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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


Video Producer

Education Week is looking for a creative, enthusiastic Video Producer to join our 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 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. 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 Video Producer will work with the other members of the Visuals Team to produce high-quality, digital videos to be distributed across platforms.

Responsibilities:
• Work closely with Ed Week editors and reporters to conceive, film and edit video projects that will be distributed across multiple digital platforms
• Shoot video at live events, in studio, and in other capacities as needs arise Edit video on a project basis
• Keep projects on budget, brand and time
• Support staff with video research needs and requests, including archival video and discover editorial clips for stories.
• Help maintain video archives
• Collaborate with social media team to create visual assets

Qualifications:
• Experienced storyteller, who is able to craft an impactful story from short to long form.
• Possess excellent news judgment, with an ability to recognize news and handle a range of visual assignments with speed and sound professional judgment
• Must be able to make quick decisions under deadline in newsroom setting
• Self-starter and able to work independently
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally with various levels of management
• 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
• Bachelor’s degree in Visual Journalism or other visuals-related communications degree
• 2 years experience

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.

Education Week is an equal opportunity employer.

Click HERE to apply to be an important member of our team!


Social Media Producer

Education Week is looking for Social Media Producer to join our Audience Engagement and Analytics team.

About Education Week

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 nearly 40-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 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.

Job Summary

The Social Media Producer will work with teams across the company, including editors, reporters, audience development team, and will report to the Social Media and Audience Engagement Strategist. You will work with teams across the company to carry out decisions on social strategy, social posting, social promotion, and social advertising/sponsorship. You will also be responsible for measuring social impact, moderating conversations on social and on our site and providing guidance/training to staff on social media best practices. We’re looking for someone who can ensure our social feeds adhere to the high journalistic standards we set for our content, which executing smart strategies to increase engagement and trust with loyal fans and new readers.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

• Write and schedule organic posts for official EdWeek accounts on major platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Instagram)
• Support and execute campaigns for editorial, marketing and branded initiatives and suggest ways to optimize performance in the future
• Contribute to our evolving social strategy by identifying ways to reach our social goals.
• Manage and grow unique branded communities, such as our Facebook Group, The EdWeek Homeroom
• Understand the social media universe and stay current with social media trends, tools, platforms and resources to achieve the best performance possible
• Partner with key cross-functional teams to gather key priorities that need to be socialized
• Collaborate with in-house visual team on needs and best practices for content
• You have excellent writing and editing skills, strong news judgement, the ability to work collaboratively, and 1+ years of experience in social media marketing and/or journalism
• Bachelor’s degree is required.

Benefits and Perks

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 and we encourage all individuals to apply. All applications received will be considered on merit.

If you feel comfortable doing so please feel free to note which pronouns you use in your application (for example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, ze/zir/zirs, etc.)

Education Week will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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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



Intern, EdWeek Market Brief/Education Week

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. 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.

Job Summary
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 is a paid internship that offers an excellent opportunity for students interested in journalism and education policy to gain focused, supportive training and professional experience. This is a paid internship that would require a commitment of as close to 29 hours per week as possible.

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 and Duties
• 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 and Skills:
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.

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.

Click HERE to apply!

EOE


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.

Job Summary
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 and Duties
• 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 and Skills
• 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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Education Week is an Equal Opportunity Employer.