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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.

Assistant Controller, Corporate

The Assistant Controller at AIM assists in the management of the accounting department, directly assigning, supervising, and reviewing the day-to-day activities of the accounting staff and support team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to Financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales and use tax, and oversight of payroll.

Professional Responsibilities

Leads the month end close process, ensuring transactions are complete, accurate, and in compliance with GAAP

Prepares financial statements timely and accurately

Ensures that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly and any necessary corrective entries booked.

Trains, develops, and supervises the accounting department staff.

Oversees payroll, posts journal entries to record and completes all related tax reporting

Files Sales and use tax and other corporate filings as required

Oversees and serves as point of contact for external audits

Professional Qualifications and Desired Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance, CPA/MBA preferable

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Controller or similar role in a mid-size company

Proficient in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

In depth knowledge of GAAP and its practical application including revenue recognition

Experience with ERP and CRM systems, preferably Oracle Fusion Cloud and Sales Force

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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Content Editor-Numismatics, Collectibles

Join our team of hobby enthusiasts, who have been leading the way in reporting on coin and paper money collecting since 1952. The Content Editor coordinates with a network of external market experts to track and maintain market values and descriptive data for hundreds of thousands of collectible paper money notes and/or coins, which is logged into a customized database and is then used to create a variety of printed and digital products to serve the collector hobby as they buy, sell and trade. In addition, the Content Editor writes and edits content for auction previews, auction results and new paper money and/or coin issues or discoveries, which is published on the brands’ websites and in print publications, such as Numismatic News, Bank Note Reporter, World Coin News and Coins magazine. This position reports to the VP & General Manager – Collectibles.

Professional Responsibilities

  • Writes and edits content for print and web covering auction previews, auction results, new issues or discoveries and relevant hobby news
  • Researches and studies market trends and adjusts coin and/or paper money valuations accordingly and reports these trends to readers
  • Gathers and enters new coin and/or paper money listings into database system and makes regular updates to existing data
  • Assigns identification numbers to new listings using proprietary numbering system
  • Manages relationships with 100+ external data and pricing contributors from around the globe and fosters the flow of data in and out of the database with these contributors
  • Liaises with database program developers, communicating system problems as well as needed enhancements and trains new staff or temporary help to use coin and paper money database system to ensure all work is done in a timely manner
  • Plays a key role in ensuring annual Coin of the Year entries are made in database prior to nomination meeting and actively participates in the Coin of the Year awards process as needed/assigned.

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.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience editing or researching.
  • Proficient with use of AP style, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop and InDesign), and Microsoft Office 365 strongly preferred.
  • Interest in coin or paper money collecting, as well as history in general would be beneficial to the ideal candidate.
  • Must be able to research online and communicate both written and verbally with domestic and international contacts to acquire needed coin or paper money data. This includes Mint Directors, Bank Directors, Marketing Directors and Pricing Analysts.
  • Precise data entry skills a must. Attention to detail is absolutely essential.
  • Membership in professional organizations such as the American Numismatic Association, International Bank Note Society or local coin clubs are a plus, but not required.
  • Employee must be adaptive, hard-working, well organized, able to multi-task and manage their time well to ensure all deadlines are met. Must be a team player, but also able to work independently.

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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Digital Marketing Manager, Corporate

The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for the execution of go-to-market campaigns for a wide variety of Active Interest Media (AIM) brands within the Home Group. These brands include (but are not necessarily limited to) Woodsmith, Popular Woodworking, Garden Gate, Horticulture, and Cuisine at Home. Tasks will include designing, building, and managing templates, emails, forms, and workflows within HubSpot, working with graphic designers to create ads and banners, working with editors to write on-brand copy, promotion and sale execution via Shopify and other various platforms, and supporting the group marketing efforts with other tasks as needed.

Our team works in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with tight deadlines where flexibility, a keen attention for detail, and organizational skills are needed. Success in this role will require you to think creatively as well as tactically, with an eye toward both data and customer service. The ideal candidate will be a career-oriented individual with a willingness to learn on an ongoing basis. Growth opportunities are plentiful at AIM, and you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of tools, marketing initiatives, brands, and colleagues.

Employment Responsibilities

· Manage digital marketing schedule for the group. Work to understand and implement brand-level marketing needs including product (hard-good & digital) and other promotions. Own the marketing schedule and be a go-to leader for the brand leaders. Be a resource for HubSpot and marketing execution questions within managed brands

· Create and manage a wide range of Marketing campaigns and initiatives related to brand awareness, new customer acquisition, customer retention and customer engagement

  • Project manage web projects both large and small, deliver enhancements while working with a large variety of stakeholders

· Design, build, and manage signup forms and landing pages within HubSpot

· Strategize, create, and manage segmented/ targeted lists and workflows within HubSpot

· Write on-brand and benefit-oriented marketing copy with editorial input

· Measure and report on marketing campaign analytics and KPIs including email metrics, revenue, traffic, etc.

· Execute promotional and sales initiatives within Shopify, Thought Industries, and other various web platforms

· Set up and manage new and existing products across various web platforms, including value packs, subscription packages, online education, etc.

· Work with graphic design teams to create banners, ads, product images, etc.

· Assist with customer service responsibilities, including order issues, online education, etc.

· Coordinate with editors and social media managers to report on conversion and acquisition ads

· Coordinate with online education managers on course schedules, copywriting, etc.

· Stay up to date with marketing initiatives within AIM, trends within the industry, and any changes within tools and systems

· Be willing to adjust responsibilities and assist brands with other promotional and marketing tasks as needed

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

· Knowledge of digital marketing tactics and best practices including email marketing, automation, social, and web ads

· Basic HTML skills

· Experience with data, analytics, and marketing KPIs

· Self-started with analytical and problem-solving skills

· Creative thinker with the ability to track trends and develop or seek out innovative ideas

· Keen attentional to detail and a designer’s eye

· Strong grammar and copywriting skills

· Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects at once

· Highly motivated and career-oriented with ability to function in a fast-paced environment

Education/Experience

· Bachelor’s degree required in marketing or related field

· Minimum 2-3 years’ experience with digital marketing

· Email marketing experience preferred

· Experience with HubSpot a plus

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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Staff Accountant, Corporate

The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the accounting team and assists in executing all the accounting and related financial functions for the company. This position works to serve the internal and external parties associated with and transacting with the company.

Professional Responsibilities

· Reconcile all assigned balance sheet accounts monthly

· Prepare and post journal entries in the general ledger system using information from multiple sources

· Ensure all assigned accounting transactions are posted accurately and timely

· Create and Maintain support documents and journal entry workpapers

· Complete various other projects as needed

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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 3-5 years of relevant experience (CPA or MBA a plus)
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • In depth knowledge of GAAP and its practical applications
  • Ability to define and solve problems in a timely manner
  • Must be proficient in advanced Excel
  • Experience in Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP and Naviga CRM preferred
  • High degree of focus and attention to detail

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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