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Assistant Editor - Social Media Engagement - Chicago, IL #6783686

Company: Tronc, Inc.

Date: 09/12/2019

Category: Energy and Utilities

City: Chicago, IL

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 digital editor to oversee the magazine’s social media and web presence.

As engagement editor, you’ll be tasked with putting our stories in front of a growing online audience. In addition to running our social media channels, you’ll also bolster our digital brand, engage with our audience, and pitch, write, and edit stories as needed.

  • Manage Chicago magazine’s social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, and, along with our art team, Instagram

  • Work to build Chicago’s audience on new digital channels, like SnapChat, Reddit, and LinkedIn

  • Pitch, write, and edit stories for as needed

  • Light research and administrative duties as needed

  • Bachelor’s degree and one to two years’ experience in digital journalism (social media experience is preferred but not required)

  • Outstanding reporting, writing, and editing skills

  • Strong voice on Twitter, Facebook, and other social channels

  • A passion for reading and writing about Chicago

  • Strong digital savviness, including awareness of industry trends and best practices

  • A detail-oriented editorial eye and strong digital news judgement

  • Experience using Google Analytics and Chartbeat preferred

Posting Title: Assistant Editor - Social Media Engagement

External Company Name: Tribune Publishing

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Street: 160 N Stetson Ave

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