Associate Copyeditor (remote)-12months limited term (Nashville, TN)

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Responsibilities

  • Review and edit text thoroughly for correct grammar, syntax, usage, style, and consistency.
  • Proofread rendered copy at various stages of development with a goal of 100% accuracy.
  • Verify edits and ensure uniformity and consistency across components.
  • Perform editorial reviews of XML-based paper and online components at all stages of production. Tasks may include providing queries/feedback regarding style/formatting issues, coordinating with other teams/departments to produce test booklets, and/or moving materials through all phases of development with minimal oversight.
  • Act as a point of contact for assigned projects and provide detailed updates regarding project handling and status to teammates and managing editor.
  • Work proactively with managing editor to identify training issues or process inconsistencies/gaps.
  • Author or contribute to project style guide and/or editorial training materials.
  • Serve as a mentor to colleagues.
  • Attend project meetings, provide editorial status updates, and maintain organized and accurate records and logs as assigned.
  • Consistently follow established best practices and contribute to the development of new workflow processes.
  • Create project-specific work instructions as needed.
  • Review and edit assessment ancillary documents, such as educator's guides, technical reports, parent reports, business process documentation, etc., as needed.
  • Collaborate with test development managers, content specialists, other content developers, psychometricians, publishing designers, and other internal and external stakeholders to produce top-quality materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, or other related discipline or work experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree.
  • At least three years of copyediting experience. Two years of experience in copyediting educational assessment development stimuli, items, and/or ancillary products preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of all phases of assessments, including processing, scoring, and reporting of assessments.
  • Experience with project leadership, resource allocation, training/mentoring, coordinating deadlines with multiple work groups, and maintaining communication required to meet objectives.
  • Professionally tailored and strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of how to apply and/or interpret information in print or online references (e.g., The Chicago Manual of Style , The Gregg Reference Manual , Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary , etc.)
  • Strong knowledge about word processing and professional office applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Project, and Adobe Acrobat Professional is required. Solid understanding of the use of HTML and XML in web publishing is desired.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in challenging situations and when dealing with difficult individuals. An awareness of nonverbal communication cues and appropriate responses to those cues is also desired.
  • Ability to lead discussions, persuade others as needed to reach goals effectively, and articulate risks/benefits during problem-solving efforts.'
  • This is a REMOTE job

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As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $22.11-25.00. This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4737
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1390 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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