Job Opening: Content Writer in Chicago Area

Opportunities for employment at Think Glink Publishing:

FULL-TIME POSITIONS:

Content Writer

Position Overview & Responsibilities

Think Glink, Inc. has an immediate opening for a talented and enthusiastic full-time writer. We’re looking for someone with strong communication skills who thrives on challenges in a fast-paced environment to join our award-winning team. Candidate must have at least two years of experience writing for online audiences.

You will write and edit content for various platforms, including websites, blogs, newsletters, ebooks, speeches, email campaigns and marketing programs.

Responsibilities:

Conduct in-depth research online, by phone or in-person.
Conduct phone and in-person interviews for blogs and articles
Brainstorm and enterprise original story ideas
Manage multiple writing assignments from editors on deadline
Write and edit engaging content via words, photos, charts and graphs
Collaborate with content editors on editorial/production calendar
Communicate with clients by phone and email
Build and cultivate relationships with clients and sources
Engage in social media campaigns for our clients and our brand.
Qualifications:

Bachelors in journalism, communications or related field required
2-4 years experience conducting interviews and research
2-4 years experience writing and editing
Knowledge of AP style guide
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships
Responsible and capable of meeting tight deadlines
Ability to work individually on a project and in a team environment
Creative, confident, well-organized and self-motivated
Proficient in the use of content management systems
Understand the principles of SEO and how to use them
Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, etc
Personal finance or real estate writing experience a plus
Our office is located in Glencoe, IL, a suburb north of Chicago. We’re easily accessible by public transportation.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume and writing samples to vicki@thinkglink.com

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