Getting Smart CAREERS

We help education leaders identify and plan what to do next. Through advocacy, advisory and learning design, our team’s diverse expertise enables us to be agile and effective. With a team of educators, school administrators, business executives, nonprofit leaders and marketing strategists, we approach problems with varied and valuable expertise.

We’re insatiably curious and grow in community, so we tour innovative schools, track innovations in learning and love meeting fellow passionate education disruptors. Inspiring conversations, relationships and experiences fuel the work we do. We’re so happy you’re interested in joining the Getting Smart team! Learn more about our available opportunities below.

Candidates of Color and from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Digital Content Coordinator

Timeline: Hiring immediately
This is a remote position with a location preference for Indiana, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington State.

Getting Smart is seeking someone who is motivated by challenge, passionate about innovations in learning and committed to individual and team growth. We’re looking for someone who is a:

☑️ Learner: Our team is a group of lifelong learners. We want someone to join who is excited about the opportunity to learn and expand their knowledge and skillset. Even when it is outside of their comfort zone.
☑️ Creator: Strong ability to write, create and curate in multiple modalities such as blogs, briefs, releases, social media, and graphics.
☑️ Design Thinker: Demonstrates grit and perseverance to try new things and take projects from ideation to completion.
☑️ Hybrid: Fluent in the worlds of education and business and passionate about human development.
☑️ Leader: Everyone on our team has an opportunity to lead–from presenting insights and ideas to inform internal work, to leading projects with our partners.
☑️ Creative Organizer: We often consider ourselves professional plate spinners. At any given time our team members are juggling multiple partner projects and internal projects. This requires organization and an ability to self manage time and priorities.

The Fit: Finding the right person is really important and that includes a variety of elements. We are looking for someone with blog management, social media and learning experience. Can you say yes to most of these statements?

☑️ I have the ability to write and curate various levels of content including blogs, social media, briefs, and graphics;
☑️ I am passionate about social media and can create and implement a rich strategy to engage diverse audiences;
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I am comfortable in a digital and remote working environment;
☑️ I enjoy working with a team but can also work independently;
☑️ I believe a diverse workplace improves work product and culture; and
☑️ I am passionate about education and life-long learning.

The Role: We are looking for someone with 2-5 years of relevant social media and blog management experience for the Digital Content Coordinator role at Getting Smart. The role will report to the Director of Communications and includes: 

🔘 Managing and organizing content across Getting Smart’s publishing channels to support client projects, editorial themes and thought leadership
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Managing Getting Smart’s social media channels and growing our audience and engagement.
🔘 Providing editorial advising and support on staff and guest blogs
🔘 Writing original content to support projects, campaigns and themes
🔘 Content creation and curation for Getting Smart social media channels and blog, including reviewing content pitches and providing feedback
🔘 Managing the loading and promotion of blogs
🔘 Supporting a team of teacher bloggers and columnists

This is a full-time salaried position with competitive benefits. Some travel may be required beginning in 2022.

Getting Smart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision.

The Content Team

Jessica Slusser

Jessica is a conversationalist. Her experiences in customer experience and communications engagements have instilled a passion for people and building trust-filled, lasting relationships between organizations and their audience.

Mason Pashia - Getting Smart

Mason Pashia

Mason is a passionate storyteller who believes in the importance of strategy and design in effective communication.

Tom - Speaking Engagements

Tom Vander Ark

Tom Vander Ark is an advocate for innovations in learning. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises schools, districts, networks, foundations and learning organizations on the path forward.

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