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EDITORIAL


Assistant Managing Editor for Visuals

Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. (EPE), the publisher of Education Week, is currently seeking an Assistant Managing Editor (AME) for Visuals.

The AME for Visuals is a crucial part of the newsroom leadership team at Education Week, a role that is one-part innovative storyteller, one-part driven team leader, and one-part content strategist/entrepreneur.

We have a great tradition of excellence in photojournalism, and we’ve made big strides in video in recent years. What we need to do next is integrate visual thinking into our story development process and create new possibilities for connecting with our audience in useful and engaging ways. We need to establish a visual identity on digital platforms. We need to build on our photojournalism tradition to further differentiate ourselves in a competitive field of digital natives.

The new AME for Visuals will supervise a team of eight visual journalists, including correspondents, producers and editors. The AME for Visuals will work closely with newsroom editors, our Creative Director and distribution partners, to collaborate on visual and video opportunities that maximize our expertise in the field and our reach to the right audiences.

Key Responsibilities:
• Serving as editorial leader of news visuals and video in the newsroom
• Developing and editing a robust stream of web video that is creative, compelling, and strategically smart
• Overseeing EPE’s correspondents
• Managing EPE’s broadcast relationship with PBS NewsHour
• Leading the photo and video teams and their professional development, and managing those groups’ budgets
• Working with the Chief Content Officer to develop partnerships that support EPE’s business goals

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree, and five to seven years of experience in a related position
• Standout samples of video 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
• Experience with a variety of social media platforms for audience development
• Experience developing partner relationships for distribution or content creation
• Experience in audio/video production/editing a plus
• Background in teaching or education policy a plus
• Passionate visual journalist with an innovative spirit and a drive to understand and service our audience
• Appreciation for EPE’s mission in the education community is essential, but a background in education content is not
• Experienced leader who can coach a team to excellence and articulate a vision for our visual operations to stakeholders
• Strong news judgment, video storytelling, and editing expertise
• Experience in social distribution channels and partnerships
• Strategic content planning
• Flexibility to work on multiple projects at once
• Adaptability to change

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, a letter of interest, salary expectations, and links to writing or editing samples to [email protected]. Please include “AME for Visuals” in the subject line.

EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 >


KNOWLEDGE SERVICES


Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist

It’s an exciting time to join Education Week and Editorial Projects in Education (EPE). With a 35-year history of serving the nation’s leading pre-K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, and other influencers with independent and highly respected journalism, research, data, and community, Education Week remains the pre-eminent resource in the field. We’re also in the midst of a significant transformation of our digital presence to transform reader experience and support our mission and business goals.

As a part of this work, we’ve created this new position of Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist to reflect the crucial role of social media in reaching and engaging with our audience communities. We seek a strategic individual who will lead efforts to deepen and grow our social media efforts, someone who is ready to guide our efforts through the continued transformation of the most highly respected news organization in K-12 education.

Position Summary
The Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist will lead a social media team, including the social media manager (your direct report), as well as stakeholders from other departments, including editors, reporters, audience development team, and more. We have done significant work laying the groundwork in cross-departmental social media efforts and are looking to you to lead the team to the next level.

You will build communities across EPE’s brands, including Education Week, Marketbrief, and TopSchoolJobs. We are a mission-driven organization looking to build meaningful relationships with our readers and subscribers in support of improving K-12 education in America. We’re looking for someone with a strong understanding of digital engagement and social audience behaviors.

We see social media serving both editorial engagement and business functions and want you to help us do both things better, while meeting the needs of internal stakeholders and our readers. We’re looking for someone who can think big picture while executing smart strategies to increase engagement and trust while also helping to turn our fans into registrants and subscribers.

The Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist reports to the Director of Audience Engagement and Knowledge Services. You will be a key partner to her in helping to increase and enhance our audience reach, better understand our readers, and position EPE for continued, ongoing success.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts to increase reader reach and engagement and increase our penetration with specific, targeted communities within our audience.
  • Support revenue goals, by creating new product opportunities and sustaining or improving performance of existing products. Manage the successful execution of paid social sponsorships.
  • Set growth targets and develop action plans to meet them. Use tracking tools and data to analyze user behavior, track the success of tactics, and show progress toward goals.
  • Coordinate organic and paid social media campaigns, including optimizing paid social for maximum ROI.
  • Create organization-wide social media policy, help reporters and others optimize their social outreach and serve as an internal provider of best-practices for newsroom.
  • Lead efforts to have two-way conversations with key education constituents in support of mission, journalism, and community building.
  • Develop and enforce a consistent voice across social media where appropriate.
  • Ensure that social media efforts across the organization comply with copyright law.
  • Build a comprehensive approach to developing, distributing, and presenting content to a social audience, including content from across our publications as well as social-native content. Collaboratively develop launch plans for stories.
  • Work with a diverse group of internal stakeholders and balance the needs of our editorial efforts, business teams, and efforts to support our grant-funded work. Collaborate with our editorial, marketing, advertising and events teams.
  • Stay abreast of the evolution of social media platforms, and make recommendations for experimentation, adoption and sunsetting of platforms based on strategic priorities.
  • Develop and execute a strategy for social video.
  • Develop strategy for the moderation of comments on social media and on our website.
  • Manage the social media budget, including recommending and implementing tools to support social media work.
  • Manage, support, and develop the social media manager, your direct report.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • You understand that social media goes beyond posting content and get excited about the audience and engagement side of the equation.
  • You are experienced in writing for social media and can own the voice of a brand. You have a strong record of community management and community building experience.
  • You are goal focused and can set growth targets and develop action plans to meet them. You are excited by the numbers, the data and analytics that can support your ability to improve your work.
  • You uphold and respect high journalistic integrity and excel at promotion.
  • You can collaborate with diverse colleagues from across the organization.
  • You understand fair use and copyright infringement and understand why it’s so important.
  • You have 4-7 years of experience in journalism, social media, and/or digital marketing.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

Compensation
Compensation for the Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist is competitive and will consider the candidate’s experience and skill set. EPE is recognized as a collegial, respectful, and intellectually challenging workplace. We also offer an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply
To apply in confidence, please submit your resume and a letter of interest to [email protected]. EPE welcomes applications from any individual regardless of race, ethnic identification, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. All applications will be considered on merit. EPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


INTERNSHIPS


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 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: Digital Directions Intern, 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.


Editorial Commentary Intern, Education Week

Editorial Projects in Education seeks a Web-savvy intern to support the editors of the opinion section of Education Week, the respected, independent newspaper of record for K-12 education. This internship offers an excellent opportunity for a current student or recent graduate to gain online (and print) experience in a busy news organization. The internship entails working closely with the editors of the Commentary section of our award-winning website, edweek.org, which edits and publishes opinion essays on education policy.

Responsibilities include:
• Screening and evaluating opinion essay submissions
• Continuing to build Education Week Commentary’s social-media presence
• Monitoring opinion blogs and other online projects
• Assisting in production of online Commentaries, letters to the editor, blogs, and multimedia projects
• Updating relevant sections of edweek.org
• Fact-checking, proofreading, and other editorial duties

Qualifications: The position requires a high level of comfort with Web production and technology, strong writing skills, attention to detail and organization, creativity, and an ability to work independently. Previous experience with social-media management and promotion is strongly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work up to 20 hours a week in the office.

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 internship pays $12.00/hour.

To apply: Send cover letter, two writing samples, and resume to [email protected] or to Education Week, Dept. ER, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. 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.


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.

This is a paid position. 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 [email protected].

Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Education Week Press Intern

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of 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 business objectives. This is a paid position that involves 15-25 hours per week (Monday-Friday) and can start as soon as possible or start as a summer internship, with the possibility to extend. 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 include:
• Create and develop various products including our curated digital publications (Spotlights), e-books, quizzes, and topical emails
• Create email blasts delivering our content to our audience
• Build audience segments for targeted promotions and propose new methods of audience outreach
• 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 testing and search engine optimization
• Assist with fulfillment of book distribution partnership agreements with digital libraries

Qualifications:
• Background or interest in education, communications, publishing, journalism, or marketing
• 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

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.

To apply: Applicants should send cover letter and resume to David Rosenzweig at [email protected]. EOE.


Audience Development Intern—GOS

Description
Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, has an immediate opening for an Audience Development Intern. The candidate will support the Group Online Subscription (GOS) division of Audience Development with prospect curation for edweek.org and EdWeek Market Brief publications, database building and assist in special projects that service EPE’s strategic goals. This position is project-based expected to last up to 4 months.

Under the supervision of the Digital Content Sales & Marketing Manager, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Develop prospect lists the GOS team in building lists for marketing campaigns using Microsoft Excel
• Contact key decision-makers, including appointment setting, cold-calling and other preliminary sales activities
• Prospect research and analysis of opportunities (by school district, company, university size, budget etc.)
• Help set up email templates and calling scripts
• Help with prospect onboarding into platforms including Salesforce.com
• Discovery and evaluation of new tools and processes to optimize data collection and lead generation

Requirements
• Experience with Microsoft Office, emphasis on medium to strong skills with Excel in particular)
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks/projects at any given time
• Ability to work efficiently and effectively with online marketing databases for prospect curation
• Ability to research and propose solutions for GOS as requested

Other
• Compensation: This is a paid position.
• Four to five shifts per week desired, up to 29 hours/week. Flexible scheduling available.
• Business casual environment.

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, conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station, with free access to our on-site gym, and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. If you thrive in a fast-paced, detail oriented, team environment, this position just might be for you!

How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to Attn: Ryan Lanier – EPE GOS INTERN at [email protected]

Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Audience Development Assistant/Intern

Description
Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), publisher of Education Week and edweek.org is seeking an audience development assistant to help build circulation/traffic, acquire audiences for live and virtual events, and to maintain a positive customer experience.

This part-time position is part of EPE's internship program and is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates looking for real-world experience in digital marketing, copy writing, customer management, and the use several leading business technology platforms—all at a leading, national publication. This is a paid, part-time position for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Business Communications, Marketing, Advertising, or Business Development.

Responsibilities
• Assist with email, print, online, and social marketing projects
• Analyze trends of key performance indicators and report on changes to stakeholders
• Assist with in-depth reporting of marketing performance metrics
• Help to update and further develop new web-based products and services
• Create, analyze, and update reports using a variety of analytic tools, MS Excel, and cloud databases
• Identify and analyze recurring customer/user problems and report to stakeholders
• Assist customers/users via telephone and email.

Requirements & Skills
• Excellent internet research and data analysis skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail is a MUST
• Excellent skills with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, especially Excel
• Basic web design skills are a plus
• Social media marketing skills are a plus

Hours
• The ideal candidate will be available for 20-29 hours per week.

How to Apply
Resumes with cover letter should be e-mailed to Jeson Jackson via [email protected].

EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station.

EPE is a non-profit publishing organization, dedicated to informing educators nationwide about pre-K through 12 education policy issues. We offer a convenient workplace in the heart of Bethesda, an on-site gym, and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. EOE.


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 [email protected]. 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.


Marketing Intern

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

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 Marketing Intern position is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious current student or recent graduate looking for real-world experience in email marketing, search-engine marketing, social media marketing, lead nurturing, customer relationship management, and the use of several leading business intelligence platforms. The most important characteristic of this team is flexibility and adaptability. Our job is to help the sales team drive revenue by enhancing their conversations through marketing campaigns.

Ideal candidates will have a basic knowledge and/or interest in the field of Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, and/or Journalism; dedicated to the mission of Education Week, edweek.org and EPE.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in diverse marketing efforts: mass emails, surveys, social media, competitive analysis, search engine marketing (SEM) and optimization (SEO), Web design and content management, ad design, copywriting, proof-reading, research, video marketing, etc.
  • Entering, analyzing, reporting, and leveraging website, email, and social media data to support business objectives.
  • Writing copy for TopSchoolJobs’ and AMS key social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and monitoring accounts daily.
  • Developing and maintaining communication in a cooperative and professional manner with readers and other members of the education community, clients, vendors, and all levels of EPE staff, treating them all with dignity, respect, and courtesy, taking responsibility for creating an environment of trust and open communication, and addressing any barriers to meeting that goal.
  • Participating, with due preparation, in meetings needed to further EPE products, projects, and priorities.
  • Performing a variety of other administrative tasks to support the sales and marketing teams.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or in process of obtaining a degree; 0-1 years related experience.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of marketing and/or advertising.
  • Positive attitude, solution orientated, excellent problem-solving skills, proactive demeanor, passion for learning.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, good time management, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, good team player, willingness to assist others, and share expertise.
  • Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong desire and ability to embrace and learn new technologies, and ability to think strategically about use of new and emerging technologies.
  • Willingness to try new things, ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and ability to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

To apply to be an important member of our team, submit your resume and cover letter to Bryarly Richards . 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. We encourage candidates to apply throughout the year and will keep resumes on file for future openings. 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: [email protected].


Digital Operations Intern

The Digital Operations internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, not-for-profit organization and gain focused and professional experience in the field of digital operations and web development. Working closely with the Director of Digital Operations and Web developers, the intern will be a key partner in supporting a vibrant digital-first news operation.

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

Under the supervision of the Digital Operations Director, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to spearhead and collaborate on a wide range of the activities including:

  • Providing project support for many of our development operations initiatives
  • Assisting with development workflow, i.e. reviewing requests, prioritizing, etc.
  • Performing and managing User Tests and QA
  • Generating weekly and monthly KPI reports analyzing the performance of web properties
  • Maintain and clean-up of existing files on shared drives, along with new file structures (taxonomy/hierarchy)
  • Assisting in managing the Digital Operations wiki pages and providing frequent updates
  • Assisting in the capture, organizing and cataloging of project and technology information in wiki and on Share drive
  • Other duties as required

Desired skills include:

  • Ability to work on Windows and Mac OS platforms
  • High level of comfort with technology, and ability to learn new applications quickly
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS; working knowledge of PHP, and JavaScript/jQuery for prototyping
  • Familiarity with responsive web design, and responsive framework, i.e. Bootstrap
  • Familiarity with CMS administration/maintenance/development (WordPress and/or Drupal)
  • Familiarity with code optimization, debugging, and testing
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting and fixing issues surrounding browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE8+) and OS compatibility
  • Familiarity with core concepts of web development quality assurance
  • Experience with multimedia and/or Web design
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop
  • Familiarity with multidisciplinary digital functions
  • Familiarity with creation of wireframes, user scenarios, task flows, competitive analysis, and heuristic evaluations
  • Understanding of HTTP Status Codes, Protocols and Errors, 400, 401, 403, 404, 405, 500; 301/302 redirects, and Apache rewrites
  • Familiarity with SEO, Google Analytics, and SEM
  • Understanding of LAMP managements
  • Familiarity with cloud hosting (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Familiarity with source control systems such as Git
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, or similar tracking/reporting tools
  • Ability to work well within and across departments
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks/projects at any given time
  • Ability to succeed under tight deadlines, and shift task priorities as needed
  • Strong motivation and work ethic
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of humor, or the ability to count 01 through 11

This is a paid internship. EPE also provides sick leave for interns. Interns accrue 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 56 hours in a year.

Priority will be given to interns who can commit to 27 hours per week, and a minimum of 3 months on the job. Preferably 4 to 5 days a week.

EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station and the Capital Crescent Trail. We offer a collegial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, MD, just outside of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the red line metro.

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


IT Systems Operations Intern

The candidate will support the IT team with helpdesk service and assist in special projects that service EPE’s strategic goals.

Schedule/Hours: 10-20 per hours per week during the school year and 20-29 hours per week during the summer.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Support the IT team in the maintenance of computer hardware, software and other systems
  • Assist with Help Desk Ticketing System
  • Imaging workstations and laptops
  • Deploying patches, scripting software deployments
  • Giving a hand with ongoing organization of server room
  • Cabling and physical networking
  • Help with new user onboarding
  • Creating/revising infrastructure documentation and schematics
  • Helping build out IT wiki with FAQs, SOPs
  • Antivirus monitoring/alerts follow up
  • VMware support and administration
  • Wi-fi troubleshooting and optimization
  • Help improve conference room tech
  • Working on monitor-messaging in office project
  • Assist in brownbags or process oriented presentations
  • Helping set up teleworking and hoteling for renovation
  • Discovery and evaluation of new collab tools (Yammer, Chatter et al)
  • Active Directory administration
  • Management of loaner library, maybe
  • Troubleshoot issues with IT equipment including printers, computers, tablets, cell phones as well as software applications
  • Assists with installing cabling and end user devices
  • Vendor research (e.g. Content Strategy consultants, SEM agencies, BI, iPaaS, KiteDesk, InsideSales, BlueHornet, etc.)
  • Data management (e.g. data quality assessment, hygiene, enrichment, analysis)

Requirements:

  • Experience with tier 1 helpdesk support, A+ basic hardware tasks
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks/projects at any given time
  • Ability to work on Windows or Mac OS platforms
  • Ability to research and propose resolutions for IT issues reported by the members of the user community

Other
Compensation: This is a paid position. Flexible scheduling available. Three shifts per week desired. Business casual environment.

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter Attn: Aaron Aleiner – EPE IT INTERN to [email protected].