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In Phoenix, Phoenix New Times is more than an iconic print newspaper or must-read website. It’s the place people go to find out what’s happening and how they can be a part of it – and where hundreds of local businesses have forged strategic marketing partnerships by leveraging our reach, relationships and digital marketing division, V Digital Services. Whether on social media, mobile devices, laptops, at our live events or via our industry leading SEO services, readers, advertisers and agency clients alike know they can count on us to help them thrive in the Valley of the Sun.
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Our Mission

is to be the VOICE of our communities, clients and partners by using our multimedia platforms to communicate, inform and connect brands to audiences.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe every team member, reader, customer and partner should have a VOICE and be heard. Our differences are a reflection of the communities we serve and we are committed to creating an environment of inclusion, diversity, empowerment and equality. We are at our best when all our team members are respected and included regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and national origin.

Our Values

At Voice Media Group, we’re driven by our core values: using innovation, integrity, collaboration and transparency to power partnerships and progress.

How We Work

Editorial

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

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

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.

Production

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.

What We Offer

We take pride in providing a work environment that takes care of our team, supports their health and financial well-being, and balances work goals with life goals.

Our Benefits

We offer an array of competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, AD&D, supplemental accidental, life insurance, flex spending accounts - health/medical reimbursement and dependent care, and employee assistance programs.

Holidays & Vacation

Paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and newborn and adoption leave. We reward loyalty with additional vacation – stay for 4 years and earn up to 4 weeks paid vacation.

Wellness & Connection

Home and auto program, legal services plan, pet insurance, employee referral program, employee recognition program, trip reduction program and incentives.

Towards Your Future

401(k) Retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program and more!

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Culture + People

Looking for an energized and engaged workspace – along with the opportunity to have a little fun? Phoenix New Times is a place where innovative and ambitious spirits thrive and creative minds flourish. Our commitment to professional excellence and personal growth in a mindful and supportive environment make us a natural destination for people who love Phoenix as much as we do and want to make a difference.

  • Creative Director of Print (Art Director)

    Phoenix | Editorial
    Phoenix New Times is looking for a talented art director to oversee the look of our alt-weekly print issue, special issues and online journalism. We’re seeking a design wizard that can turn a blank canvas into a modem, sophisticated masterpiece. You’ll join a small but scrappy newsroom that’s been telling the stories of a diverse and booming region since 1970.  

    Key Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with the editor-in-chief and vertical editors to plan and produce weekly print covers, as well as illustrations, photos and graphics to elevate our digital journalism.

    • Design and produce page layouts for all editorial in the weekly print issue and special issues, and coordinate with the production manager to complete print issues.

    • Manage our pool of freelance artists and photographers and commission new ones to contribute to our print covers, special issues, and online journalism.

    • Manage the budget for freelance artists and photographers.

    • Collaborate with other parts of the newsroom, our social media and product teams, other departments and occasionally with our newsrooms in Denver, Dallas and Miami.

    • Conceive and create collateral for editorial special projects, such as Best of Phoenix, Top 100 Restaurants and Top 100 Bars.

    • Archive the weekly print issue and special issues.


    Who You Are

    • A graphic designer with two to four years of experience in editorial design and publication management.

    • A creative with a superior understanding of typography and expert-level skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat. 

    • A collaborative person with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, who can work across departments.

    • A highly-organized, resourceful and proactive self-starter committed to accuracy and meeting deadlines.


    Benefits

    • Salary range of $55,000 to $65,000.

    • 401(k) with company match.

    • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.

    • 10 paid holidays, 14 days of paid time off, 5 paid sick days per year.

    • Hybrid work policy based in our central Phoenix office.

    • This is a union position.


    To Apply

    Phoenix New Times believes our journalism will best serve our communities with culturally diverse staff and freelancers who offer a range of voices. We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment of inclusion, diversity, empowerment and equality. We are at our best when all our team members are respected and included regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and national origin. Women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender-nonconforming candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    To apply, send a cover letter, resume and design samples (or portfolio) to [email protected]. Please put Art Director in the subject line.
  • Multi-Media Account Executive

    Phoenix | Account Management
    The Phoenix New Times is growing exponentially as a leading provider of multimedia marketing in partnership with our award—winning V Digital Services, one of the fastest—rising digital marketing agencies in the country. We are seeking a smart, driven, highly ambitious media consultant with a desire to succeed and grow with us.

    This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues by selling a broad range of digital solutions including SEO, PPC, Paid Media, Social Media, Streaming TV, Programmatic, Device ID, Website Development, and local initiatives. The primary responsibility is new business development.

    The ideal candidate has confidence in cold calling & prospecting, a strong ability to identify customer needs, develop and present a customized solution with a proven ability to negotiate and close deals with a high level of success. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology, and, most of all, customer results. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.

    QUALIFICATIONS:




    • High acumen for consultative selling

    • A proven track record in sales or similar field

    • Highly motivated and results—oriented

    • Ability to self—generate leads

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Ability to listen

    • 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

    • Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.


    WE OFFER:




    • Competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives, casual dress code, and career growth opportunities. First—year account executives will earn a minimum of $60,000—$75,000.

    • 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).

    • A culture of “Work hard, Play hard” team mentality. We treat our people like royalty (team lunches, contests, concerts, and more). Early Fridays mean “leave early and spend time with your loved ones”.

    • A 50 + year company with an outstanding reputation in media relations and employee tenure. Over the past 24 months, our digital agency has continued to set records in sales growth and customer success. Much of this is due to the best—in—class tools and analysis provided to us by our award—winning digital specialists.


    If you can sell and what you’ve read sounds like a good fit for you, email your resume & cover letter to: [email protected]

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.
  • IT Business Analyst

    Phoenix | Business
    Voice Media Group is a successful and diversified media/technology company that specializes in serving advertisers, business owners, and readers across the country. Voice Media Group’s digital marketing and technology agency, V Digital Services, has twelve regional offices in the United States with a full array of digital marketing strategists, specialists, engineers, and account managers focused on driving value and success for the SMB market.

    The fast—paced nature of digital marketing and media content creation makes us a destination for energetic people who love a challenge and aren’t happy sitting on the sidelines. We believe that innovation is the best service we can provide to our clients, and we give our employees the resources, training, and creative freedom to thrive.

    We have an opening in our Information Technology department for a full—time Business Analyst with a heavy focus on order management, financials & data analysis. As a member of our Business Applications Development team, this role is responsible for analyzing new and existing business processes and pushing through process improvement recommendations from business requirements through to implementation. Additionally, this role will actively participate in the management of business intelligence methods & tools within the organization.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:




    • Analyze and validate new and existing business processes

    • Recommend opportunities for business process change improvements

    • Work with stakeholders to develop clear business requirements documentation

    • Provide quality assurance testing for new and existing business systems

    • Improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of existing systems and processes

    • Communicate changes to application processes across all levels of the organization

    • Clearly document and support process improvements

    • Train end—users on new software releases and process changes

    • Help support existing software solutions, including troubleshooting user—submitted issues

    • Assist other department members as needed


    SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:




    • Experience with/in:

    • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, including order management & financials

    • Sales processes & tools, as well as an understanding of sales acumen

    • Analyzing, evaluating & validating business processes

    • Data management, organization & analysis

    • Business intelligence applications, including the creation of reports & dashboards

    • Setup and quality assurance of software solutions

    • Integrating both third—party and proprietary systems/applications

    • Customer relationship management (CRM) tools, such as Salesforce

    • Technical writing and business requirements documentation

    • Communicating with individuals at all levels of the organization

    • Supporting business applications from admins through to end—users

    • The ideal candidate will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience

    • Strong business acumen

    • Keen analytical skills

    • Great organizational and time management skills

    • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills

    • A focus on providing quality deliverables

    • A desire for both personal and professional growth

    • Prior experience in digital marketing, digital media, traditional media, and/or publishing is a plus but not required.


    In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401(k) savings plan, 401K employer match, paid holidays & paid time off), Voice Media Group also supports continued education with opportunities for career growth. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that highly values diversity in the workplace.

    Please email your resume and cover letter (with salary requirements) to Lee—ann Dunton, Director of Business Systems — [email protected]
  • Marketing Specialist

    Phoenix | Marketing
    We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Specialist to join our corporate marketing team and assist in designing and refining marketing strategies and activities in order to develop and maintain awareness of the brand, maximize revenues and drive traffic.

    You will focus on creating, implementing, tracking and optimizing our digital and traditional marketing campaigns across various marketing channels and brands.

    To be successful as a marketing specialist, you must be highly self-motivated, proactive, and have a working knowledge of current marketing tools and strategies in order to execute successful marketing campaigns.
    Responsibilities:
    ● Support the marketing team with marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas, including optimization, advertising, social media, direct marketing, and email marketing.
    ● Assist with organizing, managing, and attending trade shows and events to promote our company and its products/services.
    ● Assist with the analysis of marketing data, including campaign results, conversion rates, traffic, etc, in order to improve future marketing strategies and campaigns.
    ● Oversee production and dissemination of marketing collateral, across multiple marketing channels.
    ● Audit social media for brand alignment and reach maximization.
    ● Assist with planning and executing initiatives to reach target audiences through appropriate channels (social media, email, paid media, etc.).
    ● Conduct necessary market research to stay up to date with markets and trends relevant to the brands for ensuring market competitiveness, and campaign and promotion relevancy.
    ● Maintain awareness on best practice marketing techniques/tools to achieve successful campaigns and promotions.
    ● Performing other duties when needed.
    Requirements:
    ● Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field.
    ● 3 or more years of marketing experience (digital and traditional) in a corporate, or agency environment.
    ● Experience using marketing data analytics and tools.
    ● Outstanding communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and presentation skills.
    ● Excellent multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
    ● Experience working with, or exposure to, marketing software (Adobe, Canva, Marketing Automation, ESP, CRM, etc) and applications (Web Analytics, Google AdWords, etc) preferred.
    ● Experience in copywriting and graphic design.
    ● Creative and analytical thinking for problem-solving.
    ● Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
    ● Detail-oriented.

    Why Us? Besides the competitive salary and benefits packages, V Digital Services is truly a family. We hire the best and brightest--our people are smart, driven, and passionate. We learn from each other, we respect each other, we push each other and we get better because of each other. We put our people first. This is a place where you will be welcomed, challenged respectfully, and you will ultimately learn more here than you've learned at any previous job you've had before. Let's grow together.

    Interested candidates please send your resume to: [email protected]

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