Career Corner

An August roundup of Scholastic jobs

Raisa Masood  //  Aug 2, 2019

An August roundup of Scholastic jobs

This month, we have some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also check our LinkedIn page and our Career site. (Also: check out our Talent Network! See the note at the bottom of this post.)

Featured jobs in August:

  • Associate Editor, DynaMath
  • Senior Director of International Subsidiary Procurement
  • CRM Lead, Product Owner
  • Account Executive, Education Sales (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Account Executive, Education Sales (Virginia)

Associate Editor, DynaMath

We are looking for an associate editor to join DynaMath, Scholastic's classroom math magazine for Grades 3 through 5 (upper elementary school students). This editor will work on all components of the product including the production of engaging feature articles, math-related news stories, online games, worksheets, videos, and teaching resources. In order to build a community of like-minded educators, the associate editor will also write and edit blog posts, social media posts, and e-newsletters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the Editor to develop highly engaging nonfiction texts and editorial assets including feature articles, news shorts, and games that cover a range of curriculum-based math topics for Grades 3-5.
  • Working with the Editor and Education Editor to create relevant teaching materials such as lesson plans, hands-on math activities, and worksheets.
  • Researching and pitching story ideas.
  • Producing assets for the DynaMath website, blog, Facebook group, and other social accounts.
  • Reviewing and proofreading layouts and all editorial assets.

 To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Senior Director of International Subsidiary Procurement 

The Senior Director of International Subsidiary Procurement will be responsible for leading all procurement efforts for Scholastic's foreign affiliates with offices in Canada, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, India, China, Australia and New Zealand. The role will enable spend owners such as business units and functional partners to maximize the value they receive from suppliers to meet their objectives. They will work with each business unit to lead centralized direct and indirect sourcing and procurement efforts. This will include working with the internal stakeholders from initial need identification to final goods or service delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a champion of category management for the entire strategic sourcing and procurement organization, and also providing coaching, guidance, support and overall leadership to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Owning the full strategic sourcing cycle, including vendor identification and selection, price negotiation, and contract "red-lining" (editing).
  • Developing and maintaining category strategies to meet business objectives (e.g. best cost, quality, service, resilience), and ensuring category strategy aligns with existing and future needs.
  • Management of competitive bid processes including RFP's, RFI's, RFQ's.

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

CRM Lead, Product Owner

Are you interested in taking a leadership role to enable and related CRM capabilities to help power Scholastic’s Education growth plan? Scholastic is seeking a senior CRM leader who can help plan and execute the broader CRM strategy, with a heavy focus on guiding the build out and adoption of This role will interface with the business unit president, leaders of sales and sales operations, leads of product and services teams, the head of omnichannel marketing, and the head of finance, in addition to an important role in being the primary interface to the Scholastic Technology Services CRM team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging in the entire lifecycle (vision, strategy, definition, planning, delivery and support), with primary ownership for defining, planning, delivering and supporting new and existing features and capabilities on and integrated data and tools.
  • Ensuring the maximum business value is consistently reflected in a dynamic roadmap and well maintained backlog that reflects prioritization based on the key business drivers aimed at improving revenue, customer engagement, and product and operational efficiencies.
  • Being comfortable working in a fast paced environment and engaging across business and agile scrum teams is a must.
  • Helping business teams navigate ways to best leverage out of the box capabilities on and other connected applications and services to address business and process improvement opportunities.

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Account Executive, Education Sales

Positions available in Los Angeles, California and Virginia

We are seeking to hire an energetic Account Executive with educational publishing experience who can partner with schools and communities to extend literacy.   

In the classroom, after school, in the community and at home, the Scholastic Classroom and Community reinforces learning everywhere a child meets a caring adult. Our mission is to provide young people with access to text that is relevant and engaging, while supporting content area learning and information literacy that ensures the highest levels of student achievement. Along with classroom books and instructional materials to meet studentsʼ needs, Scholastic Education provides workshops, extensive teaching resources, and works with communities and long-standing literacy partners to ensure that students receive learning support 24/7 and from birth to adulthood. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Achieving assigned goals.
  • Serving as the lead for all identified districts.
  • Developing intimate relationships with all stakeholders throughout the accounts.
  • Meeting with customers to discuss areas of concern and gaps.
  • Developing district contacts and cultivating relationships at all levels to enhance Scholastic’s position and lead to major growth within designated accounts.

 To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here for the role in California, and here for the position in Virginia.

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  • Be able to digitally share job opportunities with family and friends

Whether you choose to apply to a specific role today or just leave your information for future opportunities, we look forward to staying connected with you!