Senior Development Editor, AmELT

New York
Jul 03, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Other, Publishing
Full Time
Oxford University Press is dedicated to producing English language teaching materials that allow students around the world to realize their potential.

The American English Language Teaching team is looking for a Senior Development Editor for its high quality ESL/ELT print and digital materials for the English for Academic purposes market.

* Work closely with the publisher, publishing manager, editors, authors, design/production, and marketing/sales to ensure successful and timely publications of market-appropriate products.

*Manage the development of programs for print and electronic delivery—including student books, ancillaries and digital components, and digital courses.

*Editorially project manage digital projects and ongoing departmental digital tasks and responsibilities to ensure projects publish to agreed standards, on time and to budget.

*Manage authors through the development process ensuring content is pedagogically correct and market appropriate.

*Participate in the planning and implementation of market research and translate it into the product development process to ensure titles are competitive.

*Hire, train, and manage freelance development staff as they prepare content (for print and non-print/media/online materials).

*Create and manage project schedules and budgets.

*Create a collaborative work environment with editorial, marketing, market development, media, design, art editing and other internal departments to ensure the ultimate success of the product.

*Manage and communicate information regarding progress and findings on a project-by-project basis such that relevant parties are kept informed and decisions can be made in a timely fashion.

*5 years of previous publishing experience in ESL/EFL/ELL or ELA
*At least 2 years of digital publishing experience
*High level analytical and problem solving skills
*Clear and confident communication and language skills
*Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications
*General understanding of HTML and XML
*Experience checking work for accuracy, pedagogical appropriateness, and digital ease of use
* Must be able to successfully pass the OUP Editing Test

If are you enjoy working on projects from concept development to finished product; if you are confident in your ability to craft digital content and think beyond the printed page; if are you interested in joining a creative and collaborative editorial team; if are looking for a job that requires leadership and problem solving skills, then send us your resume.

The position is located at the New York Oxford University Press office.

Please apply through job application link

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