Social Studies Content Editor

Full time
Copywriting and Editing
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Social Studies Content Editor, Remote

  • ID:1722

  • Department: Content

  • Location: remote

  • Report: position reports to Director of Content Initiatives

At Achieve3000, we accelerate the literacy growth of every student through differentiated content and instruction. Join us and see what’s next!

Job Purpose Summary

The Content Editor is responsible for the quality, consistency, and integrity of all social studies content, as well as the final determination of suitability for publication. In cooperation with our leadership teams, content writers, and other editors, the Content Editor will ensure that all content meets our high standards of editorial excellence for learners in every grade, at every reading level.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The Content Editor is responsible for:

  • Razor-sharp editing—from substantial content reviews and fact checking to meticulous copyedits—of a wide variety of literacy and instructional materials for grades 1–12.

  • Effectively organizing and completing assignments that meet our rigorous production deadlines and align with our curricular goals

  • Ensuring that we meet our high standards of editorial and instructional excellence, with focus on quality, classroom sensitivity, and engagement

  • Working closely with editorial leadership and teammates to initiate ideas and solutions, anticipate and resolve problems, and ensure excellent results

  • Strengthening our products, processes, and outcomes by furthering your knowledge of areas and trends vital to our team’s growth

Required Experience and Knowledge

  • BA/MA in English, education, or related field

  • 5+ years as full time editor in educational publishing or educational technology (or comparable work experience), with substantial experience editing grade 6–12 social studies content

  • Understanding of appropriate voice, vocabulary, and compositional structure for students across grade and reading levels

  • Experience leveling differentiated text using Lexile or other analyzer, a plus

  • Self-motivated and highly organized, with exceptional follow-through, initiative, and commitment to excellence

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Classroom/education experience a plus

  • Desire to be part of a team that’s changing the future of education!

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