Job Posting: Editor Openings in Chicago Area

I routinely receive a wide range of job openings, both from job sites like Indeed.com and from groups I belong to.

From time to time, I’ll post openings I receive here and also on my jobs page to help you in your quest to always be job hunting.

Here’s some for editors in the Chicago area:

Current open positions at Scranton Gillette Communications, a b2b
media company located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, accessible
by Metra.

EDITOR – PROFESSIONAL REMODELER

Fulfill the editorial mission and brand strategy across all media
platforms. Responsible for writing major stories and articles for
print and online. Establishes and maintains relationship with
industry contacts and position as industry expert. Manage editorial
function: research and write/rewrite articles; original reporting;
writes news items and rewrites press releases; assigns, edits and
approves freelance articles. Coordinates with designer and other staff
to ensure on time, quality performance. Travels (30%) to conferences,
tradeshows, advertising events and reader calls.

Qualified candidates will possess 3 – 5 years editorial/media
experience, preferably in magazine editorial, or comparable advanced
degree experience. Four-year college degree in journalism/English or
related field or equivalent. Prior managerial experience preferred.

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR – HEALTHCARE

Fulfill the editorial mission and provide the highest quality
editorial content. Responsible for overseeing editorial products
across all media platforms and supervise editorial staff. Edit and
approve all articles and designs for the brand. Work with publisher
to develop brand strategy, new product evaluation, development and
implementation. Create and manage departmental budget and approve all
editorial expenses. Prepare and present Editorial Audit for each
publication annually. Coordinates with designer and other staff to
ensure on time, quality performance. Travels (20%) to conferences,
tradeshows, advertising events and reader calls.

Qualified candidates will possess 5+ years as senior level editor, or
comparable advanced degree experience. Four-year college degree in
journalism/English or related field or equivalent. Prior managerial
experience preferred.

MANAGING EDITOR-WATER & WASTES DIGEST

Responsibilities include fulfilling the editorial mission and brand
strategy while positioning themselves as an industry expert and
establishing/maintaining relationships with industry contacts. The
managing editor works independently and with internal staff and
external resources. Writes, assigns, edits and approves articles and
designs. Promotes and maintains social networking sites to build
membership and participation. Travels (20%) to conferences,
tradeshows, advertising events and reader calls.

Qualified candidates will possess 3+ years editorial/media experience,
preferably in magazine editorial, or comparable advanced degree
experience. Four-year college degree in journalism/English or related
field or equivalent. Prior managerial experience preferred.

ASSISTANT EDITOR

Provide support for the editorial functions of our print, electronic
and web products as directed across all brands by researching, writing
and editing news content. Assists other editorial and design
personnel through layout and editing cycles.

The qualified candidate will have excellent writing, editing and
interviewing skills, computer literacy in MAC environment and related
software, InCopy a plus. 4 year degree in journalism or related
discipline or comparable experience is required. Previous media
internship experience preferred.

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