Senior Editor at the OPEC Fund for International Development


The OPEC Fund for International Development is a multilateral development finance institution established in 1976. Our 12 Member Countries are:  Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Editor

Location: Austria

Job Profile

  • The Senior Editor is responsible for planning and producing the organization’s editorial content in close coordination with the Outreach & Multimedia Unit and in accordance with the Communications Strategy, in order to engage key stakeholders and leverage relationships to promote the OPEC Fund’s business goals.

Duties and Responsibilities
Content creation:

  • Writes, edits and manages the production of all editorial content, including quarterly magazine, press releases, corporate presentations and brochures, to drive quality and value.
  • Writes and edits executive communications, including speeches, talking points, testimonials and strategic correspondence, for the organization’s senior management.
  • Writes and edits strategic internal communications, contributing to the day-to-day output of the department.
  • Updates editorial style guide and ensures editorial content across all channels is on message, consistent and accurate, and that brand guidelines are upheld.
  • Prepares and manages a working budget related to print and digital publications.
  • Commissions and supervises external agencies and freelancers.
  • Reports data driven insights on readership to drive editorial improvements.

Stakeholder management and engagement:

  • Interviews OPEC Fund colleagues on a regular basis in order to optimally report success stories, promote knowledge-exchange and bring corporate values to life.
  • Interviews relevant business and political leaders in line with business supportive editorial themes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Media, Journalism, International Development or related studies.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Preferably 3-5 years of experience within a major publishing house / communication agency and an international organization in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in Arabic is a major advantage.


  • Fundamental understanding of the core activities of development institutions, including the OPEC Fund.
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to convey information succinctly.
  • Demonstrated editorial excellence and experience.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Proven self-starter with strong initiative, enthusiasm for innovation, business development.
  • Conscientious and efficient in meeting deadlines and achieving results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
  • Ability to work in an international multi-cultural environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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