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23 January 2021

Twig Education: Content Editor

Contract: Initially fixed term for 6 months with possible extension

Start: Immediate

Salary:  circa £24,000 p.a.

At Twig Education we're passionate about STEM education and we're passionate about digital.

 

Our reputation is based on designing and producing easy-to-use teacher and student tools that engage students. These high-quality, hands-on materials, assessments, multimedia and digital are inspiring learners and teachers around the world. Our programs allow for flexible implementation models for in-person and/or virtual delivery of lessons.

Working closely with our collaborative "think tank" which includes Imperial College of London, Stanford SCALE and classroom specialists, we deliver award-winning, groundbreaking K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education programs.

We are a dynamic company with a performance-enhancing culture with a mission to provide access to high-quality education, inclusion and equity for all students.

 

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Content Editor to work within a team of editors and designers preparing a range of lesson materials for print and web publication. The successful candidate will have experience of editing hard copy and on-screen text and take a careful, methodical approach to their work. They will be a team player with excellent communication skills, and be able to work to a tight production schedule. The ideal candidate will have experience working on blended print and digital STEM materials for elementary and middle school students. They will be able to work to tight deadlines and high quality standards.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Copy editing teacher and student materials.
  • Carrying out a QC of texts, interactives, visuals and handouts.
  • Preparing and populating spreadsheets of information.
  • Carrying out a QC of films and preparing voice over scripts.
  • Reviewing and implementing fact check comments and fixes.
  • Managing individual workload in order to maintain tight deadlines.

 

Competencies:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong editorial skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Good analytical thinking skills and proactive problem-solver
  • Disciplined, yet flexible enough to adapt to changing priorities
  • Proactive approach, able to suggest changes and solve problems with a "can do" attitude
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions confidently, quickly and thoughtfully.

 

Think you might be right for this role? We'd love to hear from you!

To apply, please complete the Online Application Form on the Twig Education website, attaching a CV along with a covering letter demonstrating the extent to which your skills, abilities and experience meet the requirements of this role.

Closing date: 31 January 2021 but please don't wait to apply as we will be looking at applications as they come in.