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Editor, Brand Studio

| Chicago

Hello, we're Built In

Built In unites companies and people around their shared passion for tech and the universal need for purpose. To help our partners attract qualified talent, we create content that tells their story in a way no job post ever could — and we put their jobs in front of people who were born to do them. Our audience of sought-after candidates uses Built In to find their professional purpose and connect meaningfully to the tech community, including by reading our content, networking at our events and applying to jobs at companies they believe in.

Headquartered in Chicago, we also serve Los Angeles, Colorado, Austin, New York, Boston and Seattle.

When you work for Built In, you have the opportunity to change lives by giving talented people access to purpose, not just a paycheck. And you’ll make an impact on some of the most exciting companies in tech, helping them hire their next wave of elite talent. Be part of Built In, and be part of the future of tech.

We’re looking for an Editor, Branded Content

We are looking for a startup lovin’, analytical, tech-crazy editor with client-facing experience to manage our Insider Spotlight article production in partnership with our production manager. You will be joining our creative team, which is composed of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of tech and startup brands.

How you’ll contribute

As an editor, you will co-manage Insider Spotlights, which are part of Built In’s employer branding product offering. Insider Spotlights are in-depth Q&A format articles featuring original photography. The articles are designed to showcase employees working at premium employer companies sharing their authentic experiences working within a company or team culture, speaking to their professional growth journeys, as well as sharing the exciting tech innovations being built by their teams. The Insider Spotlight editor will co-manage editorial production, collaborate with writers to produce high-quality and compelling content, and directly manage a team of Insider Spotlight writers.

The editor will provide creative consultation during customer-facing kickoff calls, enforce Built In’s editorial policy, voice and tone, and ensure production adheres to writing, editing, publishing and distribution deadlines. This position requires a collaboration champion who can work with our multifaceted team, including production managers, customer success managers, account managers, editors, writers, as well as our customers.

The editor will execute against monthly and quarterly goals for Insider Spotlights, ensuring that articles move through the content pipeline, meet customer expectations and adhere to publication and distribution dates.

This is a full-time position located at Built In’s headquarters in downtown Chicago.

What you'll need

  • 5+ years of experience producing content for brands.
  • 1+ experience editing and managing a team of writers.
  • You should be enthusiastic about startups and tech companies.
  • You should be an experienced editor, capable of collaborating with customers to develop strategic pieces designed to drive conversions or support company brands.
  • You should be a digital native, capable of working within a robust content management system.
  • You should have experience leading distribution plans across social media and email distribution channels in partnership with our creative and growth teams.
  • Previous writing and editing experience for a tech publication is preferred.
  • You should have previous experience working with staff and freelance employees.

What we value

We’re revolutionizing tech recruitment. So we question everything, because the best answers sit just to the right of a question mark. That’s our heritage as a disruptive company — as a company whose future depends on our capacity to innovate with a sense of drive, purpose and urgency. If you join Built In, you will work from this set of values:

  • Be Unreasonably Passionate. Our passion is borderline obsessive, and we’re ok with that. No one ever built anything great on a “meh.” We work with outsized passion to fulfill our mission.
  • Be Humble. You don’t have all the answers. Luckily, you don’t have to. Don’t worry about being right. Be humble instead.
  • Stay Curious. Curiosity is a springboard to the future. It can transform the wisp of an idea into a breakthrough. We ask “what if?” We work with wonder. It’s how we innovate.
  • Lead with Solutions. Question everything. But offer solutions as you do. Raise issues. But propose a few answers. For every hole you poke, offer a way to patch it up.
  • Own the Result. We have no time for blame or shame. When you stumble, own it, learn from it and get back to business.
  • Do More. Do more than your job description. Take initiative. Take charge. No job is beneath you, and no job is too big. Be a leader and do more — do whatever it takes.

Built In is an equal employment opportunity employer and values diversity. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Chicago's loop is our home + heart. The commute? A cake walk. And the trendiest eateries, bars + shops are always a short walk away. We <3 Chi.

An Insider's view of Built In

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Good vibes are a top priority around here. You'll hear music played from our playlist that the entire company co-builds, you'll see a movie streaming on TV and, if you catch us at lunch, you'll see the entire office sitting at our communal table. We work hard every day but we always make time to spend together.

Adam

Product + Growth

What does your typical day look like?

I am excited to work each day with a cross-functional team of intelligent, curious, driven and hilarious group of people. We’re working hard — and growing quickly — but we have a lot of laughs together, and a lot of respect for one another. It’s motivating and empowering.

Sarah

Content Team

What are some things you learned at the company?

It’s pretty remarkable to experience an entire company operating as one team. At Built In, we tackle problems and achieve goals together, sharing in the responsibility of successes and downfalls alike.

Alyssa

SEO Strategist

How does the company support your career growth?

Success means more here. It not only is being noticed by my team but it positively impacts Built In’s overall results. Our team is made of strong individuals working together to build our revolutionary platform.

Samantha

Sr. Account Executive

What are Built In Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Built In has culture and fun committees that manage events and programs from our charitable initiatives to our intramural sports teams.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We pay a really nice chunk of the cost of premiums for medical, dental, vision and disability.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
We have a Safe Harbor match, equivalent to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Come in your sweatshirt, jeans, college jersey. We don't care. We focus on the quality of your work and your collegiality more than on your apparel.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Built In has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, cold brew on tap, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided daily (Monday through Thursday)
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $500 annually for continuing education.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We operate as a flat organization where everyone is responsible to self-manage and take ownership of their work. We are humble, hardworking, honest and fun. And we regularly debate office pets, take turns DJing and find time to celebrate our wins as a company.

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