Jobs at Seattle's Child

The Company

Seattle's Child was the first local parenting magazine in the country when it started in 1979. A media company, we publish Seattle's Child monthly magazine, special annual guides, our website and digital newsletters. We are dedicated to supporting and informing parents, as well as telling and celebrating the unique stories of families in our community.

 

ADMIN 

Sales & Marketing Assistant

Responsibilities:

Create sales marketing materials

Generate new client leads using a variety of sources  (online research, cold calling, etc)

Master our CRM system and use it to generate relevant reports for the Publisher and sales team

Develop a marketing plan for our presence at community events (booth) and be on-site at events

Sell online Directory listings for small to medium-sized business clients

Provide general sales and marketing support

Qualifications:

BA in Marketing desirable

Sales and marketing experience desirable

Must enjoy providing outstanding customer service, both working as a team as well as working independently. 

Strong time organization skills

Good oral & written communication skills

Enjoying working under deadline pressure

Must be a self-starter driven to grow sales

Must be flexible in terms of job responsibilities and thrive in an informal work environment

Must welcome the opportunity to work virtually with regular team meetings 

 

Half-time Position - work virtually

Hourly plus performance-based commission & bonus based on sales. 

Please send resume and cover letter to abergman@seattleschild.com. 

 

EDITORIAL

Website Editor

Seattle's Child is hiring a web editor is to develop and execute the out digital content strategy (website and newsletters). The is a new position that requires visionary leadership and exceptional management, writing and editing skills to develop and execute a plan to strengthen Seattle's Child's position as the leading source of news and information for parents in greater Seattle, working with both existing and possibly new digital products.

Responsibilities: 

Work with the Publisher, Magazine Editor and Social Media Editor to develop and improve all digital products in order to grow our digital audience

Assign, edit and post content on seattleschild.com 

Supervise online Events Calendar Editor, Things to Do Editor and Social Media Editor. 

Select content for digital newsletters and develop additional newsletters.

Write short pieces for our website.

Monitor and understand and  digital analytics. 

Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or digital media

 Minimum of 4 years experience in digital media or journalism

Extensive knowledge of issues and resources of interest to parents living in greater Seattle area

Experience assigning and editing content for a magazine, newspaper or news website

Experience in the use of video digital content

 A solid understanding of the local parenting market

A familiarity with developing trends in applicable mobile products.

Experience with content management systems, web development, and web design

 

Half-time position that will likely expand to 3/4 time within one year. Work from home.

Salary D.O.E.

Interested applicants please contact Ann Bergman, Publisher at abergman@seattleschild.com

 

Freelance Writers

Seattle's Child, the independently reported, parent-oriented monthly guide to a kid-friendly city, seeks steady freelancers to cover news and events that impact local families. Our readers are passionate about bringing up good kids and want to read about opportunities for affordable enrichment, diversity, health, education, travel and strong communities.

Join a talented pool of writers with journalism chops. You don't have to be a parent writer (although most are) if you have the gumshoe goods. We pay the old-fashioned way, per word (not page views) based on experience and copy quality.

Please apply to srivera@seattleschild.com with a pasted resume, references and links to 3-5 clips. 

 

SALES

No Current Openings

 

 

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