Production Editor

Employer
Wiley
Location
AU - Brisbane; AU - Melbourne
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Aug 06, 2020
Closes
Sep 18, 2020
Ref
42622
Organization Type
Corporate
This is a full-time, fixed-term, 12-month position that involves all aspects of a Production Editor role working within the Jacaranda School Content Management team.
The Production Editor will be responsible for managing titles in various subject areas (including Maths and Science) through the editorial and production stages of the publishing process. This will include:
  • a focus on digital publications and resources (online courses, eBooks and associated multimedia)
  • handling multiple titles
  • liaising with external suppliers (editors, artists, compositors and digital vendors)
  • managing competing priorities
  • meeting production deadlines.

This position is based in our Melbourne (Richmond) office (currently working remotely until we can safely return), and will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to be an integral part of a valued and professional global team.

About you
  • You will be degree qualified, ideally in a field such as Publishing or Editing, and come with proven administration skills.
  • You must have strong organisational skills, including meticulous record-keeping experience.
  • You must be able to manage projects effectively and within budget and on schedule, including working under pressure.
  • You will have a passion for learning and innovation, with an aptitude for working with new technology and systems.
  • Your communication skills - verbal, written and listening - will be exceptional to achieve consensus across a diverse range of stakeholders (including in-house colleagues and external suppliers).
  • You will possess a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have a positive, dedicated, flexible approach to work.
The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar in-house role, and a proven track record in coordinating and overseeing print and digital projects through all stages of production. Your editing skills will be strong, paired with exceptional project management, communication, collaboration and time management skills.

Why should you join Wiley?
  • Advance your in-house editorial and production skills in an innovative publishing environment.
  • Wiley values a culture of creativity, collaboration and high performance.
  • The team environment is friendly, with many social events throughout the year.
  • Wiley is committed to attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce and fostering a work environment in which all colleagues are valued and can enjoy professional success.

About the company
Wiley is a leading global publisher providing print and online content and services for worldwide education, academic, professional and consumer markets. We develop and deliver inspirational digital learning solutions and education resources because we are deeply committed to the ideal that education brings life-changing benefits to all students.

Applications should include a résumé and a cover letter.


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