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Associate Editor

Project Syndicate is seeking an Associate Editor (AE). This is a full-time position reporting to our Managing Editor and Chief Operating Officer. The primary responsibility of the AE will be to edit standard length opinion commentaries and, as needed, longer-form content such as book reviews and interviews. The AE will also be responsible for writing headlines, tag lines, short summaries, and social media posts, and may be tasked with editing and curating features on the PS website and newsletters on an ad hoc basis.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Editing 800-1,000-word opinion commentaries and, on occasion, longer-form content
  • Writing headlines and social media posts for edited commentaries
  • Evaluating and managing unsolicited submissions
  • Assisting with some (minor) website administration and curation of editorial features
  • Occasional editing, curation, and production of editorial newsletters
  • Other ad hoc editorial tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum four years of experience in an editing/copy-editing capacity
  • Well-developed writing ability in US English at a native level of proficiency 
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, news-driven environment
  • Flexible schedule (evenings and weekends when required)
  • Strong knowledge of world affairs, economics, and public policy
  • Passion for news and commentary 

Preferred:

  • Minimum four years of journalism experience in an editing capacity
  • Experience with a CMS and email marketing client (e.g., Mailchimp)
  • Social media fluency 

Additional Information:

  • Full-time position
  • Remote work
  • Competitive salary
  • Dynamic organization 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to careers@project-syndicate.org.

Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.

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    Will the Productivity Revolution Be Postponed?

    Barry Eichengreen

    US President Joe Biden clearly has bet on faster productivity growth to pay for his $4.1 trillion American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan. But history suggests that any acceleration of productivity growth is likely to be delayed – perhaps by decades.

    draws a parallel between the present and the decades preceding and following the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.
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    Waking the Norwegian Green Giant

    Mariana Mazzucato & Rainer Kattel

    As one of the world's leading exporters of natural gas, Norway faces a unique challenge in a world that is increasingly moving away from fossil fuels. The country has all the financial, technological, and human resources it needs to thrive in a decarbonized future; what's missing is policy leadership.

    explain how the country can use its oil wealth to lead, rather than undermine, the clean-energy transition.
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