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Publication or Company In These Times
Job Title Associate Publisher
Industry Magazine Publishing, Non-profit
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements We are looking for someone who can do:

Bookkeeping
-Record all of the magazine's financial transactions using QuickBooks
-Write and deposit checks into correct bank accounts
-Create annual budget and project-specific budgets for various grant applications
-Prepare monthly profit and loss sheet and narrative report for the Board of Directors
-Work with accountant to prepare materials for annual 990
-Reconcile bank accounts monthly
-Maintain paper copies of all of the financial files

Office Management
-Deliver mail to tenants
-Rent out vacant offices and manage tenants
-Maintain office supplies
-Schedule and create agendas for monthly office meetings

HR
-Submit bi-weekly payroll
-Enroll employees into payroll system
-Manage benefits plans
-Track employee PTO
-Submit year-end W2s and 1099s

Circulation and Fundraising
-Work with circulation director and development director to implement different strategies to maximize returns on circulation and fundraising mailings
-Serve as in-house expert on circulation reports

Advertising
-Solicit print edition and website ads
-Post ads to website using Google DFP
-Negotiate exchange ads with book publishers for donation premiums


Skills
-Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with various audiences, including: subscribers, donors, board members, tenants and staff.
-Detail oriented and well organized.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
-Be a self-starter who can work both independently and as part of a team.
-Familiar with, or quickly gain familiarity with nonprofit news media and the political and cultural landscape in which that media operates.
-Must be based in the Chicago area or willing to relocate.
-A background in book keeping and publishing strongly preferred.
-Familiarity with QuickBooks and Excel is strongly preferred.

Salary based on experience. Four weeks paid vacation. Employer matched SIMPLE IRA. Employer-paid medical and dental benefits, and short and long-term disability.

Please send cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample, with Associate Publisher in the cover line, to Liz Novak at jobs@inthesetimes.com. No phone calls. Applications are due by October 18. In These Times is an equal opportunity employer. People of all ethnicities and genders are encouraged to apply.
About Our Company In These Times, a not-for-profit national monthly magazine based in Chicago, seeks a full-time associate publisher. In These Times is dedicated to advancing democracy and economic justice, informing movements for a more humane world, and providing an accessible forum for debate about the policies that shape our future.
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