Senior Project Manager, EdSurge

ISTE - ASCD - Remote - Full time


ISTE & ASCD are two amazing nonprofit and membership-based organizations that have joined forces in the EdTech and Curriculum development space. Together, we bring over 100 years of experience, providing our members with award-winning concepts that bring technology and teaching together. Our employees are passionate and committed and have a solution focused approach to their work. Our members change lives, and we help them.


You are perfect for this team if you embody our core competencies of being innovative, adaptable, and a problem-solver. At ISTE + ASCD, this might just be your dream job.

The Senior Project Manager, EdSurge, guides and oversees all production in EdSurge Studio, the custom content practice which collaborates on sponsored (paid) work with industry partners, nonprofits, and foundations. In this role, the Senior Project Manager gains a deep understanding of a partner’s objectives after a deal has been signed, translates that into a roadmap for content production, and ensures that all the pieces of the puzzle come together to ensure consistency in meeting the incredibly high bar that EdSurge Studio has set across the industry. The sponsored, custom articles and webinars the Senior Project Manager produces must be consistent with EdSurge’s style and voice, as demonstrated by the EdSurge Journalism team. As part of a small and highly capable team, this role reports to the Director of Development of EdSurge and plays a crucial role in ensuring the ongoing success of EdSurge.



  • Build a depth of understanding of the EdSurge voice and style and translate that into meeting partner objectives as they aim to celebrate their achievements and offerings
  • Manage projects, sometimes large and complex, which create value for partners while serving EdSurge’s core audience. Projects include custom webinars, Q&A-style interview articles, thought leadership articles, infographics, sponsored Twitter feeds, newsletter production, and more.
  • Manage multiple contractors who will interview, write, edit, facilitate, design, and more. Assign projects, ensure quality and consistency, and work in constant collaboration with external partners and contractors.
  • Represent EdSurge internally and externally with cross-functional colleagues, peer organizations, and industry stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the Journalism team in producing and delivering all custom content as part of the broader EdSurge content calendar.



  • Bachelors or Masters, ideally in Educational Media, Journalism, Writing, or other related disciplines
  • 3-5 years of work experience across journalism or other media content production. Bonus points for having worked on educational technology content.


  • Extensive business development experience, especially sales of high-value intellectual work
  • Proficient with Google Suite, process software (e.g., Asana), remote work team software
  • Experience in content production, written, webinars, or design.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with diverse groups and interact effectively with co-workers, partner agencies, funders, and other external stakeholders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with good judgment and the need to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to be a self-starter and look for efficiencies or insights in your work as well as when working with others.


  • Company-paid health care benefits (75%)
  • Employer contribution to our 403B (5%)
  • Up to 8 weeks of paid family leave
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • An amazing amount of PTO based on the experience you bring to the organization
  • Paid time off between December 24 - January 1

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL BENEFITS (paid for by the employee)

  • Legal Services
  • Pet Insurance

Physical Demands

While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any or all of the following: attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively), communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), and be able to effectively use computers and other standard office equipment with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgment, withstand moderate amounts of stress, and maintain attention to detail with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

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