Development Editor (English Language Teaching Publishing)

  • United States, Palmetto Bay, Florida
  • RedNova Learning
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Details of Position

RedNova Learning, part of Macmillan Education, produces English as a foreign language (EFL) materials for students and teachers in Latin America, East Asia, and the Middle East.
The role of the Development Editor works within a publishing project team and has day-to-day responsibility for content development from initial writing brief to publication, ensuring that all material is of an appropriate quality and fully aligned to the publishing vision of the Commissioning Editor and Publisher. The Development Editor may also commission ancillary items under the guidance of the Commission or Senior Development Editor. The role involves extensive cross-functional liaison with the content production and content delivery teams to create material which meets the needs of the key audience and is published on schedule and within budget.


Work the Commissioning Editor and/or Senior Development Editor to prepare author briefs for specific projects, in light of market research
Support in the identification of potential authors, contributors and external content creators
Understand contract terms and budget for external contributors, ensuring correct procedures are followed
Work with authors to develop material which follows the brief and is aligned to different output formats
Take responsibility for overseeing external content creators and ensure work meets the required standard
Alert the project team to any content development issues to ensure delivery is on time and within budget
Attend audio recordings, video/photo shoots and photo selection meetings to ensure outputs adhere to the brief / project specification
Create artwork, design and digital specification briefs, as well as style sheets, page plans and asset briefs
Deal with overmatter (print and digital), commenting on issues and feeding back appropriately
Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Please upload your current CV with a cover letter when applying.

For more information, visit our website (link below).

RedNovaLearning Inc. is part of Springer Nature.Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster:
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Experience, skills and qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent; formal ELT/TEFL qualification
Knowledge of English Language Teaching (ELT) markets
Demonstrable ELT/EFL teaching experience, preferably in a primary setting
Awareness of publishing processes and how they impact manuscript development, and time and cost implications
Attention to detail, quality control and an ability to engage with content at the highest level
Experience of working with a range of new media and digital projects
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written English, and an ability to work to tight deadlines
Excellent team-working and organisational skills with a positive attitude and commitment to aims of the company

ELT publishing experience
Experience working within a global organization/environment
Knowledge of a second language
Knowledge of the primary school segment of ELT

Salary and Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Company Details

RedNova Learning
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17901 Old Cutler Road
Suite 320
Palmetto Bay
United States
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Contact person:
Human Resources, Human Resources Assistant

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