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Since 1973, Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, criminal justice, the environment, industry, and education. Often referred to as “the National Magazine of Texas,” Texas Monthly is known for smart, literary journalism and in-depth investigative reporting that illuminates issues of public policy and drives the discussion of what’s important in the Lone Star State. Additionally, Texas Monthly continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations.

Texas Monthly offers a strong benefits package, including competitive health, dental, and life insurance. If you are interested in employment opportunities at Texas Monthly, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].


Marketing Manager

Job Overview

Are you passionate about Texas? Are you a creative thinker with strong business skills? Are you comfortable presenting in small groups and interacting with clients? If your answer is yes, Texas Monthly is looking to welcome a new addition to the marketing team. Candidates must be highly-organized, hardworking, detail-oriented, and willing to roll up their sleeves and lead projects working with a dynamic and creative team. To be a successful member, the Marketing Manager must be extremely organized and excel at multi-tasking and taking initiative to streamline and “own” projects from start to finish. Excellent communication skills and the ability to organize workloads and establish priorities in a fast-paced environment with fresh ideas and innovation is a must.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceive, present, and execute marketing programs tailored to advertisers’ needs including but not limited to original print advertisements or “advertorials,” high-impact units, print and digital contests/sweepstakes, custom events, and “big ideas” developed across all media assets (print, digital, social, radio, experiential, etc.)
  • Work with the design department on the creation of program-related assets, sales materials, and creative elements (i.e. sponsorship packages, sales sheets, email blasts, banner ads, social media creative, on-site collateral)
  • Collaborate with sales reps to identify prospective advertisers and sponsors, attend client/agency calls and meetings with sales staff to present promotional opportunities
  • Manage and reconcile program budgets
  • Secure permits, trade agreements, and other legal documents for events
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate rates
  • Identify, negotiate, and manage new sponsorships, while overseeing existing sponsorships with local organizations and nonprofits across the state
  • Establish production and promotional timelines; ensure all deadlines are met
  • Work closely with internal business or audience development teams to establish, meet, and measure the marketing and business objectives of programs
  • Coordinate creative brainstorms across departments to conceive custom programs 

Successful candidate will possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with calm disposition
  • Knowledge of TABC laws and regulations statewide
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Strong relationship building/networking skills
  • Collaborative personality
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot during planning process and on-site
  • Strong creative skills and ability to develop compelling revenue driven programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5 years project and event management experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Established relationships with statewide non-profits and creative vendors preferred

Travel:

Some overnight travel and evening and weekend event support required.

Education/Experience:

College degree and one or more years administrative experience required.

Application Process:

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED. TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Sales Account Manager – Dallas, Texas

Job Overview:

Texas Monthly has an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Account Manager to drive sales revenue for Texas Monthly within the Dallas market. This role will be responsible for prospecting new business and growing pre-existing accounts with customized 360 degree solutions across print, digital, social, video, and experiential platforms at Texas Monthly.  The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the current media landscape, will have established relationships with senior marketers at local brands and agencies, and high level of comfort with networking and securing long-term partnerships in Dallas.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage an existing portfolio of accounts with a focus on growth and development
  • Prospect and develop new business by cultivating high-level client relationships with a focus on consultative selling
  • Manage and maintain client relationships from initial contact through campaign completion
  • Work with Research and Marketing teams to create client proposals and solutions based on an in-depth knowledge of the client, the market place, and Texas Monthly’s products
  • Meet and exceed all sales quotas and goals as set by leadership
  • Attend weekly sales meetings and regular education opportunities
  • Report regularly to leadership on sales pipeline and partnership progress
  • Serve as a Texas Monthly ambassador within the Dallas community by attending targeted events and continually networking

Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Highly- driven and goal-oriented
  • Self-motivated and with an ability to exercise independent judgment and solve problems while still able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Personable with superb people skills and a professional demeanor
  • Excellent presentation skills and a clear understanding of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to understand and sell complex ideas across multiple media platforms
  • Ability to develop and deliver sales presentations and negotiate contracts based on the needs of the client
  • Very strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Additional skills required include strategizing, marketing, networking and researching

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years sales experience, preferably in a media or agency environment
  • A clear understanding of current media trends on a local, regional, and national level
  • Strong persuasive verbal and written communication skills

Application Process:

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the job title and job location in the subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED. TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Sales Account Manager – Houston, Texas

Job Overview:

Texas Monthly has an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Account Manager to drive sales revenue for Texas Monthly within the Houston market. This role will be responsible for prospecting new business and growing pre-existing accounts with customized 360 degree solutions across print, digital, social, video, and experiential platforms at Texas Monthly.  The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the current media landscape, will have established relationships with senior marketers at local brands and agencies, and high level of comfort with networking and securing long-term partnerships in Houston.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage an existing portfolio of accounts with a focus on growth and development
  • Prospect and develop new business by cultivating high-level client relationships with a focus on consultative selling
  • Manage and maintain client relationships from initial contact through campaign completion
  • Work with Research and Marketing teams to create client proposals and solutions based on an in-depth knowledge of the client, the market place, and Texas Monthly’s products
  • Meet and exceed all sales quotas and goals as set by leadership
  • Attend weekly sales meetings and regular education opportunities
  • Report regularly to leadership on sales pipeline and partnership progress
  • Serve as a Texas Monthly ambassador within the Houston community by attending targeted events and continually networking

Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Highly- driven and goal-oriented
  • Self-motivated and with an ability to exercise independent judgment and solve problems while still able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Personable with superb people skills and a professional demeanor
  • Excellent presentation skills and a clear understanding of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to understand and sell complex ideas across multiple media platforms
  • Ability to develop and deliver sales presentations and negotiate contracts based on the needs of the client
  • Very strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Additional skills required include strategizing, marketing, networking and researching

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years sales experience, preferably in a media or agency environment
  • A clear understanding of current media trends on a local, regional, and national level
  • Strong persuasive verbal and written communication skills

Application Process:

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the job title and job location in the subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED. TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Office Coordinator

Job Overview:

Texas Monthly has an immediate opening for the position of Office Coordinator. In this role, you will be the primary front-of-office representative of the company for callers, visitors, and staff. Must be cheerful, outgoing, service-oriented, and organized. We need someone who will take the initiative in keeping our office running smoothly, as well as looking for opportunities to improve our work experience. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a break for lunch.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Welcoming guests and staff
  • Opening and closing the office daily – maintaining upkeep of kitchen, general office area
  • Assisting with basic Human Resources tasks as needed
  • Processing department invoices and maintaining the department budget
  • Submitting magazine copyrights and updating the masthead for each month’s issue of the magazine
  • Communicating general administration information to the staff
  • Serving as liaison with building management, security, and office vendors
  • Ordering office supplies and equipment as needed; managing parking allocations
  • Updating staff lists
  • Coordinate staff training courses and community service events
  • Coordinate monthly office parties

Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Multitask and manage time well
  • Professional communication skills and dress
  • A positive attitude in relationships and work
  • Proficiency in Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Aptitude for problem solving and assisting others
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

Education/Experience:

  • General administrative experience in a mid-sized company
  • Media company experience helpful
  • College degree preferred

Application Process:

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED. TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Internships

Internships are available each semester (fall, spring, and summer). All internships are unpaid and available only to undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited academic program at the time of the internship. Internship applications will only be considered if you are seeking an internship for credit or if you receive approval via a signed “Educational Endorsement” form from your university. For students at the University of Texas, only internships for credit will be considered. All internships include a 20 percent job-shadowing experience. If you are interested in gaining valuable experience in any of the departments listed below, please send a résumé and cover letter specifying the department(s) in which you would like to intern:

INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR
TEXAS MONTHLY
P.O. BOX 1569
AUSTIN, TEXAS
78767-1569

Fax to: 512-476-9007

Email to: [email protected]

Download our internship job descriptions here.