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The Walt Disney Company Editor-PH in Glendale, California

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Educational Content Director, Editorial the Editor will acquire, edit, and manage a robust list of titles and books.

Responsibilities:

Learning Best Practices:

  • Apply knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum development and instructional design to product development and review, across multiple media formats.

  • Apply knowledge of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and social-emotional learning best practices to product development and review, across multiple media formats.

Disney Knowledge:

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of franchise strategy across the company.

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of franchise, character, world, and voice.

  • Manage relationships and secure franchise approvals as needed.

Content Review:

  • Provide curriculum and editorial direction on domestic and global licensee submissions, ensuring quality, accuracy, appropriateness, fulfillment of learning objectives, and proper inclusion of Disney franchises.

Content Creation:

  • Participate in ideating, brainstorming and creating proof-of-concept for new content.

  • Manage development process for green-lit projects.

Collaboration:

  • Drive growth of Disney Learning by collaborating with licensees, external content developers, Art, Design, and Franchises to guide creation of compelling learning content for appropriate age and development levels.

Branding:

  • Establish and enforce editorial and branding guidelines for learning licensees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in teaching or educational publishing

  • Additional experience in subject-area teaching and/or creating subject-specific learning materials

  • Knowledge of Disney family of franchises

  • Understanding of copyediting skills

  • Knowledge of publishing process and both digital and print publishing formats

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, manage resources across multiple projects, and meet tight deadlines

  • Highly motivated, productive, and detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational skills

  • Patience and flexibility, and the ability to collaborative creatively with external and internal partners

• Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in teaching or educational publishing

• Additional experience in subject-area teaching and/or creating subject-specific learning materials

• Knowledge of Disney family of franchises

• Understanding of copyediting skills

• Knowledge of publishing process and both digital and print publishing formats

• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, manage resources across multiple projects, and meet tight deadlines

• Highly motivated, productive, and detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational skills

• Patience and flexibility, and the ability to collaborative creatively with external and internal partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with licensed publishing

  • Experience with Science

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Job ID: 768654BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts

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