Senior Editor, Education K-12
Industry Dive

The Education Dive: K-12 Senior Editor role is the perfect fit for an experienced education journalist who can lead our coverage of K-12 education and edit all kinds of content at a high level.

The Senior Editor also reports and writes high-impact features that set the agenda for the industry. We expect you to pitch ideas for the team and yourself and to help the reporters pursue ambitious stories based on your keen observations and K-12 knowledge. 

The ideal candidate is well-sourced with the Department of Education, major K-12 associations, urban and rural school districts and their leaders, nonprofits, think tanks and other important stakeholders. The Senior Editor will also represent the publication at industry events and speaking engagements. 

If you love K-12 education and want to direct a growing publication’s content, we want to talk to you.

What you bring to the table:

  • 10 years of proven business editing, reporting and writing experience. K-12 education journalism experience strongly preferred.
  • High-level content editing of briefs, articles and high-impact features with sharp headlines that resonate with a niche audience.
  • Ability to think strategically and to manage big projects and new endeavors.
  • Ability to pivot quickly to meet the changing needs of readers and the publication.
  • An established social media following that can enhance the scope and reach of the Dive’s content.
  • Deadline-oriented time-management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or similar field.

Industry Dive is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

If you feel comfortable doing so please feel free to note which pronouns you use in your application (for example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, ze/zir/zirs, etc.)

Industry Dive will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.

About Industry Dive

Industry Dive was founded in 2012 to provide business leaders with the information they need to move industries forward. Since then, we have become one of the business world’s fastest-growing providers of business journalism, providing news and exclusive insights to 7+ million decision-makers in 20 different markets. Our team of reporters, editors, designers, and marketers help inform and connect the most competitive industries. Our insights spark innovation, fuel growth and shape agendas in every industry we cover. 

Our office is a place where you work hard on clear monthly goals, have your voice heard, and shape the future of a growing media business. Located in the heart of Washington DC, our workspace boasts a lot of perks – whiteboard walls, treadmill desks, and a dedicated quiet room.

Industry Dive was selected as a “Best Place to Work” by the Washington Post in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and by the Washington Business Journal in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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