ELT Publishing Jobs (June 2019)

Here are some current job vacancies in ELT publishing:

In-house jobs

Publisher: Macmillan Education
Position: Commissioning Editor (Primary)
Location: Madrid (Spain) or London (Editor)
From the advert: ‘The role of Commissioning Editor for ELT Schools Publishing is to commission appropriate ELT content and manage successful content development. It involves commissioning authors and working closely with overseas markets, and the in-house or freelance project team to work to high level and detailed working schedules to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery. Collaboration with in-house Operations, Production, Sales and Marketing teams and overseas markets is vital in ensuring that the publishing meets the needs of the key audience and stakeholders and has the right specification, look and feel. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working on complex book and digital publishing projects with large, diverse and geographically dispersed teams (internal and external).’
More info: here

Publisher: Macmillan Education
Position: Development Editor (Secondary)
Location: Madrid (Spain) or London (UK)
From the advert: ‘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 Senior Development Editor, Commissioning Editor and Publisher. The Development Editor may also commission ancillary items under the guidance of the Commissioning 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.’
More info:
here

Publisher: Macmillan Education
Position: Managing Editor (x2)
Location: Madrid (Spain)
From the advert: ‘As Managing Editor, you will skillfully manage multiple components – both print and digital – through the production process, working with project teams to ensure that publication is timely, on budget and best guidelines are adhered to. You are an integral part of the publishing process and requires interaction with all departments and stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external.’
More info: here

Publisher: Macmillan Education
Position: Editor
Location: Warsaw (Poland)
From the advert: ‘The person in this position will be responsible for the development of coursebooks for all segments. This is a temporary role.’
Closing date: 30 June, 2019
More info: here

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Position: Commissioning Editor (Primary)
Location: Cambridge (UK)
From the advert: ‘We are recruiting an experienced ELT Commissioning Editor to join the Primary ELT team. We are seeking a Primary expert with experience of ELT print and digital products to work on courses for learners across our global business.
In collaboration with the Publisher, you will independently manage and oversee the development of allocated components, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.’
Salary: £35,702 – £42,843 p.a. + benefits
Closing date: 27 June, 2019
More info: here

Freelance jobs

Publisher: York Press
Position: Writers (Secondary)
Location: N/A
From the advert: ‘Workbook author or authors needed for a secondary course with an ESP focus (sports studies) and with an immediate start.’
More info:
here

Publisher: York Press
Position: TB Writers (Lower-secondary and lower-primary)
Location: N/A
From the advert: ‘Teacher Guide authors sought (both lower Secondary and lower Primary) to start work immediately.’
More info:
here

Publisher: ELT Jam
Position: Senior Product Designer (UX/UI)
Location: N/A
From the advert: ‘We are looking to expand our pool of freelance Senior Product Designers (UX/UI) as we are getting more projects coming in. This is a great opportunity for someone willing to work on the digital learning space in an agile environment and build cool products that solve real learner problems. We help clients with all stages of the design cycle. Most of the products we work on are end-to-end, and you will have the chance to work closely with product and tech teams as well as stakeholders.’
Salary: £350-£400/day depending on experience
More info: here

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