Jobs at Seattle's Child
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.
Two positions open:
Seattle's Child is searching for the right person to grow both of our customer bases - advertiser and reader. This is a challenging and fun opportunity for someone who excels at building partnerships and developing and executing short and long-term marketing plans by working with a talented and highly capable creative team. The position requires understanding the "big picture" and excelling at getting all the little details right. Must be highly goal-oriented.
Work independently with flexible hours, from home. Ideal opportunity for someone who excels at marketing and promotion and is seeking a flexible, family-friendly work environment.
BA in Marketing or Business desirable
Experience in online, print and event marketing
Knowledge of and interest in the parenting local community and the businesses that serve them
Half-time Position - work virtually
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Virtual Office Administrator
Are you one of those parents who loves to research events going on around Greater Seattle of interest to families - always looking for off-the-beaten path fun? Looking for satisfying work that is truly family-friendly with you setting your own work schedule? This might be the job for you.
Seattle’s Child is hiring a Calendar Editor to be in charge of our online and magazine event calendar content. Primary responsibility is to collect and post content on our events calendar and to cull from our comprehensive online calendar the events calendar content for our monthly magazine.
Other responsibilities include posting calendar content on social media, providing event content for enewsletters and writing short articles about family events to be posted on seattleschild.com.
The Seattle’s Child Calendar Editor must:
• Be a fast, accurate and succinct writer with a compelling, lively writing style.
• Have been previously published in a print and/or digital magazine or newspaper.
• Have a passion for upholding our reputation for publishing the most comprehensive family events calendar in the region.
• Be meticulous about accuracy by employing compulsive fact checking
• Have a broad knowledge about things to do with kids in the Greater Seattle area and a passion for continually discovering more events of interest to families.
• Be tech-savvy - quick to pick up new software and offer suggestions on how to improve the user experience online
• Have exceptional social media skills required to do regular posts about things to do with kids
• Be a parent with children ages 10 or under and regularly go out to activities with your kids
• Live in the greater Seattle area.
• Enjoy working independently from your home, with highly flexible work schedule
• Embrace the opportunity to join the small but highly dedicated Seattle’s Child team and participate in the development of Seattle’s Child as an ever improving, source of support and information for families in our community.
Approximately 70 hours monthly - work virtually.
Send cover letter and resume to Publisher Ann Bergman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications accepted thru July 31st
Seattle's Child, the independently reported, monthly magazine and website for parents, 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 email@example.com with a resume, references and links to 3-5 clips.
Directory Listings Manager
You'll be responsible for listing sales for our online and print directories. Sales experience or fundraising experience required. Excellent opportunity to grow your income with flexible work hours in your home office. Position expected to expand to hiring and supervision of additional employees.
Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to Publisher Ann Bergman at firstname.lastname@example.org