Openings

We Are Hiring!

We have immediate openings in our Sarasota office.

Research by staff August 30, 2016

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Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice Magazine are seeking smart, energetic, talented people to join our team.

AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND RECEPTIONIST

Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice Magazine are looking for an Administrative Assistant and Receptionist to join our Sarasota team. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, proactive and possess strong multi-tasking and time management skills

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of successful experience in an office environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalency required. Associates degree with concentration in business preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to work independently.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced deadline driven team environment with flexibility to shift priorities.
  • Must be detail-oriented and set high standards for accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all employee and company information.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Essential Duties:

  • General administration duties such scanning, filing, copying, emailing, mailing packages, etc.
  • Manage front desk duties such as greeting guest, answering incoming calls and directing the caller to the appropriate person.
  • Maintain office supplies and reordering as needed. 
  • Other duties may be assigned and it is expected that these extra duties will be performed in a professional and positive manner.

To Apply:

Send email a résumé, cover letter and references to [email protected] with “Sarasota Administrative Assistant and Receptionist” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We will contact you if your skills and experience seem to be a good fit for our team.

 

MARKETING & EVENTS MANAGER

Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice Magazine are seeking a self-motivated, creative and experienced candidate who is and organized and independent team player and is knowledgeable about Sarasota-Manatee culture. This candidate must have experience effectively communicating with the media, event sponsors, vendors, artists and internal management, as well as managing freelance producers and teams.

Remaining calm under pressure is required, with quick decision-making skills and a clear ability to give directions. This is a great opportunity to produce high-profile events and be a part of creative marketing plans for one the most innovative media companies in the country.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of successful experience in marketing and event production management role
  • Bachelor’s/associate's/master’s degree in marketing, communication or design required
  • Supervisory experience
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license/CDL
  • Experienced managing budgets and setting revenue goals
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to work independently
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must be detail-oriented and set high standards for accuracy
  • High level of proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong understanding of current marketing and advertising trends—digital, social, print, etc.—and experience developing marketing promotion across multiple media platforms
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all employee and company information

 Essential Duties:

  • Event Management:
    • Organize, plan, and execute every signature event and any co-hosted events with Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice. Types of events include, but are not limited to, lunches, cocktail receptions, panel discussions and the magazines’ marquee events: Best of Sarasota, Generocity, Unity Awards, Women of Influence and others.
    • Create customized sponsorship decks, run of shows, timelines and scripts for senior management and clients
    • Manage a complete repertoire of current vendors and suppliers in the market
    • Develop social media campaign and marketing plan to support promotion of all events, work with editorial on approved copy and posts
  • Event Creation:
    • Evolve and expand current marquee events and develop potential partnerships, sponsorship opportunities and client-driven events for senior management to review
    • Execute proposed projects and work closely with editorial, advertising and audience development departments on marketing initiatives and signature events
    • Develop promotional plan for signature events—manage timeline for asset development and creative direction
  • Community Partnerships:
    • Create magazine partnership strategy aligning them with the most appropriate organizations that meet reader and community needs. Manage partnership application process from review selection to execution of tactics.
  • Marketing Program:
    • Lead brand development, reputation management (press releases and community event sponsorships) and sales marketing efforts
    • Interface with Advertising Sales, Audience Development and Editorial to produce timely, creative and highly impactful marketing programs and materials that are appealing to our readers and advertisers
  • Management:
    • Oversee the creation and management of all marketing and event collateral
    • Maintain event budget development and submission for events and marketing initiatives

To Apply:

Send a résumé, cover letter and references to [email protected] with “Sarasota Marketing & Events Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We will contact you if your skills and experience seem to be a good fit for our team.

 

About SagaCity Media:

SagaCity Media Inc. is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail, and Park City. In their respective markets, Houstonia, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota Magazine produce the largest-selling magazines, most-visited local lifestyle websites, and industry-dominating numbers of engaged social media followers. SagaCity also proudly produces web content and publications elsewhere, many of them award-winning, for conventions and visitors bureaus or lodging associations in such markets as Portland, Seattle, Santa Monica, Aspen, Washington state, Eastern Oregon, Bellevue, Tacoma, Galveston, Aurora, Eugene and Vancouver.

SagaCity Media, Inc. is an EEO employer. For more information about us, please visit: sagacitymedia.com

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