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Creative Science Communicator (Salem)

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Date listed: 1 year ago
Our Culture:A job with us is unlike any you've ever had. You'll be independent. You'll be challenged. And you'll be proud of the immediate impact you'll have on thousands of children every day. We provide simplicity in systems that aren't simple to design but help prepare students to integrate science, engineering and technology across disciplines and link this understanding to unfamiliar situations. Every detail matters because we're helping teachers prepare students to think differently. Our goal is for all students using our system to develop confidence applying and communicating scientific knowledge and evidence, based on observation and fact. We expect creative solutions from everyone because we grow in ways that shape the future. Join our small group of high-impact, ultra-creative, and highly-driven individuals. Make your ideas come to life. The Creative Science Communicator's Core Function:We're seeking a fun and professional thinker to join in our creative process as a Creative Science Communicator. The successful candidate will be well prepared for a production role in developing, writing, and laying out innovative science and engineering curriculum products for teacher and student audiences. Assisting in product development with alignment of curriculum to objectives and hands-on experiments/prototypes. As well as integrate editorial and customer feedback into curriculum products. Creative Duties and Responsibilities: Researcher, designer, and writer capable of creating and modifying curriculum products for elementary and middle school audiences. Product elements include: teacher background, student readers, assessments, appendices, and visuals. Keeps apprised of science education trends and makes recommendations to improve curriculum products. Develop and maintain understanding of current state and national framework requirements.Professional Qualifications:1) BA or BS in a relevant discipline with at least 5 years of professional experience in science writing for public audiences, particularly children. With preference to candidates with a master's degree in journalism.2) Demonstrated strong experience in scientific writing or science content development for print with preference to candidates that also have web and/or communications experience.3) Demonstrated mastery of Adobe, Apple, and Microsoft programs4) Demonstrated ability to work on deadline as part of a small, independent, and highly-driven team.5) Demonstrated strong organization skills: personal, interpersonal, verbal, and electronic communication. 6) Demonstrated professionalism and experience managing personal autonomy and creativity. 7) Ability to communicate and receive professional criticism, pitch new ideas and product modifications to internal teams and management team with a high degree of passion and professionalism.8) Strong attention to detail, adept at copyediting Additional Preferred Qualifications:1) Experience with Massachusetts Curriculum Science Curriculum Frameworks, Common Core, and/or Next Generation Science Standards.2) Experience in basic graphic design or textbook layout.3) Working knowledge of Wordpress and wiki platforms.To apply: please attach a cover letter and resume (PDF). Also, please attach 3 representative writing samples, or attach a document indicating a link to your writing samples. Professional references will be requested from finalist candidates. Location: SalemPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.  
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