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Product, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
 
   
 
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Note: This is a contract position.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Production Editor, Written is responsible for managing written content creation from the moment an author is contracted through to publication. Production Editors are champions of content quality, ensuring every piece of content we publish meets or exceeds our quality standards. Equal parts reviewer & problem solver, the Production Editor is accountable for delivering high-quality content on schedule. This may include educating authors in writing & instructional design best practices, reviewing submitted materials, proofreading guides including related metadata, & publishing content to Pluralsight's library.

Ideal candidates come from a background in editing & proofreading, & also have an interest in working directly with authors, establishing flow-efficient processes, & managing production schedules. Experience with technical writing is not necessary, but may be helpful.

WHO YOU ARE

  • Self-directed, team-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills

  • A strong communicator, both written & verbal - you're not afraid to send a Slack message or, even better, jump on a video conference & chat

  • Bright, quick, structured thinker

  • Successful in a rapidly changing, ever-exciting environment of experimentation & learning

  • Passionate about product quality & customer experience

  • Driven to deliver high-quality written content in a timely manner

  • Models commitment to Pluralsight's core values

  • Collaborates effectively with other teams

  • Master of the English language

  • Expert communicator, especially in written format

WHAT YOU'LL OWN

  • Working directly with authors to coordinate & assign objectives & approve submissions

  • Inspiring authors to create more content through ongoing engagement

  • Enabling authors by providing access to training materials

  • Onboarding authors, including contracts

  • Day-to-day support to internal & external authors during the written content creation process

  • Entering & maintaining written opportunities & related Salesforce data

  • Helping to define quality standards for written content

  • Ensuring written content meets the defined quality standards

  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, using data to measure impact

  • Reviewing all written content before final publication to ensure quality of content & user experience. This may include: reviewing meta-data, URLs, tags, technical tasks, images, spelling, grammar, & reviewing code

  • Evaluating written content & determining which edits are required before publishing; communicating with authors about feedback

  • Leading & training contractors or other editors

SKILLS YOU'LL NEED

  • Proofreading & editing documents in the English language

  • Building, developing, & maintaining relationships (including with technology professionals)

  • Delivery of production content on a regular cadence, in a timely manner, & at scale - you're able to follow up on commitments & hit deadlines

OTHER HELPFUL EXPERIENCE

  • Technical writing in a software or IT environment

  • Curriculum planning

  • Instructional design

  • Salesforce reporting

Working at Pluralsight

Founded in 2004 & trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations & individuals in 150+ countries count on to create progress for the world.

Our platform helps technologists master their craft & take control of their careers. We empower businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles & become scalable, reliable & secure. We come to work everyday knowing we're helping our customers build the skills that power innovation.

And we don't let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. Our mission to democratize technology skills is what drives us & our values are at the helm of how we work together. It's our commitment to practicing them day in, day out that enables our performance. We're adults, & we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics & trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, & peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds & experiences, & united by our mission, we are one.

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 
 
 
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