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Writers, Reporters, and Bloggers Needed!

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School Group
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Austin, TX
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Publicado há 1 mês
Writers, Reporters, and Bloggers Needed!

Writers, Reporters & Bloggers, Education, e-Learning and International Development 

How would you like to help improve the lives of people around the world?  

Join our fast-growing organization and we’ll reward your dedication and hard work with references, opportunities for professional development, and perks. 

School Group (SG) is a startup international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills, and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. You can work from anywhere in the world, so long as you have reliable Internet access.

About the job 

Reporting to the Director of Content, Digital and Global Marketing (a longtime journalist and marketing copywriter), this role will allow you to use your solid writing and reporting skills and passion for or hunger to learn about education, e-learning, and international development issues.  

As a key member of our content team, you will thrive in an ever-changing environment that will allow you to write a mix of blog posts, news reports, trend pieces and narrative features — helping produce world-class marketing, social, journalistic and data-focused research content. 

Qualifications 

Minimum qualifications: 

  • 1-3 years of professional writing experience in a news, media or nonprofit organization. 
  • A grasp of (or interest in learning more about) the fields of education, e-learning, and international development. 
  • Strong editorial judgment and the ability to recognize news and trends in education and e-learning to conceptualize relevant posts and stories. 
  • Ability to incorporate editorial feedback to fine-tune and polish work 
  • Solid internet research skills. 
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. 
  • Experience working remotely as part of a small team. 
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment. 
  • Can work a minimum of 10 hours a week for at least 6 months. 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Media or Marketing. 
  • Some knowledge of SEO writing. 
  • Experience posting on Wordpress. 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. 
  • Desire to continually improve writing abilities. 
  • Willingness to take on multiple tasks as assigned. 

Responsibilities 

  • Researching then reporting, blogging and writing articles and social media posts on news, trends and developments in the field of international education and e-learning. 
  • Engaging in human interest storytelling on how education and e-learning is changing people's lives around the world.  
  • Writing on breaking news, current events, and pop culture as they impact education, e-learning, and international development issues and vice versa. 
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with reporting sources that include experts in the fields (in the U.S. and around the world). 

Writers, Reporters & Bloggers, Education, e-Learning and International Development 

How would you like to help improve the lives of people around the world?  

Join our fast-growing organization and we’ll reward your dedication and hard…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Meio horário (10 a 30 horas por semana)
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente
  • Aceitamos Voluntários Estrangeiros
  • Acesso a Cadeirante

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
Austin, TX, United States
Orientações

Please include your resume and cover letter telling us why you're perfect for this job with an original writing sample of 150 words or less focused on a recent news story, current event or human interest story related to education, e-learning or international development. Applications without a writing sample will not be considered. 

Como se inscrever

Please include your resume and cover letter telling us why you're perfect for this job with an original writing sample of 150 words or less focused on a recent news story, current event or human interest story related to education, e-learning or international development. Applications without a writing sample will not be considered. 

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