Imagination Senior Editor in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Editor Content – Chicago, Illinois

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Department Content

Employment Type Regular Full Time Employee

Minimum Experience Mid-level

Imagination is a content marketing agency based in Chicago. We believe that Imagination creates endless possibilities, and we exist to help our clients build relationships that last. We have an immediate opening for a Senior Editor to join a dynamic team supporting our Retail/B2B clients.

The Senior Editor is responsible for the development of multi-channel content in accordance with strategies developed for B2C clients. The right person for this position is comfortable simultaneously leading projects, communicating with clients and solving the day-to-day problems that present themselves in a fast-paced marketing agency.

In this position you will work with a team of content editors, freelance writers as well agency strategy, social, and audience development teams to produce high-quality content often on a short turnaround time. Together with the content director, you’ll be responsible for maintaining client and team satisfaction.

About You:

  • Have 4-6 years of digital content experience

  • Constantly coming up with creative new ideas that meet clients’ business objectives

  • Strategic problem solver

  • Highly organized with strong project management skills

  • Clear, effective communicator—verbally and in writing—with the ability to be persuasive without being pushy

  • Comfortable interacting with clients and collaborating to solve problems

  • Strong knowledge of all content types and channels

  • Experience with social content creation and management

  • Strong writing and editing skills and the ability to ask big-picture questions

  • Can manage a high volume of content in a fast-paced environment

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the content director on all editorial/content matters

  • Help manage content creation process and workflow of one or more accounts

  • Help lead brainstorming meetings with the content director to develop story ideas and editorial calendars that meet client needs

  • Write and/or edit content across multiple formats, including e-newsletters, SEO-optimized articles, infographics, ebooks, quizzes, interactive photos, motion-graphic videos and live-action videos

  • Develop social content calendars, post content and manage channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram

  • Calmly and diligently juggle multiple, results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds

  • Help manage junior team members as needed

  • Collaborate across teams, including video and digital development and design

  • Work closely with analytics and audience development teams for paid social promotions and native advertising campaigns

Imagination is an EOE.