Chicago Sun-Times Careers and Internships

Thank you for your interest in working at the Chicago Sun-Times. We are committed to listening to and engaging with the hardworking people of Chicago to deliver important news coverage. We are a results-driven team looking for people who can make an impact. If you’re creative, hardworking, talented and eager to create a new kind of media company for our city, we’d love to hear from you!

Please apply for one post only. You will be considered for any other opening in which your qualifications match the requirements of the job.

editorial

wire desk reporter

We are hiring a Dynamic Reporter for our Sun-Times News Gathering (STNG) wire desk. Major media outlets rely on STNG for the fastest and most accurate coverage of breaking local stories. The successful candidate will have the ability to coax facts into meaningful, concise reports and the skill to connect breaking stories to the discussion of broader issues. Know about this position.

newsletter reporter

We are looking for an experienced Newsletter Reporter to join our growing newsroom. We are looking for someone experienced and passionate enough to make this newsletter our own and handle the “soup-to-nuts” production of this daily email newsletter. The ideal candidate would be creative enough to try different things; Analytical enough to iterate perspectives based on audience data, and sympathetic enough to solicit and respond to audience feedback. Know about this position.

general assignment reporter

We are looking for an experienced General Assignment Reporter to join our growing newsroom. The General Assignment Reporter will provide breaking news and feature coverage of the Chicagoland area. The ideal candidate would be someone who can quickly grasp facts from a political news conference or crime scene. Also provide a light touch on writing about festivals, people and many other topics. You may also be asked to visually document the stories you report on. Know about this position.

Director of Audience Engagement

The Chicago Sun-Times is looking to hire a Newsroom Leader who is passionate about building loyal audiences, increasing audience engagement, and collaborating with teams in the newsroom to better serve our community. The ideal candidate knows how to strategically, deliberately and inclusively build a diverse audience for local news – identifying both loyal and under-served audiences and finding innovative ways to deepen our relationships with them. Know about this position.

Audience Engagement Specialist

We are looking for an Audience Engagement Specialist to help us grow our digital reach, engagement and loyalty, including our digital customers. It is a multidisciplinary position in which the ideal candidate will have sound writing and editing skills. Video editing skills are a plus, as well as knowledge of social-media planning, headlines and newspaper strategy. Know about this position.

Assistant City Editor (Evening)

We are looking for an experienced Assistant City Editor who will be responsible for focusing the Sun-Times’ online news copy to ensure it delivers to a group of journalists and our pursuit of excellence while overseeing their daily news coverage. meets the standards. Know about this position.

digital copy editor

We are looking for an experienced Digital Copy Editor to edit its award winning website. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, breaking news environment and collaborate with journalists and editors. Applicants must have sound news judgment and mastery of AP style, spelling and grammar. Duties include editing stories for content and clarity, writing titles and captions, and checking facts. Know about this position.

Newsroom Internship

The Chicago Sun-Times offers a paid, full-time summer reporting internship to a college junior, senior or recent college graduate who is a person of color. Additionally, the Sun-Times offers unpaid newsroom internships for the spring and fall semesters at the following desks: news, photos, audience/social media and sports. Know about this position.


Talent Acquisition

senior recruitment

Reporting to Matrixed Hiring Departments, the Senior Recruiter will be responsible for executing our entire life cycle recruitment process (intake, posting, sourcing, assessment, preparation and detail of offers) and will be responsible for executing recruitment strategies from managers across the organization. partner to be hired. Supporting the Chicago Sun-Times mission and initiatives. This individual will incorporate talent from a variety of sources and backgrounds to meet the objectives of our growing news media organization. Know about this position.


digital strategy

SEO Analyst

We are looking for an SEO Analyst to assist our editorial, marketing and product teams in growing our organic search traffic. The ideal candidate has journalism, an understanding of current content and technical SEO best practices, and an eagerness to stay on top of emerging trends and formats. This position requires both the ability to understand existing search performance data as well as the creativity to make data-informed recommendations about areas of content we are not yet creating. Know about this position.

audience analyst

We are looking for a data-minded individual with strong communication skills to serve as a conduit between our digital strategy department and the newsroom. This person will be responsible for collaborating with key stakeholders in the newsroom, and collaborating with technical and business teams to provide analysis and recommendations, conduct experiments, and produce reports that are best-in-class. Support our business of providing journalism. Know about this position.


Financial planning and analysis

data Analyst

We are looking for a talented Data Analyst with at least 2 years of experience who is ready to take their career to the next level! The data analyst provides data support and reporting across the organization. As a member of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, the data analyst will work closely with internal business partners to measure and improve business performance. This position reports directly to the Director of FP&A. Know about this position.

senior data analyst

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Analyst with 5+ years of experience who is ready to take their career to the next level. The Senior Data Analyst has an important strategic role within the organization, providing data support and reporting throughout the organization. As a member of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, Senior Data Analysts will work closely with internal business partners to measure and improve business performance. This position reports directly to the Director of FP&A, with interaction and visibility with senior leadership. Know about this position.


advertising

sales account executive

We are looking for an experienced sales professional with a proven track record of building customer relationships and optimizing sales to join our advertising sales team. Know about this position.

Digital Strategist — Advertising

We are seeking an experienced Digital Strategist to collaborate with the CSTM Advertising sales team in developing and presenting digital advertising programs. The digital strategist will oversee all digital ad campaign execution, and target impression delivery advertiser success metrics. Know about this position.

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