Technical Content Editor

Location
Carol Stream, IL
Salary
Up to $42,000 per year + bonus, benefits, 401k
Posted
Oct 29, 2019
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
Full Time

Are you a creative, driven and detailed technical and business/news content editor?  We're looking for you!

Responsibilities

As a technical and business/news content editor, you will work closely with editorial, sales, events and supporting departments; guest authors and writers; industry suppliers; and audiences to:

  • Assess and align supplier and audience needs in the cultivation and creation of long- and short-form content
  • Track content schedules
  • Analyze and respond to content performance reports
  • Identify new opportunities for the sales team

Daily Routine

  • Curation and editing of technical and business/news content
  • Original research, reporting, fact checking and content creation
  • Content scheduling and tracking
  • Content analytics
  • Supplier outreach calls
  • Build general market knowledge
  • Team meetings, as needed
  • Industry event attendance, as needed
  • The unexpected

Requirements

  • An outgoing and curious nature
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in writing (AP style), editing and interviewing a plus
  • Strong communication (in person, phone, digital and media), organization and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Content Management Systems, HTML, InCopy (Adobe) and Photoshop Elements
  • Additional media skills a plus (video, audio, etc.)
  • Portfolio of previous content samples desired at time of application and interview

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