Project Manager / Editor

Last Modified : Dec 05, 2018

Industry : Education
Job Type : Full-time Career Level : Experienced
Starting Date : Asap
Education : Bachelor's Degree English : Native Level
Location : Seoul-si > Seocho-gu
Job Description:
Title: Project Manager / Editor
Department: Content Development
Reports to: Manager of Content Development Department
  • Plan and develop educational material able to achieve specific educational results;
  • Write material that is specifically aimed and leveled for certain age groups and language abilities;
  • Design and create tests meant to perfectly replicate recognized standardized tests such as TOEIC and TOEFL iBT tests;
  • Design exams that test students’ understanding and comprehension of already created materials;
  • Content edit, proofread, and spell check materials owned and being created by Compass;
  • Supervise the creation of materials by freelance contractors;
  • Make sure the creation of books and material is on time and on budget;
  • Create teacher's guides and ‘How to use this book’ materials for books;
  • Prepare presentations for sales team explaining new releases and how to use and market them;
  • Work with digital team to develop online materials for all new releases and existing titles;
  • Support other content development related duties.
Qualifications of Ideal Candidate:
Education and experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher related to English or education
  • Minimum 3 years full-time professional experience related to publishing
  • TESOL/ CELTA or other ESL/EFL training, an asset
  • Experience teaching ESL or EFL to different levels and age groups
Skills and abilities
  • Exceptional English reading, writing, and listening skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with editing, proofreading, and publishing conventions
  • Familiarity with TESOL methods and terminology
Personal attributes
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects at a time
  • Ability to both receive and give constructive feedback
  • Ability to work in a team environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to personal and professional development with long-term vision and aspirations within the ELT media industry
Period of Employment: Initially a one- to two-year contract with review period.  Since there is training and a high learning curve for this position, we prefer someone who wishes to work for the organization over the long term.
Salary Range: Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience
Vacation Days: 15 days of paid personal leave per year and Korean public holidays
Working Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Lunch is provided from 12 to 1.)
Pension: Paid in accordance with Korean law
Health Insurance: Provided in accordance with Korean law
Severance Pay: One month’s salary earned per year of employment
Start Date: Immediately (The start date is flexible for the right candidate.)
We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interview process will be contacted. Candidates must qualify for an employment visa under the laws of Korea. Candidates must be available to attend an interview either on site at our head office in Seoul or by video conference.
Compass is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.  Application for the position listed herein does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. 
Application Instructions: Please send an email to containing a cover letter and resume with “C&D Acquisitions Editor” and your full name as the title.
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Woongjin Compass

Company Type : Business Company

Address : Seoul Office, near Yangjae Station

Contact Person : LJ

Phone : 070-4367-0106

Email :

About Company :

Woongjin Compass is a global ELT content provider. Founded in 1999, we have developed a wide range of English language teaching and learning resources. Compass currently expor
Woongjin Compass is a global ELT content provider. Founded in 1999, we have developed a wide range of English language teaching and learning resources. Compass currently exports both print and digital media products to over 50 countries around the world. We are experiencing a period of rapid growth and are expanding our Content Development team with additional staff members.



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