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Available Positions

Freelance Writers

Join us in celebrating Michigan and inspiring people to love where you live!™

Calling all wordsmiths with a passion for Michigan and a flair for storytelling! We are on the lookout for talented freelance writers to join our dynamic team of writers. As a Freelance Writer, you will have the opportunity to explore and express the diverse facets of Michigan's vibrant lifestyle scene. From captivating profiles of local personalities to trend-spotting in cultural hotspots, you'll play a key role in shaping the narrative of our magazine. If you have a keen eye for detail, a love for creative expression, and an innate curiosity for all things Michigan, we want to hear from you. Join us in crafting compelling stories that resonate with our readers and celebrate the essence of living in the Great Lakes State.

Email two writing samples in any genre. Be sure to include "Freelance Writer" in the subject line. In the email, provide any specific areas you are interested in writing about. Refer to our website to reference our main categories. We have dozens of sub-category options. We are very interested in those who are interested in writing about arts and culture and lifestyle.

Business Development: Advertising Sales Representatives

Join us in celebrating Michigan and inspiring people to love where you live!™

LIVE. LOVE. LOCAL. MICHIGAN™ is a print and digital platform Celebrating Michigan with Amazing Adventures, Stunning Photography, High-Profile Content & More.

We are currently hiring self-starting and competitive Independent Advertising Sales Representatives.

This is a remote position. Work from your own home or office and set your own schedule. You can be located anywhere in Michigan.

Successful candidates will play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious client acquisition and revenue growth objectives. You must be comfortable making dozens of calls per day (telephone and in-person), to set face-to-face or online meetings to generate interest in our platform and close sales.

At LIVE. LOVE. LOCAL. MICHIGAN™ we have an unwavering commitment to experiencing and celebrating all that Michigan has to offer and sharing this with our subscribers and online users, inspiring Michiganders to love where you live!™

We provide our readers with a centralized resource for adventure, food, lifestyle, news, events, information, resources, and a place to build community.

Qualifications

• Must have an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work independently and as part of a team with accountability for results.

• Must be able to make a great first impression and build instant rapport.

• Must enjoy hunting sales and have enthusiasm for making dozens of calls per day (telephone and in-person) to set face-to-face and online meetings to close sales.

• Must demonstrate good judgment and consistent professionalism while working with all members of the business community.

• Must be concise and confident in asking for the sale, with the ability to close.

• Personality: driven to succeed, empathy, compassion, and a fun-loving spirit that connects with people.

• College degree preferably in areas of marketing, advertising, business, or similar; or equivalent experience and skills gained through years of practice.

• Previous and successful outside sales experience in advertising sales, marketing role, or similar.

• You must have your own computer, internet service and phone.

• You must provide your own vehicle for travel to sales appointments. Some travel is most likely required unless you book all sales meetings as virtual meetings.

Responsibilities

• Offer Michigan businesses with a multi-channel branding program that places them directly in front of the local audiences they serve that both celebrates all that Michigan has to offer and inspires the Michigan community to love where you live!™

• Provide Michigan businesses with the opportunity to eliminate the noise and advertise like national brands through our online and print platforms, community gatherings (events), and SPEND LOCAL MICHIGAN™ Giveaways.

• Cultivate prospects and meet face-to-face or online with Michigan business owners to present advertising partnership opportunities.

• Prospect, create, and manage your own database of prospective clients.

• Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients.

• Provide updates on sales to the editor-in-chief or sales manager. Benefits

Benefits

• Enjoy an uncapped minimum 10% commission revenue model on all sales with a draw (advance) against commission compensation model to start. For the first 90 days, you are paid a biweekly minimum set draw. After 90 days, you are paid a biweekly set draw (advance) based on your realistic sales goals until you meet sales goal. Goals adjusted quarterly.

• Enjoy the opportunity to increase commission to 17% month-to-month if goals are continuously met.

• “Pay on Paid” annual retroactive bonus of 1.5% of sales sold and collected.

• After 90 days, you will receive healthcare benefits as if you were a full-time employee.

• Tremendous opportunity for growth – your income potential is up to you.

• This is a remote position. Work from your own home or office and set your own schedule. You can be located anywhere in Michigan.

• Part of an experienced team of publishers, photographers, writers, and editors with an unwavering commitment to celebrating Michigan and inspiring Michiganders to love where you live!™

• This is a 100% commission-based, independent contractor position with the potential for unlimited growth and uncapped commissions.

If you are a self-starter with a passion for sales, building community, and a desire to succeed, we encourage you to apply.

To Apply, email your resume with a cover letter. Be sure to follow the instructions below for the cover letter. Include "Advertising Sales Rep" in the subject line. Seeking immediate hires.

Important Instructions for Cover Letter

In your cover letter, please explain why you think you would be highly successful with advertising sales with us. Provide details about your skillset, desire to succeed at sales and what you like about sales.