Associate Editor

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The Devex Partnerships team is an integral part of the Devex news function. Through content sponsored by or created with input from our partners — leading NGOs, foundations, corporations, aid agencies and more — we help our audience better understand and advance key development issues. We do this through our events, content series, visual stories, surveys, and much more.

About you

Do you have 3+ years’ experience devising media events, drafting concept notes, identifying and securing speakers, engaging with partners, and working with project managers to produce high-quality editorially-driven events and content? Do you have demonstrable interest or professional experience in the global development or humanitarian aid sectors? And are you excited to be a part of a mission-driven media company that has an open, teamwork-focused culture? Then read on.

You’re a highly organized, detail-oriented team player with excellent communication skills. You thrive in an environment where you own your work (but you get the support you need) and show a can-do attitude. And you always strive to create engaging and impactful content to bring about positive change.

What you’ll do here

In your first 30 days you will:

  • Get to know your colleagues on the News Partnerships team and how they work
  • Collaborate on an editorial event brief and work with the team to identify, select and secure speakers, and build out programming for an upcoming event
  • Learn and master our internal tools and processes.

By the time you finish your first year you will have:

  • Led editorial and programming on a series of standalone events and partner segments around high-profile moments including the World Health Assembly, the U.N. General Assembly, COP29, Davos and Devex World!
  • Written and coordinated takeaway articles, Q&As and filmed social clips
  • Developed and maintained strong relations with event partners, colleagues and freelance vendors.

Required qualifications

  • Native level of English, spoken and written
  • Professional experience with media events, communications or journalism
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Ability to travel internationally 2-3 weeks per year


  • Experience in the global development or humanitarian aid sectors
  • Experience moderating events or conducting on-camera interviews
  • Work authorization in Spain
  • A Master’s degree from an accredited university
  • Professional audiovisual or social media experience
  • Another language (French, Spanish or Arabic preferred)

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