Content Editor

Yakkety Yak is pleased to invite qualified candidates to apply to join our team.

Content Editor

Do you nerd out over the next big Instagram story trend? Do you have a strongly held opinion on the Oxford comma or the CMS vs. AP Stylebook debate? Better yet: Are you inspired by working with change-making healthcare nonprofits to drive real patient outcomes? If so, then you might be exactly who we’re seeking for the Content Editor role.

Does this sound like you? 

The Yakkety Yak Content Editor will collaborate with our in-house content team and account managers and with freelance resources to create high-impact, on-brand content for our client portfolio. Candidates must have a knack and love for writing, a comprehensive understanding of content, and experience writing and editing compelling copy and blog posts that achieve business goals. Can you say “voice and tone,” anyone? Content initiatives include writing and editing copy for blogs, social media, websites, video/multimedia, marketing materials and newsletters.

What You'll Do

In this role, you will contribute in the following areas:

  • Uphold Yakkety Yak Core Values of Committed, Authentic, Curious, Accountable and Kind
  • Review email, website, blog and social media content for grammar and accuracy
  • Manage contributors and writers by assigning storylines and deadlines, providing editorial guidelines, and requesting revisions as needed
  • Contribute to long-form content projects such as case studies, email marketing campaigns and other premium content
  • Edit social media and email newsletter copy as well as provide feedback on visuals/graphics for industry and company-specific tone, voice, and brand across multiple client accounts
  • Contribute to and maintain an editorial calendar that seeks to improve blog strategies/tactics across multiple client accounts and meet calendar deadlines
  • Work with our digital strategist to optimize content for search and identify new SEO opportunities
  • Manage CMS on HubSpot, WordPress or Squarespace

What You Bring

Our expectations for the candidate include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional writing and editing experience, showcasing the ability to adopt the style, tone and voice of a wide range of businesses across multiple types of content
  • Healthcare industry experience strongly preferred; agency experience preferred
  • Experience editing social media content to make it shine
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects from multiple clients with many moving parts
  • An analytical mind and interest in using data to optimize/scale blog marketing strategies and tactics
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently, manage a team of writers and manage projects from multiple clients with many moving parts
  • Confront any hurdles with a calm, positive mindset and a sense of confidence
  • Ability to find creative, unorthodox solutions without close supervision

Technical Expectations

  • HubSpot Inbound Certification (upon start date)
  • Experience creating engaging content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest
  • Understanding of SEO and how to write search-worthy content
  • WordPress and Squarespace knowledge
  • Email automation in platforms including Constant Contact, MailChimp and HubSpot

Submit Your Application

Think you might be a good fit for our team? We'd love to meet you.

To officially submit an application, please follow the following steps:
  • Upload a copy of your resume
  • Include a cover letter outlining 3 reasons why you are a good fit for our team
  • Submit a link to sample work or professional website

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Healthcare benefits, including medical, dental, vision–and pet insurance! Staying happy and healthy is a top priority.

Unlimited PTO

We work hard and deliver for our clients, but we also have families and lives outside the office. #SharpentheSaw

Flexible Hours

We get that doctors visits, childcare, mental health and personal matters need space in the workday, too.

Parental Leave

Market-leading parental leave policy. Who says you can’t grow your family while growing an agency.

Savings Plan

Plan for your future with our 401-K program with employer match.

West Loop

Loft-style office steps from Union Station, multiple CTA stops, and all that West Loop has to offer.

Our Commitment to DEI

Yakkety Yak is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Yakkety Yak recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

About Yakkety Yak

Yakkety Yak is a full-service digital agency in growth mode. We fuse strategy and content production to craft high-impact stories for brands and businesses that care about doing good. Our full-service marketing team expertly combines multi-channel digital marketing to ignite empathy and inspire action. Curious, motivated, and inspired, we are building an environment where we can thrive together.