The Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS), Islamabad, is seeking a creative, results-driven & detail-oriented individual to work as Assistant Editor.

Must -Haves:

  • BS Hon/MA/MS degree in English Language & Literature from HEC recognised university.
  • 2 years’ experience in magazine/ journal/scholarly publishing.
  • Excellent writing/proofreading skills, with the ability to shift writing style to suit different audiences & formats, especially academic writing.
  • Experience with citation formats like CMS, APA & Harvard as well indexing & abstracting.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.


  • Fact-checking & reference standardisation.
  • Maintaining publications data.
  • Proofreading for syntax & substance.
  • Ability to produce 1000-word press brief without compromising nuance, objectivity and time.
  • Copyediting (under the CASS house style and common sense).


  • Citation analysis.
  • Text composing/formatting know-how. 
  • InDesign, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop proficiency. 
  • Experience with publishing tools. 
  • Packaging (headlines and art).

Application Process:

Interested applicants are required to email the following:

  • Cover letter.
  • One-page résumé.
  • Two writing samples: one on a current issue no longer than 800 words & the other an excerpt of past, preferably longer work or named published material.
  • 2-3 professional references.

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