Careers : Here Media
Here Media


Employment and Internship Opportunities


New York Positions | Los Angeles Positions | Internship Positions


General Employment and Internship Application Instructions: Submit cover letter, resume, and minimum salary expectations, if applicable, to Here Media Human Resources via e-mail (preferred mode of contact.) Send job submissions to jobs@heremedia.com, and internship submissions to internships@heremedia.com or alternately, via fax to 310-943-5889. Due to the amount of interest we receive in Human Resources, we are unable to take phone calls regarding employment or internships.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Here Media operates the most established, most recognized, and most talked-about media brands serving the LGBT market. Our award winning content is delivered within a dynamic portfolio of media properties that are rich in history, culture, news, entertainment, fashion, and photography. Together, these properties capture the many facets of the LGBT experience and reach millions of readers and viewers every month. Across all platforms—print, television, digital, social media, tablet, events and mobile—Here Media reaches consumers wherever they are and however they want. We’re everywhere. We’re Here.

Here Media offices are located in Los Angeles and New York.

Here Media Digital Network:
Advocate.com
Out.com
Gay.com
Gay.net
Outtraveler.com
Shewired.com
Hivplusmag.com
Heretv.com


NEW YORK Positions

JUNIOR DESIGNER, INTEGRATED MARKETING, NY

Job Summary: Working under the direction of the Art Director, Integrated Marketing, the Junior Designer, Integrated Marketing will be responsible for designing marketing, promotional assets for the Here Media portfolio of brands across all platforms, and reinforce/advance the visual brand of Here Media.

General Responsibilities:
• Creating designs for a variety of custom advertising campaigns in conjunction with leading brands-including high-impact ad units, interactive landing pages featuring custom photography, original site skins, and more
• Maintain and help advance the visual brand of Here Media
• Working closely with the Art Director to develop interactive/print designs that will elevate our brands across all of our platforms.
• Work closely with the Art Director on updating sales and marketing materials including brand kits, media kits, presentation templates, and sell sheets
• Design in-book advertorials and special sections

Requirements:

• 1-2 years of print and digital publishing and web design experience, ideally from an interactive agency or media brand
• Organized, has a strong eye for detail, and the ability to execute concepts in a timely matter
• Strong conceptual development, visualization, typography and interactive design skills
• Exceptional multi-tasking skills and working in a detail-oriented manner by delivering projects according to requirements
• Ability to effectively communicate design ideas within a collaborative work environment, and across marketing, ad sales, online and video production teams
• Ability to communicate and execute design ideas in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment
• Strong interest in Marketing and Brand development
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Basic knowledge of video and motion graphics is a major plus
• An added bonus if you possess illustration skills
• Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Powerpoint
• Proficient font-end design skills using HTML and CSS
• Basic knowledge of UI/UX
• Knowledge of web standards and responsive design
• Experience with content management systems

Contact:  Send cover letter, resume, minimum salary expectations, and work samples to Human Resources to jobs@heremedia.com


LOS ANGELES Positions

INTEGRATED ADVERTISING MANAGER (ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE), LA

Job Summary: Here Media, the #1 LGBT Media Company in the US, is conducting a search for an Integrated Advertising Manager based in LA. We seek an experienced, creative, intelligent and assertive digital/print ad sales professional to join a highly dynamic media environment.

This Integrated Advertising Manager will evaluate specific business categories and marketplace trends in order to identify prospective accounts, and then drive Here Media messaging and generate direct advertising sales revenue. The Integrated Advertising Manager (IAM) will work closely with the VP, Integrated Advertising, to develop cross-platform, revenue-generating marketing solutions that meet client objectives. The IAM is responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing accounts to which he/she is assigned. This includes locating and contacting decision makers at both the client and the agency and working with the Integrated Marketing Team to develop integrated solutions for custom programs and responding to RFPs. The IAM is then responsible for making remote and in-person sales calls and reporting all activities to VP of Integrated Advertising on a weekly basis.

Required Qualification/Skills:
• Minimum 3-5 years national advertising sales experience desired (online, mobile, print, social)
• Must be confident, passionate, and enthusiastic about selling Here Media brands and have an entrepreneurial and creative approach to business
• Strong communication skills needed to present to major advertising agencies and clients (with motion picture studio contacts preferred)
• Must possess and demonstrate proven prospecting, proposal development, negotiation, closing and customer service skills
• Solid self-management skills required, understand how to prioritize multiple priorities and parallel process across accounts
• Be willing to work cross-department as team member, while also driving direct relationships and owning separate business
• Excellent time-management skills with strong attention to detail requited
• Proficiency with general computer skills including: Powerpoint, Excel, Social Media etc…
• Strong creative and strategic thinking needed

Key Duties Include:

External Focus:
• Enhance revenue through developing and maintaining digital/print/social/mobile ad programs
• Developing relationships with existing, and new clients, and with their ad agencies
• Servicing accounts (with research, reporting, new opportunities -- that fit each brands marketing objectives)
• Anticipating clients marketing needs and developing proposals accordingly to drive incremental business
• Solid self-management skills required, understand how to prioritize multiple priorities and parallel process across accounts
Internal Focus:
• Accurate and timely forecasting of projected revenue by account
• Maintaining relationships internally to ensure smooth sales service with marketing and ad ops
• Manage work flow with integrated marketing teams to enhance advertiser offerings based on advertising opportunities
• Coordinate with LA based sales assistant to ensure best-of-breed customer service

Contact:  Send resume and minimum salary expectations to jobs@heremedia.com

SENIOR DRUPAL DEVELOPER, LA

Job Summary: The Senior Drupal Developer position is responsible for maintaining and building robust, stable web and mobile applications to achieve the company’s objectives as well as suggest innovative solutions to our challenges and help shape our strategy. The developer takes responsibility in key areas such as ensuring optimal uptime of all websites, coding features to support major and sales initiatives, observing best coding practices and maintainability, and working with teams (both internal and external) to guarantee the successful launch of projects in a timely and cost effective manner.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Works with technical teams to define projects, create supporting documentation and drive a project to completion.
• Works closely with other departments to design and implement functionality of all media sites based on the department needs.
• Ensures adherence to agreed-upon best practices in technology and methodology.
• Ensure web sites and applications are tested and conform to established performance and stability criteria.
• Effectively identifies, communicates, and manages change requests, and generates creative solutions to other project problems.
• Recommends tools and utilities for development, testing and management of websites.
• Vets and evangelizes new technologies as they serve business needs.
• Serves as a “thought leader” within his group, working as a contributor as well as a leader.
• Ability to see the big picture and assist in the juggling of conflicting priorities.
• Juggles multiple projects, both large and small, simultaneously.

SKILL AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

• BA in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.
• 2-3 years of developing sites in Drupal.
• Experience creating and modifying Drupal modules.
• Experience installing and configuring Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Varnish, and Memcache.
• Experience working in a multi-site environment in Drupal for high traffic websites with millions of visitors each month.
• Strong experience with OOP in PHP.
• Experience with building responsive web application.
• Experience with building web services API (REST recommended) in Drupal.
• Ability to troubleshoot server performance issues including optimizing SQL queries (MySQL recommended), networking, etc.
• Understanding of Drupal's best practices as well as pitfalls.
• Comfortable working with source control systems (such as Git, SVN, etc).
• Knowledgeable with jQuery and familiarity with other javascript libraries.
• Ability to hand-code HTML and table-less CSS is preferred.
• Experience with Agile development process.
• Possesses ability to apply business needs and logic to development requirements.
• Needs to be detail-oriented, resourceful, and work well under pressure.
• Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills to peers and management.
• Able to jump in and assist other team members where needed in a multi-hat environment.
• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Contact:  Send resume and minimum salary expectations to jobs@heremedia.com


Internship Positions

Internship Positions Description

Here Media offers qualified, college-level students the opportunity to participate in quarterly, uncompensated internships available in our offices in Los Angeles and New York City. In general, most internships last for 3 months, at 10-16 hours per week. See basic internship descriptions and locations below. To apply for internships, follow the general instructions at the top of the page.


INTERNSHIP – INTEGRATED MARKETING INTERN, NEW YORK

The Integrated Marketing Intern will have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience with both print and digital advertising. Interns will participate in sales and marketing meetings and work directly with those who are experienced in the field. Interns will be involved with many tasks including conducting research, competitive analysis, preparing media kits, planning and staffing advertiser events (Pride Events, OUT 100, etc.).

Interns will work alongside marketing managers in organizing, researching and executing long-term projects or special marketing initiatives.

The most qualified applicants will be college students with a career focus in advertising and marketing, with interest and skills in the print, digital and social media medium. We're looking for dedicated, committed candidates that have an interest in the LGBT market. Additionally, the candidate is detail-oriented, able to multitask, and capable of working independently. Familiarity with blogging, wikis, and social media is a plus.

INTERNSHIP – ADVERTISING INTERN, NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES

Ad interns have the opportunity to sit-in on weekly advertising sales meetings, marketing meetings, and work directly with Ad Directors who are experienced in the field. Interns will be asked to assist with many sales development tasks including conducting research, sales strategy, data updates, processing paperwork, competitive analysis, preparing media kits, attending advertiser events and some related administrative support. The most qualified applicants will be students with a career focus in advertising and marketing, with interest and skills in the print and digital medium.

INTERNSHIP – CONSUMER MARKETING INTERN, LOS ANGELES

The Consumer Marketing Intern will have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience developing and executing 360 degree consumer marketing programs for top LGBT media brands including Gay.com and Here TV. Interns will participate in marketing, planning, and strategy meetings and work directly with the Director of Consumer Marketing. Interns will be involved with many tasks including conducting research, competitive analysis, preparing marketing materials, authoring promotional materials including sponsored editorial, and coordinating marketing events with nightlife partners across the country.

The most qualified intern candidates will be college students with a career focus in marketing or business, with interest in advertising, writing and social media. We're looking for dedicated, committed candidates that have an interest in the LGBT market. Additionally, interns must be detail-oriented, resourceful, and capable of working independently. Familiarity with dating applications and LGBT media outlets is critical.

INTERNSHIP – EDITORIAL INTERN, LOS ANGELES

Editorial internships are offered in Los Angeles for Advocate.com, in tandem with our three partner sites, SheWired.com, HIVPlusMag.com, and OutTraveler. Interns will participate and gain exposure in the day-to-day production of online editorial, including content gathering, research, proofing, web site production, and more. Writing assignments may be possible, depending upon qualifications, but cannot be guaranteed. Interns are invited to take a place at daily editorial planning meetings and will work along with editors, art/photo department and other staff. Preferred editorial intern candidates will have a related field of study and a career interest in journalism or publishing. Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills are required.

Here Media Inc    |    10990 Wilshire Boulevard, Penthouse    |    Los Angeles, CA 90024    |    Phone: (310) 806-4288    |    Fax: (310) 806-4268

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