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    Our Team

    Chicago Ideas is comprised of incredibly passionate people from diverse backgrounds dedicated to supporting our mission of making big ideas accessible to everyone.

    Current Openings

    We are currently seeking:

    Multimedia Producer 

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    Multimedia Producer — Contract

    Reports to: Director of Marketing & Media

    The Role

    Chicago Ideas is a platform for progress. We inspire, connect, and enable the curious and the committed to build a more thriving, more joyous city for everyone. At Chicago Ideas, you'll find accessible, high-quality experiences designed to inspire, and ways to find and activate your purpose within our community and beyond.

    We’re seeking an innovative multimedia producer who excels at storytelling in rich media formats. This position will work with our Content Strategist to elevate the stories of individuals and organizations with game-changing ideas to inspire others into action. The multimedia producer is an expert at producing podcasts and video shorts, and has their finger on the pulse of emerging media formats to help our organization adapt to how audiences like to consume content.


    You are an excellent, creative storyteller and can work quickly to produce a high volume of quality content. You are constantly learning with an overall willingness to constantly develop new skills, and curious are about a broad set of issues. You have experience producing podcasts and video editing, and are comfortable creating content for social media. You’re highly collaborative, organized, efficient, understands the media market, and capable of partnering across different teams to solicit and incorporate feedback. You are passionate about championing the stories of organizations and individuals who are pushing for progress in Chicago and beyond.

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

    • Creates short-form multimedia content on a daily basis: video shorts, photography, gifs, etc. for distribution on social media
    • Creates longer form content in podcast and other emerging formats
    • Works with existing assets to adapt them in new ways that stand out on various channels
    • Partners with Content Strategist to identify emerging content trends, and is able to test new formats

    To apply: Please email sona (at) with your resume and cover letter.

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