About the Position
We are on the lookout for an enthusiastic wordsmith with a keen eye for detail, basic copy-editing and proofreading skills, and the ability to multi-task and adhere to tight production deadlines without flinching under pressure. If you fit the bill, this could be the opportunity for you to join a leading think tank at the forefront of applied economic and policy-based research, as an Editorial Assistant.
The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) is India’s oldest and largest independent economic think tank, set up in 1956 to inform policy choices for both the public and private sectors. Over the past 65 years, NCAER has served the nation well with its rich offering of applied policy research, unique data sets, evaluations, and policy inputs to Central and State governments, corporate India, the media, and informed citizens. It combines rigorous economic analysis and policy outreach with deep data collection capabilities, particularly for large-scale household surveys. As an increasingly networked institution with a growing number of overseas and domestic non-resident, visiting researchers, NCAER maintains extensive research links in India and outside.
The Editorial Assistant will assist the Editor in curating, compiling, and producing the institution’s diverse knowledge products, including journals, project reports, Annual Reports, working papers, policy briefs, newsletters, and website and social media content, as well as any other assignments that may arise from time to time. S/he will be a keen learner with strong English language, communication and inter-personal skills, and the capacity to work both independently as well as under guidance and as part of cohesive institutional teams.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
The Editorial Assistant will provide support in the following tasks being undertaken by the institution:
Qualifications and Experience
A competitive salary commensurate with NCAER policies, and experience and skill sets of the candidate. The organisation offers ample opportunities for growth and career advancement for deserving candidates.
The appointment will be for three years, renewable based on satisfactory performance.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send the following to email@example.com by 8th May 2023 with the subject line “Application for Editorial Assistant”. The position will remain open until filled.