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Production Editor

We believe that the skills you bring to OUP are just a starting point. We want you to have the opportunity to expand your abilities, and innovate and develop in areas which both interest you, and support your aspirations

About the Role

We are looking for a Production Editor to be responsible for managing the content production editorial process from handover of content to final PDFs or digital output for both print and digital products. Products may include Student’s Books, Teacher’s Books, eBooks, Classroom Presentation Tools, Online Practice and Websites. You will be joining a busy team focused on delivering an excellent service and continuously improving our processes to meet business needs.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing edited text and media assets ready for page make up or online content creation
  • Project managing the content production stages to deliver on time and within budget
  • Overseeing and monitoring the work of freelancers and suppliers throughout the production process, and managing the budgets allocated for this work
  • Checking the editorial quality and product functionality at defined stages to make sure the product meets the editorial brief and market requirements
  • Maintaining communications with the cross-functional team and project stakeholders
  • Using our technology systems and processes to follow standard workflows
  • Familiarizing yourself with new digital products and adapting to their workflows

About You

This role will have a substantial focus on project management and you will work across multiple components simultaneously. We are looking for someone who would ideally have some publishing and/or production editing experience as well as;

  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and communication skills
  • Excellent written language skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Familiarity with content production of print and / or digital products
  • An aptitude for editing to a high level of accuracy whilst keeping to tight deadlines


We care about work/life balance here at OUP; with this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays), and a 35-hour working week, along with the flexibility to start and finish late or early as required. The environment you work in and your wellbeing is really important so we also have a wide range of facilities including: a canteen that serves a wide variety of healthy and delicious meals, a subsidized onsite gym and subsidized coffee shops. Amongst further benefits, our pension contribution is up to 11%.


Please contact for any queries.

GJC Level 4 (Internal use only)

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all employees can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve, and encourage applications from people of all ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. 

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
    English Language Teaching
  • Department:
  • Closing Date:
    27 August 2019
  • Salary:
    Salary dependent on skills and experience.
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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