Staff Reporter

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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.

In this role, you will find and pitch great ideas; research, report and write data-driven stories; and work with editors, designers and a multimedia team to usher your ideas from light-bulb moment to exceptional final product. The ideal candidate is a news junkie and idea machine who loves puzzles and can build a great story from scratch.

This is not a 24-hour news cycle — you are able to create long-form stories, are free from story counts and have plenty of room to hone and refine your work. Explore examples of our team’s work below:

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Hunt down, report and write exceptional stories with ambitious content goals
  • Pitch content ideas to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop compelling infographics, data visualizations and other digital content that attracts readership and encourages sharing
  • Collaborate seamlessly with editors, graphic designers, video producers and social media editors to brainstorm and produce content 

Things That Should Be in Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant coursework in journalism, communications, English, or similar
  • At least two years of experience researching and writing in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously 

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:

  • Ability to find creative, unorthodox solutions without close supervision
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Willingness to travel to
 the campuses of our partner schools as needed
  • Experience in SEO and organic marketing

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