Exciting career opportunity: Humanities Editor
Oxford University Press (OUP), the largest University Press in the world, is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP East Africa Ltd (OUPEA) furthers the university’s mission in research, scholarship and education by publishing quality educational materials for Kenya. OUPEA is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results-oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional for the position of Humanities Editor.
Summary of the position
This is a position responsible for project managing a strong list of market-oriented Humanities titles for schools.
The Humanities Editor will provide leadership in developing comprehensive, high quality educational materials for both learners and teachers to appropriate markets. The Humanities Editor will also conduct market research and incorporate findings into new and existing products.
In addition, the Editor will build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the education sector.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
The position requires a relevant Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education with a major in History, combined with at least 2 years’ relevant teaching or editorial experience.
The ideal candidate should be flexible, should have good organizational skills, and should be able to work independently and in a group.
In addition, the individual must demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of the dynamics of the education systems and markets in East Africa.
If you are a results-oriented person with the stated qualifications and are passionate to provide high quality Humanities publishing solutions to the ever-changing customer needs in a fast-paced organization, forward your application, curriculum vitae and copies of testimonials to:
HR and Administration Manager,
Oxford University Press EA Ltd,
The Oxford Place, 4 Elgon Road Upper Hill,
PO Box 72532-00200 Nairobi
Or email to:
Applications should be received on or before 9th May 2014