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Senior Editorial Manager in Chicago, IL at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 2/22/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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  • Experience:
    5 - 7 years
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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



The Senior Editorial and Content Services Manager will lead the development strategy of CareerBuilder's voice and ensure its application is unified. In addition to creating content to support B2C & B2B audiences, they will develop editorial calendars, frame content pillars and lead a team of junior writers.

The Editorial Services Manager develops, articulates, and maintains the CareerBuilder brand voice and tone strategy. This role leads the marketing content execution team to drive new and renewing business.

Position Overview:

CareerBuilder is a purpose-driven HR technology and data services company that provides end-to-end solutions to our dual-sided, global marketplace. We help employers find, manage and hire great talent.  We help job seekers learn new skills and build progressive careers in the modern world of work. We’re embracing change to get to our next phase, and we need your help in getting there.

If your ideal day on-the-job consists of doing the same monotonous task, you may want to look elsewhere. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to really impact growth and messaging for the new CareerBuilder, read on.

  • Developing strategy for CareerBuilder brand voice, tone, and style across all channels of content and audiences, including B2B & B2C; determining successful content methodologies and brand storytelling
  • Acting as editor-in-chief to insure all CareerBuilder content is on-brand, consistent in style, quality, and tone of voice; be an arbiter of best practices in grammar, messaging, writing, and style in execution
  • Supervising writers, editors, and content creators in Marketing & beyond, as well as outside contractors/freelancers
  • Working with Marketing leadership to develop content strategies, and execution to support and extend marketing campaigns
  • Work closely with Creative Team on all creative and branding initiatives to ensure a consistent message and tone across channels 
  • Developing a cross-functional content services calendar throughout the enterprise 
  • Optimize content by data gathering with operations and distribution teams, making recommendations and taking action based on results 
  • Institute services processes for requesting, creating, editing, publishing, and retiring content 
  • Supervising the maintenance of content inventories and matrices and identifying gaps
  • Ensuring consistent global experience, implement appropriate localization/translation strategies with global teams 
  • Participation in the hiring and supervising of content creators within Marketing and across other departments 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or related discipline required 
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a content marketing role in a high-tech B2B software organization 
  • Strong ability to engage and persuade audiences with brand storytelling 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in best practices in modern B2B marketing 
  • Excellent communications and writing skills
  • Experience leading teams of writers and editors to produce excellent work 
  • Ability to think strategically, but also have exceptional attention to detail 
  • Passion and skill for leading and partnering with cross-functional teams and customers 
  • Confident, positive, energetic, professional and team-oriented attitude 
  • Superior interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize and manage competing demands in fast-paced, team-oriented environment




Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001237