Jobs Last Update: 21-08-2017
We are both a department of the University of Oxford and a major international publishing organization with a significant presence in Hong Kong.  

We offer a competitive salary, a 5-day work week and excellent benefits and opportunities for career development.  Applications, including curriculum vitae and expected salary, should be email to hr.hk@oup.com.

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We have the following vacancies in Hong Kong Branch:

 

CLT Assistant Editor (Primary)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Plan, design and develop Primary Chinese Language Teaching (CLT) and Putonghua publications of the highest possible quality;
  • Handle content and copy editing, proofreading and general editorial duties;
  • Liaise with authors, freelance contributors, teachers and academic consultants;
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams in market research, promotion and sales activities;
  • Collaborate with design, production and technical teams on publishing and digital/ multimedia productions.
Job Requirements:
  • A university degree in relevant discipline;
  • Editorial experiences in educational books;
  • High level of literacy in written Chinese and knowledge of Putonghua;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills; A team player who is adaptable and flexible;
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills;
  • Good presentation and public speaking skills;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Meticulous eye for detail.

Digital Development Assistant

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Digital Team in project development;
  • Facilitate digital/e-learning project implementation;
  • Help prepare and archive project documentation;
  • Assist with the development of digital/e-learning promotional materials.
Job Requirements:
  • An university degree holder;
  • Minimum of 1 year working experience;
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Positive work attitude as a self-motivated team player;
  • Basic computer skills and digital awareness;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in both the English and Chinese languages.

Editor / Assistant Editor (Biology)

 Job responsibilities: 
  • Assist in all stages of the production of English and/or Chinese teaching and learning materials in book, audio-visual or electronic form;
  • Ensure the teaching and learning materials are accurate and meet market needs and schedules, in order to achieve the policy and profit objectives set by management;
  • Prepare manuscript, including proof-reading, copy-editing, develop ideas and prepare briefs for illustrations of books and products;
  • Liaise with various departments to ensure smooth work progress and develop teacher network.
 Job Requirements:
  • University degree in Biology or related disciplines;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in editorial work for Editor;
  • Good organizational and communication skills;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Good knowledge of IT or teaching experience is an advantage;
  • Excellent command of written English and Chinese.

Editorial Director (Humanities, Maths and Science)

Job responsibilities:
  • Provide timely and effective operational directives to the HMS Division based on acute understanding of market development and alignment with OUP mission goals and business objectives;
  • Interpret research results and collective intelligence generated among the HMS Division and other internal and external parties to develop publishing plans, formulate competitive strategies and design/proposal of winning products/services;
  • Maintain, update and enhance workflows, standard operating procedures (SOP), best practices, and quality assurance measures so that the best professional practices are employed to deliver products of the highest possible quality on time;
  • Manage the recruitment, deployment and training of staff in the HMS team so that there is an orderly supply of editorial staff who are able to tackle the changing needs of HMS and OUP at all levels;
  • Supervise and conduct coaching, career development and mentoring programmes so that there is an orderly succession for key positions in the HMS team, and positive sharing of publishing knowledge with other teams;
  • Create and maintain an uplifting working environment for HMS staff, so that proactive attitude and motivated performance is sustained;
  • Project, recommend and manage budgets, resource acquisition and deployment plans so that the benefit from monetary and resource investments are maximized;
  • Manage the commissioning, employment and development of a network of HMS authors, experts, consultants, and freelance contributors so that a steady pool of external talent is available to HMS projects;
  • Coach and support HMS staff in conducting positive and mutually-supportive communication with internal departments and external collaborators so that publishing projects achieve higher quality and better efficiency, and staff gain a more uplifting working experience;
  • Develop, manage and maintain good relationship with EDB, subject-related scholars, opinion leaders and teachers so that cooperation and collaboration with different parties can be established;
  • Promote and participate in beneficial HMS activities in the community so that trust in OUP and its positive image is continually enhanced;
  • Performance appraisals for the Editorial Director will be conducted by the General Manager with reference to the above measures.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree holder in related disciplines;
  • 10 years of related editorial experiences, preferably in educational publishing;
  • Open attitude and resourcefulness, to gather, integrate, filter, and direct collective intelligence for strategy formulation;
  • Creativity in both business practice and artistic impact upon readers and users;
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude to team leadership and team building;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills; presentation and public speaking skills;
  • Excellent anticipation in planning; skilled at organization and multitasking;
  • Good financial management skills;
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese.

ELT Editor (Primary)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Content and copy editing, proofreading and general editorial duties;
  • Liaising with authors, freelance contributors, teachers and academic consultants;
  • Collaborating with sales and marketing teams in market research, promotion and sales activities;
  • Collaborating with design, production and technical teams on publishing and digital/multimedia productions;

Job Requirements:
  • University degree, preferably in a field related to language and/or education;
  • Related editorial experience, preferably in educational publishing;
  • Experience in teaching English as a foreign or second language;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English;
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills;
  • The ability to prioritize and work to deadlines;
  • A positive and proactive working attitude;
  • Candidates with more experiences will be considered for a higher position.

ELT Senior Editor / Editor (Secondary)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Plan, design and develop English Language Teaching (ELT) publications of the highest possible quality;
  • Manage the editorial process to ensure all material is produced on time and to budget;
  • Liaise with authors, freelance contributors, teachers and academic consultants to ensure high standards of content;
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams in market research, promotion and sales activities;
  • Collaborate with design, production and technical teams on publishing and digital/multimedia productions

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in a field related to language and/or education;
  • Solid editorial experiences, preferably in educational publishing;
  • Experiences in teaching English as a foreign or second language;
  • Experiences of working to tight publication deadlines and the ability to prioritize and manage a varied workload;
  • Strong analytical skills, a keen eye for detail and excellent content and copy-editing skills;
  • Native-speaker proficiency in both written and spoken English, and strong communication skills.

ELT Editor/ Assistant Editor (Secondary)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Designing and developing English Language Teaching (ELT) publications of the highest possible quality;
  • Content and copy editing, proofreading and general editorial duties;
  • Liaising with authors, freelance contributors, teachers and academic consultants;
  • Collaborating with sales and marketing teams in market research, promotion and sales activities;
  • Collaborating with design, production and technical teams on publishing and digital/multimedia productions
Job Requirements:
  • a university degree, preferably in a field related to language and/or education;
  • an excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • at least two years' editorial experience;
  • strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail;
  • strong organizational and communication skills;
  • the ability to prioritize and work to deadlines;
  • a positive and proactive working attitude.

Editor (Early Childhood Education)

Job responsibilities:
  • Design and develop English & Chinese Language Teaching & Learning publications at the highest quality possible;
  • Conduct educational research, desk editing, proofreading and general editorial duties;
  • Liaise with authors, freelance contributors, teachers and academics consultants;
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams in market research, promotion and sales activities;
  • Collaborate with design, production and technical teams on publishing and IT productions.
Job Requirements:
  • A university degree in Applied Linguistics, Education, or in a discipline closely related to ELT and CLT;
  • Native level command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • Positive and proactive; a committed team player who could work under pressure;
  • Strong market sense, analytical skills, communication skills and organizational skills;
  • Possess with solid ECE knowledge, teaching experience and/or good knowledge in using IT for education will be an advantage.

Editor / Project Editor (Mathematics)

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all stages of the production of English and/or Chinese teaching and learning materials in book, audio-visual or electronic form;
  • Ensure the teaching and learning materials are accurate and meet market needs and schedules, in order to achieve the policy and profit objectives set by management;
  • Prepare manuscript, including proof-reading, copy-editing, develop ideas and prepare briefs for illustrations of books and products;

  • Liaise with various departments to ensure smooth work progress and develop teacher network;


Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Mathematics, Engineering or Computer or related disciplines;
  • Minimum 2 years of experiences in editoral work;
  • Good knowledge about IT or teaching experience an advantage;
  • Good organizational and communicative skills;
  • Strong sense of job commitment to meet tight deadline;
  • Excellent in written English and Chinese;
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as Executive Editor.