Editor/Content Specialist

Overview:
Wolfe Research is seeking a highly motivated, innovative professional to join its research management team, with an emphasis on the content quality and production of equity research reports. We seek a candidate where writing and creating a narrative comes naturally. This will involve taking complex concepts and synthesizing them to attract a wider audience. Applicants must have a proclivity for action, supported by analysis, with a keen eye for detail and proven ability to prioritize and execute on multiple projects.

Job Description:
Primary responsibility is to provide expert editorial, content, and regulatory review for approval of the firm’s daily research products. The expertise built through daily interaction with research product will be leveraged to benefit research-driven projects, inclusive of research production infrastructure, analytics, reporting, and optimizing the distribution of product.

Qualifications:
Candidates either must have or be willing to obtain licenses for the review and approval of equity research reports and market commentary, including the SIE, Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24/ 87 or Series 16. Candidates will be proficient users of Salesforce and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The ideal candidate will also have familiarity with HTML, Javascript, and/or SQL.

Associate Account Executive, Real Estate and Cities (PR)

ABOUT BERLINROSEN
BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm voted Observer's #1 Most Powerful PR Agency in 2018. BerlinRosen takes a message-first, results-focused approach to communications challenges, delivering high impact media, digital strategy and advertising to top organizations and companies across a variety of industries and sectors.
ABOUT THE REAL ESTATE & CITIES TEAM
Our Real Estate & Cities practice helps visionary companies in real estate, infrastructure, affordable housing, hospitality, architecture and design who are shaping the future of cities.
We are working on some of the most notable development, transportation and infrastructure projects in NYC and around the country, including Wythe Hotel, One Vanderbilt, the World Trade Center complex, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus and Domino Park and support some of the biggest names in the industry, including Brookfield, SL Green, Oxford Properties, Waterfront Alliance and New York Building Congress.
With a team of over 25 communications professionals, we bring a unique campaign-style approach to strategic communications, combining expert strategy and nimble execution with the creativity and speed of a startup.
We are news junkies, publicists, urbanites, former campaigners, journalists, government and policy pros, and expert communications professionals obsessed with developing the future of major cities.
Now, we are looking for a temporary Associate Account Executive to join our team.
ABOUT THIS ROLE
The position is ideal for candidates with entry-level experience in strategic communications, journalism, real estate, or government. Excellent writing and organizational skills are a must. This is a temporary position, starting immediately and running until November or December, 2020. Consideration to extend the length of this position will be evaluated in the months ahead. While usually based in our New York office, the team will be remote during the length of this position.
ACCOUNTABILITIES
As an Associate Account Executive on the Real Estate & Cities team, you will...
• Implement strategy and campaign planning for multiple high-profile accounts
• Pitch and place media stories across local, regional and national outlets
• Write and edit persuasive external and internal documents such as press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, editorial board memos, and communications plans
• Oversee day-to-day communications with clients, including staffing weekly calls, developing press recaps and participating in crisis communications, as necessary
• Manage work streams across multiple accounts and focus areas, including public affairs, corporate communications and hospitality / lifestyle
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS...
• Entry-level experience in strategic communications
• Interest in PR around urbanism and cities, including for NYC Real Estate companies
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
• Attention to detail
• Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
• Excellent writing skills are a must
• A sense of humor!
WORKING AT BERLINROSEN
BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role and do your job with excellence, including...
• A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow
• A competitive salary based on leading market rates
• 100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
• Company sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
• 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
• Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
• 9 paid bank holidays
• Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
• Mobile phone reimbursement
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
BerlinRosen is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, nationality, national origin, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, BerlinRosen will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

• Entry-level experience in strategic communications
• Interest in PR around urbanism and cities, including for NYC Real Estate companies
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
• Attention to detail
• Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work with a team to meet group objectives
• Excellent writing skills are a must
• A sense of humor!

 

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Investigative Journalist - Investment Analysis

Looking to hire a Business Journalist to assist in the investment process. Job will require journalist to work closely with investment analysts to gather information through public sources and interviews to enhance deeper understanding of the investment opportunity.

The pay rate is well above minimum wage and dependent on the candidate.

Officer, Public Safety Performance Project

Full Job Title: Officer, Public Safety Performance Project (Writer)
The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective public policies and practices, and achieving tangible results. Through rigorous inquiry and knowledge sharing, we inform and engage public-spirited citizens and organizations, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause. We are a dedicated team of researchers, communicators, advocates, subject matter experts, and professionals working on some of today's big challenges – and we know we are more effective and creative collectively than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our home town and the majority of our staff located in Washington, D.C., our U.S. and international staff find working at Pew personally and professionally rewarding.
Wise stewardship of resources allows Pew employees to pursue work that strategically furthers our mission in significant and measurable ways. We collaborate with a diverse range of philanthropic partners, public and private organizations, and concerned citizens who share our interest in fact-based solutions and goal-driven initiatives to improve society. Pew attracts top talent, people of integrity who are service-oriented and willing to take on challenging assignments. We provide competitive pay and benefits, a healthy work-life balance, and a respectful and inclusive workplace. Pew employees are proud of their colleagues, proud of where they work, and proud of the institution's reputation.

The Government Performance Portfolio within Program
Pew's government performance work identifies and advances effective approaches to help solve complex challenges at all levels of government in the United States.
The portfolio's work can be traced back to our founders' early efforts to improve the lives of Americans by supporting efforts that promoted health, civic engagement, and democratic ideals. Today, we conduct research on emerging topics, develop data-driven reports, and highlight innovative approaches in addressing complex problems at the federal, state, and local levels. Current initiatives focus on health and human services, government management and budget, family economic stability, and safety and justice.

Our teams explore and advance effective policy reforms using credible, timely, and accessible research, assessing public support for change, identifying approaches that have proved successful elsewhere, and bringing together diverse perspectives to find common ground. In addition, our teams use strategic outreach and dissemination to ensure that good information is widely communicated to decision-makers, media, influential stakeholders, and the public.

Project Overview
The public safety performance project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project helps policymakers advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in criminal and juvenile justice systems that protect public safety, ensure accountability, and control costs. For more information about this project, visit www.pewtrusts.org/publicsafety.

Position Overview
The officer, writer/editor, public safety performance project, produces a high volume of publications, presentations, and other documents for policymakers, the press, and the public. The officer collaborates with project staff to maximize the quality and impact of the materials, primarily through writing and editing.
The position, based in Pew's Washington, D.C. office, reports to the project director, public safety performance project. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.

Responsibilities

• Work with the project's senior staff to set the project's research and publications agenda and prioritize workflow.
• Initiate, research, organize, write and/or edit original pieces, presentations and other materials, including topical reports, briefs and expert Q&As.
• Support project leadership with opinion editorials and other short-form writing.
• Review and edit reports, briefs, presentations, and other documents produced by project staff and partners, assisting with conceptualization and outlining as needed.
• Serve as a liaison to outside providers as needed to facilitate smooth and timely release of materials.
• Ensure consistency and accuracy in use of data and research, policy focus, and messaging.
• Work with communications department staff to ensure the editorial excellence of all materials, including writing that is compelling, concise, and clear as well as free of jargon and errors in grammar and punctuation.
• Conceptualize information graphics and data visualizations that convey powerful ideas clearly.
• Make presentations at conferences and meetings if needed.
• Develop and maintain an informed awareness of current public safety and justice issues.
• Contribute to and participate in tasks of the project and department as assigned as well as broader Pew-wide projects and committees as needed.
Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required. Experience in criminal and/or juvenile justice and public safety issues strongly preferred.
• At least eight years of applicable experience in writing and/or editing publications, news stories and/or presentations for general audiences. Daily journalism experience a plus.
• Excellent writing and editorial skills, including ease in translating complex concepts clearly and effectively, a passion for quality writing, an expressive vocabulary, and an aptitude for data visualization.
• Demonstrated strong analytical skills applied to public policy issues, including an ability to synthesize and summarize large amounts of information and focus quickly on the essence of an issue.
• Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to meet multiple deadlines by maintaining a high level of organization and coordination. Experience with project management preferred.
• Operates as a team player and supports staff to prioritize and multi-task appropriately; independently delivers high quality products in a timely manner, anticipates unmet needs and works proactively with colleagues to ensure that they are addressed.
• Acute political awareness and a nonpartisan perspective and approach.
Travel
This position requires occasional overnight travel for meetings and conferences.

Total Rewards
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Associate Producer for science stories

NHK General Bureau for America (NHK GBA) is seeking an Associate Producer for science stories. This Associate Producer will assist NHK GBA correspondents in New York with news production including:
- Conducting in depth research and analysis for a variety of science related news
- Compiling research into summary documents
- Pitching story ideas for feature news stories
- Arranging and coordinating filming, interviews.
This position will start as soon as possible. You must be available for an online/in-person interview.

Basic Qualifications:

• Must be authorized to work in the United States
• Bachelor’s degree (Preferably in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math or Science communication)
• Master’s degree preferred
• Language: Fluent English required

Job Details:
• Temporary (2 -3 months, but could be extended)
• Monday - Friday
• 4 - 6 hours/day (Schedule can be discussed)
• Work from home
• No benefits
• Pay is hourly, DOE

Associate Editor for Fundraising

Are you a thoughtful and precise editor who wants to use your talents to inspire support for lifesaving medical care? Do you understand the art and craft of storytelling, and enjoy collaborating with colleagues to shape powerful narratives?

We’re seeking an Associate Editor for Fundraising who will apply their strong editorial, copywriting, and interpersonal skills to ensure digital and print communications that get results. You will primarily focus on fundraising communications that will galvanize readers to donate, engage, and act.

USPSC Press and Public Outreach Officer

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA20B00007
ISSUANCE DATE: November 18, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: July 6, 2020, 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

SUBJECT: Solicitation for U.S. Personal Service Contractor (USPSC)

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government (USG), represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is seeking offers from qualified U.S. citizens to provide personal services as a Press and Public Outreach Officer under a United States Personal Services Contract (USPSC), as described in the solicitation.

Submittals must be in accordance with the attached information at the place and time specified. Offerors interested in applying for this position MUST submit the following materials:
1. Complete resume. In order to fully evaluate your offer, your resume must include:
(a) Paid and non-paid experience, job title, location(s), dates held (month/year), and hours worked per week for each position. Any experience that does not include dates (month/year), locations, and hours per week will not be counted towards meeting the solicitation requirements.
(b) Specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work.
(c) Education and any other qualifications including job-related training courses, job-related skills, or job-related honors, awards or accomplishments.
(d) U.S. Citizenship
(e) Optional: How did you hear about this opportunity? (FedBizOpps, OFDA Jobs, Career Fair, etc.).

Your resume must contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the experience requirements as stated in this solicitation. This information must be clearly identified in your resume. Failure to provide information sufficient to determine your qualifications for the position will result in loss of full consideration.
2. Supplemental document specifically addressing the Quality Ranking Factors (QRFs) shown in the solicitation.
3. USPSC Offeror form AID 309-2. Offerors are required to complete sections A through I. This form must be physically signed. Electronic signatures will not be accepted. AID 309-2 is available at http://www.usaid.gov/forms.

NOTE REGARDING DATA UNIVERSAL NUMBERING SYSTEM (DUNS) NUMBERS
AND THE SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT
All USPSCs with a place of performance in the United States are required to have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to receiving an award. You will be disqualified if you either fail to comply with this requirement or if your name appears on the excluded parties list. The selectee will be provided with guidance regarding this registration.
NOTE: As of March 28, 2018, all new SAM.gov entity registrations will now require a signed notarized letter identifying the authorized Entity administrator for the entity associated with the DUNS number. Additional information on the format of the notarized letter and where to submit can be found via the below Federal Service Desk link: https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/answer.do?sysparm_kbid=d2e67885db0d5f00b3257d321f96194b&
sysparm_search=kb0013183

Offerors can expect to receive a confirmation email when offer materials have been received. Offerors must retain for their records copies of all enclosures which accompany their offers. Your complete resume and the supplemental document addressing the QRFs must be emailed to:

OFDA Recruitment Team
E-Mail Address: recruiter@ofda.gov
Website: www.OFDAjobs.net

Any questions on this solicitation may be directed to OFDA Recruitment Team via the information provided above.

Sincerely,
Renee Newton
Contracting Officer

Officer, Public Safety Performance Project

Overview
Full Job Title: Officer, Public Safety Performance Project (Writer)
The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective public policies and practices, and achieving tangible results. Through rigorous inquiry and knowledge sharing, we inform and engage public-spirited citizens and organizations, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause. We are a dedicated team of researchers, communicators, advocates, subject matter experts, and professionals working on some of today's big challenges – and we know we are more effective and creative collectively than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our home town and the majority of our staff located in Washington, D.C., our U.S. and international staff find working at Pew personally and professionally rewarding.
Wise stewardship of resources allows Pew employees to pursue work that strategically furthers our mission in significant and measurable ways. We collaborate with a diverse range of philanthropic partners, public and private organizations, and concerned citizens who share our interest in fact-based solutions and goal-driven initiatives to improve society. Pew attracts top talent, people of integrity who are service-oriented and willing to take on challenging assignments. We provide competitive pay and benefits, a healthy work-life balance, and a respectful and inclusive workplace. Pew employees are proud of their colleagues, proud of where they work, and proud of the institution's reputation.

The Government Performance Portfolio within Program
Pew's government performance work identifies and advances effective approaches to help solve complex challenges at all levels of government in the United States.
The portfolio's work can be traced back to our founders' early efforts to improve the lives of Americans by supporting efforts that promoted health, civic engagement, and democratic ideals. Today, we conduct research on emerging topics, develop data-driven reports, and highlight innovative approaches in addressing complex problems at the federal, state, and local levels. Current initiatives focus on health and human services, government management and budget, family economic stability, and safety and justice.

Our teams explore and advance effective policy reforms using credible, timely, and accessible research, assessing public support for change, identifying approaches that have proved successful elsewhere, and bringing together diverse perspectives to find common ground. In addition, our teams use strategic outreach and dissemination to ensure that good information is widely communicated to decision-makers, media, influential stakeholders, and the public.

Project Overview
The public safety performance project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project helps policymakers advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in criminal and juvenile justice systems that protect public safety, ensure accountability, and control costs. For more information about this project, visit www.pewtrusts.org/publicsafety.

Position Overview
The officer, writer/editor, public safety performance project, produces a high volume of publications, presentations, and other documents for policymakers, the press, and the public. The officer collaborates with project staff to maximize the quality and impact of the materials, primarily through writing and editing.
The position, based in Pew's Washington, D.C. office, reports to the project director, public safety performance project. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.

Responsibilities
• Work with the project's senior staff to set the project's research and publications agenda and prioritize workflow.
• Initiate, research, organize, write and/or edit original pieces, presentations and other materials, including topical reports, briefs and expert Q&As.
• Support project leadership with opinion editorials and other short-form writing.
• Review and edit reports, briefs, presentations, and other documents produced by project staff and partners, assisting with conceptualization and outlining as needed.
• Serve as a liaison to outside providers as needed to facilitate smooth and timely release of materials.
• Ensure consistency and accuracy in use of data and research, policy focus, and messaging.
• Work with communications department staff to ensure the editorial excellence of all materials, including writing that is compelling, concise, and clear as well as free of jargon and errors in grammar and punctuation.
• Conceptualize information graphics and data visualizations that convey powerful ideas clearly.
• Make presentations at conferences and meetings if needed.
• Develop and maintain an informed awareness of current public safety and justice issues.
• Contribute to and participate in tasks of the project and department as assigned as well as broader Pew-wide projects and committees as needed.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required. Experience in criminal and/or juvenile justice and public safety issues strongly preferred.
• At least eight years of applicable experience in writing and/or editing publications, news stories and/or presentations for general audiences. Daily journalism experience a plus.
• Excellent writing and editorial skills, including ease in translating complex concepts clearly and effectively, a passion for quality writing, an expressive vocabulary, and an aptitude for data visualization.
• Demonstrated strong analytical skills applied to public policy issues, including an ability to synthesize and summarize large amounts of information and focus quickly on the essence of an issue.
• Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to meet multiple deadlines by maintaining a high level of organization and coordination. Experience with project management preferred.
• Operates as a team player and supports staff to prioritize and multi-task appropriately; independently delivers high quality products in a timely manner, anticipates unmet needs and works proactively with colleagues to ensure that they are addressed.
• Acute political awareness and a nonpartisan perspective and approach.
Travel
This position requires occasional overnight travel for meetings and conferences.

Total Rewards
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator (part-time position)

As a fast-growing advisory business, we are on a lookout for a motivated young professional / graduate student to join our team as a Communications Coordinator in a part-time capacity.

While the exact scope will be crafted with the right candidate, here are some broad terms:
Hyphen is looking for someone to shape its communication strategy and then help running it. This is an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or young professional who would like to help build a wide recognition for a new brand.
Working closely with our Leadership, you will gain hands-on experience in shaping our day-to-day
communication practices, as well as coordinating the development of content.

You will have:
• Strategic idea and the drive to build a global recognized brand
• Structured problem solving and pragmatic ways of working
• Native understanding of social media (especially LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter)
• Ability to work independently under tight deadlines
• Ability to write in a concise and clear manner for various audiences
• Interest in the “future of work” and changes to expertise-driven professional services
• Confidence in conducting interviews with senior business leaders and government officials

What we offer
We are mindful that these are unusual times and want to offer maximum flexibility for the right candidate. Advertised position is available immediately, calculated at 15h/week, competitively remunerated, and – for the timing being – offered fully remotely.

 

Freelance Journalist

Highlands Partners is a newly formed boutique global consulting and executive search firm. We specialize in the placement of top capital raising individuals and teams for alternative asset management firms around the world. Our clients include a range of prominent private equity, real estate, infrastructure, private debt, hedge fund, and private fund placement firms.

Highlands Partners is looking for a freelance journalist to cover trends in the alternative investment industry. The ideal professional will be able to help create three to four articles a quarter to be featured in our newsletter.

Highlands has a wealth of information on many topics, such as the expansion of the infrastructure investment space and the increased demand for capital raising professionals who cover insurance investors. We are looking for a journalist who can help us transform our market intelligence into articles that are easy to digest and engage with people in the investment management community. Additionally, we will provide topics such as what differentiates women CIOs? And, does gender affect a candidate's compensation expectations and negotiation tactics when making a career move? We are looking for a thought leader who is comfortable researching, interviewing, and writing about such topics.

We're looking for a journalist who is curious about investment management as well as the psychology behind recruitment and career development. Candidates should be able to use research, interviewing, and writing skills to produce stories about investment management, capital raising, and recruiting. You should also be a strong storyteller, have good news judgment, and be comfortable with audience data as a factor in decision-making.

Skills:

• Solid grasp of a range of topics in the financial services industry in order to write and report succinctly and accurately;
• Lens on people in the investment management community: What is important to them? And how do they find their content?;
• Command of standard journalistic methodology (AP style, libel issues, etc.);
• Experience incorporating various kinds of data into reporting.

Qualifications:

• At least two years of reporting experience, ideally in financial services journalism;
• Bachelor's degree or Master’s degree in journalism;
• New York City is preferred, but we'd consider strong candidates in other regions of the country who can bring a new perspective.