Careers at Philadelphia Magazine

Managing Editor, Creative Services

Philadelphia and Boston magazines have an immediate opening for a Managing Editor in the Creative Services department in Philadelphia. This person will play an integral role in the management of paid sponsor content sections for both city magazines and will work with our content writers, art directors, marketing and client services teams.

The person in this role needs to be a strong project manager and communicator, with impeccable organizational skills. In addition, they must be a grammar czar and extremely detail-oriented, and have experience working with style guides and brand standards.

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and managing timelines and deadlines for all sponsor content for Philadelphia and Boston magazines, including but not limited to advertorials, special advertising sections and custom client projects.
  • Communicating content line-up, timelines and deadlines with marketing, sales and client services department.
  • Prioritizing competing project deadlines for the creative services department.
  • Assist editorial director with editorial vision for large custom-content projects.
  • Writing in-book sponsor content as needed and work with designers to execute projects.
  • Managing freelancers and review freelance copy.
  • Working with marketing and sales teams to develop content ideas for client proposals.
  • Working with production department on custom-content placement for each issue.
  • Copyediting sponsor content before files are released to production.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA Required
  • 2-4 years magazine experience (managing editor or sponsor content experience a plus).
  • Highly organized with excellent project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize.
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Problem-solver who is able to switch gears as needed and keep a team on task.
  • Experience managing freelancers or interns.
  • Some travel to Boston a possibility.

Please submit cover letter, resume, clips and salary requirements ataulane@phillymag.com. Applications will not be considered without salary requirements. Metrocorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Associate Art Director

The Associate Art Director is a Philadelphia based position supporting Philadelphia and Boston magazines, reporting to the Creative Director of Creative Services. This person will play an integral role in the conceptual development of projects across print, digital and experiential. The Creative Services team is responsible for maintaining the Philadelphia and Boston magazine brands as well as coming up with unique and engaging solutions for clients. This is a unique role that combines agency style work with brand work through the lens of a modern media company.

The Associate Art Director will be responsible for print projects ranging from, but not limited to, sales and marketing materials, event collateral and promotion, in-book materials and client projects. This role will also help to support City/Studio, an in-house creative and custom content studio and the newest addition to the Philly Mag/ Boston Mag family.

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Working closely with the Marketing, Events and Audience Departments to execute projects for events, client projects and promotional campaigns. Items include but are not limited to:
    • Marketing promotional ads
    • Formatted in-book advertising and advertorial sections
    • Maintaining and updating of sales materials
    • Event branding and collateral
    • Direct mail pieces
    • Templates for sales materials and presentations (sell sheets, proposal templates in power point, media kits)
    • High-level mock-ups for larger sales and City/Studio proposals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, take direction, work independently and adhere to quick-turn around deadlines

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA Required
  • 2-4 years of design experience
  • Skills/Qualifications: Knowledgeable in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with print magazine design work, deadlines and process as well as marketing and branding experience
  • Graphic Design Skills, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Team Mentality, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Collaborative and can adapt to client and senior management direction

Send your résumé, portfolio PDF or link, and salary requirements to bmcardle@phillymag.com. Applications will not be considered without portfolio AND salary requirements. Metrocorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Digital Designer/Front End Developer

The Digital Designer/Front End Developer is a Philadelphia based position supporting Philadelphia and Boston magazines and reporting to the Creative Director of Creative Services. This person will play an integral role in the conceptual development, design and production of digital projects supporting brand and client initiatives. We are looking for someone who is first and foremost a digital designer with excellent UI/UX experience, but also has HTML/CSS skills and can bring their designs to life, a self-starter who can take a project from concept to final product and can bring strategic ideas to the table to improve our brand and product offerings.

The Creative Services team is responsible for maintaining the Philadelphia and Boston magazine brands as well as coming up with unique and engaging solutions for clients. This is a unique role that combines agency style work with brand work through the lens of a modern media company.

This position will be responsible for digital projects ranging from, but are not limited to, sales and marketing materials, digital event collateral and promotion, e-blasts, banner ads and microsites. This role will also help to support City/Studio, an in-house creative custom content studio and the newest addition to the Philly Mag/ Boston Mag family.

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Working closely with the Marketing, Events and Audience Departments to execute projects for events, client projects and promotional campaigns. Items include but are not limited to:
    • Digital banner ads, email blasts, social media and microsite design
    • Microsite and email blasts coding
    • Templates for sales materials and presentations
    • High-level mock-ups for larger sales and City/Studio proposals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, take direction, work independently and adhere to quick-turn around deadlines
  • This role is located in our Philadelphia office but will support both Philadelphia and Boston magazines.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA Required
  • 2-4 years of design experience
  • Skills/Qualifications: Knowledgeable in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML5, CSS3 and Microsoft Office. Video experience is a plus.
  • Graphic Design Skills, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Team Mentality, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Collaborative and can adapt to client and senior management direction

Send your résumé, portfolio PDF or link, and salary requirements to bmcardle@phillymag.com. Applications will not be considered without portfolio AND salary requirements. Metrocorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Other Employment Opportunities

For more information about current full-time employment opportunities or to send a résumé, please contact Alexandra Nodiff at jobs@phillymag.com. Metrocorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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