Employment Opportunities

Senior-Level Account Executive
Cleveland & Ohio Magazines (3-12-14)

Great Lakes Publishing Custom Media (GLP) www.glcustom.com and its sister company Ripple Effect Interactive seeks a senior-level account executive to help expand our custom publishing portfolio in the Central Ohio market. This candidate will be responsible for prospecting, selling and managing new accounts for our printed and electronic communications solutions in the following business segments: Communities and Associations, Travel, Home & Garden, Health Care, Arts & Entertainment and Business-to-Business.  

Great Lakes Publishing produces Ohio Magazine, Cleveland Magazine, Inside Business Magazine, LongWeekends, Lake Erie Living and more than 100 client publications each year.  We are looking for a person who can help us manage this growth with the same commitment to client service and quality for which GLP is known.

The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, creative, motivated, organized and possess the skills necessary to communicate and work well with our staff and our clients.   This position is based in our Dublin, Ohio office. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Prospect for advertising and contract communication services for custom publishing and related Internet products.
• Attend community events and network.
• Coordinate advertisers' needs with Great Lakes Publishing policies, procedures and special programs and issues, to explain rates, contractual and business requirements, technical capabilities, and to encourage prompt payment of open accounts.
• Write proposals and negotiate contracts.
• Initiate customer contact by use of both phone and automobile.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; (Degree preference in Business, Communication, Advertising, Marketing or related field).
• Media (print, radio or TV) sales or similar sales field experience required
• At least 5 years media sales experience required
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• Ability to take and overcome criticism/rejection.
• Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously
• Must work well in a deadline-driven environment

  Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to both: harmonjr@glpublishing.com and kmatusoff@ohiomagazine.com.


Editor-in-Chief
Delaware Today (2-18-14)

Today Media employs nearly 150 people in four states on the East Coast. (www.todaymediainc.com) Today Media's award - winning regional magazines reach more than 700,000 readers each month. Additional specialty publications focused on more specific topics like Weddings, Beaches, Dining, Home & Garden and Health & Wellness provide an extended reach and distribution to targeted special - interest audiences within our affluent demographic. Today Media's total magazine distribution is nearly two million annually.

DelawareToday, a division of Today Media, is seeking a talented and innovative editor to drive the content strategy for DelawareToday Magazine, 302Health, Delaware Bride, Ultimate Guide to Delaware, as well as work with the digital division on delawaretoday.com.

Responsible for the complete editorial content of the magazine group.  Supervise a staff of editors and art staffers.  Responsible for annual edit calendars and monthly and quarterly editorial lineups.  Work with publisher to improve the magazine.  Act as ambassador of the magazine in the community.

• Minimum of 5 years of editorial or reporting experience.
• Excellent people management skills.
• Solid understanding and appreciation of news and narrative.
• Superior copy writing and editing skills.
• Has advanced appreciation of food, the arts, popular culture and can contribute to an understanding of the tastes of Delaware Today audiences.
• Has strong grammar, excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
• Has advanced ability to follow and shape stories at various stages of development.
• Has advanced news journalism experience and news judgment; understands lifestyle and community topics from a journalistic point of view.
• Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be:
• conscientious and energetic, reliable in his/her own responsibilities
• flexible and collaborative
• full of ideas--an energetic yet collegial brainstormer
• digitally savvy and familiar with a variety of online environments and tools
• a detail oriented person who wants to get every fact right

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or a related field, strong writer/editor, 5+ years of editorial experience, goal driven with the ability to adapt to change and to new opportunities, ability to work independently as well as a team and community member, strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines on time, interest in and willingness to learn the industry, and interest in and willingness to stay engaged in new audience driven analytics and social media.

• Strong project- and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and manage daily and weekly deadlines.
• Ability to organize and plan projects, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to analyze customer feedback and respond appropriately.
• Self-starter who is very comfortable working independently as well as collaboratively.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter with salary expectations to employment@todaymediainc.com.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.  For more information on Delaware Today Magazine, please visit www.delawaretoday.com. EOE.


Creative Director
Hour Detroit (2-10-14)

Hour Media is looking for a creative director to join our award-winning editorial team. Our main titles are Hour Detroit magazine (12 issues per year) DBusiness magazine (6 issues), Detroit Home magazine (4 issues), and Metro Detroit Bride magazine (2 issues). 


The ideal candidate will have a deep-seated interest and a true love of editorial design, typography, and printed materials. In addition, she/he should have an eye for details and the ability to think creatively. Editorial design is different than many other types of graphic design — the person who fills this position will know the differences and embrace them. 


The creative director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Hour magazine’s design: working with the editor to conceptualize stories, arranging and scheduling photo shoots, hiring out photography and illustrations/graphics, cover conceptualization and layout, page layout/design, working with the production department to get images print ready, proof markup, and final approval of magazine layout — all within the magazine's existing style guidelines.

In addition the creative director is responsible for managing budgets, negotiating freelance rates, maintaining all of our magazines’ identities, producing occasional web graphics, and working with the production director on editorial calendar deadlines. 


The creative director will also oversee the art direction for Hour Media’s other titles and assist in identifying/teaching/training assistant designers.

Requirements: 
Minimum five years experience in related field. 
Bachelor Degree in related design field. 
Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) — extreme skill with InDesign is an absolute must. It should be your second language. 


Other requirements: 
We're looking for someone who is always looking for — and finding — new design solutions. 
You should be interested in (if not ahead of) current magazine design trends. You must have the ability to work on and meet deadlines (which occasionally overlap), to be efficient, and be able to turn projects around quickly. 


Please submit PDF or JPG work samples along with your cover letter, resume and online portfolio address to: artjobs@hourdetroit.com. Applicants may be asked to perform a series of design tests as a part of the qualification process. 





Art Director & Associate Art Director
Hour Detroit (2-10-14)

Hour Media has several design positions available, including art director and associate art director to join our award-winning editorial team. Our main titles are Hour Detroit magazine (12 issues per year) DBusiness magazine (6 issues), Detroit Home magazine (4 issues), and Metro Detroit Bride magazine (2 issues). 


The ideal candidate will have a deep-seated interest and a true love of editorial design, typography, and printed materials. In addition, she/he should have an eye for details and the ability to think creatively. Editorial design is different than many other types of graphic design — the person who fills this position will know the differences and embrace them. 


The art director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of magazine design: working with the editor to conceptualize stories, arranging and scheduling photo shoots, hiring out photography and illustrations/graphics, collecting supplemental art, cover conceptualization and layout, page layout/design, working with the production department to get images print ready, proof markup, and final approval of magazine layout — all within the magazine's existing style guidelines.

In addition art directors are responsible for managing budgets, negotiating freelance rates, maintaining the magazine's identity, producing occasional web graphics (pertaining to magazine stories/sections), and working with the production director on editorial calendar deadlines. 



Requirements: 
Minimum three years experience in related field. 
Bachelor Degree in related design field. 
Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) — extreme skill with InDesign is an absolute must. It should be your second language. 


Other requirements: 
We're looking for someone who is always looking for — and finding — new design solutions. 
You should be interested in (if not ahead of) current magazine design trends. 
The right candidate will know the importance of kerning. 
They must have the ability to work on and meet deadlines (which occasionally overlap), to be efficient and be able to turn projects around quickly. 


Please submit PDF or JPG work samples along with your cover letter, resume and online portfolio address to: artjobs@hourdetroit.com. 
Applicants may be asked to perform a series of design tests as a part of the qualification process. 





Associate Online Fashion Editor
Honolulu Magazine (2-4-14)

The Honolulu Magazine group of titles is seeking an associate online fashion editor to work on our daily fashion and shopping website, Lei Chic as well as the fashion pages in the monthly Honolulu Magazine and the quarterly Honolulu Shops. We seek a high-energy, multi-faceted fashion journalist who can deftly balance web publishing/digital marketing with journalism. With a daily newsletter, active social networks and two print magazines, the associate online fashion editor will function as part fashionista, part journalist, part expert web marketer.

Job Description:

Works on the following titles:

    Lei Chic (daily fashion and lifestyle email newsletter and website)
    Honolulu Magazine (monthly city magazine)
    Honolulu Shops (quarterly visitor publication)

Duties include but are not limited to:

    Generate story ideas, research and write daily articles for Lei Chic, monthly articles for Honolulu, quarterly articles for Honolulu Shops.
    Recruit, train, assign and manage freelance writers, as needed.
    Use Dreamweaver and Photoshop software, and web interface to update website and code newsletters.
    Take photos for and collaborate with art director on photos and illustrations for stories.
    Maintain social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the Lei Chic brand.
    Collaborate with marketing manager and events manager to create and execute event-based promotions to drive web traffic and email subscriptions.
    Collaborate with advertising director and advertising salespeople to coordinate ad placement on daily emails and  assist with creation of advertorials, etc.
    Assist with some administrative functions.
    Other duties as needed.

Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism preferred, with 2-3 years writing/editorial experience.
    Strong interest in local fashion scene.
    Must have solid, proven researching, reporting and writing skills.
    Must have strong interest and working knowledge of marketing and promotions.
    Must have working knowledge or strong interest in learning and working with web software and programs including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and online content management systems.

Please submit a resume/letter of interest to: Editor Robbie Dingeman at robbied@honolulumagazine.com.

To post a vacancy, send the job notice to CRMA Staff Associate Barton Ortberg (bart.ortberg@dowdenmanagement.com). Postings will be removed after 60 days.