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 [email protected], and internship submissions to [email protected] 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
Pride.com
Outtraveler.com
Hivplusmag.com
HereTV.com

NEW YORK POSITIONS

INTEGRATED AD SALES & MARKETING COORDINATOR - NEW YORK

Job Summary:  Provides NY-based senior sales staff with integrated sales and marketing support.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Here Media’s advertising capabilities and how they related to the client’s KPI’s and strategies.
  • Administrative support for the NY sales team with mailings, scheduling, updating sales materials for sales calls, client correspondence, meeting preparation, travel organization, and other general duties.
  • RFPs: Proactive approach to processing RFPs – both print, digital and multi-platform, including (but not limited to) compiling historical information, brainstorming on potential concepts and writing proposals – including projecting rates & program ideas based on client objectives.
  • Work on multi-platform programs from concept brainstorming and proposal development to potential assistance in program execution/recap follow up.
  • Assist with presentation preparation (Updating PowerPoint presentations)
  • Research industry trends for department, including Salesforce reports, Ad Database, and Magazine Radar
  • May occasionally attend meetings locally in NY with reps on ad calls, interacting with clients and preparing meeting materials such as presentation decks, proposals, etc.
  • Compile editorial credits and facilitate meetings with Fashion department
  • Manager of multiple trade accounts for travel
  • Manager of Out/Advocate/HIV Plus comp list
  • Monitor PIB reporting
  • Monitor pagination process and create dummy books for approval before printing
  • Assist with paper orders as per production schedule by working with publishers on projected book size, obtaining approval from finance, and reporting to Production Manager
  • Facilitate new business inquiries and distribute media kits accordingly
  • Organize/maintain archives of past issues
  • Facilitate communication between departments (Marketing, Production, Billing, Client Services, etc.)
  • Ensure that all IOs are signed by EVP, information is booked in Salesforce, and all IOs are catalogued
  • General troubleshooting with office issues

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven multitasker/prioritizer and able to manage multiple departmental responsibilities while working with staff at all levels and varying personalities.
  • Able to work under pressure and time constraints.
  • Experience and knowledge of fashion industry is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and people skills and the ability to consistently work well with internal staff and outside contacts.
  • Able to anticipate needs and show initiative.
  • Trustworthy and extremely good judgment concerning confidentiality.
  • Strong word ­processing and spreadsheet skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

INTEGRATED PARTNERSHIP MANAGER, FASHION & RETAIL - NEW YORK

Here Media, the company behind the most established, most recognized, and most talked-about media brands serving the LGBT market, is seeking a Fashion & Retail Advertising Sales Representative in New York.

Job Summary:  Working closely with a senior advertising expert in this category, the Integrated Partnerships Manager, Fashion & Retail will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing accounts to which they are assigned; evaluating specific business categories and marketplace trends to identify prospective accounts, driving Here Media messaging and generating direct advertising sales revenue. 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, responding to RFPs, and developing cross-platform, revenue-generating marketing solutions that meet client objectives.

External Focus:

  • Enhance revenue through developing and maintaining programs to include digital, print, social, mobile, events, and experiential.
  • Develop relationships with existing, and new clients, and with their ad agencies
  • Service accounts (with research, reporting, new opportunities -- that fit each brand’s marketing objectives)
  • Develop unique strategies (short and long term) to meet sales goals and build viable customer base in designated categories and/or territories.
  • Achieve sales targets for new business and renewals

Internal Focus:

  • Anticipate client’s marketing needs and participate in developing proposals accordingly to drive incremental business
  • Accurate and timely forecasting of projected revenue by account
  • Maintain 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 sales support staff to ensure best-of-breed customer service
  • Coordinate with the Marketing team to conceptualize and maintain category-specific programs and sales materials.

Required Qualification/Skills:

  • At least two+ years previous sales experience (business to business sales, inside sales, or outside sales) is preferred. National multi-platform advertising sales experience a plus. Fashion/Retail experience a big plus
  • Confident, passionate, and enthusiastic about selling Here Media brands
  • Possess and demonstrate proven prospecting, proposal development, negotiation, closing and client-facing skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills, comfortable making cold calls, setting up appointments. Able to present to major advertising agencies and clients
  • Goal-oriented to achieve targets through self-motivation, tenacity and determination
  • Strong creative and strategic thinker
  • Capacity to identify and create cross-platform advertiser opportunities
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to business
  • Solid self-management skills required, understand how to prioritize multiple priorities and parallel process across account
  • Willing to work cross-department as team member
  • Excellent time-management skills with strong attention to detail required
  • Proficiency with general computer skills including: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Social Media, etc.
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Experience with Salesforce

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

SENIOR MANAGER, INTEGRATED MARKETING - NEW YORK

Job Summary:  A multi-brand, integrated marketing manager focused on creating and implementing large, high-impact integrated sales, marketing, and promotional strategies to drive revenue and win business for Here Media’s portfolio of award-winning LGBTQ-focused brands. The position requires an executive with exceptional “big” idea creation and proposal writing, paired with flawless multi-platform program management/execution.

Specific Duties:

  • RFPS: Responsible for responding to RFPs in multiple categories by creating compelling business-winning ideas that weave Here Media’s digital, mobile, social and print capabilities to clearly to achieve client objectives
  • Presentation development: Work with creative services to create visually-arresting and compelling proposals, presentations, marketing and brand positioning collateral
  • Program Development/Project management: Responsible for managing the daily workflow process for integrated marketing programs including timelines, budgets, creative executions and follow-up on all deliverables. Act as primary liaison between sales and respective agency/client partners. Manage long-term projects or special marketing initiatives above and beyond day-to-day responsibilities as assigned by Director, Integrated Marketing.
    • Actively Research and help develop new sales opportunities, media trends and industry regulations, with focus on mobile marketing and new advertising units, to continually strengthen Here Media’s offerings
  • Events: Assist with planning, managing and executing events, including but not limited to:
    • Developing sellable event ideas concepts, both as singular events or event series, that can be extended to digital, social media and print
    • Serving as direct contact between Here Media and event planning company
    • Ideating interactive and dynamic activations for advertisers at the event
    • Overseeing event budgets alongside the Events Manager to ensure profits are met and losses are minimized
    • Leading social media outreach before, during and after the event
    • Managing on-site logistics and activations at events
  • Client Meetings: Accompany sales reps and/or marketing management on an as-needed basis to sales calls to present marketing platforms and client-specific opportunities. 
  • Social Media: Assist and collaborate on Here Media’s social media activities on as-needed basis: 
    • Facebook (persona friends page and fan page) highlighting stories, promotional features, and events
    • Maintenance of company’s Twitter pages, keeping regular outgoing activity
    • Tracking & analyzing social media referral / usage data by site and across network

Skill Requirements:

  • At least three years’ experience in a related ad sales and/or marketing position
  • Strong experience with mobile, social and online marketing
  • Experience in event planning and social media, either at an agency or with a brand
  • Superior verbal and written skills, and keen eye for design
  • Fully conversant in research and metrics, including reach and frequency
  • Ability to work independently, but also incorporate direction from management
  • Strong familiarity with all social media outlets and opportunities
  • Proven skills and experience with existing social technology and budding trends
  • Familiarity with the common terms of social media governance and process mapping
  • Intuitive eye for how to best present each brand to advertisers
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communicator who is able to work well with colleagues at all levels

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

LOS ANGELES POSITIONS

SENIOR MANAGER, INTEGRATED MARKETING - LOS ANGELES

Job Summary:  A multi-brand, integrated marketing manager focused on creating and implementing large, high-impact integrated sales, marketing, and promotional strategies to drive revenue and win business for Here Media’s portfolio of award-winning LGBTQ-focused brands. The position requires an executive with exceptional “big” idea creation and proposal writing, paired with flawless multi-platform program management/execution.

Specific Duties:

  • RFPS: Responsible for responding to RFPs in multiple categories by creating compelling business-winning ideas that weave Here Media’s digital, mobile, social and print capabilities to clearly to achieve client objectives
  • Presentation development: Work with creative services to create visually-arresting and compelling proposals, presentations, marketing and brand positioning collateral
  • Program Development/Project management: Responsible for managing the daily workflow process for integrated marketing programs including timelines, budgets, creative executions and follow-up on all deliverables. Act as primary liaison between sales and respective agency/client partners. Manage long-term projects or special marketing initiatives above and beyond day-to-day responsibilities as assigned by Director, Integrated Marketing.
    • Actively Research and help develop new sales opportunities, media trends and industry regulations, with focus on mobile marketing and new advertising units, to continually strengthen Here Media’s offerings
  • Events: Assist with planning, managing and executing events, including but not limited to:
    • Developing sellable event ideas concepts, both as singular events or event series, that can be extended to digital, social media and print
    • Serving as direct contact between Here Media and event planning company
    • Ideating interactive and dynamic activations for advertisers at the event
    • Overseeing event budgets alongside the Events Manager to ensure profits are met and losses are minimized
    • Leading social media outreach before, during and after the event
    • Managing on-site logistics and activations at events
  • Client Meetings: Accompany sales reps and/or marketing management on an as-needed basis to sales calls to present marketing platforms and client-specific opportunities. 
  • Social Media: Assist and collaborate on Here Media’s social media activities on as-needed basis: 
    • Facebook (persona friends page and fan page) highlighting stories, promotional features, and events
    • Maintenance of company’s Twitter pages, keeping regular outgoing activity
    • Tracking & analyzing social media referral / usage data by site and across network

Skill Requirements:

  • At least three years’ experience in a related ad sales and/or marketing position
  • Strong experience with mobile, social and online marketing
  • Experience in event planning and social media, either at an agency or with a brand
  • Superior verbal and written skills, and keen eye for design
  • Fully conversant in research and metrics, including reach and frequency
  • Ability to work independently, but also incorporate direction from management
  • Strong familiarity with all social media outlets and opportunities
  • Proven skills and experience with existing social technology and budding trends
  • Familiarity with the common terms of social media governance and process mapping
  • Intuitive eye for how to best present each brand to advertisers
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communicator who is able to work well with colleagues at all levels

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

     

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 – GRAPHIC DESIGN, NEW YORK

The Graphic Design Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with the marketing and design team, gaining hands on experience designing in a corporate setting. Interns will be involved in a variety of creative tasks including, but not limited to, creative brainstorms, maintaining internal brand collateral, photo-research, creative mocks for marketing presentations, layout design, etc.

The most qualified intern candidates will be college students studying Graphic Design with a focus on marketing, advertising and social media. We're looking for dedicated, committed candidates that have an interest in the LGBT market. Additionally, interns should be efficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office (specifically Powerpoint), detail oriented, able to multitask and capable of working in a fast paced environment.

INTERNSHIP - DIGITAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP, NEW YORK

The Digital Media Intern will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the design and production of large-scale, ad-supported websites including Out.com, Advocate.com, and OutTraveler.com. Interns will be involved with a wide variety of tasks including wire framing, prototyping, preparation of mockups, and final Q/A. Interns will gain real-world insight in the development of high-traffic web sites from initial concept to final launch.

The most qualified intern candidates will be college students studying Digital Media with a major focus on web design as it relates to news, advertising and social media. We're looking for dedicated, committed candidates that have an interest in the LGBT market. Additionally, interns should have basic familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite. Any HTML or coding skills are a plus.

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 – EDITORIAL INTERN, LOS ANGELES

Editorial internships are offered in Los Angeles for Advocate.com, which includes the opportunity to work with our partner site geared toward LGBT millennials, Pride.com. Interns will play an active role in the day-to-day production of online editorial, including content gathering, research, reporting, editing, and more. Writing assignments may be possible, depending upon qualifications, but cannot be guaranteed. Interns are invited to join daily editorial planning meetings and will work closely with editors, and photo department, and other staff to complete both assigned projects and stories of the intern’s choosing. Preferred editorial intern candidates will have a related field of study and a career interest in journalism or publishing. Those with published clips or editorial roles in print or digital publications, including school papers and magazines, are encouraged to apply. Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills are required.

Here Media Inc    |    PO Box 241579 Los Angeles, CA 90024    |    Phone: (310) 806-4288    |    Fax: (310) 806-4268