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Open Positions

Freelance Writers

Looking for a Freelance writer to write articles for a startup LGBTQ+ magazine, based in Atlanta but stories are written on a worldwide basis. This is a remote position. Responsibilities include writing articles on a project basis or freelance basis. Specific duties of a freelance writer include gathering information on project-specific areas, staying updated on grammar and project related aspects, writing small drafts, editing and proofreading the drafts, checking for conceptual or grammatical errors in drafts, working on articles prepared by other freelance writers if required, adhering to deadlines, working on special projects if suitable, getting written work approved by the chief editor, coordinating with editing manager and administrative staff, demonstrating excellent writing skills.



Contact Information

Are you ready to be a part of this fabulous team? 


If you think you can bring some flavour please submit a sample of your writing in 250 words or less.


Submit to tyrah@outloudmagazine.net

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Open Position

Ad Sales Associate

Commission based advertising sales position supporting OutLoud Magazine, a LGBTQ entertainment magazine designed to feature stories that are LGBTQ related. This is a startup magazine that will be serving the rapidly growing LGBTQ community. The Sales/Marketing Representative will be responsible for generating leads and meeting sales goals. 


The ideal candidate will possess a high energy level, outgoing personality, have anunderstanding of the sales process and dynamicsand be results oriented, with demonstrated success in advertising sales. (Experience in the magazine ad sector is a plus). 


This is a commission only based position only. Hours are flexible either part time or full time. Commission ranges from 20-25% on paid ad sales. 


Sales Representative Responsibilities:

  • Generating leads.
  • Cold calling 
  • Meeting or exceeding sales goals.
  • Negotiating all contracts with prospective clients.
  • Helping determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports.
  • Giving sales presentations to a range of prospective clients.
  • Coordinating sales efforts with marketing programs.
  • Understanding and promoting company programs.
  • Setting up deposits and balance of payment arrangements with clients.
  • Preparing and submitting sales contracts for orders.
  • Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.
  • Maintaining client records.
  • Answering client questions about credit terms, products, prices and availability.

Sales Representative Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics or related field or equivalent experience in sales/marketing.
  • Magazine advertising experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with clients.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to work comfortably in a startup company.

Contact Information

Submit resume to tyrah@outloudmagazine.net

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Internship

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERN

Description

Forward thinking, start-up LGBTQ+ magazine is looking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites. We currently redesigning our website, and will soon launch a social media campaign. The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team who are very excited to share this exciting launch with an intern hoping to gain a ton of great online experience.


Responsibilities

· Contribute to website redesign project in various ways

· Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks

· Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and more

· Website and social media optimization

· Keyword analysis

· Cost/benefit analysis


Qualifications and Requirements

· Students applying for this internship should be Marketing/Business or Language majors

· 3 years of experience on the Web

· Solid understanding of youth markets

· General business knowledge

· Use of MS office suite – Word, Excel. PowePoint helpful

· Enrolled in a college degree program

· Strong communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills

· Detail oriented

· Have own computer with MS office suite loaded

· Some clerical duties


Majors

Marketing, Business, Communications


Location

Remote home office must have functioning Internet service


Salary Level

Unpaid - for credit

Approximate Hours Per Week: 15-20

Submission

Submit class schedule and details to: tyrah@outloudmagazine.net