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Publication or Company Chicago magazine
Job Title Web Editor
Industry Magazine Publishing
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements As Web Editor for Chicago magazine, you will be responsible for the day-to-day editorial voice and content of Chicago magazine’s website, chicagomag.com. The ideal candidate will be an energetic content producer with a passion for news and an intuitive grasp of how people consume information through digital channels. In this role, you will also help define the magazine's future editorial products and its brand identity across emerging platforms.

Manage the daily editorial content of chicagomag.com, including rewriting headlines to maximize page views and line editing text to meet the brand’s editorial standards.
Work closely with the Executive Digital Editor to plan and schedule content; collaborate with the magazine’s staff of editors and designers to create digital extensions of print stories; and serve as the primary assigning editor for Web-exclusive stories and blogs.
Produce original digital-only content—for the Web, tablet editions, and future apps—including photo slideshows, video companion pieces, and blog posts.
Manage relationships with existing digital vendors to keep our systems running, optimized, and content rich. Maximize the SEO potential of chicagomag.com and stay on top of SEO trends and developments.
Oversee production staff.
Monitor Web traffic, moderate user comments, and lead the effort to grow the digital audience.
Report, write, and edit for print product if requested.

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Journalism or a minimum of 2-3 years experience writing and editing news content for the Web, preferably as section or site editor, including experience hiring freelancers
Proficient to expert knowledge of Web CMSs, analytics and social media management tools, the Adobe suite, and HTML/CSS
Experience shooting and editing video for the Web; multimedia storytelling experience a plus
Excellent working knowledge of SEO
Interactive-design experience a plus

Produced by the city’s best magazine editors and writers, Chicago magazine is the definitive voice on top dining, entertainment, shopping and real estate in the region. It also offers provocative narrative stories and topical features that have won numerous awards. Chicago reaches 1.5 million readers and is published by Tribune Company.

Chicagomag.com, the online edition of Chicago magazine, is your essential guide to the Chicagoland area. You’ll find the latest information on dining, nightlife, culture, news, politics, communities, and trends in Chicago—everything to help you make the most out of living in and around the city.
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