Managing Editor, Parents Online

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Bring your editorial talent to a website that focuses on helping parents guide their children on their learning journeys. This is the perfect opportunity for a creative, detail-oriented digital editor who’s equally adept at ideating and executing high-level content ideas and managing day-to-day operations.  



  • Work closely with Senior Editorial Director to define and drive editorial strategy and initiatives.

  • Support Senior Editorial Director to plan and meet product and business goals.

  • Help execute day-to-day editorial operations.

  • Along with Senior Editorial Director, manage Senior and Assistant Editors as well as freelance staff (designer, editors, bloggers).

  • Manage site editorial calendar and ensure publication of fresh, timely content that appeals to our consumer base of parents.

  • Edit and oversee writing of copy, including blogs, articles and book lists from editorial staff, bloggers and freelance writers.

  • Ideate editorial content based on seasonal and relevant themes.

  • Source and manage freelance editorial contributors.

  • Oversee the creation of monthly newsletters, working closely with email marketing team.

  • Understand and track key site and business drivers and use that data to inform site content development and promotional strategy.

  • Work with technical team on necessary site improvements.

  • Oversee creation, management and coordination of business units’ promotions.

  • Onboard contractors and review legal documents and contracts; liaise with legal department.

  • Stay abreast of competitive marketplace, influencers and trends.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree in related fields a plus.

  • 8+ years experience in managing online editorial for a robust web site or initiative.

  • Demonstrated editorial management skills, of both staff and freelancers.

  • Strong understanding of technical side of editorial tasks; familiarity with CMS tools and standards.

  • Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail.

  • Excellent, demonstrated editorial skills – writing, editing, creative concepting.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Highly creative; experience with video production a plus.

  • Experience with site migration and rebranding strategy.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Passion for understanding needs of parents and kids and developing strategies to meet those needs.

  • Love for literacy and learning and helping parents navigate their children's educational journey.

    Note: Please submit a cover letter highlighting your relevant qualifications and demonstrated interest in parenting, children and literacy issues. 


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 

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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.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

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.

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