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23 March 2017

OIE: Copy-editor

Salary: 2 900 Euros Net / month + benefits (salary exempt of French income tax, annual bonus)

Duration: 2 years - Renewable for an unlimited number of times according to performance


Context :

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is an intergovernmental organisation recognized by the World Trade Organization as a reference Organisation for intergovernmental standards concerning zoonoses and the sanitary safety of international trade in animals and products of animal origin, and is in charge of improving animal health, veterinary public health and animal welfare worldwide, as well as transparency of the global animal disease situation.

The OIE maintains permanent relations with over 70 international and regional Organisations and has 12 regional offices around the globe.


You will support the work of the Publications Unit in producing high-quality publications by editing manuscripts to a high standard, providing editorial guidance, and overseeing the work of freelance service providers. You will work as part of a small team consisting of the Head of the Unit, the Sales and Marketing Manager, a Secretary/Translator who coordinates the production of our trilingual magazine and edits the French-language version, and a Secretary whose primary responsibility is coordinating the peer-review process for the Scientific and Technical Review.

This is a full-time position as an international civil servant based at the OIE Headquarters in Paris (France) that is available from June 2017.

For more information and to apply, see the OIE website.

Applications should be submitted by 4 April 2017 at the latest.

Suitable applicants will be asked to edit a short piece of writing and a shortlist of candidates will then be invited to attend an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to sit another short editing test.

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