About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a premier institution for management education. Founded in 1908 and based just outside of Chicago, Kellogg is home to a renowned, research-based faculty and the best and brightest MBA students from around the worlGlobal business education is different today because of the teamwork and collaboration models that Kellogg pioneered 40 years ago. And, in the 21st century, Kellogg is truly a different voice in management education: We believe business can be bravely led, passionately collaborative and world changing. At Kellogg, we are educating, equipping and inspiring leaders to excel in today’s complex Collaboration Economy. As a global community, Kellogg welcomes and embraces diverse perspectives that together enrich learning. Our vibrancy can be seen throughout our dynamic community: Kellogg students learn to build strong organizations that drive value creation in markets, harness the architectures of collaboration, deftly navigate between the private and public sectors, and innovate in the marketplace at firms large and small. Our world-class faculty are recognized thought leaders whose teaching and cutting-edge research change how the world thinks about complex problems affecting business and society. The school’s powerful global alumni network is 54,000-strong, comprised of true Kellogg leaders who lead top organizations.
About the Position
Each year, Kellogg faculty write around 30 new business case studies that are used to teach Kellogg students and sold to business schools and universities around the world. The Kellogg Case Publishing team supports faculty in producing and selling this content. Working closely with the Director and Associate Director of Case Publishing, faculty authors, and research assistants, the Editor will be responsible for editing, formatting, and publishing all cases submitted to the Kellogg case collection, including overseeing freelance editors and formatters. The ideal candidate is an accomplished, detail-oriented, design-loving developmental and copy editor with excellent project management skills.
Provides editing services for Kellogg cases
Manages the production workflow for each case study submitted to the case collection, including setting the schedules and tracking milestones.
Provides high-level content review of case studies and associated instructor’s notes, clearly articulating the rationale behind editorial choices and suggestions for improvement.
Collaborates with faculty authors and incorporates their feedback to maximize the impact of each case in the classroom.
Manages a team of freelance editors and formatters, assigning projects, preparing and sending statements of work, and reviewing work product.
Develops Kellogg Case Publishing’s style guide, quality standards, and format, and ensures that all cases and teaching notes conform to them.
Pursues release agreements where needed from company sources and research assistants/coauthors.
Prepares case files for external publication.
Manages production and publication of Kellogg cases
Oversees and ensures that case production (writing, reviewing, copy editing, finalization, formatting, proofreading, and transmission to distributors) is appropriately managed, efficient and effective.
Provides customer service to faculty authors; creates associated practices and procedures and metrics to measure success.
Analyzes data and recommends and implements changes and improvements to better ensure attainment of mission.
Maintains and manages department software platforms
Updates and maintains product database.
Updates and maintains content management systems.
Manages customer relationship management platform and data on faculty authors and external users.
Develops software platform strategy and usage guidelines to meet the mission and needs of Kellogg Case Publishing.
Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field, or commensurate experience
At least four years of professional editing experience.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
High-level editorial and writing skills (developmental editing and copy editing)
Experience managing multiple projects with shifting priorities and deadlines
Experience developing and managing editorial processes
Ability to engage with and provide developmental feedback to faculty
Strong Microsoft Office suite skills
Experience working in higher education
Experience in online marketing
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Word
Working knowledge of InDesign
Familiarity with HTML
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35379
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.