Associate Editor - Children's Publishing Experience Required

Adecco Creative is assisting our client, a well-known and respected children’s educational publisher, in their search for an Associate Editor. This is a full time freelance role, working 35 hours per week onsite in the client’s downtown offices, and expected to last for 6 months with the possibility of becoming temp to perm.

This role will be responsible for editing early childhood material geared towards second-graders. Experience or interest in early childhood/elementary education and previous experience in publishing is mandatory. Candidates with experience writing for children will take precedence.

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Research and write captivating nonfiction articles for second-graders
  • Write engaging worksheets and hands-on activities for young kids
  • Align worksheets and activities to CCSS and other state standards
  • Administrative tasks as needed
  • Manage communication with teacher and education advisors
  • Deliver high quality, well-written work while meeting deadlines

Requirements:

  • B.A. degree
  • Excellent writing skills; experience writing for children a big plus
  • Experience or interest in early childhood/elementary education
  • Experience in publishing
  • Excellent research skills: understand credible vs. non-credible sources, know how to fact check, know how to find facts that young children will be excited by
  • A willingness to jump in whenever needed and be part of a fun but busy team
  • Positive attitude and creative mind
  • Resourceful—can find solutions to workday challenges quickly and independently

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_172110_612678