Employment Opportunities

At InvestorPlace Media our employees enjoy excellent benefits, competitive salaries, professional development and growth opportunities. We have great team camaraderie and enjoy a variety of events to interact, from social events to round tables and team events.   So why not consider a career in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with opportunities for growth and advancement?

We offer excellent benefits, including:

Health care, dental and vision benefits; employer-paid short- and long-term disability; 401k plan; employer-paid life, supplemental life & AD&D; flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care; paid holidays; generous personal days; vacation days; sick leave; employee assistance program;  and more!

And our employees enjoy many company perks such as:

Convenient location near Washingtonian/Rio Center, Fallsgrove and Downtown Crown – and a short drive from the Shady Grove Metro Station; plenty of free parking; fun morale-boosting events – both team and company wide; community service-oriented culture; casual and flexible environment.

If you’d like to apply for a position to join the IPM team, please take a look at our open positions and read on as to how to apply!

 How to Apply

External Candidates:  To apply for any of our open positions, please send your resume and cover letter via email to: [email protected]. Each position has a job code listed within each ad; please reference this job code in the subject line of your email.

Internal Candidates:  Please contact Human Resources if you are interested in this position.

At this time we are currently hiring for the following:

COPY EDITOR & RESEARCHER

If you are passionate about investing, the stock market and the financial arena, or if you have a strong interest in learning from the marketing and editorial pros in this high-energy market, then read on to find out how your career can take off and grow with one of the leaders in the multimedia financial publishing marketplace.

What We’re Looking for…

An IPM career can be demanding, so we’re looking for people who are energetic and want to learn and grow with us. We have an excellent track record of providing exceptional careers paths and compensation to those who work hard and prove themselves.

For this position, ideal candidates will be detail- and deadline-oriented and have a B.A. in journalism, Communications, English or a related field. We’re looking for ambitious recent college graduates or professionals with a few years of experience who have excellent editing/proofreading and interpersonal skills and can be flexible and adapt to an unpredictable work environment. Candidates will be responsible for helping to manage the marketing quality of multiple award-winning investment newsletters and websites and will have a great opportunity to contribute to an industry leader in the world of investment publishing. We will provide excellent training to the ideal candidates, who will be self-starters who have strong critical-thinking skills, can prioritize tasks and can work quickly without sacrificing quality. And a good sense of humor is essential!

Other essential/desirable traits: Ability to proofread and markup (tracking changes) in MS Word, perform basic calculations in MS Excel, and communicate with the team via MS Outlook is required. Experience with AP style, Dreamweaver, HTML, online editing, Exact Target or similar applications are a plus.

 

Here’s what you’ll be responsible for as you’re learning our marketing and copywriting process from the ground floor…

  • Our raw marketing copy would first pass through you for:
    • Proofreading
    • Basic edits for our preferred style
    • Fact-checking
    • Documenting/querying claims
  • When our promo is ready, you’ll give it a “final look”/QC it right before it goes out the door…working with Marketing Operations to approve test broadcasts.

So skill requirements in the following areas are essential:

  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Reviewing, fact checking, editing, formatting
  • Problem solving

If you are interested in a copy and research career with IPM’s marketing team, please email your cover letter, salary requirements and resume, along with three writing/editing samples of varying lengths, to [email protected].  (In the subject line of your email, please reference job code:  CER.AM.BH)

SENIOR MANAGING EDITOR

If you’ve ever wanted to make a living by reading, writing, and thinking about great ideas, we’d like to talk with you…

We’re looking for a senior managing editor who can:

  • Edit investment advisories, strengthen arguments, streamline prose, and work with our writers to produce fantastic financial content.
  • Proofread, fact check, and scrutinize every detail of everything we publish.
  • Enforce deadlines, schedule meetings, arrange calls, and keep everybody on task.
  • Update reports, repackage content, and make our biggest ideas shine for months or even years.
  • Absorb everything there is to know about publishing and sharing great ideas with people who want to live better lives.

Required: a strong work ethic, an ability to work within a team, and a great eye for detail.

Preferred: a four-year degree in English, journalism, or marketing.

Even more preferred: experience with editing investment newsletters.

Not required: investment experience.

This is a full-time, on-site position in Baltimore, Maryland or Rockville, Maryland (we have two offices). It will require you to work hard every day. You’ll be challenged by us, and you’ll become an elite-level editor in a short time. You’ll learn from some of the best people in the business. If you’d like to advance your career beyond conventional editing with a conventional publisher, we’d love for you to join our team.

Send cover letter and resume, and reference job code: SME.BH.IP

ACQUISITION DIRECTOR

 InvestorPlace Media (IPM), a Stansberry & Associates Company, is looking for an enthusiastic director level marketer to plan, and execute email marketing campaigns, including negotiating with external list providers. You will work in a fast-paced environment with the marketing and copywriting teams, making data-driven decisions that help grow the publisher’s readers.  Primary goal – we are looking for a director who is driven to achieve the company’s ROI for IPM investments.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of marketers.
  • Know (and learn) their customer’s wants and desires, to increase lifetime value.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with publishers, other marketing directors, advertisers, strategic partners, copywriters and other vendors.
  • Conceive, develop, and implement innovative marketing strategies to grow and retain publication subscribers.
  • Measure, analyze and optimize marketing campaign data and prepare recommendations
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders including copywriters, sales, editorial and web teams to deploy marketing efforts.
  • Develop and grow “monetization” lists for social media, SMS, push notifications and more…
  • Execute tests and provide analysis/recommendations to continuously improve the customer experience and drive sales.
  • Collaborate with Customer Acquisition Director and media buyers for planning and budgetary controls of all digital and print marketing. Primary responsibility is to communicate data and ensure positive ROI that meets company’s goals and targets.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated marketing and advertising expertise is a must. A focus in web or email marketing is preferred.
  • A strong desire to grow a “tribe” customer base using a variety of online and offline outlets.
  • Familiarity with email, affiliate, SEO, display, social, (CPM/CPC/CPA/CPV) and other marketing tactics is a must
  • The ability to discern great marketing copy from the mediocre is recommended
  • A leader and team-builder with a passion for working to achieve results is mandatory.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, multi-project environment

The ability to clearly articulate and present strategies, recommendations and results to team members is required. Strong management skills with a proven ability to drive projects to successful completion is required.

An understanding of the digital ecosystem and how web, email, social, search and e-commerce channels work together to optimize behavior, acquisition and sales is encouraged.

This position requires an individual with creative, data-driven, entrepreneurial spirit with exceptional writing, communication/presentation and influence skills.

To apply, please use job code: AD.BH.IPM

 

DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL MARKETING

InvestorPlace Media (IPM), a Stansberry & Associates company, is looking for a Director of Internal Marketing to oversee the company’s customer retention and renewal efforts.

You’ll be joining a fast-moving, but professional team at IPM, with decades of lessons learned in the financial publishing industry. Plus you’ll be able to enjoy a vibrant company with a “start-up” feel. If you want to be part of brand new growth opportunities and work with an energetic and enthusiastic team, this is it.

The ideal candidate will be driven to achieve the Company’s ROI for the company’s assets and possess demonstrated marketing acumen with experience in digital marketing and a direct response environment. Here’s the fine print…

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of marketers.
  • Know (and learn) their customer’s wants and desires, to increase lifetime value.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with publishers, other marketing directors, advertisers, strategic partners, copywriters and other vendors.
  • Conceive, develop, and implement innovative marketing strategies to grow and retain publication subscribers.
  • Measure, analyze and optimize marketing campaign data and prepare recommendations
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders including copywriters, sales, editorial and web teams to deploy marketing efforts.
  • Execute tests and provide analysis/recommendations to continuously improve the customer experience and drive sales.
  • Collaborate with Acquisition Director and media buyers for planning and budgetary controls of all digital and print marketing. Primary responsibility is to communicate data and ensure positive ROI that meets company’s goals and targets.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated marketing and advertising expertise is a must. A focus in web or email marketing is preferred.
  • A strong desire to grow a “tribe” customer base using a variety of online and offline outlets.
  • Familiarity with email, affiliate, and other marketing tactics is a must
  • The ability to discern great marketing copy from the mediocre is recommended
  • A leader and team-builder with a passion for working with creative people is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss new technical concepts and schedule tradeoffs with technical employees.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, multi-project environment

The ability to clearly articulate and present strategies, recommendations and results to team members is required. Strong management skills with a proven ability to drive projects to successful completion is required.

An understanding of the digital ecosystem and how web, email, social, search and e-commerce channels work together to optimize behavior, acquisition and sales is encouraged.

This position requires an individual with creative, data-driven, entrepreneurial spirit with exceptional writing, communication/presentation and influence skills.

To apply, please use job code: DIM.BH.IPM

 

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING OPERATIONS

 InvestorPlace Media (IPM), a Stansberry & Associates company, is looking for a Director of Marketing Operations to join our team of professionals dedicated to the database and operational systems integral to our company’s successful marketing efforts.

The Director of Marketing operations will oversee a team that is responsible for the database administration, and lead efforts for new publication set up, publication folds, data cleanups and other special events.

Responsibilities:

  •  In depth knowledge of database structures, system functions and processes, company products and programs. Specifically, experience with Exact Target and Salesforce is critical.
  • Serve as liaison with marketing and publishing groups as well as operational groups to execute projects and special promotions, cleanups, reporting questions, and process changes.
  • Share in the evaluation and implementation of software systems and 3rd party providers.
  • Responsible for set up and maintenance of automated email welcome series and renewal series.
  • Provide coaching and feedback to direct reports to achieve high performance.

Qualifications:

  •  Business analysis and/or marketing background.
  • Management experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Access, Crystal Reports, Visual Studio, and html.
  • Agile methodology project management experience.
  • Backehlor Degree in Computer Science or related studies or experience equivalent.
  • Experience in relational databases like SQL or ORACLE.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively manage time and a variety of responsibilities.
  • Understand conceptual and practical marketing and business operations.

To apply, please use job code:  DMO.BH.IPM

 

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

InvestorPlace Media (IPM), a Stansberry & Associates company, is looking for a Production Director to join our team.

The Production Director is responsible for hands-on management of our team including video, web design and motion graphics to acquire subscribers. This team is responsible for conceptualizing, producing, managing, and optimizing graphic assets for use across landing pages, sales funnels, and ads. The person in this role works closely with the copywriters to conceptualize the graphic assets for landing pages and the layout of the page, and then implements these designs in their proprietary content hosting software according to best practices within the timeline of the project.

Beyond designing, building, and testing the functionality of these pages, this team collaborates closely with copywriters, designers, marketers, and web developers to conceptualize and build new front-end code variations for A/B and multivariate testing to enhance the user experience and drive an increase in sales. The ideal person for this role sees themselves primarily as a designer, but also a front-end developer and couples their skills with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop with their working knowledge of HTML and CSS to implement their designs and seek to perpetually optimize the elements used across promotions.

Responsibilities

  • Superb management skills – including some hands-on experience in all areas of design.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to proactively collaborate with copywriters, developers, and/or video producers to define the message and specs for the graphic design and web development elements in a project.
  • Ensure designers deliver final assets to team members in a timely manner to allow for feedback collection, testing, and revisions within the timeline of the project.
  • Proactively seek to optimize current control designs.
  • Stay abreast of best practices to improve UI/UX, streamline workflow, or test potential drivers of sales.

Qualifications

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Sublime/Atom/Dreamweaver, Foundation, using FTPs, CSS, and HTML.Learn personnel and work flows. Specifically existing team and direct contacts in other departments: Marketing, Copy, Web Development, and Customer Service.
  • Learn naming conventions, storage of assets, and project management tools for the production of promos.
  • Learn systems to build promos: IRIS, WordPress.

To apply, please use job code:  PD.BH.IPM

 

WEB DESIGNER/VIDEO EDITOR

InvestorPlace Media is a fast-growing, fast-paced multimedia financial publishing company looking for an energetic, flexible, hardworking Web Designer and Video Editor to join our publishing team.  We have a 40+ year history of growth and success and offer good benefits, a convenient location and great opportunity for advancement.

The ideal candidate will be detail- and deadline-oriented, have 3+ years professional web design experience and the talent necessary to create stunning visuals while maintaining structure and balance within his/her designs.  He/she will be responsible for front-end design (and some development) of online financial publication websites, creating logos and branding, editing video and audio content, collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders while managing multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to bounce around from one application to the next in Adobe Creative Suite without missing a beat.  This is a great opportunity to contribute to an industry leader in the fast-paced world of investment publishing.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Front-end design to include htmls, banner ads, infographics, etc… along with some development of newsletter websites
  • Creating logos and branding for the launch of new services/products as well as refreshing existing ones
  • Ability to edit slideshow-styled presentations via Adobe Premiere. Motion graphics knowledge via Adobe After Effects is a plus.
  • General maintenance/upkeep and ongoing design evolution of existing websites
  • Collaborating with design and development colleagues in a team environment
  • Communicating effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Manage multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Bachelor’s degree, 3+ years professional design experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premier, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Exhibits a passion for design principles
  • Ability to code designs in HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of WordPress is a huge plus
  • Willingness to offer new ideas and communicate effectively
  • Superior attention to detail with outstanding organization skills
  • Ability to take marketing feedback well
  • A solid online portfolio of web design work

Preferred but not required experience with:

  • Responsive/Fluid design
  • Mobile UI design
  • jQuery or other JavaScript libraries
  • Content management systems (open source or out-of-the-box solutions)
  • Video editing and encoding

 

Solid online portfolio of web design work.  Please apply by sending cover letter and resume and reference job code:  WVD.SM.PUB