18 February 2011

Job Opening: Marketing Proposal Writer for Here Media, Publisher of LGBT-Targeted Magazines (New York)

Post date: 18 February 2011
Here Media operates the most recognized LGBT-targeted brands through its television, print, online and book publishing divisions. Here Media properties include here! Networks, Out, The Advocate and HIV Plus. Additionally, the Here Media digital brands encompass: Out.com, Advocate.com, OutTraveler.com, shewired.com and HIVPlusMag.com.

Marketing Proposal Writer, New York - Advocate Magazine

The Integrated Marketing Manager plays an integral role in developing and implementing the sales, marketing and promotional strategies for Here Media and its properties in order to drive revenue and win new business. The position combines exceptional big idea creation, proposal writing, and multi-platform program execution.

Primary Responsibilities:

Idea generation and program development: Work with sales and marketing colleagues to develop and execute 360-degree, integrated programs that leverage Heres print, digital, event, and video assets.

RFPS: Responsible for responding to RFPs in multiple categories and executing added value components, including events.

Presentation development: Work with creative services to create visually-arresting and compelling proposals, presentations, marketing and brand positioning collateral.

Project/Program management: Responsible for managing the daily workflow process for integrated marketing programs including timelines, budgets, creative executions and follow-up on all deliverables. Act as primary liaison between sales and respective agency/client partners. Manage long-term projects or special marketing initiatives above and beyond day-to-day responsibilities as assigned by VP, Integrated Marketing.

Client Meetings: Accompany sales reps and/or marketing management on sales calls to present marketing platforms and client-specific opportunities


  • Bachelors degree required, minimum five (5) years creative marketing/agency experience, preferably in publishing, media planning, lifestyle marketing, or client services.
  • Must possess superb writing and communication skills (B2B and B2C.)
  • Extremely creative, resourceful and detail-oriented; must multi-task and prioritize with ease in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Entertainment experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic video editing a major plus but not required.
  • Results-driven team player who can problem solve quickly
  • Design-savvy and plugged into LGBT culture a plus
  • Candidates must be proficient in the following: Word, Power Point and Excel;
  • InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop very helpful. Knowledge of database marketing, web best practices and analytics wins bonus points.

Submit cover letter, resume, and minimum salary expectations, if applicable, to Here Media Human Resources via e-mail (preferred mode of contact) at jobs@heremedia.com or alternately, via fax to 310-943-5889. Due to the amount of interest we receive in Human Resources, we are unable to take phone calls regarding employment or internships.

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