Thursday, 14 January 2010

Vacancy at Pearson

Are you interested in transforming education and educational texts? Do you have a passion for reading, writing and discussing books? Are you a quick learner willing to take on new jobs and develop new goals for education publishing? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we want to talk to you.

The Higher Education division of Pearson Education is looking for development editors at Noida, Chennai and Chandigarh, responsible for shaping manuscripts into rich and innovative textbooks. Development editors take theory and instructional test and—through a detailed process of review, feedback and testing—design course-defining and market-oriented learning solutions for the Indian and international higher education markets.

The ideal development editor has the ability to understand and facilitate a student’s needs, an author’s goals, and an instructor’s requirements, and synthesize them all into a successful textbook. They possess excellent language and editing skills, are creative and detail-oriented, are organized and able to maintain tight schedules, and employ superb communication skills.

For the right person, this is a fun and fulfilling position. If interested, please get in touch with the HR department for details. (You may also refer your friends and acquaintances.) Please mail your CV with a covering letter to . The last date for application is 25 January 2010.

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