Editor (print)

Location: Reading

Garnet Education is an independent, specialist ELT publisher based in central Reading. We are seeking a Print and Digital Editor to work on developing and editing materials from manuscript stage through to finished print and digital products.

Duties will include:

  • Working effectively and collaboratively as part of the in-house editorial team.
  • Working with the wider Garnet team and external suppliers, advisers and colleagues, as required.
  • Copy-editing and proofreading material to a consistently high standard.
  • Working on multi-component projects, helping to establish schedules and maintaining an awareness of costs.
  • Working closely with designers throughout all stages of product development.
  • Liaising with authors and content editors, responding to content queries and finding constructive solutions if and when necessary.
  • Briefing and overseeing the work of freelance editors.
  • Where required, working with the digital team on their range of products.
  • Liaising as necessary, both internally and externally, for the purposes of product development and enhancement.
  • Keeping up to date with developments and trends in the ELT/educational world.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have a demonstrable editorial experience in ELT/educational publishing.
  • have an informed awareness of ELT markets, trends and products.
  • have strong project management skills.
  • be highly organised and be prepared to take initiative.
  • be a good communicator on all levels.
  • be willing to learn and be open to change.
  • be deadline-driven and a competent time manager.
  • be an active and enthusiastic team player.

Desirable qualities include:

  • Experience with the CEFR and other testing and assessment scales.
  • Direct experience of ELT markets in different countries.
  • Teaching experience in an ELT setting and a recognised ELT qualification.
  • An element, or an awareness, of digital product development.
  • Working knowledge of both online and blended learning.

For more information or to apply, please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to Rachel Finnie, Editorial Manager: