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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.

Numismatics Database Manager, Collectibles

The Database Manager researches and gathers data and imagery for thousands of new coin and paper money notes issued annually from around the globe. The Database Manager also studies market conditions for collectible coins and paper money and coordinates with a network of external market experts to track and maintain market values and descriptive data of those coins and notes, which the Database Manager logs into a customized database. In addition, the Database Manager owns all operation of a consumer-facing subscription website which makes the data available to collectors worldwide.

Professional Responsibilities

· 5% - Assigns identification numbers to new listings using proprietary numbering system

· 45% - Gathers and enters new coin listings into database system and makes daily updates to existing data

· 15% - Researches market trends and precious metals pricing and adjusts coin and/or paper money valuations accordingly

· 10% - 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

· 5% - Manages customer inquiries regarding online pricing website

· 10% - Prepares marketing materials, including email promotions, web advertisements, social media posts and print advertisements and ensures proper placement and deployment for the consumer website

· 5% - 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

· 5% - Coordinates with editorial team to ensure 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

· High School Diploma required

· Minimum of two years’ experience editing, researching or performing data entry.

· Proficient with use of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) 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.

· Must be able to work quickly in a fast paced environment adhering to strict deadlines

· Membership in professional organizations such as the American Numismatic Association, International Bank Note Society or local coin clubs are a plus and may be 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.

· Must have experience and demonstrate excellent customer service skills


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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Senior Editor- Power and Motoryacht, Marine

The Senior Editor is responsible for a steady stream of editorial copy, from FOB sections to longer feature stories. This includes generating story ideas, planning, assigning and editing content; commissioning stories and art; overseeing production schedules and editorial calendars; and supervising editorial staff and freelancers. Requires being comfortable in front of and behind a camera, as the talent in videos covering an array of boats around the world.

Responsibilities

Job Duties

  • Write and edit several monthly departments as well as feature stories; write web exclusives; travel for trade shows and assignments.
  • Maintain social media accounts;oversee a daily digital/social media content creation program that necessitates keeping a sharp eye on analytics.
  • Assist editor in issue planning, along with special projects/digital content as needed.
  • Process payment to freelancers through accounting, with accompanying contractual paperwork.
  • Comfortable conducting on-camera interviews with industry leaders.
  • Able to move multiple projects forward in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong communications and presentation skills.

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 Journalism, English, Communications or other relevant degree/experience.

· Minimum of five years’ experience in copyediting.

· Minimum of three years of experience in magazine copy writing and publishing.

· Proficiency working in Adobe InCopy and InDesign, as well as MS Office. Experience in working with photo editing software such as Photoshop (or others) a plus.

· Familiarity in working with content management systems similar to WordPress.

· Marine industry experience is desired.

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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Senior Editor- Soundings, Marine

Soundings is an award-winning consumer title for boating enthusiasts who are based in the Northeast and cruise the East Coast. The senior editor is responsible for planning, writing and editing content for the magazine and its digital platforms. This includes generating ideas for columns, departments and features; recruiting/managing freelance writers and photographers; and collaborating with the art department on photo selection/layouts. This position requires the ability to be comfortable shaping a variety of marine content, including lifestyle pieces, technical reporting and some hard news.

Professional Responsibilities

· 50% Conceive and write and two monthly departments and one feature; produce stories that can translate well in multiple platforms (print, digital, pods, video).

· 20% Participate with staff in the production process, which includes sourcing art; first-round layout reads; and ship-week closing (final proofing of all pages).

· 20% Plan and post content to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter on once daily; work with EIC to further develop a digital strategy for the brand. Create and schedule daily e-newsletter in collaboration with exec. ed. Monitor and maintain online metrics log.

· 10% Travel for story research 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 in Journalism, English, Communications or other relevant degree/experience

· Minimum of five years’ experience in copy editing.

· Minimum of three year’s experience in editorial writing and publishing.

· Proficiency working in Adobe InCopy and InDesign. Experience working with video editing and podcasting software a plus.

· Familiarity with content management systems similar to WordPress.

· Marine industry experience is desired.

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 Editor- Soundings Trade Only, Marine

The Active Interest Media Marine Group is looking for a staff editor for Soundings Trade Only, a monthly B2B magazine catering to the recreational marine industry.

The ideal candidate will contribute to a cross-platform team and contribute to a daily (Monday through Friday) e-newsletter, an award-winning print magazine and social media channels. A minimum of 5 years of editorial experience is required.

Candidates should be comfortable working with a small team, writing and editing in-depth analysis, news and feature stories for the boating industry. They should have strong news judgment, an understanding of the core coverage priorities and a knack for finding ways to tell stories in engaging ways — online, in print and on social media.

Responsibilities include:

• Overseeing writing and art efforts for an e-newsletter and monthly print magazine.
• Drafting and editing compelling news and feature stories.
• Working on other news curation projects in new formats.
• Spearheading and maintaining social media channels for expanded readership.

• Conducting on-camera interviews with industry leaders at industry events.

• Working closely with the six other magazines in the Marine Group, including sharing content across platforms and contributing to podcasts.

• Representing the magazine at industry events domestically and abroad.

Qualifications:


• Comfortable balancing multiple tasks and responsibilities while meeting daily, weekly and monthly deadlines.
• Superior command of micro and macro editing and headline writing.
• Comfortable conducting on-camera interviews with industry leaders.
• Able to move multiple projects forward in a collaborative team environment.
• Strong communications and presentation skills.

The successful candidate will work remotely, though there will be occasional travel to trade events. Applicants should include a resume, cover letter and five published clips.

Founded in 1979, Soundings Trade Only is the news source for the boating industry, keeping readers informed on a variety of subjects, from innovation, brands and products to trends and challenges.

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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