The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving mathematics education for all students. NCTM is the public voice of math education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to teachers.
NCTM is seeking a Sr. Copy and Production Editor to manage substantive editing, copy editing, proofreading, style formatting, and editorial production of NCTM journals, books and other publications.
Editing, copy editing, proofreading, and style formatting
Edits and proofreads and oversees editing, proofreading, and style formatting of journal and book content.
Ensures editorial quality of manuscripts and conformity with the “Chicago Manual of Style,” NCTM style, and alignment of style between journals and books.
Verifies MathType (math displays) are correct.
Routinely monitors and updates NCTM style documentation.
Develops workflow and schedules to meet deadlines, and serves as liaison between composition and print vendors.
Manages workflow, refines production processes for consistency across journals, streamlining where possible.
Reads first proofs of journal content, ensuring correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and correcting style inconsistencies.
Oversees incorporation of author corrections on proof pages.
Manages display advertising placement in journals and serves as liaison to advertisers, providing scheduling, fulfillment, and ongoing communication.
Reviews and manages the work of copy and production editors and proofreaders for quality, correctness, and consistency.
Liaisons with Art Director and other team members to discuss project status.
Coordinates with IT for label reports and generates print runs.
Oversees online publication of journals, ensuring implementation of all critical quality control procedures.
Stays abreast of industry standards and recommends process improvements to ensure production efficiency, accuracy, and quality.
Supervises and manages staff of copy editors and production editors for peer-reviewed journals and books.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficiency in copyediting, writing, proofreading, and communicating with vendors and authors; familiarity with all phases of publications production.
Experience working in Adobe InDesign and InCopy preferred.
Mac experience desirable.
Knowledge of mathematics education and instruction helpful.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism is required.
5 years writing, editing, or publishing work.
5 years management or supervisory experience.
Applicants with association experience preferred.
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offers an outstanding benefits package, including 100% immediate vesting in a mandatory, generous retirement plan; comprehensive health/dental insurance; tuition assistance; free parking; and much more.
To be considered for this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to ATTN: A-CPE. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered. Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
About National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offers an outstanding benefits package, including 100% immediate vesting in a mandatory, generous retirement plan, comprehensive health/dental insurance, tuition assistance, free parking, and much more.
To be considered for this opportunity, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered.
Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
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