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Editorial Assistant
(eBooks and edutainment apps)

We are looking for the ideal candidate who will provide support towards the scheduling, design and production of educational eBooks and apps targeted at children. You will be responsible for maintaining the roll-out of content across platforms in a timely, efficient and accurate manner, according to the expectations of the Project Manager and within the projected timelines. This is a full-time position and you will be required to work as part of a team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate tasks for content production and publishing.

  • Liaise with content contributors to receive content in a timely manner, liaise with internal team to ensure content meets the requirements before uploading content onto publishing platforms.

  • Work with producers, designers and developers to produce eBooks that take advantage of the audio, visual and interactive functionalities of the platform.

  • Edit, fact-check and proofread content to the agreed quality and standard, ensuring text is well written and correct.

  • Research, source and credit media content from reliable online platforms, picture libraries and social media.

  • Propose new topics and editorialize eBook library and features to keep the product looking fresh and relevant to the target audience.

  • Coordinate with developers to administer updates and implement new features on the platform.

  • Create content for scheduled updates and marketing on social media and other channels.

  • Analyse the success and approval rate of the material you produce, so as to improve output quality and success rate by understanding the company's needs better.

 

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Business Administration/Marketing/Journalism/Education or equivalent, technical background a plus.

  • Proven excellent English editing and proofreading ability. Chinese a plus but not essential.

  • Strong sense of responsibility, well-organized and detail-minded.

  • Experience in managing a team, project management or production coordination would be desirable;

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal abilities, displaying tact, professionalism and diplomacy when liaising with team and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to show initiative and seek out feedback in order to understand and meet expectations and project milestones.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Preference would be given to candidates with experience in teaching or writing educational content for school-age children.

 

The Perks:

  • 5-day work week

  • 15 days annual leave

  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance

  • Free company shuttle bus to and from selected MTR station daily

  • Casual work attire

  • Free coffee, tea and fruit daily

  • Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)

  • Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly

  • Diverse range of game and app genres: learn and try different projects from time to time

  • Regular (and fun) company activities

 

To apply for this position please send your resume with position applied, academic transcript (for recent graduates), current and expected salary to careers@outblaze.com .

 

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months.

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