There’s Mutual Healing In Sharing Your Story

Scars of Survival Magazine is the only publication of its kind globally and has cultivated a safe place for survivors all around the globe to share their stories of inspiration and triumph. Scars of Survival Magazine is an independent African-American owned company which is focused on merging diversified storytelling globally no matter the religion, sex, race, ethnicity, gender, etc.

Current Job Openings

Marketing

Remote


GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Scars of Survival Magazine is looking for an experienced Marketer to support the team in the development of strategic partnerships and organizational planning.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop sales and marketing concepts Fulfill requests for proposals to meet the objectives of client/agency partners and manage the execution of marketing partnerships for print, digital, podcast and experiential touch points across the globe.
  • Manage media plans execution and spearhead all elements of client campaigns ensuring fulfillment, maximum performance, targeted reach and execution of those campaign elements.
  • Develop compelling marketing campaigns which generate recurring and new client revenue.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
  • Bachelor's degree in business-related field preferred or obtaining degree. 
  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience

SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and social media web platforms.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Well-developed organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional discretion Proactive – self-motivated, thrives in ambiguity with minimal oversight and supervision.
  • Ability to clearly articulate value prop to partners, executives and cross-functional teams.

Sales Representative/Planner

Remote


Do you like making connections, working with people, and thriving in a fast-paced environment? Come join SCARS of SURVIVAL MAGAZINE as a Sales Representative/Planner! We are looking for someone to join our sales team who loves media planning, creating awesome campaigns, and working cross-departmentally to deliver results. 

Responsibilities.
The Sales Representative/Planner position is responsible for sales planning responsibilities including building media plans (request for proposal) response decks. 
  • Support your Manager/Director to help your sales team hit or exceed quarterly and annual revenue goals.
  • Play an active role in submissions - for example: participating in brainstorms with the Sales development or Sales Leads and crafting proposal decks to position SCARS of SURVIVAL MAGAZINE media capabilities in the marketplace. 
  • Act as a trusted resource for your partners (agencies and clients) by recommending and putting together proposals that meet their marketing objectives and needs.
  • Effectively communicate, author presentations/proposals, and demonstrate the value of SCARS of SURVIVAL MAGAZINE to partners. 
  • Track and manage pending, and booked business and be able to speak to the current volume of team revenue.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and evolve with the ever-changing digital landscape, including learning how to sell and position new products and platforms.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with departments and key stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines, while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Act as an expert in the Lifestyle space by staying current with industry trends.

SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Previous sales or agency experience is preferred Excellent written, presentation, and oral communication skills Ability to listen, adapt, and think quickly on your feet.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel Ability to analyze data and use research tools (Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Ability to learn internally

Legal Counsel

Remote


GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The Legal Counsel is a transformative team member who aids in the Law Department and delivers legal and business affairs services to the Company. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating wide range of complex contracts, including production, sponsorship, agency, consulting, talent, influencer, trademark and content licensing, vendor services, marketing and co-branded content, digital distribution, venue licenses, real estate leases, publicity consents, photo releases, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Providing legal counsel to internal business units and company leadership on various advertising, marketing, intellectual property, social media, sweepstakes, privacy, and data laws, concerning such topics as fair use, music synchronization, FTC, consumer protection laws, and data privacy.
  • Providing legal counsel on human resources matters, drafting independent contractors and employment agreements.
  • Reviewing and advising on editorial content.
  • Developing the Company’s policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance, and regulatory affairs.
  • Crafting and reviewing legal strategy in response to litigation.
  • Tracking all Company contractual obligations, legal documents, and legal proceedings.
  • Coordinating fillings of licensing forms and other statutory requirements.
  • Communicating with outside counsel 

 EDUCATION & TRAINING
  • If your a active law counsel, must be a member of good standing with the Bar Association in your state.
  • Preferred 1-5 years’ experience working in-house counsel for a media or entertainment company or currently obtaining degree.
  • Strong academic credentials 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of marketing-related business practices, including advertising, copyright, privacy, and technology Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Effective written and oral communication skills and adaptable communication style for interacting with team members, upper management, and clients.
  • Quick study and self-starter
  • Time management and organization skills to handle negotiation and execution of multiple company initiatives.
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills for creative solutions to complex problems

Content & Creative Journalist

Remote


General Job Description
We are on the lookout for passionate journalist to join our team. In addition to being a natural storyteller, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate an ability to write investigative articles, feature stories, and analytical pieces. 

The fearless candidates for this role should possess a talent and enthusiasm for digging out the real stories and uncovering the truth. To excel in this role, you should be friendly, self-motivated, and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities. 
  • Creative captivating stories for story tellers.
  • Ensure that you meet all regular and recurring deadlines.
  • Review and edit work for editorial approval.
  • Use all your findings to prepare clean, concise and factual articles.
  • Adhere to the ethical code of the profession.
  • Keep records off all notes, interviews, and audio files.
  • Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources for use in future research. Keep up-to-date on the latest news developments by attending events, studying different papers, opinion pieces, and social media.
  • Collect, verify and decipher data.

Education & Training
  • Preferred at least 1 year working experience in journaling or reporter.
  • Associate degree in journalism, communications, english or relevant field or obtaining it.

Skills & Abilities. 
  • Capable of maintaining an ethical and objective standard in reporting and/or journaling.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and accurately fact-check information.
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills.
  • Superb communication and networking skills, along with an aptitude to effectively extract information.

Media Correspondent

Georgia


General Job Description
Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, or observation. Report and write stories for the magazine. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Report and write news stories for publication or describing the background and details of events.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a particular story. Review and evaluate notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Determine a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly. Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, and attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, and other functions.
  • Investigate breaking news developments such as human interest stories pertaining to domestic violence or relatable survivor stories.
  • Revise work in order to meet editorial approval or to fit time or space requirements. .Photograph or videotape news events, or request that a photographer be assigned to provide such coverage.
  • Transmit news stories or reporting information from remote locations, using equipment such as telephone.
  • Present live or recorded commentary via broadcast media.
  • Conduct taped or filmed interviews or narratives.
  • Edit or assist in editing videos for broadcast.
  • Write columns, editorials, commentaries, or reviews that interpret events 

Education & Training
  • Preferred 1 year work experience in communications and/or media.
  • Associate degree or obtaining degree in journalism, communication or relevant field. 

Skills & Abilities
  • Great commercial skills, must have strong writing skills and be able to report story verbally and in writing.
  • Computer skills, must be able to use editing equipment Persistent, be persistent in your pursuit of your story.
  • Interpersonal, the ability to build those good healthy relationships with many people and work well with other editors, journalist etc.
  • Must be enthusiastic, determined, and confident. .Detail oriented .Be great at multi tasking

Promoter Intern

Remote


General Job Description 
Promoter is a marketing professional responsible for demonstrating the features of a product to an audience or client. Promoter shows how the product works, takes questions and attempts to persuade consumers or clients to buy the product. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate and provide information on promoted products/services
  • Create a positive image and lead consumers to purchase subscription, ad space, sponsor, and subscribe to newsletter.
  • Use lectures, films, charts, and/or slide shows to show product.
  • Distribute product samples, brochures, flyers etc. to source new sales opportunities.
  • Identify interest and understand customer needs and requirements.
  • Set up booths or promotional stands and stock products.
  • Report on demonstration related information (interest level, questions asked, number of samples/flyers distributed etc). 

Education & Training
  • High school diploma
  • At least Associate Degree in marketing preferred or equivalent work experience. 

 Skills & Abilities
  • Proven working experience as a Promoter Track record of over-achieving quota.
  • Ability to understand customer needs and handle different types of personalities.
  • Strong listening, communication, presentation and social skills.
  • Ability to work in a public-facing role.

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