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Managing Editor

Company Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Reference # Managing Editor
Published 08/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Goodwood, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Reporting to the Publishing Services Lead, the position will manage the production of titles for publication to deadline and within budget, involving control of each stage of the process, and editing and proofreading, if required. This post is based in Cape Town.
Job Functions Publication
Industries Publishing
Specification
Key Responsibilities:

Project manage a list of titles for publication
Apply editorial quality control measures
Maintain mutually beneficial relationships with external suppliers, and internal staff
Manage cost against approved budget
Maintain accurate records and detailed reporting on project progress
Adhere to company policies and protocols, notably systems and administration
Requirements
The successful applicant will need:

2 years’ experience in educational publishing (textbooks)
a relevant degree
Excellent English language skills, written and spoken
An ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
An ability to operate on the SAP system
Knowledge of the publishing industry advantageous
Report writing
Copywriting
Proofreading
Editing
Contact building and negotiation
Budget monitoring and project management
A good understanding of pedagogy and knowledge of teaching methodology
Job Closing Date 23/04/2021
   
   
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