Learning A-Z is hiring a

Editor

Title: Editor

  • Location: United States – Remote

We are Learning A-Z®, a Cambium Learning® Group company.

Learning A-Z provides engaging, affordable, and easy-to-use solutions for differentiated K-6 literacy learning. With a library of meticulously differentiated eLearning tools that can be used anywhere learning takes place, we give educators the tools they need to easily personalize instruction for each student, and help each teacher make an impact – their way.

We’re currently looking for a variety of talented individuals to join our dedicated team.

This position is responsible for providing developmental editing and project management in order to help plan, create, and publish teacher- and student- facing products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and edit products created by contractors or outside vendors to ensure that they meet the company’s quality standards and best practices in education
  • Manage projects with minimal support, including contributing to launch processes, tracking tasks, providing schedule estimates, assigning work to and training contractors or vendors, requesting contracts, processing invoices, managing the production process, and identifying roadblocks that may require modifications to the process
  • Draft and edit outlines and manuscripts, select illustrations, photographs, or animations for resources, and review proofs created by Production & Design
  • Contribute topic ideas for products and suggest ideas for new products and features
  • Collaborate with others to help plan the vision and scope of products
  • Collaborate with others to take the creative lead in writing specifications, requirement documents, and outlines for products and communicating with those in charge of implementing those specifications and requirements
  • Coordinate with supervising editors, contract editors, copy editors, writers, graphic designers, photo researchers, and consultants to ensure on-time delivery of resources
  • Conduct research and fact checking on content for products, including consulting experts on the subject
  • Enter content information into relevant databases, and maintain and update content in such databases
  • Ensure that an efficient file management system is followed
  • Recruit and evaluate potential contractors, vendors, and consultants as requested
  • May be requested to assist with interviewing and hiring staff and contractors
  • May be requested to assist with training staff and contractors
  • Perform QA of resources prior to upload to ensure that both content and functionality are as required
  • Attend status and planning meetings and regularly schedule and lead meetings
  • Routinely write original content for resources or web copy with minimal support
  • Coordinate with Product Managers, UX Developers, and others to obtain data from instructional user testing and market research in order to implement product features or revisions
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to make needed or desirable revisions to existing products based on customer needs and market analysis
  • Use deep knowledge and understanding of relevant resources and website functionality across different product lines, as well as research foundations, to inform product development
  • Remain informed (through others’ and own research) about trends and innovations in the industry

Education and Experience:

A degree in education, learning sciences, writing, foreign languages, or discipline related to the relevant content area from a four-year college or university is required. Experience developing educational materials for elementary school audiences is highly desirable. Teaching experience is a plus.

Additional Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills: communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally both verbally and in writing with members of various development teams
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, including identifying implicit assumptions, evaluating arguments and data, and drawing sound conclusions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of personnel
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Why Work With Us?

When you work with Learning A-Z, you’ll be helping students across the globe develop the comprehension, curiosity, and continued joy of learning they need to succeed in today’s world.

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