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Editor

Title: Editor

Location: US National

FULL TIME/ REMOTE

Company Overview:

Age of Learning is the leading education technology innovator, creating engaging and effective learning resources to help children build a strong foundation for academic success and a lifelong love of learning. Our research-based digital education programs have proven efficacy in increasing children’s learning gains, and our curriculum is developed by an experienced team of education experts. Age of Learning’s flagship product, ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy, is an award-winning comprehensive curriculum for children. Adventure Academy, a massively multiplayer online game (MMO), provides elementary-and middle-school-age learners the opportunity to build critical knowledge in language, arts, math, science, social studies, and more in a fun and safe virtual world. The company’s School Solutions Programs include My Math Academy , an adaptive, personalized program that helps students master foundational math concepts, and My Reading Academy, which helps young learners become fluent readers and build a foundation for reading comprehension and literacy. With over 10 billion learning activities completed by more than 50 million children worldwide, Age of Learning is a global leader in efforts to advance equity, access, and opportunity for all children.

Summary:

Age of Learning is looking for an Editor to help manage the creation of varied content, from articles to printables, targeting its dedicated audience of parents. In this role, the successful candidate will delve deep into the intricacies of crafting, editing, and enhancing website content. They’ll also work closely with freelance talent, from writers to designers, ensuring cohesive content outcomes. A pivotal part of this role is teaming up with multiple departments – be it content, marketing, SEO, or social media – to drive content that maximizes return on investment. This person will also monitor the impact of content, informed by web traffic analytics, and highlight opportunities for innovative stories.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and produce a variety of content including articles, printables, and other content formats that serve the ABCmouse audience of parents and educators.
  • Work in WordPress regularly to write, edit, layout, and optimize website content
  • Assign and communicate with freelance talent including writers, editors, and designers
  • Work closely with content, design, social, and SEO teams to create optimized content that will yield the best return on investment
  • Keep close tabs on how content is performing; utilize website traffic tools to inform editorial strategy and to make recommendations for potential new stories.
  • Consistently brainstorm content, strategies, and tactics for engaging a new audience

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a content role for a highly visible online publication or community, preferably in a vertical focused on parenting, childhood, education, or related topics
  • Excellent editing ability, including the ability to apply branded style guides
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about early childhood education topics most important for educators and parents of today
  • Knowledge of content management processes and workflows
  • Willingness to work in a growing, changing environment as new systems are being set and implemented
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and pivot as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Familiarity and proficiency with WordPress

The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $70,000 USD to $85,000 USD. Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

Age of Learning currently provides:

90% of employee health and welfare benefits premiums & 65% of dependent benefits premiums

A 401(k) program with employer match

15 paid vacation days (increases to 20 days on your 3-year anniversary), 11 observed national paid holidays plus 9 sick days

Our flexible work culture means 2 or more days in the office (hybrid) or 100% fully remote options available for most positions