H+K Strategies is looking for a leader with strong editorial, content marketing and management skills to lead a corporate newsroom as Commissioning Editor for an influential global retail company. This position will be based full-time inChicago.
The role demands someone with exceptional organizational skills, the ability to foster bulletproof client-relations, and a management style flexible enough to lead and inspire a team from diverse cultural backgrounds.
The successful candidate will have experience leading a multi-disciplined team and have a background that includes editorial experience in a news-making environment plus public relations, digital content marketing or branded content creation.
The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record serving brands in the content marketing and digital space, an ambitious, innovative mindset and the confidence to drive high levels of creativity and reach, both within and on behalf of, the team. A proven record of spotting and understanding how to tell a compelling story – whether using the written word, video or on a digital platform – is another core skill.
The successful applicant will take ultimate responsibility in maintaining an impeccable level of quality of all corporate narratives for digital distribution on behalf of our client.