English Language Arts Editor
New York , New York
February 08, 2017
Adecco Creative is recruiting on behalf of our client, a well known educational publisher, for an English Language Arts editor. This position is responsible for primary grade-level content editing within editorial guidelines set by the VP/Editorial Director and will provide hands-on editing of selected projects as required, as well as work with in-house resources for those projects. **PLEASE NOTE: Qualified candidates MUST have solid knowledge of primary-grade level ELA pedagogy, as well as the ability to edit content so that it is instructionally sound, as well as a working knowledge of state standards and national/state assessment practices and trends.** Responsibilities: - Manage and edit a series/project from conception through completion with support and supervision from managers. - Independently collect and review all information necessary for product development, including monitoring and tracking standards/tests, following national and state trends, etc. - Independently create all components for product development, including (but not limited to) TOC, guidelines, bookmap/blueprint, as well as providing guidance and feedback for prototypes. - Proactively manage writers to ensure adherence to schedule and guidelines. - Edit all rounds, ensuring high quality books with minimal oversight from managers. - Manage schedules to avoid delays and work with managers to resolve bottlenecks. - Independently create internal schedules that keep multiple projects/components moving forward on time. - Preemptively recognize potential bottlenecks and manage schedule accordingly. - Work with Production Dept. and editorial managers, prioritize products and editorial tasks as needed to maintain schedule. - Maintain a solution-based approach to problems arising in the normal course of the editorial publishing plan. - Work with writers, vendors, or other internal departments to solve any content or component requirement issues as they arise. - Provide editorial solutions for products that may undergo changes in standards or other requirements. - Provide forward-thinking solutions to any scheduling issues and present them to managers. Essential Skills and Experience: - This position requires a minimum of 3 years experience editing primary-level educational books. - Classroom teaching experience is a plus.

A little about us:
We partner with people to improve skills, teams and lives every day, and we help them achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.