Editor/writer General Public technical brochure on chemicals, published by European Industry Association

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Experience Level: Expert
A European industry association based in Brussels is looking for a freelance editor for the first of potentially four technical brochures designed for non-specialist audiences (regulators, media, potential customers, general public) presenting their various products (chemicals), where they are used, how, for what purpose/benefit, and what technical challenges they must meet.

The expected resulting brochure would be ca 35-40 pages.
Project kick off: early May 2010.
Text / illustrations ready by July 2010.
Final brochure ready & printed by end-August 2010.

The work would include:
- leading a drafting group of ca. 5 persons (technical & advocacy experts) from the member companies (several teleconferences & e-mail exchanges) ;
- together with the drafting group, define the scope & contents of the brochure depending on information availability, feasibility & budget ;
- collect adequate information covering technical, health, societal & environmental aspects and transform it into understandable texts/schemes/images for non-specialist audiences ;

Depending on candidates:
- get the text reviewed and approved by the member companies & several scientific peer reviewers to be selected ;
- follow the layout and printing work with selected suppliers.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 27 April 2010 COB

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