Advertising Sales Account Executive, Delaware Today (4-7-16)

Today Media publishes four monthly lifestyle magazines including Delaware Today and Main Line Today, and more than 10 specialty publications, increasing our reach and impressions in a highly sought after upscale demographic.  We also create marketing solutions, develop new business opportunities and host revenue-generating events.

We employ nearly 150 people, covering a 5-state region on the east coast.  Our territory includes Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  We have the highest commitment to quality, service and integrity when it comes to our audiences and each other.

Today Media reaches millions of affluent consumers with multi-platform marketing solutions.  In print, online and in person, we deliver upscale demographics in key market areas.

We currently have an opening for an ADVERTISING SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE in our Delaware market for Delaware Today.

The position offers salary, uncapped commission, full benefits and the tools you need to be successful. If you like to research potential clients, get on the phone, network face to face and create successful ad campaigns through a consultative sales process, we should talk.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum two years proven outside sales experience - including prospecting and/or cold calling for lead generation
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and closing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional follow-through
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Clear understanding of print and/or online marketing and advertising
  • Four year college degree desirable

Join an outstanding sales team and sell an outstanding product!

TO APPLY:

Apply to SalesJobs@DelawareToday.com.  Please include a cover letter and salary requirements. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Features Editor, Chicago Magazine (3-18-16)

This very senior person is charged with making sure the magazine has a steady influx of the kind of deeply reported long-form narratives, profiles, issue stories, and service packages that Chicago is known for. That includes developing and maintaining relationships with the best writers in the city and beyond and developing workable feature ideas and assigning and editing them. Ten years related experience and bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conceive, assign, edit, and shepherd features to completion.
  • Collaborate with art and photo for the best visual treatment and packaging, including graphics and sidebars.
  • Keep the magazine’s standards for award-winning narratives and service journalism high with well-executed, high-impact stories that get attention.
  • Recruit top new talent into the magazine’s stable of freelance writers.
  • On occasion may write stories.
  • On occasion may edit non-feature content, such as department items.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ten years related experience and bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Good contacts with the best writers in Chicago and beyond.
  • Ability to create, manage, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with writers, art staff, and other editors.
  • Excellent writing and content- and line-editing skills.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and come up with alternatives if a story is not working.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates can contact me at: Terry Noland, Executive Editor - tnoland@chicagomag.com

Associate Art Director, Cleveland Magazine (3-17-16)

Cleveland Magazine, a publication of Great Lakes Publishing Co., currently has an opening for an Associate Art Director. We are looking for an extremely creative, energetic, organized individual to design and layout printed and graphic materials. A superior understanding of design concepts, typography, photography and software is key; Web design and photography skills are major pluses. The ideal candidate will work well under deadline pressure to perform routine and complex duties in the preparation of Cleveland Magazine and various marketing and Web projects. The position will work closely with the art director and editors of Cleveland Magazine.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates concepts and designs that support the editorial mission of Cleveland Magazine
  • Oversees and directs freelance photographers and illustrators
  • Creates graphics and designs for clevelandmagazine.com and social media channels
  • Collaborates with art director and editors
  • Oversees photography internship program, including recruiting, hiring, training and management
  • Maintains and organizes in-house photo studio, including tracking of purchases, inventory and overall needs
  • Discusses pages with editors to ensure accuracy
  • Maintains and backs up files
  • Monitors and maintains quality throughout work (maintain quality to standards within Cleveland Magazine and marketing projects)
  • In addition to Cleveland Magazine, creates marketing collateral for Best of Cleveland, Silver Spoons and other magazine events
  • Takes projects from concept to final delivery

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-5 years of design experience, experience in publishing preferable
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Mac OS
  • Knowledge of digital photography and retouching
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Must take direction and assert ideas quickly
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail necessary in order to handle a number of projects simultaneously
  • Must work well in a deadline driven environment
  • BFA in design or equivalent experience

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume and PDF samples with salary requirements to: hr@glpublishing.com.  No phone calls, please.

Great Lakes Publishing Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Associate Editor, Custom Media (3-16-16)

Great Lakes Publishing seeks an Associate Editor, Custom Media for our Cleveland or Columbus office. We’re looking for a savvy editor with experience in reporting, writing and editing various forms of prose for our client publications in travel, business and specialty fields. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have superior copyediting and proofreading skills, familiarity with AP style and inherent skill with editing and rewriting. As an editor in our Custom Media department, this person should be professional and work well in a client-driven environment in which creativity and organization are critical. This position reports to the managing editor in Columbus and serves as Project Manager and client liaison for multiple projects occurring simultaneously.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns and edits stories for various client-driven products
  • Writes copy for client-driven products
  • Fact checks or assigns fact checking required by a project
  • Works directly with client as project manager and is responsible for proof deadlines
  • Collaborates with art directors, account executives and clients
  • Proofs and corrects pages in InCopy/InDesign
  • Manages internal databases and is familiar with Excel
  • Prioritizes multiple assignments in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

QUALIFICATIONS:

A degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.

  • 3-5 clips that show skill at magazine, trade or client-driven writing. Must have a positive attitude.
  • Must take direction and assert ideas quickly.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Solid grounding in journalism ethics and values.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter containing salary requirement along with resume and work samples to: cplumley@glpublishing.com [SUBJECT LINE: Associate Editor Application]. No phone calls, please. Qualified candidates will be contacted.

Great Lakes Publishing Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Senior Account Executive, New Business Development, Today Media (3-7-16)

Baltimore-based Today Media Custom Communications seeks a dynamic, experienced sales executive ready to break new business. Started in 1995, we have a strong portfolio of tourism, higher education, health care and association clients. We want to grow those categories and add more. If you‘ve succeeded in winning custom publishing business — from publications to online/digital products and services — and are ready to prospect, propose and close new business, let’s talk. We offer salary and incentives, benefits and the tools you need to be successful. If you like to research potential clients, get on the phone, knock on doors, send emails that get opened, listen to needs and design solutions, this could be the right position for you.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Superior verbal and written communications skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Outstanding at relationship-building
  • Able to listen to prospects’ communications and marketing needs
  • Develop responsive and creative solutions

EXPERIENCE:

  • Background in custom publishing or ad agency sales
  • Proposal-writing experience
  • Strong network of business contacts

TO APPLY:

Please respond with resume, cover letter to: newbusiness@todaymediacustom.com

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