Editorial Project Manager

Oxfam, OXFORD (OXFAM HOUSE), United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
29th June, 2016

Job Description

Help shape Oxfam’s advocacy and practitioner communications

Oxfam’s communications products for research, policy and practitioner audiences are a key part of Oxfam’s global influencing strategy and its role as a thought leader in development and humanitarian action. Our publications support Oxfam’s advocacy work, its transparency, credibility, and engagement with others in the sector to drive good practice. Oxfam’s briefing papers, research reports, policy briefs, case studies, learning products and blogs are delivered through a range of channels including the Oxfam Policy & Practice website.

We have an exciting fixed term contract opportunity available in Oxfam GB’s Policy & Practice team.

Editorial Project Manager

As an Editorial Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in bringing Oxfam’s high profile advocacy products, research reports, and programme learning publications to fruition. You will work with colleagues across the Oxfam confederation, providing professional support to authors, internal stakeholders and external contacts and managing projects from commissioning through to publication.

Reporting to the Senior Editorial Project Manager, the role involves supporting and advising colleagues to deliver the best communications products possible with the available resource. Responsibilities include copy editing and proofreading, managing freelancers, managing sign-off procedures and digital production.

The ideal candidate will have excellent project management skills, fluent English and good writing and editing skills, and good negotiation and interpersonal skills.

This role is based in Oxford.

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