To apply please submit your resume to jobs@slugmag.com with Operations Coordinator in the subject line. Please no phone calls.

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

Overview:

Applicants should provide a proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision, problemsolve and have an excellent track record in client/customer satisfaction.

Operations Coordinator is responsible for managing administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operations, community development outreach, marketing and distribution of SLUG Magazine.

Responsibilities:

Day-to-Day Operations

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

–Attend weekly office meetings

–Support the SLUG team to implement and maintain consistent systems of digital organization

–Work with SLUG Magazine Team to fulfill social media needs internally and externally for SLUG’s editorial, advertising and sponsorships needs

–Manage Office Lunch and Office Chore Division among Office Staff

–Archive Localized Posters, Event Signage and Magazines as needed

Distribution of SLUG Magazine

–Recruit, hire and manage SLUG’s part-time delivery drivers

–Ensure delivery of SLUG Magazine, along with any additional distribution jobs/projects according to predetermined deadlines

–Provide accurate and detailed distribution reports

–Identify new locations for SLUG Magazine distribution

–Establish and maintain business relationships with local business owners on behalf of SLUG’s community development department

–Pick up/take SLUG Merchandise from/to distributors or printers

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

Community Development Outreach

–Assist Community Development and Editorial departments in the maintenance of SLUG Magazine’s digital Daily Calendar

–Assist the Community Development Team in drafting proposals, sales or sponsorship documents and contracts

–Identify sales/sponsorship and distribution opportunities for current and emerging clients

–Perform operational duties with SLUGMag.com and SLUG Magazine

–Book appointments for SLUG’s Community Development Team by coldcalling, emailing and in-person networking

Marketing

–Develop new systems for tracking the success of community event participation

–Promote events where the SLUG Magazine booth is booked

–Develop new programming activities for the SLUG Magazine event booth

–Develop new systems for inventory management of SLUG merchandise

–Monitor SLUG Team’s use of social media

–Represent SLUG Magazine and actively reach out to the community at local events

–Assist the SLUG Magazine Events Coordinator as needed, including but not limited to: maintaining/organizing inventory, helping with social media marketing of SLUG Events

–Communicate with SLUG’s Event Team regarding client activation and sponsorship in/of events

–Work with Executive Editor, Community Development Manager and Lead Designer to ensure all SLUG branded event websites are updated

–Assist the SLUG Magazine team in continuing to to build a quality, recognizable brand name

Qualifications:

–Current Driver’s License, insurance and clean driving record

–Able to use personal car for company work; mileage will be reimbursed

–Strong organizational, communicational and social skills

–Experience with social media and marketing preferred

–Professional comportment

–Ability to problem solve

–SLUG Magazine reader

–Working Knowledge of Adobe CS6, MS Word, Excel, Google Docs, WordPress, etc.

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

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