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The Inter-American Foundation is an equal opportunity employer including the hiring advancement and retention of people with disabilities. Its Civil Service positions are filled in compliance with procedures mandated by federal law and regulations, which include the requirement of United States citizenship. Proficiency in Spanish may be required for some positions.

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Current Openings

This position is part of the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), Office of External and Government Affairs. The work involves drafting and editing a wide variety of publications and communication media including written publications, web, and social media, and requires an understanding of Latin America and the Caribbean and of international development.

Responsibilities

  • Writes and/or edits material for publications, social media platforms, and the IAF web presence. Writes and/or edits copy that is complex or controversial, using many sources.
  • Edits manuscripts, papers, publications, and content for presentation by electronic media. Edits texts of materials to ensure appropriate format and factual accuracy.
  • Corrects errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation, making changes as required to conform to official style guidelines, rewriting sentences or passages as necessary to improve literary quality.
  • Resolves inconsistencies in all areas of publications, changing formats in texts as needed, so that they are more effective. Revises and improves literary citations as necessary.
  • Reviews artwork accompanying manuscripts with the possibility of suggesting illustrations that are more appropriate. Determines placement of illustrations and photographs.
  • Makes certain that legends and captions for illustrations are complete and correct.
  • Directs development and production of publications covering a variety of subjects and audiences. Coordinates the progress of work by organizing materials and formats and resolving other problems that might arise during writing.
  • Establishes overall production schedule for each publication project to ensure that necessary deadlines are met and that the project remains within its allocated budget.
  • Acts as Contract Officer Representative (COR) on a number of contracts and inter agency agreements.
  • Responsible for planning, technical specifications, scopes of work, market research, post award administration of the contract. Ensures compliance with federal procurement regulations.

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