Content Editor

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Posted: 6 May 2021

Contract: Full time, various Fixed Term Contracts

Salary: circa £24,000 pa

Closing Date: Friday 21 May 2021

About Twig Education

At Twig Education we’re passionate about STEM education and we’re passionate about digital.

Our reputation is based on designing and producing easy-to-use teacher and student tools that engage students. These high-quality, hands-on materials, assessments, multimedia and digital are inspiring learners and teachers around the world. Our programs allow for flexible implementation models for in-person and/or virtual delivery of lessons.

Working closely with our collaborative “think tank” which includes Imperial College of London, Stanford SCALE and classroom specialists, we deliver award-winning, groundbreaking K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education programs.

We are a dynamic company with a performance-enhancing culture with a mission to provide access to high-quality education, inclusion and equity for all students.

Job Role

We are looking for skilled and versatile editors with two or more years experience in educational publishing. The successful candidates will work on maintaining and reversioning existing products in the Twig portfolio, preparing websites and print materials, and supporting the Editorial, Sales, and Marketing teams. The tasks will be varied and fast-paced, and the successful candidates will thrive when responding efficiently and appropriately to meet business needs

The ideal candidates should have experience:
  • Working on blended print and digital STEM materials for elementary and middle school students

  • Working with curriculum documents

  • Working to deadlines, and high quality standards.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Updating and preparing InDesign files for print
  • Mapping US and international curricula to Twig Education content
  • Reversioning and adapting Twig products
  • Quality checking different types of content and media
  • Maintaining fixes lists and other tracking documents
  • Responding appropriately to customer relationship management issues. 
Competencies:
  • Great attention to detail

  • Excellent editorial skills

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Team player

  • Good analytical thinking skills and proactive problem-solver

  • Disciplined, yet flexible enough to adapt to changing priorities

  • Great initiative and a “can do” approach

  • Ability to make recommendations/decisions confidently, quickly and thoughtfully.

What is it like to work at Twig?

As a company, we strive to maintain an open, fair, relaxed and flexible culture where hard work is recognised and rewarded. 

Benefits of working at Twig include:

  • Salaries in line with market rates
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthshield cashback plan
  • Generous holiday allowance including birthday off
Think you might be right for this role? We'd love to hear from you!

To apply, please complete the Online Application Form, attaching a CV and covering letter, demonstrating the extent to which your skills, abilities and experience meet the requirements of this role.  Applications close at 5pm on Friday 21 May 2021.

Interviews: Priority may be given to early respondents.

NB:  Though this role would normally be based in our Glasgow office, staff are currently home-working until it is safe for us to move back to an in-office environment. We are reviewing our plans in line with Scottish Government policy.

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