Associate Publisher

Location
80227, Denver
Salary
Competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits
Posted
Jun 11, 2018
Metro Area
Denver
Duration
Full Time

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking an associate publisher to help lead the business and editorial sides of our website, magazine and other content-related offerings.

You'll be based in our Denver office reporting to the Vice President and will receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc Magazine, Forbes and the WSJ, we are a highly professional, award-winning, fast-growing company. Relocation considered for the perfect candidate.

Day to day job description:

  • Oversee our primary content offerings – currently two news websites, a monthly print magazine, newsletters and industry reports – as well as our growing editorial staff of reporters, editors and researchers. 
  • Work closely with the vice president of Marijuana Business Daily to set the company’s editorial vision, meet financial and operational benchmarks and ensure effective execution of strategy.
  • Provide insights to our Events Director to ensure the company’s events offer highly targeted and effective content
  • Coordinate closely with other departments – particularly marketing, sales and tech – on a regular basis and take ownership of key editorial products and projects.
  • Conduct market research to ensure we are consistently offering our audience relevant business intelligence and content and staying ahead of the competition.
  • Consistently generate ideas for revenue-generating content - such as reports, how-to guides, magazines, podcasts and video offerings - and spearhead such efforts, working with other staffers across the company as needed.
  • Track key financial and performance metrics - including P&L reporting, website/newsletter analytics and magazine circulation – identify trends, success and issues that need to be addressed. 
  • Develop a deep understanding of the cannabis industry and our audience’s information needs via research and networking.
  • Establish key relationships with individuals and companies in the industry
  • Collaborate with our content technology specialist to improve the editorial department’s mobile, web and general digital presence.

Required background:

  • Direct responsibility for the financial performance of a publication, including P&L and budget oversight
  • Experience setting the editorial vision for a B2B and/or business publication
  • Demonstrated success launching new content-related offerings that proved successful from business, financial and audience perspective
  • Experience with content production in multiple mediums
  • Experience hiring and managing a team of editorial staffers
  • Experience working closely with sales and marketing departments

Preferred skills:

  • Experience (preferably as an editor-in-chief, managing editor or editor)
  • Ability to establish relationships with key industry players and major sponsors from a publishing standpoint
  • Proven ability to grow digital publications
  • Working with an events team to provide insight/guidance on content for conference sessions

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background/reference check. Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is a woman owned and an equal opportunity employer.