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Editorial Lead, Education Week Teacher


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.

As the Managing Editor of the Education Week Teacher site and a member of the senior editorial team of Education Week, the person in this position helps set EPE’s strategy for serving classroom teachers and instructional leaders with news, information, opinion, service journalism, and other features that promote professional engagement, idea-sharing, and a lively but civil discourse on issues of education policy and teacher practice. He or she leads a team of staff reporters and contributing writers, complemented by a host of other contributors and content partners. The editor also works with other EPE departments to strategize ways of assisting teachers’ professional growth through online career services and other resources.

A truly cross-platform position, the job also entails developing and moderating live and virtual events and contributing to video and multimedia coverage.

Key responsibilities include: Developing and editing news stories and blog posts on teacher policy, practice, and career issues; conceptualizing and editing 2-4 special reports annually; selecting and editing freelance stories by educator-writers and identifying potential freelance contributors; managing 8-10 teacher-bloggers (including identifying and acquiring new bloggers); managing and developing editorial partnerships; conceptualizing and overseeing multimedia features (including video); overseeing website updating and development (including mobile); developing and moderating live and virtual events; overseeing social-media outreach and strategy; managing grant-fulfillment objectives and writing grant proposals and reports; and playing a leadership role in digital-journalism strategy.

Key attributes for this position: The Managing Editor of Education Week Teacher needs an entrepreneurial mindset. She or he should be comfortable pitching and developing new storytelling models; identifying and effectively advocating for new ways of serving the teacher audience; and working across departments to identify new teacher publishing products and services that advance the nonprofit mission of EPE while also helping to support the organization’s financial health and future growth.

Specific characteristics include strong news judgment, knowledge of K-12 education, and personal interest in classroom-level issues; experience in news editing and in conceptualizing and structuring stories; the flexibility to work on multiple projects and multiple platforms at once; the ability to edit different types of writers (at different levels of experience) and hone their work into compelling articles, packages, and special projects, including cross-platform “tent pole” features; strong technical skills, including experience in managing a website; a collaborative, cross-organizational work style; and adaptability to change.

Specific qualifications include
• Bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of experience in a related position.
• Standout samples of writing and editing work.
• Demonstrated experience with a range of digital storytelling and tools, and strong engagement with digital trends.
• Strong people-management skills and a knack for developing talent, both in-house and freelance.
• Strong knowledge of and interest in digital publishing, including working knowledge of SEO, analytics tools, HTML, Photoshop, blogging software, and other digital-media tools.
• Experience with a variety of social media platforms for audience development.
• Experience in audio/video production/editing a plus.
• Background in teaching or education policy a plus.

Compensation package: Salary is competitive, based on a candidate’s experience and other qualifications, and comes with excellent benefits, including opportunities for employee surplus-sharing. EPE offers a convenient and vibrant workplace just outside Washington, D.C., with an on-site gym, proximity to Metrorail and the Capital Crescent Trail, and a friendly and supportive atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.

About EPE: Editorial Projects in Education Inc., based in Bethesda, Md., is a nonprofit media organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. To learn more about EPE, visit www.edweek.org.

How to apply: Submit your resume, a letter of interest, salary expectations, and links to writing or editing samples to recruiter@epe.org. Please include “EdWeek Teacher” in the subject line.

EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Managing Producer, Education, Education Week/PBS Newshour


Location: Bethesda, MD
Beat: Education: Pre-K, K-12, higher education
Position Type: Full Time

Education Week, the nation’s premier news organization for pre-K-12 education nationwide, is looking to hire a Managing Producer responsible for Education Week’s video operation on all platforms, including television segments for the PBS NewsHour, digital video on edweek.org, and social-media platforms. The Producer manages and oversees the growth of Education Week video while carrying out the editorial strategy for coverage in accordance with editorial goals and standards. The Producer supervises the daily work of the video team, and also helps write and produce digital and television segments.

As Managing Producer, the successful candidate will:
• Serve as the editorial leader for video, working with editors, reporters, and the video team to develop and produce programming that is in sync with and integral to Education Week’s regular reporting and planning.
• Oversee editorial process for each video produced by the video team, including development, shooting, scripting, budgeting and editing, collaborating with the assigned Education Week editors and reporters throughout the process.
• Provide editorial and production guidance to the Education Week video team, with an eye toward innovation, professional growth, versatility, and ability to be nimble; manage and improve the performance of all members of the team.
• Manage the production process to ensure projects are executed on time.
• Manage the video production budget.
• Ensure the video team has the proper technical support and equipment to get the job done — cameras, editing systems, software, archiving capabilities, etc.
• Manage Education Week’s partnership with the PBS NewsHour.
• Maintain strong familiarity with local, state, and national education news, issues, and trends; and develop expert sources.
• Contribute to the development of Education Week’s video strategy, including managing content creation, platforms, monetization, social media, user experience, and analytics.

Desired Skills and Experience:
• At least 7 years of experience producing video and television programming;
• Extensive experience in journalism; Strong producing and writing skills; excellent editorial judgment;
• Experience in all aspects of production — editorial planning, schedules, and budgets;
• Experience managing and building a team;
• Experience with a wide range of video formats, including television, digital, and social;
• Understanding of the changing landscape, trends, and innovation in broadcast news and video storytelling;
• Proficient in social media;
• Proficient in Premiere, as well as other digital video and audio editing tools and media management.

The managing producer will be based in our Bethesda, Md., or New York office working with Education Week’s innovative and well-regarded staff, including the editorial team.

Please email resume, cover letter, and work samples to: Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, Managing Editor, at kmanzo@epe.org.


Producer, Education, Education Week/PBS Newshour

Education Week, the nation’s premier news organization for pre-K-12 education nationwide, is looking to hire a Producer responsible for developing broadcast and digital content for Education Week’s video operation on all platforms, including television segments for the PBS NewsHour, digital video on edweek.org, and social media. The Producer works with correspondents, editors, reporters, and videographers to conceptualize, plan, and produce stories on education topics.

Under the direction of Education Week’s managing producer and in close collaboration with the editors and correspondents, the Producer manages all steps of the production process. The Producer coordinates shoots, helps set production schedules, travels to shoot locations as needed to film footage, direct crews, and interview subjects, and is then responsible for the editing process on NewsHour reports, documentaries, web videos, and other written and visual assets. The Producer fulfills his or her duties while adhering to set budgets and timelines and ensuring that the content produced meets EdWeek’s journalistic standards.

As producer, the successful candidate will:
• Have extensive knowledge of the field of television production, journalism, and digital news video;
• Have a strong news background and experience in breaking news and meeting tight deadlines;
• Maintain up to date knowledge of current trends in journalism, television production, digital video, as well as education;
• Have the ability to work independently with limited supervision, while also following direction from the editorial team;
• Be detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Be able to work flexible schedule as required to meet needs of editorial.

Desired Skills and Experience:
• At least 5 years of experience producing video and television programming;
• Extensive experience in journalism; Strong video production skills; Excellent news judgment;
• Experience in all aspects of production — editorial planning, schedules, and budgets;
• Experience working with correspondents and editors in developing strong story lines, visual approaches;
• Experience with a wide range of video formats, including television, digital, and social;
• Understanding of the changing landscape, trends, and innovation in broadcast news and video storytelling;
• Proficient in social media;
• Proficiency in Premiere preferred, as well as other digital video and audio software tools and media management.

The Producer will be based in our Bethesda, Md., office with Education Week’s innovative and well-regarded staff, including the editorial team, as well as some remote colleagues and freelancers.

Please email resume, cover letter, and work samples to: Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, Managing Editor, at kmanzo@epe.org.

Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


BUSINESS

Chief Revenue Officer, Education Week/Editorial Projects in Education Inc.


Location: Bethesda, MD

Organization

Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers, and other influencers with independent and highly respected journalism, research, and information, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 and pre-K education. Under its flagship Education Week brand, EPE engages readers across digital, print, and broadcast platforms and through live and virtual events. We’ve been aggressive about building our nonprint operations (more than 60 percent of our publishing revenue comes from digital products and services), and this new Chief Revenue Officer position has responsibility for managing and growing our varied paid-content and marketing services/advertising operations.

EPE is an entrepreneurial nonprofit media organization with a double bottom-line focus. We combine a mission orientation with a strong desire to evolve our projects and products to serve our audience and to ensure our growth and sustainability. To learn more about EPE, visit www.edweek.org.

Position Summary

EPE’s business model revolves around our ability to serve a national and, increasingly, international audience with high-quality and largely original journalism and research. Our two largest revenue streams are generated from paid content/subscriptions and marketing services/advertising across a range of platforms and products. Some of our latest initiatives focus on digital and broadcast video, custom research and content, and a new digital subscription product that serves the education marketplace.

The Chief Revenue Officer will be responsible for meeting revenue and bottom-line goals for these two major revenue lines by leading and overseeing content sales and marketing; two distinct advertising sales and marketing operations; and our advertising operations/production team. For this job, you will need a solid understanding of the key issues and leverage points impacting paid content/subscriptions and marketing services/advertising, as well as the ability to manage a high-performance team of professionals with day-to-day responsibility for these operations. We’ll expect you to see and clearly communicate the game plan—the revenue strategy—across all marketing and sales functions; monitor the strategy as the team executes; and focus the team on executing the right goals. Although the top line is important, we also need an executive with a strong ROI focus and the ability to effectively manage expenses in support of the bottom line.

Success in this content-driven organization also requires an appreciation and respect for independent journalism and research. From its earliest days, EPE has been committed to the idea that investing in quality journalism will generate paid-content/reader revenue, and that putting readers at the center of what we do aligns our business goals with our journalistic mission. It also creates a virtuous circle, as engaged readers increase the effectiveness of our advertising/marketing services.

The Chief Revenue Officer reports to the CEO of Editorial Projects in Education and is a key member of the executive team that helps set the company’s strategic direction. You’ll also work collaboratively with senior editors of Education Week, EdWeek Market Brief, and other editorial products, our research and analytics teams, IT managers, and others.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Drive the overall paid-content and marketing services/advertising revenue strategy to meet revenue goals, and map it out across the marketing and sales teams, partnering with the CEO to ensure the strategy aligns with EPE’s mission and goals.
• Balance EPE’s core paid-content strategy and reader-first commitment with the needs of our advertisers.
• Bring a unified view of customer interactions across the marketing and sales teams and put the strategies, tools, and metrics in place that will have the greatest positive impact on revenue growth.
• Help evolve the ways our paid-content and marketing services/advertising sales and marketing departments work, and work together, to support:

  • An infrastructure where sales and marketing are fully integrated and equally responsible for revenue generation;
  • Measurement and analysis of sales and marketing productivity across the entire revenue cycle;
  • Increased sales and marketing effectiveness and efficiency; and
  • A systematic process of continuous improvement.
• Continue to build a culture of accountability across sales, marketing, and operations/production by setting the right KPIs, measuring those indicators, and tying compensation and advancement to results.
• Drive effective use of Salesforce and marketing automation/content marketing.
• Demonstrate a solid understanding of, and appreciation for, the role and importance of advertising operations/production and how it should evolve.
• Help drive enhancements to existing products and services based on customer and market insight, and provide input into new-product development.
• Provide exceptional executive leadership, coaching, and motivational skills and establish a strong track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining staff.
• Leverage solid financial skills and the ability to keep the bottom line in mind when evaluating expenditures and investments.
• Drive strategic business-unit planning, developing ambitious but reasonable revenue projections and thoughtful expense plans as part of annual budgeting and reforecasting.

Traits & Characteristics
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically and structurally, with a proven ability to identify and respond to changing media trends and audience preferences. High level of vision, aspiration, and initiative.
• Entrepreneurial mindset and a roll-up-the-sleeves work ethic; must be results-oriented and pragmatic, committed to continuous improvement, and comfortable with ambiguity and rapid rates of change.
• Demonstrated ability to identify and evaluate ways that technology can drive business value.
• Strong team-building skills; ability to gain consensus and motivate a diverse team of managers and executives. Appreciation for and ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional efforts to deliver successful outcomes.
• Proven ability to communicate with credibility and respect. A good listener who blends a consultative approach with a confident decision-making style.
• Wise arbiter who understands and embraces differences between marketing and sales, while establishing processes to ensure their coordination across the full revenue cycle.
• Clear appreciation for EPE’s mission and an ability to enthusiastically advance EPE and its work.
• Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character; demonstrated high standards of moral and ethical behavior.

Experience & Education
• Strategic sales and marketing executive with media/publishing experience.
• Experience in environments with digital publishing technologies and digital products/assets, with particular expertise in digital-content sales and advertising/marketing services.
• Understanding of digital paid-content strategies and tactics, e.g., social media trends/tactics, search engine marketing, leveraging customer analytics, building group sales.
• Knowledge of advertising trends, e.g., video, native advertising, programmatic, ad blocking, and mobile.
• Demonstrated ability to understand and manage advertising and paid-content sales funnels and pipelines.
• Thought-leadership skills, e.g., understanding key customer-value drivers and using insights to develop compelling narratives and value propositions for EPE’s products and services.
• Keen appreciation for serving an audience and a sophisticated appreciation for the ways that audience data can inform decision-making.
• Strong data and analytic skills.
• At least 15 years of professional experience, with demonstrated leadership roles. B.A./B.S. required; M.A./M.B.A. preferred.

Compensation

Compensation for the Chief Revenue Officer will reflect EPE’s nonprofit status and will also consider the candidate’s experience and skill set. EPE offers an excellent benefits package and is recognized as offering a collegial, respectful, and intellectually challenging workplace where you can grow professionally.

How to Apply To apply in confidence, please submit your resume and a letter of interest to Michele Givens at mgivens@epe.org. EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Marketing Manager, TopSchoolJobs

Education Week, the nation’s premier independent news source for K-12 education, is seeking a Marketing Manager for TopSchoolJobs (www.topschooljobs.org). This Marketing Manager implements and executes strategic content and product marketing plans that build brand awareness and affinity in the education recruitment market, strengthening perceptions with customers, and grows recruitment franchises revenue across all platforms. This role leads successful execution of all revenue funnel activities, including demand generation, lead generation, lead nurturing, and sales support for TopSchoolJobs products on both the recruiter and candidate audience segments.

The Marketing Manager is a leader in development of modern marketing skills, is a brand steward and manager for the TopSchoolJobs brand and leverages analytics and technology to accelerate revenue. The Marketing Manager will supervise marketing interns and the position requires close collaboration with numerous departments within our organization (including sales, editorial, and production) and with vendors and external partners.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree, 5-8 years of demonstrated success leveraging modern marketing strategies and tactics, including lead generation & nurturing, thought leadership, content nurturing, and social media (“a modern marketer”) with a keen focus on converting and activating audiences
• Experience leveraging marketing automation platforms (Marketo strongly preferred) for segmented and triggered campaigns
• Experience leveraging CRM platforms (Salesforce.com preferred)
• Understanding of job board strategy for the greatest ROI
• Revenue growth orientation with a commitment to domain expertise and terrain mastery
• Strong analytic, data, technology, and quantitative skills (“a growth hacker”)
• Demonstrated problem-solving and innovation ability (“an innovator”)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt to various levels of management and clients
• Competency in or ability to rapidly learn a broad technology suite, including Adobe Suite, HTML, BlueHornet, WordPress, SEO, SEM, Google Analytics, SurveyMonkey, and the Microsoft Office platform
• Commitment to our mission of serving the needs of the K-12 education market

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Working with Director of Marketing to:

  • Develop and execute positioning concepts
  • Write clear and persuasive copy for promotions
  • Execute email and advertising campaigns
  • Develop effective collateral materials
  • Execute effective paid search advertising campaigns (e.g. SEM, Facebook, LinkedIn)
• Source, attract, educate, and connect current and prospective K-12 professionals with jobs by leveraging marketing technologies (i.e. BlueHornet)
• Source, nurture, and maintain a robust pipeline of qualified sales leads across an array of market segments using external databases and lists, ad tracking technologies, CRM (Salesforce.com), and marketing automation (Marketo).

Supervisory Duties:
• Manage, train, coach, develop, and recruit junior marketing staff to continually higher levels of performance and potential
• Supervise and direct interns to meet the needs of the organization while providing them substantive work experience in the field of marketing

Compensation package: Salary is competitive, based on a candidate’s experience and other qualifications, and comes with excellent benefits, including opportunities for employee surplus-sharing. EPE offers a convenient and vibrant workplace just outside Washington, D.C., with an on-site gym, proximity to Metrorail and the Capital Crescent Trail, and a friendly and supportive atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.

About EPE: Editorial Projects in Education Inc., based in Bethesda, Md., is a nonprofit media organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. To learn more about EPE, visit www.edweek.org.

How to apply: Submit your resume, a letter of interest, salary expectations, and two samples of your work to recruiter@epe.org. Please include “TSJ Marketing Manager” in the subject line.

EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Associate Marketing Manager, Education Week

Education Week, the nation’s premier independent news source for K-12 education, is seeking an Associate Marketing Manager. The Associate Marketing Manager will develop and execute creative and strategic marketing plans designed to drive revenue growth across all Education Week print and online advertising and event sponsorship products. The display advertising side of Education Week’s business is one of the main revenue drivers of the organization and must be supported accordingly through strong, consistent, frequent marketing and sales support. The Associate Marketing Manager’s role is to promote against products and drive brand stewardship that increases and drives revenue for all assigned products and support the revenue funnel from end-to-end. All duties and responsibilities of the Associate Marketing Manager position align to the marketing funnel, falling into the following categories: demand generation, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales support, and most importantly: lead activation and conversion. The position requires close interaction with other marketing, sales, editorial, production, art, clients, and production staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree, 4-6 years of professional experience, marketing experience preferably content driven marketing; digital marketing; and product marketing experience strongly preferred
• Extensive knowledge or thirst for learning about the field of marketing
• Marketo certification or experience with marketing automation software
• Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends and tactics in marketing, including but not limited to all aspects of digital marketing
• Ability to conceive and write clear, persuasive marketing copy
• Strong analytic skills and ability to present analysis clearly with a strong focus on marketing influence on revenue and ROI of marketing efforts executed
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally with various levels of management and clients
• Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Basic skills in Adobe Suite, HTML, BlueHornet, Marketo, SalesForce.com, SurveyMonkey, and strong comfort with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet

Job Responsibilities:
• Create and implement marketing plans
• Help the Director of Marketing maintain and develop budget against fiscal year for all marketing promotional plans across all products
• Drive creation of sales-proposal presentations for all sales reps; instrumental in garnering new business of “most wanted” clients
• Plan and execute targeted sales collateral
• Develop and continually refine knowledge on the markets and customers
• Leverage key technologies in marketing efforts, including customer relationship management tools (SalesForce.com) and email marketing tools (BlueHornet and Marketo)
• Develop understanding of current customer needs and opportunities using Web analytics and survey tools and report findings
• Assist and occasionally manage from inception to completion custom research projects, leveraging key technologies, such as SurveyMonkey, and creating data analysis using PowerPoint

Compensation: Salary is competitive, based on a candidate’s experience and other qualifications, and comes with excellent benefits, including opportunities for employee surplus-sharing. EdWeek offers a convenient and vibrant workplace just outside Washington, D.C., with an on-site gym, proximity to Metrorail and the Capital Crescent Trail, and a friendly and supportive atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.

About EPE: Editorial Projects in Education Inc., based in Bethesda, Md., is a nonprofit media organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. To learn more about EPE, visit www.edweek.org.

How to Apply: Submit your resume, a letter of interest, salary expectations, and samples of your work to recruiter@epe.org. Please include “Associate Marketing Manager” in the subject line.

EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


INTERNSHIPS


News Archives Intern

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, has an opening for an archival intern to work in the EPE library. This is a position that involves 15-30 hours per week (Monday-Thursday) and pays $12.00/hour.

This internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, not-for-profit organization and gain focused, supportive training and professional experience in the field of archival librarianship. Working closely with the EPE librarian, the intern will participate in providing archival services to support the Education Week website.

Responsibilities:
• Copyedit and quality check archival content on the EdWeek website
• Edit and upload content to the EdWeek website using a CMS (Content Management System)
• Produce missing stories from the EdWeek archives and add them to the site

Qualifications:
• Background or interest in library science, K-12 education, or the news industry
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Basic knowledge of HTML preferred

EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station and the Capital Crescent Trail. EPE is a non-profit publishing organization, dedicated to informing educators nationwide about pre-K through 12 education policy issues. We offer a congenial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, just outside of Washington, D.C., with free access to our on-site gym and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. EOE.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to library@epe.org.


Digital Directions Intern, Education Week

Editorial Projects in Education periodically seeks a newsroom intern for Education Week, the respected, independent newspaper of record for K-12 education. This intern would focus on coverage of educational technology and the business of education, and help with news coverage, as well as some Web duties. This internship offers an excellent opportunity for students interested in journalism and education policy to gain focused, supportive training and professional experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Conducting research in government databases
• Fact-checking and proofreading copy
• Writing short news briefs, entries for various news blogs, and possibly some longer feature articles and news articles.
• Attending news-related events and generating ideas for news and blog coverage.

Qualifications:
The position requires strong communication skills in both print and digital media, including social media, and fluency in English language and grammar. We prefer journalism experience, or at least a thorough understanding of journalistic principles. Familiarity with AP style is a plus.

This is a full-time position of approximately 29 hours per week. Interns are paid $10 per hour. Undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students working toward a career in journalism, political science, research or education are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Send a résumé and cover letter, with the subject line: Digital Directions Intern, to edweekintern@epe.org. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Editorial Intern, Teacher

Education Week Teacher, a division of Editorial Projects in Education, is seeking an intern to help with editorial and online production work. Teacher is a popular online publication with an active readership. The site covers the teaching profession, classroom practice, education policy, and school culture. The editorial intern will help develop and write content, including blog items and articles, on a routine basis. The intern will also assist in production of online news through a content-management system and assist with social media. This is a great opportunity to hone or develop online journalism skills.

Qualifications:
• Strong writing skills.
• High level of comfort with technology.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to work independently.
• Experience with Web-editing programs is a plus.

Graduate students or college students working toward a career in journalism or education are encouraged to apply. Interns are paid $10/hour and must be able to work at least 15 hours a week for 12 to 15 weeks or longer. EPE is a nonprofit publishing organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We offer a convenient workplace in the heart of Bethesda and a friendly atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.

To apply: Send letter, résumé, and writing samples to aeteacherjob@epe.org with the subject line "Editorial Internship." Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Newsroom Intern, Education Week

Editorial Projects in Education periodically seeks a general newsroom intern for Education Week, the respected, independent newspaper of record for K-12 education. This internship offers an excellent opportunity for students interested in journalism and education policy to gain focused, supportive training and professional experience. We accept internship applications year-round.

Responsibilities include:
• Conducting research in government databases
• Fact-checking and proofreading copy
• Writing short news briefs, entries for various news blogs, and possibly some longer feature articles and news articles.
• Attending news-related events and generating ideas for news and blog coverage.

Qualifications:
The position requires strong communication skills in both print and digital media, including social media, and fluency in English language and grammar. We prefer journalism experience, or at least a thorough understanding of journalistic principles. Familiarity with AP style is a plus.

This is a part-time position of approximately 20-40 hours per week. Interns are paid $10 per hour. Undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students working toward a career in journalism, political science, research or education are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter, with the subject line: Editorial Intern-Newsroom, to edweekintern@epe.org. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Web Production Intern, edweek.org

Do you want hands-on production experience at a national daily news site and insight into the most important education policy issues of the day?

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, seeks a sharp, savvy intern to assist in operating and growing a daily news website.

Within a few weeks, interns will learn and be asked to execute most of the duties of our full-time Web producers.

Interns are paid $10 per hour. Hours cannot exceed 29 hours per week.

Responsibilities could include:
• Producing and publishing articles on edweek.org
• Enhancing stories and blog posts with visuals and other elements
• Writing for social media platforms and helping grow our social media presence
• Refreshing homepages and landing pages
• Producing e-newsletters
• Helping with the production of online events and multimedia
• Helping maintain our cadre of blogs
• Blogging and writing short articles for Education Week and edweek.org

You should already be comfortable in a daily news environment. By the end of your internship, you'll feel at ease running a content management system, editing basic HTML content, and interacting with reporters and editors.

Required:
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Strong motivation and work ethic
• An interest in public affairs, politics, and government
• Strong grammatical skills
• Journalism experience – on the job/internship or in the classroom
• Sense of humor

Desired:
• Familiarity with AP style, but willingness to accept the serial comma
• Experience with multimedia and/or Web design

Priority given to interns who can commit to 25-29 hours per week and a minimum of 4 months on the job.

EPE is a short walk from the Bethesda Red Line Metro station.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé, 2-3 writing samples and/or links that best demonstrate your skill to WebIntern@epe.org. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Photo Editing Intern, Education Week

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, has an immediate opening for a talented and ambitious photo editing intern who will work to assist the prize-winning photography team in producing and promoting visual assets for our online and print news operations.

The photo editing intern will be a key partner in supporting a vibrant digital-first news operation and will have opportunities to take the initiative in new presentation approaches and social-media strategy for the department.

Under the supervision of the Director of Photography, responsibilities will include:
• Work with editors and reporters to identify and coordinate opportunities for visual storytelling
• Work with staff to research and implement new and creative ways to display photographs online
• Utilize social media to promote photographic work to engage and build reader interest
• Work collaboratively with Web team, page designers, and editors in photo selection and display
• Assist with efforts to engage an online audience via EdWeek’s vast archival content, including both print and digital photos

While the primary tasks for this position will focus on online presentation and social-media promotion, the successful applicant will be able to assist with all tasks associated with still and/or video assignments, including research, editing, and production.

Internship pay is $10 per hour.

Priority will be given to interns who can commit to 20 hours/week and a minimum of 4 months.

Required:
• Proven ability as a creative visual editor, as well as a strong still and video storyteller
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut software programs
• Understanding of, and interest in, dynamic visual presentation platforms and use of photography to engage online audiences (via promotion tasks, social media, and search strategy)
• Experience visualizing and telling engaging stories with multimedia
• Strong motivation, a collaborative work ethic, and ability to meet deadlines
• Journalism experience – on the job/internship or in the classroom
• Sense of humor

EPE is a nonprofit publishing organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We offer a convenient workplace in the heart of Bethesda, Md., and a friendly atmosphere where employees can thrive professionally.

To apply: Applicants should send cover letter, resume, references, and a portfolio of your strongest work to the attention of Education Week’s director of photography, Charles Borst, at cborst@epe.org.

Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Live and Virtual Events Intern

Description
Editorial Project Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) seeks an intern who wants to be treated more as a team associate or colleague to actively write for, manage the content for, and develop new engagement ideas for Education Week live and virtual event’s Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages. This intern will play a pivotal role on the Events Team as we manage a growing portfolio of live and virtual events and extend the work of the leading news organization covering American K-12 education.

We seek a confident team player with a leadership/take-charge personality who can help develop, position, and promote the content of public live and virtual programs for our K-12 subscribers and new audiences alike.

Tasks
The ideal candidate possesses the ability to spearhead, collaborate, and generally drive the bus on a wide range of the activities including the following:
• Writing and editing social media for Education Week Events.
• Creating and maintaining a comprehensive social media strategy to promote live and virtual events, including monitoring blog posts from edweek.org to promote social media and webinars.
• Organizing and planning (and then evaluating results from) live and virtual events.
• Working with editorial colleagues to organize webinar speakers and the legal documentation of their virtual events.
• Identifying and selecting relevant content for edweekevents.org
• Processing photos, video, and other multimedia work from the Web for public communications
• Organizing and sometimes running cross departmental live events team meetings when the Director of Programming, Live and Virtual Events is out of the office or on travel
• Writing weekly and monthly reports analyzing the effectiveness of social media and other communications sent through this team.
• Spearheading creative and innovative projects to improve Education Week Event’s social media presence—including use of LinkedIn, Storify, Wordpress, or other communication tools.

The editorial events intern works under the direct supervision of the Director of Programming, Live and Virtual Events, and with the Events Content Associate in collaboration with many other EPE departments including—Research Center, Editorial, Sales and Marketing, Art and Photography Departments, Finance, and Production.

Qualifications
The candidate for this position should possess a working knowledge of both education and media and have an outstanding grasp of Facebook, Twitter and a working knowledge of the social media platforms listed above. The candidate should have strong communication skills both written and verbal. We prefer big-picture thinkers who possess a sound aptitude for details in both longer-form written content and social media content development. Web-production experience, understanding of graphics and photo editing and moderate HTML skills are a plus, but not required. Experience with organizing events is highly valued.

Self-motivated, reliable, prompt candidates with a strong work ethic and a highly developed sense of humor excel here. You must be able to meet deadlines, juggle several tasks simultaneously, work under pressure, and then know how to enjoy yourself.

Education Week needs a commitment of 20+ hours per week for its part time interns, preferring two to three days a week. Interns are paid $10 per hour.

Undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Go-getters most highly sought after.

We especially welcome associates with an interest in K-12 education, media and journalism, event promotions, event marketing, social media communications, public relations, and/or production experience.

With the 2016 elections coming, we expect to be producing live and virtual events around the national elections. If you are particularly interested in the politics of K-12 education, we encourage you to apply.

We are Metro-accessible, a short walk from the Red Line in downtown Bethesda.

Please send cover letter, resume, and/or links to work that best demonstrates your skill to:

Matthew Cibellis
Director of Programming, Live & Virtual Events
Education Week
6935 Arlington Road
Bethesda, Md. 20814

or

e-mail to mcibellis@epe.org.


Information Technology Intern

Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) is the national business-to-business publisher of a highly-respected portfolio of news, analysis, and research for K-12 policymakers, researchers, educators and other education influencers. Our work is disseminated through live events, digital platforms, and print and we generate revenue from paid content and advertising, with additional contributions from grant funding. You can see some of our work at edweek.org.

Technology is strategically important to EPE and has become a major organizational focus.

We are seeking an intern who can work between 10 and 20 hours per week to help support work around our network infrastructure and our digital operations. Interns are given substantive work and are important contributors to our success.

A significant proportion of your time will be spent assisting our staff with a range of project-based assignments, e.g.:

  • Business process improvement initiatives
  • Ongoing systems/application documentation
  • Communications technology needs assessment
  • Early stage work around an enterprise database
  • Refinement of technology Key Performance Indicators
  • Content Management System assessment
There may also be some regular hands-on technology tasks such as assisting with network optimization, monitoring KPIs, etc. You will be asked, as available, to participate in on-site meetings.

This position reports to the Publisher and will also work closely with the Chief Technology Officer and the Systems Manager. This is a paid internship. Preference will be given to candidates who can work through the school year, and there is the possibility of full-time summer work. Excellent communication skills, experience with some combination of networks, mobile devices, web development, office computing, social media, and/or web analytics tools, the ability to learn new tools and interfaces, and the ability to think strategically are all important.

Our offices are metro-accessible (a short walk from the Red Line in downtown Bethesda). We are willing to consider some combination of in-office and virtual work for the right candidate.

If this internship sounds like a good fit, please send a cover letter, resume, and samples and/or links to relevant work to: ITIntern@epe.org

or

IT Intern
Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
6935 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Equal Opportunity Employer


News Library Intern

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, occasionally has openings for a news library intern to work in the EPE library. This is a position that involves 20-30 hours per week and pays $12.00/hour. The internship is designed to be a year long. Currently, we don't have an opening but we encourage applications to be submitted and kept on file for future openings.

This internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, not-for-profit organization and gain focused, supportive training and professional experience in the field of special and news librarianship. Working closely with the EPE librarian, the intern will participate in providing information services to support the activities of an energetic and dedicated staff of reporters, editors, and web and research professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide research and reference support for staff
  • Respond to reference requests from outside clients, via email and telephone
  • Perform book and serial cataloging, check-in and light shelving of materials in the library
  • Respond to requests to reprint EPE content
  • Add content and update the Education Week website and internal wiki
  • Work on a variety of projects with the Knowledge Services Department and Research Center

Qualifications:

  • Background or interest in library science, K-12 education, or the news industry
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)

EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station and the Capital Crescent Trail. EPE is a non-profit publishing organization, dedicated to informing educators nationwide about pre-K through 12 education policy issues. We offer a congenial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, just outside of Washington, D.C., with free access to our on-site gym and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. EOE

Please send letters of interest and resumes to: library@epe.org.


Production and Ad Operations Intern

Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) is offering a paid fall internship in the Production Department. This job offers the opportunity to learn about the print and online publishing industry, including advertising and marketing, issue planning, page layout, and general business and accounting functions, from inside an entrepreneurial, multi-platform publishing company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Layout and proof print recruitment ad pages using existing Adobe InDesign templates
  • Assist in weekly newsletter production
  • Collaborate with sales and accounting staff to provide high-quality and often time-sensitive deliverables
  • Schedule, post, and manage online recruitment ads using various databases and Excel spreadsheets
  • Format print ads and review ad specifications for sales quotes
  • Process incoming orders, pull and proof weekly billing reports
  • Process department billing, both print and online
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:
  • Basic familiarity with Adobe InDesign CS3 or higher
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook and Excel 2007
  • Ability to learn new applications quickly
  • Ability to succeed under tight deadlines, work well within and across departments, and shift task priorities as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail and schedules
  • Fun-loving attitude and an excellent sense of humor are a must!

Please send your resume and cover letter to Kevin Kemp, Advertising Production Coordinator at kkemp@epe.org. Please include the phrase "Production Intern" in the subject line.

EPE is a nonprofit publishing organization dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding about important issues in American education. We are the publisher of Education Week newspaper, edweek.org, several annual and semi-annual research reports, as well as other resources for K-12 educators and policymakers. We offer a collegial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, MD, within walking distance of the red line metro. EOE.


Education Policy Research Intern

The Education Week Research Center is hiring for a paid internship position. Interns work closely with a small but lively research staff to produce influential publications and Web-based content that provide information on efforts to improve teaching and learning. The work is primarily research and analytic in nature, rather than editorial. Tasks may include compiling and analyzing education data from state and federal sources, conducting literature reviews, updating Web content, reviewing Research Center products, and taking on a few clerical functions.

Candidates must be highly detail-oriented and display an interest in education and public policy.

Desired skills include:

  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of assignments
  • Strong analytical skills for reviewing education data and policies
  • Attention to detail for managing data and contact information in spreadsheets
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Familiarity with surveys, and market research
  • Familiarity with SPSS desirable but not required

Priority will be given to candidates who are current graduate students or recent college graduates. The internship will have a flexible start date between September and October. It will continue through January 2017 for 25-29 hours per week. A strong possibility exists for an intern wishing to continue beyond the fall semester to stay on through spring 2017. Our office is located just 7 miles north of downtown Washington, D.C., and within a 10-minute walk of the Bethesda, Maryland Metro station.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to: ResearchJobs@epe.org.