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Editor, Secondary Examinations

NZ Qualifications Authority
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Editor, Secondary Examinations

Fixed term until December 2019

We are looking for an experienced editor to join the multi-talented publication team responsible for producing the NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations. Our numbers are few – but our customer numbers are huge.

This role involves:

•    a mix of editing, desktop publishing, project management and administration

•    interesting and varied subject matter – no boring business reports!

•    work and play with the latest Mac technology, in a supportive team environment.

You will have:

•    excellent written communication and impeccable grammar skills

•    demonstrated ability to edit and re-write text in complex and varied subject areas, considering sense, clarity and fitness for purpose

•    a flair for layout and design that aids usability

•    proven experience with desktop publishing and web content management software, ideally in a Mac OS X environment

•    strong self-motivation, with an aptitude for juggling multiple priorities while maintaining focus under the pressure of immoveable deadlines

•    an appreciation of the value of peer review processes within a close-knit team.

Editing roles as good as this are rare in Wellington – don't miss out on this opportunity!

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying through Seek, please click ‘apply now'.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Jane Bambery on (04) 463 4268.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

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