Writer, Researcher, and Community Manager at Startup

Facteroid (https://facteroid.com) is looking for a part-time writer, researcher, and community manager. Your tasks will include:

- Research topics and locate official sources, documents, and primary sources of information.
- Keep the home page content up-to-date. Moderate and improve user contributions.
- Grow the user base by engaging with relevant communities on forums, social media and other places.

Part-Time Educational Consultant

ESC is hiring part-time, remote counselors (5-10 hours/week). We prioritize candidates with strong writing and editing backgrounds, who are experienced in telling compelling stories. There is no Chinese language requirement.

What You Will Be Doing
-Preparing students in grades 9-11 for their college application process by advising on academic and extracurricular development.
-Guiding students in grade 12 through the American, UK, and Canadian college application processes.
-Making data-driven recommendations about which schools each 12th grader should apply to based on extensive ESC data and your understanding of the student’s interests and personality.
-Working one-on-one with 12th graders to help them identify and achieve their educational aspirations by brainstorming essay ideas, developing their writing ability, and practicing interviewing skills.

Graduate and Transfer Applications

ESC has also begun offering support to students applying to the full range of graduate programs, as well as students who wish to transfer to a new undergraduate institution. ESC consultants with relevant experience may be assigned to work with students in either group, in addition to or instead of 12th grade students.


ESC’s physical headquarters are in Beijing, China. However, we are open to considering applicants for both China-based positions and US-based remote positions. For remote staff members interested in visiting China, there may be the opportunity to travel to China and work with students and other staff members in person for several weeks at a time throughout the year. We offer full-time and part-time positions.

Job Requirements

-Strong writing and editing skills
-Ability to excel in intercultural work environments
-Customer service experience
-Flexibility and adaptability
-Must have graduated with undergraduate degree 2+ years ago
-Academic advising experience helpful, but not required


Compensation is commensurate with experience and dependent on student caseload. Please send any related questions to Emma Schoenberger at the email below.

In House Editor

Status: Freelance, Part-time, 15-20 hrs per week
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Visions2030 is seeking an experienced editor that is comfortable working collaboratively to join our team and work with the Founder to develop content, identify images and copy-edit a semi-monthly Substack publication.

Responsibilities include:
- In coordination with Visions2030 Founder and Team, plan, assign, write, and copy-edit content for the Substack publication
- Work with Founder to devise visuals for Newsletter
- Support Communication manager in reviewing and copy-editing outgoing outreach including: press releases, letters, website copy, and other promotional material
- Verify, and if necessary, obtain publishing rights for images, audio, video clips etc
- Manage editorial calendar, delegate timeline and deadlines

First-class copy-editing and proofreading skills
Experience working in an editorial capacity in print media, preferably in journalism
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong writing skills
Some knowledge of digital platforms
Strong visual sense
Some layout design knowledge
Resilience and imagination

[Research] Senior Associate, Endeavor Insight

Endeavor Global seeks a full-time, New York-based Senior Associate to join Endeavor Insight, a research consulting team that studies entrepreneurship and develops thought leadership in markets around the world. The Senior Associate will manage client-sponsored research projects, conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis, share findings, and support the department’s operations. Our clients include philanthropies, multilateral agencies, and corporations who support studies in markets that range from sub-Saharan Africa, to Middle America, to Eastern Europe.

Key Responsibilities
Manage research projects from data collection to analysis, and drafting to publication. This is your chance to:
- Conduct in-depth interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, and support organization leaders from around the world.
- Develop a deep understanding of a range of industries and markets, while playing with data to identify research findings.
- Craft and publish research reports that explore global and business dynamics using strong narratives and compelling data visualizations.

Support the development of new research processes and operations. This is your chance to:
- Collaborate with high-profile clients and join a team of researchers, learners, and data geeks.
- Manage teams of international research assistants and interns to complete qualitative and quantitative data collection efforts across multiple projects.
- Create communications such as blog posts, slide presentations, and social media for a wide range of decision makers and policymakers.
- Coordinate report launch activities such as webinar presentations, panel discussions, and working groups.
- Build outreach strategies with potential clients that include major philanthropies, government agencies, and corporate sponsors.

Great candidates for this role will:
- Thrive at project management and meeting client expectations, never missing a deadline.
- Lead interviews with the skill of an investigative journalist and enjoy uncovering analytical findings to inform decision makers.
- Strive for perfection in their writing while distilling large amounts of information and crafting compelling narratives.
- Love data analysis and using Excel. You get a kick out of using pivot tables and data visualizations. You enjoy learning new analytical tricks and research methods.
- Have a graduate degree in business, journalism, economics, international policy or other related field.
- Bring 2-3 years of professional research experience and 2-3 years of client-facing experience in a professional role.
- Be willing to travel (including internationally) during non-pandemic conditions.

In addition, an ideal candidate will:
- Have work experience in consulting, communications, or applied research, and experience with international clients.
- Speak a foreign language.
- Code in Python or R, and build queries in SQL.
- Perform statistical analysis, including social network analysis and regression analysis.
- Use Adobe InDesign, WordPress, MailChimp, and social media platforms.

Must be eligible to live and work in the United States. Must be based in the New York area and be able to work from the New York City office within 2 months of office reopening, expected summer 2021. Endeavor Global seeks candidates who align with our values:
- Entrepreneur First: You are mission-oriented and believe in Endeavor’s model to change the world through high-impact entrepreneurship.
- Go Big: You are someone whose curiosity drives them to dream (and execute!) big as Endeavor reimagines its offerings.
- Network of Trust: You are great with people! You naturally build and maintain relationships with key players and have the superior interpersonal skills needed to build trust.
- Pay It Forward: You are someone with a service-oriented attitude, who asks “What can I do?” before asking “What can I get?”
- One Endeavor: You are comfortable working across cultures and will thrive on working with colleagues in over 30 different countries around the world.

What we offer:
- A dynamic work environment with a highly collaborative team.
- Opportunities to learn new research and data analysis skills.
- Access to international networks of entrepreneurs and economic development executives.

Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits including paid vacation, medical insurance, dental insurance, and retirement plan with employer matching.

In House Editor

Visions2030 is seeking an experienced editor to join our team to work with the Founder to develop content, identify images and copy-edit a semi-monthly Newsletter.

Responsibilities include:
- In coordination with Visions2030 Founder and Team, plan, assign, write, and copy-edit content for Substack newsletter
- Copy-edit in-house communications materials
- Work with Founder to devise visuals for Newsletter
- Work with Social Media Coordinator to coordinate and execute overall communication strategy
- Review, copy-edit, and/or eventually write outgoing communications, including press releases, letters, website copy, and other promotional material
- Verify, and if necessary, obtain publishing rights for images, audio, video clips etc
- Manage editorial timeline and deadlines

First-class copy-editing and proofreading skills
Experience working in an editorial capacity in print media, preferably in journalism
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong writing skills
Some knowledge of digital platforms
Strong visual sense
Some layout design knowledge
Resilience and imagination

Media Relations Manager

IRAP is seeking an experienced full-time Media Relations Manager to lead IRAP’s press strategy and find opportunities to highlight IRAP’s programmatic priorities and institutional brand in earned media placements. We are looking for a creative storyteller who understands the constantly shifting media landscape and knows how to shape the narrative in a way that empowers those whose voices are rarely heard. The Media Relations Manager will be an integral part of the IRAP team, reporting to IRAP’s Communications Director.


Work across all departments and offices to shape and manage proactive and reactive communications related to our work and clients.
Build strong relationships and engage with press across all formats at the local, national, and international level, including community media.
Responsible for fielding inquiries, vetting reporters and outlets, and managing press lists.
Draft press releases, advisories, opinion editorials, messaging guidance, and talking points.
Conduct regular media trainings and coaching with IRAP staff and individual clients.
Plan and host press calls and conferences.
Identify news angles and proactively pitch stories and spokespeople.
Monitor media coverage and provide reports.
Research non-traditional media outlets and opportunities.
Location, Hours, and Duration

The candidate will work in IRAP’s U.S. office in New York City or Washington D.C., with a preference for New York City. Upon starting work at IRAP, work would be remote until it is safe to work from the office. IRAP provides the necessary work equipment. The position is full-time (40 hrs/week) with the occasional need to work outside of regular work hours.

This position is an employment contract with no end date.


Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
5+ years of work experience in communications, public relations, or journalism.
Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously, and leading multi-stakeholder projects.
Knowledge of media landscape and strong press relationships.
Strong writing and editing skills, with an emphasis on the ability to distill complex legal topics into accessible and persuasive language that resonates with broad audiences.
Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced and high-pressure work environment, including outside of regular work hours.
Ability to handle and navigate matters of high sensitivity and confidentiality.
Sensitivity to the empowerment of vulnerable populations and experience working with people of all backgrounds, for example LGBTI refugees or survivors of trauma, in a media context.
Experience with rapid response and crisis communications is preferred.
Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.
Compensation and Benefits

The annual salary for the position will be $75,854-$99,194 commensurate with experience and is covered by a collective bargaining unit.

IRAP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including family health, dental, and vision benefits with no employee-paid premiums, a retirement plan with an employer matching component, and twenty days of vacation, five personal days, and twelve sick days per year.

Communications Specialist

The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) is a union, dedicated to improving the workplace and the quality of life for all education employees and to protecting their hard-won rights. Equally important, we are an association of highly qualified professionals, committed to establishing and maintaining optimal conditions for student learning from preschool through graduate school.

The Communications Division is looking for a Communications Specialist who will a) work closely with locals and other MTA divisions to develop communication strategies that connect members to the life of the union, b) assist local campaigns with media and public relations activities, c) partner with MTA leadership on internal and external communications, and d) help develop and implement effective communication strategies for the Association. This position will report to the Director of Communications and is conveniently located in our North Quincy headquarters.

Some of the responsibilities of this job include but are not exhaustive are the following:

*Proactively identifies potential issues and events of significance to members, elected leaders, and staff, and recommends effective communications activities and programs to the Director.
*Identifies and responds to the communications needs of locals; assists and trains locals in the development and implementation of communications strategies that connect members to the life of the union, including cutting-edge social media and digital platforms.
*Assists MTA leadership in writing and producing internal and external communications, including news releases, statements, member emails, social media posts, and articles for MTA publications.
*Assists the Director in coordinating relations with the media, including radio, television, cable television, digital publications, and newspapers.
*Collaborates with Field and Organizing to establish media “street teams”, engaging and training rank and file members on social media, writing letters to the editor, and other tasks.
*Produces material for MTA web and social media posting, and provides advice, guidance, and recommendations to staff.
*Writes and edits articles and other materials for internal publications, external media purposes, and websites and social media pages.
*Covers and reports on events and activities.
*Writes press releases and coordinates interviews and public appearances.
*Coordinates press conferences, news briefings, and other events.
*Takes photographs for MTA publications and websites.
*Writes public statements and speeches, helps develop position papers, and conducts related research in support of assigned tasks.
*Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role you will need:

*Commitment to the mission and strategic goals of the MTA and the organized education profession.
*Bachelor's degree or master’s degree related to communications, public relations or journalism preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
*Excellent writing and speaking skills.
*Demonstrated experience with media relations, social media, copy editing, desktop publishing, and design and production of promotional materials.
*Personal transportation and license (or alternative driving option) required; willingness to travel (generally, statewide) and work nights and weekends.

MTA has a competitive compensation program with a robust benefits package that includes: a defined benefit plan, 401k, medical, dental, STD, LTD, paid holidays and a generous time off program.

MTA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff.



Digital Media Strategist

The Coalition For Property Tax Justice is seeking applicants to assist with communications and social media related to the tax foreclosure crisis. The Coalition’s work focuses on the following problem:

From 2011-2015, 1 in 4 Detroit homes have been subject to property tax foreclosure. We have not seen this number of property tax foreclosures since the Great Depression. More troubling, a recent study found that over this period the City assessed between 55%-85% of Detroit homes at rates that violated the Michigan Constitution, placing the unprecedented number of property tax foreclosures in disrepute. For more information, read this op-ed in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/opinion/coronavirus-cities-property-taxes.html

The Coalition for Property Tax Justice is looking for a communications expert to work with us for 10-15 hours a week to complete the following tasks:
1. Work with an additional outside partner to develop and implement the Coalition's digital organizing strategy
2. Manage a team of 2-3 undergraduate and graduate students
3. Serve as person with ultimate responsibility for implementation
4. Organize a weekly 30min meeting with the broader team to ensure all tasks are completed and students have what they need.
5. Specific skill and experience areas that are helpful: organic social media, email (use Action Network), CRM, online ads, broadcast/cold peer-to-peer texting tools (currently use Strive & Spoke)

Requirements: Applicants must have a background in communications and stellar writing skills. They must be able to work independently and meet deadlines. Applicants with basic design skills, such as making flyers and social media posts on Canva, preferred. Please indicate in your cover letter the number of hours per week and the time during which you would be available to work.

Audio/Video Curator

Inaugurating and overseeing the Patheos faith and belief podcast network as well as various video projects.
Executive producing new podcast shows and video series, including sourcing hosts and editors for new shows as needed, and overseeing the creation of video content for Patheos.
Overseeing all elements of podcast and video production from initial idea to final product—budgeting, identifying technology needs, creating timelines, editing audio, managing relationships with advertisers and contractors, ensuring final quality of all shows, and advising on platforms and promotion strategies within the podcast space and our YouTube channel.
Identifying areas of growth for Patheos in both the audio and video arenas.
Identifying and pursuing external partnerships related to audio and video projects.
Assisting with audio as needed, potentially including live events and recordings.

Associate Writer

One Acre Fund is growing fast: we aim to more than double in scale within the next five years. This growth will be fueled by fundraising. We are looking for a proven and passionate writer to join our dedicated 8-person writing team within our broader Business Development team.

You will report to a senior writer, immediately take on a portfolio of reports and proposals for smaller grants, and receive intensive writing mentorship over the first 6-12 months. Your work will then quickly ramp up in value, complexity, and independence. This is a career-track position, with multiple pathways to management based on performance and preference.

Primary responsibilities:

Write grant reports and proposals. Our writing team crafts powerful prose about One Acre Fund's work and customers, with emphasis on strong logical flow, hard data, and farmer-centric perspectives. This is a backend role; you will partner with our frontend fundraisers to tailor each piece to each donor through a collaborative drafting process.

Manage complex projects. We expect writers to "own" all stages of a writing project, with support from colleagues and team leadership. You will set and manage timelines, coordinate input from multiple teams, and ensure error-free work, typically for 2-3 overlapping projects at any one time.

Invest in program fluency. To be effective, writers must develop and sustain a deep working knowledge of One Acre Fund's operating context, model, results, and future plans. For individual projects, you will also often conduct additional research into potential donors or specific aspects of our work.

Secondary responsibilities:

-Process fundraising-related correspondence received at our US office
-Provide ad hoc writing/research support to senior team members
-Contribute to team-wide writing tools/systems

One Acre Fund is proud of our culture of continual growth. You will have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance, including career reviews every six months and quarterly opportunities to discuss aspirations and career goals. We invest in helping our people build rewarding long-term careers at One Acre Fund, which in turn helps us grow stronger as an organization.

-Minimum of Bachelor's degree
-Minimum 2+ years of professional writing experience. This can include - but is not limited to - professional experience in journalism, grant writing, and/or copywriting.
-Can share 2-3 writing samples that demonstrate ability to write concise, well-structured, jargon-free prose
-Can share 2-3 concrete examples of having successfully managed complex writing projects with multiple stakeholders
-Genuine commitment to rural communities. You are passionate about providing opportunity to the hardest-working farmers on the planet.

As soon as possible.

New York City, USA

Full-time job

Health insurance, paid time off

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of the US.

We hire on a rolling basis which means that applications are reviewed and processed on a continuous basis until a hire is made.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.