Jobs Last Update: 05-12-2017
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

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We have the following vacancies in Hong Kong Branch:


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.

Editorial Manager (Mathematics)

Job responsibilities: 
  • To plan, design and implement print and electronic publishing programmes;
  • To manage and execute the entire editorial process standards and guidelines;
  • To commission publishing projects, find and brief authors, and to ensure the published material is in line with the editorial policy and profit objectives of the Company;
  • To manage the overall editorial production schedule;
  • To supervise subordinates and to ensure the teaching and learning materials are accurate and meet market needs and schedules;
  • To grow and maintain a profitable list of quality, marketable Mathematics materials for the relevant market.
 Job requirements:
  • University degree in Mathematics or related disciplines;
  • 8-year related editorial experience, preferably in educational publishing;
  • Knowledge about IT or teaching experience would be an advantage;
  • Good organizational and communicative skills;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude to team leadership and team building;
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese;
  • Less experience would be considered as Assistant Editorial Manager (Mathematics).

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 editorial 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.

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:
  • A Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a field related to language and/or education;
  • Substantial editorial experience, preferably in educational publishing;
  • Experience in teaching English as a foreign or second language;
  • Experience 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

Sales Executive

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collect school information and market intelligence
  • Visit school clients to promote textbooks and services in assigned territories
  • Establish and maintain good business relationships with clients
  • Deliver professional presentations to clients
  • Participate in sales events and customer-related activities
  • Prepare periodical sales analysis reports
  • Assist and participate in other ad-hoc projects as directed
Job Requirements: 
  • Degree holder in relevant discipline
  • Candidates with experience in school sector and a valid driving license will have an advantage
  • Fresh graduates are welcomed
  • Outgoing personality with strong communication skills
  • Good team player with a strong sense of responsibility

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