Managed the production of digital instructor support and student assessment materials to accompany college political science, psychology, and philosophy textbooks, including instructor's guides, test banks, and lecture PowerPoints.
Monitor and quality check projects at all stages of editorial development and production with a close eye for detail and accuracy, and edit content to align with market needs and expectations.
Line edit, copyedit, and proofread college-level textbooks and instructor support materials in a variety of disciplines, including political science, interpersonal communication, sociology, psychology, religion, and composition.
Develop and maintain style guides for individual titles. Advocate for style changes and updates to reflect broader style trends, current events, and inclusive language.
Work remotely with authors to ensure clarity, accuracy, consistency, and proper citation of all prose.
Correct errors of fact, style, grammar, and spelling.
Review page proofs for typographical and art errors and ensure consistency.
Clients include W. W. Norton & Co., Northwestern University's School of Professional Studies, the University of Alabama's Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, and you, on Reedsy!
Developed and managed the production of digital instructor support and student assessment materials to accompany college composition, communication, and philosophy textbooks, including instructor's guides, digital adaptive quizzes, test banks, and ebooks.
Contracted and cultivated relationships with subject matter experts, and coached SMEs through authoring content for instructor and student support materials. Edited content to align with market needs and expectations.
Monitored and quality checked projects at all stages of editorial development and production with a close eye for detail and accuracy. Collaborated with colleagues in production, instructional design, and project editorial departments to ensure quality and timeliness of materials.
Researched trends in the composition, communication, and philosophy markets to develop saleable resources in response to instructors’ demonstrated needs. Designed and administered comprehensive market surveys to inform and guide product development.
Presented digital products to Norton’s sales team and to prospective customers on campus, at focus groups, and at academic conferences in a sales and marketing capacity.
Executed revision plans for new editions of political science textbooks in creative and strategic collaboration with authors and editorial team members. Line edited book chapters in response to market feedback with a keen eye for detail, quality, and clarity.
Worked proactively and collaboratively with manuscript editorial, production, and design departments to ensure coordinated and effective teamwork and strict adherence to production schedules.
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Award-winning author and editor with 16 years experience on various books and newspapers, including The Times, Lonely Planet and UCL Press.
Highly experienced academic and educational book editor, previously worked as Senior Book Production Editor for a leading publishing house.