Thank you so much for your interest in employment opportunities with Our State. Our State magazine is front porches, back roads, and barbecue. We’re saltwater breezes and cool mountain air. We have something special here, and our readers love us — they are passionate and loyal (with an 81% renewal rate), and they invite us into their homes every month. We are one of the fastest-growing and most successful magazines in the South. Our culture is fun, relaxed, and casual, and we offer a no-walls environment that encourages creative freedom and collaboration.
Our State magazine is searching for a dynamic individual to serve as marketing associate. As a member of our marketing team, you will enjoy working on a variety of projects in a casual, fun, creative, and collaborative environment. The marketing associate will help increase the visibility of and engagement with the Our State brand through various marketing, public relations, and event efforts.
We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or other related field and who have at least three years of experience in a marketing-related field. Exceptional writing and editing skills are a must. Candidates should be team players who are effective communicators, detail-oriented, and willing to think outside the box. You must be able to work in our office in Greensboro and have the availability to work some weekends and evenings throughout the year as needed.
Our State celebrates the best of North Carolina from the mountains to the coast and reflects the beauty, nature, nostalgia, travel and food of the state. The 84-year-old, award-winning publication is one of the most prestigious and fastest-growing magazines in the South.
If you would like to be considered for the marketing associate position, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to Human Resources, Attn: Marketing Associate, PO Box 4552, Greensboro, NC 27404, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have sales experience? Are you looking for more – growth, training, and income? Our State is looking for two experienced sales reps. You will receive professional training working in our sales department that, for the right candidate, will lead to a lucrative career in print and digital advertising sales.
During your onboarding, you will learn all about Our State and what makes our top reps so successful. You will prepare sales presentations, attend client meetings, curate new sales leads, and increase sales of existing accounts. This is a unique opportunity for a highly productive, sales-minded individual to receive mentorship in the entire sales process, from lead generation to closing the sale.
Our State magazine is an award-winning publication featuring North Carolina travel, history, and culture. Located in Greensboro, Our State is a progressive, fast-paced company that offers a dynamic working environment where you will be part of one of the most prestigious and fastest-growing magazines in the South. Our company culture is fun, casual, highly creative, and collaborative.
We are looking for someone with the ability to learn quickly, a strong sense of urgency, a high level of energy, and analytical and problem-solving skills. The right candidate will have a willingness and confidence to contact customers, excellent customer service and organizational skills, and the ability to create custom advertising packages that address the client’s needs and their budget.
You must be technically savvy and proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and a bachelor’s degree is preferred.
If you would like to be considered, send cover letter and résumé to email@example.com or Human Resources, Attn: Account Associate, PO Box 4552, Greensboro, NC 27404.
Freelance Graphic Artist
Our State is seeking a freelance graphic artist to assist with design work on an ongoing, as needed basis. Candidate must be available to work in our Greensboro office. Responsibilities include ad design, as well as design of marketing, circulation, and store collateral materials. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and preparing files for print is required.
Please submit resume and samples of your work (or link to portfolio) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is an ongoing listing.
Our State Digital is continually seeking interns to support the Web team. Two tracks are available for interns, including writing and researching or design and development. In both programs, the goal is to create compelling and shareable stories for a digital audience. The digital internship is part-time, unpaid, and interns must be eligible to receive school credit.
We prefer students who are pursuing a degree in journalism, English, communication studies, interactive design, or website development. Experience working on the digital side of a student or local publication is a plus. Candidates must be able to work in our office in Greensboro.
All submitted filenames should include your first and last name. The most promising candidates will be contacted for an interview.
To apply for the Our State digital internship, send a cover letter, resume/portfolio, and links to writing samples or past projects to Andy Busam at email@example.com.
This is an ongoing listing.
Our State offers internships during fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Internships positions are for 10 hours a week, unpaid, and offer opportunity for experience in several areas: research, proofing, writing, and editing. Interns also help with fact-checking, indexing, assembling copy for our website, and other general duties. Our State interns work closely with the editorial team and have the opportunity to produce portfolio-worthy clips.
We prefer students who are pursuing a degree in journalism or English. Experience working on a student or local publication is a huge plus.
Students interested in applying for an internship should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and a story pitch to the Editorial Department firstname.lastname@example.org or PO Box 4552, Greensboro, NC 27404. Please list “INTERNSHIP” in the subject line of any email communication.
Deadlines for applying: for fall, June 15; for spring, November 15; for summer, March 15.
This is an ongoing listing.