Jobs At Desert Publications Inc


Current Job Openings:


Senior Editor

Desert Publications Inc. — publisher of Palm Springs Life and other luxury lifestyle magazines, visitor guides, and custom media — seeks a detail-obsessed Senior Editor to manage specialty publications and serve as copy chief of Palm Springs Life.

The Senior Editor conceptualizes and assigns articles for print and web, and also collaborates with art directors and photographers to ensure each story has high-quality images. This editor also creates content for the web, digital editions, and websites.

The position requires outstanding copyediting/rewriting, organizational, and time-management skills, as well as fine aesthetic sensibilities, solid story judgment, proficiency in AP style and Microsoft Word, familiarity with InDesign, and the ability to plan print and web content in tandem.

Minimum five years’ writing and editing experience required. A passion for the desert will all factor into our hire. EOE.

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


Senior Art Designer

Position Overview:
Desert Publications Inc. is currently seeking a seasoned, hands-on Senior Art Designer to join their in-house creative department. The ideal candidate is highly organized, independent, energetic, a team player and has a keen sense of typography and a passion for both traditional print, great digital design and emerging technologies. This candidate must be able to manage a fast-paced art department, juggle multiple jobs with tight deadlines, and have the ability to switch seamlessly between print and digital projects.

Projects include conception and oversight of the creation of innovative advertising solutions for clients across all platforms including online, mobile and traditional print, the creation of internal sales materials, promotional videos, websites, email blasts, ad campaigns, advertorials, social media and consumer marketing collateral, corporate branding, and event collateral and signage. Other tasks include developing identity systems, logos, websites and related collateral for annual signature events. Additional responsibilities are overall brand maintenance/quality control, creating/maintaining production schedules.

Qualifications Include:

    BFA in Graphic Design or similar degree
    Minimum 3 years experience in a design studio, agency or in-house creative department
    Strong design foundation and understanding of the principles of typography
    Must have a passion for innovative digital design and have a thorough understanding of HTML5, CSS and JS
    Expert-level knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
    Expert-level knowledge of print design & production
    Well established contacts within the industry including freelancers, printers, videographers, and photographers
    Must be detail-oriented, independent and well organized with a blend of technical and conceptual skills
    Should thrive in an energetic environment and have the ability to make judgment calls and to respond tactfully in all situations.
    Understanding of  other motion graphics software a major plus
    Experience with Powerpoint and Keynote a plus

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


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.

Comments to this website are moderated by staff. While all comments are welcome, we encourage all to be polite and please do use this system for advertising or business promotions. Any complaint towards a business or service should be directed directly to that business and not posted here. If anyone has a complaint that a comment is defamatory, please contact me at tmay@palmspringslife.com and I will take appropriate action promptly. Thank You

Add your comment: