McGraw-Hill Higher Education's Humanities, Social Sciences, and Languages (HSSL) Group has an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Digital Content Writer to work on new digital products for English and Communication.
The Freelance Digital Content Writer will author new, digital-based teaching and assessment content for Connect, McGraw-Hill's digital teaching and learning environment (connect.mcgraw-hill.com), for Developmental English, Freshman Composition, and/or Communication courses. This position requires a commitment of approximately 20 hours per week and will extend through June of 2014, with the possibility of ongoing work beyond June 2014.
Author teaching and assessment content (test items; learning resources) for a Developmental English, Freshman Composition, or Communication digital project in accordance with detailed project guidelines.
Closely collaborate with McGraw-Hill editorial team members, including the Development Editor, the Lead Digital Content Editor, and Digital Product Analyst.
Receive feedback on and revise digital manuscript for editorial quality.
As appropriate, aid in the refinement of detailed project guidelines, such as content style sheets, to ensure the project meets the required specifications.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, communication, or related subject. Master's degree a plus.
A minimum of 2 years' experience writing effective assessment content and/or instructional material for college-level courses, with a focus in digital content development.
Teaching experience at the college level, particularly in Developmental English, Freshman Composition, or Communication, a plus.
Must be digitally-inclined and comfortable learning and adapting to new technologies, including authoring tools.
Deadline-driven, self-directed, motivated, and willing to take the initiative to complete tasks and projects.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to receive feedback well and implement as directed.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office product suite.
About the Company
McGraw-Hill Education is a leading innovator in the development of teaching and learning solutions for the 21st century. Through a comprehensive range of traditional and digital education content and tools, McGraw-Hill Education empowers and prepares professionals and students of all ages to connect, learn and succeed in the global economy. McGraw-Hill Education has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 65 languages. Location: Remote Rate: $ 35 to 40 per hour
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