Manager Content Development

EBSCO - New York, NY - Full time


Manager Content Development

LearningExpress, a leading educational technology company, helps students and adults achieve success with multi-media digital content resources for academic skill building, test preparation, career certification and advancement, workplace readiness and advancement. Our major focus is in the public library, college library, corporate and workforce development sectors. We are currently seeking an experienced Manager of Content Development with a background in digital content development, preferably in vocational/educational/test prep, to lead new project initiatives from inception to production and manage all phases within the content development lifecycle.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the research in and development of new content initiatives
  • Conceptualize and specify content requirements and scope
  • Manage and drive project development schedules from inception to production
  • Develop and maintain roster of content development experts and peer review specialists, through industry knowledge and research (existing network in vocational/educational/test prep content development a plus)
  • Negotiate and draft contracts
  • Edit content and provide guidance to development team as needed, ensuring content accuracy and appropriateness
  • Review content for format/style and edit for content/grammar
  • Coordinate with outside vendors in support of projects as needed
  • Ongoing product maintenance and enhancement, through industry knowledge and research
  • Traffic content files, prepare manuscripts for proofing and production

Cultural Competencies:

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player

Skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in the field or 4 years equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience content development, editing & proofreading skills—digital
  • Minimum 4+ years editorial and/or writing experience, preferably with vocational/educational/test prep content development experience
  • Excellent project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Instructional design background strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of adaptive learning
  • Knowledge of basic HTML
  • Experience with educational technology strongly preferred
  • Experience working in digital content management systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish (read, write, speak) a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Experience Level

Any experience level

EBSCO

LearningExpress, a leading educational technology company, helps students and adults achieve success with multi-media digital content resources for academic skill building, test preparation, career certification and advancement, workplace readiness and advancement. Our major focus is in the public library, college library, corporate and workforce development sectors.

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