Assistant Editor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 25, 2013
Closes
Nov 24, 2013
Contact
Ms. Justin Taroli
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for an assistant editor to join SuperScience, Scholastic's classroom science magazine for grades 3 through 6 (upper elementary school students). The assistant editor will work on all components of the product including the production of engaging feature articles, science news stories, online games, hands-on experiments, assessments, and teaching resources. This is a wonderful opportunity for a science-savvy nonfiction writer to join the world’s largest children’s publisher and make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of students nationwide.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Collaborate with the Editor to develop highly engaging nonfiction texts and editorial assets including feature articles, news shorts, games, quizzes, and activities covering a range of curriculum-based science topics for grades 3-6

• Research and pitch story ideas

• Write hands-on experiments and attend photo shoots

• Produce assets for the SuperScience website and digital edition

• Review and proofread layouts

Qualifications

• B.S. or B.A. required. M.A. or M.S. preferred.

• Proven writing, editing, and proofreading abilities

• High-level reporting and researching skills

• Passion for education and a flair for presenting information in an engaging way

• Educational publishing or editorial experience preferred

• Knowledge of primary education and Common Core State Standards preferred


To apply, please follow the link the search for job number A0100040.

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