Research Editor

  • Location
    Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 18

Position description

The Research Editor is a crucial member of the Exiger Diligence team. As part of the Quality Assurance function, the Research Editor reviews written reports and provides editorial feedback to researchers to ensure clarity of writing, consistency of style, and effectiveness of written communication to our clients. The Research Editor will be trained in our research and writing processes and style, and will apply their own editorial experience and best practices to the work of our researchers. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide specific, concrete, and timely feedback on reports to ensure consistency in style and clarity of writing
  • Develop mastery of all report templates and styles for various industries, clients, and report types
  • Mastery of research process
  • Edit reports to ensure a clear, concise, and thorough product for clients
  • Complete editing of cases of all levels of complexity
  • Manage multiple cases with distinct deadlines simultaneously
  • Assist with training of Research Associates and Research Interns
  • Commitment to integrity and thoroughness of research, writing, and editing

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail 
  • Superior comprehension and analytical abilities
  • Excellent logical deductive skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced and self-driven environment
  • Ability to manage and prioritize several projects and assignments simultaneously
  • Organizational and time management competency required
  • Ability to mentor others
  • Experience with all four types of editing; copy edits, substantive edits, proofreading, and developmental edits
  • Experience with editing various types and styles of written work
  • Experience in the due diligence industry a plus
  • Understanding of current events, international affairs, financial regulations, economics and/or finance
  • Professional fluency/proficiency in a Southeast Asian language a plus

Professional Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, 2-4 years of relevant work experience

Application instructions

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