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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!

Jobs

Request for Proposals – Co-Author Mike Feinberg Book Project

Overview

We are seeking an experienced book author to collaborate with KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg on a book proposal and manuscript.

The book would be a compilation of stories from KIPP alumni, teachers, and family members showing their educational and career trajectories over the past two decades and counting. Mike would also provide his own reflections and frame for the narrative. In addition to collaborating directly with Mike Feinberg, the Co-Author will interview KIPP alumni who are now in the workforce.

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Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager, Learners at the Center
Jobs for the Future

About JFF

Jobs for the Future is a national nonprofit that builds educational and economic opportunity for underserved populations in the United States. JFF develops innovative programs and public policies that increase college readiness and career success, and build a more highly skilled, competitive workforce. With over 30 years of experience, JFF is a recognized national leader in bridging education and work to increase economic mobility and strengthen our economy.

About the Team

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Managing Producer
Editorial Projects In Education, Inc. (EPE)

Editorial Projects In Education, Inc. (EPE), the publisher of Education Week, is currently seeking a Managing Producer for EdWeek Video.

Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a 35-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS
American Council on Education (ACE)

The American Council on Education (ACE), the major coordinating body and convener for the nation’s higher education institutions, is looking for a strategic and savvy Associate Director of Public Affairs to help advance ACE’s mission to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives. 

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Web News Reporter
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is seeking a web news reporter with experience using a content management system. The reporter will report and write about student aid-related legislation, regulations, research, trends and best practices for the NASFAA website and daily electronic newsletter. The reporter will post and update website content using the content management system and promote website content through NASFAA’s social media channels.

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Vice President
The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a national communications and public affairs firm that works with foundations and nonprofits to advance progressive social change.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial and veteran communications professional with at least 10 years of experience in the communications field. This is a full-time position in our Bethesda office.

The vice president will manage major client projects and issue campaigns in the education, poverty, environment and social justice arenas.

The ideal candidate will have:

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Web & Multimedia Specialist
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA) is seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven and experienced Web & Multimedia 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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Communications Director
Christensen Institute

The Communications Director is a new role reporting to the VP of External Relations and will play a key part in promoting the Institute’s branding. Specifically, this person will build a communications strategy for our researchers in K-12 and Higher Education. The candidate will tackle a wide variety of projects and should thrive when managing multiple tasks concurrently. A wide degree of creativity, initiative, and latitude is expected. Candidates for this position should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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Education Reporter
KQED

KQED’s dynamic multi-media newsroom is seeking an education reporter, based in San Francisco.  The reporter is responsible for leading our coverage of one of the most critical issues in the region, the state and the country. This reporter will balance major enterprise projects (like the upcoming “State of the California Dream”) and breaking news coverage. Responsibilities include writing scripts, reporting and interviewing for the newscasts and The California Report, and posting stories and other editorial content to the web, mobile and social media.

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Education Reporter
Bloomberg Government

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Redefine How Washington Works

When government is at its best, diverse ideas are at work.  The same is true of Bloomberg Government.  Our ability to innovate and serve our clients means diversity and inclusion are essential.  If you’re eager to join a multi-dimensional team that celebrates and leverages difference, if you have the vision to see how information can transform “business as usual” and if you are hungry to create-to build a service transforming how things get done—then stop reading this and join our team.

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Story Editor
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a story editor with digital experience to make our news stories sing.

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Detroit Reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a skilled early career reporter in the city of Detroit.

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New York Bureau Chief
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most, is seeking a seasoned reporter and editor with management experience to serve as our New York bureau chief.

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Communications Associate Part Time
NYC Leadership Academy

Overview

NYC Leadership Academy is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that builds the capacity of educational leaders, at every level of the system, to confront inequities and create the conditions necessary for all students to thrive. Since 2003, NYCLA has worked with educators in 150 public school districts, charter and parochial schools, state departments of education, universities, foundations, and nonprofit organizations across 32 states, Washington, D.C. and three countries.

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Higher Education Reporter
CALmatters

CALmatters is a nonprofit nonpartisan journalism venture focused on California state politics and policy.  Launched in 2015 and based in Sacramento with a staff of 14, it is now the largest bureau covering state policy issues as measured by staff size and/or audience reach.

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Education Reporter
WDRB Media

WDRB Media in Louisville, Ky. is searching for a seasoned education reporter to join our team of digital journalists. This person will primarily cover Jefferson County Public Schools, a district of more than 100,000 students and the 28th largest in the country.

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ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR/ TEACHER
EDUCATION WEEK

Education Week, the nation’s premier independent news source for pre-K-12 education, is looking for a creative and enterprising editor to lead its online vertical for teachers and direct coverage of the teaching profession across all its digital and print platforms. You’ll have the opportunity to stretch yourself professionally as part of Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), an entrepreneurial nonprofit media organization that engages readers and viewers through digital, print, video, and broadcast media and live and virtual events.

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Staff Reporter

More information about this job:

What We’re Looking For:

*Please include a resume, cover letter and 3-5 writing samples from the past year.

The Content Marketing Team is seeking a deadline-oriented writer to pitch, report and write education stories for our university partners based on their core values and their faculty’s research – turning academic research into comprehensive storytelling for the general public.

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Communications Program Associate
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni

ACTA’s Communications Department is responsible for all digital communications, as well as several related sections of our website. The department is charged with presenting ACTA’s message to the outside world in an informed, articulate, and accurate manner. The department strives to maintain ACTA’s distinctive tone and style in all its work, from 140 character tweets to extended articles and op-eds.

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Director of Communications
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), a dynamic higher education advocacy organization with a 20 year history of success, seeks a personable, creative, well-organized, and strategic communications professional to join our team as Director of Communications. Founded in 1995, ACTA works to advance academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability through research, public education, and outreach to policymakers and trustees.

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Development Manager
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news organization, is seeking a development manager to help us work more efficiently and effectively toward achieving our ambitious fundraising goals. Working closely with Chalkbeat’s development team and our CEO, the development manager will coordinate the day-to-day systems and operations of this team and will manage a diverse portfolio of fundraising projects. The right candidate will be smart, organized, and entrepreneurial, with strong communication, project management, and analytical skills.