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Contract Reporter/Writer, EdWeek Market Brief

EdWeek Market Brief, a business-focused publication that covers the K-12 marketplace, is seeking a contract reporter/writer.

Based in Bethesda, MD, EdWeek Market Brief, is a digital-first publication and membership service that produces journalism, analysis, and original data on the K-12 market. One of the primary objectives of EdWeek Market Brief is to give companies, nonprofits, and other organizations that are either doing business with schools or studying the market insights on schools’ most pressing needs and priorities.

EdWeek Market Brief’s parent company is Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), a nonprofit 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 also oversees the digital-first publication Education Week.

Job Summary
This position requires solid business reporting skills and a strong curiosity and interest in K-12 issues. We need someone who is digitally savvy, conscientious, and solution-focused, who thrives in the fast-paced and ever-changing environment that is digital news, and who is willing to take on multiple tasks as assigned.

This is a one-year, temporary contract reporter/writer position that will require approximately 32 hours of work per week. Compensation will be on an hourly wage of between $40 and $45 an hour, based on skills and experience. The ability to do some work out of our Bethesda, MD, office is preferred, but we will consider all candidates that apply.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Reporting and writing on trends and breaking news developments in the K-12 market
• Promoting content and reaching new audiences via social-media
• Participating in webinars and other live events
• Helping with in-depth research we’re conducting on the marketplace.

Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree, 1-3 years related experience in a news/media/information organization.
• A strong grasp of business issues, including the flow of venture capital, the work of publicly traded and privately-operated companies, and business strategy.
• Knowledge of the field of K-12 education or a hunger to learn more about it.
• Strong news judgment; ability to recognize news and trends in education and conceptualize appropriate stories and other content with an eye to audiences of district leaders and educational technology leaders.
• Skilled research, reporting, and writing abilities.
• Curiosity about reader analytics and the ability to use data about audience trends to steer content.
• Strong desire and ability to embrace and learn new technologies.

EdWeek Market Brief and its parent organization, 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Accountant

The Senior 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


Visuals Editor

Education Week is looking for a dynamic, creative Visuals Editor to join our newly formed Visual and Immersive Experiences team. The team works with departments across the company to provide high quality visual storytelling in a variety of mediums. Come inspire and empower our audience with us!

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

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.

Reporting to the Deputy Managing Editor, the Visuals Editor will be responsible for managing photography for our products, editing video and interfacing with editors on visuals ideas.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Work collaboratively with editors and producers on EdWeek’s Web team to ensure that high-quality, timely, and relevant news images, video, and/or other multimedia packages are available for news items published throughout the day and week.
• Monitor photo workflow throughout production and proofing process
• Photograph or shoot video at live events, in studio, and in other capacities as needs arise Edit video on a project basis
• Work with video producers on development of stories including proofing pitches, editing scripts and helping with video production.
• Collaborate with social media team to create visual assets
• Interface with editors on visual ideas for stories

Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in Visual Journalism or other visuals-related communications degree; two years of related leadership and visual journalism experience in media-related field
• Strong visual journalist with extensive knowledge of photo and video technology
• Possess excellent news judgment, with an ability to recognize news and handle a range of visual assignments with speed and sound professional judgment
• Ability to provide visual storytelling guidance to other content teams by being able to conceptualize and deliver compelling visual work, and to articulate visual concepts and standards with clarity and confidence
• Excellent photo-editing skills, with the ability to choose one single image or build a contextual, multi-photo story package
• Self-starter and able to work independently
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally with various levels of management and clients
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere, and good working familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, latest digital display applications, and relevant Internet publishing platforms
• Experience with Adobe After Effects is a plus

Education Week 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.

Education Week is an equal opportunity employer.

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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

Education Week, the respected, independent media outlet on K-12 education, is seeking a general newsroom intern for the fall.

Education Week is America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a 38-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. We are 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.

This paid internship offers an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in journalism and education policy to gain focused, supportive training and professional experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Conducting research in government databases
• Fact-checking
• Writing short news briefs, entries for various news blogs, and possibly some longer feature articles and news articles for publication online and in print
• Attending news-related events and generating ideas for news and blog coverage
• Compiling topical e-newsletters

Qualifications and skills:
• Strong communication skills in both print and digital media, including social media
• Fluency in English language and grammar
• Journalism experience, or at least a thorough understanding of journalistic principles
• Familiarity with AP style is a plus
• Must be available to work at least 20 hours a week

Education Week 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.

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, America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. 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.

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.

The EdWeek Press Intern will work 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 Spring. 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].


Development Intern

Education Week the leading source of independent, hard-hitting news and information on the education world is seeking a Development Intern.

Education Week is 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 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.

Education Week 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 Development department is a crucial division within Education Week. The revenue driven by this department’s operation has been key to the organizations historical excellence in nonprofit journalism. Education Week works constantly to grow and innovate, by increasing editorial capacity, advancing digital storytelling, and serving its audience across media platforms. All that work has been supported, in part, by philanthropic dollars.

As Education Week continues to build on its success, the Development department is hiring a Development Intern to our growing and collaborative team.

The individual that will excel in this position will be highly motivated, interested in expanding his/her skill sets relating to fundraising, nonprofit management, communications, and marketing, and excited by the opportunity to help support the mission of an industry-leading nonprofit media company. The Development Intern will contribute to new lines of development work to strengthen and expand our fundraising efforts. The position will work with the Director of Development to support Education Week’s Vice President and Development department in a full range of fundraising initiatives.

The hourly rate for this paid internship is $12.50 per hour, with an expected commitment of 20 to 29 hours per week. Strong consideration will be given to candidates able to commit to the position through the end of August 2020. Seeking candidates that can start by October 21, 2019.

Responsibilities
• Play a supporting role in grant administration, writing, and reporting
• Assist in researching new fundraising prospects to diversify Education Week's grant revenue
• Draft, proofread, and edit documents, including presentations, proposals, emails, and reports
• Support the Director of Development with database buildout—building processes to track and report on grant funding
• Work on special projects as applicable that will support the advancement of Education Week's development goals
• Assist with tracking award submissions, outcomes, and monitor prospective awards
• Participate, with due preparation, in meetings needed to further Education Week's products, projects, and priorities
• May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree, or in process of obtaining, 0-1 years related experience
• Basic knowledge or interest in the field of nonprofit fundraising/development
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Outlook. Advance knowledge of Excel
• Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Strong desire and ability to embrace and learn new technologies (Preferred knowledge and understanding of database systems)
• Ability to work independently with some supervision, good time management, organizational and prioritization skills
• Extremely ethical, conscientious, and displays a high level of integrity
• Fundamental understanding of access, sales force, and foundation directory online

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