Opening For Schools Acquisition/Commissioning Editor - New York

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Schools Acquisition/Commissioning Editor - New York

 RedNova Learning Inc., part of the Macmillan Publishing Group, continues to grow. We are looking for a motivated Acquisitions/Commissioning Editor to join our English Language Teaching (ELT) team in Palmetto Bay, near Miami, FL, working on titles for K-12 markets.
 
The role of the Commissioning Editor is to commission and develop ELT materials (print and digital) as required in the publishing program. This involves researching and commissioning material for American English K-12 markets, mainly in Latin America and East Asia, and conveying the course vision to team members and key stakeholders. The successful candidate will work closely with authors and overseas offices to ensure that material meets market requirements, and with editorial, design, and digital colleagues to ensure that titles are delivered on time and to budget.
 
The ideal candidate will possess excellent team-working and organizational skills, and be able to demonstrate:
 
- At least 3 years EFL teaching experience at K-12 level, ideally in Latin America or East Asia, and a recognized TEFL qualification 
- Demonstrable ELT publishing experience and a proven track record of successful product development 
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
- Excellent written English 
- An ability to work to tight deadlines 
- A positive attitude and commitment to the aims of the company 
- A knowledge of and an interest in Latin American or East Asian culture and education 
Knowledge of a second language

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