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Careers

Let’s get connected! We’re always looking for great people to join our team as employees, interns, freelance writers and photographers.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Art Director

Are you someone with an excellent eye for design and layout who is a confident, forward-thinking and creative problem-solver and loves to dream about innovation and growth? If multitasking and doing your best work under pressure is your superpower, you will fit right in at Austin Woman.

We are looking for an Art Director with a minimum five (5) years of experience, preferably in print design, to work with a close-knit team. We are seeking someone who thrives on deadlines and is detailed and organized, easily juggling the many photos, stories and ads that come in each month.

Apply today by emailing a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the perfect fit for the Austin Woman team.

Indeed link: https://www.indeed.com/job/art-director-a2f1131e5873f486

Sales Account Executive

Job Description:

Are you ready to have a role where you can be passionate about what you do and make a difference in the community?

We are seeking a person who is enthusiastic, passionate, goal driven and hardworking, who is living in this vibrant marketplace and knows Austin’s culture. Must be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously, adhere to multiple deadlines and develop client/team relationships. This sales executive will be a hybrid role and responsible for selling across all platforms—digital, print and events. The ideal candidate must be innovative and creative in their approach and thrive in a fast-paced environment that is constantly evolving to fit the changing media landscape.

Account Executive Responsibilities:

  • Be enthusiastic, outgoing and have the desire to be an exceptional sales person;
  • Be a real “Hunter” and LOVE sales;
  • Successfully establish, develop and maintain positive client relationships;
  • Enjoy cold-calling and have the ability to close quickly, both in person and by phone;
  • Demonstrate the ability to present to agency media directors as well as business owners;
  • Present cost-benefit and needs analysis to existing and potential clients to meet their marketing efforts;
  • Develop and execute sales strategies with ability to exceed sales goals;
  • Work successfully across all functions to drive overall business strategies (editorial and creative);
  • Keep a positive, “can-do” attitude and be a team player;
  • Create great visibility and exposure throughout the marketing community;
  • Be a confident networker who showcases their passion and enthusiasm for the AW Media brand;

Requirements:

  • Proven sales experience as a top sales representative,
  • Organized multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment,
  • Highly motivated and goal driven with a proven track record,
  • Ability to create and deliver sales presentations tailored to the client’s needs,
  • Excellent relationship management skills and open to feedback.

Candidates with a good history of successful sales will be considered.

Please send a resume and cover letter “selling” us on your expertise and passion to sales@awmediainc.com.

GENERAL INQUIRIES

Advertising: sales@awmediainc.com
Events & Partnerships: marketing@awmediainc.com
Article submissions: submissions@awmediainc.com
Calendar entries: calendar@awmediainc.com

Now accepting applications for 2021 internships.

All internships are unpaid. 

Editorial Internship

We rely on our editorial interns to help us find and tell the stories of all the incredible women in Austin. While our internship is unpaid, interns have the opportunity to write several stories per month for web and print. We also require our interns to work from our office to experience the process of creating a magazine and provide mentorship through our weekly intern meetings with the editorial team. This is a learning environment, so our goal is to help our interns identify their writing strengths, overcome their weaknesses and gain experience with magazine reporting and writing. We’re happy to work with schools to provide class credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch monthly story ideas for web and print
  • Attend weekly intern meetings
  • Choose one day a week to work one-on-one for two hours
  • Write at least one article for print every month and at least two web articles per month
  • Meet deadlines

Requirements:

  • Writing experience,
  • Availability for weekly meetings and time in the office,
  • Ability to meet deadlines,
  • Passion for Austin and journalism,
  • Knowledge of Austin a plus

The editorial internship application is OPEN. Please send your resume to cy@awmediainc.com for future opportunities.

Marketing and Events Internship

The marketing and events intern will assist in the creation, coordination and implementation of Austin Woman marketing campaigns and events while always looking for other ways to promote awareness and build relationships. They will report directly to the director of events and brand strategy working cross-functionally with the editorial team and production coordinator on various initiatives and content needs. Austin area based candidates preferred but open to remote for the right fit.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, research and create multimedia content for Austin Woman digital communications platforms including our social media, newsletters, website and social platform AW Connects
  • Manage content calendars
  • Increase community engagement on social media platforms and AW Connects
  • Stay knowledgeable about the culture in Austin and unique community offerings
  • Assist with event prep including promotions and outreach, vendor tracking and research
  • Attend AW events and assist in set up, management and break down
  • Deliver exceptional hospitality to our community, your fellow teammates, and all of our vendors and partners
  • Other duties as assigned

Must-Haves:

  • Passion for Austin Woman mission to inspire, celebrate and support the diverse community of womxn in Austin and its surrounding cities
  • Comfort working independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Love engaging with people and building relationships
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends (advance notice will be given)

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Access to a car,
  • Multimedia production experience (video, audio, image, design),
  • Familiarity with current softwares (Google Drive, Dropbox, Slack, Planoly, Mailchimp, BetterUnite, Trello)

Benefits:

  • Gain experience and insights into marketing within the media industry
  • Engagement with Austin’s vibrant and diverse community of womxn
  • Project based portfolio building
  • Attend Austin Woman and partner events
  • Working with a team of like-minded passionate people!

The marketing and events internship application for Austin Woman is CLOSED.

Graphic Design Internship

Description:

Work directly with the director of events and brand strategy and editorial team to design graphics for social media, web and print. Interns working for school credit or portfolio building strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Stay in communication with AW team about assignments
  • Design graphics for the print magazine and for the website

Requirements:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite,
  • Take direction well,
  • Comfortable working independently,
  • Passion for storytelling through graphic design

The graphic design internship application for Austin Woman is CLOSED.

Photography Internship

Description:

Work directly with the creative director and editorial team to take pictures for web and print.

Responsibilities:

  • Stay in communication with AW team about assignments
  • Take pictures for the print magazine and for the website
  • Attend cover photoshoots

Requirements:

  • Experience with photography,
  • Video skills a plus,
  • Editing experience,
  • Comfortable directing a photoshoot,
  • Familiar with Adobe software,
  • Self-starter,
  • Passion for storytelling through photography

The photography internship application for Austin Woman is CLOSED. Please send your resume plus your portfolio to info@awmediainc.com 

Office Administration Internship

Description:

The Office Admin will assist in the daily tasks for office administration and

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the digital issue upload every month via WordPress
  • Organization around the office
  • Maintaining the Dropbox and Google Drive folders
  • Standardizing office processes and protocols
  • Answering the phone and interacting with clients
  • Running office errands and distributing magazines to new locations

Requirements:

  • Impressive organizational skills,
  • Ability to multitask,
  • Great written and verbal communication skills

The office administration internship application for Austin Woman is CLOSED. 

Interested in working with us but don’t see the right position for you?

Please submit your resume to info@awmediainc.com

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