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Assistant Editor (Digital) 6-month contract

Garnet Education

Location: Reading

Deadline for application: Friday June 9, 2017

A leading English Language Teaching publisher based in Reading is looking for a tech savvy Assistant Editor to join its small editorial team, overseeing and coordinating the creation of interactive learning activities (i.e., ‘learning objects’). 

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Key duties

Reporting to the Digital Project Editor, overseeing and coordinating the creation of learning objects. This will involve:
  • tailoring / content editing print material so that it can be used as the basis for learning objects; 
  • liaising with off-site developers, providing clear and comprehensive feedback;
  • proof reading, copy editing instructional design documents; 
  • creating instructional design documents for the creation of original learning objects; 
  • proof reading and testing existing learning objects and DVDs to check for bugs; and
  • liaising with the Digital Media Specialist, resolving technical problems as they arise.
The role will also include pitching in on other, print-based projects as and when workflows require.

Experience / skills  


  • Interest in ELT materials
  • Interest in the development of digital learning materials
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Google docs and a general digital savviness
  • Excellent proof reading and editing skills
  • Flexibility and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a small team or on own initiative


Some experience overseeing the development of digital materials

English Language Teaching experience

Posted on 08 May 2017 around 10am • Filed Under Temporary Positions in Publishing