Jobs At Desert Publications Inc


Current Job Openings:


Associate Editor

Desert Publications Inc./Palm Springs Life seeks a full-time associate editor. Candidates must be enthusiastic, self-starting leaders who are able to handle tight deadlines, juggle multiple projects, and develop compelling content at an established and evolving publishing company.

The associate editor reports to the editorial director, working closely with her and the senior editors, graphic designers, and managing editor to produce The Guide and Directory and ancillary print publications, as well as content for palmspringslife.com, other digital products, and marketing collateral. Much of the associate editor’s work hours will be devoted to writing, assigning, and copyediting for print and web editions and marketing projects, but a significant portion will also be spent planning future content, overseeing special projects, and attending magazine events (often in the evenings and on weekends). The candidate must be able to execute on multiple projects and motivate other team players along the way.

Qualifications:
A strong work ethic and attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Degree in journalism, communications, or English is required. Four to five years working in a fast-paced team-driven environment is desired. Experience at a magazine or newspaper is preferred; desire to contribute to the growth of an established and growing publishing enterprise is a must. Experience in multimedia content creation, including video, podcast, and overall digital content would be great; experience with a CMS would be helpful. Knowledge about the Coachella Valley and cultural amenities desired. Must display a track record of meeting deadlines and have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, and AP Style.

Salary is competitive and based on experience. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples C/O:

HR Department
Desert Publications Inc.,
P.O. Box 2724,
Palm Springs, CA 92263;
hr@desertpublications.com


Freelance Hotel Blog Writer for Website

Job Description: Desert Publications Inc. seeks dependable writer with online experience to help Palm Springs Life website beef up its hotel coverage. Looking for well-rounded person who can adapt to new challenges and create weekly posts, provide photography or video when necessary.

This person will be responsible for helping the website become expert on where to stay in Greater Palm Springs Area by providing online content that spotlights trends, properties, specific amenities (unique rooms, services, and more), and personnel. Writer is expected to be proactive in coming up with story ideas that attract an audience.

Send cover letter, resume, and work samples C/O:

Jim Powers, Senior Online Editor
Palm Springs Life
james.powers@palmspringslife.com
www.palmspringslife.com

 

Digital Media Sales Specialist

Job Description: Desert Publications Inc is looking for a dynamic sales professional with experience in the digital space who knows how to drive results and inspire confidence.  If you are a sales closer come join our sales team who represent Palm Springs Life Magazine.

The Digital Media Sales Specialist plays an integral part of the Digital team. The incumbent will support the Sales Manager in meeting the goals of the department. S/he is expected to go out into the local and national business market to find potential clients; have direct contact with clients on an everyday basis including placing cold calls. A Digital Media Sales Specialist would ideally have a passion for the digital world and be adept at using digital channels, such as social media in everyday life; be competent in the services and products that they sell.

The Digital Media Sales Specialist will be expected to spend a vast majority of their time making cold calls and in the field building their book of business

Send cover letter, resume, and work samples C/O:

HR Department
Desert Publications Inc.,
P.O. Box 2724,
Palm Springs, CA 92263;
hr@desertpublications.com


Desert Publications Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Desert Publications Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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