Employment Opportunities at Moffly Media
 


1. Freelance Writers | Digital Media

Department: Digital Media Division
Hours: Freelance, non-traditional working hours

Seeking writers for the following websites:

Responsibilities:

  • Write timely, original articles for Moffly Media websites
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest events and developments in the town
  • Pitch timely articles pertaining to area of focus
  • Attend local events, take photos and produce re-cap within 12 hours
  • Assist with social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Meet with Moffly Media editorial staff monthly

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing and grammar skills (style guide will be provided)
  • Ability to write a concise and well organized article about 300 words
  • Deadline oriented
  • Residents of towns listed above will be given first consideration
  • Must have poise and professionalism to represent the Moffly Media brands

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

2. Advertising Sales – Restaurant Specialist South

Role:
 Moffly Media is looking for a driven sales professional to join our team and grow our Restaurant Category for our magazine brands, specifically Greenwich and Stamford.

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 restaurants 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.
  • 1-3 years prior local media sales experience. Print advertising or digital sales experience a plus, but not required.

  • 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 and build a sustainable 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:

Email CaseyP@MofflyMedia.com, with Restaurant Specialist South in the subject line. Application should include 
both Cover Letter 
and Resume.


3. Advertising Sales – Restaurant Specialist North

Role:
 Moffly Media is looking for a driven sales professional to join our team and grow our Restaurant Category for our magazine brands, specifically New Canaan-Darien-Rowayton, Westport-Weston-Wilton and Fairfield Living.

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 restaurants 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.
  • 1-3 years prior local media sales experience. Print advertising or digital sales experience a plus, but not required.

  • 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 and build a sustainable 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:

Email CaseyP@MofflyMedia.com, with Restaurant Specialist North in the subject line. Application should include 
both Cover Letter 
and Resume.


4. 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

5. 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