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Employment Opportunities at Moffly Media
 

EVENTS MANAGER

Department: Marketing
Hours: Full-time
‚ÄčLocation: Westport, CT

Event Planning and Production:

  • Work closely with Executive Director, Event Marketing and Marketing Events Director in planning and executing all aspects of Moffly Media’s “Tent-Pole” branded events; Women in Business, Best of the Gold Coast, Best of Greenwich, athome magazine’s A-LIST awards,, Greenwich Restaurant Week and Light a Fire, as well as additional events such as Stamford and Darien’s Best Bartender.
  • Coordinate event logistics for all Moffly Media signature events including but not limited to: communication with vendors, clients & sponsors, coordinate promotions, management of vendor, client and sponsor contact sheets, management of ad creative included in event sponsorships, aid with floorplan, signage creation. ( Raffle forms, nametags, gift bag assembly  etc) Traffic all promotional ads.
  • Track barter amounts for each event partner- managing ad trade process and booking in MagHub.
  • Manage event database lists for event e-blast promotions and identify lists for usage.
  • Manage press lists for events and update for use in radio, e-blasts, newspaper, web, social media promotion
  • Coordinate event logistics for all Moffly Media client added value events including but not limited to: management of event RSVPS, invite creative with creative marketing director, track barter arrangements with client and sales rep, magazines & event signage for each event.
  • Be available to assist with orchestration of mid -week evening events, most often 6-8pm, helping with event coordination, check-in, overall execution and set-up being mindful of Moffly Media’s image at all times.
  • Create Power Point presentations for added value events and introductory slides for Tent Pole events including all sponsors logos.
  • Serve as liaison with vendors/restaurants etc. on all event related matters.
  • Assist with managing on-site production and clean-up for events as necessary.

Event Administration:

  • Oversee master event calendar, scheduling events to not overlap and plan enough execution time
  • Forward all event photography and vendor invoices to accounts payable
  • Coordinate magazine event orders with sales associate and events team.
  • RSVP/ List management- sponsors, vendors, comps & paid ticket orders.

Qualifications:

  • Personal skills must include excellent communication skills including writing, proof reading, speaking, negotiation, problem solving and organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments simultaneously and under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high level of professionalism.
  • High expectations for quality and customer/client service.
  • Proficient in latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, mail merges. Knowledge of In Design a plus.

How to apply: Laurinda Finelli, laurindaf@mofflymedia.com with Events Manager in the subject line

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

CORPORATE SALES DIRECTOR

Department: Sales

Hours: Full-time

Location: Westport, CT

We’re looking for a highly motivated hands-on sales manager with specific media industry experience that can manage and build a top performing sales team within a rapidly growing company. This person will have experience leading traditional and digital sales efforts in all phases, from target account list management, through account planning, sales strategy development, and closing deals. Must be able to work cross functionally with established sales team and be a champion for all products. This person will be energized by both winning business and building teams; along with the ability to sell to companies of all sizes. A strong candidate will have excellent communication and leadership skills, and a desire to influence the direction of our most important new client offerings.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Coach & Mentor Sales Staff

  • Teach problem solving and idea generation to Sales Directors to better service their customers;
  • Provide creative direction, as necessary, on ideas for customers;
  • Create a repeatable process to generate consistent sales results;
  • Create a consistent approach for sales presentations and communications;
  • Part of the coaching and mentoring responsibility is calling on accounts when needed.

Manager of Sales Staff

  • Keeps order amongst staff;
  • Holds the line on company policy;
  • Provides calm with presence amongst staff and attention to needs;
  • Holds individuals and the team accountable to goals;
  • Ensures individuals are adhering to our messaging and SOPs (the Moffly Playbooks).

Relevant Experience
Personal Sales Experience required; print and digital media preferred

Desirable Experience
Financial understanding - experience with managing budgets, reading financials and using metrics. 

Reports to Chief Revenue Officer

How to apply: Pete Michalsky, petem@mofflymedia.com with Corporate Sales Director in the subject line

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

SALES ASSISTANT

Department: Sales
Hours: Full-time
Location: Westport, CT

Position Overview

Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit?  Are you looking for a position that has the potential to grow and develop into a turn-key sales/marketing role?

Profile – who is the ideal candidate?

Our ideal candidate for the Sales Assistant positioning at Moffly Media is a self-motivated, curious, self-driven and passionate individual that exhibits problem-solving capability, perseverance, and will not take “no” for an answer. He or she easily establishes trust, credibility and respect with customers and team mates, and effectively communicates customer needs and expectations with management. The ideal candidate has the energy and desire to respond quickly, and can handle a large number of accounts and a high volume of sales calls on a daily basis. The Sales Assistant is both creative and process-oriented at the same time. The candidate has a burning desire to learn about sales and marketing and to develop their abilities. 

Role Expectations

  • Work closely with the Account Executives to support business growth through servicing customers ;
  • Work closely with the Marketing Director to provide materials and proposals for account executives to drive business;
  • Build relationships with team members at all levels of the organization from assistants to C-level executives;
  • Respond quickly to customers’ needs and requests; provide outstanding levels of service;
  • Attend and assist in consumer and professional events where existing and prospective customers are present in order to generate new leads and opportunities; 
  • Prospect customers through phone calls and emails to develop business;
  • Proactively communicate status of accounts to management, including but not limited to pipeline activity, forecasting, customer needs and expectations;
  • Achieve identified goals for calls and service; and
  • Work in a professional manner at all times

Experience Required – do you have the stuff?

  • 1-2 years experience in sales, or equivalent via internship or work during college
  • Digital fluency
  • Live in lower Fairfield County

Benefits & Perks

  • Two weeks vacation plus two personal days
  • Ten paid company holidays observed on week days, even when the national holiday falls on a weekend
  • Office is closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Sales training and development
  • Tickets to select local music, theater, town party, and charity events

How to apply: Pete Michalsky, petem@mofflymedia.com with Sales Assistant in the subject line

Application should include

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

SALES ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE

Department: Sales
Hours: Full-time
Location: Westport, CT

Moffly Media is looking for a driven sales professional to join our team and grow our luxury categories for our magazine brands on the Gold Coast: Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan-Darien-Rowayton, Fairfield Living, Westport-Weston-Wilton, and athome.

Duties and professional development include the following:

  • Good knowledge of the local Fairfield County market.
  • Preferred candidates live in lower Fairfield County.
  • Build and maintain advertising and sponsorship revenue for the brands by continually prospecting for new accounts, leads and sales opportunities on the phone and in person.
  • Service existing active accounts by maintaining contact with clients to ensure that we are meeting and/or exceeding their expectations.
  • Maintain a weekly call list, which includes prospects and clients contacted, scheduled meetings and likelihood of a signed contract, for review with publisher on a regular basis.
  • Use client research as a guide to prepare sales presentations, budget recommendations, and creative ideas for prospects and current clients.
  • Regularly review competitive media to identify prospects and opportunities.
  • Keep records in contact relationship database accurate and updated to support business.
  • Aggressively pursue new business by following up on leads.
  • Use event sponsorship and digital opportunities to generate revenue.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both with customers directly and with their agencies.
  • Build relationships in the community to assist the company brands reach goals.
  • Represent the company at client and company events to promote business.


Qualifications:

  • Results-oriented, motivated contributor who brings passion and an intrinsic drive to succeed.
  • Print advertising or digital sales experience required.
  • Prior local media sales experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Flexible schedule: remains cool under the pressure and demands of a sales cycle business
  • Wants to have fun and work with a great team.

This position is ideal for a self-starting individual who wants to progress a career in media sales. Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

How to apply:
Pete Michalsky, petem@mofflymedia.com with Advertising Sales Representative in the subject line

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume


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