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SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER – Immediately

The Pitch is looking for someone to join our team!

The ideal candidate will be able to conduct a needs analysis and sell a variety of print and online services across all Pitch platforms. This will include food week events, live events, online promotions, print advertising, email newsletters, sponsored content, digital sponsorships, and more.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build and manage a book of business with national and Kansas City-based advertisers.
  • Hit sales goals set monthly
  • Create and maintain relationships with customers to better understand and achieve their needs
  • Attend Pitch events and assist Director of Marketing with tasks related to live events
  • Manage creative requests from clients using existing processes set in place
  • Update the Hubspot CRM with pertinent notes related to clients and sales
  • Meet print and digital deadlines
  • Collect payments or credit card information from clients

Qualifications include:

  • Previous account management experience
  • Previous local media sales experience
  • Google Docs experience
  • Hubspot experience
  • Demonstrate articulate writing and phone skills
  • Ability to cold call successfully
  • Articulate and well-accustomed to a client-facing role

Benefts:

Pays base salary and commissions, with ramp-up pay

Benefits package available, including health, dental, and vision insurance

Flexible time off! Take the vacation of your dreams. We just ask that you get your job done.

Unlimited mediocre coffee

Other random Pitch perks may be included!

Please send resume to stephanie @ thepitchkc.com


DESIGN INTERNSHIP – Summer 2020 – Applications Closed

The Pitch is looking for a design intern for the fall of 2020. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. Much of our design happens out-of-house, so we are looking for applicants who are driven and independent designers looking for hands-on experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing spot-ads for potential and current clients
  • Designing a feature spread for the print magazine
  • Designing graphics for editorial stories
  • Assisting our Designers with promotional material for events
  • Working with multimedia intern to develop social media campaigns
  • Creating assets for social media posts across all Pitch platforms

Applications due by August 21. Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Send applications to kelcie @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.


EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP – Fall 2020 – Applications Closed

The Pitch is looking for a story-hungry intern for the fall of 2020. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want journalists and writers with unlimited curiosity who wants to expand their portfolio into news, arts, and culture coverage. Responsibilities include:
  • Writing digital stories for thepitchkc.com
  • Pitching story ideas to Editor of The Pitch for print or online
  • Interviewing members of the community
  • Covering live events
  • Working closely with Editor to improve writing and expand horizons and portfolio
  • Copy editing on online and print pieces
  • Building multimedia stories for online release
  • Setting measurable improvement end-goals for internship experience
Applications due by September 1. Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Send applications to brock @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work. (edited) 

 MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIP – Summer 2020 – Applications Closed

The Pitch is looking for a digital-savvy intern for the fall of 2020. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want journalism, marketing, or PR, students who want to learn more about digital publications, editorials stories, social media, email marketing, and content management systems at a local publication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing social media posts across all Pitch platforms
  • Working with design intern to develop social media campaigns
  • Writing digital stories for thepitchkc.com
  • Curating and adding events to the calendar
  • Pitching story ideas to Editor of The Pitch for print or online

Applications due by August 21. Unpaid, experience-based internship — college credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Send applications to kelcie @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.


MARKETING INTERNSHIP – Summer 2020 – Applications Closed

The Pitch is looking for a digital-savvy intern for the fall of 2020. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates looking for experience. We want marketing or PR, students who want to learn more about social media, email marketing, event planning, and content management systems at a local publication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing social media posts across all Pitch platforms
  • Developing reports for social media and email
  • Assisting Digital Editor in building MailChimp newsletters with A/B testing
  • Curating and adding events to the calendar
  • Assisting the Director of Marketing with Pitch events before and day-of
  • Covering Pitch events on social media

Applications due by August 21. Unpaid, experience-based internship — school credit applicable — for current college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Send applications to kelcie @ thepitchkc.com. Include resume and portfolio of work.

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