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A career at Benchmark Education Company

Are you interested in helping children of all abilities learn to read?   Do you want a career that promises the satisfaction of inspiring teachers and administrators in their mission to provide instruction that gets results?   If you want to join a creative, energetic, fast-paced company with a proven track record and promise of continued growth, then consider a career with Benchmark Education Company.

Join a winning team and promote literacy worldwide

Benchmark Education Company, headquartered in New Rochelle, NY, produces research-based, proven-effective literacy materials for supplementary and intervention use with K-12 students, including gifted, on-level, and struggling readers; students with learning disabilities; and those still mastering English as a second language.   Standards-aligned products and services, supported by professional development training, are designed to supplement core reading programs and help teachers take each learner on a different road toward academic success.   BEC materials are used in over 15,000 schools and districts across the United States and abroad.

Current Opportunities:

We are looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to fill the following positions:

To apply for any of these positions, e-mail your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801. We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.


Director of IT Infrastructure

Position Purpose

This position will be responsible for the Infrastructure of Benchmark Education including the sites at New Rochelle, NY and Groveport, Ohio. Reporting to this position are the departments of Servers, Windows and Ubuntu, Database, which includes SQL Server, MySQL, and Postgres and Networking.

There are approximately 70 servers, mostly virtual.

This is a working management position and the applicant should be prepared to step in and lead the technical staff in the completion of their projects when necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and manage the daily operations of the Infrastructure Department
  • Support technology tools
  • Oversee Technology Infrastructure
  • Manage IT Security Policies and Practices
  • Develop departmental budget requirements and manage expenses
  • Collaborate with business units across the company to assist in their evaluation and implementation of technology tools
  • Vendor Relationship Management

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • College Degree or equivalent experience
  • 4 Years in a Senior Technical Position or a similar position
  • Technically proficient in Window Server and/or Linux
  • Knowledge of EMC Celera
  • Knowledge of VM Sphere and/or Hyper-V
  • Experience managing the AWS Cloud
  • Intermediate network knowledge
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical projects

Intern Metadata Associate

Position Purpose

To contribute toward Benchmark Education’s increased efforts to become a metadata-informed content publisher.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing and fixing inconsistencies of key data points
  • Troubleshooting data integrity; systematically updating key areas of data
  • Look up books/texts in Benchmark Universe and in InDesign files to check for correctness of copy and/or to generate information especially: Titles, Authors, Other Contributors, Descriptions, Topics, and Keywords
  • Copy lines out of catalogs, especially assembly codes and prices  
  • Cross-check names and addresses

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • Computer Literate
  • Experience working with databases
  • Aptitude for and willingness to learn new systems and processes

Vice President, Human Resources (New Rochelle, NY)

Position Purpose

The Vice President will work with the President, COO and other senior managers in leading the Human Resources function to help the company move successfully to the next level of business operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help identify and address gaps in leadership, organizational effectiveness and work performance through training, succession planning and various performance management techniques; develop organizational structure and workflow.
  • Lead the Company’s staffing and recruiting efforts to ensure the hiring of top talent.
  • Help asses and implement compensation and benefit strategies to meet current and future needs.
  • Improve leadership and management skills of managers and supervisors.
  • Expand and formalize our Internship Program.
  • Increase the use of technology in administering and managing HR services and programs.
  • Project-manage and track various initiatives.

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • A track record of at least 5 years of developing and initiating human resources and organizational development strategies in a growing company.
  • Strong recruitment and training skills and background.
  • Experience in both corporate and fast-paced entrepreneurial environments.
  • Experience in publishing or educational publishing a plus.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Solid experience in all major functional areas of HR.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees. We offer health benefits: Medical, Dental , Vision as well as, 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com. Please include salary history and target in your letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Director of Publishing Operations (New Rochelle, NY)

Position Purpose

Responsible for all print, digital and promotional projects delivered on time and within budget. The Director of Production Services has absolute authority over Production ( Print and Digital), Digital Assets, Tech, and  Multimedia. Establish new processes and workflow for Print Production and Digital Production, Digital Assets for product and marketing/promotion

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Digital Production workflow needs to be streamlined/improved/automated.
  • Automating of production needs to be streamlined/accelerated.
  • Improve lines of communication between Editorial, Print Production, and Manufacturing.
  • Work out kinks/weak links in Print Production, specifically as it relates to printing/manufacturing.
  • Digital Assets: oversee off-site developers to ensure that processes are streamlined and that all digital assets are uploaded/QA’d/published in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that proper QA plans are in place and that resources are allocated.
  • Update workflow documentation, as needed.
  • Strengthen departmental teams (clean house and hire the right people) so that all is set up to run smoothly in the long run.
  • Strengthen the role of the Production Manager.
  • Ensure that metadata requirements are met by all departments and that the proper processes are followed.
  • Set up streamlined departments, with scalability ( per-project hires, outside vendors
  • Implement Woodwing.
  • Create budgets with department heads. Monitor and update budgets as needed. Set up a budgeting system whereby information is fed to Finance.
  • Understanding of lifeview for purchase orders/specs/production
  • Understanding of Echo360 and on line training materials

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees. We offer health benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision as well as, 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com.  Please include salary history and target in your letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Correlation Specialist (New Rochelle, NY)

Position Purpose

The Correlation Specialist drives and develops standard correlations for all products, both core and supplemental.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Correlate teacher and student materials to standards, including CCSS, NGSS, and individual state and district standards (e.g., TEKS). 
  • Outsource larger jobs to correlation vendors.
  • Manage correlation requests from different departments including sales, marketing, professional development, and our customers. 
  • Aid Sales Support and Customer Operations in the response to RFPs that require correlations. 
  • Manage data associated with correlations. 

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in related field
  • 3+ years of educational publishing experience in a PreK-8 setting
  • 3+ years’ experience in correlating standards for state and district adoptions
  • Knowledge of the educational marketplace and demands for standards alignment
  • Expert knowledge of Common Core and State Standards
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Understanding of PARCC, SBAC, and state Assessments
  • Strong technology skills including MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Comfortable with navigating online and internal information systems

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801.  We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Marketing Data Analyst (New Rochelle, NY)

Benchmark Education is a growing educational publishing company that produces award-winning supplemental texts and teaching materials -- print and technology-based -- to help children of all ages and abilities achieve literacy for life. Our company is high-energy, fast-paced, productive, and team-oriented, with a lot of opportunity for learning and career growth.

Position Purpose

To support the sales team on pricing and customer relationship management (CRM) needs, establish and execute tracking, measurement, and reporting for all of our marketing efforts, including direct mail and e-mail blasts. Develop and deliver the analyses that will be used to measure the effectiveness of our past marketing campaigns and help shape future plans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify the appropriate data to investigate, then gather, analyze, and interpret it
  • Produce regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports as well as analysis 
  • Report findings and research to senior management
  • Make recommendations based on your findings

Job Requirements

  • 1 to 2 years of  superior data analyst experience in marketing analysis and evaluation
  • An MBA degree or Master's degree, in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in Access and Excel
  • Demonstrated commitment to detail and accuracy while having the ability to understand the big picture
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.  

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801  We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Department  Coordinator (New Rochelle, NY)

Position Purpose

The Department Coordinator will work with the Publisher, VP of Content Creation, and Executive Content Developers to manage various aspects of overall operations of the Content Creation Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage/Track: Contracts, RFP’s, Invoices
  • Maintain general departmental documentation
  • Maintain databases (vendors, authors, freelancers)
  • Maintain project lists (authors, consultants, vendors, freelancers, contributors)
  • Schedule departmental meetings
  • Coordinate writers’ guidelines
  • Respond to editors’ needs
  • Coordinate training sessions 
  • Assist with project sourcing efforts
  • Manage project launch process

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in publishing or comparable
  • Bachelor of Arts, preferably in English
  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Intermediate-Advanced proficiency, MS Office
  • Basic proficiency, Adobe Creative Suite is preferred
  • Comfortable juggling several projects concurrently
  • Experience with content management systems and managing data

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801.  We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Digital Producer (New Rochelle, NY)

Position Purpose

The Digital Producer plays an integral role in conceptualizing, planning, and executing of ed-tech products. The Digital Producer works closely with the Editorial Team and Software Development team to ensure quality of both content and function of digital product. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assist Editorial and SaaS in the development wireframes for new digital products and for existing print products that need digital presence.
  • Conceptualize user experience from both a student and educator’s perspective.
  • Identify problems, suggest solutions, and clearly communicate the details required to build the product as conceptualized.
  • Track and document digital product through all stages of development including leading the QA check of final product.
  • Manage metadata associated with digital product.
  • Train and communicate with other departments on use of digital product.  
  • Assist in troubleshooting of problems identified by other departments and customers, including fielding customer service tickets. 

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3+ years  of experience in ed-tech development
  • Familiarity with basic programming languages
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801.  We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Senior Leader, Warehouse(Groveport, OH)

Position Purpose

Responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as strategic oversight of our warehouse and customer operations functions located at our Groveport Ohio facility.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage, recruit and retain a staff of managers and supervisors to ensure the timely distribution and receipt of product while remaining within budget and adhering to our policies and quality standards
  • Monitor facility productivity and insure that operational goals are achieved
  • Build strong team in both the warehouse and customer operations functions to insure a steady pipeline of talent for positions throughout the facility
  • Ensure warehouse personnel have safe, efficient equipment to perform their functions and that the warehouse adheres to all safety standards and protocols
  • Ensure quality service is provided to all of our customers, both internal and external, and that any issues are addressed and raised to senior management as appropriate
  • Work closely with sales and customer operations to insure customer satisfaction is maintained at the highest level
  • Serve as project leader for new building implementations
  • Prepare and submit daily /weekly productivity  reports
  • Based on experience and knowledge recommend improvements to processes, procedures and technology to insure the facility operates in the most efficient manner
  • Insure employees are trained to use equipment and software to the fullest advantage

Job Requirements/Skills and Experience

  • Degree preferred;  business or logistics
  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in distribution / logistics / customer service operations
  • Prior senior leadership experience in a warehouse environment
  • Experience improving processes and documenting changes
  • Publishing distribution experience a plus

Benchmark Education Company offers competitive compensation; a collegial work environment; and comprehensive benefits for permanent full time employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision 401K Plan, Profit Sharing and Life Insurance.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter (including salary history and target) to jobs@benchmarkeducation.com or mail them to Human Resources, Benchmark Education Company, 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801  We will only consider resumes accompanied by a cover letter.

Benchmark Education Company values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer