Career Opportunities

EDITOR

Highlands Publications, a Birmingham-based publisher of nationally distributed trade magazines is seeking an experienced EDITOR. Duties will include editing, proofing, writing, phone interviews, being responsible for cultivating all editorial leads and sources, and the ability to establish working relationships with manufacturers, large and small.
Must be able to work with minimal direction on multiple tasks and adhere to tight deadlines. Requires a tremendous organizational skill set, be detail-oriented, and have experience working in the editorial field. Some light travel required for trade shows.

Core responsibilities
• Must have the ability to learn and understand our target industry
• Technical writing ability a plus
• Proficient in editing and proofing
• Must be able to work under tight monthly deadlines, and have the ability to work ahead, making sure quality editorial is always readily available
• Must be able to seek out and develop a large network of potential editorial contributors
• Must be comfortable conducting phone interviews
• Ability to establish and maintain business relationships in our target industry
• Time management and organizational skills are a must

The position will report to the vice president, editorial. Compensation determined by skill sets and experience. We offer a great benefits package that includes approved medical and vacation time off, a simple retirement plan, health and dental care coverage, life insurance.

Multimedia Account Executive

Highlands Publications, a Birmingham based publishing company, is seeking a Multimedia Account Executive to join our Advertising Sales Division. We are looking for the following attributes:

• Have a strong drive and ability to sell an expanding array of multimedia products – including online advertising with a focus on print – in competitive market.
• Maintain strong client relationships with existing accounts, and actively pursue development of new ones.
• Must work well in a “Team” oriented atmosphere.
• Offer successful experience in prospecting, presentation and follow-through with large national advertisers, as well as agencies.
• Be an innovative problem solver and creative thinker.
• Must be able to thrive under deadline pressure.
• This is predominantly an inside sales position, so candidates must be comfortable selling and making presentations by phone and email. A small amount of travel may be required.

We are a growing publisher in the B2B print medium and offer great earning potential for the candidate that is willing to work hard. We have existing products, and plans to continue our steady growth with new projects. The right candidate will have an opportunity to move into a managing role if they have the right skill set and aptitude for this job.

Highlands Publications offers an outstanding benefits package, including health, dental, and a Simple Plan for retirement with the company matching some funds.

Website Administrator

Highlands Publications, a Birmingham based magazine publishing company is seeking a Web administrator to join our staff. To be considered for this opportunity HP is looking for the following attributes in a candidate:

• Word Press experience is critical, with ability to do some basic HTML coding.
• Candidate must be familiar with InDesign, Photoshop, Excel and have basic graphic design skill set.
• Must work well in a “Team” oriented atmosphere.
• Candidate needs to have an understanding of Search Engine Optimization.
• Be an innovative problem solver and creative thinker.
• Must be able to thrive under deadline pressure and have strong organizational skills.
• Familiarity creating eBlasts in Dreamweaver a plus!

We are a growing publisher in the B2B multimedia field and offer great earning potential for the right candidate that is willing to work hard. We have existing products, and plans to continue our steady growth with new projects. Highlands Publications offers an outstanding benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance and a Simple Plan for retirement with the company matching some funds. Only qualified candidates will receive a follow up call.