Pearson B3 - Assistant Editor - Global Editions in Noida, India

B3 - Assistant Editor - Global Editions

Description

In this uniquerole, the Editorwill be responsible for developing and producingcontent that meets the highest quality, time, and cost standards. This is aunique opportunity to work on some of Pearson’s best Higher Education titlesglobally, customize them to suit the needs of various international markets,and to see them through right from the content creation and development stageto their production.

Candidates in thisrole will work closely with colleagues in Editorial, Production, Sales, andTechnology around the world. Editors will also be responsible for working onthe digital products and platforms associated with their titles.

KeyResponsibilities

  • Developing and producing content thatmeets the highest quality, time, and cost standards

  • Working with contributors and Editorial,Production, and Technology colleagues to deliver high-quality publications, andtheir related supplements, in a timely fashion

  • Planning, in conjunction with Editorial,Production, and Technology colleagues

  • Ensuring Pearson editorial/productionmanagement systems are kept updated

  • Establishing strong and clearcommunication within the Global Editions team, and with Pearson colleaguesaround the world

  • Negotiating with authors andcontributors, acquisitions editors, development editors, text and coverdesigners, and Production and Manufacturing colleagues

  • Assessing and preparing print anddigital manuscripts/contributions for copy-editing

  • Checking cover designs and copy

  • Selecting freelancers and negotiatingand liaising with them

  • Checking proofs at all stages

  • Planning, scheduling, and preparingsupplement packages

  • Taking a proactive role in driving aproject forward at all times

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Experience

You might currentlybe in Editorial, Production, Sales, Marketing, or Product Development. You willhave a track record of success and be able to demonstrate the right qualitiesto take on this unique role. You may also have experience of working in aninternational publishing environment. You will be expected to:

  • demonstrate strong project managementand content development skills

  • juggle a number of concurrentprojects

  • prioritize effectively

  • work closely with contentcontributors, freelance copy-editors, and vendors

  • shape and develop ideas intosuccessful, saleable material

  • be market-focused and commerciallydriven

  • build strong personal networks in therelevant communities

  • demonstrate excellent communicationand organization skills

  • be sensitive to the requirements ofworking across different cultures

  • work proactively and flexibly in ateam, and inspire those around you

Primary Location: IN-IN-Noida

Job: Publishing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 19, 2017

Req ID: 1709323