Content Editor

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COMPANY INFORMATION:

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 11 million students worldwide, is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Content Editor with demonstrated expertise in Australian English language conventions to join our content development team. In this role, you will work closely with curriculum designers and content writers to ensure our language arts items are grammatically correct, grade appropriate, and suitable for use in the Australian edition of our product.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

Ensuring overall quality and consistency of language arts content
Reviewing content for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to specifications
Reviewing content for grade-level appropriateness
Reviewing content to ensure it is appropriate for use in Australia and not overly US-centric
Copyediting to improve formatting and style
Correcting errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar following standard conventions of Australian English

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

BA/BS degree
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an editing role
Impeccable knowledge of Australian English grammar and mechanics
Superior writing and editing skills
Familiarity working with style manuals and guides (e.g., The Chicago Manual of Style)
Understanding of K–12 students’ reading and knowledge levels
Strong communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines and be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously
Proficiency in Google Docs and Google Sheets
Passion for English education
Experience teaching or working with K–12 students is a plus

About Company

IXL Learning

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 17 Nov 2020

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