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We are always looking for talented and innovative people with creative ideas to join our team.

Surface Media is a growing, forward-thinking independent media brand. We are a dynamic operation, so employees wear multiple hats and must be willing to get their hands dirty. We expect everyone to be digitally savvy and to be looking for ways to push the company into the future.

If you think Surface is the company for you, please upload your resume using the form below.


Current Openings:


ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE- TRAVEL, HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

We are seeking a driven professional looking to leverage expertise in the travel, hospitality and tourism industries into a career opportunity with long-term growth potential. 

MANAGEMENT:

  • Dedicated manager with strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, and ability to grow clients
  • Proficient at communicating value proposition of the magazine, our events, and more
  • Sales expertise spanning mainstream and luxury clients and products
  • Winning, team-player attitude

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: 

  • Help with the growth of our new hotel booking website, www.surfacehotels.com 
  • Business Development via strong account management and growth of existing customer base
  • Identifying and getting to the right people/decision makers, using marketing programs and tools to achieve success in sales, and working with brands to create the right placements to meet business needs.

Start Date: Immediate

Salary commensurate with experience. 

 


ASSISTANT TO THE CEO

We are looking for a full-time assistant to the CEO of Surface Media. The ideal candidate will have experience in executive administration and an interest in contemporary design and luxury brands. 

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete all tasks as requested by CEO
  • Coordinate with Editorial and Sales teams to make sure the CEO has the editorial plan sheets for each issue 
  • Compile and maintain contact lists (for personal mailings, Design Dialogues, company events, etc.)
  • Coordinate CEO's calendar and schedule meetings 
  • Book flights and arrange travel for CEO
  • Help CEO keep inbox organized and clean
  • Return calls to CEO as requested
  • Execute all mailings and messengering as requested by CEO

MANAGEMENT COORDINATION

  • Work with various members of the company to ensure daily tasks and reports are completed for CEO
  • Project manage/ ensure timely financial reporting and overall project management of tasks needed by investors
  • Handle and organize all incoming documents to CEO
  • Create a streamlined timeline for departments tor educe bottlenecks

BRAND DEVELOPMENT

  • Work on VIP mailers/thank you/gifting program
  • Look into packaging solutions with company design team

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree with two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of luxury brands recommended
  • Experience as Executive Assistant recommended
  • Great organization skills required
  • Experience in design industry a plus

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience.


DIGITAL MARKETING DIRECTOR, SURFACE MEDIA

Surface Media is seeking an enterprising Digital Marketing Director to develop robust digital partnerships and consistent online revenue streams to support the growing portfolio of Surface Media products, including Surface, Watch Journal, and various Surface Studios projects.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop social media, email marketing, native content, and other online platforms into powerful revenue streams
  • Convert existing print/events brand partners into omniplatform brand partners
  • Identify partner opportunities, create custom activation strategies, and execute those strategies, bringing in new partners at all levels of spending
  • Manage short and long term revenue plans, digital marketing budgets, and growth metrics, in collaboration with CEO and revenue director
  • Work with Surface editor-in-chief, Watch Journal editor-in-chief, and Surface Studios editor to coordinate digital programs across the Surface Media family

SKILLS

  • Proficient in digital analytics tools and numbers-first approaches
  • Deep understanding of social media and how to create and distribute compelling branded content
  • Excellent in new business development and opportunity identification
  • Ability to reach key decision makers
  • Adept at market analysis and strategies (keep on top of industry movements)

Start Date: Immediatef
Salary commensurate with experience.


DIGITAL MARKETPLACE MANAGER

Surface is seeking an ambitious Digital Marketplace Manager to grow a new web-based marketplace and sourcebook for the design-obsessed. This is a sales and marketing opportunity for someone looking for a dynamic, fast-paced role.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Introduce new digital product offering to the market, including new and existing clients
  • Demonstrate value of new offering through analytics and metrics to convert new business
  • Report on results and develop models for revenue growth
  • Think creatively about ways to diversify marketplace services and grow the platform
  • Work with digital marketing director to integrate product offerings into other Surface services

SKILLS

  • Focused selling process, comfortable cold-calling new business
  • Excellent in New Business Development
  • Opportunity identification
  • Ability to reach key decision makers
  • Adept at market analysis and strategies (keep on top of industry movements)
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Knowledge of design, architecture, fashion, and art a plus

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience.


DIGITAL PRODUCER

Surface Media is seeking a multitalented producer to support the daily operations of our website. This person will work with the Digital Director and the editorial team to bring engaging content—from brief stories to multimedia features—to our audience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the production and scheduling of stories across web, mobile, and social media
  • Develop and manage email campaigns
  • Manage audience database in coordination with the Circulation department
  • Facilitate the production of video and podcast content
  • Create reports analyzing key engagement metrics
  • Work with the Marketing department to promote stories, events, and other Surface projects
  • Write stories as assigned

SKILLS

  • Adept at developing workflows and digital production processes
  • Ability to learn a CMS inside and out
  • Experience using MailChimp to create email campaigns and manage lists
  • Basic photo editing abilities and Photoshop competence
  • HTML/CSS knowledge a plus
  • Podcasting and video production experience a plus
  • Knowledge and interest in luxury consumer products and design
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-minded attitude
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience.


PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Surface is seeking to hire a full-time public relations manager to add to our growing team. This person will be responsible for fielding media questions, pitching stories to outside media, preparing media kits and organizing press conferences. Additionally, this person will be responsible for developing and sending client newsletters and handling any emergency communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

MEDIA PLACEMENTS

  • We would expect two to three media placements in major consumer and trade publications for each of our 10 issues per year.
  • At least one story every quarter of the “fluffy” variety,  such as “Dual Review” in T magazine; “What’s in Your Bag” in the Wall Street Journal; “Corner Office” in the New York Times; “How Did I Get Here?” and “What I Wear to Work” in Bloomberg Businessweek.

DISTRIBUTION

  • A main initiative of Surface has been to increase our already stellar distribution, with a focus on hotel distribution.
  • Helping to secure in-room partnerships for the magazine’s distribution in luxury hotels around the world to add to our portfolio.

EVENTS

The public relations manager will be responsible for promoting all of the Surface events. Some sample events and responsibilities:

       Design Dialogues Series:

  • Secure talent for our Design Dialogues event series
  • Arrange photographer (BFA, McMullan, Getty, etc.)
  • Press outreach
  • Social-media push
  • Guestlist
  • Check-in and logistics
  • Post-event outreach (e.g., recaps, photo dissemination, tip sheet, etc.)
  • Ad-hoc assistance securing venue

       Art Basel Miami Beach

  • Secure celebrity talent for various Art Basel events
  • Ideas for events and programs that will produce the most press including partnerships, press coverage, VIPs, and event concepts

SKILLS

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills required
  • Extensive knowledge of media outlets and contacts required
  • Previous experience with luxury and design clients recommended

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience.


SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Surface Media is seeking a skilled social media professional to grow our community, engage our audience, and create compelling custom activations for brand partners. This person will be responsible for managing multiple social media accounts a platforms day-to-day, developing social media revenue streams, and collaborating with both editorial and marketing teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage Surface Media social media accounts day-to-day, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Pinterest, posting content and responding to the Surface community
  • Establish robust analytics and create actionable reports for growing audiences and engagement
  • Create long-term strategy for turning social media into a reliable profit center for Surface Media
  • Work with marketing, events, and sales teams to create scaleable partnerships with existing and new clients across all advertising categories
  • Support editorial efforts and on-site partnerships through smart use of social media, driving traffic and converting followers into dedicated readers and community members

SKILLS

  • Skilled with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Pinterest
  • Versed in analytics and driven by data
  • Knowledge and interest in luxury consumer products and design a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-minded attitude
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience


VIDEO PRODUCER

Surface Media is seeking a skilled video producer to help spearhead our multimedia efforts. This person will work closely with the Executive Digital Editor to build a cohesive digital video strategy and will shoot, produce, and edit digital video on a regular basis. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create dynamic videos for Surface Media (Surface & Watch Journal) from start to finish (shoot, produce, edit, and distribute)
  • Produce videos of Surface Media’s events, such as Design Dialogues, including relevant social cuts
  • Developing the proper back-end tools to upload and manage video production
  • Generate unique short videos for Surface social media accounts: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • Strategize how to integrate video production into stories being written for the magazine and the web

SKILLS

  • Adept at shooting video with a range of equipment, including various cameras, audio gear, and lighting set ups
  • Skilled with standard editing software (Premier, AVID, etc.)
  • Able to work with a team and desire to be collaborative, especially in the field
  • Proficiency in integrating video into existing web platforms and third-party services
  • Motion graphics and other post-production skills a plus
  • Still photography experience a plus
  • Knowledge and interest in luxury consumer products and design a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-minded attitude
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

Start Date: Immediate
Salary commensurate with experience.


INTERNSHIPS

Surface is currently seeking interns in all areas including Editorial, Design, Sales, Operations, Events and Finance at our New York office. 
The internship program is open to students currently enrolled in a college program.


To apply, please complete our online application.

If you have any questions hr@surfacemag.com