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Associate Copyeditor

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JOB TITLE:

Associate Copyeditor

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Madison Wiltz United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities

  • Review and edit text thoroughly for correct grammar, syntax, usage, style, and consistency.
  • Proofread rendered copy at various stages of development with a goal of 100% accuracy.
  • Verify edits and ensure uniformity and consistency across components.
  • Perform editorial reviews of XML-based paper and online components at all stages of production.
    Tasks may include providing queries/feedback regarding style/formatting issues, coordinating with other teams/departments to produce test booklets, and/or moving materials through all phases of development with minimal oversight.
  • Act as a point of contact for assigned projects and provide detailed updates regarding project handling and status to teammates and managing editor.
  • Work proactively with managing editor to identify training issues or process inconsistencies/gaps.
  • Author or contribute to project style guide and/or editorial training materials.
  • Serve as a mentor to colleagues.
  • Attend project meetings, provide editorial status updates, and maintain organized and accurate records and logs as assigned.
  • Consistently follow established best practices and contribute to the development of new workflow processes.
  • Create project-specific work instructions as needed.
  • Review and edit assessment ancillary documents, such as educators guides, technical reports, parent reports, business process documentation, etc.
    , as needed.
  • Collaborate with test development managers, content specialists, other content developers, psychometricians, publishing designers, and other internal and external stakeholders to produce top-quality materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in English, journalism, or other related discipline or work experience equivalent to a bachelors degree.
  • At least three years of copyediting experience.
    Two years of experience in copyediting educational assessment development stimuli, items, and/or ancillary products preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of all phases of assessments, including processing, scoring, and reporting of assessments.
  • Experience with project leadership, resource allocation, training/mentoring, coordinating deadlines with multiple work groups, and maintaining communication required to meet objectives.
  • Professionally tailored and strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of how to apply and/or interpret information in print or online references (e.
    g.
    , The Chicago Manual of Style , The Gregg Reference Manual , Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary , etc.
    )
  • Strong knowledge about word processing and professional office applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Project, and Adobe Acrobat Professional is required.
    Solid understanding of the use of HTML and XML in web publishing is desired.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in challenging situations and when dealing with difficult individuals.
    An awareness of nonverbal communication cues and appropriate responses to those cues is also desired.
  • Ability to lead discussions, persuade others as needed to reach goals effectively, and articulate risks/benefits during problem-solving efforts.
    '
  • This is a REMOTE job

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location.
As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time hourly range is between $22.
00 - $24.
50.

This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here .

Instruction: Please make sure to upload both of your CV and Cover Letter before submitting your application

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine.
We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact.
We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets.
To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education.
Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer.
Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging.
We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential.
Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work.
People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify.
We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law.
We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearsons commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing ppsmhr@pearson.
com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely.
It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\\_TIME

Req ID: 14448

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Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

24.5 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707242474-32498a4efc64dd5af266bb588b3337d7

LOCATION:

Wiltz United States

CITY:

Madison

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Responsibilities

  • Review and edit text thoroughly for correct grammar, syntax, usage, style, and consistency.
  • Proofread rendered copy at various stages of development with a goal of 100% accuracy.
  • Verify edits and ensure uniformity and consistency across components.
  • Perform editorial reviews of XML-based paper and online components at all stages of production. Tasks may include providing queries/feedback regarding style/formatting issues, coordinating with other teams/departments to produce test booklets, and/or moving materials through all phases of development with minimal oversight.
  • Act as a point of contact for assigned projects and provide detailed updates regarding project handling and status to teammates and managing editor.
  • Work proactively with managing editor to identify training issues or process inconsistencies/gaps.
  • Author or contribute to project style guide and/or editorial training materials.
  • Serve as a mentor to colleagues.
  • Attend project meetings, provide editorial status updates, and maintain organized and accurate records and logs as assigned.
  • Consistently follow established best practices and contribute to the development of new workflow processes.
  • Create project-specific work instructions as needed.
  • Review and edit assessment ancillary documents, such as educators guides, technical reports, parent reports, business process documentation, etc., as needed.
  • Collaborate with test development managers, content specialists, other content developers, psychometricians, publishing designers, and other internal and external stakeholders to produce top-quality materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in English, journalism, or other related discipline or work experience equivalent to a bachelors degree.
  • At least three years of copyediting experience. Two years of experience in copyediting educational assessment development stimuli, items, and/or ancillary products preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of all phases of assessments, including processing, scoring, and reporting of assessments.
  • Experience with project leadership, resource allocation, training/mentoring, coordinating deadlines with multiple work groups, and maintaining communication required to meet objectives.
  • Professionally tailored and strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of how to apply and/or interpret information in print or online references (e.g., The Chicago Manual of Style , The Gregg Reference Manual , Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary , etc.)
  • Strong knowledge about word processing and professional office applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Project, and Adobe Acrobat Professional is required. Solid understanding of the use of HTML and XML in web publishing is desired.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in challenging situations and when dealing with difficult individuals. An awareness of nonverbal communication cues and appropriate responses to those cues is also desired.
  • Ability to lead discussions, persuade others as needed to reach goals effectively, and articulate risks/benefits during problem-solving efforts.'
  • This is a REMOTE job

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time hourly range is between $22.00 - $24.50.

This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here .

Instruction: Please make sure to upload both of your CV and Cover Letter before submitting your application

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearsons commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing ppsmhr@pearson.com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\\_TIME

Req ID: 14448

\\#location


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