Development Editor (10 months FTC)
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The International Curriculum team is seeking a Development Editor to join our team on a maternity cover contract to develop innovative and market-appropriate resources for international schools worldwide. The successful candidate for this exciting role will be responsible for developing, project managing and delivering on time and to budget an ambitious and high profile new publishing project.
You will project manage and develop the content of a range of publishing and curriculum projects up to editorial handover. This role will have a particular focus on teacher support materials and assessments, and may involve some commissioning of authors and subject matter experts.
Some travel to regional conferences and international schools may be required.
Essential skills and experience
Desirable skills and experience
Primary Location: GB-GB-Oxford
Work Locations: GB-Oxford-Jordan Hill Halley Court Jordan Hill Oxford OX2 8EJ
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 13, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1805801
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.