Production Editor

Location: Remote



EL Education is redefining student achievement in diverse communities across the country, ensuring that all students master rigorous content, develop positive character, and produce high-quality work. We create great public schools where they are needed most, inspiring teachers and students to achieve more than they thought possible.

EL Education’s portfolio of instructional materials and coaching services draws on decades of deep partnership with schools and districts in our national school network—those implementing our school model—and in our family of literacy partners—those implementing our Language Arts curriculum.

Based on our founding principles of meaningful work, character, and respect for teachers, EL Education’s offerings transform teaching and learning to promote habits of scholarship and character that lead to high student achievement. In addition to success on standardized tests, EL Education students demonstrate critical thinking, intellectual courage, and emotional resilience; they possess the passion and the capacity to contribute to a better world.

EL Education, a 501c(3) nonprofit, was founded in 1992 by Outward Bound USA in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Reporting to the Associate Director, Production and Content Strategy, the Production Editor will be responsible for editorial and production tasks and will work closely with the Product Team, the Curriculum Design Team, and external consultants and vendors to support the production of high-quality curriculum products in print and digital formats.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Preparing manuscript files for content management system (CMS) production, including styling content for digital and print outputs and editing metadata
  • Conducting product quality assurance reviews
  • Copyediting and proofreading curriculum materials
  • Assisting with the creation of CMS prototypes
  • Supporting CMS training for EL Education staff and consultants
  • Assisting with the creation and maintenance of production documentation, schedules, and systems
  • Maintain the EL Education Curriculum Editorial Style Guide
  • Assisting with other production work as needed


A successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years of editorial and/or content production work experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional proofreading and copyediting skills, including command of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Experience using editorial style guides
  • Good communication, organization, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Facility with technology, including Microsoft Word and Google Workspace, and an aptitude for learning new technological skills
  • Ability to maintain quality while working on multiple projects and meeting deadlines
  • Flexibility to respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to receive and deliver feedback in a constructive manner
  • A passion for EL Education’s mission

Familiarity with the following technologies and programs is helpful, but not required:

  • Content management systems (RSuite a plus)
  • InDesign, Photoshop experience a plus


We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a wide variety of benefits, including paid-time-off, 403b match, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, and more.


Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter online (link to EL’s Career Page) in MS Word or PDF format. In your cover letter, identify the position you are applying for and how you heard of the job opening and EL Education. Please save both files using the following guidance - LastnameFirstname_Production Editor.


EL Education seeks individuals of all diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization and want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort. EL Education provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and prohibits discrimination with respect to the hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of employment on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin or citizenship status, age, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy and parental status, HIV status, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, status as a veteran, or physical or mental disability or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. EOE

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Location: Remote



EL Education is redefining student achievement in diverse communities across the country, ensuring that all students master rigorous content, develop positive character, and produce…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    January 1, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
247 W 35th Street, New York, NY 10001, United States

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