Reporting to and collaborating with WWB’s education editor and curriculum designer, the education fellow will:
- Research and provide in-house expertise on literatures to be included in the next literary unit of WWB Campus, which will focus on the Caribbean region.
- Research and vet digital contextual materials to include with each piece of literature in the unit, corresponding with authors and translators as needed.
- Upload literature and resources to current WWB Campus website and support the migration to a new platform.
- Proofread curricular materials and guest blog posts; write blog posts when needed.
- Draft social media copy, select images, and schedule social media posts for WWB Campus content and news.
- Prepare monthly educator newsletters, event invitations, and announcements using Mailchimp.
- Provide event support for webinars and other WWB Campus events.
- Track program statistics, participating schools, and outcomes for grant and board reports.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Familiarity, through either academic or personal background, with the literatures, cultures, and history of a country or countries in the Caribbean strongly preferred
- At least one year of classroom teaching experience at the secondary or college level strongly preferred
- Excellent verbal and written English-language communication skills; proofreading skills desired
- Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, work independently, and meet deadlines
- Fluent in English with working proficiency in Spanish, French, or Haitian Creole strongly preferred
- Excellent organizational, research, and writing skills
- Demonstrated interest in international literature, global learning, and/or literary translation
- Experience using Mailchimp, CMS, social media, and YouTube a plus
The education fellow will work a part-time schedule of 20 hours per week for ten months starting in October 2021. This is a remote position; however, the fellow will be expected to be available during US eastern time working hours. This position pays $20–$22 per hour, DOE.
Words Without Borders does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, nationality, marital status, parental status, military service, or disability. We are committed to pursuing equity and inclusion in our organization and seek candidates who bring diverse backgrounds and new perspectives to our work. Individuals from groups who have been historically underrepresented in the fields of publishing and education are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit the following materials to email@example.com with the subject line “Education Fellowship”:
- A thoughtful cover letter that outlines relevant skills and experiences and explains how the position aligns with your professional goals
- A résumé
- A nonfiction writing sample (blog post or article, lesson plan or unit, academic paper, etc.)
DEADLINE: Monday, August 16, 2021, at 11:59pm eastern time (US)