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Associate Content Developer, Primary ELT

Reference
1806957
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
29/05/2018
Associate Content Developer, Primary ELT Description Position Overview: The Associate Content Developer works on the content development for a component of a product. Working in-house as part of a project team, the...

Job Description

Associate Content Developer, Primary ELT

Description

Position Overview:

The Associate Content Developer works on the content development for a component of a product.

Working in-house as part of a project team, the Associate Content Developer:

  • Executes plans for the writing and editing of content throughout its lifecycle
  • Collaborates as necessary with other team members on the instructional design and development of prototypes and briefs
  • Implements new workflows and tools for the continuous improvement of content development

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Understand and implement established product brief; record agreed changes and keep brief up to date

Assist Content Developers and Content Development Managers in the preparation and processing of contracts for vendors, including creating lists of deliverables and dates

Work with editorial vendors to ensure consistent use of our content management system and consistent delivery (on schedule and on spec) of the content

Support vendors in using standard or proprietary content writing and development tools and in meeting manuscript preparation standards

Review content for quality and structure prior to digital or print production; when necessary under deadline, bring quality of content up to standard through development and revision under the supervision of Content Development Manager or Content Developer

Review page passes of print product or alpha and beta passes of digital product for content and functional accuracy

Select and prepare scripts and assets for all phases of content development

Stay up to date with trends in second language acquisition pedagogy and assessment; stay up to date in English language learning market needs and trends

Key relationships:

Content Development Manager, Content Developers, Senior Content Producer and Editorial Vendors

Supervisory responsibilities:

Supervise freelancers and vendors through continuous monitoring of quality and deadlines; In consultation with the Content Development Manager and Content Developers, give editorial feedback to freelancers and vendors.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • University/College degree in linguistics, foreign language, or related field
  • Qualification in teaching English as a second/foreign language (Cert or Diploma in TEFL or TESOL) desired

Skills/Knowledge

  • Sound business and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex and highly matrixed organization effectively, establishing effective communication lines to multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines, remaining pragmatic and results-focused.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills

Prior Experience

Some Publishing/Editorial and teaching experience in English as a second or foreign language or in foreign languages

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Other Locations GB-GB-Harlow

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Publishing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 3, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806957

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.