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CAREERS


Contract Video Producer

Education Week, the nation’s premier news organization covering K-12 education, is looking for an experienced and creative video producer/editor to support a talented team of visual storytellers for a 3-4-month period. The term of the contract is flexible. The Video Producer is a member of the editorial team for Education Week with responsibility for helping to conceptualize, plan, shoot, edit, and produce video for multiple platforms, including digital and social, that reflects EdWeek’s expertise and content standards. Under the direction of the Deputy Managing Editor for Visuals, the video producer will work with other video producers, as well as other news staff and visual colleagues to produce content for multiple platforms.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide temporary support to the video team at large
  • Help conceptualize, plan, shoot, edit, and produce video for multiple platforms
  • Plan assignment coverage with reporters and editors
  • Hire, coordinate (“produce”), and negotiate freelance assignments with videographers
  • Work with the web and social media teams to distribute and promote our videos across platforms

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-5 years related experience in a news/media/information and video production
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere (After Effects strongly desired)
  • Excellent news judgment and strong story sense
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Produce content to a high technical quality

Pay scale commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, contract position that does not provide benefits.

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, work sample, and compensation requirements to: Emma Patti Harris, [email protected].

EOE


Senior Staff Accountant

The Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for day-to-day accounting functions in addition to assisting with the month-end close, preparing budget and budget reforecast data, as well as with the year-end annual audit. The Accounting Team’s focus is to deliver business results by providing timely and accurate financial data that inform decisions. The right candidate will have an attention to detail and timeliness. Additionally, a successful Senior Staff Accountant will combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Responsibilities:
• Prepare month-end close journal entries
• Reconcile general ledger account and bank account balances
• Maintaining integrity of general ledger
• Perform financial statement variance analyses
• Assist with preparation of required schedules and supporting documentation for annual audit; assisting with any direct questions from auditors
• Generate reports and data upon request
• Maintain and provide suggestions for improvement to company accounting procedures and processes
• Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus 2-4 years accounting experience
• Possess a solid understanding of the general ledger and chart of accounts
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Outstanding problem-solving ability and analytical skills

Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a 37-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers and other influencers with informed, independent and highly-respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education.

EPE is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401(k), and an on-site gym. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.

To apply to be an important member of our team, submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to Desireé Ford at [email protected]. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Account Executive, Enterprise Solutions

Education Week & EdWeek Market Brief, the nation’s leading source for coverage and analysis of the K-12 education market, seek an Account Executive (AE) to drive sales of enterprise-wide subscriptions for our digital content, research and information services.

The AE will be a key contributor to one of EdWeek’s fastest growing business and will play a critical role in our organization’s growth over the coming years. They will sell enterprise subscriptions of EdWeek’s core products (edweek.org and EdWeek Market Brief) to a defined territory of prospects from our primary customer segments: K-12 school districts; colleges/universities, and companies/organizations serving the K-12 market.

This is a hunter role that offers ownership of the entire sales process. Candidates must be able to break through to, navigate, nurture, and close buying teams with multiple stakeholders.

Benefits include the ability to leverage EdWeek’s market-leading brand and existing relationships with many prospects, a strong organizational commitment to coaching and development of each salesperson, and an established structure of management, marketing, product, technology and other support.

Desired Qualifications
• 2+ years in a consultative, hunter B2B sales role (SDRs/BDRs may be considered), with history of hitting targets.
• Experience selling enterprise/group subscription or membership-based services, information services, research, and/or other content.
• Experience selling to companies, K-12 school districts, or colleges/universities, or, a demonstrated ability to learn about and sell into niche markets.
• Excellent pre-call preparation and discovery skills. Must be able to uncover customer pain and respond to challenges with ideas and solutions that move the opportunity forward and build a foundation for long-term customer relationships.
• Relentless persistence and ability to break through to hard-to-reach prospects.
• Strong prospecting and appointment setting (email, social, phone) skills.
• Excellent pipeline management and forecasting.
• Demonstrated history of meeting KPIs/goals. Ability to thrive in a culture of accountability.
• Commitment to continuous self-improvement. Must be open to coaching and willing to learn and adapt.
• Team player with good listening, oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

At Education Week, we are expert. We are principled. We are welcoming. We are passionate. A leading authority in an ever-evolving space, we bring nearly four decades of experience to our journalism and research without bias or agenda. We offer services that create real impact, providing accessible content and resources that ignite conversations and spark action across the K-12 ecosystem.

EdWeek is located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD, within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and The Capital Crescent Trail. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, an onsite gym, and a collegial and collaborative work environment.

How to apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to [email protected]. Please include “GOS Account Executive” in the subject line. EOE.


JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP


Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship

Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.

The fellowship is meant to honor and reflect the now-retired Gregory M. Chronister, who helped lead Education Week as executive editor for 11 years, and as managing editor, associate editor, and Commentary editor for 21 years before that. Greg was known for his commitment to producing balanced, thorough, high-quality reporting that could improve American education, and for his keen eye on journalistic detail and big-picture context.

The kindness and humanity that Greg showed his colleagues in the workplace have deeply informed Education Week’s journalism, which combines independent, incisive coverage with a belief in the critical importance of a civil discourse around highly contested issues of pre-K-12 policy and practice.

Learn more and apply >


INTERNSHIPS



Photo/Video Intern

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, is searching for a talented and ambitious photo/video intern who will work to assist the prize-winning visuals team in producing all aspects of our online and print product.

The photo/video 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. Internship pay is $12.50 per hour for 29 hours a week.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Managing Editor, Visuals, 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
• Assist the video team with all steps of production
• 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

Required Qualifications:
• Proven ability as a creative visual editor, as well as a strong still and video storyteller
• Proficient in Adobe Suite
• Understanding of, and interest in, dynamic visual presentation platforms and using 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

To apply: Applicants should send cover letter, resume, references and a portfolio of your strongest work to the attention of Emma Patti Harris at [email protected].

Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Intern, EdWeek Market Brief/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 paid position that involves approximately 28 hours per week. 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: Intern, EdWeek Market Brief, to [email protected]. 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 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 [email protected] 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. 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 [email protected]. 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.

This is a paid internship. 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 [email protected]. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Research Intern

Editorial Projects In Education, Inc. (EPE), the publisher of Education Week, is currently seeking a Research Intern.

Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a 37-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers and other influencers with informed, independent and highly-respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education.

EPE is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.

The Education Week Research Center Intern will 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.

The Education Week Research Center Intern must be highly detail-oriented and display an interest in education and public policy. Skills with quantitative research and SPSS are preferred. Priority will be given to candidates who are current graduate students.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and analyze education data
  • Use Excel and SPSS to assist with data analyses
  • Analyze results from surveys of educators
  • Proofread research reports, surveys, and articles for data-driven journalism

Qualifications:

  • 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 preferred
  • Currently a graduate student in education, public policy, or social sciences

To apply to be an important member of our team, submit your resume and cover letter to: [email protected].

EOE


Education Week Press Intern

Education Week has an opening for an exciting internship working with our Knowledge Services team that focuses on curating and aggregating our content to support editorial and business objectives. This is a paid position that involves 15-25 hours per week (Monday-Friday) and can start as soon as possible with the possibility to extend through the Summer and into the Fall. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, not-for-profit media organization and support digital publishing, content curation, and audience outreach.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop various products from start to finish, including our curated digital publications (Spotlights), e-books, quizzes, and topical emails
  • Create email blasts delivering our content to our audience
  • Propose new methods of audience outreach and segmentation
  • Promote our products through social media and newsletter campaigns
  • Assist with collection and reporting of lead generation and revenue data to help inform future promotional campaigns
  • Conduct research on various aspects of the digital publishing and education media worlds to help determine future strategic focuses
  • Help with optimizing campaigns around A/B testing and search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Keyword research, ad copy, and other assistance for our Google Ads campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Background or interest in education, communications, publishing, journalism, or marketing preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with deadlines
  • Creative and innovative mindset
  • Ability to work independently with good time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to proofread copy
  • Working knowledge of Excel and basic knowledge of HTML preferred

Education Week is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro Station and the Capital Crescent Trail. Education Week is a non-profit news publication 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.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Dave Rosenzweig at [email protected].