Deadline: 9 April 2023 - Job Code: 8.3.03

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for Editor/Speechwriter in the Public Relations & Information Department (Grade H).

Main Responsibilities

  •  Sources, researches, writes, re-writes, edits, and sub-edits reports and articles for various in-house publications in a professional manner, ensuring timeliness of publications;

  • Researches and produces commentaries, news analyses and special feature articles on oil and the energy industry in general for in-house publications and the OPEC website as well as for external publications in a professional manner, ensuring timeliness of publications

  • Researches and drafts speeches, and edits presentations, papers and technical reports in a professional manner, ensuring timeliness of publications

  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.


  • University degree in Media studies, Journalism, English Language, Social Sciences or related fields

  • Advanced degree preferred

Work Experience

  • University degree: 8 years

  • Advanced degree: 6 years

Skills and Knowledge

  •  Editing, copy-editing & proofreading

  • Speechwriting

  • Some knowledge of energy industry/international organizations

  • Communication and analytical skills

  • Presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Customer service orientation

  • Initiative and integrity

  • Full command of written and spoken English; other major languages an asset


Monthly basic salary of (€ 5,479 x 12 per year), with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.


Applicants should please complete the form called “Application Form” which may be downloaded from our homepage (www.opec.org) and send it to:

Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – AUSTRIA
Or email: recruitment@opec.org

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 8.3.03” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 April 2023. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.