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Publisher Oxford University Press English Language Teaching

Company name
Oxford University Press, Inc.

Location
Cary, NC
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Oxford University Press

Product Development

Posted: May 11, 2018
Full-Time

Oxford University Press is dedicated to producing English language teaching materials that allow students to realize their potential. The English Language Teaching Division is a global leader in the provision of English language teaching and learning materials. Operating in over 100 countries, it reaches millions of teachers and students each year to support the development of English language proficiency. We are looking for a Publisher based in our New York office to contribute to our publishing plans for Adult learners.

Publishing opportunities and plans: Identify and evaluate opportunities in key markets/regions and develop compelling business cases aligned to global publishing and growth plans.

Project planning : Oversee the planning of all projects from concept to delivery to ensure that they are specified to achieve competitive advantage in line with customer needs while also maximizing return on investment. Work collaboratively with other publishers to identify synergies across markets.

Commissioning: Identify and commission, or supervise the commissioning of, writers to develop content in order to realize the publishing plan. Ensure that relations with writers, experts in the field and potential customers are fostered and developed through their engagement in new product development. Negotiate and deliver (or supervise the negotiation and delivery of) contracts in a timely manner and on terms consistent with Divisional guidelines.

Market research: Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to develop joined-up market research plans. Carry out and/or supervise market research at the key stages of product development with a focus on positioning and differentiation.

Project management: Ensure that project schedules are set and maintained and best-practice project management principles are applied. Identify, manage and communicate any risks to project delivery.

Budget and resource management: Plan and manage budgets and people resources in order to deliver the publishing plan, maximizing its profitability and effectiveness. Work collaboratively with other departments to enable flexible resourcing.

People management: Recruit, train, motivate, appraise and develop people to ensure efficient and effective publishing. Actively manage performance to ensure that team members reach their maximum potential .

Change management and continuous improvement: Lead on the effective implementation of new processes, workflows and systems and ensure that reviews, feedback and input lead to continuous improvement.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in educational publishing at a senior level, ideally including digital experience, with a track record of commissioning and managing successful publishing programs.
  • Experience of leading the development and implementation of change initiatives.
  • Experience of planning financial and people resources and of planning and managing budgets.
  • An understanding of structured content, metadata and tagging preferred.
  • Experience of recruiting, leading, managing and training people
  • Experience of leading successful cross-functional teams and working collaboratively.
  • Bachelor’s degree


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.https://rs.careerliaison.com/pixel/krwwc86q3ymp8xp6> src=https://analytics.click2apply.net/vq4rqXWf7wRDZiJMyFGWeJ>

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OUP opened a New York office (now OUP USA) in 1896, primarily as a distribution branch, but by the 1920s began publishing books of its own. Its very first publication, The Life of Sir William Osler, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1926. Since that time, we have been privileged to publish a multitude of award-winning books, including 14 more Pulitzer Prize winners.

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