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Company Name iSchoolGuide
Location Remote, NY
Date Posted 06, Wednesday 2014
Category Editor
Listing Type Monthly Rate

Description

A fast-growing education news site is looking for an editor who can assign and edit stories for iSchoolGuide as well as manage the homepage.

iSchoolGuide is an essential voice for readers who are passionate about public education. The news site tracks trends in education policy with investigative, watchdog-like coverage.
Examples of topics include the Higher Education Act, Education Department regulations, the developing college rating system and the political and financial issues surrounding education policymaking in United States.

We are looking for a professional with experience in managing and organizing writers. Editor should have an interest in breaking and trending news and be able to offer creative angles that attract attention and gain traffic. The iSchoolGuide editor will be able to understand and translate complex education issues into easy-to-understand language and analysis, written in real time.

Job Description
*Assign and edit stories to writers, based on breaking/trending news in real time
*Manage and organize writers
*In charge of updating and managing the iSchoolGuide homepage
*Report on angles that connect education policy to the community
*Write 5 articles (300 words each) per day

Requirements
*A degree in Journalism, Communications, or similar
*3 years of experience in covering education (policy or otherwise)
*3 years of experience in editing and/or digital journalism preferred
*Ability to work quickly and know what's trending
*Willingness to work whenever the stories are happening
*Very strong written and verbal communication skills
* Must be living in the United States

How To Apply:
* Please submit cover letter and resume to "resume at kpopstarz dot com". Please put the title of the job in the subject of the e-mail. Successful candidates will be invited to an onsite interview at the New York office.
* Position is full-time. Work from home preferred or easy access to New York downtown Manhattan office.

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