EducationShift Editor / Curator

The following is a job opening for MediaShift. To apply for the position, please email Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Please read the job description carefully and fulfill all the requirements clearly in your email to us.

EducationShift Editor / Curator

MediaShift is looking for an EducationShift Curator / Editor who will help run our EducationShift section, editing contributions, writing pieces and running our #edshift chats on Twitter. The main responsibility will include editing and writing for the EducationShift section, making sure we have at least two original stories per week. Other responsibilities include running a monthly Twitter chat at #edshift, and writing our weekly Journalism Education newsletter, which includes links to top stories around the web. This is a contract job that you can do from your own home or office.

Hours: About 40 hours per month

Job Requirements

> 3 years of experience teaching, working or learning in a journalism or communication school setting
> Excellent curation, communication, writing and community-building skills
> Knowledge of the state of current journalism education, especially innovative projects
> Knowledge of and contacts at various American and global journalism and communication schools
> Experience building and sparking discussions on social media

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Your experience in journalism education.
> How you would successfully run our EducationShift section and curate online conversations.
> Why you are uniquely qualified for this job.
> Links to any articles or blog posts you’ve written related to journalism education.

Include a link to your resume or CV, and three references.


$1,000 per month.

Deadline to apply: January 20, 2017.

Target start date: February 1, 2017.

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