• Assistant Editor - Social Media Engagement

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/10/2019 2:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Editorial - Editors
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Chicago magazine is an authority in covering the arts, culture, dining, real estate, politics, and city life in Chicago. We’re excited to be seeking a savvy digital editor to oversee the magazine’s social media and web presence.


    As engagement editor, you’ll be tasked with putting our stories in front of a growing online audience. In addition to running our social media channels, you’ll also bolster our digital brand, engage with our audience, and pitch, write, and edit stories as needed.


    • Manage Chicago magazine’s social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, and, along with our art team, Instagram
    • Work to build Chicago’s audience on new digital channels, like SnapChat, Reddit, and LinkedIn
    • Pitch, write, and edit stories for chicagomag.com as needed
    • Light research and administrative duties as needed


    • Bachelor’s degree and one to two years’ experience in digital journalism (social media experience is preferred but not required)
    • Outstanding reporting, writing, and editing skills
    • Strong voice on Twitter, Facebook, and other social channels
    • A passion for reading and writing about Chicago
    • Strong digital savviness, including awareness of industry trends and best practices
    • A detail-oriented editorial eye and strong digital news judgement
    • Experience using Google Analytics and Chartbeat preferred


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