Assistant Editor

Tronc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Chicago magazine is an authority in covering the arts, culture, dining, real estate, politics, and city life in Chicago. We're excited to be seeking a savvy assistant digital editor to join our web team.

As assistant digital editor, you'll help populate our site with the best stories the city has to offer, from smart analysis to essential reader service. This mainly means thinking up, assigning, and editing web stories, though the ideal candidate should be comfortable writing as needed. Additionally, you'll aid in reader engagement, light social media, digital production, and recruiting new freelance writers.

Responsibilities

  • Dream up, assign, edit, and occasionally write stories for chicagomag.com

  • Help set engagement strategy for stories from the print magazine

  • Recruit and onboard new writers for the site

  • Edit a portion of the magazine's weekly newsletters

  • Light production work such as building posts and galleries (working knowledge of HTML a plus)

  • Help oversee Chicago's social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

  • Light research and administrative duties as needed

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Assistant Editor

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