Job Opportunities

Thank you for considering Common Sense as a place to work. We feel strongly about hiring smart, passionate, creative people who want to improve the media and technology landscape for kids, families, and schools. 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. Please click the job title to see full job description for that position. Please submit applications by sending your resume and cover letter to jobs@commonsense.org and putting the position you're applying for in the subject line.

What is the process after an application is submitted?

Applications are collected in the jobs inbox – please note we cannot respond to every application.

  1. Our HR team reviews applications to identify qualified candidates.
  2. Qualified candidates are invited to do a telephone screening.
  3. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an in-person interview. Common Sense typically conducts 2 to 3 rounds of in-person interviews in the hiring process.
  4. References will be solicited from our final candidates. (Please note that some positions will require additional background checks.)
  5. A formal written job offer will be made to our top final candidate.

Here at Common Sense we honor the diversity of our talented employees.  

Current Openings

Vice President, Marketing

We are seeking a champion for the brand and responsible for growing awareness and engagement across platforms and partnerships.  The VP, Marketing will work closely with cross-functional teams and agency resources to define and execute our brand strategy, marketing programs, and campaigns.

Partnerships Coordinator

We are seeking a Partnerships Coordinator that will work closely with the business development team to support a growing portfolio of partners, requiring a broad range of partnership management duties. 

Director of Finance and Administration

We are looking for a Director of Finance and Administration who is a CPA with deep nonprofit accounting experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in public accounting, preferably servicing a mix of for profit and nonprofit clients. 

Communications Manager

We are seeking a talented Communications Manager to help strategize, execute, and support Common Sense's media relations campaigns across the organization's consumer, education, and research efforts.  Externally, the Manager works closely with reporters, editors, producers, conference organizers and others, to secure positive media coverage and external promotion of Common Sense and its mission.

Salesforce Administrator

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Salesforce Administrator to manage Common Sense’s Salesforce.com application and work effectively with key business stakeholders.  

Senior Editor, STEM Content

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Editor, STEM Content, that will manage a team of reviewers who rate edtech tools for their quality and learning potential in the classroom. This person will edit reviews of education-focused apps, websites, games, and online curricula in consultation with our Graphite content team, contribute to the department's overall editorial and content strategy, and author content, including articles for educators, recommended lists, and instructional advice related to media and technology.