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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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 19: Daily Headlines Video
Today's Stories: Voters split on referendum votes; Sarasota Orchestra has Anu director; IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Michael's On East; Goodwill honors community members
PHOTO GALLERY : Duany Dinner
City officials, community leaders and members got together Tuesday, June 19 at The Francis to hear Andres Duany speak about how the city has done with the master plan and about proper downtown development. The Downtown Sarasota Alliance sponsored the dinner with Andres Duany and approximately 200 people attended.
PHOTO GALLERY: Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Executive Briefing
Attorney Christine Sensenig, founding partner of the Sensenig Law Firm, warned business leaders about how to follow the rules — and avoid lawsuits —in the social media world at a Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Executive Briefing at Keiser University June 19.
Voters split on referendum votes
Voters approved a tax exemption for new and expanding businesses, but voted against a sales surtax to fund indigent care.
19 Anni Piper, Australia's First Lady Of Blues, On Tour
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
20 Ageless Grace with Mary Masi
10:00 am - 11:00 am
20 Welcome Club of Sarasota/Manatee Luncheon
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
20 Fun Fitness for Parkinsons
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm