Social Media Editor: Block Club Chicago is hiring a Social Media Editor with impeccable news judgment, experience in social media strategy and an obsession with Chicago to help shape our audience growth strategy for years to come and oversee our social media presence. This person will lead Block Club’s presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and potentially other platforms; providing coverage of breaking news and live events, conceiving and executing social plans for special projects and engaging readers. More.
West Side Reporter: Block Club is looking for a full-time reporter to cover the city’s West Side. This is a beat reporting position, and the beat is a group of West Side neighborhoods including North Lawndale, Austin and Garfield Park. You’ll be expected to cover everything from local school council meetings and community policing efforts to restaurant openings and real estate developments. Night meetings are common. This is not a 9–5 job (though it is typically Monday-Friday). More.