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Victory Productions continues to develop its select database of highly experienced editorial and publishing professionals. For many projects, we call on our extensive network of freelance specialists—writers, editors, proofreaders, designers, compositors, photographers, illustrators—to assemble the right team to match the content needs of each job.

We are always looking for freelancers in graphic design, page composition, illustration, writing, and editing. We are also currently accepting résumés for the positions below.

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  • Business Development

    Company Overview

    Victory was founded in 1995 as a content development, design and composition company that worked for a major educational publisher in both English and Spanish. Ten years ago, the company recognized and fully embraced the opportunities afforded by advancing the limits of technology in education. In doing so, it began producing a rich array of award-winning mobile, and online digital products. In the last five years, Victory has earned a stellar reputation within the educational publishing industry and is noted for its excellence in high stakes assessment.

    Today, Victory offers a unique mix of content and technology expertise, coupled with agile project management methodologies. Victory’s cutting-edge creativity and collaboration among in-house teams, expert freelancers, and our clients bring inspired products to fruition.

    Position Summary

    On-site position based in Worcester, MA.

    If you are an experienced business development/sales professional who is also passionate advocate of quality educational materials, this could be a great role for you. We're seeking a creative person who is experienced in business development and/or sales in the K-12 market and can develop relationships and move them forward into ongoing partnerships. This is for a national sales territory opening. To apply, please send your resume to recruitment@victoryprd.com.

    Essential Functions and Expectations:

    • Find sales opportunities by emailing, calling, prospecting, and following up with all sales leads and potential customers assigned, as well as contacts of your own.
    • Research potential business opportunities and clients to better understand their needs and what Victory can do for them.
    • Understand the full scope of Victory's capabilities and be able to imaginatively spot opportunities where Victory can meet the needs of a potential client.
    • Successfully move through the sales cycle, working with sales and marketing staff and the Proposals Manager, as needed, to obtain the potential client's business.
    • Maintain current, accurate and complete records on all prospect and customer interactions in which he or she participates in our relational database.
    • Keep up to date on industry trends, Victory's resources, technology, and marketing efforts, as well as competitors and competitor offerings.
    • Travel to attend conventions and meetings at customer sites when needed. Travel will be local as well as out of state.

      Desired Skills and Experience

      • Has a grasp of the general publishing process, including editorial, graphic services, copyediting and proofreading, and technology.  
      • Excellent written, and verbal communication skills.  Able to conduct successful presentations and apply persuasion techniques to increase customer interest resulting in sales.
      • At least two years of successful experience in a similar function, preferably in the K-12 educational publishing space. Edtech sales experience is a big plus.
      • Proficiency in MS Office programs and the ability to quickly learn Victory's own relational database.  Experience with Mac computers would be helpful.
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, Communication, Education, or a related field; equivalent work experience may be substituted for degree.
      • Contacts of your own at large educational publishing companies are also  a big plus.
      • Able to travel up to 25% to attend conferences and client meetings when needed.

      How Victory Productions is Different

      Victory is already a recognized innovator in electronic media. Blended learning, the use of integrated media and technologies such as eBooks, videos, print, online courses and social interaction, are an integral part of the company’s development efforts. We’re also leading the way in the research and implementation of innovative Big Data applications for education. This expertise puts Victory in a leadership role in the industry, providing a meaningful contribution to the re-thinking of education in the United States.

      For more information and the company’s “industry firsts,” visit the web site at: www.victoryprd.com.

      Victory Productions has many industry firsts:

      • Two of the first iBook textbooks to be sold on the iTunes Store: the Economics and Personal Finance series and Breaking the Spanish Barrier.
      • The first K-6 online component to be submitted as an integral part of a state adoption. This 2005 K-6 social studies basal program swept California.
      • The first social studies iPad textbook app (grade 4) as part of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Beyond Textbooks initiative.
      • One of the first databases to track state standards (as early as 2004).
      • The first multi-touch LMS. Teachers choose the grade and state social studies standard to be taught. Lessons and content individualized for each student are presented, and the results are recorded and compiled.

      Victory continues to develop engaging, content-rich, individualized learning experiences that are accessible at any time and available on multiple platforms:

      • Assessments (high-stakes, formative, technology-enhanced, CCSS performance tasks).
      • Basal and supplemental programs for all curriculum areas.
      • iBooks textbooks and other EPUB platforms, iPad Apps/Mobile Apps, Web sites, online courses, LMS, LCMS, interactive labs, simulations, games, and animations.
      • HTML5 and iOS conversions and products.
      • Big Data analytics, multidimensional item-bank analytics, linguistic pattern analytics, visual grade books, natural language clustering engines, concept maps.
      • Bilingual products and modern language programs.

      Victory has the expertise to provide a full array of publishing services, from the conception and creation of an innovative new product to the speedy completion of a basal program. Come be a part of Victory’s team!

      Submit: Cover letter and résumé to [ERROR! Something has gone wrong. Please reload the page and ensure JavaScript is enabled.]

      Job Posted: October 2016

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  • Editorial Director (STEM)

    COMPANY OVERVIEW

    Victory was founded in 1995 as a content development, design and composition company working for major educational publishers in both English and Spanish. Twelve years ago the company recognized and fully embraced the opportunities afforded by the technology and began producing a rich array of digital and online products. In the last seven years Victory has also become noted for excellence in high stakes assessment. Today, Victory offers a unique mix of content and technology expertise, coupled with impeccable project management. Victory’s nimble and decisive environment fosters collaboration among in-house teams, expert freelancers, and our clients to bring inspired products to fruition.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    On-site position based in Worcester, MA.

    We are looking for an accomplished editorial director with a very strong content background in math and science as well as solid management experience. He or she will have previously been in charge of at least a small math and/or science department involving the supervision of various levels of editorial staff. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, team building, communications and technology skills. His or her ultimate responsibility is ensuring that the highest degree of editorial quality is achieved for all math and science projects and that they are completed on time and within budget. Please submit resumes to recruitment@victoryprd.com.

    Essential Functions and Expectations:

    1. Directs all math and science editorial work for Victory’s English Editorial Division by overseeing and supervising these projects through the various development stages.
    2. Acts as Victory’s main math and science editorial liaison with clients.
    3. Ensures that all math and science content development work satisfies the client’s quality expectations and requirements.
    4. Demonstrates and strong, specialized understanding of math and science content development at the K-13 level, including up-to-date knowledge of educational trends and practices.
    5. Monitors editorial staffing and resource needs and works with the project coordination team and Human Resources to recruit, interview, and train the necessary and appropriate personnel for each project.
    6. Works closely with the content lead for each math and science editorial project to produce a detailed final staffing plan, including specific in-house/freelance resources and costs, for that project.
    7. Collaborates as necessary with the content lead and the project coordinator for each math and science editorial project to ensure all staffing and assignments match the required schedules and workflows to ensure all work can be done on time and within budget.
    8. Assists the Executive Director, Sales Representatives and Proposals Coordinator in determining/estimating editorial costs for all new job bids and proposals.
    9. Works with senior management to establish performance metrics for all math and science editorial staff.
    10. Mentors all math and science editorial staff to enhance both their individual skills and their growth potential.
    11. Evaluates the performance of all math and science editorial staff and participates in a written performance review for each of them on an annual basis.
    12. Liaises as necessary with the Sales and Marketing Division to assist in making sales presentations, attending educational conferences, and developing marketing materials.

    INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

    Management
    • Reports to the Executive Director; supervises all math and science departmental staff.
    Interactions
    • Interacts with project coordinators, editors, freelancers, quality control, production, marketing and sales staff, Human Resources, and senior management. Also interacts with clients, potential clients, and vendors as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required
    • 10+ years of editorial experience in educational publishing, including managerial experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in math or science.
    • Communicates clearly and effectively at all times in verbal and written form with both employees and clients.
    • Listens actively and attentively as appropriate with both employees and clients.
    • Exhibits a positive, “can do” attitude at all times and works collaboratively with his/her colleagues to troubleshoot, problem solve, and brainstorm whenever necessary.
    • Teaching experience at the K-12 level (preferable but not essential).
    • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Financial acumen and budgetary experience.
    • Willingness and ability to travel.

    COMPENSATION

    • Salary Range depending on experience.
    • Health and 401k Plans

    HOW VICTORY PRODUCTIONS IS DIFFERENT

    Victory is already a recognized innovator in electronic media. Blended learning, the use of integrated media and technologies such as eBooks, videos, online courses and social interaction, are an integral part of the company’s development efforts. We’re also leading the way in the research of Big Data applications for education. This expertise puts Victory in a leadership role in the industry, providing a meaningful contribution to the evolution of education in the United States.

    Victory Productions has many industry firsts:

    • Two of the first iBooks textbooks to be sold on the iTunes Store: the Economics and Personal Finance series and Breaking the Spanish Barrier.
    • The first K-6 online component to be submitted as an integral part of a state adoption. This 2005 K-6 social studies basal program swept California.
    • The first social studies iPad textbook app (grade 4) as part of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Beyond Textbooks initiative.
    • One of the first databases to track state standards (as early as 2004).
    • The first multi-touch LMS. Teachers choose the grade and state social studies standard to be taught. Lessons and content individualized for each student are presented, and the results are recorded and compiled.

    Victory continues to develop engaging, content-rich, individualized learning experiences that are accessible at any time and available on multiple platforms:

    • Assessments (high-stakes, formative, technology-enhanced, CCSS performance tasks).
    • Basal and supplemental programs for all curriculum areas.
    • iBooks textbooks and other EPUB platforms, iPad Apps/Mobile Apps, Web sites, online courses, LMS, LCMS, interactive labs, simulations, games, and animations.
    • HTML5 and iOS conversions and products.
    • Big Data analytics, multidimensional item-bank analytics, linguistic pattern analytics, visual grade books, natural language clustering engines, concept maps.
    • Bilingual products and modern language programs.

    Victory has the expertise to provide a full array of publishing services, from the conception and creation of an innovative new product to the speedy completion of a basal program. Come be a part of Victory’s team!

    Submit: Cover letter and résumé to [ERROR! Something has gone wrong. Please reload the page and ensure JavaScript is enabled.]

    Job Posted: November 2016

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