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ABOUT 5280 PUBLISHING

5280, the largest local magazine in Colorado, was first published in 1993. Its commitment to high-quality journalism has made it one of the country’s most respected regional publications. Since 2005, 5280 has been a finalist for six National Magazine Awards, the industry’s highest honor, and it has been named one of America’s top five city magazines by the City and Regional Magazine Association on three separate occasions. With a total distribution of 90,000, 5280 outsells most national magazines on area newsstands. 5280 also publishes 5280 Home, 5280 Health, and 5280 Traveler magazines, and in 2016 acquired Colorado Parent and its family of six ancillary titles.

5280 Publishing is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls, please.


Account Manager

5280 Publishing, Inc. is seeking a sales professional to manage and grow an active account portfolio with unlimited new business potential across print, digital, and event sponsorship platforms. The company publishes the premier Denver-based lifestyle magazine 5280, as well as 5280 Home, 5280 Traveler, 5280 Health, and Colorado Parent Magazines and their digital counterparts.

This energetic and self-driven person will work with business owners, marketing directors, and advertising agencies, both locally and nationally. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of sales experience, preferably in media. The candidate should be motivated, organized, goal-oriented, and possess an outgoing personality and professional demeanor. Our sales professionals must be able to prospect, make cold calls, and develop new business while maintaining existing accounts. Detail-oriented, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be able to thrive in an informal yet high-pressure and deadline-driven environment.

Salary and benefits are competitive. To apply: Email a cover letter and resumé to [email protected].


Marketing Internship Program

5280 is looking for a well-organized, creative person with strong writing skills, an outgoing personality and an eagerness to learn.

This person will report directly to the marketing director and work closely with the marketing and sales assistant to create media lists, write press releases, and pitch both local and national media. This person will also help draft sponsorship proposals, assist with the coordination of small events, attend meetings with local community leaders, and learn the ins and outs of branding and marketing.

This internship provides a professional environment that allows interns to work side-by-side with an award-winning editorial and web staff and witness the behind-the-scenes of the magazine publishing business while providing assistance to the marketing director and sales staff.

Details:
A commitment of 90 days is preferred. The internship is paid.
To Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resumé to [email protected] in a PDF format.

Deadline for applications: Summer (February 23); Fall (June 25); Spring (October 25).


Editorial Internship Program

5280 offers editorial internship positions in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to regularly interact with the editorial staff.

Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories and feature packages, and writing shorter stories for the front-of-the-book and dining sections. Interns also enter descriptions for the calendar and dining listings sections, and write for 5280.com.

As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions and mentorship. Training sessions are run by editors and provide an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design. The mentorship program pairs each intern with two editors, offering interns a chance to gain firsthand knowledge about a career in journalism.

Requirements:
Although a magazine, journalism, or English degree (or working toward a degree) is preferred, it’s not required. Published clips are required (college newspaper is OK). A commitment of three to four days a week is preferred. The internship is paid.
To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resumé, and three to five published clips to [email protected].

Deadlines for applications: Summer (March 1); Fall (July 1); Spring (November 1).


Digital-Editorial Internship Program

5280 offers an editorial internship program focused on digital and multimedia storytelling. Interns work closely with the editorial staff on projects, which may include (but are not limited to) video production, writing and reporting stories, research, social media, and website maintenance.

As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions and mentorship. Training sessions are run by editors and provide an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design. Interns are also paired with an editor to gain firsthand knowledge about a career in journalism.

Requirements:
Although a magazine journalism, or English degree, (or working toward a degree) is preferred, it’s not required. Published clips or writing samples are required. Applicants with a background in photography, video (5280 uses Final Cut Pro), HTML coding, or social media are encouraged to apply. A commitment of 20 hours a week is required. The internship is paid.
To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resumé, and three to five published clips (including video or a website, if applicable) to [email protected] with “digital internship” in the subject line.

Always accepting applications.


Design & Production Internship

5280 offers a three-to-six month internship position that works closely with the advertising, marketing, design and production, and digital departments.

The Ideal Candidate

Internship Benefits Include

Details:
A commitment of 90 days is preferred. The internship is paid. We are always accepting applications for this position.
To Apply:
In order to be considered for this position you must email a cover letter, resumé, and no more than 3 design samples in one single PDF file to [email protected].

Colorado Parent Editorial Internship Program

Colorado Parent offers editorial internship positions in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities, as well as the opportunity to work directly with the Colorado Parent editors on the magazine and website.

Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories, and writing shorter stories for the front-of-the-book. Interns also enter descriptions for the calendar and various guides, and write and do website maintenance for ColoradoParent.com.

As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions run by editors, providing an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design.

Requirements:
Although a magazine, journalism, or English degree (or working toward a degree) is preferred, it’s not required. Published clips are required (college newspaper is OK). A commitment of three to four days a week is preferred. The internship is paid.
To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resumé, and three to five published clips to [email protected].

Deadlines for applications: Summer (March 1); Fall (July 20); Spring (November 1).