10 January 2011

Job Opening: Editor - Family and Consumer Sciences for McGraw-Hill (Columbus)

Post date: 10 January 2011
Editor - Family & Consumer Sciences (Project)


The School Education Group, the leading provider of print and digital educational materials for Grades PreK-12, has two openings for an Editor for the Family & Consumer Sciences product line to work on a contractual basis. These positions are part of the ACCR (Applied, College, and Career Readiness) Learning Solutions Center in Columbus, OH.


* Assist in the planning and development of instructional materials, such as student resources, teacher resources, workbooks, and other print and digital program materials.
* Develop, review, and edit manuscript and other materials for content, accuracy, reading level, grammar, style, and length.
* Identify problem areas in content and recommend solutions.
* Assist in the development of project schedules, and maintain and meet all intermediate and final schedules; inform project editor or editorial manager of project management issues and recommend solutions.
* Coordinate and oversee the work of outside freelancers or vendors.
* Work closely with editorial, marketing, production, design, and manufacturing to ensure that market requirements, project schedules, and goals are met.
* Must be detail oriented and be able to prioritize and complete a variety of responsibilities in a timely manner.
* Communicate with fellow team members about project progress, and develop solutions to address issues.
* Work as a team player to meet all intermediate and final schedules.



* Bachelor's degree.
* A minimum of three years of editorial experience.
* A minimum of two years of publishing experience.
* Ability to demonstrate outstanding communication skills which include a thorough command of the English language, spelling, writing and grammar.
* Organizational, time management, and project management proficiencies are a must.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required.
* Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment.


* Classroom teaching experience.
* Educational publishing experience.

The School Education Group is a leading innovator in the development of 21st century teaching and learning solutions for K-12 education markets. We offer traditional and digital instructional, assessment, reference content and tools for teachers and students that address critical areas in primary and secondary education. We are focused on improving student learning outcomes while promoting digital innovation.

McGraw-Hill Education is leading the charge to empower students and prepare professionals by launching the next generation of educational tools and resources.

We created Planet Turtle, a K-3 social network for children and brought GradeGuru to life; a learning platform launched by the Higher Education Group which brings traditional study groups to the social web. Our award winning product, Acuity® InFormative Assessment™, delivers instructional resources to prepare students for district and state exams. McGraw-Hill's acclaimed suite of Access-branded digital learning platforms literally placed surgical procedures in the hands of doctors through the ingenious use of the iPhone. Award winning Connect is a web-based, assignment and assessment platform. It provides a new learning experience that meets the needs of students and instructors today.

McGraw-Hill Education is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, a Fortune500 corporation with leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power & Associates. By working together with our customers and partners, these brands are laying the foundation for a smarter, better world.

The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

Primary Location: US-OH-Columbus

Corporate Brand: McGraw-Hill Education

Apply at the McGraw-Hill website here.
This blog is no longer updated. Please instead visit Writers For Diversity for new opportunities for women/ LGBT writers and writers of color. Thank you.