Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  //  Dec 12, 2017

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

This month, Scholastic has 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 December:

  • Account Executive, Education Sales (New England)

  • Account Executive, Education Sales (Chicago)

  • Product Owner, eCommerce

  • Director of Development

  • Executive Editor, Early Childhood Dual Language Learning and Biliteracy

Account Executive, Education Sales (New England)

Our Education Division is seeking to hire an energetic Account Executive with educational publishing experience, in the K-12 market who can partner with schools and communities to extend literacy. Along with classroom books and instructional materials, to meet students’ needs, we provide workshops, extensive teaching resources, and work with communities and long-standing literacy partners to ensure that students receive learning support 24/7 and from birth to adulthood.

Responsibilities include:

  • Achieve assigned goal 

  • Serves as the Lead for all identified districts

  • Develop intimate relationships with all stakeholders throughout the accounts

  • Meet with customers to discuss areas of concern and gaps

  • Develop district contacts and cultivates relationships at all levels that enhances Scholastic’s position which leads to major growth within designated accounts

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

Account Executive, Education Sales (Chicago)

Our Education Division is seeking to hire an energetic Account Executive with educational publishing experience, in the K-12 market who can partner with schools and communities to extend literacy. Along with classroom books and instructional materials, to meet students’ needs, we provide workshops, extensive teaching resources, and work with communities and long-standing literacy partners to ensure that students receive learning support 24/7 and from birth to adulthood.

Responsibilities include:

  • Achieve assigned goal 

  • Serves as the Lead for all identified districts

  • Develop intimate relationships with all stakeholders throughout the accounts

  • Meet with customers to discuss areas of concern and gaps

  • Develop district contacts and cultivates relationships at all levels that enhances Scholastic’s position which leads to major growth within designated accounts

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

Product Owner, eCommerce

Scholastic is looking for an experienced Product Owner who is passionate about creating and delivering an exceptional direct-to-consumer eCommerce experience targeting Scholastic’s 5 core constituents: Teachers, Administrators, Parents, Partners and Librarians.  The Product Owner will strategize the best approach for development and oversee the work to execute and release. In this capacity, this individual will develop user stories and test scripts that drive development and test activities. The role is required to demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills, working with agile development teams to drive planning and scoping of releases. The Product Owner will be hands-on, problem solving to ensure success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as project lead for all things related to creating, maintaining, and improving the eCommerce storefront.

  • Serve as product owner in an Agile/SCRUM-based development team, and vision holder for the UX and core experience of the product.

  • Own the product roadmap and prioritization of features and functionality. Drive and deliver the growth vision for the organization.

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

Director of Development

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the national nonprofit organization that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, is seeking a Director of Development to join their dynamic team. The Director of Development oversees all fundraising activities and initiatives for the Alliance—including corporate, foundation, institutional, and individual campaigns, annual fund campaigns, trusts management, endowment campaigns, in-kind donations, and special projects—in order to achieve annual budgeted fundraising goals and ensure that the Alliance’s relationships are nurtured to maximize philanthropic involvement. As a senior staff manager, the Director of Development works in close collaboration with the Executive Director (ED) and the Board of Director’s Executive Team. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • In close collaboration with the ED, manage the Alliance’s relationships with its individual donors, including the Board of Directors. 

  • Maximize the effectiveness of the Board’s fundraising initiatives, providing support and materials. 

  • Research, identify, and cultivate potential new individual donors. 

  • Oversee acknowledgment, reporting, and stewardship of Board and individual donors.

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

Executive Editor, Early Childhood Dual Language Learning and Biliteracy

Executive Editor, Early Childhood Dual Language Learning and Biliteracy will assist in creating innovative, research-based, developmentally appropriate learning experiences. He or she will contribute to product planning and will manage a team of content developers to bring product plans to fruition with the highest commitment to quality and efficacy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Senior Director, contribute and adhere to product plans including instructional models and editorial guidelines, working within established development schedules and project budgets.

  • Work with program authors and consultants as needed, eliciting input, managing expectations, and building rapport and enthusiasm.

  • Manage 3 editors and external freelancers and vendors as needed.

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

Don't forget!

Click here to join our Talent Network! The Scholastic Talent Network is free and easy to join, and doing so will enhance your job search and application process.

  • Receive alerts about new job opportunities that match your interests

  • Stay up-to-date on company news from Scholastic

  • 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!