Executive Editor

Hoboken, NJ, USA; Remote, OR 97458, USA
Competitive Salary
Mar 18, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Organization Type
Executive Editor / Content Product Manager

Location: Remote, USA

At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It is in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

Wiley is a diverse, global organization and we are\u202fproud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As Executive Editor, you will have a proven track record of achieving success in program profitability, product innovation and development, driving revenue and strategic planning; and strong product design and product management skills in a dynamic, fast-changing business environment. You will also have developed new product types, including: gathering requirements; prototyping; message testing; and market launch. Skilled at juggling competing priorities and creative problem-solving, as well as leadership, within cross-functional groups.

How you will make an impact:
  • Focus entirely on digital products and innovative new product and branding strategies to drive strong revenue growth for delivery on the zyBooks platform.
  • Help transition successful print books to interactive courseware, including: lead author communication and contract discussions; lead market research/market development and product positioning for sales and marketing.
  • Gain approval for and deliver new products that achieve attractive revenue and ROI targets.
  • Work closely with sales/marketing, ensuring that they have the right tools to drive successful product launches.
  • Continuously build strong market knowledge: an understanding of instructor and student needs, evolving market dynamics, and the competitive landscape.
  • Build a community of instructors for frequent product feedback; regularly evaluate and plan content updates that improve student learning.
  • Negotiate contracts with new authors, subject matter experts, technical advisors, and reviewers to develop exceptional products and build long-term relationships. Work with promising candidates to develop their potential contributions over a series of projects.

We are looking for people who have:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years Editorial College Publishing experience with a strong emphasis on interactive digital products
  • Experience/expertise with college-level markets in IT and/or Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of IT Certification programs, especially in networking, security, and/or cloud computing
  • A track record for meeting product timelines
  • Strong collaboration skills, passion for Education

zyBooks is a Wiley brand.

About Wiley:

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.

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