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Product Development
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B2400176 Requisition #

THE OPPORTUNITY / RESPONSIBILITIES

Job requirements include:

  • 3-5 years of relevant proofreading, copyediting, or editing experience, preferably for audiences that include children, educators, and parents
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and nuance
  • Strong attention to detail and tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (flexible; can train if needed) or other commonly used styles, such as AP and APA
  • Experience with on-screen proofreading, Excel, and Adobe InCopy desired
  • Knowledge of standard proofreading marks
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and ask relevant questions
  • Ability to move between projects with different deadlines and guidelines
  • Spanish (or other second language skills) is a plus

WHO WE ARE 

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services  that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online.  True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

 

Some benefits that we offer:

•  100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

•  Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

•  Tuition Reimbursement

•  Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount 

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

HOW YOU CAN FIT   

Job requirements include:

  • Proofread children’s books, instructional guides, marketing content, and research materials (can include cold-read of layout or manuscript, detailed skim of materials, checking copy against manuscript, confirming corrections, reviewing printer proofs, reviewing samples, and proofreading and marking PDFs)
  • Perform content QA of digital components, such as ebooks, online assessments, digital teaching systems, audio/video clips, and programs adapted for use on tablets
  • Assist Proofreading Manager with onboarding and mentoring of new in-house proofreaders
  • Assist Proofreading Manager with management, prioritization, and balancing the workloads of in-house proofreaders
  • Enter text and note corrections for format/design in Adobe InCopy, proprietary digital editing tools, Microsoft Office, and other software
  • Editorial support, such as checking content across documents and querying editors and other staffers, as needed

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.


To view the full EOE policy, click here.


To view the Scholastic Inc. EEO Policy statement, click here.


To view the Pay Transparency provision, click here.‚Äč

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