Publications Manager

Studio Gang Studio Gang Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 31 '20Posted on:

We are seeking a full-time Publications Manager to join our team in Chicago. This person will bring exceptional talent in writing and editing, as well as a deep interest in publishing and strong skills in research, to support the creation of texts and publication projects that advance the ideas behind the Studio’s work and share them with diverse audiences.

The Publications Manager will work closely with the Publications Director and design teams to write and edit narrative text about Studio projects for use in a variety of formats. They will also contribute to the development and delivery of new publication projects: conducting and compiling research; drafting and editing text; securing images and permissions; communicating with contributors and graphic designers; etc. Related responsibilities will include copy editing/proofreading a variety of Studio documents, responding to external publication requests, and assisting with academic and other research investigations.

An ideal candidate will have strong editorial experience in a professional and/or academic setting and a passion for architecture and urban design. They must be equally creative and detail-oriented, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, history, or related fields
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in communicating architecture and architectural ideas
  • 2+ years editorial experience, preferably in an architecture or design environment
  • Strong skills in Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluency in an additional language, especially French, is a major asset

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and writing sample to using the subject line “Publications Manager”. Please limit submissions to 5 MB.

The application deadline is February 24, 2020.

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