Program and Editorial Assistant at Fair Labor Association

ABOUT THE FLA

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) combines the efforts of industry, civil society organizations, and colleges and universities to protect workers’ rights and improve working conditions worldwide by promoting adherence to international labor standards. The FLA is based in Washington, D.C., and has offices in Geneva, Switzerland and Shanghai, China. For more information on the FLA, please see http://www.fairlabor.org.

SUMMARY

The Program and Editorial Assistant provides administrative support to the Workplace Accountability Program by editing Independent External Assessment (IEA) reports, tracking the IEA workflow, maintaining factory lists and assisting with occasional research and data mining.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  1. Edit and format IEA reports (60%)
  2. Track and provide weekly updates on IEA workflow (20%)
  3. Research factory lists and historical audit data (10%)
  4. Work with company representatives on the factory lists and provide support in navigating the FLA Platforms (10%)

SUPERVISION EXCERCISED:

None

KEY SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Exceecptional oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters
  • Copyediting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Sound judgment
  • Demonstrated initiative and reliability
  • Effective research skills
  • Diplomacy

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • At least two years of experience writing or editing documents for the general public
  • Knowledge of and experience in the labor compliance field, labor rights, human rights and/or corporate social responsibility
  • Strong computer literacy including MS Office Suite; experience with iOS preferred
  • Experience in writing various types of reports

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in an office environment
  • Heavy computer usage
  • Requires bending, reaching and lifting up to 20 lbs.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected]airlabor.org.  Include Program and Editorial Assistant in the subject line. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit salary history.

The position is based in Washington, DC and may require some domestic travel.

Contract

Closing date

ABOUT THE FLA

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) combines the efforts of industry, civil society organizations, and colleges and universities to protect workers’ rights and improve working conditions worldwide by promoting adherence to international labor standards. The FLA is based in Washington, D.C., and has offices in Geneva, Switzerland and Shanghai, China. For more information on the FLA, please see http://www.fairlabor.org.

SUMMARY

The Program and Editorial Assistant provides administrative support to the Workplace Accountability Program by editing Independent External Assessment (IEA) reports, tracking the IEA workflow, maintaining factory lists and assisting with occasional research and data mining.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  1. Edit and format IEA reports (60%)
  2. Track and provide weekly updates on IEA workflow (20%)
  3. Research factory lists and historical audit data (10%)
  4. Work with company representatives on the factory lists and provide support in navigating the FLA Platforms (10%)

SUPERVISION EXCERCISED:

None

KEY SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Exceecptional oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters
  • Copyediting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Sound judgment
  • Demonstrated initiative and reliability
  • Effective research skills
  • Diplomacy

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • At least two years of experience writing or editing documents for the general public
  • Knowledge of and experience in the labor compliance field, labor rights, human rights and/or corporate social responsibility
  • Strong computer literacy including MS Office Suite; experience with iOS preferred
  • Experience in writing various types of reports

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in an office environment
  • Heavy computer usage
  • Requires bending, reaching and lifting up to 20 lbs.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected]. Include Program and Editorial Assistant in the subject line. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit salary history.

The position is based in Washington, DC and may require some domestic travel.

Contract: Not specified

Closing date: Not specified

Location: Washington DC, USA

Salary: Competitive