Thursday, October 24, 2019

Vice President of Educational Outreach of izzit.org




An immediate opportunity for a Vice President of Educational Outreach at izzit.org. Join a non-profit media company with world-wide reach.  This newly created position will be a key contributor to our management team.  Position may be based remotely, with visits to company headquarters in Erie, PA as appropriate. We are looking for a hands-on leader with demonstrated results. 


The successful candidate will be immediately assisted by our Director of Education, Content/Customer Support team and a complete suite of shared services (Admin, Marketing, Graphics, IT). Additional dedicated staff will be added as a result of success in achieving growth.

We are a data-driven organization and seek someone who will define metrics for success for each campaign (traditional and digital) or event, then implement, track and optimize those campaigns/events.      
Travel is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. For more information about our organization visit www.izzit.org . If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter telling us how your experience can help our organization to Cindee@izzit.org


Key Components:
  • With CEO, develop strategic plan with measurable growth-oriented goals for 1, 3 and 7 years
  • With Director of Education and Director of Marketing, develop plan for marketing and promotion of teaching units, current events lessons, educational courses, and Teachable Moments
  • Cultivate relationships with industry experts, distribution channels, and organizations
  • With CEO, responsible for direct and indirect solicitation of funding from non-government sources to support the annual budget, including identification of potential funding sources
  • Manage to an ever-changing budget
  • Identify external advocates who can champion our projects with their targeted audience; build relationships with school boards and district officials, educational and other organizations for potential alliances
  • Identify new channels for distribution and define measurable goals for success with each channel
  • Participate in creative/brainstorming for projects when appropriate
  • Co-plan events / conferences / annual dinners
  • Provide information and commentary for brainstorms, deliberations and rough cuts;
  • Maintain brand integrity, including logo use, verbiage and other details that identify izzit.org and all its products, websites and communications.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with organizations for product releases
  • Develop new uses for existing products.
  • Submit entries to festivals / award and follow up
  • Reports 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Geography as Destiny - Coming Soon from izzit.org!


Why were the Aztec no match for the Spanish? Did geography of the cultures play a part?

Can geography influence the success (or failure) of a culture? Some scholars think it can. Explore this concept with a look at the Aztec and Spanish and the battle for Tenochtitlan.

Help your students understand that geography is about far more than just locating places on a map. Watch the trailer now!




Learn more about this upcoming educational video here.