Employment Opportunities at Moffly Media


1. Editorial Assistant | Print

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

Looking for an editorial assistant. This is a high-growth opportunity for someone eager to develop his/her professional publishing skills and contribute to an award-winning regional lifestyle magazine.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in trafficking editorial content
  • Collaborate with editorial team to secure timely copy and images
  • Gather high-quality contributed images with appropriate releases, credits and captions
  • Assist on photo shoots
  • Participate in regularly schedule team meetings
  • Attend occasional events to represent the company
  • Fact-check stories and contribute to editing process
  • Write copy for front of book
  • Contribute accurate material to social media in timely manner
  • Proofread all editorial material, following house style
  • Fact-check material with necessary sources

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or similar
  • Experience in content creation and management
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Knowledge and interest in city and regional lifestyle magazines
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

How to apply: Diane Sembrot at dianes@mofflymedia.com with Freelance Editorial Assistant in subject line.

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

2. Freelance Proofreader | Print

Department: Editorial
Hours: Freelance, varies
Location: Westport, CT

Responsibilities:

  • Skilled, experienced proofreader
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Fact-checking experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

Qualifications:

  • 2 years professional proofreading experience
  • Knowledge and interest in city and regional lifestyle magazines
  • The proofer will read about one week every other month at our Westport office. The dates can be scheduled well in advance.
  • This job is for proofreading, not writing. Also, this is in-house reading, so prefer local candidates.

How to apply: Diane Sembrot at dianes@mofflymedia.com with Freelance Proofer in subject line.

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Hourly rate

3. Freelance Writers | Digital Media

Department: Digital Media Division
Hours: Freelance

Seeking writers for our websites to report on the following towns: Greenwich, Stamford
Also, seeking writers for ilovefc.com to cover the following topics in Fairfield County:

  • Culture/Entertainment
  • Events
  • Food/Wine
  • Weddings
  • Health/Fitness

Responsibilities:

  • Write original articles for Moffly Media websites
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest events and developments on your area of focus
  • Attend events as needed

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing and grammar skills
  • Ability to write a concise and well organized article about 300 words
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Deadline oriented
  • Residents of lower Fairfield County will be given first consideration

How to apply:
Amber Schiavi ambers@mofflymedia.com with Freelance Writer in the subject line.

Application must include the following for consideration:

  • Cover letter indicating which town or topic you are interested in
  • Resume
  • Three writing samples
  • Fee requirement

4. Media Sales Specialist | Business Development

Department: Business Development
Hours: Full Time
Location: Westport, CT

Responsibilities:

  • Be very familiar with the local and national markets
  • Possess impeccable presentation skills, an articulate telephone manner, and understanding why developing new business is essential for industry leaders.
  • Heavy warm and cold calling, setting up meetings and presenting the company's portfolio of media solutions.
  • Continuously working to build client relationships and manage pipelines and leads.
  • Candidates must be organized and computer literate to manage their work.

The opportunity is ideal for target driven individuals who wants to progress and build a sustainable career in advertising/media sales.

Qualifications
:

  • 3-5 years of print, online sales and event sponsorship experience.

  • Solutions based sales approach with ability to create programs that help clients grow their business.

  • Ability to sell value-based solutions.

  • Demonstrate an ability to develop new business and effectively manage and grow existing business.

  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work in a fast moving, competitive and rewarding work environment.
  • Superior verbal and written skills required to communicate effectively with clients and senior management.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented to manage and execute multiple ongoing projects.

  • Strong Excel skills and comfortable with new technologies.

  • Results-oriented, motivated contributor who brings passion and an intrinsic drive to succeed.

  • Flexible - remains cool under the pressure and demands of a sales cycle business.

  • First-class presentation and negotiating skills.
- Is a demonstrated leader on a team.

  • Knowledge of the local Fairfield County, Connecticut marketplace is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Home Design is a plus.


  • Total Work Experience: 5 years

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

Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume