• 20-Sep-2017 to 20-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Content Dept.
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

The Content Associate is responsible for writing copy on various platforms, including blogs, emails and social media. This position functions as a staff writer and will produce eight to 10 pieces a week. The right candidate will be a skilled communicator who can adapt to writing in the Cappex voice. The Content Associate is part of the Cappex Content Team and reports to the Content Manager.

Our modern office is located in downtown Chicago and we offer the following perks:

  • Work in a casual environment with talented and passionate people
  • Tremendous room for personal and career growth
  • Free snacks and soft drinks
  • Full benefits package and a matching 401(k) plan
  • Pre-tax transit benefits
  • Divvy Bikes subscription discount
  • Summer hours
  • 360 degree views from the 59th floor

Key Responsibilities

  • Write eight to 10 posts a week for Cappex and our sister website, College Greenlight
  • Assist in providing copy for social media
  • Produce videos for use on Cappex and social media
  • Generate majority of story ideas and keep the editorial calendar updated

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in journalism, communications or a related field
  • Minimum one to two years relevant professional experience
  • Strong writing skills and careful attention to detail
  • Understanding of AP Style and grammar  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with WordPress and Google Analytics
  • Ability to produce short videos with iMovie or stock video services

About Cappex is a growing and successful company with a great mission to help connect students with colleges and scholarships. More than 8 million high school students have registered on the Cappex family of websites. More than half of college-bound high school seniors use Cappex each year.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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