Head of Editorial

Doddle Learn is a fast growing, innovative EdTech company based in Oxford. We specialise in providing highly engaging teaching and learning resources for secondary schools in the UK and internationally and have ambitious plans for growth and new product development to consolidate our market leading position in the EdTech market.

We are currently seeking a Head of Editorial to lead our talented editorial team based in Oxford.
The role is a senior position with line management and strategic responsibilities, passionate about managing the creation of engaging, up-to-date resources that make a difference to students working through the trickiest parts of the secondary curriculum.

The Role:

The Head of Editorial oversees our editorial team, and a rolling programme of content creation and improvement. A key figure in helping to manage change within the business as we transition with new ownership, processes and upskilling the team. The right individual will have a thorough understanding of digital publishing processes and best practices, be an experienced editor and commissioner, having previous experience in secondary educational content. Skilled at both people management as a line manager, and stakeholder management and will be able to apply a creative approach to solve problems, support the team and increase the speed in which we can bring content to customers.

• Established senior editorial professional with at least 5 years’ experience in educational or academic digital publishing.
• Proven line management and recruitment experience.
• Commercial focus and awareness.
• Experience managing digital content and multiple consecutive projects.
• Excellent communication skills: persuasive stakeholder communication and good relationships in the sector.
A full job description is available on request.

Application deadline: 08 March 2021
Job Types: Full-time, 37.5h per week, Permanent
Please send your CV and application letter to recruitment@doddlelearn.co.uk.