Senior Educational Content Specialist - Business and Accounting

Course Hero - Redwood City, CA - Full time

Course Hero - Redwood City, CA - Full time

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The Role

We're looking for an experienced, energetic, and collaborative self-starter passionate about education to fill our Senior Educational Content Specialist role for Business and Accounting. You'll work with our Content Development team, third-party vendors, engineers, designers, and content freelancers to create engaging high-quality content that helps students master their Business, Accounting, and related courses. The Senior Educational Content Specialist will have an entrepreneurial mindset as we build and grow our team and will be pivotal in sourcing content experts.

Here are some ways you’ll make an impact:

  • You'll review and oversee the review of educational content, including study guides, illustrations, videos, and assessment items, to ensure it meets our defined specs and strict quality guidelines.
  • You'll recruit and train freelancers (SMEs, editors, etc.) to create and review educational content.
  • You'll work with external vendors and subject matter experts (e.g., university professors) to identify the appropriate structure and sequencing of content, key student pain points, etc.
  • You'll conduct and analyze research for high-priority content subjects
  • You'll work with UX to conduct student and educator research
  • You'll work effectively with team members and make a positive contribution to team culture.
  • You'll serve as a mentor to junior educational content specialists.

Are you our Senior Educational Content Specialist for Business & Accounting?

  • You have a BA/BS Degree
  • You have 4+ years of educational publishing experience
  • You have demonstrated managerial and mentorship skills
  • You have superior time-management and prioritization abilities, specifically the ability to simultaneously manage several projects and work under multiple deadlines
  • You have excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • You have expertise in the Chicago Manual of Style or similar style guide
  • You have experience working in a collaborative environment but is self-motivated and able to work independently
  • You have a keen eye for detail and broad interests and knowledge in a diversity of academic subjects

Bonus Points

  • You have strong connections with potential freelancers and/or educators
  • You have start-up experience

What We Offer You:

  • Industry competitive salary and stock options
  • Full coverage (medical, dental, vision, and life)
  • 401(k) program to help you save for the future
  • Educational assistance program to support lifelong learning
  • Commuter benefits, cell-phone allowance, and a free gym membership
  • Regularly planned team outings and company events
  • Free weekly lunches, plus an endless snack and drink supply
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a revolutionary space

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