The Academic Development Editor will be an essential member of the Content Development Team at EF Learning Labs headquarters in Shanghai. You will be at the forefront of the hybrid model to language learning and keep pace with the latest trends.
You will be responsible for concept development and documentation, project oversight, creation and quality management of innovative learning products. Working with the Academic Content Manager, you will develop and introduce academic and editorial guidelines and coordinate their implementation across teams.
collecting academic requirements and creating proposals for new learning products
developing and implementing academic and editorial guidelines
researching and supporting investigation into new and innovative approaches to online learning
hiring, training and management of freelance writers and editors
overseeing the academic side of content development projects from concept to delivery
coordinating cross-team communication of content writing and development progress
ensuring that all delivered learning content meets agreed standards
reviewing editorial issues with team to improve overall content quality
working with cross-functional project teams to develop new product features
working with subject matter experts to ensure that content matches learning objectives
writing and editing lesson materials
MA in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Linguistics
at least 5 years’ experience in the field of adult English language learning
at least 2 years' experience developing standardized ESL/ELT materials
at least 2 years' training and/or management experience
excellent communication and interpersonal skills
attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in written and spoken English
excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and consistently meet deadlines
creativity, enthusiasm, energy and team spirit
strong computer skills and the ability to work well in a technology environment
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples (articles, academic papers, lesson plans).
EF is the world leader in international education, an industry that is more than 50 billion USD in size. Our mission is to break down barriers in language, culture and geography, and so far, we have helped over 15 million students learn a language, discover the world or earn an academic degree. Founded in 1965, by entrepreneur Bertil Hult, EF today operates 400 schools and offices in more than 50 ...countries and has a network of 34,000 teachers, staff and guides. A privately held company, EF has 16 divisions offering a wide range of educational programs for students of all ages.EF has always been more than just teachers, books, and a classroom. When Bertil Hult founded EF nearly 50 years ago, he was seeking a better, more direct way to learn. It’s this revolutionary spirit- to improve the way people learn- that drives us forward, that pushes us to embrace new technology and to explore better teaching methods. Our state-of-the-art schools, terrific teachers, proprietary curriculum, and the ultimate measure of success- the learning progress of our students- are the results of our efforts. We believe the key to EF’s future, and the future of education, lies in research and innovation.