5280 Magazine

Advertising & Marketing Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver
Company URL: http://www.5280.com
Date Posted: October 18th, 2013
Description:

 Advertising & Marketing Designer 5280 Publishing, a successful Denver-based publisher with four magazine titles (5280, 5280 Health, 5280 Home, and 5280 Traveler), is seeking a designer to serve the needs of the advertising, marketing, and circulation departments. We are looking for an individual who is motivated, confident, goal-oriented, and possesses an outgoing personality and professional demeanor. This individual must be able to thrive in an informal, collaborative, and fast-paced environment. 5280 Publishing encourages professional growth for its employees by allowing staffers to wear many hats and learn multiple aspects of the business, and by expecting everyone to go above and beyond his or her job title. The ideal candidate will have: some previous design experience; an interest in advertising, photography, and all things design; and excellent written and verbal skills. Applicants should have the ability to take a design or layout and translate it into multiple digital or print sizes with exceptional attention to detail. Applicants should also be able to manage his or her schedule effectively and be a highly organized multitasker in order to balance day-to-day tasks with special projects while consistently meeting deadlines. This individual should be self-motivated and proactive in seeking opportunities to assist others on projects and should use any downtime wisely. Candidates should have a solid technical understanding of Adobe CS, Mac OS, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and must be confident in his or her knowledge of industry-standard printing practices. Experience with content management systems such as Drupal or Wordpress are a plus as is the ability to read and edit HTML code for newsletters and websites. The job’s responsibilities include: Assisting with creative pitches for current and potential advertisers. Doing design work for the sales and marketing departments, including print and digital advertiser designs, special advertising sections, event and promotional designs, and other various design needs. Developing sales sheets, PowerPoint presentations, and any other designs necessary to support the sales staff and its initiatives. Executing design work for the circulation department, including monthly insert cards, bill stuffers, direct mail, special promotions, holiday offers, tip-ons, and polybags. Developing HTML eblasts for advertisements and for 5280 special promotions and circulation. Creating digital ads for 5280.com and newsletter products.   5280 Publishing offers a laid back and humane work environment, a creative downtown workplace, and the chance to do great work with an excellent team. Salary and benefits included. 5280 is an equal opportunity employer. ABOUT 5280 PUBLISHING: 5280 magazine, the largest local magazine in Colorado, was first published in 1993. Its commitment to high-quality journalism has made it one of the country’s most respected regional publications. Since 2005, 5280 has been a finalist for six National Magazine Awards, the industry’s highest honor. It has been named one of America’s Top 5 city magazines by the City and Regional Magazine Association on three separate occasions. With a total distribution of 85,000, 5280 outsells most national magazines on area newsstands, and has a higher market penetration than any other city magazine in America. In 2011, 5280 Publishing began expanding its title portfolio, which now includes 5280 Health, 5280 Home, and 5280 Traveler in addition to the monthly publication of 5280 magazine.

How to apply:

To Apply: Send your resume, 3 design samples and salary history to: Via e-mail: designjob@5280.com Via US Mail: 5280 Publishing, Inc., 1515 Wazee Street Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202 No phone calls please.

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