Associate Editor, Scholastic Parents & Kids Channels Online

Posted On: September 30, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Scholastic

Company Description

Scholastic Corporation is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media.

Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys.

Scholastic distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and

The corporate mission of Scholastic is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy.

Job Description

- Working closely with the other site editors and product managers, assist with identifying, editing, writing, and posting content for promotion on the site; proof content once it is live
- Update the editorial calendar
- Aid the Parents and Kids bloggers when they have questions or need help with their posts
- Gather materials for newsletters and review the emails before they are sent out to ensure they are complete, follow editorial guidelines, and are thoroughly tested
- Contribute to marketing campaigns and team initiatives, including creating images for social media
- Work with the rest of the editorial team to constantly improve the quality of content on the website, including SEO optimization efforts
- Work with art and photo research departments to find photos for site promotions and new content
- Maintain Kids newsletter subscriber list
- Liaise with freelancers, interns, and other Scholastic divisions as appropriate
- Work with the team to develop and achieve team objectives and plans

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Melanie English at with the subject line: Associate Editor, Parents & Kids Online