Behavioral Health Business Reporter

Aging Media, Chicago, Illinois

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Date Posted October 02, 2019
Industry Digital Media, Trade Publications, Newsletters, Financial Services
Specialty Health/Science
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://agingmedia.com

Description:

Aging Media Network is a growing boutique business-to-business media (B2B) company that covers the $7.1 trillion business of aging.

We are seeking a high-energy reporter to help launch a brand new publication covering the rapidly growing behavioral health care industry. This is currently a $200+ billion a year industry and will only grow as it matures.

You will help drive our coverage of the behavioral health industry, from breaking news to in-depth original stories that analyze trends. As a reporter you will monitor the beat, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, hunt down important stories and collaborate with your team.

This is a unique opportunity to work with well-funded and dedicated entrepreneurs who have already built five of the leading B2B publications in aging services.

Specific responsibilities include:

 

-- Report daily for the website

-- Pitch original story ideas on a regular basis

-- Collaborate with team members to write, edit and publish copy each day

-- Chase down scoops and break news before any other news outlets

-- Conceptualize, research, write and edit content for industry audiences

-- Develop industry sources

-- Support the editorial team on special projects (including podcast production and event planning), attend industry conferences, establish and maintain contacts

-- Assist with newsletter scheduling

 

Qualifications:

-- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field preferred, but not required

-- Three to five years of reporting/editing experience

-- B2B experience is preferred, but not required

-- Ability to multitask, take on new assignments in stride and learn something new each day

-- A desire to use new technology to its fullest

-- Demonstrated research and writing skills

-- Excellent communications skills

Benefits

-- Competitive compensation

-- Health, dental and vision benefits

-- Short-term disability and 401k match

-- Amazing office in the heart of the Loop

-- Dynamic, fun and hard-working environment

-- Flexibility with occasional work-from-home days

-- Bowling outings, Cubs/Sox games and frequent lunch outings!

 

Email your resume, writing samples and cover letter to jobs [at] agingmedia.com.

 

No phone calls please.

 

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