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ABOUT Colorado Parent

Colorado Parent is the leading source for Colorado-focused family and parenting content. For more than 35 years, our award-winning print and digital products—including magazines, special interest ancillaries, a robust digital platform, and active social media following—have served families in the Denver metro area and beyond.

Our creative, motivated team is made up of journalists, account executives, and marketing-minded individuals who know Colorado and love what we do. Interested in working with us? Check for job openings below.

 


Editorial Assistant

Colorado Parent is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to join our team.

This talented, self-driven person will work side-by-side with Colorado Parent editors and designers in the creation of our award-winning print magazine and website. Primary duties include detailed fact-checking, working on our calendar of events, writing short-form articles, seeking out story leads, managing a high volume of email, and supporting the editorial staff with general administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years of editorial experience (either on the job, on a school publication, or a combination), proven writing and reporting skills, proficiency in grammar and style, an eye for detail, and an interest in the world of parenting and kids. You should be organized, energetic, creative, able to self-motivate and be productive in a remote environment, and comfortable owning a project from beginning to end. A degree in journalism, communications, or English is preferred.

To apply: Send your resume, three to five published clips, and a brief cover letter to coloradoparentjobs@5280.com  with “Editorial Assistant” in the subject line.

Salary: $38,000 + Benefits

Availability: Immediately

Work Environment: Mostly Remote

 

 

Account Executive

Are you motivated by creating relationships, leading conversations, flexible schedules, deadline driven, and have a competitive desire to succeed?

Family Resource Group, Inc. (FRG) is a full service niche media company providing multi-marketing solutions in print and digital advertising. FRG, Inc. publishes bi-monthly and monthly magazines, and nine annual ancillary magazines in both print and digital. Join an award-winning publisher and culture that encourages creativity, collaboration, and having fun! FRG, Inc. is seeking motivated and seasoned Account Executives in the Denver market for Colorado Parent magazine.

We Offer:

Base salary, plus uncapped commission
Sales contests and incentives
Award-winning CRM tools for leads and prospecting, tablets, continued education, and more…
Comprehensive benefits package

Responsibilities:

Generate new business by cold calling, referral generation, local prospecting, meeting or exceeding weekly assigned activities.
Identify key decision makers by face-to-face and phone calls, emails, LinkedIN and other methods to grow a book of business.
Provide exceptional customer service and account management, develop relationships to retain and upgrade their campaigns.
Meet and exceed established sales goals within all vertices
Use the tools, training, and CRM provided to help you succeed
Execute sales contracts, administrative responsibilities to initiate orders, and accurately publish ad campaigns.
Have fun, and love what you do with a positive attitude and team player.

Qualifications:

2+ years of proven sales experience in outside sales
Experience in print and digital advertising preferred
College degree is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Results-oriented self-starter within a highly accountable environment
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
MAC or PC literate, knowledge in Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Gmail
Ability to adhere and manage multiple deadlines with a high sense of urgency
Send resumes to: Parick@FamilyResourceGroupInc.com

No phone calls, please.

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