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Sales Director – eMentoring Solutions
Cricket Media seeks a Sales Director to sell our award-winning CricketTogether and TryEngineering Together eMentoring programs into human resources, community outreach and corporate social responsibility departments of sponsor companies. CricketTogether is a scalable solution that sets up employees of sponsor companies with students to help build 21st century reading, writing, and analytical skills. TryEngineering Together is a white-label version of CricketTogether focused on STEM education. The ideal candidate possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for children’s education. Must also be a direct, honest, logical thinker with abundant energy and desire for excellence and success and can grow our eMentoring solutions by expanding into new sales channels, broadening existing customer relationships, and expanding into additional geographies.
Location: Based in McLean, VA (some travel required)
Reports to: Vice President, International & Operations
Program Coordinator – TryEngineering Together and CricketTogether (eMentoring Programs)
Cricket Media seeks an ambitious, organized Program Coordinator that is a highly-effective K-12 teacher leader or program manager with strong teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills to provide day-to-day leadership and oversight for CricketTogether (www.crickettogether.com) and TryEngineering Together (http://tryengineeringtogether.com). The ideal candidate would be a teacher leader who has additional experience either working with an education publishing company or a digital learning company and has worked in under-resourced communities and is committed to helping all children succeed.
The Program Coordinator helps to develop and manage Cricket Media’s educational specifications, projects, and product offerings and has primary responsibility for managing the content and supporting users within the eMentoring products. In addition, the Coordinator will help expand the Cricket Media community, serves as a key contact with partner schools to develop enlightening and engaging educational experiences and content, and helps leverage Cricket Media’s print media for digital social learning and collaboration.
CricketTogether and TryEngineering Together, Cricket Media’s award-winning flexible Employee/Community Engagement eMentoring programs connect online reading of award-winning content, a structured curriculum, and adult eMentors to some of the country’s highest-need classrooms in a successful effort to increase students’ interests and abilities in reading, writing, STEM and critical thinking.
Location: Based in McLean, VA
Reports to: Vice President of Education Products
Digital Designer – eBooks
Cricket Media seeks an experienced Digital Designer to join our Digital Media team to create eBooks in multiple formats. Must have expertise in maintaining brand guidelines and the ability to stay organized and work efficiently with a heavy workload. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of publishing design experience, including InDesign and all eReader formats, and a desire to make fun, engaging content for children. Strong interpersonal skills—along with ability to function at a high level on multiple projects in a collaborative, deadline-driven environment—are essential.
Location: Based in Chicago, IL (Downtown)
Reports to: Digital Art Director
Cricket Media seeks experienced and enthusiastic U.S.-based ESL/EFL teachers as tutors for a new online EFL tutoring service designed to help Chinese primary students learn English through a 1:1 match with native English speakers. As remote tutors, successful candidates will teach online EFL lessons as independent contractors working from home. Tutors typically work at least 7 hours per week, usually in the early morning or evening hours, based on client volume and needs. The children, ages 5–12, will be excited to practice English with their tutors in an engaging, interactive 1:1 online setting. Together, Cricket Media and NeuPals will supply platform training, teaching tips, assignments and scheduling, and tech/scheduling support.
Reports to: Program Director, NeuABC
Cricket Media seeks a Senior Accountant to become a key member of our existing Finance & Accounting team. A thorough understanding of the entire month-end/year-end accounting process is key. Must be detail-oriented and have a minimum five (5) years of accounting experience. Must be positive and proactive, demonstrate strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and have strong written and oral communications skills.
Location: Based in McLean, VA
Reports to: Controller