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Black Tie Assistant Editor
About the company: The Observer Group, based in sunny Sarasota, Fla., publishes eight community weekly newspapers across the state as well as three websites. Our newspapers are consistently recognized as producing top content as well as creating eye-catching designs. Most recently, Local Media Association named the Observer’s Sarasota Observer and Longboat Observer newspapers the top newspapers in North America.
LMA has named the Observer’s arts-and-entertainment section, Diversions, the top lifestyle and entertainment section for three consecutive years.
About the position: The Observer has an immediate opening for an assistant editor for its social and philanthropic section, Black Tie. Black Tie is part of our Diversions section. The Black Tie assistant editor reports to the managing editor of Diversions.
Job details: The Black Tie assistant editor produces content for our Black Tie section, which is our social and philanthropic section. This person writes our weekly social column; writes long- and short-form profiles on prominent people in the social and philanthropic community; writes a "Who, What, Wear" fashion blog on our website; writes our online "Black Tie Untied" column detailing the best-of-the-best from weekly events; writes our "Day/Night" fashion column; takes photos and videos at all the social events around town; and generally has their pulse on all the social ins and outs in our area. This position is a great opportunity for a reporter/photographer who is passionate about these topics and is ready to jump in and make it their own.
Please send your resume to Jessica Luck, deputy executive editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Marketing Consultant
Do you know the ins and outs of the Internet and have know-how to harness the power of social media, the Web, email marketing and mobile apps to help local businesses market themselves and drive store traffic? Do you like to have fun and make money?
Observer Media Group is launching an exciting new initiative to hire local marketing consultants who will provide area businesses with industry-leading digital products to market and grow their businesses. These key employees will report to the Digital Sales Manager.
Digital Marketing Consultants (DMCs) will have strong business development sales experience and a proven track record of establishing consultative business relationships. The right candidate will have a sales hunter mentality and will be skilled in prospecting and cold calling, proposal development and presentation closing agreements, post-sell performance monitoring and capturing up-sell opportunities to achieve sales goals. DMCs will be digitally savvy and will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and high level of self-motivation. If you envision yourself as having a passion for helping local businesses succeed with digital media solutions, this is a job for you.
We are looking for energetic individuals who can help us strategically and creatively build the business from the ground up. DMCs will offer high-end solutions including social media marketing, online promotions, mobile and desktop Web site solutions, SEO, SEM, online display and video advertising and targeted digital database marketing.
This position is part technology ambassador, part small business marketing consultant and part professional sale representative. We are looking for committed professional sellers with a record of success in their careers who can identify great prospects and win business.
Observer Media Group is a highly regarded multimedia publisher serving a premier target audience of Sarasota & Manatee County residents and decision makers. We are growing on all fronts. We offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities, full benefits and a dynamic work environment.
Send resume and cover letter to Kathleen O’Hara, Digital Sales Manager, Observer Media Group, 1970 Main Street, 4th Floor, Sarasota, FL 34326 or email@example.com.
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During its Ambassador Recognition Luncheon, Goodwill-Manasota recognized outstanding volunteers and partners.
PHOTO GALLERY : Goodwill Ambassador Recognition Luncheon
Goodwill recognized outstanding volunteers and partners Tuesday, June 18 at Michael’s On East during the Goodwill Ambassador Recognition Luncheon. Veronica Brandon Miller, Bob Rosinsky and Rick Hughes awarded 55 awards to community members and organizations for their commitment to Goodwill.
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