Senior Development Editor

Location:West Midlands
Salary: Competitive


Are you a talented and motivated Development Editor looking for a new role with more responsibility, and the opportunity to carve out a role which has the potential to develop?

A highly successful, global publisher of technical learning products is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Development Editor to work with their new product development editorial team to create world-class training material for the B2B market, including instructor and student workbooks and presentation slides. As a senior development position, this role would involve travel to offices in Mumbai.


Responsibilities will involve:

  • Mentoring and leading editorial teams in the development of structured technical content
  • Helping authors to create engaging training material, analysing appropriate peer-review feedback
  • Meeting production deadlines, managing a title pipeline and contributing towards the product vision
  • Building a deep understanding of the target market, whilst developing subject knowledge
  • Pro-actively drive product improvements to increase commercial results for the authors


This is a crucial role within the team and you will be a confident writer and editor who is comfortable working with technical material, and has a strong eye for information structure.

The successful person will have:

  • Proven experience working with STEM content (focused on computer science advantageous)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including familiarity with technical material
  • A proven track record of working with external stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • A demonstrable interest in technology and a willingness to learn about key concepts and topic skills
  • Experience of leading an editorial team across multiple locations would be a strong advantage


This role carries a generous salary and benefits package. For further information please send your CV along with your salary expectations.


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