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GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their child and support stronger schools in their community. Our award-winning website,, has over 40 million unique visitors each year, sharing profiles of almost 200,000 schools, over a million ratings and reviews, and thousands of research-based articles, videos, and other content to help parents support their children’s learning.

Senior Digital Editor

GreatSchools is looking for a collaborative digital editor and multimedia content producer with passion for equity in K-12 education and experience in education, parenting, or child development. Your work will help create and distribute digital content and tools that support millions of families, policymakers, and educators across the United States. This full-time position reports to the VP, Editorial Director.

Primary responsibilities

  • Write, research, and edit articles, and email newsletters for parents and educators
  • Produce podcasts for parents including script writing, pre-production, researching, reporting, and audio editing
  • Collaborate on UX writing for school information pages
  • Oversee multifaceted editorial projects with various collaborators from inside and outside the organization, including product designers, partner organizations, academic researchers, data analysts and engineers
  • Create and implement content marketing strategies to distribute content through media partnerships, online school information pages, email and social networks
  • Collaborate on development of video series including creative direction and scriptwriting.
  • Work collaboratively with various departments (external affairs, design, product, data science) to develop strong educational content for parents, educators, partner organizations, and policymakers
  • Copyedit and fact check articles, grants, videos, methodology documents, etc
  • Provide production support for WordPress-based CMS, including publishing and SEO

Skills required

  • Great writer and editor – with excellent narrative and service reporting skills and short form UX writing skills
  • Podcast producer with experience in research, reporting, recording, scripting and editing
  • Creative direction for video production, including ideation, research and script writing
  • Knowledge of user experience best practices. Able to use analytics to measure and guide content
  • Creative thinker with new ideas about how to distribute content, reach parents and deliver on the GreatSchools mission
  • Highly organized, technically savvy and able to use collaborative tools to organize and complete projects on deadline

Subject matter expertise

  • Expertise in K-12 education, developmental psychology or parenting with an understanding of issues in K-12 public education
  • Strong understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion principles in the K-12 system, including the potential and challenges of current education data, accountability practices, and pedagogical approaches
  • Understanding of common parent and student challenges and needs, especially those of underserved families
  • Versatile in collaborative online tools such as Google suite (docs, sheets, slides), Asana, Slack, Figma and WordPress CMS

Other skills a plus

  • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written)
  • Education data analysis

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position can be on-site at our office in Oakland, CA or remote.

Position location

Remote within the US, or Oakland, CA


When deemed safe by health standards, you may need to travel 1-2 times per quarter (2-4 day trips) to partner institutions, convenings and meetings across the country. When safe, periodic travel (2-3 times per year) to Oakland, CA will be necessary.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, including salary requirements and a writing sample, along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. Résumés without cover letters, salary requirements, and writing samples will not be considered. No phone calls, please. Apply now.

Partnership Coordinator


GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. We are the only national organization collecting education data from all 51 state departments of education and the federal government and providing analysis, insights and school quality ratings to parents, communities, advocacy organizations, researchers, policymakers, and others. reaches 45 million users per year, 40% of whom are from low-income households. We also work to uncover bright spots in American education and catalyze discussions about equity.

We are a small but mighty team that cares deeply about the diverse stakeholders we serve. We value and support each other and share a commitment to continuing to learn, grow, and improve together.

About the role

While GreatSchools is a nonprofit, growing our earned revenue is a critical priority for us in the coming year. We are looking for a Partnership Coordinator to join our revenue team and play an important part in helping us achieve this objective. In this role, you’ll use your communication, relationship-building and analytical skills to manage relationships with our existing partners, and help identify new prospects and opportunities for growth. We are looking for a proactive self-starter, who will work collaboratively with our small team on all initiatives in support of our overall revenue goals.

This position reports to the Director, Revenue & Financial Planning. It is a full time, exempt position located in Oakland, CA (currently remote due to COVID-19).


  • Manage post-sale relationships with external revenue partners
  • Generate new sales leads through prospecting, research and outreach
  • Manage inbound sales leads and qualify them through initial email or phone conversation
  • Implement advertising campaigns in Google Ad Manager
  • Work with internal teams to troubleshoot & optimize data products
  • Build & maintain media plans, proposals, performance reporting and internal documentation
  • Track sales activity in Salesforce

You’ll likely find success in this role if you are

  • Versatile and enjoy having a job that requires you to use different skill sets on a daily basis. You might spend an hour working on spreadsheets and analytics, and then hop into a series of phone calls with partners
  • Energized by engaging with a diverse group of customers
  • Interested in growing a career in sales or client relations
  • Open to change and trying new approaches to support our overall objectives
  • A lifelong learner with a demonstrated ability and willingness to grow
  • A flexible, team-oriented individual energized by the GreatSchools mission

Nice-to-haves include

  • Work experience, preferably in partner relations, sales, marketing, or account coordination and/or a related degree or coursework
  • Familiarity with Powerpoint, Excel, Salesforce, Google Ad Manager
  • An interest in technology-based solutions and products

What you can expect to gain/learn from this role

  • Knowledge of the full sales cycle (from prospecting to account management)
  • Exposure to a range of different revenue-generating technology products including APIs, media/advertising, and licensing
  • Highly transferable skills in technologies including Salesforce and Google Ad Manager
  • Develop your communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $58,500-$62,000 based on experience. We also provide competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a retirement plan with employer match. Additionally, GreatSchools offers generous PTO + sick leave, thirteen paid holidays annually, along with a paid four-week sabbatical every five years.

Desired start date

January 2022
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. No phone calls please. Apply now.

GreatSchools team members are diverse in all ways. We are committed to hiring talented staff who reflect the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve and who believe in supporting all parents, especially those who have been historically underserved. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to considering applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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