Date Experiences Editor, Chicago

Employer
Location
Chicago
Posted
May 31, 2013
Closes
Jun 30, 2013
Contact
Ms. Emery Rosansky
Duration
Full Time
Who You Are
You are an seasoned lifestyle editor with a love for helping people have rich experiences. You have your eyes and ears to the street and know what’s happening in your city before anyone else. You love – and know how to craft – communications about experiences. You have an eye for what makes for a good date, down to every detail. You can write compelling copy, work with a sales team to vet an experience and think in terms of visual representation.
You are looking for a new opportunity at an exceptional start-up.

You have
-Leadership skills. This role will involve helping to define an editorial voice.
-Exceptional writing skills, with an unusual ability to walk the line between reporting and merchandising.
-3 - 6 years of editorial experience.
-Mature and inspiring communication skills that can effectively convey an editorial mission to different stakeholders internally and externally
-Fundamental curiosity about the ingredients of a good experience -- the who, what, where, when and why underlying a great date.
-A perspective that enjoys thinking about the business value and know that the bottom line is the bottom line – and that voice is all you have.

The Job
As Chicago Date Experiences Editor, you will provide direction to the Sales Team as to what venues, restaurants, shows, etc make for a great date in Chicago. You will then editorialize the experiences we’re offering to our users. You will think in terms of copy and photos, and manage the creation process, which will include working with the sales team to set guidelines and vet opportunities, writing and editing, managing freelance writers and photographers, etc. You will be deeply involved in defining the voice for HowAboutWe for Couples, and you will be the guardian of the brand voice, internally and externally.

Benefits
-Competitive Salaries
-Sustainable Pace – Our whole team is committed to a full workday of energized work that includes breaks and no crazy deadline late-nights. Really.
-Health Insurance
-Ten Paid Holidays – Our office closes for all standard paid holidays.
-Fifteen PTO Days – We encourage all team members to take vacation and recharge.


This position is for full-time employment off-site in Chicago.

To apply please first check HowAboutWe.com and be sure you see a good fit. Then please send a resume and cover letter to Emery Rosansky, VP of Sales at Emery@HowAboutWe.com.