Careers

Junior Advertising Account Executive

People Newspapers a D Magazine affiliate is looking for a smart, creative advertising sales person to join our team. Candidates must be self-starters, resourceful and able to thrive in high pressure, but fun, environments.

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create new business opportunities through personal selling activities and effective networking
  • Thoroughly qualify new opportunities to determine whether prospects are good potential clients
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact through execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals that help clients achieve their business objectives
  • Consistently win new business and achieve personal revenue goals
  • Expand and maintain existing client relationships

REQUIREMENTS, EXPERIENCE, AND SALES ATTRIBUTES OF IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Bachelor’s degree + 1-3 years sales experience
  • Very strong prospecting skills. Committed to consistent daily selling behaviors
  • Well-networked in the Dallas marketplace. Should be involved with industry associations and have a strong personal network
  • Ability to get in front of high-level decision makers
  • Consultative selling experience a must
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Experience with and comfort entertaining clients in social setting
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive comp plan and uncapped incentive program
  • Company benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, holidays, and personal days.

To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to pat.martin@peoplenewspapers.com


Art Director & Production Manager

People Newspapers a D Magazine affiliate, is seeking an experienced Art Director/Production Manager to produce two monthly community newspapers, special magazines, and various digital products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with editors, freelance writers and photographers to design and produce print and digital newspapers, magazines, blogs and e-newsletters
  • Work with sales department to produce advertisements to be placed in all People Newspapers print and digital products
  • Work with Publisher and other key staff members on marketing material, sales pieces and client proposals
  • Manage relationship with production team at print facility
  • Assist with development of special sections
  • Oversee photo shoots
  • Manage one staff member and art interns

Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • 3+ year’s experience in graphic design and/or production. Journalism experience a plus.
  • High level of knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 6 for Mac, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Distiller, and Acrobat.
  • Experienced in assessing and enhancing CMYK and B&W photography and art for press ready production. Working knowledge of pre-fighting files, performing quality evaluations, and making necessary revisions in order to ensure quality reproduction.
  • Experienced in web content production utilizing; WordPress, MailChimp, Wufoo, and DoubleClick
  • Good grasp of creating content for social media platforms
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days

Send Cover letter, resume and salary requirements to pat.martin@peoplenewspapers.com.


 

People Newspapers Assistant Editor

People Newspapers, a D Magazine affiliate, is seeking an Assistant Editor to support the Editor in overseeing and stewarding the publication of our two monthly community newspapers, Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, as well as ancillary publications both in print and online.

Key Responsibilities
• Reporting and writing for print and online publications
• Assist in assigning and editing stories for both editions
• Work with Editor and writers on story and special section development
• Work collaboratively with Art/Production on developing special sections and story packages

Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates

• Bachelor’s degree + 1-3 years newsroom experience
• Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

• Competitive comp plan
• People Newspapers benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability and retirement savings.
To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to Todd Jorgenson at editor@peoplenewspapers.com. No phone calls please.