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We’re putting together a Dream Team!

It’s not just a job, it’s a career. A lot of companies talk about culture… their amazing office, fun events and of course perks. While we love these things as much as the next startup… we look at culture a bit differently. We believe it’s about bringing together people who enjoy each other’s company and respect each other’s skills and talents. It’s about working alongside people you rely on to challenge you one moment, then inspire innovation the next, both professionally and socially.

We concept, source and put fun into nearly everything we touch. That’s how we ensure that every product we offer is something we’d want to share with our friends. That pride and innovation spills into everything we do. Because when you care, it shows.

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Working here is very challenging, but you’ll absolutely love it. We’re creating a culture that rewards bright, driven, and fun-loving people. We take our work seriously. But ourselves? Not so much.

Current Job Openings:

 

VP of Sales and Relationships

Cheer Media is looking for a talented individual with a passion for relationships. Ideal candidate must be able to multi-task while also hitting goals and working on a range of projects at the same time.

The VP of Sales and Relationships reports directly to the CEO. This person, under guidance of the CEO, will be responsible for growing sales revenue, building internal marketing plans, budgeting, developing promotions, leading initiatives, and completing sales contracts and insertion orders. Additionally, the VP of Sales and Relationships will track sales goals, develop and manage a sales team, and compose email and text-based communications.

Ideal candidates will have experience in sales and/or marketing with a knowledge of the cheerleading market; event planning or sports marketing experience; a thick skin and able to work at a fast pace while juggling multiple tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of administrative, sales and director support duties for CEO
  • Draft and, with guidance, execute unique, comprehensive sales and revenue building campaigns for designated Cheer Media Brands
  • Coordinate, hire and manage an internal sales team and marketing team
  • Oversee and further develop internal Event Team program including enlisting volunteers, developing rewards programs, identifying strongest and most consistent team members and utilizing them accordingly, maintain regular communication, maximize in-venue presence and branding, work with CEO to expand growth on a national level.
  • Lead event team efforts including:
    monthly event planning, database management, job assignments, materials orders, photo and report collection
  • Create and grow targeted newsletters directed to the Cheer Media clients
  • Work closely with CEO to create and implement promotions and programs
  • Coordinate and oversee all design needs with graphic designer to create impactful sales and marketing materials.
  • Proof design of all print editorial/ads/flyers/posters for accuracy
  • Maintain multiple internal databases
  • Organize server, folders and show information, keeping it continually maintained and updated
  • Accounts payable (check all invoices against show files & code for payment)
  • Assist in securing promotional proposals as needed
  • Represent Marketing Department at events including coordination of on-site promotions
  • Assist in additional duties as needed
  • Ability to work extended hours, including weekends and evenings is required (as dictated by event dates, deadlines, etc.)
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements for corporate, strategic and marketing information
  • Experience with marketing and/or promotions including, but not limited to, radio, TV, print, outdoor and online, is a plus

Skills & Qualities Desired:

  • Existing relationships that can build your professional career
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of the Cheerleading Industry
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Education & Knowledge Desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Prior experience in event assisting/planning or marketing experience within an entertainment, sports or public assembly facility setting
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve independently
  • Ability to work in a very busy, high-pressure, small-team setting

Send us your resume and/or portfolio samples, with DREAM TEAM in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

 

Editor

Cheer Media is seeking to hire an Editor for Cheer Magazine and CheerDaily.com, the worldwide leader in cheerleading news. The editor is an ideas generator, coach to the content team, and all-around cheerleading content expert who makes sure all stories and content are best in class and relevant to athletes, coaches, and fans.

The ideal candidate is a passionate and curious subject matter expert, who is excited at the prospect of crafting all types of content about cheer, and a world rich with stories, celebrities, events, and history.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conceptualize, create and develop quality web content, both written and video, around the key athletes, personalities, and programs in cheer.
  • Travel to top cheer and dance competitions in the country and abroad to provide compelling on-site written and video coverage including but not limited to interviews, recaps, analysis, and features.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Cheer Magazine team in Atlanta to ensure that all content complies with Cheer Media’s brand and style guidelines.
  • To lead and participate in content meetings and to provide detailed feedback on audience engagement/experience.
  • Manage contributor-submitted content from freelance writers and editors.
  • Be able to handle multiple projects regarding general content, subscription and sales initiatives and deliver required assets on deadline.
  • Keeping abreast of the current and developing storylines in cheer to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Identify and leverage influencers on social media to maximize our content distribution and reach.
  • Understand best practices in content development across devices, channels, and mediums.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Must be an expert in the world of cheerleading and have your finger on the pulse of the community we’re serving.
  • Superior written and verbal communication, including strong editing, grammar and proofreading skills; a good listener.
  • You thrive on being the first to break a story and out scoop other media organizations.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; Proven ability to collaborate and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Possess critical thinking, analytical and creative talent to develop a concept, idea, fact or content into a strong visual presentation on tight deadlines.
  • Must understand the value of leveraging social media to promoting content and drive traffic. You know the right levers to pull to increase the visibility of content on social media.
  • Ability to interact with senior management. Ability to work independently.  Team player who also demonstrates leadership skills in a matrix-managed organization.
  • You thrive on developing new ideas, and you’re excited to roll up your sleeves and execute on them.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college (e.g. B.A., B.S.) required.

DESIRED

  • Highly organized, self-motivated and adaptable to change.
  • Knowledge of HTML, photo editing tools (e.g. Photoshop, Pixelmator) and MS Office.
  • Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.
  • Knowledge of video editing tools (Final Cut, Premier, Avid) preferred.

GOALS

Your performance will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Quality and volume of content produced
Overall traffic growth goals

Send us your resume and/or portfolio samples, with DREAM TEAM in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

 

 

Internships

  • Social Media
  • Design & Production
  • Editorial
  • Marketing
  • Video / Creative

You have the opportunity to work alongside the creative team on a wide range of super awesome projects. Our interns are usually seniors or recent graduates as they need to be pretty skilled for the type of work we do. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and design production skills. Must be available to work at least 3 days a week, otherwise you can’t expect to really learn/do anything. Send us your resume and portfolio samples, with INTERNSHIP in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

 

 

Writers & Contributors

Love Creative Writing? Cheer Media is looking for a contributors with a passion for writing. Send us your resume and portfolio samples, with CONTRIBUTOR in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

 

 

Graphic Designer

Have a passion for design? Cheer Media is looking for a talented individual with a passion for design with others, while also hitting goals and working on a range of projects at the same time. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and design production skills. Send us your resume and portfolio samples, with CREATIVE DESIGNER in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

 

 

Marketing Coordinator

Love Marketing? Cheer Media is looking for a talented individual with a passion for marketing. Must be able to multi-task while also hitting goals and working on a range of projects at the same time.

The Marketing Coordinator reports directly to the CEO. This person, under guidance of the CEO, will be responsible for communicating event marketing plans, budgeting advertising spends, developing promotions, leading initiatives, and scheduling of social media updates as requested. Additionally, the Marketing Coordinator will track marketing spends and compose email and text-based communications.

Ideal candidates will have experience in marketing with a knowledge of the cheerleading market; event planning or sports marketing experience; a thick skin and able to work at a fast pace while juggling multiple tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of administrative and marketing support duties for CEO and VP of Sales
  • Draft and, with guidance, execute unique, comprehensive marketing and promotional campaigns for designated Cheer Media Brands
  • Coordinate and execute creative and strategic social media marketing campaigns across all platforms including but not limited to:
    Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Tumblr that engage fans, build fan base and raise show awareness
  • Oversee and further develop internal Event Team program including enlisting volunteers, developing rewards programs, identifying strongest and most consistent team members and utilizing them accordingly, maintain regular communication, maximize in-venue presence and branding,  work with CEO and VP of Sales to expand growth on a national level.
  • Lead event team efforts including:
    monthly event planning, database management, job assignments, materials orders, photo and report collection
  • Create and grow targeted newsletters directed to the Cheer Media databases
  • Work closely with CEO and VP of Sales to create and implement promotions and programs
  • Coordinate giveaway promotions with various outlets, fulfilling and executing promotional campaigns that maximize exposure.
  • Coordinate and oversee all design needs with graphic designer to create impactful marketing materials.
  • Proof design of all print editorial/ads/flyers/posters for accuracy
  • Maintain multiple internal databases
  • Organize server, folders and show information, keeping it continually maintained and updated
  • Accounts payable (check all invoices against show files & code for payment)
  • Assist in securing promotional proposals as needed
  • Represent Marketing Department at events including coordination of on-site promotions
  • Assist in additional duties as needed
  • Ability to work extended hours, including weekends and evenings is required (as dictated by event dates, deadlines, etc.)
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements for corporate, strategic and marketing information
  • Experience with marketing promotions including, but not limited to, radio, TV, print, outdoor and online, is a plus

Skills & Qualities Desired :

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of the Cheerleading Industry
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Education & Knowledge Desired

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Prior experience in event assisting/planning or marketing experience within an entertainment, sports or public assembly facility setting
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve independently
  • Ability to work in a very busy, high-pressure, small-team setting

Send us your resume and/or portfolio samples, with DREAM TEAM in the subject line. We’ll email you back if we see you as a candidate. No calls please. NOTE: you will not be considered without sharing examples of your work.

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