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Editor Retail Learning and Development

Jun 12,2017
Santa Clara , California

Title: Editor Retail Learning and Development (6959278)
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Contract: 3 Months

Job Summary 
Retail Learning and Development is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Editor responsible for providing editing and proofreading services for print and interactive publications. These include but are not limited to manuals, instructional material, interactive pdfs, e-learning, etc..This role will work in partnership with designers, technology teams, field teams, and leadership. 

Key Qualification 
  • Extensive proofreading and editorial experience 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced environment 
  • Comfortable working and collaborating in a team-centric environment 
  • Perform effectively and efficiently with deadlines while meeting editing criteria objectives across departments 
  • Collaborate with Instructional Designers, Visual Designers and Production specialists to plan, organize and execute assigned editing projects 
  • Update process documents, style guides and procedures as necessary 
  • Innovative concepts, problem solver, and big picture thinking 
  • Maintain professional demeanor under pressure and in situations of ambiguity 

Editors work closely with designers/writers, production and field team to ensure the clarity and accuracy of communications and to maintain the highest possible standards. 

We are looking for someone who is: 
  • Fast, detail-oriented, and accurate 
  • Flexible in accommodating rapid change 
  • Calm and productive under pressure 
  • Comfortable accepting feedback and addressing needs of the teams 
  • An excellent verbal and written communicatorboth one to one and in small group 

BA/BS degree with 5+ years editorial experience or combined education/work experience. 

Additional Requirements 
Written Communications - Strong and effective communication skills with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization 
Technical Learning - Picks up on technical things quickly, can learn new skills and knowledge.  
Action Oriented ? Seizes opportunities, not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning.  
Customer Focus - The desire and ability to build long-lasting, collaborative relationships and meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.  
Dealing with Ambiguity - Able to cope with change and comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. Informing - Communicates information so others can make accurate and timely decisions. 
Listening - Practices attentive and active listening, hears people out. Organizing ? Able to manage multiple activities at once to accomplish multiple goals.  
Planning - Sets objectives and goals, develops schedules and tasks, and anticipates and adjusts as problems arise.  
Priority Setting - Establishes clear directions and sets objectives, lays out work in an organized manner, follows through with challenges and recognizes opportunities.  
Process Management - Establishes and implements effective and efficient processes.