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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!

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Senior Case Study Writer
Urban Education Institute

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

The To&Through Project at the UChicago Urban Education Institute (https://toandthrough.uchicago.edu/) partners with educators, policymakers, and communities to provide actionable data on student attainment and lead conversations to help them make meaning of data and take action towards increasing the number of historically underserved students who earn a high school and postsecondary degree.

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Editorial Director
Brightbeam

WELCOME TO BRIGHTBEAM!

Brightbeam is a nonprofit network of education influencers demanding a better education and a brighter future for every child. Using the power of storytelling, we shine a light on communities that challenge decision-makers to provide the learning opportunities all children need to thrive. We help strong voices tell powerful stories that unite and move their communities to action.

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Education Lab Reporter
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper and one of the few remaining independent news organizations in the country, is looking to hire a Reporter for Education Lab, the team that covers education in our region with a focus on equity and an emphasis on solutions. Education Lab, in its 9th year, is supported by local foundations and other groups, and combines in-depth reporting with an ambitious community-engagement effort that has measurable impact in the region.

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Senior Manager, Regional Communications
TNTP

Flexible Location

Use your writing and storytelling skills to help end educational inequity.

TNTP seeks a full-time Senior Manager, Regional Communications for our Communications & Marketing Department. This position is based in a home office anywhere in the U.S. and is available immediately. Occasional travel is required for reporting on TNTP’s work across the country, and for team and organizational meetings. 

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Data Journalist, Great Divide
Boston Globe Media

The Boston Globe’s Great Divide team examines issues of race, class, and opportunities in public education in Boston and neighboring communities. The team of six reporters and one editor is funded in part by the Barr Foundation. 

The Boston Globe is seeking a data journalist for its Great Divide education enterprise team. We’re looking for a strong reporter with experience acquiring, analyzing and visualizing data.

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Education Reporter
The Buffalo News

The Buffalo News seeks an education reporter to cover the challenges of K-12 education.

This position will focus on the Buffalo Public School system, one of the state’s largest urban school districts, as well as the ways state and local education policies impact students, parents and teachers across the region.

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Digital Marketing Specialist at Education-focused PR Firm
Larson Communications

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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Engagement Manager
EdSolutions

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Application – Engagement Manager” to talent@edsolutions.com. A member of our team will reach out within two weeks if you’re selected to move forward.

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About EdSolutions

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Research Associate
EdSolutions

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Application – Research Associate” to talent@edsolutions.com. A member of our team will reach out within two weeks if you’re selected to move forward.

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About EdSolutions

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Content marketing specialist
Learning Forward

Learning Forward is hiring a Content Marketing Specialist with strong writing skills to repurpose existing content and create new content that helps educators improve their practice. Projects will include how-to guides, blog posts, case studies, promotional teasers, and other marketing and communications vehicles. 

For more than 50 years, Learning Forward’s work has supported education leaders at all levels to transform their systems into true learning systems, leveraging effective professional learning as the primary driver of school and system improvement.

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Writer, Office of the President/CEO
The Education Trust

ABOUT THE POSITION

Based in Washington, D.C., the Writer, Office of the President/CEO will report to the Vice President of Communications, serve as a member of the Communications team, and work closely with the senior leadership team.

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Media Relations Manager
Children’s Defense Fund

Position:              Media Relations Manager
Reports to:          Director of Strategic Communications
Supervision:         Potentially interns and consultants
Location:              Washington, DC, or New York, NY
Classification:       Full time, exempt

Organization Overview

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Freelance Writers
New York State School Boards Association

The New York State School Boards Association seeks freelance writers to contribute to its award-winning newspaper, On Board, and its spot news e-newsletter, On Board Extra. Our publications cover public education for 11,000 education leaders in New York State and have a 98% reader satisfaction rating. We pay $350 per assignment.

A freelance assignment typically involves submitting an article (or an article with a sidebar) and possibly some art (e.g., a photo that you’ve arranged to be taken by a school PR person, along with caption information).

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Reporter
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper and one of the few remaining independent news organizations in the country, is looking to hire a Reporter for Education Lab, the team that covers education in our region with a focus on equity. Education Lab is a solutions-journalism project supported by local foundations and other groups that combines in-depth reporting with an ambitious community-engagement effort that has impact in the region.

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Freelance Reporters
School Library Journal (slj.com)

School Library Journal (slj.comcom), an award-winning magazine and website reporting on K-12 education, school and public libraries, literacy, equity, ed tech, children’s literature, and other topics related to education and libraries, seeks experienced freelance reporters to tackle news reporting and in-depth feature articles. Send samples and resume to News & Features editor Sarah Bayliss, sbayliss@mediasourceinc.com, with the header REPORTING CANDIDATE. Thank you. 

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Journalism Resident
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking Journalism Residents to contribute to the news organization’s education coverage. The two positions would be based in California, one in the Central Valley and the other in Los Angeles.

The successful program, now in its second year, is designed to help education reporters, or aspiring ones, hone their writing and reporting skills alongside an award-winning team of education journalists in California.

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Account Executive w/ Education-Reform P.R. Firm (Remote)

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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Senior Account Executive at Education-focused P.R. Firm (Remote)
Larson Communications

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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Journalist
Idaho Education News

Idaho Education News is seeking an experienced, ambitious and innovative journalist who can break news and wants to investigate Idaho’s most pressing education issues. We want a journalist who has a passion for advancing the story and probing beneath the surface to enlighten Idahoans. We want someone with a clear writing style who also can entertain and engage our audiences. This job is focused on covering K-12 public education.

This is a great job for a journalist who wants to make a difference in the world.

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Education Reporter
LNP Media Group, Inc.

LNP Media Group, Inc. family of print and digital publications, part of Steinman Communications, is the biggest and most influential provider of news in Lancaster County, with a history of 225 years of excellence. The education reporter, working under the direction of the Work & Wellness team leader, is a proven, experienced journalist who specializes in reporting and writing about public and private K-12 schools, as well as local institutions of higher learning.

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General Assignment Reporter
The Morning Call

The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., is looking for an ambitious general assignment reporter who is looking to make a difference We need a scrappy reporter who can break news, write authoritatively and craft enterprise stories that our readers crave and can’t get anywhere else.

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Senior Writer/Editor, Science and Research Communications
University of Oregon

Job no: 528288
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Department: College of Education, HEDCO Institute
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

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