Careers

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How We Work

  • 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.

  • Production

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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.

  • Future - 401k plans so that you can plan for the future.
  • Holidays - Time to spend with family and friends.
  • Insurance - Health, dental, and vision to keep you healthy.
  • Vacation - Time to re-charge the batteries.
  • Fellowships - an unparalleled opportunity for young writers who wish to pursue a career in magazine-style journalism. And more!
 
"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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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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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: jayson.akers@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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