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Oct 08, 2015
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Seeking Chief Editor

The ideal candidate will have excellent creative, line editing and writing skills, detailed organization and management skills, a passion for food, and 5+ years of editing/publishing experience (magazine style preferred), as well as a strong culinary knowledge (culinary school or professional cooking experience, food publishing is a plus). Please, only Editors with 5yrs experience need apply. This is a chance to work with a small, talented, and dynamic group, and get your hands into every part of the business.

Primary Objectives: To oversee the day-to-day operations of the editorial department of Sauce Magazine and to direct editorial content of its media entities, Print and Digital.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Ensures that editorial is in line with its mission, reflects the voice of the magazine’s brand and aligns with the targeted readership.

Oversee the production of editorial content from idea generation to press, in print magazine, ancillary products and online. Ensures magazine releases on time and is of top quality and error free.
Lead creative meetings
Serves as end-all on stories that run: decision making on story direction
Oversee editorial budget management
Oversee creation of and maintenance of production and content schedules
Assign/manage key stories (The List, Ones to Watch, feature stories)
Oversees key photo shoots (covers)
Approve changes to in-house style guide
Work with Publisher on ancillary products, from feasibility to content direction
Oversee/assist in creation of new forms of content such as new sections, themed issues or e-blasts
Ensure any client issues are handled in relation to editorial
Informs and updates Publisher weekly on status of editorial department
Oversee editorial staff, including all editorial and art teams
Meet with staffers regularly for feedback/updates
Evaluate staffer performance in annual reviews
Hire, coach and terminate staffers as needed
Maintain relationships with key freelancers
Problem-solve any inter-departmental workflow or staffing issues with Publisher
Direct and contribute to Scoop and Writing assignments as needed
Represent Sauce Magazine in public sector
Media appearances and attend invites
Represent Sauce at events and other social functions
Maintain relationships with sources, clients and PR contact
Voice and direct radio partner programs

Qualified applicants are requested to send resume, salary requirements, references, writing samples to Publisher at amace@saucemagazine.com Please no phone calls.

Seeking Advertising Sales Executive

Sauce is currently seeking a full-time and part-time Advertising Account executives experienced in media sales.
The right individual will help clients grow their business while working from a home and in the home office.
Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, independent-minded sales people who can help build a successful brand and build relationships with clients.
Job Description
• Prospect and discover new clients and create new sources of revenue
• Build relationships quickly with new and existing clients that will allow us to serve them better
• Maintain and grow revenue from existing clients
Specific Responsibilities
• Assist in developing and implementing creative sales strategies
• Build strategic alliances with both new and existing clients to increase revenue
• Contact with customers via in-person interaction, telephone and written correspondence via mail and email Travel to visit clients and make proposals, as needed
• Prior media sales training & sales experience
• 1 year Media sales & marketing experience preferred, please do not apply if you do not have this.
• College degree
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Strategic planning skills
• Superior presentation, verbal & written communication skills
• Excellent consultative selling skills
• Analytical ability
• Strong listening skills
• Demonstrated ability to close sales deals
• Strong computer skills for needed programs such as Word and Excel, web-based sales software.
• Medical insurance
• Generous first-year Paid-Time-Off policy
• Work from home option
• Control over your own schedule
• Work with a creative, award-winning group of people
• Small, owner-involved company means flexibility and fast decisions
• Company has grown consistently since starting in 1999, which means increasing opportunities for the right person
• Flexibility on the work arrangement; such as an independent contractor or an employee with benefits will also be considered.

Please send resume and references to-- amace@saucemagazine.com
Please no phone calls.

Ongoing search:

Seeking freelance writers and editors

Sauce Magazine, St. Louis' premier culinary magazine, is seeking writers and editors to work on a freelance basis. The ideal candidate will be creative, enthusiastic and motivated. Applicants should have a background or educational degree in journalism, strong AP knowledge, experience working with deadlines and experience writing and or editing for magazines, newspapers and/or professional blogs. You will be given the opportunity to pitch story ideas and contribute a variety of food- and drink-related articles to be published in print and online. A passion for and knowledge the culinary world is helpful. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and published clips to Editorial at employment@saucemagazine.com.

Advertising Production Designer

Accepting resumes for file.

Job functions revolve around the print issues and monthly online advertising related workflows.

This person will work a 25-35 hour work week and handle banner ad production and creation and handling layout of ads and other day to day operations required within the production department.

In conjunction with the Art Director and Advertising Sales Manager, the Advertising Production Designer will perform the following established job tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned:
- E-mail template production
- Perform all desktop functions for the creation and manipulation of ads using Adobe CS3
- Material handling: preflight and proof
- Prepare ad layouts for print issues
- Upload of print advertising materials
- Work with both internal and outside customers/ sales staff.
- Perform other tasks as requested by production staff and/ or Advertising Director

Required Skills:

- Effective Multi tasker
- Production workflow knowledge
- Customer service skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word; Excel; Adobe In Design, Photoshop
- Proficiency in HTML and Flash preferred
Competitive hourly wage and benefits provided
Contact Allyson Mace at amace@saucemagazine.com
Portfolio and Resume required.
Please no phone calls.

Seeking freelance photographers and videographers please send portfolio and resume to creative@saucemagazine.com
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