Digital Development Editor

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£32,004 to £38,183
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Development Editors

Development and Production, Learning and Teaching Innovation
£32,004 to £38,183
Ref: 13030
Based in Milton Keynes

We are looking for talented Digital Development Editors to create world-class distance learning experiences for The Open University’s 170,000-plus students.

You will play a key role in designing, developing and delivering engaging and pedagogically effective digital and print learning materials, working in multi-skilled creative teams alongside academic and other partners.

With strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills, you will be able to build productive partnerships at a variety of levels. The ability to manage competing priorities and a keen eye for detail and accuracy are integral to the role. Excellent digital skills and knowledge of emerging technologies will enable you to make creative editorial decisions.

There are several posts available, including posts where a background or qualification in financial accountancy, mathematics or science would be an advantage, although not all of the posts need these specialist subjects. A background in publishing, digital editorial and production, educational technology or instructional design, or equivalent experience would also be an asset.

Closing date:  Midday, 22 December 2016
Interview dates: 16 to 20 January 2017

For detailed information about the role and to apply, go to or email the Recruitment Co-ordinator at, quoting the relevant reference number.
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