Use your exceptional writing, editing, and project-management skills to shape the voice of education’s most thoughtful, innovative, and impactful nonprofit!
Bellwether has an immediate opening for a Editorial Manager who will oversee content curation and creation across a fast-growing, high-impact nonprofit. This will include managing the production pipeline for all of Bellwether’s public-facing outputs, including reports, microbsites, infographics, fact sheets, case studies, videos, webinars, resource guides, toolkits, slide decks, and marketing collateral; develop new ways of creating content to meet our audiences and tell our story; running our blog, Ahead of the Heard; and coaching and supporting policy analysts, consultants, and other writers. If interested, there are opportunities to write for publication, as well.
About Bellwether Education Partners
Bellwether Education Partners is a national nonprofit focused on dramatically changing education and life outcomes for underserved children. We do this by helping education organizations accelerate their impact and by working to improve contexts and conditions around policy and practice.
Bellwether’s external relations work focuses on training and developing expertise on communications and development internally while creating public-facing materials that will resonate with different types of stakeholders, including policymakers, donors, advocacy organizations, and school leaders.
About the Position
The Editorial Manager will sit on Bellwether’s External Relations (XR) team and work across Bellwether with our Policy & Evaluation and Strategic Advising teams. An ideal candidate should be an excellent writer and communicator, possess an eye for detail and a good turn of phrase, and display eagerness for digital modalities and creative ways of delivering content. They should have a refined point of view, strong journalistic instincts, and believe that the status quo isn’t good enough for American children, particularly students of color. This position will report to the Director of Development and work closely with Communications and Marketing Director.
In this position, you should expect to:
Expand our influence by managing a high-impact content pipeline
Ensure that Bellwether’s editorial standards and integrity are met
Support and expand the team’s communications capacity
Bellwether is a good fit for professionals who possess strong personal drive and motivation; who demonstrate exemplary professional behavior and values; and who are resourceful, responsible, tenacious, independent, creative, and self-confident.
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The following traits/skills are preferred, but not required:
Bellwether Education Partners provides competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package that includes a performance bonus based on individual and firm success, health care coverage, and a 401(k) plan with an employer matching contribution policy.