Book Publishing, ELT, Marketing, Non-profit, Other Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales, Social Media
New York, NY
Cambridge University Press ELT is seeking an experienced Development Editor to join an international team developing innovative ELT materials in video, print, and digital media for secondary-level learners of English. This temporary position is for 12 months, with a possibility of renewal for up to 12 further months.
Development editors collaborate with a range of project team members to develop components of courses, editing manuscripts, writing guidelines and briefs, managing freelancers, and monitoring budgets and schedules. Specific responsibilities for this role include working with an international team.
Candidates for Development Editor should have a bachelor’s degree and 2–3 years’ editorial experience with ELT materials, as well as a teaching and/or academic background in ELT (MATESOL or equivalent experience). Specific work with secondary-level EFL materials is a distinct advantage. Experience on projects that combine print, video, and digital formats is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work independently and should possess strong organizational and communication skills, enthusiasm, flexibility, and team spirit.
All candidates should have an excellent command of the English language, a demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently, and strong organizational and communication skills, together with enthusiasm, flexibility, and team spirit.
About Our Company
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge, one of the worlds leading research institutions. It is the oldest publisher and printer in the world, having been operating continuously since 1584.
We aim to further, through publication and printing, the University of Cambridge's own objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research worldwide. Today, this transformative mission is realized through our commitment to innovation and enterprise, placing us at the cutting-edge of electronic delivery in a world that looks increasingly to digital content and networked access not only to books and journals but to a range of other pedagogic services.
Cambridge offers rewarding career opportunities with competitive salaries and excellent benefits in a positive and supportive environment. Our state-of-the-art New York City offices are conveniently located in Tribeca. For further information about the Press, please visit our website at www.cambridge.org.