Account Executive (4-17-15)

Inside Business Magazine seeks an Account Executive to service an established account base in northeast Ohio. We are looking for a marketing savvy account executive who can develop strong business partnerships with current clients and someone who is motivated to develop new business for Inside Business, as well as, PlayhouseSquare Playbills, custom publishing projects, events and digital services.

Inside Business Magazine is part of Great Lakes Publishing Company headquartered in Cleveland. Great Lakes Publishing currently produces four subscription titles (including Cleveland Magazine and Ohio Magazine), over 100 client custom publications, websites and email newsletters each year.

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 phone, email and in person meetings.

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).
  • 3 to 5 years of Media (print, radio, digital or TV) sales or similar sales field experience preferred.
  • Professional and intangible 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 and resume with compensation requirements to: adex@clevelandmagazine.com

Web Developer - Hourly Job Description (3-26-15)

Ripple Effect Interactive - a Great Lakes Publishing company, focuses on creating flexible, integrated interactive solutions that seamlessly blend research, design, marketing and technology. We build powerful websites across a broad spectrum of clients, including corporate, events and marketing, ecommerce, entertainment, travel and leisure. We focus on front-end discovery, usability, and development while creating and converting great designs into unique interactive user experiences for visitors of all kinds.

Our team is growing and we are looking for an outstanding web developer who has the desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible, team-oriented environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Web Developer is responsible for the development of website assignments, developing, testing and delivering quality solutions. Industry best practices and development methods will be utilized to insure the success of the projects. You will have the ability to create web applications from the requirements stage through production deployment. You will be required to have experience in scripting, as well as, development involving compatibility and seamless integration with various technologies.

Key attributes and competencies: flexibility, adaptability, quick learner with various technical environments, quality work on tight deadlines, creativity, patience, attention to detail and communication.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of web development experience is required.
  • Solid understanding of UI/IA.
  • Front-end and back-end development experience.
  • Experience in development of HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, knowledge of C# and the .NET architecture, PHP (preferred not required).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a must: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, a plus but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • BS / BA university degree a plus but not required.
  • Desire and passion to keep up on new and emerging technologies.

 Send cover letter, resume with hourly requirements and URL’s of websites you have created to: zohos@glpublishing.com. No phone calls, please.

Web Producer (3-25-15)

HONOLULU Magazine (www.honolulumagazine.com) is seeking an experienced Web Producer to assist in managing and growing our websites and social media. Our ideal candidate is a college graduate with at least two years of professional experience in writing, online media and marketing. The Web producer will write traffic-driving web stories, craft catchy headlines with SEO in mind, market the websites through social media and troubleshoot any technical problems that arise with the websites. If this sounds fun, we want to hear from you! Click on this link to apply: http://www.honolulumagazine.com/jobs.

Associate Editor (3-7-15)

Great Lakes Publishing seeks an Associate Editor, Custom Media in our Dublin, Ohio 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 work well in a client-driven environment in which creativity and organization are critical. This position reports to the managing editor in Columbus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 take direction and assert ideas quickly
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously
  • Solid grounding in journalism ethics and values

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

Account Executive (2-25-15)
Cleveland Magazine

 

Cleveland Magazine seeks an Account Executive to service an established account base on the east side of Cleveland. We are looking for a marketing savvy account executive who can develop strong business partnerships with current clients and someone who is motivated to develop new business for Cleveland Magazine and its affiliated community custom publishing projects, website services and events.

Cleveland Magazine is part of Great Lakes Publishing Company headquartered in Cleveland. Great Lakes Publishing currently produces four subscription titles and over 100 client custom publications, websites and email newsletters each year.

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 preferred.
  • Professional and intangible 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 and resume with compensation requirements to: adex@clevelandmagazine.com

Editor-in-Chief (2-13-15)
Palm Springs Life

Desert Publications Inc. — publisher of Palm Springs Life and a growing group of luxury lifestyle and destination magazines — seeks an Editor-in-Chief to oversee content and design of all Palm Springs Life-branded publications and digital properties; develop budgets; manage staff, contract editors, and freelance writers and editors; oversee quality control; and develop new print and digital products. This leader determines staff assignments, manages contributor contracts and rights and permissions, and supports Marketing with copywriting and editing of Palm Springs Life-branded content. The position requires outstanding copyediting/rewriting, organizational, and time-management skills, as well as fine aesthetic sensibilities, solid story judgment, proficiency in AP style and Microsoft Word, familiarity InDesign and writing for the web, and the ability to plan print and web content in tandem. Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years of progressive magazine editing and management positions required. A passion for the desert will also factor into our hire. The position is based in Palm Springs. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples to hr@desertpublications.com.

Editor-in-Chief (2-13-15)
DPI Custom Publications

Desert Publications Inc. — publisher of GuestLife New Mexico, Monterey Bay, and El Paso; Pebble Beach: The Magazine; and a growing portfolio of luxury lifestyle and destination magazines and websites — seeks an Editor-in-Chief to oversee content and design of all custom publications and digital properties; develop budgets; manage staff, contract editors, and freelance writers and editors; oversee quality control; and develop new print and digital products. This leader determines staff assignments, manages contributor contracts and rights and permissions, and supports Marketing with copywriting and editing of DPI Custom-branded content. The position requires outstanding copyediting/rewriting, organizational, and time-management skills, as well as fine aesthetic sensibilities, solid story judgment, proficiency in AP style and Microsoft Word, familiarity InDesign and writing for the web, and the ability to plan print and web content in tandem. Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years of progressive magazine editing and management positions required. The position is based in Palm Springs. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples to hr@desertpublications.com.

Advertising Coordinator (2-9-15)
Ohio Magazine

Ohio Magazine, a publication of Great Lakes Publishing, seeks an Advertising Coordinator. The successful candidate will provide a point of contact for advertising information with the magazine and custom publications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enter advertising contracts into sales management system
  • Contact advertisers for artwork via email and phone
  • Prepare sales solicitation mailings and emails
  • Provide administrative support for Advertising Sales and Custom Media team
  • Coordinate advertising billing with accounting department
  • Attend sales meeting and be an active contributor to the sales team
  • Participate in sales training
  • Accompany Associate Publisher on client meetings and appointments

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; (Degree preference in Business, Communication, Marketing or related field).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service disposition and “can do” problem-solver attitude
  • Must work well in a deadline-driven environment

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to dublinadco@ohiomagazine.com . No phone calls, please. Prospective Candidates will be contacted.

Digital Media Sales Specialist (2-3-15)
Desert Publications, Inc.

Desert Publications, Inc. is looking for a dynamic sales professional with experience in selling digital space who knows how to drive results and inspire confidence.  If you are a sales closer come join our sales team who represent Palm Springs Life Magazine.

Duties:

The Digital Media Sales Specialist plays an integral part of the Digital team. The incumbent will support the Sales Manager in meeting the goals of the department. S/he is expected to go out into the local and national business market to find potential clients; have direct contact with clients on an everyday basis including placing cold calls. A Digital Media Sales Specialist would ideally have a passion for the digital world and be adept at using digital channels, such as social media in everyday life; be competent in the services and products that they sell.

The Digital Media Sales Specialist will be expected to spend a vast majority of their time making cold calls and in the field building their book of business. Position is located in our headquarters in beautiful downtown Palm Springs, CA.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
jobs@desertpublications.com

Digital Lifestyle Editor (2-3-15)
Desert Publications Inc

Desert Publications Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life and other luxury lifestyle and visitor publications, seeks a Digital Lifestyle Editor to execute day-to-day editorial operations of the publication web site(s) and develop unique content experiences that deliver on traffic and conversion goals for the business. This creative, innovative and passionate editor has a strong interest in lifestyle topics, a love of the online life, and is willing to get his/her hands dirty in a demanding work environment. An interest in online video, great editorial gut and the ability to work with data are key.

Duties:

  • Develop original content strategy: Curate online content packages, create lifestyle channels, and write website and newsletter text, through a demonstrated interest in and understanding of lifestyle content.
  • Contribute to and evolve the brand voice and editorial strategy for Desert Publications Inc.
  • Partner with marketing and site director to execute a social media strategy that maximizes resources while meeting audience engagement goals
  • Help to manage comprehensive metadata project to drive content discover ability through the use of web metrics, understand how content planning is attracting and serving targeted digital audiences, and contribute to the development of relevant content
  • Work closely with onsite teams to coordinate content distribution and planning
  • Implement and execute on an editorial calendar used across content channels, original programming, ad sales and site teams
  • Work with interactive sales team to create engaging ad opportunities and deliver online campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Proven writing skills with sound editorial judgment
  • Ability to stay current in lifestyle content, industry areas and web trends
  • Knowledge of HTML5/CSS3, web content management tools, database work and video editing
  • Excellent writer, proofreader and grammarian with AP style experience
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and remain calm, flexible and focused under tight deadlines with shifting priorities

Education:

BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, English, or other directly related area or
equivalent experience and 5 years experience at a consumer online publication or equivalent.
Start-up experience as well as demonstrated passion for or knowledge of lifestyle content preferred.

How to Apply:
This is a full-time, salaried position. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples electronically to jobs@desertpublications.com  or  to HR Department c/o, Desert Publications Inc., P.O. Box 2724, Palm Springs, CA 92263.

Digital Graphic Designer (2-3-15)
Desert Publications Inc

Desert Publications Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life and other luxury lifestyle and visitor publications, seeks a Digital Graphic Designer/email guru to deliver solutions for a diverse range of marketing and integrated communications needs. The designer collaborates with both online and offline areas within the Company. Seeking a highly detail-oriented person, responsible for both design and execution. Must be able to execute creative concepts to produce finished working solutions, and interpret brand standards and adapt as needed to digital channels. Independent problem-solving skills are critical.

Duties:

  • Design and test email marketing campaigns, relying on best practices to achieve consistent user experience across various desktop and web email clients and platforms
  • Make HTML5/CSSs content updates to existing web experiences
  • Execute new concepts and strategies, including storyboards
  • Repurpose, rework and revise existing content as needed
  • Maintain awareness of technology and software advances in the field and apply advances to daily tasks
  • Maintain job folders, documentation
  • Work closely with both online and offline areas within the agency to ensure consistency of branding and messaging
  • Experience with video compression and prep for delivery a plus Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience and a solid understanding of email marketing standards and best practices as well as interaction design principles and correct syntax
  • Strong understanding of the process of concept development, copywriting and storyboarding for presentations
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with tech support, executive management, creative supervisors, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Technical Skills/Software:

  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Working cross-platform (PC and Mac) and with various presentation devices/OS platforms
  • Adobe CS6 Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro
  • Dreamweaver
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • MS Windows Media Experience
  • Video editing for online applications
  • Familiarity with JavaScript is desirable but not essential

How to Apply:
This is a full-time, salaried position located in Palm Springs, CA. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples electronically to jobs@desertpublications.com  or  to HR Department c/o, Desert Publications Inc., P.O. Box 2724, Palm Springs, CA 92263.

Web Developer (2-1-15)
Ripple Effect Interactive

Ripple Effect Interactive - a Great Lakes Publishing company, focusing on creating flexible, integrated interactive solutions that seamlessly blend research, design, marketing and technology. We build powerful websites across for a broad spectrum of clients, including corporate, events and marketing, ecommerce, entertainment, travel and leisure. We focus on front-end discovery, usability, and development creating and converting great designs into unique interactive user experiences for visitors of all kinds.
Our team is growing and we are looking for an outstanding web designer/developer who has the desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible, team-oriented environment.

Duties:

The Web Developer is responsible for the development of website assignments, developing, testing and deliver quality solutions. Industry best practices and development methods will be utilized to insure the success of the projects. The developer will have the ability to create web applications from the requirements stage through production deployment. The Web Developer will be required to have experience in scripting as well as development involving compatibility and seamless integration with various technologies.

Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical environments, while delivering quality work on tight deadlines, imagination, creativity, patience, attention to detail, analytical skills, and communication skills are key attributes.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of web design and development experience is required.
  • Solid understanding of UI/IA.
  • Front-end and back-end development experience.
  • Experience in development of HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, knowledge of
    C# and the .NET architecture, PHP (preferred not required).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a must: Photoshop, Illustrator, and
    Dreamweaver. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, a plus but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • BS / BA university degree a plus but not required.
  • Desire and passion to keep a breast of new and emerging technologies.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume with hourly requirements and URL’s of websites you’ve created to:
mpacelli@rippleeffectweb.com

Front End Web Developer (2-1-15)
Ripple Effect Interactive

Ripple Effect Interactive - a Great Lakes Publishing company, focusing on creating flexible, integrated interactive solutions that seamlessly blend research, design, marketing and technology. We build powerful websites across a broad spectrum of clients, including corporate, events and marketing, ecommerce, entertainment, travel and leisure. We focus on a thorough discovery process, usability, and development creating great designs and unique interactive user experiences for visitors of all kinds.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: Online Branding, Market Research, Competitive Analysis, Consumer insight Research, User experience design, Web Design and Development, Content development, Social Media Marketing and Integration, Content Management Systems (CMS), Web Analytics and Optimization,
Search engine marketing (SEM)
Our team is growing and we are looking for outstanding freelance front end web developers who have the desire to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible, team-oriented environment.

Duties:

The Front End Web Developer is responsible for the CSS and front end development of websites, developing, testing and delivering quality solutions, they will have the opportunity to set department standards and work with designers. The developer will have the ability to create web applications from the requirements stage through production.

Flexibility, adaptability, collaboration and the ability to learn quickly in various technical environments, while delivering quality work on tight deadlines, imagination, creativity, patience, attention to detail, analytical skills, and communication skills are key attributes.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of web development experience is required.
  • Solid understanding of UI/IA.
  • Front-end development experience.
  • Experience in development of HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, knowledge of
    C# and the .NET architecture, PHP (preferred not required).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a must: Photoshop, Illustrator, and
    Dreamweaver. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, a plus but not required.
  • BS / BA university degree a plus but not required.
  • Desire and passion to keep a breast of new and emerging technologies.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume with hourly requirements and URL’s of websites you’ve created to:
mpacelli@rippleeffectweb.com

Associate Art Director of Custom Media (1-30-15)
Ohio Magazine

Ohio Magazine, a division of Great Lakes Publishing, has created the position for an Associate Art Director of Custom Media in our Cleveland office. We are looking for an extremely creative, energetic, organized individual to design and layout printed & electronic graphic materials. A superior understanding of design concepts, typography, photography and software is key; Web design and photo skills are major pluses. The ideal candidate will work well under deadline pressure to perform routine and complex duties in the preparation of custom media. The position will work closely with the Art Director of Custom Media, the project editors and project publishers to manage products and develop new staff for this growing department.  

Duties:

  • Creates layouts for custom media.
  • Designs and produces custom media.
  • Conducts image research.
  • Collaborates with editors and publishers.
  • Meets with clients to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintains and backs up files.
  • Monitor and maintain quality throughout project (maintain quality to standards of both Great Lakes Publishing and our external clients).
  • Take projects from concept to final delivery.

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding portfolio displaying exceptional skills and creativity
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Mac OS
  • Knowledge of digital photography and retouching
  • Knowledge of 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

How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, pdf samples and salary requirements to: aad@glpublishing.com

Art Director (1-20-15)
St. Louis Magazine

SLM Media Group is seeking an experienced, versatile, and creative art director. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for magazine journalism, impressive design chops, and the ability to multi-task and collaborate with others. Benefits include insurance (medical and dental); 401(k) match; and paid vacation, holiday, and sick days. Only serious candidates, willing to relocate to St. Louis if necessary, need apply.

Duties:

  • Set and maintain the company's high standards of design, photography, illustration and production.
  • Design and/or review the design of all art-related content for SLM Media Group, including St. Louis Magazine, St. Louis At Home, and St. Louis Family.
  • Assign photography and illustrations; edit photographs for publication. 
  • Motivate and manage art staff; recruit and manage interns.
  • Manage and oversee marketing, sales, circulation, and digital materials.
  • Collaborate with colleagues.
  • Manage workflow to ensure that deadlines are firmly set and consistently made.
  • Oversee art department’s budget.
  • Identify and collaborate with talented photographers and illustrators.
  • Participate in company-wide decisions as part of the company’s management team.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • A passion for journalism.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Minimum of seven years of publishing experience in designing or art-directing magazines, newspapers, or books. 
  • Experience in hiring and managing talented illustrators, photographers, and designers.
  • Experience in photo art-direction and coordination (still, portrait, event, fashion).
  • Expert-level skills in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of photography, illustration, and typography.
  • Exceptional organization skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • An ability to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • A desire to lead and mentor others to help them perform and grow. 
  • Adept at balancing fun, professionalism, and creativity.

How to Apply
Please send the following materials by Friday, February 6, to editor Jarrett Medlin (jmedlin@stlmag.com; put "Art Director" in the subject line):

  • A brief introduction describing your background, interests, and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Portfolio (PDF, or URL for online portfolio)
  • Optional: Salary history or salary requirements

About Our Company:

St. Louis Magazine is the smart, stylish, and sophisticated guide to St. Louis. Winner of multiple City and Regional Magazine Association awards, the publication delivers revealing profiles, discerning guides, in-depth features, informed commentary, and more. The company also publishes St. Louis At Home, an award-winning publication for people who love beautiful design, and St. Louis Family, a parent’s guide to the region.

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