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Your role in helping us shape the future:
U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In this position, you will use your strengths and skills to help parents and school administrators navigate the K-12 school landscape.
You’ll be responsible for our content strategy in the K-12 school space, which includes creating content that helps parents choose the best school for their children, and helps school admissions officers and administrators provide the best admissions experience to prospective parents. You’ll manage our content calendar, recruit and manage freelance writers, develop a content strategy to reach these audiences, edit articles and school profiles, and use analytics tools to monitor performance of our content. You’ll also work with our communications team to promote our content on social media and with other media outlets.
Are you up to the challenge?
You should be a nimble editor who is skilled at juggling several tasks at once and can drive the editorial coverage in the K-12 school space.
As part of the job, you’ll edit articles and school profiles aimed at parents of K-12 students and school admissions officers. You’ll edit content for flow, consistency, tone, audience, brevity, accuracy and SEO. Responsibilities also include recruiting and managing freelance writers with expertise in the K-12 private or public school space, managing the editorial calendar for this content, and working closely with the education product and SEO teams to monitor performance.
Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.