WPA Seeks Executive Director Position

The Western Publishing Association (WPA), a California-based non-profit organization representing media companies west of the Mississippi, is searching for a new Executive Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Membership maintenance and growth
• Budget and financial management
• Database management
• Event planning
• Award show competition management, including soliciting entries, organizing judging, etc.
• Educational efforts
• Sponsorship sales
• Social Media coordination and e-newsletter production
• Website management

Executive Director Search Continued

Executive Director should be:
• Extremely detail-oriented
• Self-motivated
• Have excellent written and communication skills
Executive Director should have experience in
• Magazine and Digital media publishing
• P&L ownership
• Sales & Marketing
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Quark, Adobe Creative Suite or InDesign
• Filemaker Pro or equivalent
• Email campaigns
• Constant Contact
• Social Media
Interested applications should submit resume with salary requirements to wpaorg@gmail.com This is an independent contractor position and does not include health benefits. Ideal candidates can start full-time on April 1, 2017 but can begin part-time training in January 2017.

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