Editorial Operations Controller, ELT

New York
Jan 03, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
Mr. Human Resources
Other, Publishing
Full Time
This role is responsible for data management for Adult and Schools ELT products, primarily for those developed in the US office but also for global products as required. It includes setting up and ensuring correct project structures and coding for Schools and Adult publishing within proprietary data systems and SAP; assisting in the testing of systems and the training and support of users; monitoring projects for adherence to processes; and active participation in all processes and initiatives to keep publishing data up-to-date. In addition, the Editorial Operations Controller manages the approvals and publishing timetables for Schools and Adult publishing; manages ebook and app inventory; and manages metadata supply to vendors. This role works closely with the Knowledge Management and Data Care teams, as well as with other similar roles within ELT.

Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, at least 2 years’ experience of data and process management in a publishing environment, demonstrating a good understanding of data needs and uses, and of editorial and publishing processes. They should have an excellent command of both written and spoken English, excellent interpersonal communications skills, a demonstrated ability to work independently, and strong organizational skills, together with enthusiasm, flexibility, and team spirit.

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