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Scholastic Inc.

Product Editor, Klutz, Scholastic Inc.

Scholastic Inc. - New York City, NY

THE OPPORTUNITY

Klutz creates activity books and other great stuff for kids ages 3 to 103. We began our corporate life in 1977 in a garage we shared with a Chevrolet Impala. For those of you who collect mission statements, here's ours: Create wonderful things. Be good. Have fun.

Klutz is a division of Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books.

Klutz editors make wonderful things. Working collaboratively with a group of talented people, the editors manage the development of books, toys, and kits, producing kid-friendly products on time and on budget. The editors are responsible for maintaining the Klutz standards of clarity and style.

Everyone in the Product Development team at Klutz is responsible for bringing in new ideas and developing them into high-quality, innovative, fun, and accessible products that encourage kids to learn by doing.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibility is to develop assigned Klutz books from concept to reality under the supervision of Product Development. This position will:

•Ideate and create toy and craft products from inception to final

•Act as project manager for each assigned product, ensuring that schedule is met at several stages in development

•Develop content (through hands-on exploration and immersion in the topic) that engages, entertains, and educates kids

•Develop instructions and test with children, makers, and crafters

•Write and develop manuscripts, working with outside contributors when appropriate, that incorporate the Klutz qualities of clarity and wit

•Create budgets and make sure we stick within them

•Work collaboratively with in-house production group to select ideal attachments, determine best physical book packages, and meet margin requirements

•Provide Sales & Marketing groups with information regarding development as required, remaining open to feedback that may improve sales

•Editors should be prepared to develop multiple projects simultaneously

HOW YOU CAN FIT

•BA or equivalent

•At least 3 years editorial experience

•Familiarity with basic computer applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

•Excellent organizational and communication skills

•Stellar writing skills with the flexibility to incorporate the unique Klutz voice

•Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team

•Driven to meet deadlines, beat budgets, and surpass expectations

•Passion for kids products, crafts, LEGO, maker movement, or DIY a big plus!

WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

Some benefits that we offer:

• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

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Product Editor, Klutz, Scholastic Inc. Scholastic Inc. - New York City, NY, United States

   

Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Scholastic India’s mission is to provide children in India with reading and learning opportunities that will cultivate their minds to the utmost capacity and enrich their lives. We aim to offer the best from the world of books and other reading and learning materials produced not only by Scholastic but also by select local and international publishers at prices Indian families can afford.