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Assistant Editor, K-12

Post Date:Feb 27, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Competitive
Location: United States - California - Burlingame Job Reference:
Job Description:

EdSurge is looking for a K-12 editor who is passionate about the people and ideas that shape how learners learn and teachers teach. This editor plays a key role in defining our coverage of the K-12 community of entrepreneurs, tech-smart educators and students they aim to serve. The ideal candidate will possess a knack for reporting and a keen eye for finding storytellers.

This editor will possess an obsessive interest in the news and conversations happening in the K-12 community, planning, assigning and reporting stories as needed. You will also serve as the voice of our weekly newsletter geared for K-12 educators.

You’re the kind of person who wonders:

  • How can technology dramatically improve teaching and learning for all teachers and students?

  • What’s really working? What’s not? Where is this rapidly evolving industry headed?

  • What do schools, companies and investors need to know?

In this job you will:

  • Keep daily pulse on K-12 news and stories and organize coverage (or report as needed).

  • Manage our highly-regarded “Instruct” newsletter, aimed for K-12 educator audience.

  • Recruit and manage editorial relationships with contributing writers.

  • Edit articles from staff and contributing writers.

  • Represent EdSurge at events.

  • Assist in the creation and delivery of weekly newsletters, podcasts and other media.

  • Develop new ways to grow our online audience.

*    +3 years of experience in a K-12 environment, preferably as a teacher or administrator.

* Outstanding writing and editing chops.

* A passion for learning—and obsessive curiosity about the role technology is playing.

* Ability to work independently under deadlines with minimal guidance.

* Strong interpersonal communication skills.

* Experience with different social media platforms.

* Broad understanding of major education issues.

* Basic understanding of business and finance.

EdSurge has offices in Burlingame, CA and Oakland, CA. Both locations are public transit-friendly

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Contact Information
Mary Jo Madda
1801 Murchison Dr.
Burlingame, CA 94010
United States

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