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Content Editor - Humanities

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Date Posted

Feb 2, 2022

Site Type

Remote, Anywhere


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Content Editors contribute to the development of Humanities products, including curricular and ancillary materials, by editing to ensure consistency in language, voice, and presentation within and across projects. Editors work closely with the content development teams, copy edit team, and production teams to ensure a consistent and coherent editorial approach to each project.

As the final editorial layer before content moves to production, editors focus on readability, clarity, concision, consistency, coherence, and adherence to established style. This is a highly collaborative role that requires excellent communication skills, in particular the abilities to provide clear, actionable, and educative feedback; distill complex information and share it with others; and adapt to a variety of individual communication styles and needs.

Reports To:
● Senior Editor (Humanities team)


Edit a variety of projects, such as lesson plans, student resources, family tip sheets, facilitator guides for professional development sessions, handouts, slide presentations, information sheets, and implementation resources.

Edits focus on the following items:
● clarity and concision of the content
● coherence across sections and components of a project
● consistency of language, style, and voice within and across projects
● readability of the content
● appropriateness for the task, purpose, and audience
● inclusive language

● Collaborate with the editorial team to norm language, voice, and presentation across projects.

● Work with the content development teams, copy edit team, and production teams to ensure a consistent and coherent editorial approach to each project.

● Resolve copy edits and proofreading edits, consulting with the project’s content lead, the associate and/or senior editor, and other contributors as needed.

● Complete the final check of files before delivery to the end user.

● Record global mistakes or issues found when editing or reviewing the work of content developers, copy editors, proofreaders, and layout associates. Then raise these to the attention of the associate and/or senior editor.

● Through feedback, workshops, and other forums, coach content developers on how to improve their writing and adhere to the guidelines.


PLEASE NOTE: A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED Minimum Requirements ● Minimum three years of experience working as an editor and/or copyeditor ● Excellent interpersonal communication skills in an all-remote working environment ● Demonstrated capacity for critical thinking ● Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite Adobe InCopy;; and Microsoft SharePoint/Sites or other similar distributed storage and collaboration systems ● Mindset that values an iterative cycle of ideation, thought partnering, prototyping, drafting, development, review, and revision ● Highly organized and detail oriented with a track record of meeting short - and long-term responsibilities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-volume organization ● Ability to manage competing priorities and communicate effectively with others to achieve objectives and meet deadlines ● Ability to quickly internalize and apply feedback and updates to guidelines ● Excellent attention to detail and the drive to work toward precise, error-free work while adhering to editorial guidelines and processes Ideal Attributes ● Avid commitment to and concern for details required in accomplishing a task, no matter how small ● Ability to remain flexible in an ambiguous, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment ● Proficiency at both working independently and collaborating as part of a team ● Capacity to embrace a learner mindset that is receptive to feedback with a focus on reflective practice ● Willingness to bring a proactive problem-solving orientation to every task ● Commitment to high standards and continuous improvement ● Passion for and commitment to the importance of high-quality, knowledge-rich curriculum ● Appreciation for the challenges and victories faced everyday by classroom teachers ● Commitment to collective authorship ● Deep belief that every child is capable of greatness


The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. For residents of the State of Colorado the expected salary range for this position is $63,353.99 – $74,440.94.

This range may vary above and below the expected amounts in the State of Colorado. In addition to the Company's benefit offerings, the position may be eligible for additional annual incentives at the Company's discretion. Any offered salary and other incentives are based on market data, applicant skills and relevant experience, degrees, certifications and internal equity considerations.


Company Profile

Great Minds — a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space.

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Site/ Locations

Remote, Anywhere

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