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We’re Hiring: Designers & Marketing/Sales Programs Associate

Want to help create our modern take on LGBT media?  Queerty and our sister company GayCities are hiring.  We’re looking for a full-time Marketing & Sales Programs Associate based in San Francisco and a few contract designers who can be based anywhere. If you fit one of the roles described below, send a cover letter to jobs AT gaycities DOT com

Contract Web UI & Graphic Designers

We’re looking for a few exceptional designers to take on small design projects on an hourly fee basis.   The projects vary widely but mostly fall into three categories:

  • banner ad design for internal & cobranded campaigns,
  • microsite design for custom promotions (recent examples: Coors Coldest, Best of GayCitiesOur New Normal)
  • print design for marketing flyers, postcards and posters

We need people who have availability on a regular basis and can turn around projects quickly, professionally and with super high quality.  If you excel at one of more of these areas, please send a cover letter, hourly rate and link to design portfolio to jobs AT gaycities DOT com.


Marketing & Sales Associate (Based in San Francisco GayCities Office)

Our sales & marketing efforts are growing and we’re looking for a focused, professional, organized person with a strong customer service orientation to join the team. The job is a full-­time salaried position with health benefits and two weeks of annual vacation. The position is based in our San Francisco office.

In the role, you’ll wear a few hats:

  • Sales & Marketing Programs Communications
    • Work with the team to distill the key elements of sales programs into useful and clear sales collateral
    • Produce professional media sales proposals using Powerpoint/Keynote
    • Produce “one-­?sheets” and other sales collateral using Keynote or Pages
  • Project Manage and be responsible for organizing the successful execution of
    advertising & marketing programs

    • Own the overall project calendar for all advertising & marketing programs
    • Assist in the coordination of successful marketing events.
    • Manage enhanced listings order process & customer lists
    • Work with event partners, ensuring all line items of joint contracts are
      successfully executed
  • Support our sales team
    • help them effectively sell digital/mobile advertising
    • Research and call potential customers to gather information and make them aware of GayCities & Queerty
    • Facilitate new sales inquiries and deliver sales materials (media kits, sell sheets) as necessary
    • Manage client/prospect advertising lists
    • Manage and organize sales orders, invoices and collateral documents on our
      shared server.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Able to learn and demonstrate a solid working knowledge of digital advertising
    products and processes
  • Self?directed and able to complete tasks in a timely and professional manner
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Organized and able to juggle multiple concurrent projects
  • A good communicator with excellent written and verbal skills; able to interact
    professionally with potential clients
  • Detail?oriented and accurate
  • Proficient on the web and in Word, and Excel with advanced level Powerpoint skills.
  • Experience using DFP and Photoshop preferred.

If this sounds like you, send a cover letter and resume to jobs AT gaycities DOT com

By:           Scott Gatz
On:           Sep 10, 2012

  • 1 Comment
    • The Real Mike in Asheville
      The Real Mike in Asheville

      Wow, you deleted my comment because I pointed out that Queerty needs a decent editor! That this post, with over a dozen grammatical/structural errors, demonstrates that Queerty fails to understand what “super high quality” even means?


      Sep 11, 2012 at 8:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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