Sr. Editor, Teacher Licensure & Certification

Location
Piscataway
Posted
Oct 09, 2012
Closes
Nov 08, 2012
Contact
Kristin Goetze
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Job Requirements or Qualifications

The Senior Editor for Teacher Licensure & Certification Assessment manages development of 15 to 20 innovative frontlist titles and related digital content annually. This position supports REA’s strategic objective to remain the leader in teacher certification test-prep publishing.

Key responsibilities include:

• Manage test-prep product development from concept to release – and be equally adept at enhancing existing products – in both digital and print platforms.

• Build and manage product teams of freelance writers, editors, technical reviewers, developers, graphic designers and agencies to produce quality products on time and on budget.

• Maintain specific product portfolio accountability but also collaborate with fellow team members across product lines and series.

• Monitor and shape backlist revisions across the position’s portfolio to meet evolving customer needs in the context of the competitive landscape.

• Maintain a high degree of familiarity with the digital technologies used in presenting educational content online.

Qualified candidates should have:

• Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.
• At least eight years’ publishing experience, including hands-on digital content know-how and competence in digital workflow.
• Strong understanding of social network (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc.) capabilities and implications for product development.
• Broad knowledge and interest in teaching and learning.
• Highly organized work habits in the midst of multiple complex projects.
• Excellent knowledge of teacher education/certification competitive landscape in publishing.
• Outstanding editorial skills and demonstrated success in building and managing a large network of freelancers.
• Strong knowledge of standardized testing and test-prep publishing (online & print).
• Experience in conceiving successful digital products devised to complement printed book offerings.


This position will be working out of our Piscataway, NJ office. This is not a telecommuting opportunity.

REA employees enjoy competitive benefits, including medical and dental, life insurance, 401k, profit sharing plan, and stock purchase plan. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter indicating their salary requirements for consideration.




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