An Editor/Proofreader is needed in Nairobi,Kenya

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Editor/Proofreader, Nairobi
Organization: Path
Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Office: PATH Nairobi, Kenya

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing heath challenges.

PATH’s External Affairs division leads PATH’s marketing and communications, policy and advocacy, philanthropy, business development, and strategic corporate engagement efforts. We tell the story of PATH’s work internally and externally, support the efforts of governments and policymakers around the world to adopt healthy policies, and inspire donors and corporations to partner with us and support our work.

PATH’s Brand and Creative team is part of the Marketing and Communications department within the External Affairs division and offers a range of creative services to PATH, including brand management, content strategy, writing, editing, proofreading, graphic design, photography, web design, user experience, and more.

Our team has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced technical editor and proofreader to join us in Nairobi (Kenya), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), or Johannesburg (South Africa). This position will collaborate across the Marketing and Communications department and the entire organization to edit and proofread a variety of documents and communications.

The editor/proofreader will:

 Edit and proofread documents and communications for grammar, clarity, coherence, and PATH style.
 Serve as an editorial thought partner and collaborator with PATH researchers and communicators developing academic journal articles, grant proposals, funder reports, and other technical documents.
 Add bandwidth to the Marketing and Communications department’s proofreading services. 
 Provide backup coverage to the current administrator in charge of receiving, assessing, and assigning proofreading requests to our pool of freelance proofreaders and editors.

Required skills and experience:

 3-5 years’ experience (in any similar / related job that involved editing and proofreading technical documents (e.g., academic journal articles, grant proposals, funder reports, professional resources) to ensure grammar, clarity, and alignment with institutional style.
 Clear, concise communicator with strong customer service instincts.
 Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and as part of a cross-disciplinary, remote, internationally distributed team.
 Ability to independently interact with global colleagues and partners and provide creative solutions in a professional manner.
 Proficiency in MS Office products.
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.

PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, caste, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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