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Account Executive

Sales Orlando FL

Job Description

Orlando Magazine, a division of Morris Media Network and Orlando’s premier publication, seeks an entry-level sales professional to join and grow with our team.

 

MMN is an international company publishing products in the travel, lifestyle and enthusiast space – including a wide range of robust digital products.  You’ll enjoy calling on local and regional businesses within a supportive environment, with ongoing training.  We are hoping to hear from pleasant, outgoing individuals with passion, urgency and willingness to go above and beyond.

 

If you have a strong work ethic and desire to succeed -- but also have a need for flexibility -- you might be a fit.

 

Role

 

  • Selling products and services using solid presentations to prospective customers
  • Sales team support and collaboration
  • Maintaining positive business relationships to ensure future sales

 

We’re looking for a sales representative to build on current relationships and actively seek out and cultivate new areas of growth.  You will provide complete and appropriate solutions for every customer in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.

 

Preferred Attributes, Skills (but not required)

 

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity CRM practices, along with ability to build productive business professional relationships
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent

 

We provide complete training and support.  For a quick look at who we are, visit  http://www.morrismedianetwork.com/.

 

What’s in it for you?

 

  • Base salary + commission
  • On-going sales training and personal growth opportunities
  • Health coverage
  • 401K
  • Unlimited commission opportunity
  • A career path. Orlando Magazine will need more salespeople and managers and will promote the right person from within.
  • Professional skills and experience

 

We prefer a college degree, but we have successful sales representatives without one.  You will need basic computer skills.  Prior sales experience is a plus, but we will train the right person.

 

Please include an updated cover letter and resume.

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Account Executive - CONTRACTOR- Athens

Sales Athens GA

Job Description

Morris Media Network – Athens Magazine Account Executive

**Independent Contractor**

Athens Magazine is looking for their next sales superstar!
The Athens leader in magazine and digital publishing is seeking a sales dynamo who will drive consistent growth in sales revenue

Duties and Responsibilities:

-          Develop new and current business, national and local accounts
-          Increase sales, revenue and profitability
-          Identify new opportunities and programs to generate incremental revenue
-          Multitask with the ability to sell multiple products simultaneously
-          Consult with clients to develop creative, comprehensive marketing proposals and campaigns
-          Prospect and qualify new business for Athens Magazine
-          Attend related business and networking events as needed
-          Strategic planning – develop and execute a game plan to achieve sales goals – by product, by month and by year

The Ideal Candidate Will Have or Be:

  • B2B sales experience, preferably in media
  • Consultative selling experience and style
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Stable job history
  • Current contacts with businesses and agencies in Athens
  • Self-motivated and career-oriented
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Superior organizational and follow-up skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Solid grasp of the digital landscape
  • Strong prospecting skills
  • Performance driven with a proven track record of closing business quickly
  • Team player and creative thinker
  • Ability to engage clients while establishing and growing relationships
  • Positive energy, natural enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit

 

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Account Executive -Charlotte Magazine/Charlotte Parent

Sales Charlotte NC

Job Description

Charlotte Magazine/Charlotte Parent Magazine, a division of Morris Media Network, seeks a talented sales professional to join our team.

Charlotte’s premiere publications needs a new sales dynamo who will represent our powerful media products and is ready to be our next superstar.  MMN is an international company publishing products in the travel, lifestyle and enthusiast space – including a wide range of robust digital products.  You’ll enjoy calling on local and regional businesses within a supportive environment, with ongoing training.  We are hoping to hear from pleasant, outgoing individuals with passion, urgency and willingness to go above and beyond.

If you have a strong work ethic and desire to succeed -- but also have a need for flexibility -- you might be a fit.

Role

  •  Selling products and services using solid presentations to prospective customers
  • Performing cost-benefit analyses of existing and potential customers
  • Maintaining positive business relationships to ensure future sales

We’re looking for a results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage customer prospects.  You will provide complete and appropriate solutions for every customer in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.

Preferred Attributes, Skills (but not required)

  •  Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity CRM practices, along with ability to build productive business professional relationships
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent

We provide complete training and support.  For a quick look at who we are, visit  http://www.morrismedianetwork.com/.

What’s in it for you?

  •  Base salary + commission
  • On-going sales training and personal growth opportunities
  • Health coverage
  • 401K
  • Unlimited commission opportunity
  • A career path. Charlotte Parent/Charlotte Magazine will need more salespeople and managers and will promote the right person from within.
  • Professional skills and experience

We prefer a college degree, but we have successful sales representatives without one.  You will need basic computer skills.  Prior sales experience is a plus, but we will train the right person.

Please include an updated cover letter and resume.

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Part-Time Graphic Artist

Publishing Services Savannah GA
Savannah magazine is seeking a part-time (15 hours per week) graphic artist.  The graphic artist will effectively create advertisements, marketing material and other print- and digital-related design tasks for Savannah magazine, Savannah HOMES, Southern Coastal Weddings magazine and related products, websites and social media platforms.  This is an hourly position and is based in our Savannah, Georgia, magazine office.

Job Description

EDUCATION: College degree in graphic design or related field preferred.

 TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Ideal candidate is passionate about well-executed design, energetic, driven and a self-starter. Must possess strong working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of magazine layout design, commercial printing and photography a plus.

 RESOURCEFULNESS: Must be highly creative, organized, flexible, focused, able to meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects. Must effectively communicate and work collaboratively with publisher, advertising sales director, account executives, clients and photographers as well as the art director and graphic designer.

SUPERVISION: Reports directly to the Publisher of Savannah magazine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Separate work space within a general office environment. Numerous distractions and interruptions. Fast-paced environment, particularly during deadlines. Hours are flexible with normal schedule of ten (10) hours a week, but may flex up to 20-40 hours a week during deadlines. Additional hours can be offered for select projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  1. Create advertisements, spec ads and marketing materials (media kits, in-house advertisements, etc.) for Savannah magazine and other branded and ancillary products.
  2. Assist account executives with gathering sales materials as needed.
  3. Has appreciation for the look/brand of the magazine and must be able to replicate the Savannah magazine look in ads and promotional materials.
  4. Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret ideas and concepts with clients and account executives.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.
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Associate Art Director

Charlotte NC

Job Description

Associate Art Director, Charlotte, Charlotte Parent and Carolina Parent magazines

We’re looking for a creative, organized team player with a positive attitude who enjoys the challenge of designing magazines that consistently engage readers. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working self-starter who relishes the challenge of creating magazine design and collateral that intrigues readers and leaps off the page. The associate art director contributes to the design of these monthly publications: Charlotte Parent, Carolina Parent, and Charlotte magazine.

Position reports to Art Director. Works in a team-based environment with Charlotte Art Director, Charlotte Parent/Carolina Parent Art Director, and editorial staff.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Designing special sections and collateral
  • Working with editorial and design staff in designing departments, front-of-book sections, and listings
  • Researching art
  • Preparing files for web upload
  • Uploading pages to be sent to printer

Requirements

  • Must have minimum of 1-3 years design experience at a consumer magazine
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and PDF workflow
  • Expert multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of pre-press processes and print production
  • Team player with positive attitude and strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic

About Us

Charlotte magazine is the monthly city magazine for one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolises. It caters to the active, educated, affluent reader with a mix of engaging lifestyle stories, fact-based journalism, illuminating profiles, and authoritative reference guides. The magazine boasts the city's most comprehensive and authoritative dining and events coverage, as well as stunning photography, crisp design, sparkling prose, engaging storytelling, and accurate and revealing reporting.

Charlotte Parent and Carolina Parent are free monthly publications that provide the latest news for parents and parents-to-be, including health and education resources for infants and toddlers, big kids, teens, plus fun stuff, birthday party resources and summer camp information for families in Carolina.

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Savannah Magazine Associate Editor ~ PART-TIME

Editorial Savannah GA

Job Description

STATEMENT OF THE JOB:  The Associate Editor serves a vital function on the editorial team by helping the Editor-in-Chief conceptualize, manage and execute the editorial brand for the family of Savannah magazine lifestyle publications, including the bimonthly Savannah magazine, the tri-annual Savannah HOMES magazine, the annual Southern Coastal Weddings magazine, and their allied digital assets. This position will manage the flow of editorial content, including recruiting and contracting with freelance writers and coordinating photography and visual elements with the art department.

REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:  A bachelor’s degree in journalism, creative writing or a related field is required.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  One to two years’ previous magazine editorial experience is preferred. Strong copyediting skills and working knowledge of AP Style is a must. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Valid driver’s license, good driving record and a reliable vehicle required.

RESOURCEFULNESS:  Above all else, the Associate Editor must possess enthusiasm and curiosity for Savannah’s cultural and business landscape.  A positive attitude is essential, as is a willingness to explore new editorial platforms, initiatives, and aims in a changing media environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  This position will be a part-time. Working in a large office within separate work space.  Workday is from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Work responsibilities may take staff throughout the city on a regular basis.

THE DUTIES OF THE JOB:

  • Manage the editorial strategy and production of designated sections, issues and media in coordination with the Editor.
  • Represent the magazine and its brand-conscious products in the community outside traditional office hours, taking the initiative to build strategic partnerships.
  • Participate in editorial pitch meetings
  • Pull together working and final story lists for each issue
  • Manage and update editorial budget spreadsheets
  • Manage contracts with freelance writers
  • Write multiple stories per issue
  • Assign, edit and proof editorial content, as needed.
  • Attend photo shoots and events as needed
  • Play an active role in the post-production of the magazine, placing final edited stories on the production server; reviewing flat plans in mind of flow, page count, and ad placement; preparing pages and contract for copy editor; reviewing all  designed stories; copy edits; inputting editorial changes via InDesign during and following table read
  • Work with editor-in-chief to compose brand messages and brainstorm new initiatives as part of the marketing team.
  • Assist with the management of the digital team to establish and accomplish digital content and audience-development goals.
  • Stay on top of trends and opportunities in magazine publishing and digital media.
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary by the editor.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of this job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances changes, (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technological developments).

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or presence of disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation or any other protective status.

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Email Marketing Strategist

Augusta GA

Job Description

Position Summary

Morris Media Network is looking for an email marketing specialist. In this position, you will play a key role in company’s mission to deliver an exceptional online experience to users of Morris Media Network’s digital platforms.

If you are a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for email marketing and audience development, we’d love to hear from you.

Essential Functions

  1. Collaborate with the team to develop and consult on long-term and short-term email strategies.
  2. Maintain email databases.
  3. Provide quality assurance support for all content and email marketing efforts.
  4. Stay abreast of up-to-date email marketing best practices.
  5. Maintain company email templates and perform redesigns when necessary.
  6. Manage compliance issues and address email marketing legal compliance questions to the best of your ability.
  7. Be part of team that manages brands and voices across all email marketing efforts.
  8. Listen, respond, ask questions and engage with sales staff and editorial staff in need of outbound email marketing assistance.
  9. Monitor email marketing laws and updates.
  10. Create, schedule and send outbound emails for all publications throughout MMN’s portfolio.
  11. Collaborate with the advertising and marketing teams in the creation and management of email marketing templates and guidelines.

 Experience and Requirements

  1. 2+ years of experience working in digital media, interactive design and/or digital agency environments. 
  2. Excellent writing and language skills.
  3. Experience in sourcing and managing email marketing campaigns.
  4. Extensive knowledge of the principles of SEO including keyword research.
  5. Knowledge of HTML and experience with popular content management systems.
  6. Proofreading experience
  7. Demonstrated creativity and empathy when dealing with support ticketing software.
  8. Strong pro-active communication skills, ability to meet deadlines.
  9. Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a team environment.
  10. Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written format.
  11. Exceed at building and maintaining relationships, online and off.
  12. Makes evident good technical understanding and can master new tools quickly.
  13. Demonstrates winning Social Customer Service techniques. Possesses and demonstrates great ability to identify potential negative or crisis situations and applies conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues.

Work Environment

Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include weekend and night shifts.

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Marketing and Circulation Specialist

San Franciscon CA

Job Description

STATEMENT OF THE JOB: 

The main function of the Marketing and Circulation Specialist is to handle all local distribution, circulation and marketing aspects of the publications for the designated market in order to increase points of distribution and increase brand awareness. This will be accomplished by strategizing with the corporate office and the sales team on the best and most effective distribution points, tracking and maintaining current distribution locations and adding new locations regularly. Maintaining positive relationships with all key contacts at all distribution locations is paramount. The job requires collaboration with other areas in the market including organizing special events, working directly with advertising clients and promoting the WHERE brand through concerted marketing efforts. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • This job requires an organized, efficient and personable individual with the ability to multi-task and clearly communicate with clientele in the tourism industry, market team and corporate directive.
  • Must be a self-starter and proactive individual
  • Must be able to manage his/her time to ensure all aspects of the job are seen to completion.
  • Must have knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must have a workingknowledge of trending social media and email marketing.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Responsible for monthly on-site visits to hotel or local distribution points.
  • Maintain all hotel fulfillments of all publications, maps and ancillary products.
  • Maintain relationships in the hotel industry with Concierge, Hotel Staff, Associations, etc.
  • Assist Market with strategic planning and identifying market opportunities for new distribution and marketing opportunities
  • Maintain monthly mailing lists for all publications in-market including the advertisers, prospects and subscriptions
  • Maintain all paperwork for distribution of products (including trending reports, warehouse numbers, etc.)
  • Create invitations for concierge events with our corporate team
  • Maintain RSVPs for all events and send confirmations, etc.
  • Responsible for the execution of all special events, details, planning, gift bags, raffles, sponsorships, etc.
  • Maintain the office databases of the hospitality industry, advertising partners, prospective clients, etc.
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Editorial Fulfillment Coordinator

Digital and Media Technology Augusta GA

Job Description

Position Summary

Morris Media Network is hiring an editorial fulfillment specialist. In this position, you will play a key role in company’s mission to deliver an exceptional online experience to users of Morris Media Network’s digital platforms.

In the position of the editorial fulfillment specialist, you are responsible for managing digital content. Requirements include creating, curating, placing and updating digital content deliverables for all audience channels. You need to have a keen understanding of audience channels and be able to tailor experiences to specific channels.

We’d love to hear from you if you are a highly motivated individual with experience fueled by a passion for content strategy and audience development.

Duties

  1. Collaborate with a team to create a plan for original digital content in addition to executing long-term and short-term digital engagement strategies that increase brand awareness, generate inbound traffic and develop audience.
  2. Collaborate with the advertising and marketing teams in the creation and management of sales initiatives including sponsored content, reader polls, giveaways, promotions, advertising and special sections
  3. Source, curate, create, edit and manage all written and visual digital content (examples include graphs, polls, charts and infographics) as needed to develop audience
  4. Maintain Where Magazine’s content inventory and be abreast of tag-mapping requirements
  5. Support operation efforts including maintaining interior portions of Morris Media Network interest publications’ sites
  6. Maintain and enhance taxonomies and metadata frameworks for content grouping and tagging
  7. Perform frequent content audits to ensure that content conforms to Search Engine Optimization best practices
  8. Listen, respond, ask questions and engage with readers through all social and web channels
  9. Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy
  10. Solicit and publish user-generated content through chats, submitted photos, reviews and comments
  11. Assume an active role as a community advocate on social media, engaging in dialogues and answering questions
  12. Possess the ability to provide tracking, insights and metrics for digital content that showcase community engagement to internal and external clients

 Experience and Requirements

  1. 2+ years of experience working in digital media, interactive design and/or digital agency environments
  2. Excellent writing and language skills
  3. Strong pro-active communication skills
  4. Experience sourcing, managing content development cycles and publishing
  5. Extensive knowledge of SEO principles including keyword research
  6. Editorial, proofreading, fact-checking and reporting experience
  7. Demonstrate creativity and documented immersion in social media (understand the importance of branding)
  8. Display in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios for different audience channels
  9. Ability to meet deadlines, work effectively and collaborate in a team environment
  10. Effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format
  11. Exceed at building and maintaining relationships, online and offline
  12. Technical understanding and master new tools quickly
  13. Demonstrate social media customer service techniques in addition to the ability to identify potential negative/crisis situations and apply conflict-resolution principles to mitigate issues proactively
  14. Proficiency in office software and systems such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Slack and other productivity tools
  15. Basic knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems

Work Environment

Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include facilitating work during other time zones. This is a fast-paced work environment with high traffic, interruptions and occasional high-volume noise.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technological developments).

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without, reasonable accommodation or any other protective status.

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