Sourcer, Product, Engineering and Data

Newsela, Remote

Instructional Content Platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights.

The Role 

As a core member of our People and talent team, you will be a key driver in growing Newsela’s Technology and Product functions over the coming years. You will support the full life-cycle recruitment for job openings and deliver the best experience to all candidates and hiring managers. Partnering closely with recruiters and hiring managers,  you will create powerful sourcing strategies to hire top talent, achieve hiring goals, and build a diverse talent pool. Beyond simply recruiting for our growing team, you will be an influential team member helping shape and build our company culture as our business expands rapidly. 

Why You’ll Love This Role

By hiring a world-class team, you will have a transformative impact on student literacy across the country and around the globe. Your work will directly enable us to build the teams necessary to help bring Newsela’s platform to more schools nationwide. This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in building a highly passionate and innovative team that is dedicated to our mission of transforming the future of education, enhancing how districts and teachers engage students, and providing time-saving approaches that allow educators to design customized learning for different levels of readers.

Why We’ll Love You:

You have incredible research skills and a proven track record of developing innovative strategies to identify top talent in the market. You uphold professionalism and balance the complexities of research for multiple teams at a time. You effectively evaluate candidates for skillset, with a sharp focus on meeting the current and future needs of our growing business. You are an expert communicator and have a high regard for process and data integrity.  You are passionate about our mission and may even have previous experience in research, sourcing or recruiting in a high growth environment.   

About Newsela 

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.


About Newsela

Newsela is an education technology startup dedicated to transforming the way students access the world through words. Their team combines powerful technological know-how with real-world experience earned in the classroom, the newsroom, and the boardroom. They publish high-interest news and nonfiction articles daily at five levels of complexity for grades 2-12 using a proprietary, rapid text-leveling process. By combining relevant and interesting nonfiction content with standards-aligned assessments, Newsela gives educators the primary solution to dramatically improve students’ literacy skills for the 21st century.


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