B2B Editor

Location
Chicago
Posted
Apr 02, 2013
Closes
May 02, 2013
Contact
Ms. Andrea Scott
Duration
Full Time
Imagination is a custom publisher and content marketing agency. We help our clients build relationships and increase engagement with their customers. We have an immediate need for an experienced editor.

The Editor is highly skilled in long-form editing, comfortable doing both big-picture reads and detailed copyediting on complex topics. The Editor will also create story ideas and collaborate on overall publication direction.

The Editor will work with a team of content specialists to provide editing and writing assistance on a variety of content pieces in a fast-paced environment. In this role, the Editor will focus primarily on print vehicles but should also have a solid grasp of digital and social content.

The ideal candidate will have experience editing for content, scope, flow, style and adherence to quality standards. Prior experience working on a business publication strongly preferred.

Specific responsibilities include:

Manage a large amount of copy for several platforms, and keep a detailed record of copy coming in from various freelancers and in-house writers.

Conceptualize, manage, edit and write content for features and departments.

Manage, edit and write content for social platforms.

Collaborate with the team to develop story ideas and editorial calendars that meet client needs.

Calmly and diligently juggle multiple, results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds.

Lead editing process for various publications or projects, shifting seamlessly between big picture and copy edits.

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

Qualifications

3-6 years' experience in an editing role, preferably working on business content

BS or MS in Journalism ideal

Experience covering small business and/or politics ideal

Experience writing and editing B2B content

Strong proofreading and AP style skills

Ideal candidate has problem-solving attitude and a strong internal will to take initiative and ownership

Excellent content management and editing skills

Strong organization and attention to detail


Imagination is EOE.