Account Manager – Advertising and Sales

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Can you start today? The Castro's only gay community website MyCastro.com, is looking for a quality independent sales rep to sell advertising for our local, national, and international reaching website. We are seeking someone who is self motivated, articulate, a born salesperson, enjoys commission based sales, and has the ability to work from home as well as conduct face to face sales appointments.

MyCastro.com is a rapidly growing website with endless growth potential and we need someone who is self-motivated and ready to become an integral part of the Castro Community, or hopefully you already are!

MyCastro.com serves up 300,000 pages views each month and growing strong!

You have the ability to have a flexible schedule but we will require the following:

  • Send in a weekly sales report to manager
  • Meet or exceed sales goals
  • Record appointments, calls, emails etc. in our proprietary software program
  • Follow up on leads in a timely manner
  • Meet once a week to update and strategize

We are a small company with no assigned territory so you will have a lot to work with and lots of opportunities to make money. We will give you some leads, but they are really easy to find, too!

Check out our website at www.MyCastro.com and please respond with your resume and include information about yourself and current work situation to Jobs@MyCastro.com.

Pay is commission only with generous bonuses and incentives. If the company makes money you make money and the growth potential is limitless. Please do not respond if you are not interested in a commission only position. Also, please review our current media-kit for product pricing and products.

We look forward to working with you soon.

Internship – Marketing/PR and Publishing

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MyCastro.com the Castro's GLBT Community website is seeking a motivated, self-directed, and involved community member for the Marketing/PR and Publishing internship position.

We are in need of an intern who loves the Castro Community and excited about being a part of a new innovate non-profit start-up.

You must be a triple threat; Please have the ability to write news worthy articles in tone, be great on the phone, can handle themselves in excel while being able to navigate our website to update content. We will provide ample training and guidance every step of the way while you learn the ropes of running and operating an online media space. However we will require that you be savvy, self-directed, motivated, and excited to learn. If this is you please read on.

Marketing/PR and Publishing Intern:

  • Hours (14-20 per week) but at least two hours per day.
  • Work from home and meet once per week.
  • Unpaid
  • For College Credit
  • Potential for part time employment should the fit be right.
  • Commission opportunity available when assisting the sales team.

Daily Tasks:

  • Cull and post relevant news and information to our news feeds using our list of media suppliers daily.
  • Review MyCastro.com Community Board Postings and post three per day to our homepage. You will be trained in this process.
  • Write 1 - 3 articles per week about local Castro News. Please be comfortable writing in tone with proper grammar and punctuation.
  • Update weekly nightlife listings by contacting promoters and Bar Owners. Some excel/data entry is required.
  • Some face-to-face interaction with clients to promote advertising and sales promotions. If you can cold call then head to the front of the line.
  • Participate in key decision making at weekly meetings.
  • Facilitate coordination of work and research on relevant projects by senior management.

Qualifications:

  • A college junior or Senior. Or a recent college graduate from a four year university.
  • Major in Marketing, Sales, Communications, Journalism, or Business preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others.
  • Interested in the GLBT community and the Castro Neighborhood.
  • Comfortable on the phone, interacting with clients, and can work from home.

If you are ready to start making a difference and ready for immediate consideration please email your resume, 1 writing sample, and cover letter to: Jobs@MyCastro.com. Please enter the word, "Internship," In the subject line heading of your email.

Writer Wanted

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Mycastro.com is seeking a talented, self motivated, and informed writer to produce 6 articles per month. Mycastro.com is a community site for the LGBT community in San Francisco’s Castro district. If you are passionate, informed, and great with monthly deadlines then please read on.

The Mycastro.com Staff writer will cover a gamete of editorial topics not to exceed 600 words. These sections will include:

  • National News:
    600 words describing a national news worthy issue effecting the LGBT community.
  • Castro News:
    600 words about a current Castro news worthy article that our readers must be informed about, topics can vary.
  • City News:
    600 words or less about the latest news effecting San Francisco residents. This article does not need to be gay LGBT specific but should be relevant to a wide scope of San Franciscans.
  • Celebrity:
    600 words or less about current celebrity / gossip. The topic doesn't not need to cover LGBT celebrities specifically. This should be fun and campy.
  • Health / AIDS:
    600 words or less about current health and medical research effecting the Castro Community. This can cover outbreaks, HIV research, addiction, depression or any other medical issue relevant to the LGBT community.
  • Events:
    600 words or less reporting on upcoming events that our viewers would want to partake of. Events can include, street fairs, concerts, free events, and even citywide spots of interest.

What is important is that these articles be fresh, current, and relevant to the Castro and LGBT community. Please have your own unique "voice" and flare. Creativity is encouraged. All submissions must be original work, without prior submissions to another publication. Plagiarism will be strictly prohibited. All work must be fact checked. All writings are submitted one week prior to publication on the first of each month.

Compensation : $10 dollars per article + plus commission on click through.

For immediate consideration please email resume and 2 sample writings of relevance to:
jobs@mycastro.com subject: Staff Writer