Content Editor

  • Marketing
  • Richmond, United States

Content Editor

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the Pk-12 instructional materials space, is seeking an experienced Content Editor to join our dynamic Marketing team. 

COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students

Position Summary
Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the Content Editor will be responsible for developing content, including white papers, research briefs, blog posts, and webinars. The content created will support product promotion and implementation. The person in this role will reach out and identify success stories and case studies from users, as well as help the content teams connect their products to current education trends and help create content that supports deeper understanding of the curricula and products for prospective and current customers. The candidate must understand the education landscape, education research, and how to develop digestible and actionable content for prospective and current customers.

The Content Editor will coordinate between product teams, marketing staff, finance, sales and contract administration. Working on several projects simultaneously is common in this role and the Content Editor will use their project management skills to their fullest.


Responsibilities

  • Organize writing schedules to complete drafts of content or finished projects within deadlines
  • Coordinate with customers on the development on case studies and success stories including conducting interviews.
  • Use best practices and familiarity with Great Mind’s mission to inspire content and ideas
  • Develop related content for multiple purposes including research briefs, white papers, blogs, web content, webinars, and toolkits.
  • Monitor for new trends in the curriculum market, analyze trends, and make recommendations to keep staff informed about emerging trends and new opportunities.
  • Respond to data and policy inquiries to support internal planning and strategy.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in related degree, Masters degree preferred.
  • 5­–7 years of experience leading and conducting research projects. Experience in the education sector preferred.
  • Excellent presentation skills and writing ability.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into simplified language.
  • Familiar with project management skills and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and multiple clients in a fast-paced environment.

Details

  • Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Full-time
  • This position is located in Richmond, VA

  • Excellent benefits package

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.

New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law or otherwise permitted by the Company.


Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.