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ELT Editor-in-Chief, Shanghai

Oxford University Press

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: 31 March 2011

Oxford University Press is a department of Oxford University, and we are a major international publishing organization with a significant presence in Mainland China. We have been dedicated to educational research and publishing for over 500 years.

Oxford University Press (Shanghai) Ltd now has a vacancy in our English Language Teaching (ELT) Editorial Department for an ELT Editor-in-Chief to lead and develop our English Language Teaching publishing programme. The core responsibilities of this post are:

  • The commissioning, adaptation and organization of ELT materials for the Mainland China market
  • Liaison with co-publishers, authors and adaptors to develop materials which meet the needs of English language learners
  • Managing editorial projects from receipt of typescript to finished product
  • Managing and developing a team of editorial staff to carry out all editorial roles including copy-editing and proof-reading, developmental editing, and editing for search engine optimization

The successful applicant is likely to have the following:

  • Two to three years of educational editorial experience
  • Fluent Mandarin and English
  • A Masters degree
  • English language teaching experience, preferably in Mainland China
  • Ability to manage people and lead a team
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

Further Information ...

We offer an attractive salary, a 5-day working week and excellent benefits. 

Please send your application, in English, including curriculum vitae and expected salary, to: The Personnel Department, OUP (Shanghai) Ltd., Room 604, No.3 Lane 900, Quyang Road, Shanghai 200437 or e-mail to: on or before 31 March 2011.

Due to the high number of applications we are unable to reply to everyone; if you have not received a reply by 30 April 2011 you should consider your application unsuccessful this time. Personal data will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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