Vital Strategies, headquartered in New York City, is an international public health organization. Our programs strengthen public health systems and address the world’s leading causes of illness, injury and death. We currently work in 73 countries, supporting data-driven decision making in government, advancing evidence-based public health policies and mounting strategic communication campaigns. Vital Strategies’ priorities are driven by the greatest potential to improve and save lives. They include noncommunicable disease prevention, cardiovascular health, tobacco control, road safety, obesity prevention, epidemic prevention, overdose prevention, environmental health, vital statistics systems building and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment research. Our programs are primarily concentrated in low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific; the Overdose Prevention Program is our first initiative in the U.S. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work.
Vital Strategies offers highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Vital welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment.
Terms of Reference
Title: Copy Editor
Contract Type: Consultancy
Contract Duration: Six months
Start Date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020
The Copy Editor will review and edit existing materials, revising content for accuracy and quality, spelling, grammar, syntax and adherence to brand style across the writing portfolio for the Policy, Advocacy and Communication division. Working in an integrated manner across the editorial, public relations, digital and design teams, the consultant will copy edit materials for clarity and concision while maintaining appropriate tone and voice.
Consultant background must include:
Skills and abilities