Circulation and Distribution Manager
Palm Springs Life (10-13-14)

Desert Publications, Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life (PSL) and based in the beautiful Coachella Valley of Southern California, has an opening for a person to run our Circulation and Distribution department. Candidates must have prior magazine circulation and distribution management experience, preferably with a city and regional lifestyle publication.

Responsibilities emphasize the growth of our paid print and digital subscription base and the development and implementation of marketing plans and promotions to make it happen. Candidate is also responsible for USPS relations, reports and permits, overseeing our publication audits, managing the budgets in these areas, print orders, inventory and storage oversight, relations with our fulfillment house and newsstand distributors. Supervisory experience required.

Besides PSL, we also publish 20-25 other publications on a less frequent, but no less important, free circulation model that require input and oversight from this management position.

If interested, send a cover letter and resume via email only to hr@desertpublications.com.  NO PHONE CALLS.

We offer a competitive salary, good benefits and a pleasant work environment in a stable company that has been in the magazine and media business for 50+ years.

Advertising Director, Diablo Publications, San Francisco, CA (9-22-14)

Entrepreneurial company, located in the San Francisco East Bay seeks a high energy, bright individual experienced in managing an advertising sales team. The following skills are required:

  • Management experience
  • Knowledge and expertise in selling to a variety of categories
  • Ability to read and analyze revenue and performance reports
  • Creative thinker
  • Solution oriented mindset
  • Adept at public speaking and making presentations
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills

Send resume to Barney Fonzi, Group Publisher at publishing@diablopubs.com

Associate Art Director, Portland Monthly magazine, Portland, OR (9-16-14)

SagaCity Media has an immediate opening in its Portland office for an ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR to work on a monthly publication dedicated to exceptional editorial and design. The position will report to the Art Director.

We are seeking a highly creative and energetic person whose responsibilities will vary, but include designing departments, features, and occasional covers. Duties include assigning, producing, or sourcing photography and illustration; designing magazine pages; developing maps, charts, and other information graphics as needed; and overseeing Portland Monthly’s brand extension in the digital space. Candidates must have a keen design eye, exceptional typographic skills, and fastidious attention to detail. Candidates must also be able to manage workflow with firm deadlines and be in daily collaboration with internal editorial staff. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational skills and be zealous about producing compelling and innovative editorial design in a fast-paced workplace.

Experience: Qualified candidates should have 3 years experience art directing or designing for consumer magazines, or equivalent agency art directing experience, as well as demonstrable experience managing budgets and directing photo shoots. Best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar field.

Skills: Education and technical background must include mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, extensive knowledge and stylish use of type, photography, and illustration, and experience with art commissioning, photo directing, and editing. Extra points for illustration/photography chops.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to jobs@sagacitymedia.com and put “Associate Art Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

About Us
Portland Monthly is an award-winning publication dedicated to the highest editorial and design standards, based in one of the nation’s most exciting cities. Portland Monthly is the top-selling magazine in the greater Portland metropolitan area, and has won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards. Portland Monthly is published by Sagacity Media Inc., which also publishes Portland Bride and Groom, Seattle Metropolitan, Seattle Met Bride and Groom, Houstonia, and more.

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