Associate Project Coordinator
Job Details
Entry
Full Time
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Company Overview:

At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We've adopted a remote-first culture. Our diverse team is based across the US with many working out of our office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

Location: Remote

 

Position Overview

As Associate Project Coordinator, you will support the production and publishing efforts of Nearpod’s content development. You will perform a wide variety of tasks to keep our content production efforts on track: Communicating with the contractors who write and design our lessons, tracking progress, reviewing work and much more. This role reports to the Content Development Project Manager and is critical to our team’s efforts. 

 

About You: 

  • You are known for your attention to detail.

  • You are trusted for your excellent follow-through.

  • You enjoy juggling multiple projects at once.

  • You like moving quickly and excel in a fast-paced environment.

  • You apply critical thinking to everyday operational tasks.

  • You have a passion for improving education and are eager to learn and grow in the rapidly evolving ed-tech space.

 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the work of our contractors and production vendors: 

    • Manage project assignments to ensure on-time/on-spec delivery

    • Troubleshoot workflow issues to ensure production is streamlined 

  • Create training materials and coordinate trainings for our contractors/vendors

  • Update (and sometimes build) production trackers 

  • Coordinate project documentation and file management

  • Facilitate independent contractor recruitment and paperwork with legal/finance 

  • Review lessons to ensure all content meets our quality standards

  • Support our team leads with sourcing, tracking, and crediting 3rd-party assets

  • Provide backend publishing support and data entry as needed

 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • 1+ years of relevant experience 

  • Strong writing and editorial skills

  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills

  • Experience working in the Google Suite

  • Experience tracking projects in spreadsheets

  • Bonus points for fluency in Spanish (some of our vendors are in South America)

  • Bonus points for experience with content management systems JIRA, Airtable

 

 In order to apply for this position:

  • Please submit a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in this position or a writing sample (article, blog post, paper, etc). 

 

Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


 

Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
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