Associate Editor

Full-Time

Chicago, IL

30+ days ago | Requisition ID:

​​​​Winsight is a leading B2B information services company focused on the food and beverage industry, providing insight and market intelligence to business leaders in every channel consumers buy food and beverage – convenience stores, grocery retailing, restaurants and noncommercial foodservice – through media, events, data products, advisory services, and trade shows.

 

Position Objective:

Winsight is seeking an Assistant Writer and Digital Editor to join its fast-paced, news-driven convenience-industry content team. In addition to content creation and various beat writing responsibilities for this award-winning business magazine, this editor will oversee content posting, e-newsletter approvals and social media. Other assignments include leading and editing podcast recordings and managing larger digital production and editorial projects. The ideal candidate will have a bachelors in Journalism or related field. This role requires both an entrepreneurial spirit—chasing stories and developing sources—and a strong team spirit, working closely with the rest of the content team to bring our readers the best content to build better businesses.

Position Responsibilities:

Story Curation, Reporting and Writing:

  • Develop and write stories daily for our CSP Daily News website and e-newsletters
  • Develop and write stories monthly for CSP magazine
  • Cultivate sources for stories
  • Brainstorm story ideas with edit team
  • Take part in industry related podcasts and webinars
  • Master a knowledge of the convenience-retailing industry
  • Attend industry events representing CSP for story leads/writing as needed
  • Help explore other opportunities for driving growth in our digital media strategies

Digital Production:

  • Overseeing a calendar of digital projects
  • Building and testing e-newsletters
  • Daily social media posts and interactions

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or related fields
  • News collection and writing experience (Please share 3 or more writing samples.)
  • Interviewing experience
  • Comfort working independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Adherence to deadlines
  • Knowledge of retailing helpful

 

Winsight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Winsight does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

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