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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.

Art Director, Passagemaker/Yachts International, Marine

The Art Director is responsible for the dual-roles of managing the visual identity and layouts of multiple Marine Group publications. In this case, the role specifically identifies the visual management of both Passagemaker and Yachts International (a total of 12 magazine releases throughout each calendar year)in a close collaboration with each magazine’s Editor in Chief.

Qualifications

· Position requires the need to work across multiple brands within the company, including the end goals of editorial, marketing/commercial/advertising, as well as brochures, special editions, website art direction, and more.

· Position requires flexibility on deadline to move quickly, efficiently to managing shifting layouts all the way up to the deadline

• The ideal candidate has a love of typography, pays close attention to detail, is a conceptual thinker and an excellent communicator, and can manage multiple projects

• Candidate must be talented and energetic

• Must have experience in assigning illustration, creating info-graphics, and art-directing photo shoots

• Strong design abilities and typographic skills

• Sharp eye for color and ability to communicate corrections to imaging

• Expert InDesign, InCopy Photoshop, Illustrator

• Experience in photography/videography a plus

• Experience on or around boats/love of being on the water a plus

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:

•. This position reports to the editor-in-chief, and will work closely with the creative director to evolve the look of the FOB, as well as design feature stories and packages

• Design and layout award-winning magazines

• Work closely with the editor-in-chief to maintain and evolve the look of the magazines

• Work closely with editor to keep day-to-day production of issue on track

• Design special sections and brand extension projects

• Assign illustrations

• Create briefs for photographers to set expectations for photo shoots to ensure visual storytelling will complement the written word

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/Ecommerce Coordinator , Home Group

As a digital/ecommerce coordinator, you are responsible for monitoring the everyday health of product listings and content for our brand across all ecommerce and online education platforms. You will work on a variety of tasks with a focus on proactively troubleshooting and executing solutions for inaccuracies within the product listings, images, and platform organization. In this role, you will be tasked with organizing and managing large amounts of data to be used to develop future products, sales, etc.

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and technically inclined. Must possess strong communication and analytical skills and a thirst for learning. This person will support members of the Writer’s Digest team around product development and approvals, marketing, and more! The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible around changing priorities is needed.

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Professional Responsibilities

· Coordinate WD Shop and TWS shopify websites – update products, change website banners, create coupon codes, test products, report analytics.

· Coordinate with customer service team to provide troubleshooting for ecommerce websites through Zendesk and other inquiries.

· Track KPI’s to inform marketing activity also analyzing SEO, Acquisition and Retention activities and optimizing to the key metrics (including traffic, revenue, conversion, and engagement).

· Work with editorial team on new digital guide products and shop bundles

· Load new content, webinars, courses, etc. on Thought Industries online education platform

· Align with marketing on promotions, special events, and the marketing calendar.

· Organize and update current product pages with new images and description

· Provide knowledgeable insight into the products they cover, assisting customers in need, by proactively identifying problems and finding solutions in real-time.

· Clarify, educate, manage, and explain service options, fees and processes to current and prospective customers

· Assist marketing team with various tasks

· Provide customer support during webinars and other live events 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.

  • BS/BA degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field
  • Self-starter and detail-oriented with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Enjoy building relationships with customers
  • Ability to multi-task and operate independently and as part of a team.
  • Tech savvy, with a focus on supporting multi-platform solutions (PC/Mac, Console, Handheld and Mobile devices), and also working within various applications for ticket resolution and communication.
  • Ability to learn cloud-based systems used in order to properly assist customers
  • Ability to keep a positive and respectful attitude at all times when interacting with customers

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, PassageMaker and Soundings 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. While managing Classified advertising section for Soundings magazine (boats for sale, real estate, job postings, etc.) both online and in print.

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
  • Manage the classified website for Soundings magazine, pull excel report monthly, input ads for advertisers, manage ad placement, send ads to production, send email blasts for section, input credit card information.

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, Sail and Soundings. 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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