Marketing Copywriter

FT—Reston VA
Intermarkets is looking for an experienced digital advertising copywriter whose style and disposition are professional, friendly, and positive. Candidate must be able to write concisely and intelligently about Intermarkets’ products, services, and brand. The ideal candidate will remain true to our brand while also integrating the latest marketplace trends. This person will be expected to conceptualize, write, and revise copy for web and print materials. This is a full-time position working out of the Reston office.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all marketing copy including: website, online ads, print ads, brochures, PowerPoints, etc.
  • Creates and schedules content for Intermarkets’ social media pages including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and the Intermarkets’ blog
  • Writes clear, concise, and strategic copy that supports key marketing and messaging initiatives, and drives business results
  • Writes audience-centric copy that uses the appropriate voice for a particular customer, audience, or industry
  • Follows company best practices and style guide
  • Works with other departments as necessary to create content, strategize, and fulfill marketing needs
Professional Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Two plus years of copywriter experience in the digital (online) advertising industry
  • B2B & B2C copywriting experience a plus
  • Experience writing for a variety of media and audiences
  • Exceptional editorial skills
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual able to complete assigned tasks within appropriate timeframes in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Works well in collaborative, innovative environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive, optimistic and enthusiastic
  • Good sense of humor

To Apply: Please email your resume, three to five relevant writing samples, AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, “Marketing Copywriter” to be considered for this position.



IT Project Coordinator

FT—Reston VA
Intermarkets is looking for an IT Project Coordinator to aid with the full scope delivery of both small and large IT projects. The IT Project Coordinator will work with the Director of Technology to organize, lead and manage projects from inception to completion. This role requires a highly organized, detail-oriented professional who will utilize their knowledge of IT terms, engineering basics, and IT technologies to manage multiple projects at one time. This is a full-time position working out of Intermarkets’ Reston office.

Responsibilities
  • Assists the Director of Technology with project management tasks including schedule creation, task assignment and follow-up
  • Drafts project meeting summaries and is responsible for tracking action items for follow-up
  • Assists with technical writing and/or document creation related to technical projects or upcoming company business proposals
  • Performs testing
  • Interfaces with business stakeholders and technical resources/vendors to ensure requests are fully understood and documented
  • Serves as primary project point of contact for all internal parties affected by the project including Business Development, Strategic Media and IT
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables
  • Tracks vendor schedules and tasks and reviews vendor deliverables
  • Provides internal technical and analytical guidance to other departments
  • Other duties as assigned
Professional Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field or commensurate experience    
  • At least 2-3 years technical (IT/Development) project management experience including managing IT projects, system integrations, and/or software development
  • At least 2-3 years additional technical (IT/Support) experience
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies required
  • Experience creating and editing technical, project and user documentation
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
Personal Attributes
  • Detail-oriented and able to reprioritize dynamically to respond to changing business needs
  • Able to work closely with geographically dispersed teams and multiple vendors
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, "IT Project Coordinator" to be considered for this position.


Content Creator

FT—Reston, VA (preferred)
Intermarkets is a digital media company that has served conservative publications for well over a decade. In 2014, we launched three of our own socially-driven news publications which now boast more than 3m Facebook fans and drive 20m+ monthly site visitors. Our editorial team publishes more than 600 articles, 1,500 social media posts, and 4 million emails every month. We need a strong conservative voice with digital savvy to join our team and contribute to our efforts to take these publications to the next level. This addition to our existing talent mix could allow us to even launch additional publications!

Our core audience of omnivores enjoys informative stories, entertaining videos, and witty memes across the gamut of digital platforms. We are looking for a smart and engaging content creator who is politically tuned and knows how to not only connect with our audience, but also make them want to share our content. The ideal candidate is someone who can both produce compelling content and effectively promote it. This person has the skills and desire to help build-out content sharing channels to expand our audience and further establish these young, dynamic brands. This position is full-time and can be based out of our Reston, VA office (preferred) or remote.

A Content Creator will collaborate with our team of media professionals in a multimedia environment to plan, write, design, edit, upload, and promote compelling content that represents the voice of our owned and operated publications. This team member will produce high quality, engaging content for websites, newsletters, and social media platforms that results in positive user experiences and traffic to our properties. A Content Creator must understand our audience and digital content consumption behavior in order to effectively create and promote both written and visual content. This role will leverage copywriting, creative, content marketing, and social media skills in order to positively impact growth, authenticity, and awareness of our brands’ reputation and readership. This position reports to the Content Manager.

Responsibilities
  • Research and identify topics and news stories relevant to our brand(s) and valuable to our readers
  • Write, edit, and produce articles with attention-grabbing, SEO-friendly headlines for publications as assigned
  • Write, edit and publish social media posts designed to drive audience engagement
  • Act as the voice of our publication(s) on Twitter
  • Conceptualize and create visual memes and community focused posts for social media
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of advertising campaigns on Facebook
  • Design and implement strategies to grow our audience on Twitter and other social platforms
  • Leverage connections and content marketing expertise to help establish and grow audience channels
  • Assist with the implementation/optimization of and follow SEO best practices
  • Generally create and promote content that positions our brands as high-value, nationally ranked social news sites
  • Generate ideas for articles, features, and new elements for websites, email, and social platforms
  • Produce timely results while working effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Assist with ongoing branding and market awareness campaigns
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing and sales team on understanding our audiences
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues to promote collaboration and efficiencies
  • Maintain up-to-date and extensive knowledge of the digital media industry and publishing trends
  • Stay current with relevant technical skills, processes, and policies
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
Professional Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media, or similar discipline preferred. A track record of excellence in a related field may substitute for formal education.
  • Professional experience with social media and blogging
  • Strong copywriting and proofing skills
  • Compelling story-telling ability and engaging headline writing
  • Working understanding of SEO techniques
  • In touch with current events and American politics
  • Able to understand and connect with an audience – even if perspectives differ
  • Outstanding skills in MS Office and WordPress; HTML editing and design software proficiency a strong plus
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual able to complete assigned tasks within appropriate timeframes in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Accepts direction and constructive criticism
  • Works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented diverse environment
  • High standards of integrity, responsibility, and respect
  • Positive and optimistic

To Apply: Please email your resume AND a custom cover letter to hr@intermarkets.net. The subject line should state, “Content Creator” to be considered for this position.


Digital Media Sales and Account Management Professionals

We are looking for sales professionals and account managers who share our passion for extraordinary growth and reward. This position requires innovative problem solving, intelligent risk taking, and genuine curiosity. Successful applicants must demonstrate leadership, drive, ambition, and the desire to excel.

Currently we are seeking:
  • Senior Account Executives: Minimum 6+ Years Media/Online Experience
  • Account Executives: Minimum 2+ Years Media/Online Experience
  • Account Managers: Minimum 2+ Years Media/Online Experience
Responsibilities
  • Nurture and grow revenue with all accounts
  • Portray and fulfill a consultative, customer-focused approach
Professional Requirements
  • Experience in media sales, media buying, advertising or agency sales experience
  • Experience in the digital media/online advertising industry strongly preferred
  • A history of consistent job performance growth
  • Track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales goals and/or job performance metrics
  • Effective communication and follow-up skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Task- and results-oriented
  • Working knowledge of SalesForce
Personal Attributes
  • Team approach
  • A “can do” attitude
  • Passion and genuine curiosity
  • Self-starting leadership

To Apply: Send us your resume, cover letter, and three sales accomplishments that validate your track record as a smart, aggressive, and honest sales person. Send these materials tohr@intermarkets.net, along with a paragraph or two detailing why we should schedule an interview with you. The subject line must state which position you’re applying for—senior, account executive, or junior—in order to be considered.