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Active Interest Media is committed to developing a community of dedicated professionals with the ability and drive to provide the best service possible through their career path within AIM.

AIM seeks to promote from within while also incorporating the diverse talent that can be found outside of the organization.

Active Interest Media is a company actively acquiring and building market-leading enthusiast publications and other media platforms. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, long and short term disability, FSA and 401k.

Art Director, Backpacker, Boulder CO

The Active Interest Media Active Living Group is seeking an Art Director to join BACKPACKER. This is a full-time role based in AIM’s office in Boulder, CO.

The ideal candidate is a creative and forward thinker the ever-changing media space. You can meet challenges and deadlines with enthusiasm. Your interests are creative & design, making products that inspire and engage readers, and you are passionate about the outdoors and adventure.

Design and production:

• Works to conceive and design compelling layouts for the print magazine (designs departments and features as assigned for the 6 regular issues of Backpacker). Designs and conceptualizes covers of the magazine. Have a willingness and enthusiasm for designing single topic issues and for undertaking a redesign in 2020.

• Works with other Directors across the brand to create striking, on-brand digital visuals and visual packages for marketing, sales, web, and other platforms (this can include logos, brand elements, promotional materials, photo stories, etc.).

• Reviews and manages the Zinio digital editions.

• Works with the photo director on assigned photo shoots to assist with styling and art direction.

• Works with an in-house color correction specialist to make sure color is being processed to meet our standards.

• Manages illustrations and can assign and guide edits from start to completion.

• Manages production, places final images, and makes Epson proofs.

• Manages archive needs after the issues have shipped.

Qualifications:

• Has consumer magazine design/layout design experience, strong production skills and at least 5-6 years as a designer

• Is very familiar with Adobe CC apps, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

• Has a degree in graphic design or a related field

• Ability to handle multiple projects at once

• Has strong print and digital design skills, is a self-starter, and thinks outside the box. Box? What box?

• Has a broad knowledge of photography, typography, color correction, and illustration

• Is highly organized and deadline driven, with superb project and time management skills

• Works collaboratively with enthusiastic team members both in the office and around the country

• Has a solid understanding of and enthusiasm for outdoors and adventure

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Consumer Business Analyst, Audience Development

About the Consumer Business Analyst Role:

Active Interest Media (AIM) produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach 40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. Our brands include Warren Miller, Yoga Journal, Backpacker, SKI, Skiing, Vegetarian Times, Anglers Journal, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Black Belt, American Cowboy, Dressage Today, Oxygen, Clean Eating, Old House Journal, Cabin Living, Garden Gate, and more. The company’s six divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Healthy Living Group, Marine Group, Outdoor Group, and Creative Home Group—also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universities, and retail events.

The Consumer Business Analyst will play a key role in the development and growth of AIM’s wide range of membership programs. You will be responsible for generating reports and analysis using SQL. You will also help to build and define new data pipelines as needed to integrate additional data sources.

You will gain deep experience with a wide variety of tools including SQL (Snowflake), Matillion ETL, Mode Analytics (BI Visualization), and Python.

Success in this role will be the translation of business questions into relevant, actionable, analysis to provide insight and drive growth for AIM’s membership programs.

In this position, you will primarily fill the following roles:

● SQL Data Analyst

○ Abile to write and maintain complex SQL queries for reporting

○ Comfortable with joins, subqueries, conditional aggregates, window functions, etc.

● Business Analyst

○ Able to aggregate information from multiple sources and arrive at actionable insights

○ Analysis will include Customer LTV, Churn, Price Sensitivity, etc.

You may also be asked to assist as Data Engineer to manage the transfer of data in/out of the data warehouse and as Marketing Scientist to design and measure experiments.

To do this role well, you must have experience with: SQL and Microsoft Excel

Bonus for experience with any of the following: BI Tools (Looker, Tableau, etc.), Python, R, Google Analytics, HTML, Javascript, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Automation

Your background likely includes:

● 2-3 years of SQL experience (able to analyze existing tables and write complex queries day 1)

● 1-2 years an analyst delivering actionable insight

● Bachelors in Business, Statistics, Computer Science, or Mathematics preferred

Why should you work at Active Interest Media (AIM)?

At Active Interest Media, we care about you: your growth in your career, your experience in the industry, your well being.

To that end, we offer a range of benefits including everything from internal mentorship opportunities, access to our premium educational content for health & well being, free yoga in the office from renowned instructors, great health benefits & competitive compensation.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Please send resume and cover letter to Tom Masterson

tmasterson@aimmedia.com


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Designer, Yoga Journal

Active Interest Media (AIM) | Active Living Group | Yoga Journal

Title: Designer

Reports to: Art Director

Location: Boulder, CO

Full-Time The Active Interest Media Active Living Group is seeking a Graphic Designer for Yoga Journal.

YOGA JOURNAL is the authority on yoga and the yoga lifestyle. It’s the brand for all practitioners—from beginners to masters—who want to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat. Yoga Journal is seeking an editorial designer who is well-organized, creative person with strong typography and design skills to join the Yoga Journal team in Boulder, Colorado. Yoga Journal is a fast-paced environment and the ideal candidate must be creative, deadline-driven, and collaborative, with a strong attention for details.

This position reports to the Art Director and collaborates closely with all teams to create and assist with visual needs across the brand’s many platforms, in addition to working on design and production of the print and special interest publications. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Design and production: • Works with Art Director and other Directors across the brand to conceptualize, research, plan and execute the visuals and design for magazine, bookazines, and digital editions. (Designs departments and features as assigned for 6-10 issues/year)

• Works with Art Director and photo contributors on assigned photo shoots to assist with; bookings, producing, styling & art direction

• Reviews and manages Zinio digital editions

• Works with an in-house color correction specialist and the Art Director to make sure color is being processed to meet Yoga Journal standards

• Manages production and post-production as needed

The ideal candidate:

• Has consumer magazine design/layout design experience, strong production skills and at least 3+ years as a page layout designer

• Is very familiar with Adobe CC apps, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

• Has a degree in graphic design or a related field

• Has strong print and digital design skills, is a self-starter, and thinks outside the box

• Has a broad knowledge of photography, typography, color correction and illustration

• Is highly organized and deadline driven, with superb project and time management skills

• Works collaboratively with team members both in the office and around the country

• Has a solid understanding of the yoga community and lifestyle – 200+hours of completed teacher training a plus, but not a requirement

• Lives in the Boulder, Colorado area or will relocate to Colorado

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@aimmedia.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

About Yoga Journal

For 40 years Yoga Journal has been the #1 authority on yoga and the yoga lifestyle. Founded in 1975 by members of the California Yoga Teachers Association, Yoga Journal offers all practitioners – from beginners to masters – expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat. Every day, Yoga Journal engages it’s print, online, and live audiences with top teacher insights and in-depth reporting on poses, breathing, meditation, nutrition, health, trends, news, and more. Always informative and inspiring, the brand’s inclusive point of view puts every reader in front of the world’s best teachers.

About Active Interest Media

One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com) produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach 40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. Our brands include Yoga Journal, BACKPACKER, Climbing SKI, Clean Eating, Anglers Journal, Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Practical Horseman, EQUUS, Muscle & Performance, Team Roping Journal, Oxygen, Clean Eating, Log Home Living, Old House Journal, Cabin Living, Woodsmith, Garden Gate, and more. The company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Active Living Group, Marine Group, and Fitness Group—also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universities, and retail events. Core competencies include lead generation (through our Qualified Buyer Program), marketing services (through our in-house agency, Catapult Creative Labs), and video production. Warren Miller Entertainment is the most successful adventure-film company in history, and AIM Studios is a unit dedicated to digital video. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged, and loyal, and they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them to enjoy their passions.

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Digital Business Development Specialist, Home Group

The Home Group is currently looking for a Digital Business Development Specialist. This position will be responsible for developing relationships with potential advertising companies and selling advertising to support our brands - Cuisine at home, Garden Gate, Woodsmith, Log Home Living, Old House Journaland Traditional Building. The primary duties for this position include:

  • Sellingbanner ads and sponsored content
  • Content marketing
  • Lead generation
  • Developing custom e-newsletters and digital case studies
  • Download white papers
  • Paid social media and video production delivered via our social and digital networks

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of proven business development and sales experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player.

To apply please email a resume and cover letter to Pete Miller at pmiller@aimmedia.com.

AIM is an equal opportunity employer.


Digital Director, Backpacker, Boulder CO

Description

This is the shortest job description BACKPACKER has ever posted, because we are insanely focused on finding the sharpest needle in today’s digital haystack. You’re an enterprising multiplatform strategist with a track record of divergent thinking and successful product innovation. You have audience and content mastery, but you also love to make cash registers ring. You’re undaunted by the challenge of driving transformation at a brand where expectations run high thanks to numerous editorial awards. You can lead change while keeping the trains running, and you’d die for the opportunity to quarterback BACKPACKER’s digital portfolio.

If you’re that needle, pitch us in a way that shows it. Tell us your vision for evolving our social/video/membership/education/commerce/influencer efforts and hit us with a few next-gen ideas that will delight BACKPACKER followers and power revenue. Demonstrate verve and imagination and we’ll empower you to make magic in the best damn job in the outdoors.

Goodbye, haystack. Hello, life list opportunity.

Requirements:

  • Asymmetrical thinker
  • Self-starter … and finisher
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in digital media environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

Send a cover letter and resume only if you think that’s the best way to respond to this listing. Any other approaches, shoot ’em to shoughton@aimmedia.com.



Office Manager- Boulder, Corporate

Active Interest Media is looking for a person to fill our front desk/office manager in our Boulder offices. We’re looking for a person who can handle anything thrown their way, sometimes at the same time. They have no problem getting their hands dirty and comfortable wearing many different hats. We’re looking for someone with an upbeat and pleasant attitude, you will be the first-person visitors meet. You’re able to work autonomously, have initiative, multi-tasker, customer service focused and stay cool under pressure when the unexpected comes up. You thrive in a no two days are the same type of atmosphere. You’re creative when it comes to using software programs and enjoy coming up with innovative employee events.

Professional Responsibilities

- Welcome visitors, in person or over the phone

- Managing conference rooms, order catering for meetings and setting up

- Routine opening and closing of the office duties

- Onboarding new hires and interns

- Updating Intranet, org chart, producing two monthly newsletters

- Oversee mailroom/shipping, ordering supplies

- Backup to facilities manager

- Setting up meetings both internally and externally for executive management

- In charge of holiday party, summer picnic, Halloween party, “Art Happy Hour”, blood drives, flu shots, chili cookoffs, business training events

Professional Qualifications:

- 1-2 years administrative, front office experience

- Punctual, dependable dedicated to achieving operational excellence

- Must be a self-starter and takes initiative on projects, plan and organize their time

- Ability to maintain pleasant and professional demeanor while managing multiple tasks

- Proficiency in the use of business equipment, copiers, postage machines, and patience to train new employees

- Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience in PhotoShop and InDesign a plus.

Job Conditions:

Must be able to lift 50 lbs – think of a box of copy paper and able to lift 35 lb boxes repeatedly.

Hours: 8:30-5:30pm M-F

Full-time

Location: Boulder, CO

Please note, this position will perform a wide range of duties. This job posting is not designed to cover the wide range of duties, activities or responsibilities which can change at any time. Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes for this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.


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Trade Show Manager- San Diego, CA, Active Living Group

The Trade Show Manager will be integral to the continued growth and success of IDEA events and should carry a knowledge base of all event management disciplines and should have the capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously as well as demonstrate comprehensive industry knowledge.

He/She will work closely with the Sr. Director of Events, Director of Brand Strategy, Director of Event Programming and the Event Operations Manager to ensure that all event functions, the exhibit hall, and sponsorships are on budget and of exceptional quality.

Key to the role is the ability to execute activities and build relationships that increase the quality and value of IDEA events for both attendees and sponsors.

Responsibilities:

· Create timeline/calendar of all logistics and assist with the management of daily operations of planning functions

· In collaboration with the Event Operations Manager, establish annual expense operation budgets needed for IDEA Personal Trainer Institute, and IDEA World Convention, and manage the expense to budget process throughout the year

· Execute events on budget, integrating sponsors and exhibitors and ensuring the events run profitable to plan

· Develop event sponsorship and exhibit strategy that take the exhibit hall experience to the next level for sponsors and attendees

· Oversee all aspects of the production of exhibit halls including management of budget, staffing, policy development, vendor contracts, design trade show floor plan, manage communication to relay logistics/updates, manage logistics & orders for exhibit hall, liaison with marketing department for all show sign orders & work orders, manage exhibitor registration, field all exhibitor questions pre, during and post-event, collect information to be included in the onsite material distribution, conduct site visits, supervise set-up/breakdown, placement of signage, sampling of F&B, and onsite problem solving

· Work very closely with the IDEA sales team to develop and implement experiential events and activations within our events and then manage all aspects of those events/activations from A-Z

· Create and manage event sponsorship deliverables, activations and benefits, ensuring proper timelines are established and clear communications are provided to brands as well as internal staff

· Responsible for all aspects of the IDEA Event App

Selection Criteria

· Minimum of 7-10 years experience working in an events management experience

· Exceptional written and communication skills

· Excellent understanding of event planning disciplines

· Meticulous attention to detail

· Proven ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously

· Ability to work well with various people/personalities

· Understanding of fitness industry a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

Please send resumes to humanresources@aimmedia.com.

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Yoga Journal Brand Director, Yoga Journal

Active Interest Media (AIM) | Active Living Group | Yoga Journal

Title: Brand Director, Yoga Journal Reports to: General Manager Location: Boulder, CO

Full-Time


The Active Interest Media Active Living Group is seeking a creative, results-oriented Brand

Director to lead the content and strategic vision for Yoga Journal. This director will be an

industry expert and a visionary leader. The Brand Director will be responsible for the overarching

content vision across all YJ channels, including print, .com, online education, social, membership,

in-person events, and new product development.


Are you eager to apply new media practices to help people find health and happiness, and transform

the status quo? If so, then this role could be for you. You’ll be directly responsible for managing

the entirety of the brand. You will oversee and scale brand awareness while helping to refine Yoga

Journal’s brand standards, editorial direction, and core values.


The ideal candidate will be an innovative thought leader in the wellness space. Someone who knows

how to build audience and develop community in a dynamic, evolving market filled with a variety of

voices and perspectives. With oversight of the brand’s strategic initiatives and budget, keeping

the brand financially sustainable while proactively thinking about product development to grow and

diversify revenue is key.


In addition, we’re looking for someone to create a brand and internal culture that is

representative of all voices and people within the yoga industry. You have an eye for raw talent,

having built successful teams, and the ability to inspire and corral that talent into a harmonious,

productive force.


Core Responsibilities & Objectives:

o Clearly communicates the brand vision with relevant teams, partners, and clients.

o Manages the execution of content strategy—from interdepartmental coordination and scheduling to

budgeting and workflow.

o Collaborates with marketing and ad sales on brand messaging, look, and feel, and ideation around

sponsored and custom content.

o Oversight of audience research and analytics to make informed audience-development decisions.

o Maintains a project manager role when it comes to executing large multi-media and multi-channel

programs.

o Stays attuned to new market trends, events, and new media opportunities.

o Builds and maintains strategic partner relationships, attends industry events and client

meetings with the sales team, and contributes to presentations in meetings.

o Manages department invoices and monthly expenses.

o Direct reports and total staff of 10-15 team members.

o High-level understanding of how to improve relevancy of Yoga Journal to our audience and various

clients.

o Understands research, story building, and media metrics.

o Understands revenue goals and forecasting.

o Runs efficient and organized weekly meetings with content and marketing staffs.

o Provides creative direction and helps drive the expression of Yoga Journal.


Essential Skills & Qualifications:

o Bachelor’s degree ideal in journalism, marketing, business administration, or equivalent

o 7+ years of experience in brand management, editorial and/or media sales and marketing

o Excellent communicator

o Creative, enthusiastic, and fun

o Strong writing and presentation skills

o Experience with digital media and digital product development

o Strong interest in yoga and wellness

o A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

o Detail oriented, organized, and has an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a

fast- paced environment.

o Advanced MS office skills, specifically in PowerPoint and Excel

o Occasional travel will be required


To apply please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@aimmedia.com


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,

religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.


About Yoga Journal


For 40 years Yoga Journal has been the #1 authority on yoga and the yoga lifestyle. Founded in 1975

by members of the California Yoga Teachers Association, Yoga Journal offers all practitioners –

from beginners to masters – expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling

life both on and off the mat. Every day, Yoga Journal engages it’s print, online, and live

audiences with top teacher insights and in-depth reporting on poses, breathing, meditation,

nutrition, health, trends, news, and more. Always informative and inspiring, the brand’s inclusive

point of view puts every reader in front of the world’s best teachers.


About Active Interest Media


One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com)

produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach

40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. Our brands include Yoga Journal,

BACKPACKER, Climbing SKI, Clean Eating, Anglers Journal, Yachts International, Sail, Power &


Motoryacht, Practical Horseman, EQUUS, Muscle & Performance, Team Roping Journal, Oxygen, Clean

Eating, Log Home Living, Old House Journal, Cabin Living, Woodsmith, Garden Gate, and more. The

company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Active Living Group, Marine Group, and

Fitness Group—also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universities, and retail events. Core

competencies include lead generation (through our Qualified Buyer Program), marketing services

(through our in-house agency, Catapult Creative Labs), and video production. Warren Miller

Entertainment is the most successful adventure-film company in history, and AIM Studios is a unit

dedicated to digital video. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged, and loyal, and

they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them

to enjoy their passions.

Please submit resume and cover letter to recruiting@aimmedia.com


Apply Online


Yoga Journal Senior Editor, Yoga Journal

Active Interest Media (AIM) | Active Living Group | Yoga Journal

Title: Senior Editor, Yoga Journal

Reports to: Brand Director

Location: Boulder, CO

Full-Time

The Active Interest Media Active Living Group is seeking a new Senior Editor will be part of a cross-platform editorial team that skillfully assigns, edits, and writes posts for the website and features and columns for the magazine related to asana, yoga philosophy, health & wellness, and fitness trends that intersect yoga. We are looking for someone with national magazine media editing and writing experience who will also feel at home on a small team. The ideal candidate will have a yoga, meditation, and/or mindfulness practice and be passionate about bringing well-written, creatively packaged service to an audience estimated at 10 million touchpoints. It is critical that this person can think through editorial campaigns from digital and social to print, and even into online education and membership programs.

Editorial Responsibilities:

• Conceive, develop, assign, write and edit articles for the Practice section and feature well.

• Contribute timely, clickable articles to yogajournal.com on a weekly basis.

• Collaborate with art department in conceiving art for print departments and features.

• Scout yoga models, assist art department in organizing photo shoots, and attend photo shoots to spot asana form and insure accuracy of images.

• Develop and maintain a network of yoga instructors as potential contributors, story sources, and models. Attend networking events in the yoga community and positively represent the brand.

• Top edit executive editor as needed.

• Cut-to-fit and proof/line-edit print pages during production.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in journalism or equivalent.

• Minimum five years’ experience working for a consumer publication.

• Must have a very serious yoga practice. YTT preferred.

• Expert in InDesign.

• The ideal candidate should be organized, able to meet deadlines, and comfortable handling multiple projects simultaneously.

Performance Standards:

• Consistently produces high-quality editorial content in line with editorial mission.

• Completes assignments and editing of various departments or features in a timely fashion to help facilitate smooth production flow. Handles deadline pressures calmly.

• Resourceful. Finds innovative ways to produce content within budget constraints.

• Is a team player and cooperates with other members of staff as well as all members of the company.

• Attends group meetings and contributes proactively to discussions.

• Maintains and builds positive regard for Yoga Journal in all interactions with the yoga community.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@aimmedia.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

About Yoga Journal

For 40 years Yoga Journal has been the #1 authority on yoga and the yoga lifestyle. Founded in 1975 by members of the California Yoga Teachers Association, Yoga Journal offers all practitioners – from beginners to masters – expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat. Every day, Yoga Journal engages it’s print, online, and live audiences with top teacher insights and in-depth reporting on poses, breathing, meditation, nutrition, health, trends, news, and more. Always informative and inspiring, the brand’s inclusive point of view puts every reader in front of the world’s best teachers.

About Active Interest Media

One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com) produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach 40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. Our brands include Yoga Journal, BACKPACKER, Climbing SKI, Clean Eating, Anglers Journal, Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Practical Horseman, EQUUS, Muscle & Performance, Team Roping Journal, Oxygen, Clean Eating, Log Home Living, Old House Journal, Cabin Living, Woodsmith, Garden Gate, and more. The company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Active Living Group, Marine Group, and Fitness Group—also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universities, and retail events. Core competencies include lead generation (through our Qualified Buyer Program), marketing services (through our in-house agency, Catapult Creative Labs), and video production. Warren Miller Entertainment is the most successful adventure-film company in history, and AIM Studios is a unit dedicated to digital video. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged, and loyal, and they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them to enjoy their passions.