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- Business Analyst
Cricket Media is looking for a Business Analyst to work out of the company’s corporate headquarters in Herndon, VA and report directly to the Senior Director/Educational Products. Among other things, the Business Analyst will be responsible for documenting product requirements using interviews, document analysis, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis. The Business Analyst will also communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements.
- Financial Analyst
The responsibilities of the Financial Analyst primarily consist of financial modeling, equity tracking, and developing and monitoring operating metrics. This person is also a key player in the annual budget process. The ideal candidate will have two to three years’ experience dealing with a broad range of colleagues, partners, customers, investors, and senior management. The position reports directly to the Company’s CFO.
- Marketing Director – Digital and Direct Response
The Marketing Director will provide hands-on daily management and execution of our acquisition and renewal marketing campaigns and operations, while also playing a role in driving the overall business strategy and growth plan. The Marketing Director will also be responsible for integrating quantitative analysis and creative tactics to meet specific business goals for revenue and renewal rates.
- Senior Manager - Email and Content Marketing
The Email and Content Marketing Senior Manager will provide hands-on daily management and execution of our email and content marketing campaigns and operations, while also playing a role in driving the overall business strategy and growth plan. The Senior Manager will be responsible for integrating quantitative analysis and creative tactics to meet specific business goals for revenue and response rates. Additionally, the Senior Manager will leverage sound research/testing methodology to implement a comprehensive testing strategy.
- Editorial Assistant - Children’s Print and Digital Magazines
Cricket Media is looking for an Editorial Assistant to support the editorial staff for a number of our titles across a variety of formats, including print magazines, digital editions, and mobile apps. This is an hourly/full-time, entry-level position, based in our Chicago, IL office. College degree or equivalent training in related field, excellent writing skills, and knowledge of literature required. Proofreading and copyediting experience would be an advantage. Interest in childhood and some understanding of the needs of young readers is also important.
- Education Specialist
The Education Specialist has primary responsibility for developing and managing the content, product development and delivery of Cricket Media’s education products, challenges, hosted projects, and collaborative learning spaces. In addition, the Specialist serves as a key contact with partner organizations and sponsors to develop enlightening and engaging educational experiences and content, and helps leverage Cricket Media’s print media for digital social learning.
- Senior Director - Content Specialist
The Senior Director has key responsibility for developing and managing the content and assessment development and quality control for Cricket Media’s Content Licensing Service and Digital Asset Management System (DAM). In addition, the Senior Director serves as a key contact with partner organizations and sponsors to develop enlightening and engaging educational experiences and content, and helps leverage Cricket Media’s print media for digital social learning.
- Payroll / Project Lead Accountant
Cricket Media is looking for a full time person in Herndon, VA, reporting to the company’s Controller. Responsibilities include: overseeing the company’s US & Canadian payroll process; handling miscellaneous general ledger entries and other projects as assigned; participation in the review and improvement of policies, processes & controls; and assisting in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.
- Web Manager
The Web Manager will work out of the company’s corporate headquarters in Herndon, VA and report directly to the Senior Director/Educational Products. The Web Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of web content across Cricket Media sites. This includes working with multiple content management systems (Ektron / WordPress / internal), working with business leads to maintain fresh, relevant content across sites at all times, and troubleshooting and resolving content-related issues identified across web sites.
- Editor – BABYBUG/LADYBUG
Cricket Media is looking for an Editor to assume direction of two of our children’s media brands, BABYBUG, for infants and toddlers, and LADYBUG, for children ages 3-6 years. The position includes developing and editing content across a variety of formats, including print magazines, digital editions, and mobile apps. Minimum of 5 years professional experience.