Content Development Editor, Apple Books job

AppleCupertino, CA
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Content Development Editor, Apple Books



Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States



Marketing



+ You have the editorial insight to quickly identify and develop compelling book, audiobook, and graphic content across genres that will benefit Apple Books.

+ You have experience working with authors/publishers and third parties in content development including editing, book cover and book trailer creation, product copy and audiobook production.

+ You have experience in project management and working with operations and engineering teams to bring content onboard digital platforms optimized for customer satisfaction and sales success.

+ You have experience negotiating contracts with authors, publishers and third party vendors.

+ You have experience working with authors and publishers in both content development and account management roles, having demonstrated effective business communication and relationship management skills.

+ You have experience working with high profile individuals and their teams, crafting presentations and coordinating with marketing and PR on campaigns.

+ You have experience navigating relationships on complicated projects that involve multiple stakeholders.

+ You are fluent with data and analytics and are willing to evolve your editorial strategy as numbers reveal user behavior.

+ You have excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate with a wide range of external partners, internal team members, and job functions - all the way up to executives.

+ You will be a strategic thinker and self-starter with a proactive approach to meeting objectives and accomplishing goals.

+ You are a phenomenal teammate willing to persevere on challenging long-term projects as well as jump in when needed to tackle an immediate need.



**Description**



- Seek out, acquire and develop compelling book, audiobook, and graphic content across genres and languages. - Work closely with global business, editorial and operations teams to assess global and regional market trends, content development possibilities, plans and timelines. - Identify content which needs enhancement or auxiliary assets and project manage authors/publishers and third parties in content development including but not limited to editing, book cover and book trailer creation, product copy , marketing assets and audiobook production. - Negotiate contracts with authors, publishers and content suppliers as well as third party vendors. - Project manage operations and engineering teams to bring content onboard digital platforms optimized for customer satisfaction and sales success. - Craft presentations for internal and external stakeholders and coordinate with merchandising, marketing and PR on assets and campaigns. - Serve as account manager for authors and publishers in content development and on-boarding and brief editorial teams for smooth transition. - Lead and track progress on Apple Books projects with high profile individuals and their teams to ensure Apple goals are met. - Understand the critical metrics for your projects and work towards them strategically. - Play an active role in communicating and explaining your work to an internal audience.



**Education & Experience**



Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred or equivalent work experience



**Additional Requirements**



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TASKS

  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication.
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Apple

Type

Company - Public (AAPL)

Size

10000+ employees

Revenue

Over $10B

Location

Cupertino, CA

Industry

Information Technology

Founded

1976

CEO

Tim Cook

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