JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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Economics Writer

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111462202
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economics Writer
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Richmond, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: $75,000+
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research Department seeks an Economics Writer who proposes and writes analytically challenging articles for the Richmond Fed’s quarterly economics magazine, Econ Focus; a monthly essay series, Economic Brief; and other publications. We’re looking for someone with a firm grasp of economic theory and current public policy issues, an ability to understand and interpret economic research, and excellent writing skills. The position often involves translating complex ideas in a nontechnical manner for a lay audience with limited knowledge of economics. Salary and benefits are competitive. The position is located in the Bank’s riverfront headquarters building in Richmond, Va. Visit our website ( for additional information on the department.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2019
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters are not required for the Economics Writer position.
Application Instructions:
With your application, please submit a cover letter, a resume, and 2 – 3 writing samples. Writing samples are most helpful if they feature economic content and economic analysis. Documents should be uploaded as attachments to your electronic submission. Formatted attachments can include Microsoft Office products, PDFs, JPGs or HTML documents; size for each is limited to 1.5Mb. Once your profile is complete, attach your profile to open requisition #257935 (Economics Writer) and hit “Submit.” Your information will immediately come into the assigned recruiter’s view.