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Senior Project Editor

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website The Educational Company of Ireland (EDCO)

Ireland’s leading school book publisher.

Senior Project Editor

The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco) wishes to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Senior Project Editor to manage their own programmes within an expanding list. Working on primary and post-primary titles, and delivering print and digital programmes, the Senior Project Editor will manage author relationships and their own workload efficiently and skilfully.

The Senior Project Editor will liaise with the designers, proofers, illustrators, copyeditors, subject matter experts and junior members of staff associated with their projects. Working on high-quality, highly-designed titles complete with complex illustrations and diagrams, they will be responsible for providing frequent updates on progress, identifying risks and suggesting solutions.

The successful candidate will work alongside the other members of the Editorial and Digital Teams, as well as liaising closely with the Commissioning, Production and Sales Teams.

This is an exciting and varied position and an excellent opportunity for an experienced Editor looking for their next challenge, more responsibility and the opportunity to develop within a dynamic, growing team.

Flexible working options available.

The successful person will have:

· Proven editorial experience within publishing, ideally within educational publishing, although candidates with relevant experience from other areas of publishing will be considered

·  An interest in education

· Strong editorial skills with the ability to recognise and develop clear, concise, well-written and grammatically correct material

· Solid project management experience within an editorial environment

· Strong organisational skills and the proven ability to multi-task

· The ability to work on their own initiative and also as part of a busy team

· An interest in design, digital learning experiences and multimedia

· Excellent IT skills (particularly MS Office and Word)

Knowledge of the Irish language would be an advantage.

To apply for this role, please forward your CV with a short paragraph, outlining your interest in the role and salary expectations, by Friday 27th May 2022 to

Martina Harford
CEO and Publisher
The Educational Company of Ireland
Dublin 12

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