Data Manager

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

The Dictionaries department at Oxford University Press publishes monolingual and bilingual dictionaries and related language resources online and in print and also licenses content to third parties for use in a variety of digital products.

As part of our dictionaries expansion programme we require a new Data Manager, who will join our in-house Projects team and will be responsible for managing data review and data conversion of dictionary and related content from initial receipt of materials to final QA and delivery to external licensees or in-house Project Managers. The role is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for high-quality new data for the world's best-known dictionary publisher and covers all aspects of the workflow from initial review and assessment, work plans, and schedules, to recruiting and managing editors and freelancers and liaising with Rights, technology, language engineering, and project teams.

You will have:
in-depth experience of working with structured data such as xml

proven accuracy and eye for detail

editorial experience, ideally dictionaries or languages-related

excellent people management and organizational skills

You will be a fast and flexible worker, quick to learn new skills, and able to deal with competing priorities and deadlines. Basic text processing skills would be an advantage.

Closing Date: 26 January 2011

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OUP offers excellent benefits including final salary pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday, on-site restaurant, 50% discount on OUP books, fully equipped on-site gym, and flexible start/finish times. An equal opportunities employer.

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