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Posted 3/20/19

Contributing Editor - Home Design & Décor

Do you have a passion for home design, architecture, décor, exterior landscaping, and real estate? And do you absolutely love conceptualizing articles; pulling all the pieces together to create compelling packages of content to share with a smart, upscale readership?

If you’re saying “yes,” then you might be the person that What’s Up? Media—publisher ofWhat’s Up? AnnapolisWhat’s Up? Eastern ShoreWhat’s Up? West County, and What’s Up? Weddings—would like to meet and discuss the possibility of joining our team as a contributing editor.

In the role of Contributing Editor—Home Design & Décor, you will be challenged with the following responsibilities: writing/developing five-to-ten articles of varying length per month for the “Home & Garden” department of our magazines; covering interior and exterior trends, and the local real estate market; developing leads and site visits of extraordinary homes for potential coverage; engaging national and  local vendors to source content ideas; and enhancing all content reach via online activity (blogging) and social media avenues.

This contracted position is part-time (estimated 30 hours per month) and 90% telecommute (work-at-home), with several required office meetings per month. You’ll report to and collaborate with the Editorial Director and Publisher to maintain a consistent and relevant editorial plan for the articles.

A keen knowledge of our region and demographic—Annapolis, Eastern Shore, and the Chesapeake Bay region as a whole—is necessary.

Please send a cover letter explaining your qualifications and at least three writing samples to Editor@whatsupmag.com with a subject line of “Home Editor.”


Posted 3/14/19

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Are you a top sales person? Do you enjoy making money? Very high-income territory available.

What’s Up? Media is seeking an experienced and dynamic sales account executive for our monthly publications. The ideal candidate needs to be able to sell across multiple platforms for print, online, and events. A minimum of 2-4 years of sales experience is preferred. Responsibilities will include account management and new business development. Candidates need to be highly motivated, have excellent communication skills, be deadline driven and detail oriented.

This is a full-time position.

Benefits include health insurance, defined benefit pension and 401K plans that employer contributors to plus work perks such as monthly birthday lunches, an annual holiday party, and flexible vacations. Who doesn't like the sound of those? Very high-income potential. Please email a resume and two business references to araymond@whatsupmag.com

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Posted 08/1/18

Editorial Intern

Do you like writing? Do you like cubicles? Do you like the oxford comma (please say yes)?

What’s Up? Wants You! 

What’s Up? Media is looking for an Editorial Intern. This is a 12–20 hours per week unpaid internship.

Objectives include learning the following skills:
  • Production and workflow management
  • Editorial Research
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Copywriting
  • Community Outreach
  • Client Relations Skills and Business Acumen
Necessary computer skills include: Microsoft Word, Excel, and efficient typing. Familiarity with Dropbox, and Web Site Hosting platforms.

This internship supports the Editorial Department with data entry of fact checked events information with correct style/formatting, spelling, and grammar. This job is perfect for a student or recent grad studying English, Creative Writing, or Journalism. If you have a flair for writing and an eye for detail, this position allows for creativity in writing blog posts, event announcements, and other ~super cool~ writing assignments. 

Please email the following documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Writing Sample) for consideration to Entertainment Editor, Cate Reynolds at creynolds@whatsupmag.com and Community Editor, Caley Breese at cbreese@whatsupmag.com with the Email Subject Line: What’s Up? Media Intern Candidate. No phone calls, please. Thank you! 
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Posted 11/15/18
 

Account Executive


We work with the best people to produce the best work. The sales force behind our award-winning publications, events and digital platforms demand a strong need for achievement, competitiveness, optimism and a passion to enrich lives in our coverage. Think you have what it takes to join the team? Are you ready to represent our brand in a professional way, selling across all platforms in alignment with company processes to meet and exceed revenue goals?

Benefits include Health Insurance, Pension and 401K plans and work perks such as monthly birthday lunches and flexible vacations. Who doesn't like the sound of those?

Very high-income potential.

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience and (2) your resume/cv directly to araymond@whatsupmag.com 

Applicants must live in Anne Arundel County or within Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Dorchester or Kent Counties on the Eastern Shore.


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Posted 11/15/18

Contributing Editor – Towne Social

What’s Up? Media is seeking a dynamic, outgoing individual to fulfill the social role or Contributing Editor for our Towne Social magazine coverage. Job duties include:

• Research and compile all philanthropic event information for the calendar year continuously

• Create and maintain media relationships with nonprofit, business, and community organizations, becoming the “media liaison” for event coverage

• Cultivate and schedule photography/event coverage with the many organizations/events

• Create pre-event coverage (“inside the event” preview blog postings; social media promo)

• Create post-event coverage

• Attend an average of two-to-three Towne Social events per month

• Be the Towne Socialite; serves as public philanthropic guru!

This is a part-time contractual position with the potential to develop into full-time. If this position speaks to you, please introduce yourself by emailing Editor@whatsupmag.com with your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples. Please include “Towne Social Editor” in the subject line of your email.

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Posted 11/15/18

Contributing Writer: Food & Dining

What’s Up? Media is seeking qualified writers to cover the local dining scene, specifically writing restaurant dining reviews and interviews with local chefs and culinary ownership. We are actively growing our coverage of the dining scene, especially on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

Qualified writers will possess a culinary background of a professional caliber and demonstrate exemplary writing skills. We prefer our writers to live within the area of primary coverage, which includes: Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s, Kent, Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties. 

As a contributing writer, you will be contracted on a freelance basis per assignment and expected to attend editorial meetings as determined by the editorial director.

To introduce yourself, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to editor@whatsupmag.com with the subject line “Dining Writer”