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Job Board >> Energy and Sustainability Writer

Company Name AGRION
Location Telecommute, **
Date Posted 15, Thursday 2012
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Hourly Rate


AGRION is a global business network for professionals in Energy, Cleantech, and Corporate Sustainability.

With offices in San Francisco, New York, Frankfurt, Paris, and Beijing, and an international community of more than 100,000 industry professionals, AGRION provides a platform for members to connect, exchange ideas, and identify business opportunities on a global scale. Each office hosts weekly onsite and online conferences to facilitate face-to-face networking and online collaboration with leaders in the industry. A written report is then published on the Agrion website.

AGRION San Francisco is currently seeking a talented writer to contribute to the report writing process for each meeting. The position will require the candidate to attend meetings, transcribe audio recordings, and provide basic editing on a part time basis under the West Coast Data and Content Manager. Onsite roundtables include 1h30 panel discussions with 2 to 5 speakers, online webinars last for about 1hr including Q&A. This is a fast paced position and the ability to meet deadlines is crucial.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Attend weekly meetings, watch online webinars, and take notes
• Transcribing audio recordings of meetings in a fast turnaround environment
• Generate an edited 10 - 15 page report from the transcribed audio
• Assist the West Coast Data and Content Manager to generate reports in a rapid fashion

Position Requirements:

• A college degree in Sustainability, English, creative writing, journalism, or communications preferred, though students in these degrees are also welcome to apply.
• A strong interest in the sustainability/energy field is preferred
• Excellent command of the English language and grammar, spelling, and composition.
• Must have excellent oral communications and interpersonal skills, and be able to take constructive criticism of ones work
• Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Ability to quickly learn Express Scribe transcription software
• Dress appropriately in business attire for attending meetings
• Ability to work at home or in the office and complete tasks on deadline
• Flexible working hours and willingness to attend early morning meetings
• Minimum 1 year administrative and business writing experience (2-3 years of college writing for students)
• Ability to work under minimal supervision
• Minimum 50 words per minute
• Competent understanding of AP Style Guidelines
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
• Must be a team player

How To Apply

Please submit a resume, formal cover letter and a writing sample when applying.
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