Academic Development Editor

SYNOPSIS
As the Content Editor in in the EF EdTech Academic & Content Team, you will be responsible for creating new learning products
and overseeing the development of innovative educational content as part of our hybrid learning experience for adults. This
requires writing, editing and production of online and offline materials, the development and maintenance of products and
associated support that is pedagogically sound, aligned with business requirements for use across all EF markets.
THE ROLE
The Content Editor will ensure the academic quality of learning materials and fit within the curriculum, providing students with
an industry-leading experience. You are a member of a user experience oriented team of academic experts guided by the
principles of looking for optimal solutions, standard setting, collaboration and creativity. The role will collaborate with team
members, end users and stakeholders to take products from concept to reality.
You will:
• establish overall academic quality standards in the team and resulting products
• maintain the academic quality of all content produced by the team, through editing individual lessons and chief
editing
• write and produce learning materials and other content (for online and offline delivery)
• lead development, testing, and signoff of content for specific markets and learners
• work with key personnel/project teams and end users in relevant markets related to product development, testing
and implementation.
• deliver projects on-time and according to business requirements
• identify and act on support opportunities related to materials use/implementation
• build and maintain relationships and presence with stakeholders
• create and maintain key documents such as the product syllabus
• evaluate existing products and identify ways to improve the user and learning experience
• maintain teaching skills and industry knowledge with awareness of the latest trends
REQUIRED
• MA in TESOL / Applied Linguistics / Linguistics or DELTA / Trinity DipTESOL
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of ESL/ELT
• Proven experience in ESL/ELT materials development
• Management or leadership experience (preferred)
YOU HAVE/ARE
• effective written and oral communication skills in accurate English (CEFR C2)
• excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and
consistently meet deadlines
• strong interpersonal skills and the ability to apply these in a multicultural
environment
• leadership skills, and the ability to guide a team to successful project delivery
• able to work within given constraints to achieve results
• able to critically evaluate aspects of learning materials and curriculum and
propose relevant, innovative solutions
• able to embrace and adapt to new technology
• customer-focused and service-minded
• awareness of student and market needs
• able to work independently
• committed to continuous professional development and able to take action
based on feedback

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