Employment Opportunities at Moffly Media
 


Market Editor | Print

Department: Editorial

Hours: Full-time, Temporary

Location: Westport, CT

The market editor is responsible for curating products for shopping stories as well as producing feature editorial stories for all six Moffly titles. Categories for shopping pages include but are not limited to: fashion, beauty, jewelry, home décor and weddings. In addition to forecasting trends and featuring new products, items on these pages are sourced from local Fairfield County retailers wherever possible. The market editor conceptualizes all shopping pages and is responsible for requesting and organizing all high-res imagery and credit information.

How to apply: Megan Gagnon at megang@mofflymedia.com with Market Editor in subject line.
Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Samples

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


Jr. Designer to work in the Marketing Department

The perfect candidate should have 2+ years of design experience, preferably at a magazine publishing company and will report to the Strategic Marketing Director. He/she must also be a great communicator and be excited and willing to collaborate with colleagues and clients.

This person is organized, a team player and a great problem-solver. Under the guidance of the Art Director he/she will be responsible for the following for all six titles:

  • Design and create materials for magazine ads, special sections, event and online promo pages, sales presentations, comps, collateral, direct mail, brochures, flyers, signage and more
  • Design and create e-blasts, online banner ads, digital mocks ups and other web related projects.
  • Responsible for projects from beginning to end, including design, production, ordering, follow-up and bill processing.
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently, as well as within a group
  • Must be knowledgeable about printing/production processes and able to work with third party vendors.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, or related field of study
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and PowerPoint

Please send your resume, and work samples, or a link to your portfolio to Wendy Horowitz at wendyh@mofflymedia.com


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

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