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Editor, Financial Services
Imagination Publishing
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 an Editor.   

The Editor is a journalistic jack-of-all-trades, with proven success in reporting and content creation (including managing, writing and editing content across multiple platforms: print, digital, broadcast and social). Highly skilled in short- and long-form writing, and comfortable doing both big-picture reads and detailed copyediting on complex financial services topics, the Editor will also conceptualize story ideas and assist the editorial team with overall publication, website and digital asset direction.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding writing and reporting abilities, and experience editing for content, scope, flow, style and adherence to quality standards. Prior experience working at a financial services organization or in an agency environment on a financial services account is required. Must be comfortable interacting with client contacts at various levels of seniority. Familiarity with emerging technology and current knowledge of trends and innovations in digital media a plus.

About You:
- Posses strong writing and editing skills & the ability to ask big-picture questions
- Have 5+ years of content experience
- Clear, effective communicator - verbally and in writing 
- Financial Services experience - B2B or B2C
- Highly organized with strong project management skills
- Can manage a high volume of content in a fast-paced environment  

Specific responsibilities include:
- Manage a large amount of copy for several publications and/or sites, and keep a detailed record of copy coming in from various freelancers and in-house writers
- Strong brainstorming skills and ability to conceptualize, write and edit content for features and departments
- Collaborate with the team to develop story ideas and editorial calendars that meet client needs
- Calmly and diligently juggle multiple, results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds
- Research complex subjects and write copy tailored to a target audience and the chosen platform
- Ability to make decisions and delegate to or lead junior team members, including associate editors, interns and writing program participants
- Lead editing process for various publications or projects, shifting seamlessly between big picture and copy edits
- Collaborate with content, digital and broadcast teams to write and edit copy for web, video and social media projects as needed Imagination is an EOE 


Classification: Exempt
Imagination is an EOE.
Imagination Publishing
Imagination Publishing
Job Details
LOCATION
Chicago, IL 60661
Employment Status
Full-time
Experience
Mid-level, Senior
Skills
Editing, Writing
Industry
Marcomm, Publishing
POST DATE: 01.09.2018
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