Job Opportunity – Visual Arts News Advertising Sales Manager

Job Opportunity:
Visual Arts News Advertising Sales Manager (contract)

Visual Arts News magazine seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated Ad Sales Manager with a solid knowledge of the Atlantic arts community.  You’re an excellent communicator who’s not afraid to call or make in-person contact with current and new clients.  Previous sales experience is an asset.

Visual Arts News publishes three times a year and the Ad Sales Manager will earn 25% commission on all ad sales (in print and online). Per issue this works out to approximately 40 – 50 hours; $1400+. The Ad Sales Manager sets their own hours and can work from home. You will be responsible for booking and receiving materials by posted deadlines. You will work in conjunction with the Art Director to ensure all files have been received and technical specs have been met.

The magazine has recently increased its number of pages and there is an opportunity to increase the number of ad pages. We also have opportunities for clients to advertise online. We are looking for new marketing ideas and look forward to working with a creative and keen Ad Sales Manager who shares our passion for the magazine.

Visual Arts News is the only magazine dedicated to contemporary visual art in Atlantic Canada. Written in a clear and sophisticated style by some of the most talented arts writers in Atlantic Canada, Visual Arts News reflects the diversity of geographic and cultural communities in the region. For more info on the magazine go to

The position starts February 1, 2018. To apply please email a cover letter, résumé and contacts for two professional references (in pdf documents) to No phone calls please.

 Deadline for applications: January 10, 2018 by 5pm.