Publications and Content Editor

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London, South West
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Publications and Content Editor to join an exciting high-growth educational publishing business in Newton Abbot, Devon. This is a remote role with very occasional visits required to the Devon office (c. 4 times a year).

Key Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Writing, editing and proof reading resources, including training manuals, booklets, presentation slides and handouts.
  • Creating e-learning content.
  • Laying out and formatting text and images for printed and online resources, using a range of software programmes..
  • Meeting publication deadlines.
  • Collaborating with trainers to develop content for online and printed resources.
  • Liaising with external editors, designers, animators and film makers to produce printed and online multimedia resources.

The ideal Publications and Content Editor will have prior experience of sub-editing, copy-editing and proof-reading according to a house style, alongside the ability to understand and synthesise complex concepts and communicate these to the general reader. Experience of writing and creating e-learning content, using software such as Articulate 360, for virtual learning platforms, such as MOODLE or Totara would be desirable, but not essential. Experience with MS Word and PowerPoint will be key. Organisation is key to this role, and the successful candidate will be confident managing collaborators, and building internal and external relationships to ensure deadlines are met. In return our client offers a competitive salary, excellent training and development opportunities and the chance to build a long-lasting career with an established and highly successful education-focused organisation with a powerful and rewarding mission.

To find out more about this exciting role, get in touch ASAP.

Closing date: 14th May 2021

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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