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Overview

Career Center

Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!

Find new career opportunities for education reporters and communications professionals. Looking for an experienced education writer for your next project? Post your listing now!

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Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy
Association of American Colleges and Universities

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a national higher education organization committed to advancing quality and equity in undergraduate education, seeks a bright, self-motivated, productive, and creative individual for the position of Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy. The position requires excellent editing, writing, and organizational skills; familiarity with web-based research and outreach; knowledge of topics related to teaching and learning, academic lea

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Communications Associate
American Educational Research Association

With more than 25,000 members, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

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Communications Manager
The Education Trust

The Education Trust seeks a Communications Manager to support the work of the organization’s Government Affairs & Communications division. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Manager will work alongside Ed Trust’s content teams to develop and execute communications activities to further advance the organization’s advocacy goals.

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Reporter, Higher Ed
EdSurge

How can technology impact teaching and learning? What’s really working and what’s not? What do educators and entrepreneurs need to know? These are the questions we ask everyday at EdSurge, the leading source for edtech news.

We are seeking a Reporter who will help build our coverage of higher education and the role that technology has in it. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a young reporter to develop deep expertise in higher education and build great storytelling and reporting skills.

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Higher Education Reporter
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s education team is seeking a seasoned reporter to cover Georgia’s robust higher education system, its trends, issues, personalities and policies. The candidate should have the political smarts to cover and analyze state-level politics and the ability to write A1 and Sunday enterprise, as well as the ability to turn a quick digital post and tell multimedia stories online.

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Multimedia & Web Specialist
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven and experienced Multimedia & Web Specialist who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. This position plays a key role in managing the day-to-day operation of EWA’s website, creating and producing multimedia content, supporting the growth of EWA’s online resources, providing technical expertise and ensuring that all of EWA’s digital programs are continually improved to enhance the user experience.

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Research Associate / Editor
ACTA

The Research Associate / Editor advances ACTA’s core values of academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability by ensuring the integrity of its research products and of other communications with external constituents. This individual will also serve as the primary editor of ACTA’s quarterly newsletter, Inside Academe, and a researcher and writer for other ACTA projects.

Responsibilities include:

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Associate Director, Media Relations
Emory University

(Job classification:  Associate Director, News and Information)

Emory University seeks a media communications professional with a keen news sense, superb writing and storytelling skills, and demonstrated success in obtaining high-value, high-impact media placements. 

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Media Relations, the media relations officer will play a key role in the development and implementation of integrated media relations and communications strategies that will enhance Emory’s visibility, impact and reputation. 

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Technical Writer
American Institutes for Research

Overview:

Technical Writers will work collaboratively with software developers, testers, project managers and the communications team to develop plain-language guides for teachers and administrators. The ideal candidate will be comfortable navigating new system interfaces and have the ability to translate system functionality into tasks and questions typical for a teacher or school administrator using each system. Must be an exceptionally strong, clear writer who does not rely on technical jargon.

This is a temporary position.

Responsibilities:

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Education Reporter (21-Month Assignment)
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced reporter to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has had significant impacts on public education in Washington state.  This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.

Candidates should have experience in finding and writing compelling, in-depth stories, ideally about schools and learning.  Strong multi-media skills and experience covering education are big pluses.

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Engagement Editor
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced engagement editor to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has significant impacts on public education in Washington state.  This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.

We seek candidates who can help lead Education Lab’s award-winning effort to spark and nurture constructive conversation about education in Washington state, and to seek out community voices that can improve our journalism.