OPPORTUNITIES WITH EDIBLE CHICAGO
ADVERTISING SALES DIRECTOR(s)
Edible Chicago is an eight year, award winning high quality publication that focuses on our unique, vibrant food and farm culture in Chicago and our surrounding communities. Our mission is to educate and encourage consumption of regionally produced and/or organic food and beverages from family farm and independent artisans.
We are presently looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and qualified Advertising Sales Director(s) to help us grow to the next level. We are looking to create a comprehensive Dine and Drink Local listing, expand newsstand sales and increase our display advertising in both print and digital platforms. Candidate(s) must be a natural networker, goal oriented and willing to work independently from a home office, have at least three years of outside sales experience, possess a proven track record for attracting and retaining accounts, not shy about cold calling, and have the ability to schedule face to face presentations and negotiate contracts. An ideal candidate would be a someone with a background in print or multi-platform media advertising and a passion for improving our local food system. A knowledge of Chicago's food and drink industry a plus.
This is a part-time, commission based only position with a real opportunity for growth potential. Looking for the sales person who is based in the Chicago area and willing to commit to at least six months with us to build a solid foundation of new advertising accounts. If you think you're the ideal person to join our team, email with a letter of interest and resume to Ann Flood at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please email your inquiry, no phone calls.
We are always looking for friendly, responsible volunteers with an interest in representing our magazine at farmers markets, selling subscriptions at functions, dropping off magazines to neighborhood food or drink events, or getting them to local shops beyond our circulation. Volunteers will receive a free Edible Chicago t-shirt and a guaranteed good feeling for their efforts. Contact Ann Flood at email@example.com to express an interest and how you can help us expand our audience reach. Please email your inquiry, no phone calls.
Depending on our editorial needs each issue, we do look for local, seasoned voices to contribute to our mission either in print or on our website blog: bloggers, home cooks or chefs, gardeners and farmers, book authors, policy advocates, educators and other food professionals with a gift for writing and expressing their own views. Original recipes and photographs also considered depending on our editorial needs. Please email your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org.