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Editorial Coordinator

US Social Impact | Hybrid in New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking to hire an Editorial Coordinator for U.S. Social Impact. The candidate will provide editorial and logistical support to the U.S. Social Impact content team and will report to the V.P. of Social Impact, who oversees the content needs of the department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure a smooth editorial process.
  • Coordinate meetings with internal creative teams, writers, and other stakeholders to discuss content development tasks.
  • Take detailed, clear, organized, and accurate notes and other information presented during meetings or brainstorming sessions.
  • Edit and/or proofread manuscripts and other texts to identify any grammatical and spelling errors and stylistic corrections.
  • Review layouts and designs.
  • Research facts and new features to maintain accuracy.
  • Perform corrections to manuscripts and other texts based on comments from the review process.
  • Perform administrative duties in support of the U.S. Social Impact Content Team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or Education or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of work experience in a comparable position is preferred
  • Excellent command of English vocabulary, spelling, grammar and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, especially in creating PowerPoint multiple media presentations is essential
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, handle a diverse workload, and work closely with coworkers


US Social Impact:

Sesame Workshop’s U.S. Social Impact department, in the division of Social Impact and Philanthropy, develops and implements philanthropically funded initiatives that support our nation’s children and families who are often marginalized. The department creates innovative, research-based initiatives and resources to enrich family engagement and build children’s development in early learning basics, emotional and health well-being, and building resilience to cope with traumatic experiences. During these unprecedented times, U.S. Social Impact has a significant opportunity to expand its reach and impact by addressing the societal consequences of the global pandemic and systemic disparities impacting children, families, and communities. We address these needs through three key initiatives, Sesame Street in Communities; Sesame and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, and Sesame for Military Families and work with a cadre of national partnerships to execute sustainable implementation.


Sesame Workshop:

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street which reaches 156 million children across 160 countries. The Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve.


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