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Online Content Development Editor – Higher Education

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits   •   Essex or London or home-based   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

Posted on:   •   Category: Editorial

One of the world’s largest higher education services companies is looking for an Online Content Development Editor develop online learning content for a number of online and blended course development projects.

Reporting to the Content Development Manager, the Online Content Development Editor will manage the development of digital learning materials for HE customers across a number of blended and online programmes. The main responsibilities include:

  • Managing multiple content development projects, ensuring delivery on time, to budget and specification
  • Reporting on project progress to Content Development Manager and other key stakeholders
  • Commissioning writers/SME’s for updating or creating new project content
  • Managing and commissioning typesetting, copy-editing/proof-reading across multiple delivery platforms
  • Responsibility for maintaining editorial guidelines and standards across projects
  • Supporting the Instructional Designer with blueprint and storyboard templates
  • Training and mentoring of editorial staff, and managing and recruiting editorial freelancers
  • First point of contact for editorial, author management, and project queries
  • Managing budgets for all assigned projects
  • Ensuring all rights and permissions are audited and up-to-date.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in editorial/content development within a publishing or higher education environment for digital or online products, excellent copy editing, and proof-reading skills and superb project management experience. Ideally, you will have experience working with and commissioning Instructional Designers. Excellent communication, organisational and planning skills are essential, as is the ability to work collaboratively, independently and solve problems pragmatically.

You will be rewarded with a competitive Salary, bonus, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 418. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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