Jobs

Kurani is hiring freelancers for the jobs listed below. Apply now to be a part of Kurani.


Media Relations Associate
Media Relations Associate will help Kurani raise brand awareness through press, publishing, website, and social media. The position is for freelance, part-time only and available immediately.

Requirements
2-5 years of professional experience in marketing, PR, or journalism
relationships with Editors and Journalists in top-tier US media
able to work remotely, part-time

Responsibilities
handle multiple projects on different timelines
pitch to secure media placements
devise new tactics for marketing and press (beyond traditional article writing, social media, and infographics)
work with graphic designers to create outreach collateral, including brochures
propose new ideas for garnering press
stay informed on opportunities for press, speaking and writing, and awards
write and issue press releases to relevant beats


Journalist
Journalists will help Kurani raise brand awareness through copywriting and publishing. The position is for freelance, part-time only and available immediately.

Requirements
• track record of publishing in top tier US media (ex: NYTimes, WSJ, Forbes, NPR, FastCo)
• comfortable working on commission/pay per article published

Responsibilities
propose article storylines to Kurani leadership
gather project information, impact data, and interviews as content for articles
pitch approved storylines to top-tier US media
write and edit original copy for 600-1400 word articles
review article drafts with Kurani leadership
work with media Editors to finalize and publish articles with relevant images


Interior Architect, Interior Designer
Interior Architects and Interior Designers will assist in the design of interior learning spaces from concept through construction drawings. The position is for freelance only and available immediately.

Requirements
• 2-5 years of professional experience in architecture or interior design
• skilled in 2D/3D visualization and software: Rhino, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Revit and 3ds Max is a plus
• able to work remotely, part-time

Responsibilities
• participate in design workshops to understand client needs and program
• research case studies and project precedents relevant to our projects
• develop architectural programming charts and floor area test fits
• produce multiple design concepts per project
• select furnishings, finishes, and equipment
• coordinate with external consultants on MEP, graphics, tech
• draft Design Development phase architectural packages
• assemble client-facing design presentations in InDesign


Research Associate
Researchers will assess the impact Kurani’s built spaces are having on teachers and students. The position is for freelance, part-time only and available immediately.

Requirements
2-5 years of experience in research, consulting, data, or program evaluation
experience designing qualitative and quantitative collection methods
• able to work remotely, part-time

Responsibilities
collaborate with Kurani designers to understand project objectives and design
coordinate with clients to develop metrics for project success
design data collection methods to measure the efficacy of our spaces quantitatively/qualitatively
implement data collection methods (ex: pre and post occupancy surveys, interviews, sensors)
interpret and consolidate data
package results as content suitable for case studies, media, and marketing
prepare case studies on Kurani projects and their impact