International Editorial Project Mgr - Brazilian Portuguese

Encyclopaedia Britannica - Chicago, IL4.4

Full-time

Encyclopædia Britannica is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. We provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world. Britannica's mission is the same today as it's been since its first encyclopedia was published in 1768: to create products that inspire confidence, with content people can trust.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Work on Brazilian Portuguese-language digital products for school market 75%

- Edit texts in conformity with Britannica’s international editorial guidelines

- Maintain (revise and update) Britannica’s own Portuguese-language databases

- Write or commission new content

- Manage specific new projects as needed

- Interact with customers for feedback on product use and features

- Identify and maintain file of qualified independent reviewers/consultants

2. Manage international editorial projects with EB licensing/distribution partners 15%

- Handle daily communication between EB and international project managers or editors for assigned projects

- Coordinate editorial quality control activities for each project to ensure compliance with Britannica editorial standards and international editorial guidelines

- Coordinate review of product and marketing materials for each product

- Monitor and advance project schedule as per relative contract

3. Review Portuguese-language marketing materials 5%

4. Prepare project status report bi-weekly and compile other reports as

needed 5%

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree required; MA in Portuguese preferred

Experience: Editorial/Publishing or Teaching experience preferred

Skills/Knowledge:

Brazilian Portuguese language fluency (excellent/near native) required

Excellent English-language communication skills

Familiarity and ease with digital technology and digital instructional products

Strong project-management skills and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task and change focus as needed, when priorities change and evolve

Good editing and writing skills and attention to detail

Excellent people/diplomatic skills

Other Requirements:

Experience with Word, Excel; fluency, or the ability to learn quickly, computer software and editorial tools.

How To Apply:

  • Please apply through Indeed. Resume must be attached to your email to be considered.

Other Information:

You must be able to work in Chicago without visa sponsorship. No international relocation available.

Encyclopaedia Britannica is located in the River North neighborhood and is convenient to public transportation.

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. This policy of non-discrimination and affirmative action applies to all levels of employment and to all employment practices

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Language:

  • Brazilian Portuguese (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)