Project Editor

At GL Assessment, we are passionate about the role we play in supporting schools to grow children to their best potential. We do this by providing assessment solutions which helps teachers learn more about their pupils so they can find the best way to teach them.

We are the leading UK provider in what we do and growing fast internationally, at the last count we have delivered over 7 million online tests across the globe. However this only accounts for 1% of the children in the world. Our mission is to ensure all children have the best possible start by having access to our education tools.

The role:

  • Responsibility for ensuring that all editorial work is delivered to agreed schedule, budget and quality, ready for either print or digital publication.
  • Management of all proof stages; pre-flighting and handing over final files to print procurement; approving plotters.
  • Liaising with other teams (marketing, PR, digital development) and offering editorial services as and when required.
  • Maintaining project schedules, anticipating potential risks and delays and acting to mitigate them where possible, keeping stakeholders informed.
  • Maintaining project budgets and seeking cost efficiencies where possible; balancing budget, schedule and quality priorities.

What are we looking for?

  • Strong copy editing skills, preferably with experience of artwork briefing and digital manuscript preparation.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and offer effective solutions to problems.
  • Experience of scheduling and budget tracking is preferred
  • High standard of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office

Benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution 
  • Season ticket loan, childcare assistance/ vouchers
  • On site gym, weekly fruit platters, parking facilities

Interested or want to know more?

Please email your CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested and why we should meet you, to:  GL.Recruitment@gl-assessment.co.uk.