Finding the ideal opportunity is to find a place you can pursue your interests, be who you are and follow your dreams. It is a place where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits.

 

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to jobs@cricketmedia.com. Please reference the position in the subject line. No phone calls please.

 

Open Positions:


 

Digital Asset Management Coordinator

Location:  Downtown Chicago, IL or Metro D.C. area

 

The Digital Asset Management Coordinator will be based in downtown Chicago, IL, or McLean, VA.  Must have ability to update and maintain metadata in Cricket Media’s Digital Asset Library as it serves the education, publishing, sales, licensing, and technology teams.

 

The Digital Asset Management Coordinator will help maintain our global Digital Asset Management (DAM) system; will be instrumental in consistent metadata tagging; will be responsible for understanding best practices; will also work closely with the Director, Digital Asset Management Services, for escalation issues.

 

Status:  Full-time, salaried, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible

Reports to:  Director, DAM Services

 

Required: BA and prior experience with DAM systems; 1+ years of proven success in DAM-related work. Preferred: MLS in Library Science or advanced technical degree with concentration in Digital Asset Management.

 


 

Assistant Editor

Location:  Downtown Chicago, IL

 

The Assistant Editor will proof digital content for publication, verifying accuracy of text and narration for children’s digital reading products. Other duties include posting calls for submissions, reviewing submissions, proofing pages, and assisting with online writing forums. Our creative team is small, tight-knit, and closely collaborative. We’re looking for someone ready to give and receive constructive, creative feedback and join us in shaping the voice and vision of our unique, award-winning magazines for children. Cricket Media’s aesthetic aspirations are sky-high, and the ideal candidate will be smart and industrious with a publishing background and a commitment to children’s intellectual growth and development.

 

Required:  BA required; minimum 2 years of experience in editing and writing; respect for kids’ intelligence, experiences, and passion; strong, creative writing background; voracious appetite for reading; knowledge of (or at least fondness for) children’s literature or readiness to familiarize oneself with that world; proficiency in a variety of technologies for work and communications, particularly Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Status:  Full-time, hourly

Reports to:  Director of Editorial

 

 


 

NeuABC TUTORS

Location:  Online (Remote)

 

BECOME A NeuABC TUTOR, a Powerful Online Platform—with Macmillan Content!  JOIN THE TEAM!  CRICKET MEDIA is seeking 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.

 

Welcome to Happy NeuABC!  You’ll be working on a dynamic new platform powered by NeuPals and Cricket Media, partner companies in China and the U.S.—with tried-and-true content adapted from Happy Campers by Macmillan Education, LLC.  Together, Cricket Media and NeuPals will supply platform training, teaching tips, assignments and scheduling, and tech/scheduling support.

 

Status:                  Part-time/hourly

Reports to:          Program Director, NeuABC

 

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