Editorial Project Manager

Dec 10, 2012
Jan 09, 2013
Maureen Long
Full Time
RedNova Learning Inc., part of the Macmillan Publishing Group, is looking for a motivated, energetic and experienced Editorial Project Manager to join its new English Language Teaching (ELT) publishing company setting up in Palmetto Bay, Miami, FL.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of editorial project management working on complex publishing projects with large and diverse teams (internal and external). They will also demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

The function of the Editorial Project Manager will be to support colleagues in a range of roles (editors, designers, production, media research, operations, etc) engaged on projects across the different market sectors, ensuring projects are kept on schedule and within budget. The role will also involve the development and implementation of new publishing procedures, and delivery of associated training, to ensure quality control at all stages of the editorial process.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent team-working and organisational skills, and be able to demonstrate:

- Extensive project management experience across a number of complex publishing projects, including direct responsibility for scheduling and budgeting
- Strong organizational, project management and administrative skills
- Ability to manage a varied and demanding workload
- Previous experience of line managing and/or mentoring
- Previous experience of commissioning and supervising editorial freelancers
- Strong communication and negotiation skills
- Enthusiasm for improving publishing processes
- High level of attention to detail
- Good working knowledge of MS Project
- Basic knowledge of web publishing (HTML, CSS, XML, etc)
- Basic understanding of content management systems
- Teaching experience and a recognized TEFL qualification (desirable)
- Interest in Latin American or East Asian culture and education
Knowledge of a second language

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a proactive and results focused individual to be a part of our new publishing team as it develops and grows.

Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the United States of America.
For more information about RedNova Learning please visit: http://www.rednovalearning.com/
For more information about the Macmillan Publishing Group please visit: http://international.macmillan.com/Default.aspx

This position is based in our office in Palmetto Bay, Florida.

Please apply by sending a résumé and covering letter which outlines your suitability for the role, together with confirmation of your current salary.

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