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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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Circulation Assistant, Corporate

The Circulation Assistant is an entry level opportunity to learn the business side of magazine publishing. This position will assist our Circulation Managers and Directors with the day-to-day fulfillment, reporting, and file transmission needs of our magazines. This includessupporting the Circulation team with all fulfillment related issues, addressing customer service inquiries, managing the agent authorization of all titles, processing lists and invoices, and weekly and monthly reporting.

Professional Responsibilities

Job Duties

  • Handle customer services inquiries; assist customers, fellow employees, and vendor customer service with complaints/issues and inquiries
  • Maintain communication with outside agents and update authorizations; alert agents to changes; approve/reject offers not on file with data vendors; add, remove, and update offers within the vendors Agency portal; code digital revenue checks and send to Accounting
  • Process partner/special program lists; invoice list partners when applicable
  • Download/Distribute/Compile reports including subscription report downloads, direct mail reports, Earned Income reports, Postal tracking, and revenue report created from analysis reports
  • Process and code invoices from digital vendors and submit to Accounting
  • Manage miscellaneous other tasks such as updating covers on online sites, handling W-9 requests, processing employee orders, and handling various mail items

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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Marketing Analyst- Numismatics, Collectibles

The Market Analyst researches and studies market conditions for collectible coins and/or paper money and coordinates with a network of external market experts to track and maintain market values and descriptive data of those coins and/or notes, which is logged into a customized database. In addition, the Market Analyst writes and edits content for auction previews, auction results and new coin and/or paper money issues or discoveries, which is published on the brands’ websites and in print publications. This position reports to the General Manager – Collectibles.

Professional Responsibilities

  • Assigns identification numbers to new listings using proprietary numbering system
  • Gathers and enters new coin listings into database system and makes daily updates to existing data
  • Researches market trends and precious metals pricing and adjusts coin and/or paper money valuations accordingly
  • 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
  • Writes and edits content for print and web covering auction previews, auction results, new issues or discoveries and relevant hobby news
  • 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
  • Coordinates with editorial team to ensure 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 five 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.
  • 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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