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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.

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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.

  • Digital Strategist

    Denver | Marketing
    V Digital Services has an immediate opening on their elite,purpose-built team of digital marketing strategists for premium level accounts. Our Digital Strategists spearhead key account development with key salespeople. Our Digital Strategists also engage in limited account management and frequently interact with the fulfillment teams – throughout the sales process and beyond the close.

    The Digital Strategist is responsible for the successful creation of digital strategies for key accounts ($10k+ Per Month), combining an in-depth knowledge of client business objectives, digital strategies, and the competitive landscape with digital marketing expertise to deliver effective strategic advertising recommendations.

    The Digital Strategist will be fully engaged in these types of activities:
    ● Working with the Director of Strategy & Sales Engineering Manager, partner with our national sales reps, from discovery to close on strategic development & sales of premium accounts (budgets of $10k+ Per Month).
    ● Develop customized, holistic, integrated marketing strategies for premium level accounts:
    ○ Determine overall media mix & create compelling strategic visions for premium-level clients based on client discovery and goals.
    ○ Utilize analysis of historical/market/competitor data and target audience research to create strategies based in a best practices approach across all advertising tactics including paid search & social ads, programmatic advertising, first party data targeting, organic/local SEO & organic social strategy.
    ○ Work within client’s annual marketing budget to strategically allocate budgets across all media platforms with attention to trends, purchasing cycles & goals.
    ● Deliver strategies via in-depth, structured project plan presentations (created in canva), ensuring deadlines are met.
    ● Utilize knowledge of the customer journey to answer key client questions.

    ● Drive development of strong, trusting relationships between clients, sales and agency teams.

    Skills and Qualifications:
    ● 1-3 years experience in digital marketing. Client-facing experience preferred.
    ● Strong Canva/Powerpoint presentation building skills. .
    ● Ability to work with a diverse range of personalities.
    ● Ability to work across multiple projects at once.
    ● Ability to focus and work under pressure during tight deadlines with humor, tact, and professionalism.
    ● Experience with Salesforce is a plus.

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

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



  • Sales Engineering Manager

    Denver | Marketing
    V Digital Services has an immediate opening in their elite, purpose-built Premium accounts division for a Sales Engineering Manager. The Sales Engineering Manager spearheads key account development with key salespeople. They will also engage in limited account management and frequently interact with agency leadership, sales management, sales & fulfillment teams – throughout the sales process and beyond the close.

    The Sales Engineering Manager is responsible for managing premium account pipelines & goals, along with the successful creation of digital strategies for key accounts ($10k+ Per Month), combining an in-depth knowledge of client business objectives, digital strategies, and the competitive landscape with digital marketing expertise to deliver effective strategic advertising recommendations.

    This role requires an innovator, trendsetter and progressive thinker who can connect digital to all other aspects of a client business and drive growth opportunities. Must have strong sales, leadership and presentation skills, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable leading teams & making decisions.


    The Sales Engineering Manager will report to the Director of Strategy & be fully engaged in activities such as, but not limited to, the following:

    ● Lead premium account sales ($10k+ per month) from discovery to close, partnering with sales reps nationally.
    ● Clearly define client needs & goals, conceptualize strategies and make recommendations that drive innovation.
    ● Serve as an enterprise sales, sales engineering & strategy thought leader in our organization by keeping up with technology & digital trends and experimenting with new tools and techniques to improve strategic output.
    ● Develop customized, holistic, integrated marketing strategies for premium level accounts:
    ○ Determine overall media mix & create compelling strategic visions for premium-level clients based on client discovery and goals.
    ○ Utilize analysis of historical/market/competitor data and target audience research to create strategies based in an expert, best practices approach across all advertising tactics including paid search & social ads, programmatic advertising, first party data targeting, organic/local SEO & organic social strategy.
    ○ Work within client’s annual marketing budget to strategically allocate budgets across all media platforms with attention to revenue goals, historical/seasonal trends, consumer purchasing cycles and planned product launches to drive success and meet client’s monthly/quarterly/annual goals.
    ● Deliver strategies via in-depth, high-quality structured project plan proposals & presentations (created in canva), ensuring timelines & deadlines are met.
    ● Utilize knowledge of the customer journey to answer key client questions, such as how brands are communicated and experienced through advertising touchpoints, and how digital interactions fit into broader customer experiences.

    ● Operate at the intersection of marketing strategy, sales, business & technology to drive development of strong, trusting relationships between clients, sales and agency teams, providing leadership and support during strategy, ideation, and execution.
    ● Act as a conductor, working with sales management teams to lead sales reps to meet premium account sales goals nationally.
    ● Manage premium sales operations, pipeline and revenue forecasting via salesforce and roll up regularly to key stakeholders.


    Skills and Qualifications:
    ● 3+ years of experience in a digital marketing or sales role. Client-facing experience a must. Experience in a leadership/management role is a plus.
    ● Possess or willingness to develop strong sales & leadership skills.
    ● Sales acumen & proficient knowledge in integrated marketing strategy, paid media (SEM, social & programmatic advertising), organic SEO, local SEO, organic social strategy, google ads, google analytics & performance data analysis & optimization.
    ● Strong Canva/Powerpoint presentation skills a must.
    ● Ability to work with a diverse range of personalities.
    ● Ability to work across multiple projects at once.
    ● Ability to focus and work under pressure during tight deadlines with humor, tact, and professionalism.
    ● Superior communication and presentation skills, both internal and client-facing.
    ● Strong attention to detail, relationship management, organizational and project management skills.
    ● Ability to work effectively with a variety of internal teams including sales, sales leadership, agency fulfillment and agency leadership.
    ● Ability to identify opportunities for growth and incremental opportunities for current clients.
    ● Coachable, with the desire to learn and grow quickly.
    ● Creative, adaptable, proactive, driven and self-motivated.
    ● Experience with Salesforce a plus.

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

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.
  • Digital Sales Executive

    Denver | Sales
    Are you seeking a fast-paced, high-activity sales position? Are you a hunter who's ready to close big business in a competitive environment? We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual who will drive digital sales. By creating successful campaigns for clients, the Digital Sales Executive ensures growth within the business and retains clients for future campaigns.

    This position is one of the most vital in the company, and we pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results. Our portfolio of solutions includes digital products that are designed to get results such as SEO, PPC, Paid Media, Display Advertising, Social Media, Programmatic, Retargeting, IP Targeting, E-mail, Mobile Advertising, Web Design, Content Production and more.

    The Digital Sales Executive plays an important role in our business by meeting quick deadlines, keeping a full pipeline, managing sales activity, and communicating regularly with upper management. Attention to detail, staying informed of digital advertising best practices, and having a passion for all things digital are critical aspects of the position.
    The Digital Sales Executive will:
    • Prospect digital advertisers and aggressively pursue and close new business
    • Possess a Hunter Mentality. This position is not about managing a book of business, it is about identifying opportunities and closing new sales.
    • Provide strategic advice and help SMB to enterprise businesses get the best ROI on their advertising investment by working closely with them in a consultative role.
    • Acquire an intimate knowledge of our capabilities, specifically within our programmatic platforms, Paid Media and SEO.
    • Be able to interpret market-analytics data and convey campaign wins to clients in order to retain clients and grow existing clients' monthly investments.

    Qualifications
    • Minimum 5 years experience in digital media sales, media sales, or consultative B2B sales with SMB to enterprise businesses (required)
    • Proven prospecting and new business development skills - a true Hunter's mentality.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills - a dynamic, strong, relationship builder.
    • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
    • Passion, desire and motivation to sell digital products.
    • Strong work ethic with the ability to work under pressure, organize and prioritize responsibilities
    • Has demonstrative relationships with business owners, marketing directors, networking groups, and the community.



    Additional Information


    We Provide:
    • A portfolio of solutions for every clients needs with precision targeting
    • A fun and exciting work environment
    • Base salary + Commission + Bonus opportunities with a 1st year potential of $75K-$100K
    • Unlimited earning potential
    • Ongoing Sales Training
    • A career path in sales and management
    • Medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance and 401(k)


    If this sounds like a good fit, please email your resume and cover letter to us at [email protected]


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

  • 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 five 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 newsroom-based position 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]

  • Event Marketing Manager

    Denver | Marketing
    The Event Marketing Manager will participate in the strategy, development and execution of Voice Events & Entertainment’s growing portfolio of signature events – including national and regional events – with a focus on attendee experience, business impact and ROI.
    This position will have end-to-end responsibility for Identifying, managing & executing ticket strategies, media plans and marketing initiatives for all events.

    The ideal candidate should have the ability to see the big picture while simultaneously maintaining an astute attention to detail and the ability to execute with excellence. In addition to extensive event marketing experience, this position requires excellent project management and strong communication and organizational skills.

    Responsibilities:
    · Work closely with internal stakeholders to define and understand each event’s unique goals and objectives.
    · Support the overall strategic event plan, themes and experience.
    · Collaborate with key stakeholders across company departments.
    · Define event metrics and performance targets and connect to business results.
    · Determine fiscal requirements and preparation of budgetary recommendations, manage budget.
    · Meet and/or exceed revenue targets and drive customer advocacy
    · Coordinate with internal teams to secure event creative and content, including marketing assets, web and multimedia content.
    · Assist in development of experiential activations
    · Support sponsorship sales and leverage opportunities to their full potential
    · Develop and manage media plans

    Requirements/Qualifications:
    · 5-7 years of experience in event marketing, management and development, preferably B2C.
    · Strong project management and organizational skills.
    · Excellent post-event reporting and analytics skills.
    · Ability to think creatively, be innovative, and deliver a “WOW” event experience.
    · Demonstrated ability to align strategies with tactics and manage/orchestrate team resources to a timeline/deadline.
    · Understanding of working within ticketing platforms.
    · Experience with implementing omni-channel marketing plans within traditional and digital marketing channels.
    · Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    · Strong leadership and management skills.
    · Exceptional program and budget management, negotiation, and organizational skills.
    · Experience in contract negotiation.
    · Proven track record of event planning.
    · Ability to work cross-functionally to reach common project goals.
    · Travel required.
    · BA/BS degree required.

    In addition to a competitive salary of $55K to $65K and a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401(k) savings plan, paid holidays & paid time off), Voice Media Group also supports continued education with opportunity for career growth.

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

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

  • Multi Media Advertising Sales Executive

    Denver | Sales
    We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a career in media sales. The media industry is in an exciting state of change and Westword is growing exponentially. As such, we need a highly ambitious sales person with a desire to exceed sales goals and grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results.

    This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions including newspaper, specialty publications, digital display, SEO, PPC, paid media, social media, mobile, programmatic, IP targeting, e-mail, mobile advertising, website development and local services with a primary responsibility of acquiring new clients. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.
    We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives and career growth opportunities. You can expect to make between $50K - $70K your first year.

    We also offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.

    Qualifications:
    A proven track record in sales
    Highly motivated and results-oriented
    Ability to self-generate leads
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
    Strong customer service skills
    Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
    Entrepreneurial spirit
    Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus.

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


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

    Denver | Marketing

    Street Team is Hiring!

    Become a part of Westword's Street Team.

    We are seeking energetic, outgoing, dependable individuals to represent Westword and
    other dynamic, local companies.

    Send us your resume today to: [email protected]
  • Digital Marketing Client Success Manager

    Denver | Account Management
    Who You Are: You're digitally savvy, hyper-organized, eager and energetic. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and you're passionate about digital marketing and analytics. You have "it" -- no, not the Stephen King novel. "It," that hard-to-define quality that makes you stand out. The thing inside you that keeps you hungry and driven to succeed wherever you go. It.

    Who We Are: V Digital Services is one of the fastest-growing digital marketing agencies in the country, specializing in Organic SEO, Local SEO, Paid Media/SEM, Social Media, and Web Development. Our team of digital strategists work with small, mid-sized, and enterprise-level businesses across every industry to help them reach more customers and grow.

    The Role: The Digital Marketing Client Success Manager role will drive the success of our clients and sales team, handling complex, high-touch campaigns in respect to SEO, SEM, Social Media, Programmatic, and Web Development. As the centralized point of contact for both the client and internal team members, the Client Success Manager is directly responsible for the relationship, project management, campaign performance and overall success of the client. It is their objective to provide exceptional customer service, a high level of communication, build strong client relationships, and deliver a quality product that retains the client on a monthly basis.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Act as the face of the agency to all clients and as the client advocate to internal team members
    • Effectively manage multi-channel strategies and products for high-spending clients that are results / ROI driven
    • Set and hit client targets for both traffic and ROI through in-depth campaign strategy
    • Project manage all campaign tasking, timeline and budgets for all campaigns
    • Serve as a thought leader and client advocate for all active campaigns
    • Utilize data to effectively report back to the client on performance with strong storytelling skills
    Requirements
    • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Self-motivated, self-starter and ability to independently execute with minimal supervision in a fast-paced agency environment with rapidly changing priorities
    • Superb organization and time management skills with strong attention to detail
    • Deadline driven attitude that ensures due dates are met 100% of the time
    • Experience working professionally with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads, Facebook Business Manager, Wordpress and Ecommerce Platforms a plus
    • Previous agency experience a plus

    Why Us?: Besides the competitive salary and benefits packages, V Digital Services is truly a family. We hire the best and brightest--our people are smart, driven, and passionate. We learn from each other, we respect each other, we push each other and we get better because of each other. We put our people first. This is a place where you will be welcomed, challenged respectfully, and will ultimately learn more here than you've learned at any previous job you've had before.

    Let's grow together.

    https://www.vdigitalservices.com
    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

    Benefits:
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance
    Schedule:
    • Monday to Friday
    Supplemental pay types:
    • Bonus pay

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

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

    Denver | Circulation
    Drivers


    Looking for a fun side hustle?
    Westword Route Drivers wanted.
    Earn extra money on Wednesdays
    and deliver Westword to your favorite part of town.
    Reliable vehicle, proof of insurance & clean / current MVR is required.
    Please email your contact info to [email protected]
    or call 303-293-3590.