Project editor – Education

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Newgen Publishing

Overview

Newgen Publishing UK is a fast-growing publishing services company based in Gloucestershire. Part of the Newgen KnowledgeWorks group, we provide UK-based editorial and project management services to academic, education and ELT publishers, managing everything from concept to product delivery.

We are currently looking for two project editors to come and work on our expanding list of education titles. These exciting and varied roles will be vital to the company in continuing to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality digital projects for our customers.

These are full time permanent positions. Ideally, we are looking for editors with experience on digital products.

Newgen Publishing UK is an flexible employer and applications for part-time and remote working are encouraged.

Responsibilities

· To schedule and manage, with support, the editorial stages of publishing products, typically from manuscript through to final files, including briefing and managing external suppliers.

· To communicate effectively with publishing customers, providing regular project updates as well as participating in conference calls and/or attending meetings as appropriate.

· To ensure that all products are delivered on time, meet quality standards, fall within budget and are produced to the required specification.

· To collate proofs, conduct photo research, write artwork briefs, and clear text permissions where necessary.

· To support project management and delivery of digital content and work with hybrid onshore and offshore teams.

Skills, qualifications and experience

· Impeccable editorial, organisational and communication skills.

· Ideally, candidates should have digital editing expertise and /or be fluent in a European language (French, Spanish, German).

· Previous digital publishing experience, particularly a good working knowledge of editorial processes.

· Degree-level education (publishing qualifications an advantage).

· Knowledge of the UK and/or international education system and market would be useful.

More than one position is available. This posting will be closed when all positions are filled.

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