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At ECS and Novel Units, we are proud to hire smart people with positive attitudes and strong work ethic. As a result, we provide a great place to work and deliver great experiences to our customers.

ECS and Novel Units are two Texas-based publishers of high-quality supplemental teaching materials for grades Pre-K through 12. ECS offers activity books, workbooks, test-preparation materials, and other resources for reading, writing, and thinking skills. Novel Units is the leading publisher of teacher guides and student activity books for popular children’s books and young adult literature.

We emphasize a professional and friendly work atmosphere. Our workplace is a non-smoking environment. We offer excellent benefits for full-time employees: group health, dental, and life insurance; long-term disability; paid holidays; paid vacation.

ECS Learning Systems, Inc. and Novel Units, Inc. are equal opportunity employers.

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Full Time Customer Care Specialist

ECS Learning Systems, Inc. a leading publisher of K-12 test-prep guides for STAAR test, Common Core, and other supplemental teacher materials needs curriculum writer (writer of learning materials for grades 3-8).  

About the job:
Position open for customer service, order entry, and related duties for an educational publishing company located in the village of Bulverde.

Competitive pay and benefits. Friendly and professional work place.
 
Qualifications and experience include but not limited to:

  •    Must be detail oriented and organized.
  •    Excellent communication skills: telephone, written, e-mail, and interpersonal
  •    Software knowledge and experience: Microsoft Office, Windows Explorer, Outlook, data entry, etc.
  •    Must be dependable and reliable.
  •    Good references necessary
  •    Experience preferred. Some training available.

How to apply:
   e-mail Letter of Interest and resume to employment@ecslearningsystems.com
 

  Note: Office is open M-F 8-5.
  No telephone calls please.

 

Editorial

 

Copy Editing and Proofing

ECS Learning Systems, Inc. a leading publisher of K-12 test-prep guides for STAAR test, Common Core, and other supplemental teacher materials currently has an opening for copy editing and proofing.
 

Location
The job is located in Bulverde, TX 78163

Salary
Competitive salary is offered based on knowledge, skills, and experience.

Qualifications include

  • excellent command of English language, as well as editorial and/or teaching experience.
  • two to three years of writing/editing experience. Educational publishing experience is helpful.
  • knowledge/expertise in K-8 subject areas: language arts, mathematics, social studies, or science
  • demonstrated ability to produce high quality work as part of a team and independently with minimum supervision
  • experience in meeting deadlines
  • work experience that required organizational skills and attention to details
  • college degree(s) in English, education, or a related field
  • ability to meet high quality editorial and production expectations

Responsibilities will include

  • copy editing and proofing series/projects in both print and digital formats
  • working independently and as part of the editorial team on projects from its conception to completion  
  • working with content writers to ensure that technical specifications are met on a particular series/project
  • Other responsibilities related to the position as assigned by the editorial director

How to apply
e-mail Letter of Interest and resume to employment@ecslearningsystems.com.

No telephone calls please.

 

 

Graphics/Page Layout
 

ECS Learning Systems, Inc. a leading publisher of K-12 test-prep guides for STAAR test, Common Core, and other supplemental teacher materials needs a graphics/page layout/production specialist. 

Our Need
A position is open for an individual who is responsible for designing the format of books, catalogs, advertisement pieces, and online materials. Prepress work is done using page layout software to assemble text, art work, and other content in an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-read arrangement. Job requires creative capacity, strong attention to details, and the ability to visualize the final product during the design/lay out process.
 
Job Type
This is a full-time or part-time position. Office hours are 8-5, M-F. Work is done at our location in Bulverde, TX.

Salary
Competitive pay is offered based on knowledge, skills, experience, and quality of work
Group health/vision/dental plans are available                                             
Paid days off
Friendly and professional workplace

Qualifications and experience include but not limited to:

  • demonstrated skills and knowledge in print and online design and publishing
  • experience with page layout and publishing software including Word and Quark on MAC
  • experience in prepress work at a publishing house is preferred
  • a degree in the graphic arts that offers training in publishing software and design concepts will be helpful
  • experience in working independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be dependable and reliable
  • Good references necessary

How to apply:
e-mail Letter of Interest and resume to employment@ecslearningsystems.com.

No telephone calls please.

 

Sales

Inside Sales Representative

Positon open for inside sales, lead follow-up, order entry, and reated duties.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sourcing new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up, outbound cold calls and emails.
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements
  • Coordinating with outside sales reps in some territories
  • Close sales and achieve quotas
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Maintain adatabase of prospects
  • Become knowledgeable about the product catalog

Entery Level Considered. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Proven inside sales experience
  • Education industry experience
  • Strong and charasmatic phone presence
  • Experience working with a CR Familiarity with Outlook 

Location: Bulverde, TX

How to apply: email resume to employment@ecslearningsystems.com 

 

Warehousing and Shipping
No openings at this time

 

Marketing and Web Development

Part-Time Marketing Assistant

ECS Learnings Systems. is currently seeking a part-time Marketing Assistant to join our awesome new Marketing team based in Herndon, VA. The successful candidate will be a creative, highly organized person with solid social media and writing skills.  This position also requires the ability to communicate effectively and collaborate in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. A positive attitude is a must, and a passion for educating kids will help you fit into our great culture. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate would work very closely with VP of Marketing and assist with day to day Marketing and Administrative duties as well as several important ongoing marketing projects which includes the following:

  1. The design and deployment of content on several corporate and product websites 
  2. Aid in adding content to web presence and supporting web marketing campaigns (SEM)
  3. Manage weekly/bi-weekly Email campaigns (candidate must have experience with email campaign management and knowledge of MailChimp)
  4. Coordinate with marketing and PR agencies
  5. Manage and update all corporate social media presence including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, and others
  6. Organize and plan tradeshows
  7. Plan marketing and sales events and support sales activities
  8. Planning and design work needed to publish print ads
  9. Managing calendar, scheduling and booking appointments
  10. General office duties
  11. Organize and maintain a electronic repository of marketing files with versioning

Skills/Qualifications:

This job is ideal for a marketing generalist who has varied skills particularly in the area of online marketing including such things as content marketing, social media, email marketing, SEO/SEM, press releases, trade shows, and other related marketing activities. The ideal candidate will have the following skillsets:

  1. Excellent organizational/interpersonal skills, with proven experience working directly with Sr. Management and staff
  2. Strong written/editorial skills, with meticulous attention to detail
  3. Should have an eye for composition, style, and graphics layout
  4. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required
  5. Working experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) is a plus
  6. Knowledge of MailChimp is required
  7. Basic website, social media, email marketing and campaign management skills

Requirements:

  • Must work well in a team environment;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Key note
  • Ability to learn new technologies, software and computers quickly
  • Ability to travel up to once per month
  • Understanding of common social media platforms
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Graphic Design, or related field, or 2-4 years relevant experience
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license
  • Experience or interest in the Education industry is a plus
  • Must be able to work remotely up to 20% of the time with access to broadband internet and telephone.
  • self-starter who can work effectively and autonomously

This is a part-time position, based in Herndon, VA.  It is possible that this position can grow into a full-time position.  If you have the desire to be a part of a mission-driven, fun, and rewarding environment, then send your resume and cover letter to employment@ecslearningsystems.com. No telephone calls please.



 

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