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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!

Jobs

Staff Writer – Teaching Tolerance
The Southern Poverty Law Center

The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.

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Senior Associate, Education
Communications Strategy Group

Communications Strategy Group (CSG), a full-service public relations firm with a focus on influencer relations and content marketing, is seeking candidates for an available senior associate position in the firm’s expanding Education Practice. The practice serves a diverse portfolio of clients including colleges and universities; school districts; state departments of education; education associations, foundations and advocacy organizations; and B2B and B2C education companies.

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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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Deputy Director of Content Marketing & Communications
New Classrooms

About the Role

The Deputy Director of Content Marketing & Communications will write and produce various projects and blog regularly, to expand our company’s digital footprint, awareness,and interest from potential funders and potential school partners. This role requires a deep understanding of the K-12 school landscape and a high level of creativity, attention to detail, and project management skills.

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Executive Communication Coordinator and Speechwriter Grade: E
SEIU (Service Employees International Union)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Purpose:

The Executive Communications Coordinator and Speechwriter serves as a member of the SEIU communications team and is primarily responsible for writing major addresses, brief remarks, talking points and internal communications for the International President and International Secretary-Treasurer. They will also be asked to write for other executive officers and International union leaders when necessary.

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Education Reporter
EdSource Today

EdSource Today, California’s pre-eminent source of news and analysis about public education, is seeking a fulltime reporter to cover some of the major reforms being implemented in the state and nation.

Ideally, the candidate is a creative and resourceful writer with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling articles that enrapt readers and reveals why things are as they are, why they work or don’t work.

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Education Editor (EDI0009)
POLITICO Pro

Description

POLITICO Pro is looking for a smart, dynamic editor to oversee its fast-paced education section. This job would include managing four reporters covering every aspect of federal pre-K, K-12 and higher education policy, with a focus on Capitol Hill and the U.S. Education Department; editing full-length articles and shorter pieces for multiple platforms, including for POLITICO Pro subscribers, the POLITICO print edition, morning newsletters and the POLITICO web site.

Qualifications

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Education Reporter
The Indianapolis Star

The Indianapolis Star is looking for a dynamic reporter to cover education issues with a digital-first focus. The reporter would pay particular attention to statewide K-12 education issues, but also occasionally cover higher education news and trends. This is a particularly important time for coverage of education issues in Indiana, a state that has been a leader in the controversial voucher program movement.  

Points of focus include:

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Research Writer (UCP VII)
University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks a skilled communicator to fill the role of Research Writer within University Communications. As a national leader among public research universities, UConn has built a renowned faculty that pursues answers to critical questions facing our changing global society. The Research Writer would be part of the core news team based in Storrs and responsible for mining, writing, and pitching the stories that promote UConn’s research enterprise at the state, national, and international level.

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Program Specialist
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic and enterprising Program Specialist to advance our work to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education news coverage. Current and former journalists are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience covering higher education and/or Spanish-language proficiency are preferred but not required.

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Program Manager
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic and enterprising Program Manager to lead the organization’s training programs to help journalists excel in the digital ecosystem and develop their skills at obtaining, analyzing and using data to cover education.  

The program manager should share EWA’s commitment to the value of independent professional journalism and embrace its mission to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.

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Account Executive with Education-Focused P.R. Firm
Larson Communications, Bay Area/ LA

Are you interested in pursuing a career in communications on the national stage? Are you passionate about helping innovative organizations make a great impact on our nation’s schools? Does an organization with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide great opportunities for professional growth and good compensation sound appealing? Then read on:

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Assistant Editor, Higher Ed
EdSurge

What will colleges look like in the future? (Will campuses even be around?) How will they evolve to meet the diverse needs of nontraditional, “New Normal” college students who are no longer coming straight from high school?

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Events Coordinator
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven, and experienced Events Coordinator who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. The Events Coordinator, under the management of the Chief Operating Officer, will take a strong leadership role in the planning and execution of all events, including our flagship National Seminar. The position is responsible for event logistics, budgeting, and on-site management.

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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.