Managing Editor - Digital Authority Partners

1871 Member Companies Chicago , IL 60290

Posted 1 week ago

Digital Authority Partners (DAP) is looking for a Managing Editor to oversee Editorial for our agency. This position will have you managing editorial work across two primary channels: 1) Content Marketing client accounts, and 2) internal agency content (social media, long form & short form content, and agency communications such as presentations and proposals).

You will be working with both internal and freelance teams of editors, writers and content managers to develop high quality, engaging content that supports our client and agency goals. This person will be responsible for editing a wide variety of content across healthcare, technology, finance, marketing and more.

Were looking for an experienced editor with impeccable attention to detail, who enjoys learning about new industries, has an eye for clear, concise and engaging communication, and who excels at managing and growing a team.

Must live in or be willing to relocate to Chicago.

What youll be doing:

  • Work closely with DAPs marketing director to create and execute DAPs strategic editorial direction.
  • Lead DAPs editorial direction while building the groundwork for efficiency and scalability.
  • Directly manage other writers & editors. Set clear goals and direction. Oversee writer & editor capacity planning.
  • Recruit new editorial team members and continue to develop freelance editorial network across key verticals and business needs.
  • Contribute to DAPs content strategy to drive brand awareness, site traffic, lead-generation, plus audience acquisition and retention.
  • Help solidify the DAP editorial voice, and create an implementation plan for unique and scalable content.
  • Refine content formats, in accordance with SEO best practices, to help us offer a highly engaging, useful content experience to our clients and prospects.
  • Work across teams and core functionalities emerging tech, voice, product, analytics, marketing, ecommerce, sales etc. to create interesting and engaging content that accomplishes defined business goals.
  • Interact with agency clients as needed.

What youll need:

  • 2+ years senior-level editorial experience in tech or media.
  • Proven experience as a solution-oriented editorial lead, with experience building and managing teams, reviewing data, and setting and achieving goals.
  • Ability to work in a startup environment. Be able to adapt, communicate, and experiment -- all with a positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of content marketing & SEO best practices.
  • Excellent taste and editorial judgment, with an appetite to learn new subjects.
  • Be collaborative, friendly, and goal-oriented.
  • A record of helping to solve problems in a strategic way.

About Us

Digital Authority Partners (DAP) is an integrated digital agency with six core competencies: AI & Emerging Technologies, Voice, Digital Product Development, Ecommerce, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing.

Through each of our core competencies, we strive to give organizations the tools and expertise they need to evolve, compete and grow in a rapidly changing world -- a world where technology drives change, but where deep understanding and connection remain more important than ever.

We are a growing agency, and are looking for the right person to become an important part of our team!

Requirements

  • 2+ years senior-level editorial experience in tech or media.
  • Proven experience as a solution-oriented editorial lead, with experience building and managing teams, reviewing data, and setting and achieving goals.
  • Ability to work in a startup environment. Be able to adapt, communicate, and experiment -- all with a positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of content marketing & SEO best practices.
  • Excellent taste and editorial judgment, with an appetite to learn new subjects.
  • Be collaborative, friendly, and goal-oriented.
  • A record of helping to solve problems in a strategic way.

Benefits

  • 401(k) matching
  • Excellent health coverage
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Unlimited vacation
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