Bilingual Content Editor - English/Spanish

(NY Metro Area)  Work with the Executive Content Developer and Senior Content Developer to project manage the development phase of new product development.

Responsibilities Include:

·         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

·         Request and review vendor and writer samples and provide vendor feedback as necessary to ensure quality control

·         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

·         Communicate with Sales and Marketing to support the development of sales support tools

·         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.

Requirements/Skills/Experience Include:

·         5+ years of experience developing literacy materials for an educational publisher

·         Must be fluent (written and spoken) in Spanish (native level) and English

·         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

·         Basic proficiency, Adobe Creative Suite is preferred

·         Comfortable juggling several projects concurrently

·         Teaching experience is a plus.

Salary:  Competitive    Job#:  SG-4560