Work at Chalkbeat

Want to help us cover the effort to transform public education? Do you believe in building the future of strong, sustainable journalism? Do you love to learn on the job?

Chalkbeat is hiring mission-driven journalists, business staff, and technologists who believe an independent local press is vital to ensuring that education improves. Join us as we seek to provide deep, local coverage of education policy and practice that informs decisions and actions, leading to better schools.

Digital Marketing Manager

We’re seeking a digital marketing manager to help Chalkbeat grow into one of the largest nonprofit news sites in the country.  Our digital marketing manager will drive key outcomes for both our revenue and editorial teams — increasing digital revenue, growing email subscribers, and piloting new audience growth initiatives.

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Engagement Editor

We’re seeking an engagement editor to grow our audience and deepen our relationship with readers. Our engagement editor will help our network of local bureaus and national team better understand the news needs of our core audiences, build stronger relationships with communities that need critical information about schools, and expand our reach to inform as many people as possible about key developments in public education.

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Regional Development Director, East

We’re seeking a regional development director to help us achieve our ambitious fundraising and expansion goals. Working closely with Chalkbeat’s revenue team, the Regional Development Director will oversee the foundation and fundraising relationships in New York, Newark, and other Chalkbeat markets.

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2019 Summer Internship

We’re seeking a summer intern for a 10-week paid internship from June to August 2019.  This will offer student journalists the opportunity to work alongside some of the nation’s top education journalists in a dynamic, rapidly growing organization.

Learn more and apply here.

Chalkbeat is dedicated to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. Chalkbeat encourages people of all races, colors, national origins, ancestries, creeds, religions, genders, ages, disabilities, veteran status, sexual orientations and marital statuses to apply.