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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 Editor-Woodsmith, Woodsmith

The assistant editor is responsible for content production for the Woodsmith brand. This involves digital content (web and video), as well as print content in the form of department articles, projects, readers tips and additional content where needed.

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:

  • Create and proof content for print, digital, video, and social media platforms (Woodsmith, Woodsmith Plans, Woodsmith Shop, and Store.woodsmith)
  • Maintain and contribute to social media accounts and monitor activity on all brand accounts.
  • Process payment to readers that have submitted tips being purchased by magazine.
  • Answer customer service questions based on current issue or plans.
  • Help build, maintain, and manage online web content for the web store as well as home websites.
  • Maintain brand and industry awareness and relationships with companies and/or industry leaders
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Communications, English, Journalism, or other relevant Degree
  • Knowledgeable in Woodworking techniques, terminology and use of tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly, present to large audiences, and comfortable appearing on camera

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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CLASSIFIED AD SALES REPRESENTATIVE- Remote, Marine

Leading national publisher of recreational boating magazines looking to hire inside classified advertising sales representative to take over established business and grow sales volume. This job has been based in Essex, CT but could be staffed remotely

Key Duties / Responsibilities:

Drive profitable sales growth in the classified segment by successfully securing, servicing, retaining and growing accounts

Effectively work through internal processes and with partner groups to ensure the execution of client advertising campaigns from start to finish.

Make sales calls for the purpose of identifying and capturing all revenue opportunities, expanding knowledge base of customer business/objectives and requirements.

This sales position is accountable for meeting and exceeding revenue objectives through prospecting new business and growing existing accounts.

Experience/Skills

One year or more of outside or inside sales experience using a consultative solution selling approach. Experience with media or classified sales a plus. Experience with Salesforce a plus.

Candidate must be a tenacious hunter focused on acquiring and closing accounts.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interpret marketplace needs and translate them into our media products/services

Strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills.

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, PC based data entry and Internet applications.

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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Content Editor-Writers Digest, Home Group

The Content Editor is a multi-faceted, hands-on role working with all sectors of the Writer’s Digest community. From the print magazine, to WritersDigest.com, to our conferences and writing competitions, the Content Editor will collaborate with community editors, writers, and industry professionals to create and edit content, and then deliver that content both in print and online. The Content Editor must be a creative storyteller, a fast and detail-oriented editor, a digital-savvy strategic thinker, a lover of the written word, and a tireless ambassador for Writer’s Digest. Due to the nature of this position and the small size of our content team, no job will be too big or too small.

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:

  • Develop content suitable for the Community’s websites and social media accounts on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with other editors, marketing staff, and email specialists to create and deploy multiple e-newsletters per week to subscribers.
  • Write, edit, and acquire new stories and features for Writer’s Digest magazine and related Special Interest Publications (SIPs), including working with external contributors and freelancers.
  • Work with competitions managers and community editors on related editorial tasks such as reviewing finalists and coordinating with winners
  • Assist with Writer’s Digest events preparation and planning as needed, which could include attending the events.
  • Other contributions to special projects as needed.

Professional Qualifications

  • B.A. in English Lit. or Journalism and 1-3 years related experience on either print or web publication, and/or Graduate degree.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Mac OS, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Pro experience strongly preferred; general Web/blogging/SEO familiarity and social networking savvy a plus.
  • Excellent content development, editing, writing, and copywriting skills a must.
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, organizational, and collaboration skills; strong service and teamwork ethic, creativity and enthusiasm strongly preferred.
  • Superior time management skills and proven ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of AP and/or the Chicago Manual of Style is necessary.
  • A passion for writing and writers is a must.
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing media landscape.

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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Electronic Imaging Specialist, Home Group

The Electronic Imaging Specialist supports Art and Design staffs of assigned publications by performing color separations and other prepress functions as appropriate. Heavy emphasis on color correction with an eye to ultimate print reproduction quality. Responsibilities include proofing.

Professional Responsibilities

  • Performs color correction on images incorporating press specifications
  • Performs shadow creation and other image manipulation per art direction
  • Executes proofing pages of images for markup by art direction
  • Places high resolution images in page documents and make final page proofs for print
  • Verifies quality of proof with the use of proofer certification
  • Maintains, calibrates proofing equipment, and monitors color profiles
  • Keeps management informed of any potential output problems relating to assigned

titles and recommends potential solutions

  • Other projects and assignments 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:

  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign is required
  • Strong knowledge of prepress processes and workflow
  • Understanding of color theory, printing, and graphics
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong detail orientation, self-motivation, organization skills, and independence in deadline driven environment

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- Sports Collectors Digest, Military Trader/Military Vehicles, Home Group

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. This position will sell for Military Trader/Military Vehicles, and Sports Collectors Digest.

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 Salesforce/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 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

This is a full-time position. Professional, fun, fast-paced work environment. Salary range based on experience and/or quality of work.

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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