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  • Posted: Jul 4, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Learning Sandbox is an education technology consultancy. Our mission is to help you leverage the latest learning technologies in your educational institution, giving your students access to digital content that aims to empower, engage and inspire. The heartbeat of our business is producing bespoke digital content while also offering strategic, pedagogical...
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    Editor

    Responsibilities:

    • Copy-edit different types of content, mainly in science education
    • Copy-edit blogs, UX copy, and other communications
    • Contribute to the development of accessibility processes as part of the writing and editing team
    • Work with subject matter experts and the production team to build and refine engaging e-learning content
    • Support in the creation and implementation of editorial style guides
    • Edit e-learning content on inclusive education (text, videos, infographics, and other content types)
    • Proofread web content before it goes live
    • Work with learning designers and educators to ensure learning objectives are achieved
    • Support various teams with word dilemmas and grammatical crises, and be an extra brain to bounce ideas or solve a problem

    Requirements:

    • Excellent English communication skills
    • A suitable qualification and at least 2 years of experience in editing
    • A passion for accessibility, inclusive education, and anti-racism
    • Creativity and storytelling skills
    • The ability to work both independently and with a diverse global team
    • A passion for research and exploring ideas
    • Proofreading precision
    • Experience adapting to different style guides (we use The Chicago Manual of Style)
    • Proficiency in US English grammar (or able to learn the rules quickly)
    • Ability to empathise with the audience, the client, and the subject matter expert
    • Ability to multi-task and switch between different types of tasks within a day
    • Excellent work ethic and high standards
    • Comfortable with receiving and giving feedback
    • Willingness to upskill
    • Enjoys a robust discussion about grammar and style rules
    • Must be eligible for employment in South Africa

    Good to have:

    • Experience in learning design, instructional design, or online education
    • A background in or knowledge of life sciences or inclusive education
    • Familiarity with the Google Suite and Trello

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    Writer

    Responsibilities:

    • Write alternative descriptions (alt text) and transcripts for accessibility
    • Contribute to the development of accessibility processes as part of the writing team and learning design team, doing research into best practices and writing guidelines
    • Work with subject matter experts and the production team to build and refine engaging e-learning content in science, anti-racism, and inclusive education
    • Implement editorial style guides (we use Chicago Manual of Style)
    • Write e-learning content on inclusive education (text, videos, infographics, and other content types)
    • Write blog posts and newsletters
    • Support various teams with word dilemmas and grammatical crises, and be an extra brain to bounce ideas or solve a problem
    • Support with editing and learning design where needed

    Requirements:

    • Excellent English communication skills
    • Some corporate writing experience (newsletters, internal documents, reports, etc.)
    • A suitable qualification and at least 3 years of experience in content writing
    • A passion for accessibility, inclusive education, and anti-racism
    • Creativity and storytelling skills
    • The ability to work both independently and with a diverse global team
    • A passion for research and exploring ideas
    • Grammatical accuracy
    • Experience adapting to different style guides (we use The Chicago Manual of Style)
    • Proficiency in US English grammar (or able to learn the rules quickly)
    • Ability to multi-task and switch between different types of tasks within a day
    • Excellent work ethic and high standards
    • Comfortable with receiving and giving feedback
    • Willingness to upskill
    • Enjoys a robust discussion about grammar and style rules

    Good to have:

    • Experience in learning design, instructional design, or online education
    • A background in or knowledge of life sciences or inclusive education
    • Familiarity with the Google Suite and Trello
    • SEO experience

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