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Editor, Disney Learning (Project Hire)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 752235BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Mar. 05, 2020

Job Summary:

The Editor role will work on Disney Learning projects.

Responsibilities:

Learning Best Practices:
  • Apply knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum development and instructional design to product development and review, across multiple media formats.
  • Apply knowledge of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and social-emotional learning best practices to product development and review, across multiple media formats.
Disney Knowledge:
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of franchise strategy across the company.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of franchise, character, world, and voice.
  • Manage relationships and secure franchise approvals as needed.
Content Review:
  • Provide curriculum and editorial direction on domestic and global licensee submissions, ensuring quality, accuracy, appropriateness, fulfillment of learning objectives, and proper inclusion of Disney franchises.
Content Creation:
  • Participate in ideating, brainstorming and creating proof-of-concept for new content.
  • Manage development process for green-lit projects.
Collaboration:
  • Drive growth of Disney Learning by collaborating with licensees, external content developers, Art, Design, and Franchises to guide creation of compelling learning content for appropriate age and development levels.
Branding:
  • Establish and enforce editorial and branding guidelines for learning licensees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in teaching or educational publishing
  • Additional experience in subject-area teaching and/or creating subject-specific learning materials
  • Knowledge of Disney family of franchises
  • Understanding of copy editing skills
  • Knowledge of publishing process and both digital and print publishing formats
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, manage resources across multiple projects, and meet tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated, productive, and detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational skills
  • Patience and flexibility, and the ability to collaborate creatively with external and internal partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with licensed publishing

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Publishing Worldwide, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Publishing Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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