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Operations Associate

Rolling Deadline  |  Full-Time Job

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CommonLit is a nonprofit edtech startup dedicated to providing high-quality literacy instruction to low-income students and students of color in grades 3-12 to prepare them for success in college and careers. We operate a free online reading and writing program, www.CommonLit.org, that is used by 7 million teachers and students monthly. We are looking for an Operations Associate who is excited to work for a fast-paced tech startup. The ideal candidate would be willing to work across several departments (marketing, HR, content, operations, and fundraising), and is committed to CommonLit’s mission of preparing all students to succeed in the 21st century. Responsibilities may include managing and/or participating in projects that involve content licensing, data entry, copyediting, managing strategic marketing initiatives, and conducting time-sensitive research. We are looking for a candidate with excellent research and writing skills, attention to detail, and a hunger to learn new skills. This is an entry-level position in a fast-growing organization that offers many opportunities for growth and advancement in a number of different departments. To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to careers@commonlit.org and include “Operations Associate” in the subject line of the email. Your cover letter should explain why you’re a good candidate for the role, and the special skill(s) that you would bring to the CommonLit team.

Responsibilities:

    • Participate in or lead multiple projects simultaneously, collaborating across departments
    • Support content acquisition and licensing
    • Edit, copyedit, digitize, and publish resources
    • Complete research tasks to support strategic projects
    • Complete administrative and HR tasks
    • Support events, marketing, and public relations initiatives 

 

Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree
    • 0-2 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience in research, writing, and copyediting
    • A special skill in one or more of the following areas: content and/or digital marketing, fundraising, graphic design, video editing, or data analysis
    • Experience working with communities of color
    • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to work flexibly
    • Strategic thinker, self-starter, with strong time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail and desire for feedback
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  • How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@commonlit.org with Operations Associate in the subject line.
  • Apply by: September 1, 2020

Salary

$47,000 - $53,000

Benefits

Full Benefits

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