Content Manager, Digital and Print

Discovery Education - Multiple Locations - Full time

Content Manager, Digital and Print

Who We Are:

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. We believe that access to dynamic learning experiences should not be dependent on a student’s location and are committed to partnering with ministries of education, school organizations, and like-minded corporations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that accelerate academic achievement. Our team is collaborative and mission-driven, continuously looking for innovative ways to enhance our services and expand our positive impact on the education universe. We offer the unique combination of being a recognized industry leader with global reach along with the excitement of operating as an entrepreneurial start-up focused on innovation and growth. If you are looking to work in a creative and fast-paced environment with talented and passionate people committed to changing the world through education, now is the time to join the Discovery Education team!

Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.

What You'll Do: 

The Content Manager, Digital and Print works as part of the Curriculum and Content Team to support development of Discovery Education’s Techbook digital services and print products. The individual is responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of content, as well as managing products and processes for Discovery Education's simultaneous digital and print production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the creation, authoring and pouring, and publishing of digital and print components and products for state-specific educator and student audiences, with an immediate focus on California Science and Social Studies
  • Ensure consistency in imagery across print and digital, manage stock art account details, and track art permissions
  • Create custom images to meet Curriculum and technical print and digital specs and oversee digital authoring of related assets
  • Review and approve print pages and digital content to ensure layout and design adhere to templates and specifications
  • Address Customer Support digital and print concerns and resolve issues
  • Assign work to and manage project-based contract workers and independent contractors as directed by the Director of Editorial
  • Oversee daily and weekly project workflows and meet critical adoption and Partnership deadlines as directed by the Director of Editorial
  • Create, further develop, and maintain the accuracy of planning documents, processes, schedules, metadata, and rights clearance
  • Ensure consistency, accuracy, and clarity in the application of Discovery Education’s editorial style across all content
  • Research, review, and recommend content and features for Discovery Education’s products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Support other Curriculum and Content Development projects as needed

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of experience in educational multimedia/print content development with a respected company serving schools, libraries, and/or universities
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Instructional Design, Graphic Design, Communications, English)
  • Strong proficiency in use of multiple types of software, with an emphasis on image creation/maintenance/conversion (Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Pro, Excel)
  • Strong level of comfort with content management and file organization systems
  • Strong proficiency in writing, grammar, and spelling and in-depth knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Excellent organizational skills and exceptional ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with team members in geographically dispersed offices
  • In-depth knowledge of the K-12 educational marketplace, including available content, product types, and trends
  • Must have legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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Locations

Charlotte, North Carolina
Chicago, Illinois

Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. 

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