If you are interested in applying for this position, click the link below to fill out an application. Please, no phone calls.

Now Hiring: Sales Representative

SLUG Magazine is looking for a full-time independent contractor to join our office team—immediately! If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your résumé to: jobs@slugmag.com; Attn: John Ford. Please, no phone calls.

This is a full-time position.


SLUG Magazine Sales Representative Job Description:

Reports to: Executive Editor, Community Development Manager and Events Coordinator (depending on the project)


Critical Tasks & Responsibilities:

•  Draft proposals, sales and sponsorship documents and contracts

•  Work with Community Development Team to ensure that all client contracts are fulfilled

•  Attend weekly sales meetings

•  Generate new client leads via email, in-person visits, social media, telephone and in-person networking

•   Sell and manage sponsorships for SLUG Magazine events

•   Work with SLUG’s Marketing Team to activate sponsorship benefits at SLUG events

•   Identify sales and sponsorship opportunities for current and emerging clients

•   Book appointments for SLUG’s Community Development Team by cold-calling, emailing and in-person networking

•   Work with Community Development Team to ensure company receives timely and accurate payments for services provided by reviewing contracts, maintaining relationships with clients’ accounting departments and instituting a payment and collections policy

•    Provide accurate and detailed billing and client collections

•    Maintain SLUG Magazine’s core values of quality and transparency

•    Represent SLUG Magazine at SLUG events and at community events

•    Assist the SLUG Magazine Team in continuing to build a quality, recognizable brand name

•    Develop and maintain partnerships with various local and national companies on behalf of SLUG Magazine



•   Strong organization, communication and social skills

•   Ability to befriend others easily

•   Professional comportment

•   Personal laptop

•   Ability to problem solve

•   SLUG Magazine reader

•   Working Knowledge of Adobe CS6, MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, Word Press, etc.

•   Have analytical abilities, teamwork capabilities and results-oriented mindset

•   2 to 4 years experience in sales preferred


Required Competencies:

•    Strong work ethic and dependability

•    Quick learner, adaptable

•    Maturity and ability to professionally represent our company, both on and off the clock

•    Excellent attention to detail

•    Strong communication skills for in-person, telephone and online sessions with individuals and groups

•    Manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities efficiently

•    Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

•    Ability to communicate with senior management

•    Strong written and verbal communication skills

•    Strong organizational skills


SLUG Magazine is an equal opportunity employer. SLUG Magazine will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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