Smart Power Myanmar is seeking a qualified candidate (f/m) for a 12-month part-time consultancy as technical research and content writer. The successful candidate will work with our communication and program implementation teams to produce various high-quality and high-impact communication products that help promote our mission and activities. These will include: technical briefs, insight stories and blogs, as well as quarterly reports and internal and external reports and possibly also proposals for funding. The content will contribute to Smart Power Myanmar’s objective of using data to tell stories, deliver messages and advocate for systemic change. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in both research and journalism, and will have excellent writing proficiency in English, ability to distil raw material into stories and research pieces and creative skills to contribute to editorial planning. We are also looking for someone who has proven experience working well with field staff (ideally in Myanmar) in order to extract key learning from the field to translate those insights into global stories.
We envisage that this role will require approximately 8-10 days per month, subject to ebbs and flows depending on workflows and periodic special projects. The writer’s key responsibilities will include the following activities and deliverables: