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Editorial Consultant

Editorial Consultant

ICF is hiring an editorial consultant to support a U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) contract with the USDOL’s Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (OCFT). The position will be short-term with variable hours, up to full time. It is estimated the job will last from the mid-January 2021 through May 2021, with a possible extension based on available funding. The closing date for applications is November 17, 2020.

Job Description:

The consultant in this position will support our USDOL contract by working on documents within USDOL’s custom SharePoint system. The consultant hired in this position must first complete security clearance forms and the USDOL security process. The consultant will be required to attend an online training, tentatively scheduled for January 11, 2021.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend training on the research tasks provided by client research managers and other training related to USDOL’s research subject matter
  • Perform fact-checking of sources used against the citations in the USDOL’s Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (TDA) report to ensure accuracy and adherence to the TDA guides.
  • Perform technical edits of the TDA country reports, using the USDOL SharePoint system and entering all comments and edits into that system
  • Perform copy edits of the TDA country reports using the USDOL SharePoint system
  • Adhere to strict USDOL editing guidelines (USDOL and ICF will provide training and written guidance).
  • Efficiently complete fact-checking and technical edit for each assigned country report in a high-pressure, extremely time-bound environment.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and produce accurate results, often on a quick turnaround basis.
  • Ability to conduct work in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in written French to accurately fact check text from French sources.
  • Proficiency in Word and in using Adobe pdfs.
  • Ability to obtain low-level security clearance. U.S. citizenship is NOT required, must "meet all Background Investigation requirements in accordance to FIPS 201-2 para 2 (Common Identification, Security, and Privacy Requirements) section 2.1 and 2 (p. 5 and 6)."
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team and also to be self-motivated.
  • A minimum bachelor’s degree; academic or experience in international affairs, especially child labor and/or human trafficking, useful.

Contact: Please send CV to Suteera Nagavajara, Research Director, ICF, International Health and Development Team, Email: suteera.nagavajara@icf.com

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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