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  • Editorial

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    New Times has been Phoenix's leading independent news source since 1970. Every day we publish original reporting and compelling writing on local news, restaurants, music, arts and culture, providing a vital resource for readers who want to understand and engage with their community.

  • Sales

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    Our Sales Department develops and maintains relationships with a multitude of businesses. This department is well educated in all elements of media including but not limited to print, online, mobile, email, events, social media, SEO, programmatic, and more.

  • Marketing

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    Our Marketing Department plays a pivotal role in promoting Phoenix New Times and our products and services through signature events, email subscriptions, social media, managing New Times brand ambassadors and more.

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    Our Production Department is filled with creative and talented individuals. This department handles the design and layout of our weekly print issue, as well as design of various web elements.

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"They say this beautiful state of Arizona was built on mining. True, but the Phoenix New Times mines a different kind of mineral. It's hard hitting journalism, happenings, events, great food, entertainment and must see information that comes from this Valley. The commitment to relevant content and community engagement is the reason the Phoenix New Times has been a staple of our amazing city for 50 years. It brings together the rare elements of spirit, freedom and truth.  It has been Phoenix’ candy dish for 50 years. Where the proud person counts their newspaper clippings, we count our blessings. We are Arizona."
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    "It's not work when you enjoy what you do every day. It's edgy and fun, it's a good mix high energy and something that keeps you motivated each day."
    - Kristin Buldan

Current Openings

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Digital Advertising Analyst & Coordinator Account Management Phoenix
Digital Advertising Operations Analyst & Coordinator

The Phoenix New Times is looking for an experienced Digital Ad Ops Analyst & Coordinator to join our team!

This individual will responsible for digital campaign implementation, managing and tracking campaign delivery, QA, reporting and campaign optimization. The ideal candidate wants to be a part of innovative, professional and dynamic team.

Responsibilities:
• Intake and QA advertising campaigns for Programmatic, PPC and Paid Social
• Review ad creative, landing page & conversion goals
• Analyze ad campaign performance(s) and make recommendations for optimization
• Provide reports on campaign delivery and performance
• Append pixels to clients’ website and monitor/troubleshoot as needed
• Support internal teams with day to day operations, with focus on providing speedy turnaround times and professional client service

Desired Skills:
• Exceptional Analytical Skills reading Google Data, Reporting Data and Other Data
• Disciplined work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Positive attitude, detail oriented, incredibly organized, data driven and customer service focused
• Ability to contribute ideas and creative solutions when ad serving issues arise
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Quick learner who loves to pick up new tools/software for reporting & analysis
• Strong desire to pursue new and creative ways to problem solve

Required Experience:
• 1 – 3-year trafficking/media analytics for digital advertising
• Experience with project management, account management, or relationship management.

We offer a base salary of $36K-$45K DOE, and career growth opportunities in a fun, fast paced work environment. We also offer a full benefits package to include medical, dental, 401k, flex spending, paid vacation & more! Please note: this is not a remote position.

If you are a passionate, hard-working individual that thrives in fast-paced environment and wants to join a dynamic, fun DIGITAL team then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to: hiring@newtimes.com


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Marketing Manager Marketing Phoenix
The Phoenix New Times is looking for a dynamic, digital-savvy, marketing-obsessed individual to develop, implement and manage the Phoenix New Times marketing efforts, including advertising, public relations, street team execution, business development, and related budget management.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and creative, skilled in all aspects of marketing, including but not limited to marketing programs and planning, company branding, client communications and vendor relationships, social media, grass roots, print and digital advertising.

Responsibilities:
• Develop annual marketing strategic plan and manage its execution, aligning marketing activities with business priorities in collaboration with sales
• Design and implement comprehensive marketing collateral to create awareness for the Phoenix New Times business initiatives
• Manage Phoenix New Times presence in the marketplace with sponsorships of key events, street team activations & promotional campaigns.
• Develop fresh ideas for promotional items that creates excitement, marketing the Phoenix New Times brand at promotional events
• Produce ideas for promotional events and/or activities to be executed by street team members
• Oversee Street Team personnel – Hiring, Training & Motivation
o Schedule monthly Street Team events
o Follow up and drop in on events monthly to check in on Street Team
o Hold monthly Street Team meetings to go over new training, special promotions, and expectations
o Roll out incentives for Street Team members who obtain the most email addresses
o Create presentation and make appointments with regional auto execs to secure Street Team Vehicle Sponsorship
• Write copy, coordinate and develop marketing collateral for media kits, one-sheets, proposals, presentations and advertising
• Design, write and produce a variety of high quality marketing emails.
• Leverage the marketing automation of Salesforce and other systems to manage email campaigns, generate and nurture leads, track and measure campaign performance and drive insights for optimization opportunities to improve performance
• Segment email lists and develop systems for nurture campaigns to various audiences
• Create email marketing templates and constantly be looking at ways to improve the templates to make them more engaging, have higher open and click-through rates and are customized to audience segments
• Collaborate and interact with cross-functional teams including production & sales.
• Keep reps informed of 3rd party opportunities & NTR, creating one sheets, promotional decks and sales collateral for each individual opportunity



Qualifications:
• 4 years related experience in marketing, public relations and direct sales
• Experience executing campaigns in Salesforce
• Excellent understanding of branding, marketing, and advertising principles
• Balanced analytical and creative thinking
• Self-motivator, loyal and hardworking team player
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Excellent leadership skills
• Strong initiative, written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
• Ability to multi-task ongoing and constantly changing duties
• Proficient in Power Point, Word, Excel, and web research strategies
• Digital marketing: knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics, email optimization, etc

We offer a competitive salary of $35-$45K DOE, a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k) and career growth opportunities.

If you are a passionate, hard-working individual that thrives in fast-paced environment and wants to join a dynamic, fun team then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to: employed@newtimes.com


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Digital Advertising Operations Coordinator Account Management Phoenix
Digital Advertising Operations Coordinator

The Phoenix New Times is looking for an experienced Digital Ad Ops Coordinator to join our team!

This individual will responsible for digital campaign set-up tasks, campaign implementation, managing and tracking campaign delivery, QA and reporting, with quality, timely and accurate work – sharp attention to detail is a MUST!

Responsibilities:
• Intake, Setup and QA digital advertising campaigns (email, banners, reskins & native) using multiple ad-serving platforms
• Analyze ad campaign performance(s) and make recommendations for optimization
• Digital Ad Trafficking for traditional advertising campaigns, submitting camera ready art, and submitting minor creative changes through Ad Management systems
• Works closely with accounting on billing reconciliation, should campaign run dates change
• Produce mid-campaign and post-campaign reports & recaps, to showcase campaign delivery and performance
• Support internal teams with day to day operations, with focus on providing speedy turnaround times and professional client service

Desired Skills:
• Detail oriented, incredibly organized, with a positive ‘Can Do!’ Attitude
• Data driven and customer service focused
• Exceptional Analytical Skills reading Google Data, Reporting Data and Other Data
• Proficient with Microsoft Power Point, Excel and Word
• Ability to contribute ideas and creative solutions when ad serving issues arise
• A good eye for layout and graphic design to facilitate effective and appealing advertising communication. Design experience a PLUS!
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Quick learner who loves to pick up new tools/software for reporting & analysis
• Strong desire to pursue new and creative ways to problem solve
• Disciplined work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Required Experience:
• 1 – 2 year trafficking/media analytics for digital advertising
• Experience with project management, account management, or relationship management.

We offer a base salary of $30-$36K DOE, and career growth opportunities in a fun, fast paced work environment. We also offer a full benefits package to include medical, dental, 401k, flex spending, paid vacation & more!

If you are a passionate, hard-working individual that thrives in fast-paced environment and wants to join a dynamic, fun digital team then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to: hiring@newtimes.com

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Multi-Media Advertising Sales Executive Sales Phoenix
We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a career in media sales. The media industry is in an exciting state of change and the Phoenix New Times is growing exponentially. As such, we need a highly ambitious sales person with a desire to exceed sales goals and grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results.

This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions including newspaper, specialty publications, digital display, SEO, PPC, paid media, social media, mobile, programmatic, IP targeting, e-mail, mobile advertising, website development and local services with a primary responsibility of acquiring new clients. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.
Qualifications:
• A proven track record in sales
• Highly motivated and results-oriented
• Ability to self-generate leads
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus.

We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions as well as additional bonus incentives and career growth opportunity. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.

If you are a true sales trailblazer looking to evolve, grow, and deliver custom solutions to local business, then we want to hear from you! Please email your resume and cover letter to: work @ newtimes.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.


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Paid Media Specialist Paid Phoenix
The Paid Media Specialist is responsible for all aspects of executing clients’ paid media campaigns, including search, social, or any additional networks/platforms depending on client needs. PPC specialists manage paid media budgets, campaign implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis for their assigned paid media accounts.

The Paid Media Specialist acts as a day-to-day subject matter expert for assigned clients, providing strategic recommendations, analysis, and reporting as well as responding to ad-hoc requests. PPC specialists also support the management team in training and supporting Account Managers and Sales teams.

The ideal candidate for this position is a motivated self-starter with strong product knowledge and work ethic. The candidate would also exhibit strong time management, leadership, communication, organizational skills and attention to detail.

Daily Responsibilities:

Manage daily execution of digital media paid search campaigns (PPC/SEM).
Analyze performance data and provide intelligent synthesis, interpretation and appropriate action plans.
Communicate with client services and clients on all elements of the campaign, including performance, project status and client goals.
Actively manage digital media paid search campaigns and paid social campaigns to the clients’ weekly and monthly budget goals.
Maintain high levels of up-to-date knowledge of best practices and strategies in the management of online paid media (PPC).
Develop digital media strategies to optimize the competitive position of Voice Media Group’s paid media and participate in the effective management of the business plan and surrounding forecasting.
Assist in development of digital media paid search plans and building effective relationships with vendors.

Desired experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum 2 years of experience in dedicated paid search digital marketing media
Experience with PPC, bid monitoring and adjustment of paid search digital media campaigns across multiple sites, defining terms and writing effective copy, highly relevant and targeted to clients' products and/or services. * Experience managing large paid search digital marketing media budgets and hitting monthly goals for spend, revenue and key performance metrics
Experience with direct client relationship responsibilities includes regular reporting, collaborative strategic planning, and performance management
Google and Bing certified
Experience with Facebook Advertising (Blueprint Preferred*)
Experience with internal site visitor reporting/tracking programs or software.
Strong Excel skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines.
Demonstrated analytical skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Detail-oriented and organized.
Self-Motivated and an Independent Problem Solver
Personally accountable and a high degree of personal pride in achievement
We offer comprehensive benefits to including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401(k) program.

If you believe that you possess the qualifications listed above and wish to work for a dynamic company, please email your resume and cover letter to: james.reade@vdigitalservices.com and taylor.west@vdigitalservices.com
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Digital Project Coordinator Account Management Phoenix
V Digital Services is currently recruiting for a Project Coordinator . This is an entry to mid-level position with extensive opportunities for professional growth and development.

The Project Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include a variety of analytical and organizational functions including quality control, monthly reporting, new project setup, and high level assistance to a team of account managers.

Primary Job Functions:
• Responsible for all actions related to new project setup
• QA all new project contracts and budget specifications
• Ability to resolve issues without delay operating under time-sensitive deadlines.
• Monthly progression report support
• Daily reporting on new orders and client projects
• Providing quality assurance for multiple departments including call tracking, reporting, budget reviews, and account management.
• Updating client and new order trackers
• Monitoring all activity throughout a project lifecycle.
• Utilizing reports to maintain and manage budgetary requirements
• Scheduling tasks for internal fulfillment teams
Required Skills:
• Expert knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of digital products (Organic SEO, PPC, Social Media Management)
• Experience in print or digital advertising
• Extremely detail oriented personality with strong organizational skills
• Strong grammar and content development skills
• Research, analytical, and problem-solving experience
• Ability to manage multiple projects on a daily basis with close attention to details
Desired Skills:
• Disciplined work ethic and a “self-starter” attitude
• Ability to contribute ideas and creative solutions in a team setting
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong desire to pursue new and creative ways to problem solve
Required Experience:
• Digital advertising experience strongly preferred
• Client facing experience in a relevant position required
• One year digital sales or project management experience
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, or 1 years relevant experience
We offer comprehensive benefits to including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401(k) program.

If you believe that you possess the qualifications listed above and wish to work for a dynamic company, please email your resume and cover letter to: tiana.porter@vdigitalservices.com



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