Digital Editor, Languages

Full time

Created: March 8, 2013
Washington, D.C.
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Description

Georgetown University Press is reopening the search for a creative and experienced digital editor (DE), responsible for the day-to-day management of digital products for language learning materials. Working closely with editorial, production, and marketing and sales, DE defines the scope, determines the budget, and executes the strategy for creating companion and ancillary products for textbooks and other products. DE reports to the Director of Georgetown Languages.

DE must work in the GUP office Washington, DC, in the Georgetown neighborhood.  We have a dynamic, fast-paced office and this job requires demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities
  • Liaise with stakeholders to translate content into functionality
  • Set and manage schedules
  • Complete projects on time and within budget
  • Serve as primary QA and workflow coordinator for all digital projects
  • Manage and keep up-to-date all digital assets and archive
  • With supervisor, identify and hire vendors
  • Handle projects with proactive problem solving
  • Expertly communicate project functionality and technical specs; educate staff

Qualifications
  • Two years experience in academic or textbook publishing
  • Must appreciate languages and language learning (2+ years learning a language a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred
  • Experience in multimedia or website development
  • Proficiency in variety of office and multimedia programs--Flash, XML/HTML, CMSs, and/or digital video a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
GU Press is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume and cover letter to Digital Editor Position, gupress@georgetown.edu. Application deadline: March 20, 2013.

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