Advertising Executive at 5280

5280 Publishing, Inc. is seeking a multimedia sales professional to join its team. 5280ʼs media
portfolio includes the national award-winning Denver-based lifestyle magazine 5280, home and
design market leader 5280 Home, and 5280 Health magazine, along with a robust suite of
digital, social media, and event products.

The ideal candidate is an energetic and self-driven individual who can develop an active
account portfolio with unlimited new business potential across all media brands and platforms
and work with both local and national accounts. They must be able to manage the entire sales
process while creating, presenting and closing multimedia advertising plans that lead to new
and long- term revenue. The candidate should be highly organized and able to thrive in an
informal yet high-pressure, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Drive revenue across all platforms (print, digital, and event sponsorship) while meeting and
exceeding monthly sales goals
-Identify key advertising placement decision makers and initiate and pursue productive,
consultative relationships with local and national accounts
-Set up high-volume sales calls each week with clients and agencies to develop and present
new revenue opportunities
-Create compelling multimedia proposals and sponsorship packages
-Use various sales tools, presentations, research, marketing and other resources to help
effectively deliver sales messaging to clients
-Attend networking, community, and client events and provide a strong representation of the
5280 brand
-Generate ideas for new initiatives and new categories of business
-Work directly with the Publisher, Advertising Director, and Marketing Director to develop custom
programs for existing and new clients
-Maintain and grow CRM database

Qualifications and Characteristics:
-2-3 years of media sales experience, with digital media experience preferred
-Strong aptitude for selling high growth digital products and platforms
-Experience in the Retail, Shopping Center, Fashion, Jewelry, or Higher Education verticals
-Self-motivated individual who is skilled at uncovering new prospects
-Competitive spirit – thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys chasing down leads
-Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
-Hyper-organized and able to manage a large volume of accounts
-Able to work well both independently and with a team in a collaborative environment

-Health insurance (FSA, FSA dependent care, HSA options, Teledoc)
-Vision and Dental coverage
-Unlimited PTO
-Hybrid office work environment
-Paid parental leave
-Public transportation or parking subsidies
-Fitness club membership option
Salary range: $50,000 – $75,000 (base salary + uncapped commission)

About 5280 Publishing, Inc.
5280 is Coloradoʼs leading lifestyle media company that produces award-winning journalism
through magazine, digital, and social media platforms in addition to Denverʼs best-in-class
events. 5280, the largest local magazine in Colorado, was first published in 1993. Its
commitment to high-quality journalism has made it one of the countryʼs most respected regional publications. Since 2005, 5280 has been a finalist for eight National Magazine Awards, the
industryʼs highest honor, and in 2020, 5280 and 5280.com were named the best big city
magazine and website in the US by the City and Regional Magazine Association. 5280.com has
grown into Denverʼs go-to lifestyle resource with a robust suite of newsletter products and large
social media following. 5280 produces industry-leading events that bring the brand to life and
are anticipated and talked about all year long. 5280 also publishes 5280 Home and 5280
Health, each of which includes its own digital and event extensions.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
5280 is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds and life experiences to
apply. 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.
No phone calls, please.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resumé with the subject line “Advertising
Executive at 5280” to careers@openmediafoundation.org. Deadline for applications is 30 days
from the date of this job posting.

About Open Media Foundation

Since 2003, Open Media has endeavored to put the power of media in people's hands. When we work towards diversifying the voices in media, we help create an inclusive platform to undo stereotypes and foster a culture of belonging. Engagement is our specialty: for Media & Journalism organizations working to better engage and represent the diversity of their audience, Open Media offers DEI-focused HR and hiring service and support in addition to our creative holistic strategy, web, video, and branding services.