The I4I Managing Editor reports to the Editor-in-Chief who has the ultimate responsibility of screening content, launching new initiatives, soliciting contributions by suitable experts, etc. The Managing Editor is expected to work very closely with the Editor-in-Chief in developing and implementing the overall strategy, and take day-to-day responsibility for the smooth functioning of the portal and maintaining the high quality of I4I. The Managing Editor will edit technical content, such that it is accessible and engaging for a wide, lay audience. This job therefore requires adequate proficiency in economics and econometrics and an excellent command over the English language.
The Managing Editor will line manage all members of the editorial team, consisting of four part-time staff, and any external suppliers as appropriate. They will also actively engage with the IGC’s Communications Team on the organisation’s communications and global influencing strategy and with relevant colleagues on country strategy in India, including fundraising activities.
Location: We have a preference for the Managing Editor to be based in New Delhi, India, but may consider other locations in India.
Contract: Full-time on an open-ended basis to September 2026, subject to funding. The role is currently expected to be full-time (35 hours/week) and performed remotely.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The deadline for this position has been extended and those who have already applied for this position need not re-apply.
To apply: Please fill out the application form, and send your CV and 2 writing samples (hyperlinks or PDF) to Emilie Yam (email@example.com). If available, please include writing samples that are single-author, non-academic, and policy-focused.
*Note: We have extended the deadline for this role. Applications that have already been submitted are still under consideration, and previous applicants should not apply again.