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ELA / Language Arts Editorial Content Developer

at Editorial- Books/Journals  |  Salary: Open |  Job#: SG-4293 |  26 Apr 2017

(NY Metro Area) ELA / Language Arts Editorial Content Developer – Work with the Executive Content Developer and Senior Content Developer to project manage the development phase of new product development.


Coordinate with vendors and freelance writers developing content to ensure that content guidelines are observed
Review, edit, and approve manuscript and production stages, working directly with copyeditors, graphic designers, and photo researchers
Incorporate feedback (based on defined review stages) from Professional Development, Sales and Marketing, Editorial Management, and outside reviewers and consultants
Develop and maintain writing and editing guidelines
Attend regularly scheduled status meetings with Executive Content Developer or Senior Content Developer to report on workflow and content issues
Create or update Product Library documentation
Complete Product Data Management entry based on defined workflow milestones
Work with the Correlations Manager to create and/or review state or competition correlations to ensure that they accurately address standards and topics.
Support Sales and Marketing by reviewing pullouts, space ads, pre-pub flyers, and other sales support tools for accuracy and completeness
Read professional journals to increase market and pedagogical knowledge
Attend department and weekly product status meetings
Complete time tracking documentation on a weekly basis


5+ years of experience developing K-8 literacy materials for an educational publisher
5+ years of experience editing teacher's guides
B.A. in English, education, or a related field (M.A. a real plus)
Superior writing, editing and project management skills
Current knowledge of language, literacy and content issues
Intermediate-Advanced proficiency in MS Office
Basic proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is preferred
Comfortable juggling several projects concurrently
Able to work collaboratively with other departments (e.g., design and marketing)
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Teaching experience is a plus


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