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Photo Internship

The Village Voice is looking for an intern (approx. 25 hours per week) that can work in the photo department for at least six months. The position is available NOW. The internship is a valuable hands-on learning experience for those who want to pursue the field of photojournalism. Although the internship is unpaid, the intern gets paid for assigned shoots, usually one per week. Applicant must have a basic understanding of Photoshop. Other responsibilities for the position include: helping to arrange photo shoots, scanning negatives for viewing/ editing purposes; photo trafficking: coordinating filing and return of photos to freelance photographers and agencies; photo research (via internet, phone calls) etc...

Please email a cover letter and resume to: photo@villagevoice.com or fax a cover letter and resume to the attention of PHOTO INTERN at 212-529-4590 or send a resume and examples of your work (CD or slides/ non returnable) to:

The Village Voice
Attn: Staci Schwartz
36 Cooper Square
4th Floor
New York, NY 10003


Marketing & Promotions Manager

The Village Voice seeks a marketing manager to devise and implement strategic marketing, sales and promotional initiatives. Responsibilities include: providing sales departments with pertinent information (sell sheets, brochures, promotional materials, etc.); creating & executing promotions; developing advertising campaigns; establishing relationships for cross-promotional opportunities; assist with the planning & execution of Voice produced events, conferences and trade shows; prospect, present and secure sponsors for Voice produced events. Candidates must have 4 years of marketing and/or promotions experience and possess strong organizational, written and verbal skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in various stages of development and work in a team environment. Experience with events, sponsorship sales and Media Research a +. BA/BS or equivalent experience required. COVER LETTER MUST INCLUDE SALARY HISTORY & REQUIREMENTS. We value diversity and all opportunities are equal.

Please submit cover letter and salary history to The Village Voice 36 Cooper Square, NY, NY 10003. Attn: HR Dept. FAX 212-475-8945 or hr@villagevoice.com.


Account Executive

If you have a successful track record in Travel and Education Advertising sales then check this out...

Weekly alternative newspaper has a unique and exciting opportunity in our Display Department. Candidate must be able to manage existing accounts while looking at ways to develop new ones. Must be able to work w/multiple products in a fast paced environment. Outside sales exp. required. Must have excellent communication skills, and be able to deal w/deadlines and customer demands. Bachelorâs degree with courses in marketing, sales techniques or equivalent work experience is necessary. Please email cover letter and resumes to hr@villagevoice.com of fax to (212) 475-8945. EOE


Advertising Sales Manager, Village Voice Online

We are seeking an Online Advertising Sales Manager to build and manage an account base for villagevoice.com and to partner with our print sales team to sell cross-platform advertising packages. Our online business is rapidly growing and evolving, and the person who fills this position will play an integral role in taking this business to the next level.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing sales strategy and target list
  • Cultivating relationships with agencies and clients
  • Prospecting and closing new business
  • Achieving sales goals
  • Training local sales reps to effectively pitch online advertising opportunities
  • Working with local and national print sales reps to develop cross-platform proposals and conduct sales pitches
  • Understanding clientsâ marketing objectives and creating innovative advertising solutions to help them achieve them

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following experience:

  • 3+ years in online advertising sales
  • Established relationships with interactive agencies
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and closing skills
  • Proven ability to exceed quota and maintain client base
  • Proven track record of new business development in the online arena with major accounts and agencies

And the following characteristics:

  • Motivated self-starter
  • Thrive in a rapidly evolving, new business environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a partner/team member
  • Highest level of professionalism and integrity
  • Flexibility to travel periodically

If interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to kwalsh@villagevoice.com. NO CALLS PLEASE!! We value diversity and all opportunities are equal.


Web Developer, Village Voice Online

The Village Voice seeks an experienced developer to work with us on a full-time or freelance basis to build and enhance small and large-scale applications for our website and internal products. We seek a motivated and creative individual who can take ownership of a few key projects and see them through to completion.

Strong and demonstrable skills in PHP, SQL, HTML, Javascript, Flash Actionscript, and CSS are required. Additional scripting experience in ASP, JSP, Perl, Shell, and FreeBSD/Unix/Linux are desirable.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in publishing and new media environments and will have familiarity with the technical requirements and pitfalls of high traffic web sites.

If interested and qualified, please send resume, cover letter with salary requirements and URLs with representative work to kwalsh@villagevoice.com. NO CALLS PLEASE!! We value diversity and all opportunities are equal.


Account Executive Geographic Territory/ Category Sales

The Village Voice has an immediate opening for an Account Executive in our Display Advertising Department.

The ideal candidate must have two or more years of display advertising sales experience, Bachelorâs degree with courses in marketing, sales techniques, psychology, or equivalent work experience. Good communication skills are necessary for establishing good rapport with accounts. Must feel comfortable making in-person sales calls to advertising agencies, advertising managers, etc. with the purpose of, making sales presentations. Must have experience in developing advertising strategies, layout and ad copy to increase sales from existing accounts. Must have the ability to attract new advertisers using various methods such as cold calling. Self-direction, attention to detail, good follow through skills are necessary. Must have knowledge of print advertising and production terminology. In addition, must have the ability to formulate and present structured presentations. Must have the ability to deal with deadlines and customer demands. Proven track record in meeting sales objectives required.

If you are interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter with salary history to HR@villagevoice.com or FAX to 212-475-8945. No phone calls please. We value diversity and all opportunities are equal.


Editorial Internship / Minority Writing Fellowship

To be considered for an editorial internship or the Minority Writing Fellowship, you must download the application (PDF format) and follow the submission instructions.

No phone calls or e-mail inquiries please.

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