Publishing Developer

Fecha: 03-feb-2023

Ubicación: Madrid, ES

Empresa: Springer Nature Group

Macmillan Education provides world class content in the most relevant, engaging and flexible formats to support students, teachers and institutions through a lifetime of learning. Macmillan Education produces content for English Language Teaching (ELT) and for Schools curricula around the world. Whilst Palgrave Higher Education develops and distributes textbooks, e-books and interactive e-learning resources primarily for University-level students.

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Editor with strong publishing experience working on bilingual andCLIL materials for Spain.
This role will have day-to-day responsibility for the content development and management of projects, as well as printand digital material from manuscript through to publication, ensuring that all material is of an appropriate quality. The rolewill also involve extensive liaison with external resources such as authors, illustrators, internal and external teams toensure that titles are delivered on time, to brief and within budget.

Some of the key tasks of the role are:

• To take responsibility for the content editing and processing of assigned print and digital components.
• To be responsible for different areas of edition in print and electronic media (e.g. handover to design, creating AWbriefs / photo briefs / tapescripts, copyediting / proofreading, audio recording sessions, dealing with reprints, etc.)
• Working with authors to obtain quality manuscripts, brief authors on specification, schedules, budget control, ways ofworking, ensure that all material is to brief, whilst taking responsibility to alert the team to any issues if needed, feedbackon manuscripts to authors as appropriate, and undertake content editing and feedback on manuscripts to authors asappropriate.
• To proactively support the Content Manager and the Portfolio Manager by helping on the analysis of the conclusions ofmarket & material feedback provided by Business Intelligence and participate in the incorporation of this feedback infuture products.
• To take responsibility for the publishing process from manuscript through to publication keeping the relevantstakeholders updated.
• To manage content of assets for digital handover on relevant projects, including setting up and managing sign-off ofthese assets.
• To negotiate with freelancers, external authors, illustrators etc. and liaising with the legal team for the preparation of thecontract.

The ideal candidate should be educated to degree level or equivalent and should have the following skills/ knowledge/experience:

• Native English speaker with a high level of Spanish
• 5-10 years´ experience working in the educational publishing sector, ideally Bilingualism, CLIL or ELT in PrimaryEducation
• Knowledge and experience of managing multiple components in a Publishing environment
• Knowledge of publishing processes for print and digital
• Knowledge of related technologies and systems, such as InCopy
• Strong organisational and editorial skills
• The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
• Strong communication and negotiation skills
• Creativity skills
• Knowledge of the Spanish educational system
• Some teaching Experience in an ELT or bilingual content is desirable

What we offer:

In compensation to your work, we offer you a competitive salary package, flexible working pattern, "política de igualdad",working from home policy, 22 days annual leave plus some extra days in Xmas time, wellbeing initatives, training anddevelopment plans and the opportunity of enhancing your career within a multinational Publishing Company.
To apply please upload your covering letter and CV in English.

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