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Tiger Oak Media Production Manager
Tiger Oak Media/Seattle Magazine is seeking a Production Manager to work in a fast paced environment in downtown Seattle. We prefer self-starter candidates who have direct experience working with magazines and have more than 5 years experience working in print media. Must have extensive knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and digital platforms. Position oversees production of all monthly and biannual titles produced in the Seattle Office (Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business, Seattle Health, Seattle Bride, Oregon Bride, California Bride, plus occasional custom publications). An ability to work under pressure and consistently meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humor is a plus.
Duties include the following:
- Maintain quality of all Seattle publications
- Handle all pre-press duties prior to printing including placing all ads in publications and color correction/retouching of editorial content
- Manage postage and mailing of publications
- Manage print vendors
- Create advertisements and collateral for sales staff
- Communicate time and resource availability to managers
- Work with design director, art directors, and editors of publications to ensure deadlines met
- Create final PDF proofs for staff and clients to approve
- Export publications for press and handle final approval of all pages plus components into various digital formats
- Create paginations for all publications
- Manage print orders for all publications
- Request and follow up on timely payment of printers and postage to ensure magazines delivered on time
- Calculate print estimates
- Calculate most profitable book (cost per issue vs revenue)
- Create and manage production schedules for all publications
- Manage relationships with custom publication clients
- Design: ads and special ad sections
Seattle magazine is looking for experienced advertising Sales Executives to step in and build on existing territories in the Puget Sound.
Join a great company and a fast paced environment!
We are looking for our next Super Stars!
Candidates must be qualified sales executives with sales experience (preferably advertising sales in print, television, radio or online) to join our family.
We desire candidates with a competitive spirit who want to succeed. You should be a highly motivated, self-starter who can build strong relationships with your customers.
Candidates must have a great track record of prospecting for new business as well as renewing existing accounts at a high percentage. The right candidates will have the ability to establish rapport quickly, have a history of meeting with decision makers and closing in a short sales cycle. We are looking for the top 10% only.
The right candidates have a consultative style, not a telling style. Candidates should be highly motivated in commission based selling with the ability to exceed established goals while generating high client satisfaction.
Editorial internships are available at Seattle magazine throughout the year. Most require a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week in our office, during business hours. Work schedules are usually either a morning shift or an afternoon shift. Internships generally last for six months and openings occur approximately every three to four months. Academic credit is available. If academic credit is not needed, a nominal stipend is paid.
Seattle Magazine Editorial Internship
Seattle magazine is currently seeking interns for 6-month terms, the next openings are in January and March 2014. We review applications on a rolling basis, so applicants can apply at any time: Download the application and email it, along with resume and samples of published work, to managing editor Lisa Wogan, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the application.
Our interns gain hands-on experience working closely with top editors in an environment that is creative and collaborative. As an intern, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for producing this premier monthly publication and its website. Enduring enthusiasm, curiosity and a love of the written word are essential prerequisites for the position. You will be called upon regularly to use your excellent verbal communication and research skills. Attention to detail—even an obsession with it—will come in handy. Interns help us bring up-and-coming trends home to the readers. Observing life in the city, interns are the eyes, ears and feet of the magazine. You will work on a wide range of projects, from the glamorous to the granular. You will become familiar with the varied pace of a magazine's production schedule. Projects might include (but are not limited to) the following: fact-checking stories, helping with research on major projects, writing short pieces, conducting interviews, attending events, researching story leads, uploading web content, contributing to website blogs and writing online articles. Unpaid internships require a commitment of four hours a day, five days a week for six months. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. All editorial interns also provide invaluable support to our online editor, including uploading magazine content to the online archives, maintaining directories, assisting with social media coverage, and researching and pitching blog ideas. This portion of your internship is a great opportunity to broaden your understanding of SEO, online content strategy and basic tools for the web.