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In Denver, Westword is more than an iconic print newspaper or must-read website. It’s the place people go to find out what’s happening and how they can be a part of it – and where hundreds of local businesses have forged strategic marketing partnerships by leveraging our reach, relationships and digital marketing division, V Digital Services. Whether on social media, mobile devices, laptops, at our live events or via our industry leading SEO services, readers, advertisers and agency clients alike know they can count on us to help them thrive in the Mile High City.
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Our Mission

is to be the VOICE of our communities, clients and partners by using our multimedia platforms to communicate, inform and connect brands to audiences.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe every team member, reader, customer and partner should have a VOICE and be heard. Our differences are a reflection of the communities we serve and we are committed to creating an environment of inclusion, diversity, empowerment and equality. We are at our best when all our team members are respected and included regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and national origin.

Our Values

At Voice Media Group, we’re driven by our core values: using innovation, integrity, collaboration and transparency to power partnerships and progress.

How We Work

Editorial

Westword has been Denver's leading independent news source since 1977. Every day, we publish original reporting and compelling writing on local news, restaurants, music, marijuana, arts and culture, providing a vital resource for readers who want to understand and engage with their community.

Sales

Westword’s sales department comprises driven and energetic individuals who offer our diverse range of clients a variety of marketing solutions. We continue to launch new products to meet our clients’ needs -- whether it's driving new business, general branding campaigns or advertising events.

Marketing

Westword’s marketing team oversees the planning and execution of our annual signature events and all of Westword’s efforts, including promotion of clients and daily engagement with our readers.

Production

Our production department works closely with both the sales and marketing teams to create innovative campaigns for our clients and partners.

What We Offer

We take pride in providing a work environment that takes care of our team, supports their health and financial well-being, and balances work goals with life goals.

Our Benefits

We offer an array of competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, AD&D, supplemental accidental, life insurance, flex spending accounts - health/medical reimbursement and dependent care, and employee assistance programs.

Holidays & Vacation

Paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and newborn and adoption leave. We reward loyalty with additional vacation – stay for 4 years and earn up to 4 weeks paid vacation.

Wellness & Connection

Home and auto program, legal services plan, pet insurance, employee referral program, employee recognition program, trip reduction program and incentives.

Towards Your Future

401(k) Retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program and more!

On The Go!

Explore the City with our Street Team.

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Culture + People

Looking for an energized and engaged workspace – along with the opportunity to have a little fun? Westword is a place where innovative and ambitious spirits thrive and creative minds flourish. Our commitment to professional excellence and personal growth in a mindful and supportive environment make us a natural destination for people who love Denver as much as we do and want to make a difference.

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  • Account Manager

    Denver | Account Management
    Account Manager

    Denver Westword / V Digital Services is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual for an Account Manager that is willing to go the extra mile towards ensuring client success! In this support role you will be a key contributor to the sales organization by positively impacting client services and client retention.

    As an Account Manager, you will…
    ● Be a key point of contact for clients and internal fulfillment team
    ● Build and maintain solid, trusting relationships for long term client success
    ● Communicate regularly with clients on the performance of their campaigns
    ● Demonstrate understanding of traditional and digital media and effectively communicate knowledge with clients
    ● Participate in monthly progression calls with clients and fulfillment team.
    ● Review the results and make suggestions to improve campaigns as needed with the internal fulfillment team
    ● Traffic ads for print & digital advertising campaigns; keep up with moving deadlines.
    ● Assist in campaign implementation, to include ad creative design, pixel implementation and setting up the proper conversion tracking
    ● Draft copy for advertisements (print & digital), event listings, contests & promotions.
    ● Deliver campaign ideas to graphic designers for advertisement creation.
    ● Prepare sales presentations and proposals.
    ● Produce reporting bi-monthly reports, end of campaign recap reports and accommodate reporting requests.
    ● Book new and incremental buys with internal team and, set up deadlines/schedules for clients
    ● Work with internal business department on client invoicing/payment schedules
    ● Work closely with the sales rep on buys, upcoming events/issues, fulfillment of buys.
    ● Help with any client needs quickly and efficiently
    ● This is an extremely fast-paced environment with daily deadlines. The successful candidate will need to learn the role quickly and will be able to thrive under pressure.

    Requirements
    ● 2 years digital sales or account management experience
    ● Knowledge of Organic SEO, Local SEO, basic web analytics
    ● Knowledge of Paid Media (PPC, GDN, YouTube & Programmatic) and success metrics
    ● Knowledge of social media platforms, and social analytics
    ● Highly organized, above average attention to detail and strong analytical skills
    ● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    ● Superior time management skills
    ● Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines
    ● Proficiency in Excel & Powerpoint required and Google Sheets

    We offer a competitive base salary plus commissions, and career growth opportunities in a fun, fast paced work environment. We also offer a full benefits package to include medical, dental, 401k, flex spending, paid vacation & more! Please note: this is not a remote position. The salary range is $60,000 - $70,000+ based on experience.

    If you are a success-driven, hard-working individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and wants to join a dynamic, fun team then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

    Interested candidates please send your resume to: [email protected]

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • News Editor

    Denver | Editorial
    Westword, the brash and independent voice of Denver journalism since  1977, is looking for a news editor to lead and manage the award-winning reporting team at this iconic alt-weekly turned digital powerhouse. The ideal candidate for the job will have at least three years of editorial management experience and a firm basis in SEO and social media strategies. Also required: an instinctual knack for daily digital journalism, the judgment and temperament to supervise and motivate reporters, and the ability to write and edit quickly while maintaining high standards. This is a full-time office job that reports directly to the editor-in-chief. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off, 401K, flexible spending accounts, medical/dental/vision insurance. Salary range is 65K-75K, depending on experience. Serious applicants should email a cover letter, resume and clips to:  [email protected]

     
  • Street Team

    Denver | Marketing
    Street Team is Hiring

    Become a part of Westword’s Street Team!
    We are seeking energetic, outgoing, and dependable, individuals to represent Westword and other cool, local companies.
    Fun, part-time work awaits you!

    Send resume to [email protected]
  • Digital Sales Coordinator

    Denver | Sales
    V Digital Services (VDS) is a digital marketing agency looking for an experienced, hyper organized, digitally savvy coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be eager & energetic, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and passionate about digital marketing, social media and analytics.

    We’ll need you to hit the ground running – so if you know what PPC, SEM, SEO, CPM and UTM stand for – then keep reading!

    In this position you will report directly to the Vice President of Sales at VDS. This is a unique chance to have high-level executive management access and gain tremendous learning experience. The Digital Sales Coordinator is a unique role in that you will get to work with multiple internal departments and teams as well as be client-facing. Responsibilities include:

    Sales Team Support
    ● Prepare sales presentations, sales sheets, and Digital Marketing proposals
    ● Assist all VDS Direct Sales Digital Sales Directors with meeting prep, Sales communication, contract management and fulfilment.
    ● Track campaign status, monitor campaign performance and identify optimization opportunities
    ● Develop an online digital library of sales assets from training documents, proposals, agreements and reporting.
    ● Integrate with Team Boost to assist in developing Digital Strategy for prospective campaigns and provide health check’s mid-way through active campaigns.
    ● Work with Graphic Designers to create campaign artwork
    ● Build campaign schedules/ calendars
    ● Maintain communication between the Client and our teams: Sales Management Team, Fulfilment Team, Digital Sales Director, and Management.
    ● Assist in reviewing campaign metrics, identify wins and build campaign recaps and facilitate case study development with Marketing.
    ● Participate in on-boarding and/or progression calls when requested by the Vice President for any Digital Sales Director. This is a conduit link between Sales, Client and AM and is needed when personnel might be travelling and unavailable.
    ● Other as assigned

    Management Support
    Some of the duties may include:

    • Produce weekly/monthly reports on KPI performance of Digital Sales Directors
    • Track sales progress/goals for the VDS Direct Sales team
    • Monitor monthly bookings/billing to identify discrepancies
    • Work on Revenue Management with VP of Sales and Finance team (aging reports)
    • Identify industry news articles, important bits of information to share with the greater good of the VDS Direct Sales team
    • Always be open to feedback, coaching and training
    • Other duties as assigned


    Must Have
    • Exceptional organizational and prioritizing skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
    • Creative thinking, analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
    • A strong desire to be challenged and constantly improving
    • Dependable Transportation, Valid Driver’s License and Insurance
    • Digital Marketing Certifications, and familiarity with industry tools and resources like Search Engine Land, WooRank, Ahrefs, Google Analytics, WordPress, SEM Rush, etc. are a PLUS!

    We Provide
    • A fun, exciting, casual work environment
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance and 401(k)
    • Paid time off and bonus time off
    • Quarterly team-building events

    If you are interested, please contact us by: Emailing your resume to [email protected]

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

  • Drivers

    Denver | Circulation
    Drivers

    Westword Route Drivers wanted.
    Earn extra money on Wednesdays
    and deliver Westword to your favorite part of town.
    Truck, van or SUV preferred.
    Proof of insurance & clean/current MVR is required.
    Please email your contact info to [email protected]