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Development Editor (English Language Teaching Publishing) - 15886  
  posted: Mar. 13, 2017
 Offered by: 
Springer Nature
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
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RedNova Learning, part of Macmillan Education, produces English as a foreign language (EFL) materials for students and teachers in Latin America, East Asia, and the Middle East.

The role of the Development Editor works within a publishing project team and has day-to-day responsibility for content development from initial writing brief to publication, ensuring that all material is of an appropriate quality and fully aligned to the publishing vision of the Commissioning Editor and Publisher. The Development Editor may also commission ancillary items under the guidance of the Commission or Senior Development Editor. The role involves extensive cross-functional liaison with the content production and content delivery teams to create material which meets the needs of the key audience and is published on schedule and within budget.

Responsibilities

* Work the Commissioning Editor and/or Senior Development Editor to prepare author briefs for specific projects, in light of market research
* Support in the identification of potential authors, contributors and external content creators
* Understand contract terms and budget for external contributors, ensuring correct procedures are followed
* Work with authors to develop material which follows the brief and is aligned to different output formats
* Take responsibility for overseeing external content creators and ensure work meets the required standard
* Alert the project team to any content development issues to ensure delivery is on time and within budget
* Attend audio recordings, video/photo shoots and photo selection meetings to ensure outputs adhere to the brief / project specification
* Create artwork, design and digital specification briefs, as well as style sheets, page plans and asset briefs
* Deal with overmatter (print and digital), commenting on issues and feeding back appropriately
* Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, skills and qualifications

Essential:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent; formal ELT/TEFL qualification
* Knowledge of English Language Teaching (ELT) markets
* Demonstrable ELT/EFL teaching experience, preferably in a primary setting
* Awareness of publishing processes and how they impact manuscript development, and time and cost implications
* Attention to detail, quality control and an ability to engage with content at the highest level
* Experience of working with a range of new media and digital projects
* Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written English, and an ability to work to tight deadlines
* Excellent team-working and organisational skills with a positive attitude and commitment to aims of the company

Desirable:
* ELT publishing experience
* Experience working within a global organization/environment
* Knowledge of a second language
* Knowledge of the primary school segment of ELT

Please upload your current CV with a cover letter when applying..

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

For more information, visit our website at http://www.rednovalearning.com.

RedNovaLearning Inc. is part of Springer Nature.Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

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To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

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Job #  16993
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