Assistant Production Editor


Company :  Devex
Location :  Spain, Spain
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent

Join the Media Platform for the Global Development Community.

You: an ambitious editor and content manager who keeps the trains on time and has creative and strategic ideas to reach readers on social media.

Us: a buzzed-about social enterprise committed to changing the world through our audience of one million aid workers and development professionals.

If you’re eager to use your editorial chops and social media expertise to make a real difference for people everywhere and to help build one of the most exciting new media platforms in the world, we’d love to meet. You’ll find at Devex an opportunity to carve out your own place in the world, learn from sharp, committed colleagues, and be part of an energizing culture that’s low on bureaucracy and high on impact (and fun).

Why this position is great for you:

We cover the most important issues in the world, from eradicating malaria and polio to fighting climate change to ending poverty in our time

Our news team gets to know some of the most inspiring leaders in the world, from celebrities to philanthropists to aid workers making a difference on the ground

We write exclusively original content, including full-length features, and have a sustainable business model to do it

Professionals at NGOs like Save the Children, CARE, ONE, Gates Foundation and more rely on us to be in-the-know

We’re a young, dynamic company that’s growing fast and that has an open, collaborative culture

No bureaucracy here: you’ll get to own your work and will get the support you need

Want to get ahead? We’re filled with stories of people who joined Devex and moved up, and up, and up. And that’s exactly what we’re looking for from you.

What we need from you:

The main responsibilities of the Devex Assistant Production Editor are…

Copy edit news and partnership content and other material as needed, including job descriptions, tenders, and special reports.

Post and manage all content published on Devex website and in the newsletters.

Maintain accuracy and overall quality of publications.

Write headlines, abstracts, and photo captions, and select photos.

Write content for Devex newsletters.

Work closely with our engagement editor to draft social media posts.

Track success of engagement and coverage, and create policies and processes based on analytics and metrics.

Other details:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters would be preferred, but are not required.

Our workplace offers creative spaces, snack- filled fridges and all the espresso you can drink. If you’d like to be a part of this progressive group of global development game changers, we want to hear from you. Get the conversation started by submitting an application now!



To fit well in this role you must be truly sharp, an excellent writer and editor, and someone with the communications skills that attract colleagues to want to work with you. You also must have…

1-2 years of copy editing experience and content management

Excellent editing skills, including a particular attention to detail and accuracy

Relevant undergraduate degree & existing work authorization in Europe

Preferred Qualifications

Besides the basic requirements, here’s what we’d love to see…

Familiarity with AP style

Strong verbal and written communications skills and strong problem-solving capabilities

Native familiarity with social media and multimedia tools

Experience in the developing world and a global mindset

Work experience at a major cutting-edge media brand

Experience with HTML, Google Analytics, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator a plus

You haven’t just heard of the World Bank and the Gates Foundation; you actually know what they do and how they work

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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