We're Hiring 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, enewsletters and an app. We are dedicated to supporting and informing parents, as well as telling and celebrating the unique stories of all families in our community.

 

Advertising Sales & Marketing Support 

Seattle's Child has been a leader in the parenting media industry since launching the first local parenting magazine in the country in 1979. Today, we continue to enjoy exceptional year-over-year growth in both digital and print sales.

We're looking for a highly organized, self-starter to provide support for our sales team, including lead generation and account management. 

In addition, this person would help develop and carry out our marketing plan for 2020.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in sales and marketing to gain exceptional experience while having a significant impact on the growth of our little company. 

Position is 60 - 80 hours per month with flexible hours and a virtual office. 

Qualifications: Business degree in marketing and/or sales is preferable but not required. 

If interested contact Jasmin Thankachen at jasmin@seattleschild.com

 

Freelance Writers

 WRITE FOR SEATTLE'S CHILD!

 

Calling all Greater Seattle writers! Seattle's Child magazine has thrived on the fascinating, funny, heartwarming, and extraordinary stories of local parents and writers (and parent-writer hybrids) for over 40 years. We rely on writers with diverse perspectives and backgrounds to connect authentically with the broad readership we serve. Covering things-to-do, food-to-eat, education, local businesses, social justice, evidence (and anecdote)-based parenting advice, and everything else under the clouds that is important to families in Seattle, we're always on the hunt for the next great story. Have a newsworthy idea? We want to hear all about it! Here's how to pitch us: 

 

1) Familiarize yourself with our archives. What have we covered recently? What section would you like to write for? What can you say that hasn't been said before? 

 

2) Write a concise e-mail (three paragraphs, or so) telling us what you already know about the story you have in mind, what you don’t know yet, and who you want to talk to to find out. We want to know, most of all, why you’re interested in the topic. Let us know why you're the best person to write this story. 

 

3) Include a few links to your previously published work. No published clips yet? No problem. Send us a short sample of your writing that gives us a sense of your style and interests. 

 

4) We're always on the lookout for compelling human-interest stories, personal essays, investigative pieces, and new things-to-do with kids in the city. 

 

5) If you don't hear back from us within one week, follow-up! Editor-parent hybrids are busy, but we strive to respond in a timely fashion. 

 

MAGAZINE: Sydney Parker at sparker@seattleschild.com

WEBSITE: Julie Hanson@seattleschild.com

 

We pay by the word. Rates vary depending on the complexity of assignment and subject matter. 

 

 

 

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