African Wildlife Foundation Writer & Editorial Associate Jobs in Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation Writer & Editorial Associate Jobs in Kenya


  • Are you a careful and engaging writer adept at translating sometimes complicated concepts into compelling feature articles and other content appropriate for global audiences?

  • Can you put yourself in readers’ shoes and inspire them to read further and take action?

  • Are you exacting about factual accuracy? Do you have a keen editorial eye?

  • Most importantly, do you care about the future of wildlife?

  • The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified candidate to support our writing and brand awareness efforts and further AWF’s position as Africa’s conservation leader.

  • You will play a key role in developing content for AWF publications, focusing on writing original stories, copyediting others’ stories, and proofreading.

  • Your goal will be to help ensure the breadth and impacts of AWF’s work are communicated to important audiences, including members and major donors.

    Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, research and write feature articles, news briefs and other content for AWF publications including wildlife tourism magazine installments and AWF annual report.

  • Liaise with field and program staff members to keep abreast of important organizational news, especially related to conservation impacts, successes, and challenges.

  • Share developments, successes, challenges and other AWF news to AWF internal audiences via a variety of channels and your own reports to the team.

  • Review and edit articles, news stories and other content submitted by the organization’s stakeholders with an eye for accuracy, audience
    appeal, and adherence to editorial and brand guidelines.

  • Help plan and maintain an editorial calendar to ensure AWF marketing team coverage of programs and projects.

  • Help populate internal knowledge database related to AWF programs and impacts as well as frequently cited facts about species, wildlife threats, etc.

  • Reflect a strong brand voice and help ensure AWF upholds its reputation as the authority on African conservation.

  • Work closely with Marketing Team colleagues on projects as assigned.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ year(s) of experience

  • Excellent writing, copyediting and proofreading skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to accuracy and editorial quality

  • Strong research skills and ability to translate complex ideas and issues into easily understood messages

  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines

  • Willingness to pitch in on a variety of tasks as part of a dedicated team

  • Keen interest or experience in Africa’s wildlife/land/people

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Wildlife Foundation Writer & Editorial Associate Jobs in Kenya


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