CAREERS

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

VistaGraphics is always looking for bright, highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the Advertising Sales, Marketing fields or are looking for Internships for college credit or on-the-job-experience.

VistaGraphics Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Web Dept. Employment Opportunities

1. Junior Level Web Developer:

Immediate Opening for an In-House Junior Web Developer with Experience in WordPress. This is not a remote position.

Job Position:
Must be proficient in building websites in WordPress, building from an existing theme and then customizing with all website assets, incorporating content, content management, and launch of websites. We are NOT looking for a high-end developer or programmer, but someone who knows the ins and outs of WordPress and similar platforms and is skilled in creating cohesive, aesthetic designs.

Basic skills in SEO are preferred. This position will assess all of our corporate websites and tools to recommend keywords, link strategies, and web analytics. Basic skills in PPC Campaigns are preferred but not required.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in using and building WordPress Websites (using and installing themes, child themes, plugins, etc.)
  • Proficient in PhotoShop with an eye for composition and color
  • Experience in CSS and HTML (editing and creating custom)
  • Drupal knowledge a bonus but not required. Experience with other Content Management Systems.
  • Basic skills in Google Adwords, SEO, PPC Campaigns, etc.
  • Basic skills in Google and Bing’s services, including Analytics and Webmaster Tools.
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to provide multiple examples of recent web design work

Additional requirements:
Must have good communication skills, organization skills and work well in a team setting. There will often-times be more than one project going at the same time, so ability to organize and manage tasks is a must.

Email resume with a link to your portfolio and/or recent work to Chris Murphy at cmurphy@vgnet.com

NOTE:
No candidates will be considered without examples of recent web design work.

Sales Employment Opportunities

1. Account Executive:
Responsible for the on-going and daily sales and territory activities for defined territories. These activities include all issues regarding sales, production, collections, distribution of publications and customer service to hospitality related accounts and prospects and distribution, merchandising responsibility for specific publications. Sales growth within territory is expected to grow by expanding our current base and by exploiting the opportunities that exist for our various products with our current base. The position of sales reports to the Sales Manager regarding performance against sales goals, distribution, collections and production. A challenging position that covers a wide array of responsibilities especially deadlines with outside clients. Must convey excellent communication skills, ability to handle diligently multiple tasks and deadlines, and convey confidence when representing products.
Submit resume to Paul Brannock, Vice President of Sales at paul@vgnet.com.

 

2. Associate Account Executive:
Similar responsibilities ad Account Executive, however markets are on a smaller scale and territories may include special assignment sales initiatives. This position requires extensive, short-term weekly travel to markets and/or assignments. Specific tasks include all those of Account Executive; however the need may arise to deliver magazines when needed. Overall, this dynamic position is training to become an Account Executive. Compensation is salary based until promoted to Account Executive whereas compensation becomes unlimited based upon performance.
Submit resume to Paul Brannock, Vice President of Sales at paul@vgnet.com.

Internship Opportunities

1. Editorial Intern
Coastal Virginia Magazine is seeking motivated and outgoing interns for the Editorial Department during Spring 2018, Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 semesters. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assembling the Datebook calendar of events, writing/updating editorial for Visitors Guides publications, acquiring images/art, general research and fact checking, assisting in copy editing and proofing pages, helping with large-scale projects and events and general administrative duties. There also may be opportunities to write for the publication. Ideal candidates are college sophomores, juniors or seniors. Experience writing and editing preferred. Internship is unpaid and dates/hours are flexible, although a minimum of 16 hours a week is ideal. Submit resume and writing samples to Angela Blue at angela@vgnet.com

 

2. Web Editorial Intern
Coastal Virginia Magazine is seeking a motivated and outgoing intern for the Web Editorial Department during the Spring 2018, Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 semesters. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: writing content/editing/gathering images for two weekly e-newsletters and one monthly newsletter; helping to maintain the Facebook and twitter pages; research and fact checking; assisting in copy editing and proofing articles; helping with large-scale projects, events and photo shoots; and general administrative duties. There also may be opportunities to write for the publication and/or the website. Ideal candidates are college sophomores, juniors or seniors. Experience with social media sites, writing and editing preferred. Internship is unpaid and dates/hours are flexible. Submit resume and writing samples to Angela Blue at angela@vgnet.com

 

3. Web Design/Development Intern
VistaGraphics is looking for creative college students who would like hands-on web design/development experience. Duties include updating content on existing websites using HTML, content management systems, Dreamweaver and CSS. Required Skills: HTML (hand-coding). Working knowledge of Photoshop (image resizing, cropping, laying out graphics, optimizing), Dreamweaver, WordPress, CSS or Text Wrangler. Useful skills: Search Engine Optimization skills and Social Media knowledge a plus. Internship is an unpaid position and dates/hours are flexible. Submit resume to Chris Murphy, Web Creative Director at cmurphy@vgnet.com

 

4. Graphic Design Intern
Job Duties: Incorporating creative skills, commercial/advertising awareness, and proficient knowledge of design software (specifically including Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) to develop materials for clients and company projects. Projects include but are not limited to event promotions and signage, banner ads, print ad design and page layout. Job Requirements: An internship with the design department is unpaid, but 3 credit hours are normally given to student and requires 16 hours per week minimum, schedule to be determined. Skills/Qualifications: Graphic Design Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Team Mentality, Desktop Publishing Tools. Submit resume to Holly Watters, at holly@vgnet.com

 

5. Media Sales Intern
Local regional publisher of print and electronic media offers a 120 semester hour internship. Duties will range from prospecting to database management to inside/outside sales opportunities. Overall the program will provide hands-on experience that will help students gain an insight into the normal duties and expectations of business to business development. Submit resume to Paul Brannock, Vice President of Sales at paul@vgnet.com.

 

6. Freelance Photographer
Experienced freelance photographer needed for Visitors Guide publications. Must own equipment including lights, cameras, lenses. Will be required to work in the liaison with other professional sales team. Skills Required:

  • Capture photographs for high end print publications, shooting in Raw files
  • Studio-style product photography, much of it on location
  • Photo editing, CS6 preferred
  • Show initiative, with the ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Works well under pressure and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

Submit resume to Holly Watters, at holly@vgnet.com

UPDATED JUNE 2018