Digital Content Specialist & Social/Editorial Copywriter (Folsom, CA)

CDE, Center for Digital Education and Converge magazine, based in Folsom, CA is seeking a Digital Content Specialist & Social/Editorial Copywriter with content, editorial and social media writing skills to cover technology deployments in the education sector.

Converge is one of the 4 brands of e.Republic - among Converge are, Governing, Government Technology, Emergency Management - CDE covers how technology can make education smarter through use of smart technology.

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This position will provide quality, job-critical content in a variety of formats for Converge and the Center for Digital Education.

You will be part of the CDE team. Take a look as to who the CDE team players are:

Note: This position will be an in-house position in Folsom, CA. If you consider moving, we do not offer re-location services.


Coordinates with Deputy Director of Content on annual plans for content, editorial and social media

Develops a quarterly content plan for Converge/CDE

Develops an editorial calendar for Converge

Develops a social media strategy for Converge/CDE, including SEO

Develops a communications plan for promoting CDE awards and programs

Responsible for posting content stories on a daily basis. Interviewing and creating content. Self-generated written content required may be minimally 30% but is subject to change

Responsible for and aggregating timely, content-rich newsletters for both K12 and Higher Ed audiences

Responsible for creation of video production and podcast where needed in coordination with the Chief Content Officer

Works with team to create evergreen content from the vast education works created from research, surveys and custom content areas

Manages bloggers and guest writers

Works with freelance writers and internal editorial team to ensure Converge magazine is relevant and timely

Works closely with copy editor on all written projects


Aware of content timing (ways to increase the reach of CDE content)

Ability to write clearly and meet deadlines

Generating, creating and sharing content daily that builds meaningful connections

Building and executing social media strategy through competitive and audience research

Ability to set up and optimize CDE content within each social media platform and on CDE website as well as experience with SEO

Creative thinker

Team player

Not required but a large social media following would be a bonus


Background in education technology or information technology in an educational setting

Experience with video content creation