Built In
United We Tech.
Chicago, IL

Managing Editor

| Chicago

Hello, We’re Built In

Built In unites companies and people around their shared passion for tech and the universal need for purpose. Our audience of sought-after tech professionals use Built In to find their professional purpose and connect meaningfully to the tech community, including by reading our content, networking at our events and finding jobs at companies they believe in. 

Headquartered in Chicago, we also serve Los Angeles, Colorado, Austin, New York, Boston, Seattle, San Francisco, and a national audience through BuiltIn.com.

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 a Managing Editor

Built In is looking for a seasoned leader to oversee the editorial direction for our Growth Content Team (local news, feature articles and professional development content) for all 8 of our markets as well as BuiltIn.com. In this role you will oversee 4 teams comprised of 15 people. These teams are composed of editors, writers, and content strategists collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for someone who is a tech lovin’, analytical, and a strong visionary leader with experience scaling editorial teams.

How you’ll contribute

  • Work closely with Built In leadership to envision and execute Built In’s long term editorial strategic direction. 
  • Lead Editorial Teams, spearheading Built In’s editorial direction while providing a framework for operational efficiency and scalability during Built In’s next growth phase.
  • Directly manage editorial leads, providing coaching and development. Set clear goals and direction, ensuring that your team has what they need to be successful.
  • Oversee capacity planning and recruit new content producers and continue to develop freelance editorial network. 
  • Develop and manage a global content strategy that drives the following: Built In's brand awareness, website traffic, lead-generation efforts, user and customer acquisition and retention.
  • Elevate and at times reimagine the Built In editorial voice and devise a plan to get us there with high quality, unique and scalable content.
  • Use metrics to identify untapped opportunities in Built In’s editorial offerings and strategically lead effort to fill that space.
  • Elevate and inspire with unique content formats so we can stay one step ahead of our tech savvy audience.
  • Collaborate with Operations Team as needed to improve the efficiency of our platform-based publications and efficiency to scale.

What you need

  • 3+ years senior-level experience in media or content-based tech and scaling a creative editorial team utilizing full time team members.
  • Proven experience as a business-minded editorial lead with experience building and managing teams, reviewing data, goal setting, and achievement
  • A desire to work in a startup environment, where speed, flexibility and experimentation are part of the day-to-day
  • Curiosity, excellent taste and editorial judgment.
  • Ability to lead by example and be collaborative, upbeat, and solutions-oriented.
  • A proven record of solving hard problems in creative and strategic ways.
  • Comfort making data- as well as instinct-based decisions.
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Where we are

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

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
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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) 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, Shuffle Board, 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
Recreational Clubs
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.

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

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Staff Writer, Tech News and Trends

Built In
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+32
We’re expanding our team of Staff Writers to produce compelling features for a sophisticated national audience in the tech sector and beyond. Some days might be spent reporting and writing a 2,000-word deep dive on the state of VR in healthcare, others researching the future of deep learning in artificial intelligence. Whatever the subject, you’ll work with a team of experienced journalists and SEO analysts to tell great stories about our ever-evolving industry. (Plus, there’s free lunch M-Th, competitive shuffleboard and cold brew on tap in our office.)

Full Stack Engineer

Built In
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Full stack software engineers work both on the front and back ends of our platform. The tasks you will have will require you to visualize and work with the entire platform. We want to implement solidly-designed systems that function well and provide a beautiful experience for our users.

Senior Front End Engineer

Built In
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+32
You will work with HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript and TypeScript. You will be a critical member of our team, regardless of your level of experience, and we want you to grow with us. We have clearly defined paths of progression, whether you want to design systems, manage engineers, or put your head down and code.

Tech Reporter, Features

Built In
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+32
The Tech Reporter will be responsible for writing 2+ news features a week, and additional, timely longer-form features on trends and broad topics in the technology industry as needed. This person will need to be highly skilled in both research and interviewing, and endlessly curious about tech innovations and what they say about the future.  You’d be joining a growing team responsible for telling bold and original stories that help an audience of tech professionals learn and build new things. You’ll collaborate closely with other members of the team to discover new approaches, formats and perspectives. Additionally, you'll be joining a company that enthusiastically invests in office culture, whether that means shuffleboard, a D&D campaign, free lunches, snacks or cold brew on tap.

Sales Development Representative (SDR)

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+32
You will be responsible for all initial outbound prospecting to our potential customers. Leverage outbound lead channels such as cold calling, email and social media to qualify and set sales meetings for account executives. Prospect and identify new potential enterprise clients for account executives. Manage account executive pipeline to convert qualified calls into demo meetings. Learn and become an expert on Built In product offerings.

Managing Editor

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Chicago
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+32
Built In is looking for a seasoned leader to oversee the Editorial direction and team management across all Built In platforms. In this position you will oversee three teams: Growth Content Team (local news and user acquisition content), Learning and Development Content Team, and BrandStudio Team (paid content). These teams are composed of editors, writers, and content strategists collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for someone who is a tech lovin’, analytical, and a strong visionary leader with experience scaling editorial teams.

Content Coordinator

Built In
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6 days ago
+32
As a temp Content Coordinator, you’ll be joining a team of writers, editors, strategists and account owners working together to develop cutting-edge storytelling in support of tech companies big and small. At the highest level, we showcase and celebrate innovative technology, products and thought leaders across the country — and share those stories with the talent a growing tech company needs to thrive.

Staff Writer, Brand Studio

Built In
Chicago
6 days ago
+32
As a staff writer, you’ll be joining a team of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts working together to develop cutting-edge storytelling in support of tech companies big and small. At the highest level, we showcase and celebrate innovative technology, products and thought leaders across the country — and share those stories with the talent a growing tech company needs to thrive. 

Account Executive

Built In
Chicago
1 week ago
+32
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 use Built In to find their professional purpose and connect meaningfully to the tech

Site Reliability Engineer

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We are a dynamic team of engineers that iterate on ideas and products for a growing company that is dedicated to building meaningful tech communities. Here, we can provide interesting challenges and puzzles to solve as our technical stack rapidly evolves. You will be able to work with new technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking organization that looks to push boundaries. As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will concentrate on our infrastructure and core services. We want to deliver a stable and responsive experience to our users and customers, and value maintainable and practical construction over band-aids and hacks.

Events Coordinator (Temporary)

Built In
Chicago
1 week ago
+32
We need someone to support our Event Managers in executing events from initial timeline preparation to day-of execution. This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for a driven, self-starter who is curious about event management, marketing and the technology community! 

Senior Full Stack Engineer

Built In
Chicago
1 week ago
+32
We are a dynamic team of engineers that iterate on ideas and products for a growing company that is dedicated to building meaningful tech communities. Here, we can provide interesting challenges and puzzles to solve as our technical stack rapidly evolves. You will be able to work with new technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking organization that looks to push boundaries. Full stack software engineers work both on the front and back ends of our platform. The tasks you will have will require you to visualize and work with the entire platform. We want to implement solidly-designed systems that function well and provide a beautiful experience for our users. You will be a critical member of our team, regardless of your level of experience, and we want you to grow with us. We have clearly defined paths of progression, whether you want to design systems, manage engineers, or put your head down and code.

Technical Product Manager

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+32
Build new products that enable the core Built In product offering, such as: Data Pipeline. Data Lake. Candidate Recommendation Engine. Oversee and migrate existing functionality to new platform, including: Roles and Permissions Management. Internal Data Tracking and Auditing.

Growth Account Manager

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+32
We are looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial Account Manager with a strong track record of high performance. You will be responsible for growing your current book of business, preventing account issues with a proactive approach, and establishing relationships at the C suite level. You are expected to manage a portfolio of accounts and cultivate consistent growth acting as a strategic advisor to your clients.

Sales Manager

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+32
As a Sales Manager, you will lead a team of Account Executives who are responsible for securing new SMB and Growth accounts. This is an outstanding sales leadership opportunity for an experienced, goal-driven sales team lead or manager who is excited to mentor and develop emerging talent.

Enterprise Account Executive

Built In
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1 week ago
+32
As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible for selling new business to Talent Acquisition leaders within large, enterprise technology companies. You must be someone who is driven to surpass goals while delivering a great experience to prospects, clients and coworkers. We need someone who knows what it takes to build something from the ground up, who treats the “job” as his or her own business, and thrives on learning daily. You’re a proven closer who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic sales environment and has experience working with enterprise accounts.

Senior Data Engineer

Built In
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1 week ago
+32
The Senior Data Engineer works on the back-end of our platform, focused on building data pipelines to that power our Candidate Recommendation Engine (CRE) and other aspects of our business. This work is often done with Python and intersects with the core backend that is written in Go; knowledge of both would be preferable, but Python is required. All Data Engineers should follow our engineering standards, including a commitment to unit-testing and to SOLID design principles.

Senior Tech Recruiter

Built In
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1 week ago
+32
Implement innovative recruiting practices that attract diverse, high-quality candidates. Collaborate in developing our ongoing strategy of the employment brand. Work closely with all hiring managers on headcount planning and process. Develop varied ways to create talent pipelines, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns. Identify and engage passive candidates through the use of our own websites, LinkedIn, and other contemporary search techniques. Create job postings, screen resumes, interview candidates, develop and negotiate offers. Use data and reporting to identify areas of improvement and make recommendations. Drive operational excellence and compliance and sets high recruitment standards.

Sales Manager, Account Management

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