Assistant Editor, K-12

EdSurge - Burlingame, CA - Full time

EdSurge is Looking for an Assistant Editor, K-12!

You’re the kind of person who wonders:

  • How can technology dramatically improve teaching and learning for all teachers and students?
  • What’s really working? What’s not? Where is this rapidly evolving industry headed?
  • What do schools, companies and investors need to know?

In this job you will:

  • Keep daily pulse on K-12 news and stories and organize coverage (or report as needed).
  • Serve as the voice of our highly-regarded “Instruct” newsletter, aimed for K-12 educator audience.
  • Recruit and manage editorial relationships with contributing writers.
  • Edit articles from staff and contributing writers.
  • Represent EdSurge at events.
  • Assist in the creation and delivery of weekly newsletters, podcasts and other media.
  • Develop new ways to grow our online audience.

What makes you a great fit for this role:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a K-12 environment, preferably as a teacher or administrator.
  • Outstanding writing and editing chops.
  • A passion for learning—and obsessive curiosity about the role technology is playing.
  • Ability to work independently under deadlines with minimal guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with different social media platforms.
  • Broad understanding of major education issues.
  • Basic understanding of business and finance.

Location EdSurge has offices in Burlingame, CA and Oakland, CA. Both locations are public transit-friendly.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing samples to

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Experience Level

3 or more years


EdSurge is a high growth, venture-backed news and information resource organization that’s at the heart of the rapidly growing education technology ecosystem. We care deeply about our mission to connect the users, buyers and builders of education technology to close the opportunity gap by getting the right tools into classrooms. Our team is high energy, tight-knit and loves great reads, silly puns and giphys. We sometimes do science experiments in the office because—well, why not?

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