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Position Overview

The Editor will be responsible for supporting the course development effort by reviewing, copy editing, and proofing all instructional and course materials during the development process. The Editor will be an integral member of a team whose objective, in a fast-paced environment, is the production of high-quality and innovative courses for our students. 

Position Requirements & Major Responsibilities

  • Review, copy edit, and make editing recommendations for textual content of instructional materials, including (but not limited to) textbooks, multimedia lectures, instructor materials, flashcards, exams, questions, and administrative materials.
  • Material reviewed for grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy, consistency, coherence, clarity, logic, and adherence to approved style guidelines and standards.
  • Make suggestions to content creators for clarity and appropriateness of content.
  • Make recommendations concerning design and writing standards. Update and maintain any appropriate style guidelines and standards.
  • Perform limited fact checking and research, as required.
  • Review and proofread pages or online layout for formatting, and production/design guidelines.
  • Proofread pages and/or online layout and material to ensure corrections were accurately incorporated.
  • For print material, ensure page numbers, TOC, index, and page references are accurate and free of print issues prior to submission to the print vendor.
  • Review printer proofs before final sign-off.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required in a related field, such as English, Education, Communications, or Journalism.
  • At least three years of editing experience in editorial or other publication or education environment.
  • Experience working with established editorial styles (APA, CMS, AP, etc.) is required.
  • Exceptional stylistic and language abilities are required.
  • Solid experience and skill with Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with Acrobat, and PowerPoint a plus. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and InCopy a plus for some positions.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple concurrent projects effectively is required.
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in work.
  • Ability to grasp complex subject matter and synthesize information quickly.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and professional deadline-driven environment with many projects and initiatives.
  • Be highly motivated and be comfortable making decisions and judgment calls on content development.

About Colibri Group

Colibri Group is building the future of professional education. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Colibri Group is one of the pioneers of online professional education, introducing some of the first web-based professional education courses in 2001. Students and professionals start and advance their careers through the company’s online and in-person learning solutions for licensing, continuing education, test preparation and professional development.

Today, we proudly serve over one million customers each year and employ more than 900 mission-aligned professionals. Our family of brands are the leading online professional education platforms in their respective end-markets. We provide a holistic learning experience for students and professionals to achieve more and thrive throughout their careers in real estate, financial services, teacher education, healthcare, valuation and property services, accounting, among other professions. Visit www.colibrigroup.com for more information.

Colibri Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Colibri Group prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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