Content Editor and Publishing Specialist

Posted 07 Jul 2020

QA Limited

Homebased (Editorial or Writing)


Job Type:contractDuration:9 months
Category:Editorial or WritingRecruiter Reference:MP-9699-67992
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive Salary

Content Editor & Publishing Specialist, Maternity Contract 9 months 

Home Based, Flexible Location      

Are you a recent English Graduate or someone who just loves English and enjoys working with content, writing and proofreading?

About our role:  As a learning solutions organisation, we have and are rapidly changing our direction to meet the ‘new normal’ of an all-encompassing digital and blended learning portfolio. With so many reasons for our clients to upskill, we have an exciting and challenging role for a Content Editor and Publishing Specialist, where you will improve the quality of QA’s learning experience by proofing, editing and publishing our digital and printed content. The role also involves uploading, reformatting, checking accuracy, and categorising content within our content management system and digital platforms. We are focused on ensuring accuracy and using plain English to explain complex technical topics in order to promote more effective and engaging learning content, as well as publishing content (both digital and printed) within project deadlines.

Here’s some of what’s involved: (full details in the JD to view)  

Copy-editing text from multiple Content Authors & Instructional Designers to bring in line with the QA Style Guide & Tone of Voice guidelines, including:

  • Passionate – we show our love for our subject
  • Accessible – we make difficult subjects easy to understand
  • Storytelling – we tell real world stories to explain topics

Competent proofing and editing skills

Correcting spelling mistakes, grammatical errors and ensuring text meets desired readability scoring

Publishing digital content, such as quizzes and videos to learning platforms

Reformatting, branding and uploading printed content to content management system

Checking content for completeness and details such as consistent numbering and layout

Liaising with authors to ensure editing maintains the intended meaning for content

Setting up the website and other systems to host content and enable user access

Testing learning platforms for suitability and ease of use

Bring your experience:

High quality of spoken & written English

Attention to detail

Ability to focus on completing tasks in full

Ability to meet deadlines

Confident using multiple technology and platforms

Understanding of digital platforms and how to improve user experience

Quality driven

Experience in a content publishing or copy editing role

Very good understanding of core grammatical principles

Good understanding of plain English principles

Competent using a variety of platforms and systems

What we’ll do for you: Being a learning partner, we get how important your learning and development is and of course we want you to be the best. We’ll give you the very best development to do your job.

Our perks:

You’ll work hard and do great things for our organisation so we’ll make sure your efforts and achievements are well-rewarded with an attractive package.

Core Benefits

25 days holiday rising to 28 plus bank holidays of course

4% pension contribution

Life Assurance of 4 x annual salary

A little more about us: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- Learning, Apprenticeships, Consulting and Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

How to apply and who to contact:

Using the apply link, please submit your details and we will be back in touch shortly. Should you have any queries and wish to speak with us please call Michaela on 01753 898671

We look forward to hearing from you!  

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