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Posted 08/1/18

Do you like writing? Do you like cubicles? Do you like the oxford comma (please say yes)?

What’s Up? Wants You! 
What’s Up? Media is looking for an Editorial Intern.This is a 12–20 hours per week unpaid internship.

Objectives include learning the following skills:
  • Production and workflow management
  • Editorial Research
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Copywriting
  • Community Outreach
  • Client Relations Skills and Business Acumen
Necessary computer skills include: Microsoft Word, Excel, and efficient typing. Familiarity with Dropbox, and Web Site Hosting platforms.

This internship supports the Editorial Department with data entry of fact checked events information with correct style/formatting, spelling, and grammar. This job is perfect for a student or recent grad studying English, Creative Writing, or Journalism. If you have a flair for writing and an eye for detail, this position allows for creativity in writing blog posts, event announcements, and other ~super cool~ writing assignments. 

Please email the following documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Writing Sample) for consideration to Entertainment Editor, Cate Reynolds at creynolds@whatsupmag.com and Community Editor, Caley Breese at cbreese@whatsupmag.com with the Email Subject Line: What’s Up? Media Intern Candidate. No phone calls, please. Thank you! 


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Posted 3/8/18


Account Executive


We work with the best people to produce the best work. The sales force behind our award-winning publications, events and digital platforms demand a strong need for achievement, competitiveness, optimism and a passion to enrich lives in our coverage. Think you have what it takes to join the team? Are you ready to represent our brand in a professional way, selling across all platforms in alignment with company processes to meet and exceed revenue goals?

Benefits include Health Insurance, Pension and 401K plans and work perks such as monthly birthday lunches and flexible vacations. Who doesn't like the sound of those?

Very high-income potential.

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience and (2) your resume/cv directly to araymond@whatsupmag.com 

Applicants must live in Anne Arundel County or within Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Dorchester or Kent Counties on the Eastern Shore.

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Posted 7/26/18


Marketing & Audience Development Manager


40 hours per week consisting of the following 

Social Media- 5 to 8 hours
Marketing and Project Manager- 20 hours
Day to day office procedures- 5 to 8 hours

  • The Social Media Marketing Manager will collaborate and work hand in hand to assist with every department to enhance the marketing needs of our clients 
  • Keep all social media accounts current and post 2 to 3 times a week 
  • Post with different content such as articles, new restaurants for our audience to try, What’s Up this week blog, etc.
  • Post material that will catch our audience’s attention
  • Market hosted events and other events in the area What’s Up is apart of 
  • Manage Service Project Features and prepare projects for the magazine
  • Work closely with the staff on product acquisition, tracking, and supplying to our Beauty Buzz team members
  • Acquire product review via online submission forms and reformat into Word processor for layout
  • Market and select new Beauty Buzz team members annually 
  • Also post on social media new members
  • Co-plan new members Beauty Buzz Orientation Party
  • Co-manage intern program
  • Develop intern program relationships with local colleges and high schools 
  • Also, can market through social media and continue to build the target audience for the program 
  • Interview and select interns 
  • Delegate projects and assignments to interns 
  • Including a What’s Up college/ high school Best of list in the area
  • Assist the managing editor 
  • Take part in the monthly editorial department meetings and brainstorm new material/ projects and how to properly market these events 
  • Discuss upcoming events with the Director of Event Planning and plan a marketing strategy to best enhance the event
  • Market on all forms of Social Media and review the Ad for the magazine to catch the eye of the reader
  • Help organize and market the event
  • Work with the publishing team to define an overall message to reach not only the readers but businesses in the area and potential new clients
  • Work with designers to create ads for the publications, as well as special events
  • Develop project timelines as needed
  • Conducts marketing training for new sales team members 
  • Works with research to create all reports 
  • Maintain relationships with advertising partners and third-party vendors
  • Answer any questions and resolve any concerns 
  • Email/ call with new promotions 
  • Manage marketing collateral across divisions, ensure materials are on hand for any occasional need
  • Works with research to create all reports as needed
  • Works with HR, Accounting, Sales Meeting Notes, Leadership Team, etc. to develop and create internal marketing materials
  • Develop and oversee business development opportunities for sales team, client outreach, closing dinners, holiday/ anniversary gifts
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment which includes daily walk through of the office 
  • Wipe down conference room tables
  • Replace paper when needed, etc
To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience and (2) your resume/cv directly to the to araymond@whatsupmag.com

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Posted 10/12/17

Contributing Editor – Beauty & Fashion


This part-time contractual editorial position will be responsible for the scheduling, tracking, and execution of the fashion and beauty editorial content for What’s Up? Media publications. This position is 75% telecommute (work from home) and 25% in office. Total expected weekly contracted hours are about 5. Ideal candidate will have an established track record of content management and demonstrate a passion for fashion and beauty products.

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan and execute fashion photo shoots for the magazine, working closely with local vendors to supply each shoots needs
  • Prepare each monthly issue’s beauty product column in conjunction with our Beauty Buzz Team
  • Co-manage the Beauty Buzz team (product reviewers)
  • Develop relationships with and procure product from local and national beauty vendors/manufacturers
  • Writing editorial and marketing copy related to fashion and beauty
  • Collaborating and reporting to the Managing Editor
  • Attending and presenting at monthly staff meetings
To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience; (2) your resume/cv; and (3) several examples of your work (written and/or photography) directly to the Editorial Director by email to editor@whatsupmag.com
 

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Posted 09/19/17

Contributing Editor - Home

This part-time contractual editorial position will be responsible for the development, scheduling, tracking, and execution of the Home section/columns for What’s Up? Media publications. This position is 75% telecommute (work from home) and 25% in office. Total expected weekly contracted hours are 10–15. Ideal candidate will have an established body of written work (article clips) and, preferably, demonstrate an interest in Home & Garden content.

Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare each monthly issue’s Home section (articles and photography)
  • Research and development of article concepts and sources for monthly Home content
  • Tracking and management of freelance columnists/writers/photographers
  • Writing articles and columns, and preparing editorial/marketing projects
  • Collaborating and reporting to the Managing Editor
  • Attending and presenting at monthly staff meetings
  • Attending regional Home-related events to generate story ideas

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in Home & Garden content, your relevant experience, and knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay region; (2) your resume/cv; and (3) several article clips directly to the Editorial Director by email to editor@whatsupmag.com
 
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