Emerge Careers

Digital Storyteller

Emerge Inc. is seeking a smart, creative and innovative Digital Storyteller.


We are looking for someone who is ambitious, enthusiastic, and ready to be a part of a growing company. Our ideal candidate is a creative storyteller that can develop informative and engaging content. If you love all things content creation, social media and have a passion for the Lorain County community, we want to hear from you!

About Emerge

Emerge is a small team focused on providing web and software development that enriches lives in local communities. We have an entrepreneurial fast paced environment and primarily work with local businesses, non-profits, government agencies and economic development organizations.

The primary focus of this position will be the LorainCounty.com community site. Help us tell positive stories from around Lorain County.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee content on LorainCounty.com - a local website designed to build a sense of community by sharing positive local stories and helping local businesses reach local consumers
  • Develop and manage editorial calendar for LorainCounty.com mapped to business objectives
  • Creatively and authentically tell stories of local businesses, events and experiences
  • Manage social media content creation
  • Take videos and photos around the county that complement the overarching content strategy
  • Show your enthusiasm for our great County by writing multiple stories each week focused on the best and most positive things happening, often finding the hidden gems.
  • Coach partner and freelance content providers to ensure adherence to LorainCounty.com standards
  • Interpret and communicate results of LorainCounty.com content performance
  • Network and build relationships in the community both in-person and using digital tools

Ideal Candidate

  • Believes in the value of thriving local communities
  • Must love Lorain County and believe in the County’s positive future
  • Has a customer-oriented approach
  • Takes initiative with authenticity, integrity and courage
  • Makes thoughtful decisions quickly and execute them with boldness and intensity
  • Is driven, energetic, enthusiastic, and excels in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Is self-motivated with the intellectual curiosity to constantly be learning, testing, and benchmarking in a dynamic space
  • Can discover and share interesting stories through a variety of formats (written, photos, video, audio, etc.)
  • Informed on local happenings and events while having a solid understanding of your area, including popular neighborhoods, top venues, businesses, etc.
  • Has strong project management skills to initiate, plan, and execute projects from start to finish
  • Possesses strong multitasking ability, with an aptitude for managing multiple deadlines at once
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing and personable and is comfortable networking and building relationships, both in person and using digital tools
  • Strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Detail oriented and flexible/adaptable


  • Competitive Pay based on experience with opportunity for a quarterly bonus
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Work Location

  • Primarily in-office in Avon Lake, Ohio to collaborate with the team. Option for occasional work from home.

Interested in This Position?

If you are an innovative Digital Storyteller that would excel in this position, please complete this form and let's talk about how we can work together.

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