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Publication or Company Kaplan Test Prep
Job Title Content Development Manager
Industry Other Publishing, NY
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Kaplan Medical has an immediate opening for a Content Development Manager. The successful candidate will work hands-on as a key member of the Product Development team to help us refine processes, organize development, and deliver high quality content to our print, online, and question-based products

Kaplan Medical Product Development is a department within Kaplan Medical Licensing, a unit of Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. We are a highly collaborative team that works in a fast-paced environment to create high quality medical course materials, test questions, video content, and support media for delivery via print, live presentations, online, and mobile devices. The team regularly coordinates with business stakeholders, offsite faculty, content developers, as well as web production, release, and software development teams. The Content Development Manager will operate in a fully hands-on capacity to facilitate collaboration and communication among all of these groups to improve the overall quality and time-to-market of our product creation process.

JOB SUMMARY:

Assemble business content goals into an overall timeline
Work with production stakeholders to define or assemble workflows and delivery timelines
Develop and maintain a production schedule across all projects
Traffic content through development stages from planning to completion
Proactively communicate progress and status to business and content stakeholders
Support team processes with an eye toward quality control, simplification, and streamlining
Work with content stakeholders to anticipate, communicate and address production issues
Take ownership of communications between all parties when it becomes necessary to address changes in priority or delivery

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Four-year college degree or equivalent experience
A true desire to lead as a facilitator
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem-solving and issue resolution capabilities
Watertight organizational skills
Passing familiarity with tools used to create content, not limited to Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Microsoft Office Suite, web content technologies [HTML, XML, FLASH and .MP4]
Knowledge of content development and project management processes.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

Expertise with tools used to create content, not limited to Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Microsoft Office Suite, web content technologies [HTML, XML, FLASH and .MP4]
Familiarity with content management systems
Exposure to Agile/Scrum or other formal process management methodologies
About Our Company Kaplan is the world leader in test preparation and has served millions of students since its founding more than 70 years ago. Kaplan offers preparation for more than 90 standardized tests for college and graduate school admissions and English-language proficiency, as well as academic tutoring and pre-college test prep for students in their K through 12 years. In addition, Kaplan Test Prep offers programs to prepare professionals for a variety of licensing and advanced designation exams as well as continuing education in various fields.
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