Deputy Managing Editor

NewGlobe Education

About the organization

NewGlobe supports visionary governments to transform public education systems, the cornerstone of a prosperous, equitable, and peaceful society.

With a comprehensive system transformation platform and data-driven educational services, NewGlobe delivers rapid and dramatic improvements in learning outcomes at state and nationwide scale. Through building impactful partnerships and programmes, NewGlobe ensures that all children have access to an education that will develop their full potential and create a foundation for growth and prosperity.

As of November 2021, NewGlobe works in around 2,000 schools serving around 800,000 students.

This video gives more information on the work we do: https://vimeo.com/521736854/beeb3df7c0

Duties

The Deputy Managing Editor (DME) provides hands-on daily leadership and support to the globally distributed Instructional Design department. Reporting to and working very closely with the Managing Editor, the DME enables the success of the Instructional Design department by building strong teams and team leaders, while working on a wide range of projects and initiatives related to product quality, project management, people management, and department culture.

*Support the Managing Editor in the daily operations of the department, specifically the US-based teams

*Directly manage 2+ team leaders, coaching and developing them and their teams

* Execute Instructional Design and interdepartmental initiatives, under the direction of the Managing Editor, including responsibility for a specific Instructional Design location, territory, or project

* Lead project tracking & capacity planning across Instructional Design, including implementing and supporting process changes

*Ensure & continually improve the product quality by providing direct feedback, training department members on giving and receiving feedback, and synthesizing and applying data and feedback from other sources

*Collaborate frequently with colleagues across departments & offices

*Onboard, train, & support team members

*Write proposals, memos, & presentations

*Actively create and spread across our locations a positive and consistent Instructional Design culture

*Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

*Substantial people management experience

*Excellent organizational and project management skills

*Knowledge of instructional design from past classroom, school, or educational publishing experience

*A collegial attitude and demonstrated ability (and genuine enjoyment) for working to develop a diverse and globally distributed team

*Maturity and discretion in handling personnel issues and other sensitive information

* Flexibility around rapidly changing priorities and projects, and an ability to communicate the same to Instructional Design team members

*Experience working with or living in a low or middle income country preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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