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Assists in all phases of a project, with primary emphasis on writing and editing content for literature/literacy products. With supervision, coordinates with Design, Production, Digital Production, and other departments from manuscript stage to final product. May oversee work of freelancers and/or development houses.
Formulates solutions to schedule and quality problems. Prepares accurate status reports on a regular basis.
SCOPE AND IMPACT OF JOB
Dollar responsibilities (budget and/or revenue)
Job impact is meeting predetermined schedules and budgets. Management at this level is usually for smaller projects.
The Editor knows the subject matter for his/her assigned area and uses that knowledge to develop competitive offerings. The Editor is knowledgeable about all of the “details” in the plan for the assigned project, including specs, writing guidelines, and the plan details for RFPs (if appropriate). The Editor relies on guidance from his/her direct supervisor to ensure that the evolving product meets the objectives of the plan, its budget, and its schedule.
Supervisory responsibilities (direct and indirect)
Manages in-house and freelance staff on a limited basis to complete assigned projects.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Related work experience
Formal education or equivalent
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.
Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken
Other Locations US-New Jersey, US-New York
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 2, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1809722
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled