Data-Driven Journalist - Inter-American Development Bank

JournalistUnspecified05/10/2015Inter-American Development BankWashington D.C., United StatesStatisticsSpreadsheetsPowerPointGraphicsDesignAPIs1. Academic Degree / Level & Years of Professional Work Experience: Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or Journalism. Master’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field. 2. Languages: Native English speaker and fluent in Spanish 3. Areas of Expertise: Demonstrated understanding of statistics and statistical analysis. Work experience with a development institution preferable. 4. Skills: Superior written skills. Ability to work in a diverse multi-cultural team as well as individual. Creative and strategic thinker. Expert in Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Power Point), knowledge of graphic design preferred. Familiarity with application programming interface (API).The goal of this consultancy is to support the SPD’s Communications Team Leader in the various activities described below: 1. Write clear and concise stories, reports, and blogs based on quantitative and qualitative information that is easily understood by a non-technical audience; 2. Identify newsworthy stories; by communicating with SPD team leaders, and leveraging internal data, learnings and insights. 3. Proofread, translate, and edit drafts of communications material produced in the Department; 4. Create data visualizations ensuring effective dissemination in social media outlets; 5. Create Power Point presentations for high officials of the Bank.Apply,2837.htmlYes