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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.

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Digital Editor- Collectibles, Home Group

The digital editor is responsible for managing and executing digital content strategy for the brand, including driving strategic changes and growth of the brand. This includes content development/delivery via website and newsletter, SEO research and initiatives, and social media and website management.

Professional Responsibilities

Professional demeanor is necessary for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to courteous, friendly, businesslike behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

  • Digital Content Strategy/Production: Lead the development of high-quality content to drive growth through SEO, social, newsletter and other outlets
  • Drive Strategic Digital Brand Leadership and Growth: creating, implementing, and sustaining high-impact growth initiatives
  • SEO Strategy: facilitate the acquisition of new users and optimize the discoverability for content across digital platforms using SEO tools
  • Social Media Management: maximize traffic, engagement, and growth across all social platforms, including Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Newsletter Production: produce weekly newsletter and monitor data for areas of opportunities/wins
  • Website Management/User Experience: strategically grow brand by identifying and implementing opportunities to improve the user experience
  • Digital Video/Photography Production: assist in producing visual content specifically for digital distribution, including photography for digital-only products
  • eCommerce Store Management: assist in producing relevant eCommerce products and making them available for sale via the company’s Shopify stores

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Managing Editor, Marine

The managing editor is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of a publication and website. This includes writing feature stories and shorter content for print and the web; generating story ideas; editing content; posting to social media; working as the editor in charge for certain sections and supervising freelancers within those sections; and supervising invoicing. The managing editor also tracks and circulates copy to the editorial team, ensuring stories are thoroughly reviewed for factual accuracy, grammar and style. The ideal candidate is a talented and curious writer/editor with some experience producing content for a consumer title. Boating experience and/or appreciation for the pastime is a plus.

Professional Responsibilities

Job Duties

  • 35% Write various monthly departments as well as feature stories.
  • 20% Edit copy for each section at different stages throughout the production process.
  • 15% Maintain social media accounts.
  • 20 % Track and crculate copy to edit team
  • 5% Process payment to freelancers through accounting, with accompanying contractual paperwork.
  • 5% Maintain reader and industry outreach through correspondence and occasional travel.

Professional Qualifications

Professional demeanor is a must for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to courteous, friendly, businesslike behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

  • BS/BA in Communications, English or other relevant degree.
  • Previous experience writing/editing content for print or web, preferably for a consumer audience
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset

This is a remote, full-time position. The Managing Editor can work well independently and as a member of a team that communicates through video calls and emails.

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Marketplace/Classifieds Sales Representative, Marine

Active Interest Media has an immediate opening for a full-time Marketplace/Classified Ad Sales Manager in our Marine Group. This position manages advertising sales for the Marketplace section in Power and Motoryacht, SAIL, and PassageMaker Magazines. You will maintain current advertising base while prospecting and cultivating new business for each title. You will be accountable to increase overall revenue by using integrated programs of print and digital opportunities. 

Professional Responsibilities

Professional demeanor is a must for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to courteous, friendly, businesslike behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

  • Communicate and sell new and current advertisers by using all modes of communication: phone, email, trade shows, etc.
  • Formulate proposals for each advertiser that meets their needs
  • Provide weekly revenue estimates by issue for all 4 magazines and special issues
  • Input all sales into salesforce, including opportunities, quotes, managing commissions, rate approvals
  • Manage advertising sections in terms of ad placement for production department, page counts, budgets
  • Make sure materials for ads for all 4 titles are in on time

Ideal candidate has strong time management skills, is eager and excited to chase new business and has ability to multi-task selling our premium brands, Power & Motoryacht, Passagemaker, and Sail. This position is home based and includes full benefits package.

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Sales Representative , Home Group

Home Group, a division of Active Interest Media, is the leading producer of magazines, trade shows, conferences, digital media, marketing services, online education, and websites for several hobbyist/enthusiast brands. Core competencies include lead generation, marketing services and video production. 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.

Old House Journal

For 49 years, Old House Journalhas had a mission: To help owners of older houses restore, repair, update, and decorate their homes with an eye toward period style. OHJ is the go-to resource for trusted information on the big stuff—like replacing a slate roof, repointing a chimney, or patching plaster. But we cover the finer details, too—hardware, lighting, wallpaper, furnish­ings, and leaded glass.

Advertising with Old House Journallets you reach the hard-core audience of home enthusiasts, the kind of folks who leave no stone unturned in their search for the perfect shingles, chandelier, mailbox, or doorknob to complete their labor-intensive restorations.

At Old House Journal, our reputation is long standing. Growing out of the back-to-the-city movement and brownstone revival of the 1970s, leading the charge towards interest in bungalows and other 20th-century homes during the ’80s, adding coverage of interiors since the ’90s, OHJ continues as the thought leader for sympathetic rehab of old houses.

Primary Objective of Position

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with 5+ years’ experience in media sales – print, digital, conferences, and marketing services. Ideal candidate must have knowledge of the publishing industry.

Must be flexible and manage multiple responsibilities.

Professional Responsibilities

Professional demeanor is a must for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to courteous, friendly, business-like behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

· Services existing accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.

· Creates proposals that meet the client’s needs including print, online, trade shows, and marketing services using current rate cards as a guideline.

· Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the business and knowing your client.

· Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

· Keeps management informed by updating CRM with all activity – calls, sales, prospects, etc.

· Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.

· Meets established sales goals.

· Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; making recommendations to management.

· Contributes to team effort in the Old House group.

Professional Qualifications

· 5+ years of experience as a media sales representative meeting sales goals

· Experience and a working knowledge of the publishing industry, preferably in sales

· Excellent communication skills

· Prospecting skills

· Negotiation skills

· Product & market knowledge

· Presentation skills

· Client relationships

· MSG/Naviga knowledge

· Media Radar

· Ability to work under tight deadlines with minimal supervision

· Organized and strong attention to detail

· Team player able to work on cross-functional team

· Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Sales Representative, Writer's Digest

Writer's Digest- Writers helping writers improve their craft, achieve their goals, and recognize their dreams since 1920. Our mission is to help ignite writers’ creative vision and connect them with the community, education, and resources they need to bring it to life. There is something for writers of all backgrounds and experience levels in fiction, screenwriting, nonfiction, and poetry. From inspiring prompts,practical techniques and insightful interviews, to instructional workshops, writing competitions and professional services—we help writers of all genres and formats develop their craft and hone their business skills at every stage of their career.

Primary Objective of Position

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with 5+ years’ experience in media sales – print, digital, conferences, and marketing services. Ideal candidate must have knowledge of thepublishing industry and/or the writing community.

Must be flexible and manage multiple responsibilities.

Professional Responsibilities

Professional demeanor is a must for all positions at Active Interest Media. In addition to courteous, friendly, business-like behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

· Services existing accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.

· Creates proposals that meet the client’s needs including print, online, trade shows, and marketing services using current rate cards as a guideline.

· Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the business and knowing your client.

· Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

· Keeps management informed by updating Naviga/MSG with all activity – calls, sales, prospects, etc.

· Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.

· Meets established sales goals.

· Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; making recommendations to management.

· Contributes to team effort in the Writing group.

Professional Qualifications

· 5+ years of experience as a media sales representative meeting sales goals

· Experience and a working knowledge of the publishing industry, preferably in sales

· Excellent communication skills

· Prospecting skills

· Negotiation skills

· Product & market knowledge

· Presentation skills

· Client relationships

· Salesforce / MSG

· Media Radar

· Ability to work under tight deadlines with minimal supervision

· Organized and strong attention to detail

· Team player able to work on cross-functional team

· Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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