Content Producer

Location
Chicago
Posted
Dec 19, 2012
Closes
Jan 18, 2013
Contact
Ms. Andrea Scott
Duration
Full Time
CONTENT PRODUCER

The Content Producer is a journalistic jack-of-all-trades with proven success in short-form and long term content creation, as well as managing, writing and editing content across multiple platforms (print, digital, video). The Content Producer will work within a fast-paced team of editorial specialists to provide editing, writing and content packaging assistance on a variety of content types across multiple channels.

The ideal candidate will have meticulous attention to detail, excellent big picture and copy editing skills, and be extremely detailed-oriented. This person will be tasked with ensuring consistency of tone, voice and brand style guidelines across multiple platforms and will have experience managing and creating business marketing content. Familiarity with emerging technology and current knowledge of trends and innovations in digital media required.

Specific responsibilities include:

Manage and edit a large amount of copy coming in from various freelancers and in-house writers for several publications and/or sites.

Collaborate with the team in developing story ideas, planning content and creating editorial calendars that meet client needs.

Conceptualize, research, write and edit copy tailored to a target audience; work to take creative and out of the box approach to tedious financial content.

Serve as project manager on specific client accounts by managing project trackers and updating internal teams and client stakeholders on status of deliverables; ability to calmly and diligently juggle multiple results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds.

Attend content planning meetings and ensure content is being properly delivered and shared in social as appropriate.

Collaborate with content, digital and broadcast teams to write and edit copy for web, video and social media projects as needed.

Provide recommendations for updates on content strategies based on insights from metrics, qualitative content analysis, and client feedback.

Additionally, ideal candidates will possess:

A minimum of 4 years' experience managing and creating content across multiple channels, including digital, video, managing content in a CMS and basic working knowledge of HTML.

Prior team/personnel management experience

The ability to adapt in a fluid environment

Excellent research skills

Experience creating and managing complex content calendars

Strong communication and organizational skills; prior experience with daily client communication (via phone & email)

An ability to analyze information and make content-based recommendations

A friendly and respectful attitude

Imagination is an EOE.