Publisher – Game & Fish Magazines

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Kennesaw, GA
CANDIDATE POOL: Internal/External Candidates
REPORTS TO: EVP, Group Publisher
DEPARTMENT: Sales
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

TO APPLY: CLICK HERE

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Outdoor Sportsman Group is seeking a full-time Publisher for its popular Game & Fish publications. The position is based in suburban Atlanta (Kennesaw, GA), where Game & Fish produces 28 monthly hunting and fishing magazines. The Publisher is responsible for the Brand P&L bottom line responsibility – all lines of business; Circulation (including newsstand), Advertising, Manufacturing/Production costs and budgeting, Editorial and new product development.

MINIMUM POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly responsible for managing the Brand(s) overall goals and results in advertising, editorial direction, general staff management, art management and oversight
  • Management of all the brand(s) media extensions, direct and indirect, inclusive of print, broadcast, digital, social
  • Works with VP’s of Manufacturing and Circulation to ensure goals and budgets are established and met
  • Is directly involved in all facets of the Brand(s) promotion and representation, from media kits to representation at key industry functions and events
  • Directly oversees the sales personnel and selling process across all media platforms for the Brand(s)
  • Works to ensure cross-platform selling goals and processes are established and met
  • Works with the Finance Department and Business Manager to ensure appropriate budgets are established and adhered to for all departments
  • Works with other OSG publishers, editors and sales personnel on creative, solutions-oriented sales and editorial initiatives
  • Maintains and cultivates a list of strategic key accounts for the companies Brands

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:

  • Supervises all editorial, art and sales personnel for the Brand(s)

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • The publisher should possess a keen understanding of the industry, the Brand(s) multimedia platforms, key customers and direct competitors in the space
  • Must possess excellent sales leadership and team building skills
  • Requires excellent skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Must possess excellent individual selling skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Four-year degree desired
  • Direct industry experience is preferable
  • Sales management required

Note: The duties and responsibilities outlined are not all inclusive and may change as determined by the needs of the company

Outdoor Sportsman Group