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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.

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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.

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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 Sales Executive (Las Vegas, NV) Sales Phoenix
We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual who will drive digital sales. By creating successful campaigns for clients, the Digital Sales Executive ensures growth within the business and retains clients for future campaigns.

This position is one of the most vital in the company, and we pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results. Our portfolio of solutions includes digital products that are designed to get results such as SEO, PPC, Paid Media, Display Advertising, Social Media, Programmatic, Retargeting, IP Targeting, E-mail, Mobile Advertising, Web Design, Content Production and more.

The Digital Sales Executive plays an important role in our business by meeting quick deadlines, keeping a full pipeline, managing sales activity, and communicating regularly with upper management. Attention to detail, staying informed of digital advertising best practices, and having a passion for all things digital are critical aspects of the position. If you can sell, you love digital, love an awesome office, then this is an amazing opportunity for you!

The Digital Sales Executive will:
• Prospect digital advertisers and aggressively pursue and close new business
• Possess a Hunter Mentality. This position is not about managing a book of business it is about identifying opportunities and closing new sales.
• Provide strategic advice and help small to mid-size businesses get the best ROI on their advertising investment by working closely with them in a consultative role.
• Acquire an intimate knowledge of our capabilities, specifically within our programmatic platforms, Paid Media and SEO.
• Be able to interpret market-analytics data and convey campaign wins to clients in order to retain clients and grow existing clients' monthly investments.

Qualifications
• Minimum 2years experience in digital media sales, media sales, or consultative B2B sales with small to medium size businesses (required)
• Proven prospecting and new business development skills - a true Hunter's mentality.
• Excellent interpersonal skills - a dynamic, strong, relationship builder.
• Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
• Passion, desire and motivation to sell digital products.
• Strong work ethic with the ability to work under pressure, organize and prioritize responsibilities

We provide training, resources, and support to help you succeed, medical/dental benefits, paid holidays and vacation. Compensation consists of a base salary plus monthly performance-based commissions

Interested candidates send your cover letter and resume to: ricky.detagle@vdigitalservices.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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SEO Specialist SEO Phoenix
The SEO specialist needs to be very organized with the capacity to manage several projects simultaneously. The SEO Specialist must have a track record of creating and implementing original, strategic SEO roadmaps and communicating the value across multiple teams.


Responsibilities:

Understand client’s short and long term company goals. Develop strategic roadmaps to meet those goals
Analyze backlinks, determine quality links and create link building strategies that follow SEO best practices
Communicate SEO strategies and goals to internal teams, including: Account Managers, Paid Strategists, and Social Media
Outline content creation plans to assist SEO keyword goals.
Generate some site content and optimize videos, images, etc.
Analyze and Monitor site and page performance for keywords.
Gather and analyze competitor intelligence.
Assist in implementation of emerging advanced SEO tactics.

Desired Skills and Experience:

1-3 years of SEO experience
Experience with technical, local, and e-commerce SEO
Strong knowledge of search engine algorithms and experience using industry tools
Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics, webmaster tools, and Excel
Comfortable with HTML, Javascript, and CSS
Mandatory knowledge of on-page optimization for WordPress, Drupal, Shopify and other platform-based websites
Ability to work effectively across an organization including development of internal processes

Who We Are


V Digital Services®, a top digital marketing agency and Google Partner, operates from nine publication offices with more than 450 employees throughout the United States. V Digital Services® delivers multidisciplinary marketing services based on deep industry knowledge and our longtime status as cultural touchstones in our communities. As the nation’s premier group of weekly newspapers and online publications, we’ve combined grassroots journalism and strong local relationships to become essential players in key American markets. Our history spans five decades of community influence with more than 25 years of digital marketing experience. V Digital Services® will bring a local-friendly voice to your business


What We Offer


We offer a competitive base salary and benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. We are conveniently located downtown off the light rail, and you can enjoy a casual work environment!

Interested candidates email your cover letter and resume to: taylor.west@vdigitalservices.com


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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Pre Sales Digital Strategist SEO Phoenix
Pre-Sales Digital Strategist—Job Description

The presales digital strategist position is set to be an introductory position into the world of digital marketing. The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic with a willingness to learn. Having a basic understanding of organic SEO, paid media, local SEO, social media management, and/or web development is ideal for this position.

A Digital Strategist will research, analyze and recommend multi-channel marketing strategies for Sales Representatives located throughout the country.

You will be responsible for producing a steady volume of marketing audits that review a client's digital online presence while providing insights in how to improve from a digital perspective. You will interact daily with V Digital Service's sales representatives to manage expectations and coach each market on best practices, helping to educate potential clients on multi-platform digital campaigns.

Additional Responsibilities:

Build strong relationships with Publishers, Sales Representatives, Fulfillment, Account Management Teams, and Upper management teams. Be a team player, open to learning and work collaboratively with others.
Effectively and Independently manage your time to complete daily tasks
Ability to speak with Sale Reps and potential Clients regarding the audit and recommendations.
Gathering, classifying, organizing, and managing information through various tools and techniques.
Keep up to date with the newest SEO strategies, techniques and best practices

Desired Skills and Experience:

Practical understanding of online marketing related concepts and development workflow.
Must be knowledgeable and willing to learn the following mediums: Organic SEO, Local
SEO, Paid Media Strategies such as Google AdWords, Facebook & Social Media Ads,
Bing, Display, Video & Shopping ads, Social Media Management techniques, Identify content management strategies and Website build opportunities.
Positive team player with excellent communication skills and highly organized
Flexible and detail oriented self-starter who thrives in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
High competency level on computer and software skills compatible with job responsibilities.
Professional conduct within and outside office while conducting agency business.
Analytics and AdWords Certifications preferred but not required

We offer a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, vision,
401(k) savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. We are conveniently located downtown
off the light rail, and you can enjoy a casual work environment!

Interested candidates please send your resume to : taylor.west@vdigitalservices.com



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

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Local SEO Specialist SEO Phoenix
The Local SEO specialist will be responsible for developing strategy for user engagement, traffic, mobile & desktop conversions for our clients and brands. Our success will be determined by traffic and conversions across our markets. This role will be very data driven in research and strategy with a blend of on-site and off-site optimization.

This person should have experience with content and data management. To do this, this person will need to educate, mentor, and build benchmarks for their book of business. This role will need to be a dependable resource for each market and team.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Strong organizational skills
Self starter with strong analytical background
Passion to educate clients and team
Ability to multitask and operate in quick, fun and fast pace environment
Fluent in industry terms, algorithms, networks, and practices
Someone who possesses strong focus about staying on top of the ever changing local space
Familiarity with Google Insights, Google maps & mobile/desktop functionality

Responsibilities:

Analyze and Monitor page performance for categories/keywords*
Understand client’s short and long term company goals. Develop strategic campaigns to meet those goals*
Communicate SEO strategies and goals to internal teams, including: Account Managers, Paid Strategists, Organic Strategists and Sales
Gather and analyze competitor intelligence.
implementation of emerging advanced SEO tactics

We offer a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, vision,
401(k) savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. We are conveniently located downtown
off the light rail, and you can enjoy a casual work environment!

Interested candidates please send your resume to : taylor.west@vdigitalservices.com



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