Thank you for considering Common Sense Media as a place to work. We feel strongly about hiring smart, passionate, creative people who want to make a difference in the media lives of kids. Here you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the hiring process.
How do I apply for a job?
All positions are posted on this website. You can search for open positions and submit applications by sending your CV and cover letter to: email@example.com and putting the position you're applying for in the subject line.
What is the process after an application is submitted?
The following is our process when recruiting and hiring new team members: :
Applications are collected in the jobs box – please note we cannot respond to every application.
- Our HR team reviews applications to identify qualified applicants.
- Qualified applicants are invited to do a telephone screening.
- Applicants who are successfully screened will be invited to an in-person interview. Common Sense typically conducts 1-2 rounds of in-person interviews in the hiring process.
- Once an applicant has successfully completed the interview process, Common Sense will make a verbal job offer, contingent upon reference checks.
- When pre-employment requirements are satisfied, a formal, written job offer is made.
Here at Common Sense we honor the diversity of our talented employees and the work we do every day to make a difference in kids’ lives. We live our core values every day as this thriving professional community continues to grow.
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We are looking for a 25 hour/month Senior SEO Consultant to help us continue to keep our websites at the top of organic search results, help us implement schema.org tagging, suggest new initiatives to improve rankings, and keep us abreast of the latest developments in the field.
Presently we are seeking a talented Designer to be responsible for designing and producing materials to support all of Common Sense Media's communication activities.
Common Sense Media has an opportunity for an experienced Drupal developer at a competitive salary. You would join a team of 7 Drupal developers and report directly to the CTO who also heads the 8-member Product/creative team.
We are currently seeking a full-time, two-year contract position for a West Virginia Education Manager to develop and manage strategic outreach collaborations with the state Department of Education, statewide educational organizations/associations, and key school districts in West Virginia. This position will also provide limited support to expand our efforts in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The primary objective of the Education Manager is to introduce Common Sense Media’s free resources to educators and help them learn how to best guide students (and their parents) in harnessing the full potential of technology for learning. The Education Manager will also provide professional development to teachers and administrators, pilot new educational resources, and evaluate the impact of programming.
Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization for children and families, is seeking a talented, enthusiastic and experienced UI Designer to create amazing user experiences for our websites (http://www.commonsense.org and http://www.graphite.org) and mobile apps.
Presently, we are seeking an experienced, talented and dynamic Education Business Development Consultant to perform a part-time role in helping to drive new business opportunities in the education space, in order to broaden our distribution footprint in schools and generate substantial revenue for the organization. The ideal candidate for this position will have deep experience in education-related business development, strategic and creative thinking skills, a collaborative work style and a strong track record of prospecting and closing new business. We are looking for considerable familiarity with the evolving Education ecosystem, including edtech startups & large enterprise, either in business development or investing, an intimate familiarity with key players, and how they are playing a role in the integration of technology into the classroom. The ability to work across multiple functional areas and management levels is critical: you must be comfortable and effective dealing with senior executives as well as product managers and editors. We have significant deal pipeline; this position must thrive in visualizing opportunities and closing deals.
The Communications department intern will be responsible for assisting the Communications department with general media relations duties and short-term administrative projects, and will function as part of a corporate-level communications team focusing on national press outreach. The intern will work 16-24 hours a week and will report to the Communications Coordinator.
We are excited to announce our 2013 summer and full-year internship program. This is your chance to be part of a mission-driven nonprofit with fun, collaborative, innovative people. We are seeking bright, socially able self-starters with a passion for our mission.