About Surface Media
Surface Media is a storytelling company that looks at the world through the lens of design. It includes print magazines Surface and Watch Journal; a digital platform at surfacemag.com; social media accounts and email newsletters with significant followings; a custom publishing division; a leading-edge consulting and custom projects arm, Surface Studios; and a highly regarded events program. Surface is launching several new initiatives and is looking for creative, motivated, and industrious individuals to join our growing team.
The Design Dispatch (110,000+ opt-in subscribers) is our weekly dose of essential news stories covering the world of design. The plan: turn the Design Dispatch into a high-growth daily newsletter startup under the Surface Media umbrella. We are seeking an entrepreneurial sales- leader to help us monetize and grow of this exciting new media platform.
- Secure newsletter sponsor/advertising partners: lead prospect research and sales outreach, building client pipeline and close monthly sales targets
- Work with Design Dispatch Editor and Surface creative team to create and schedule brand partner advertisements
- Track campaign results/metrics and report to brand partners
- Work with the Design Dispatch Editor to evolve newsletter editorial content in ways that strengthen subscriber engagement
- Work with marketing team to ideate and execute newsletter subscriber acquisition strategies
- 2-5 years relevant B2B sales experience within digital media, eCommerce or startup worlds
- Daily email newsletter business/industry knowledge/experience a plus (Daily Skimm, Morning Brew, Need2Know, Business of Fashion, etc.)
- Knowledge of and a passion for the creative industries, e.g., design, fashion, art, architecture, etc.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Able to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
- Positive, well organized and go-getter mentality
- Proficiency with CRM tools
TO APPLY MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
2) Cover letter
3) Salary requirements