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Staff Writer

Location:

Dallas Observer has an immediate opening for a full-time staff writer to continue our record of hard-hitting reporting.

We’re looking for a journalist with a solid culture, music and food background to cover developing stories through the week and find news of interest to our educated urban readership. Staff writers work under the guidance of experienced editors in a small but scrappy newsroom with a history of excellence, including numerous national and regional reporting awards.

We value ambitious reporting, well-crafted prose, an engaging voice and savvy use of social media. Ideal candidates will have the proven ability to report and write well in diverse areas, such as culture, music and the arts, human interest, and news relating to restaurants and bars.

Salary is $50,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off, 401K, flexible spending accounts and medical/dental/vision insurance.

Qualified applicants should send their best news clips, a resume and a cover letter to: [email protected]

Staff Writer

Location:

Miami New Times has an immediate opening for a full-time news writer to continue our record of hard-hitting reporting.

We’re looking for a journalist with a solid news background to cover developing stories through the week and find news of interest to our educated urban readership. Staff writers work under the guidance of experienced editors in a small but scrappy newsroom with a history of excellence, including numerous national and regional reporting awards.

We value ambitious reporting, well-crafted prose, an engaging voice and savvy use of social media. Ideal candidates will have the proven ability to report and write well in diverse areas, such as politics, public health, business, environmental issues, law and government. Bilingual fluency (Spanish and English) a plus

Salary is $45,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off, 401K, flexible spending accounts and medical/dental/vision insurance.

Qualified applicants should send their best news clips, a resume and a cover letter to: [email protected]

Social Media Marketing Specialist

Location: Phoenix

The Phoenix New Times is looking for an experienced and driven Social Media Specialist to develop, launch and maintain effective social media campaigns for multiple Phoenix New Times clients.

This individual will be responsible to deliver strategic and engaging content across multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google Business Profile and Pinterest, respond to inbound messages in a timely manner on client’s behalf, develop and execute social ad campaigns, and be proficient in social advertising with the ability to make recommendations for best use of this media in support of client objectives.

Responsibilities
● Build and execute social media strategy to align with client’s business goals
● Set up and optimize company pages within each social media platform to increase the visibility of the company’s social content
● Develop, design, edit, and publish social media content calendars with custom text, images, videos & gifs for a variety of clients on multiple social channels.
● Respond to comments, reviews, and questions on all platforms in a timely manner.
● Use analytics tools to develop monthly reports.
● Analyze social metrics and develop actionable feedback to continue achieving clients’ social media goals.
● Identify new opportunities to drive results and improve performance
● Contribute to new business efforts including research and audits.
● Build and maintain solid, trusting relationships for long-term client success.
● Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and technologies.

Requirements
● Proven work experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist including posting and responding on behalf of multiple clients or brands on Social Media.
● Proficient in Canva, Google Suite, and Social Media Scheduling Platforms
● Excellent writing, editing (photo/video/text) and communication skills
● Proficient in social media reporting and analytics.
● Ability to understand business needs and align strategies to reach business goals.
● Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
● Fluency in English. Moderate understanding or fluency in Spanish a plus.
● Facebook Ads experience a plus.

What We Offer
● Competitive salary of $40,000 – $45,000 per year, depending on experience
● Paid Time Off PLUS 8 Paid Holidays per year
● 401k w/ Company match
● Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, plus more!
● Business casual atmosphere.
● Office work environment.
● Career growth opportunities in a fun, fast paced work environment.

If you are a passionate, hard-working individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and wants to join a dynamic, fun team then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Street Team

Location: Denver

Street Team is Hiring!

Become a part of Westword’s Street Team.

We are seeking energetic, outgoing, dependable individuals to represent Westword and
other dynamic, local companies.

Send us your resume today to: [email protected]

Digital Marketing Client Success Manager

Location: Denver

Who You Are: You’re digitally savvy, hyper-organized, eager and energetic. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and you’re passionate about digital marketing and analytics. You have “it” — no, not the Stephen King novel. “It,” that hard-to-define quality that makes you stand out. The thing inside you that keeps you hungry and driven to succeed wherever you go. It.

Who We Are: V Digital Services is one of the fastest-growing digital marketing agencies in the country, specializing in Organic SEO, Local SEO, Paid Media/SEM, Social Media, and Web Development. Our team of digital strategists work with small, mid-sized, and enterprise-level businesses across every industry to help them reach more customers and grow.

The Role: The Digital Marketing Client Success Manager role will drive the success of our clients and sales team, handling complex, high-touch campaigns in respect to SEO, SEM, Social Media, Programmatic, and Web Development. As the centralized point of contact for both the client and internal team members, the Client Success Manager is directly responsible for the relationship, project management, campaign performance and overall success of the client. It is their objective to provide exceptional customer service, a high level of communication, build strong client relationships, and deliver a quality product that retains the client on a monthly basis.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Act as the face of the agency to all clients and as the client advocate to internal team members
• Effectively manage multi-channel strategies and products for high-spending clients that are results / ROI driven
• Set and hit client targets for both traffic and ROI through in-depth campaign strategy
• Project manage all campaign tasking, timeline and budgets for all campaigns
• Serve as a thought leader and client advocate for all active campaigns
• Utilize data to effectively report back to the client on performance with strong storytelling skills
Requirements
• Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
• Self-motivated, self-starter and ability to independently execute with minimal supervision in a fast-paced agency environment with rapidly changing priorities
• Superb organization and time management skills with strong attention to detail
• Deadline driven attitude that ensures due dates are met 100% of the time
• Experience working professionally with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads, Facebook Business Manager, WordPress and Ecommerce Platforms a plus
• Previous agency experience a plus

Why Us?: Besides the competitive salary and benefits packages, V Digital Services is truly a family. We hire the best and brightest–our people are smart, driven, and passionate. We learn from each other, we respect each other, we push each other and we get better because of each other. We put our people first. This is a place where you will be welcomed, challenged respectfully, and will ultimately learn more here than you’ve learned at any previous job you’ve had before.

Let’s grow together.

Home

Salary: $50,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:
• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
Schedule:
• Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
• Bonus pay

Interested candidates please send your resume to: [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Multi Media Advertising Sales Executive

Location: Denver

We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a career in media sales. The media industry is in an exciting state of change and Westword is growing exponentially. As such, we need a highly ambitious sales person with a desire to exceed sales goals and grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results.

This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions including newspaper, specialty publications, digital display, SEO, PPC, paid media, social media, mobile, programmatic, IP targeting, e-mail, mobile advertising, website development and local services with a primary responsibility of acquiring new clients. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.

We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives and career growth opportunities. You can expect to make between $50K – $70K your first year. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.

Qualifications:
• A proven track record in sales
• Highly motivated and results-oriented
• Ability to self-generate leads
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus.

Interested candidates please send your resume to : [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Multi Media Advertising Sales Executive

Location: Dallas

We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a career in media sales. The media industry is in an exciting state of change and Dallas Observer/VDigital Services is growing exponentially. As such, we need a highly ambitious media consultant with a desire to succeed and grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results.

This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of digital solutions including, digital display, SEO, PPC, paid media, social media, mobile, programmatic, IP targeting, e-mail, mobile advertising, website development, local services, weekly and annual print guides and signature events, with a primary responsibility of acquiring new clients. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.

Qualifications:
• High acumen for consultative selling
• A proven track record in sales or similar field
• Highly motivated and results-oriented
• Ability to self-generate leads
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to listen
• Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus.
• Candidates must have personal transportation

We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives, casual dress code and career growth opportunities. First year account executives will earn a minimum of $73,000 – $80,000. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). We offer a culture of rewarding hard work with happy hours, sales outings, a dog friendly office, a mixture of remote and in-person work days and other incentives. In addition, we offer you a 40 + year company with an outstanding reputation in media relations and employee tenure. Over the past 24 months, our digital agency has continued to set records in sales growth and customer success. Much of this is due to the best-in-class tools and analysis provided to us by our award-winning digital specialists.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At Voice Media Group, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every single qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Some recent awards we have been honored with include:

2021 American Business Awards (May 2021)
V Digital Services was honored with a Bronze Stevie Award in the 19th annual American Business Awards announced today. The Phoenix-based digital marketing agency won in the “Company of the Year” category for medium-sized American advertising, marketing or public relations companies.

2021 Top Interactive Marketing Firm (July 2021)
Thanks to a year of constant innovation on behalf of clients, V Digital Services jumped up three spots in the Phoenix Business Journal’s annual ranking of the Top 10 largest interactive marketing firms in the Valley.

2021 Top 25 Largest Advertising Agencies
V Digital Services jumped up two spots in the Denver Business Journal’s annual ranking of the leading advertising agencies in the Denver area.

2021 NTX Marketing & Advertising Firms List (August 2021)
V Digital Services has been named one of North Texas’s leading advertising and marketing firms by the Dallas Business Journal, placing at No. 13 in the survey of 136 eligible firms.

Interested candidates: please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Multi Media Account Executive

Location: Phoenix

The Phoenix New Times is growing exponentially as a leading provider of multi-media marketing in partnership with our award-winning V Digital Services, one of the fastest-rising digital marketing agencies in the country. We are seeking a smart, driven, highly ambitious media consultant with a desire to succeed and grow with us.

This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues by selling a broad range of digital solutions including SEO, PPC, Paid Media, Social Media, Streaming TV, Programmatic, Device ID, Website Development, and local initiatives. The primary responsibility is new business development.

The ideal candidate has confidence in cold calling & prospecting, a strong ability to identify customer needs, develop and present a customized solution with a proven ability to negotiate and close deals with a high level of success. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology, and, most of all, customer results. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.

Qualifications:
● High acumen for consultative selling
● A proven track record in sales or similar field
● Highly motivated and results-oriented
● Ability to self-generate leads
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Ability to listen
● Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
● Strong customer service skills
● Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
● Entrepreneurial spirit
● Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus
● Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.

We Offer:
● Competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives, casual dress code and career growth opportunities. First year account executives will earn a minimum of $60,000-$75,000.
● Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k).
● A culture of “Work hard, Play hard” team mentality. We treat our people like royalty (team lunches, contests, concerts, and more). Early Fridays means “leave early and spend time with your loved ones”.
● A 50 + year company with an outstanding reputation in media relations and employee tenure. Over the past 24 months, our digital agency has continued to set records in sales growth and customer success. Much of this is due to the best-in-class tools and analysis provided to us by our award-winning digital specialists.

If you can sell and what you’ve read sounds like a good fit for you, email your resume & cover letter to: [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Street Team Member

Location: Miami

Miami New Times Marketing department is seeking outgoing individuals interested in events and promotions to assist the marketing department on a part-time basis.

This is an opportunity to explore Miami and all it has to offer. In addition, individuals will gain hands-on experience in grassroots campaigns, special event production, social media marketing, and more. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Working all Miami New Times Signature Events
Attending Miami New Times Client Events
Email List Growth & Marketing

Requirements:
Outgoing and engaging personality
Ability to build strong working relationships
Proactive work ethic
Desire to work on large scale event production

If you are looking for a way to explore Miami, meet new people, and attend events, this job is for you.

Interested Candidates please send your resume to : [email protected]

Street Team Member

Location: Dallas

Dallas Observer Marketing department is seeking outgoing individuals interested in events and promotions to
assist the marketing department on a part-time Independent Contractor basis.

This is an opportunity to explore DFW and all it has to offer. In addition, individuals will gain hands-on experience in grassroots campaigns, special event production, social media marketing, and more. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Working all Dallas Observer Signature Events: BrewFest, The Morning After Bruch Event and Tacolandia
• Attending Dallas Observer Client Events
• Email List Growth & Marketing

Requirements:
Outgoing and engaging personality
Ability to build strong working relationships
Proactive work ethic
Desire to work on large scale event production

If you are looking for a way to explore DFW, meet new people, and attend events, this job is for you.

Interested candidates please submit your resume to : [email protected]

Drivers

Location: Denver

Drivers

Looking for a fun side hustle?
Westword Route Drivers wanted.
Earn extra money on Wednesdays
and deliver Westword to your favorite part of town.
Reliable vehicle, proof of insurance & clean / current MVR is required.
Please email your contact info to [email protected]
or call 303-293-3590.

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