The Everymom Is Hiring!

Ever wanted to work in online media?! Does being a part of an ever-evolving team and growing start-up excite you? Well now is your chance — we’re looking for some new faces and new talent to join our team at The Everymom here in Chicago!

If you are interested and qualified for one of the available positions, please follow the directions below.We are looking to fill the positions within the next couple of weeks. We can’t wait to read your applications!

 

1. Managing Editor for The Everymom

Are you hyper organized, excited at the thought of leading a team, thrive when it comes to big picture thinking, and your heart starts to race when you’re up against a deadline? Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of mothers everywhere? Do you want to be a part of a creative team and share your experiences with other moms? Then you might be the woman we need for this role.

We’re looking for a big personality to join our small and growing team at The Everymom. This full-time position will involve working side by side with our Senior Content Editor to run the ship at The Everymom. Together, you’ll pitch, write, organize, and manage high-performing, engaging content for The Everymom.

It could also include marketing and growth strategy, producing photo shoots, traveling to cover stories, and more.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and managing monthly editorial calendar – managing all pitches, having a database of ideas, assigning, keeping track of deadlines, etc.
  • Control schedules and enforce deadlines (for writers, photographers, designers etc.)
  • Lead full-time and part-time personnel with your sparkly but commanding personality
  • Final look at all articles and scheduling to go live including coming up with headlines, sourcing images, formatting the article, etc.
  • Manage organization and timeline of sponsored stories
  • Sourcing relevant, inspiring home tours to be f
  • eatured on the site
  • Sourcing relevant, inspiring career profiles to be featured on the site
  • Weekly meetings with team to analyze content and traffic performance, goals, metrics
  • Schedule team meetings
  • Content creation including writing, shopping articles, career profiles, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop required
  • Editorial experience or working in a content management system like WordPress preferred

Less frequently

  • Attending events or sponsored programs on behalf of the brand

HOURS:
40+ hours per week; a mix of working remote and in Chicago office

LOCATION:
Chicago, IL

SALARY:
Dependent on experience. Please list salary requirement with application.

TO APPLY:
Email cover letter to jobs@theeverygirl.com with subject line “MANAGING EDITOR FOR THE EVERYMOM” by Sunday, March 3 about why you’re the perfect candidate for this exciting role! Please include why you’d be a fit for this highly organized

Chicago-area candidates only. Cover letter should be directly in the body of the email.

Please include:

  • at least 8 headlines/story ideas you’d love to see covered on The Everymom on various relevant topics that haven’t already been covered
  • at least 3 women you’d want to see profiled on The Everymom – either for their career, their home, their story, or another relevant issue
  • link to all relevant social channels: Instagram, Pinterest, etc.
  • link to resume denoting management, organization, or other relevant experience

The email application should have no attachments. Only links.

 

 

2. Associate Editor for The Everymom

Do you want to be a part of a creative team and share your experiences with other moms? Do you feel like you have so much to say — but no one will listen? Join The Everymom team!

We’re looking for a big personality to join our small and growing team at The Everymom. This full-time position will involve working closely with our Managing Editor and Senior Content Editor to pitch, write, organize, and manage high-performing, engaging content for The Everymom, as well as manage content for our social media channels including Instagram. It could also include marketing and growth strategy, producing photo shoots, traveling to cover stories, and more.

Given the size of our ever-growing start-up, you’ll quickly see you have your hands in a lot more than that. You’ll work closely with the editorial team to draft and manage The Everymom newsletter, social channels including Instagram, giveaways, sponsored content, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitching and writing multiple story ideas per week relating to motherhood — ideally with a witty, honest approach (pregnancy, life with children, balancing career and motherhood, partner and marital topics, cooking, living, traveling with kids, etc.).
  • Pitching and producing daily content for our Instagram (experience required)
  • Brainstorm with editorial team on creative ways to integrate branded content
  • Sourcing images, formatting stories to be presented in the most engaging, helpful way
  • Sourcing and linking relevant, stylish products for shopping posts to meet quarterly revenue goals
  • Copywriting headlines or full articles when needed, sourcing pull-quotes in stories, linking up products for shopping posts
  • Researching trending topics and stories
  • Work with assistant editor for strategic newsletter development
  • Manage and track performance on assigned social channel of The Everymom —  one (or more) of the following: Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop required

Less frequently

  • Attending events or sponsored programs on behalf of the brand

HOURS:
40+ hours per week; a mix of working remote and in Chicago office

LOCATION:
Chicago, IL

SALARY:
Dependent on experience. Please list salary requirement with application.

TO APPLY:
Email cover letter to jobs@theeverygirl.com with subject line “ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR THE EVERYMOM” about why you’re the perfect candidate for this exciting new role!

Chicago-area candidates only.

Cover letter should be directly in the body of the email.

Please include:

  • at least 5 headlines/story ideas you’d love to see covered on The Everymom on various relevant topics
  • at least 3 women you’d want to see profiled on The Everymom – either for their career, their home, their story, or another relevant issue
  • your 3 best writing samples on the topics of or related to motherhood/parenting/lifestyle/advice/or other relevant topics
  • link to any relevant social channels: Instagram, Pinterest, etc.
  • link to resume

The email application should have no attachments. Only links.

 

All applications must be received by Sunday, 3/3 by 8 pm CST.

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