Associate Editor

By March 1, 2016Uncategorized

Mission:

The associate editor assists the managing editor in the complete production of all media for the magazines s/he is assigned to and ensures each product is published on time and without errors. The associate editor works directly with feature clients and freelance writers to craft stories from start to finish.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the managing editor, manage freelance writers to create effective products
  • Meet all publication deadlines
  • Effectively and efficiently edit all content according to Chicago Manual of Style and in-house style guides
  • Collaborate with clients to create effective and custom editorial solutions
  •  Assist the managing editor in continually improving the editorial vision of the magazine to engage its target audience
  • Assist the managing editor in collaborating with the Sales/AM team to drive processes for engaging past, current, and future clients
  • Actively engage with other members of the company to continuously strive to improve processes, create efficiencies, and reduce cost
  • Take on other duties, roles, or responsibilities as assigned
  • Handle client-facing communication with an attention to customer service

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style guidelines
  • Excellent flexibility and multitasking skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite software a plus
  • Experience with WordPress or equivalent online CMS a plus

Benefits:

We’re located downtown near all major Metra and CTA lines, making it convenient to get to and from work.

  • Casual dress
  • Salary DOE
  • 18 days of paid vacation
  • Group Health/Dental/Vision Offered
  • Pet-friendly environment

Apply:

Submit your cover letter, samples of your work, and your résumé with salary history.