Scholastic Associate Editor, Early Childhood Magazines in New York - SoHo, New York

Associate Editor, Early Childhood Magazines

New York - SoHo, New York, United States at

Magazine Publishing

Apr 04, 2018Post Date

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The Early Childhood Magazine Group is seeking a talented Associate Editor (AE) to join our dynamic team who will create developmentally appropriate materials that inspire young children. The AE will assist on all aspects My Big World magazine, researching issues and creating activities and lesson plans. Contribute to SLP’s Rookie Toddler series and the new kindergarten Side-by-Side series. The ideal candidate will have a combination background in early childhood education, writing and editing.


Essential Job Responsibilities/Primary Activities:

Magazine and SLP Editorial

  • Write for Rookie Toddler and Side-by-Side series

  • Research issue and poster topics for MBW and LFO

  • Write activity pages and online games for MBW and LFO

  • Write lesson plans

  • Correlate TX, CCSS, VA, FL, IN standards for all articles

Teacher Outreach

  • Set up school visits and classroom Skype sessions

  • Attend conferences and interface with teachers

  • Manage Teacher and Librarian advisor board: • recruit new advisers • set up comp subs through Manufacturing • create and send monthly issue evaluations through Survey Monkey

  • Manage/write drafts of e-newsletters

  • Manage customer service complaints

Social Media

  • Provide marketing with monthly posts including text, image suggestions, and links for FB, Pinterest

  • Post on Twitter twice weekly

  • Work with Corporate Communications to set up blogger reviews of Rookie Toddlers


  • Handle administrative tasks as they come up so the Editorial Director and VP can be freed up to do their work.


  • Masters of Science in Early Childhood and Art Education

  • Teaching experience.

  • Proven ability to write and edit

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with educators

Note: Please provide a cover letter and or a writing sample in your application.


Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Some benefits that we offer:

  • 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

  • Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

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Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here at .