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Project Editor - Digital Learning and Development

To ensure that all content for the IET Learning Academy is published on time and to budget utilising the IET’s third party Learning Management System. Peer review of IET Learning Academy manuscripts to ensure level of quality and market appropriateness.

Reports to: Commissioning Editor -  Digital Learning and Development

Accountable to: Head of Digittal Learning and Development

Hours: 35 hours per week, exclusive of meal breaks, plus as many as required to fulfil the needs of the post

Band: B

Location: Michael Faraday House, Six Hills, Way, Stevenage

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Pre-publication support: managing the manuscript review process with the IET Learning Academy Advisory Board, including collation of feedback received
  • Supporting all activities leading to publication of material, including: managing the copyediting and proof reading process, requesting permissions for both text and illustrative material, briefing illustrations and ensuring technical illustrative specifications are met
  • Digital support for the IET Learning Academy, including: inputting content into the Learning Management Content System, ensuring the UX is of the highest standard via quality assurance review, Publishing content via the Learning Management System in a timely manner, tagging content to ensure better user experience and more ‘intelligent’ content
  • Providing administrative support, including: managing and filing author, contributor and supplier contracts, managing author/freelancer payment details and processing invoices on Agresso
  • Project management: scoping, assessing and presenting back to the organisation where appropriate deputise for the Commissioning Editor

Essential criteria

  • Meticulous attention to detail in the presentation and delivery of work and of written English
  • Excellent IT abilities and experience with MS office
  • Hard worker, dedicated and eager to learn
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage busy workload
  • An ability to engage and work with high profile content partners and other stakeholders
  • Able to work productively on their own initiative - must be self-motivated
  • An excellent communicator with strong presentational skills
  • Experience with developing content via a Learning Management System
  • Proofreading and copy editing experience

Desirable criteria

  • Comparable industry experience liaising with representatives from industry and academic institutions
  • First Degree level of education

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