Editor

Full-time

Chicago, IL

16 days ago | Requisition ID: 1120

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.

We are seeking an experienced Editor to join our fast-paced, award-winning convenience-retailing (CSP) content team. This person will be writing everything from daily digital news stories to full-length, in-depth print stories, while also actively participating in content development for Winsight’s events and research departments.

Other assignments include leading podcast recordings, moderating webinars and public-speaking roles. This role requires both an entrepreneurial spirit—chasing stories, developing sources and brainstorming new business opportunities—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.

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 and as an expert
  • Help explore other opportunities for driving growth in our digital media strategies


Event Content

  • Brainstorm ideas for content (speakers, session topics) for Winsight’s conferences and events
  • Potentially take on speaking opportunities


Research

  • Seek, with rest of the content team, research opportunities for Winsight to develop and excute
  • Write reports based on proprietary Winsight research


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or related fields
  • 3 years reporting experience, preferably B2B
  • News collection and writing experience
  • Interviewing and public-speaking experience
  • Comfort working independently and as part of a team
  • Experience providing category and industry analysis
  • Ability to managed multiple projects
  • Adherence to deadlines – but knowing when something’s worth updating at the very last minute
  • Convenience-store industry knowledge base preferred


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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