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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

Editor – Education Technology Content
Manifest

Summary:

Manifest is looking to hire an Editor in our Washington, D.C. Studio, for one of our largest and fastest growing accounts. In this role, you’ll write and edit B2B technology content for the education sector, collaborating with a smart and dedicated team at Manifest for one of the largest technology solutions and services providers in the country. You’ll also work with the clients as projects require and will pitch your stories directly to them.

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Higher Education Reporter
Industry Dive

The Higher Education Reporter will regularly write stories that lead our coverage of the Higher Education industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the trends impacting retailers. You will monitor your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders and hunt down scoops. This position will report to a managing editor.

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Senior Manager, Strategic Communications
The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking a Senior Manager, Strategic Communications to help increase the visibility of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s and The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s brands, products, editorial coverage, and executive leadership within the higher education, non-profit, and publishing communities.

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Editorial Director
ADL Education, New York City

ADL EDU, the education division of ADL (formerly the Anti–Defamation League), is the largest provider of anti–bias and bullying prevention resources and curriculum for K12 educators and a leading provider of anti–bias training and support for post-secondary institutions and workplaces. We are educators and experts committed to promoting respectful and civil environments in schools and communities based on principles of equity, inclusion and diversity.

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National reporter
Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat is looking for a passionate, enterprising reporter to join our national reporting team.

Chalkbeat is the nonprofit news organization committed to covering one of America’s most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education. Read more about our mission and values.

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Editor in Chief
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is seeking an Editor in Chief, Books within the Publishing and Professional Learning division of NAEYC.  NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. NAEYC advances a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

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CONTRACT EDITOR AND WRITER
College Excellence Program

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners. 

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Managing Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION Position: Managing Editor
Program: Teaching Tolerance
Location: Montgomery, AL

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Education Reporters
McClatchy

Two McClatchy newsrooms in North Carolina are looking for education reporters: A higher education reporter at The News & Observer in Raleigh; and a K-12 education reporter at The Charlotte Observer. Apply here.   

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Blog Writer
Higher Education

We’re launching a new blog venture on BestColleges.com and we’re looking for a freelance journalist to help us cover the higher education landscape. This includes (but is not limited to) enrollment trends, developments in online higher education, campus-based news, and pertinent financial information for current and prospective students. We’re looking for a freelancer who can write once per week. We have certain topics we want to cover but we’re also open to creative input from our journalist.

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Program Officer, Communications
American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA)

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to academic freedom, academic excellence, and accountability at America’s colleges and universities. Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives a philosophically rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.

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Associate
Collaborative Communications

Join the dynamic Collaborative team. We’re hiring an Associate!

Collaborative is passionate about helping improve public education within the United States and across the world through learning, collaboration, communications and engagement.

We’re looking for a highly-motivated self-starter with communications strategy and project management experience—as well as a strong understanding of public relations best practices—for our Associate position.

This is a full-time position, based in our Washington, D.C. office.

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Internship Opportunity
Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association (EWA), the national professional organization supporting education journalists, is seeking an enthusiastic and mission-driven intern who will thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment. Our paid interns play a key role in conveying the value of EWA to our members and other stakeholders.

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

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Education Reporters/Senior Reporters
EdSource

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking aggressive and enterprising reporters to cover a number of important beats, including math and science, college affordability, and homeless and foster youth. 

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K-12 Education Reporter
The Denver Post

The Denver Post is seeking a reporter to cover K-12 education in Colorado, with a focus on the Denver metro area.  This person’s No. 1 goal should be finding the stories that parents will consider a must- read. The successful candidate must have proven data skills, the ability to create an engaging narrative, and ideas for connecting with both digital and print readers.   Education is a premier beat at The Denver Post, and we’ll expect the reporter to find ways to stand out in a highly competitive environment.

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Communications Officer for Michigan Programs
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading philanthropic institution helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive, is seeking nominations and applications for a Communications Officer for Michigan Programs. Working on the team led by the Vice President of Communications and reporting to the Director of Communications, the new Communications Officer will execute the foundation’s internal and external strategy with each Officer managing that strategy from different locations throughout the foundation’s network.

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Education Editor
Understood

Position Overview

The Education Editor will create resources for teachers and students as part of Understood’s educators program. Reporting into the Managing Editor on the Understood for Educators, he/she/they will work with the internal education team and a team of freelance writers and editors to create materials that demonstrate evidence-based instructional practices for students with learning and attention issues…

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Education Reporter
The Beaumont Enterprise

The Beaumont Enterprise is seeking a reporter to cover P-12 and higher education in Southeast Texas. Our priorities include the 18,000-student Beaumont Independent School District and Lamar University, though we are looking to expand coverage of other districts in our region. If you have talent, drive and some daily journalism experience, we can offer you the opportunity to learn and to succeed while making a real difference in readers’ lives. We are building a supportive environment that values teamwork and rewards scoops and enterprise.