Associate Editor-Social Studies (Project Status)
McGraw-Hill Education - Columbus, OH

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McGraw-Hill Education , the leading provider of digital and print educational materials is looking for an Associate Editor (Project Status) for high school Social Studies with a specialization in Advanced Placement (AP) programs. This individual will assist in the planning and development of digital and print instructional materials for high school Social Studies programs. This position is part of the School Education Group located in Columbus, OH.

Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning and development of instructional materials, both for digital and print products, including textbooks, websites, worksheets and tests, interactive whiteboard activities, videos, podcasts, teacher lesson plans, storyboards for digital assets, and other print and digital materials.

Develop and edit manuscript for content, pedagogy, accuracy, user experience, reading level, grammar, style, and alignment with learning objectives and curriculum requirements.

Conduct quality assurance testing of digital assets within a variety of authoring tools, digital platforms, and applications; copyedit page proofs in print or using Adobe InCopy.

Identify problem areas in content and recommend solutions.

Assist in the development of project schedules, and maintain and meet all intermediate and final schedules; inform project editor or editorial manager if circumstances prevent meeting deadlines.

Coordinate and oversee the work of outside freelancers or vendors to provide supplemental editorial assistance.

Work closely with marketing, production, design, and manufacturing to ensure that market requirements, project schedules, and goals are met.

Must be detail oriented and able to edit a variety of materials both online and in print in a timely manner.

Communicate with fellow team members about project progress, and develop solutions to address issues.

Work as a team player to meet all intermediate and final schedules.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Required:
Bachelor's degree.

Content knowledge in a major social studies field: US History, World History, World Geography, Economics, or Government/Civics.

A minimum of four years of editorial experience.

A minimum of three years of publishing experience.

Ability to demonstrate outstanding communication skills which include a thorough command of the English language, spelling, writing and grammar.

Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and manage multiple projects.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Willingness to learn new digital skills, including how to edit and structure content and digital assets within online content management systems

Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced rapidly changing work environment.

Desired:
Classroom teaching experience, preferably high school social studies.

Experience writing/editing instructional materials, lesson plans, assessment materials, or storyboards and specs for digital materials.

Experience writing/editing with InCopy/InDesign

Experience working with XML, HTML, and familiar with Web 2.0 and social networking applications.

Experience with digital authoring tools, content management systems, blogging software tools

About the Company

McGraw-Hill School Education is a leading innovator in the development of 21st century teaching and learning solutions for K-12 education markets. We offer traditional and digital instructional, assessment, reference content and tools for teachers and students that address critical areas in primary and secondary education. We are focused on improving student learning outcomes while promoting digital innovation.

McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit www.mheducation.com .

McGraw-Hill Education is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

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