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For the editorial department, contact Jacqueline Houton: jacqueline@improper.com
Writing samples recommended.

For the photography department, contact Nicole Popma: nicole_popma@improper.com.
Photography portfolio (digital or film prints) recommended.

For media inquiries, contact Stacey Shane: stacey@improper.com

For advertising (print and online) and event sponsorships or promotions, contact Wendy Semonian Eppich 617-859-1400 ext 221: publisher@improper.com

For the production department, contact Merinda Pattullo Salsky: traffic@improper.com

For the accounting department, contact Arthur Souza: accounting@improper.com

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The Improper Bostonian Magazine
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Publisher
Wendy Semonian Eppich
Editor
Jacqueline Houton
Managing Editor
Matthew Martinelli
Feature Writer/Social Columnist
Jonathan Soroff
Feature Writer/Columnist
Ezra Dyer
Deputy Managing Editor
Alexandra Cavallo
Assistant Editors
Meghan Kavanaugh, Sarah Hagman
Contributing Fashion Editor
Lydia Santangelo
Style Editor
Alix Childs
Contributing Editors
Sarah Adams, Dana Bisbee, Sandy Block, M.W., Liz Bomze, Carolyn Faye Fox, Mopsy Strange Kennedy, MC Slim, JB Brett Michel, Paul Robicheau, John D. Spooner
Editorial Interns
Brigitte Carreiro, Grace Dietshe, Andrew Elmers, Marlo Jappen
Design Director
Joseph Heroun
Art Director
Mallory Scyphers
Photo Editor
Nicole Popma
Staff Photographer
Kerry Brett
Imperatives Photographer
Holly Rike
Sales Manager
Helyn Oatis
Senior National Account Manager
Carly Rubin
Senior Account Executives
Luba Azevedo, Rachel Carlucci
Account Associate
Dawn Martin
Graphic Designer
Alex Vorrilas
Director Of Marketing & Public Relations
Stacey Shane
Advertising & Marketing Interns
Sofia Rosenberg, Cole Semonian
Production Director
Merinda Pattullo Salsky
CFO & VP of Administration
Laura Sceppa, CPA
General Manager
Bill Eppich
Legal Counsel
John S. Day, Esq.
Receptionist/Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Gabrielle Moen
Founder
Mark Semonian

Jobs

For career opportunities, please email: hr@improper.com
Please only email résumés to HR. Your résumé will then be passed along to the appropriate person.

Our Sales Department is Hiring

The Improper Bostonian seeks an experienced self-motivated sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and exciting clients. The account executive will be responsible for new business development and digital sales utilizing the media platform offered by The Improper Bostonian. The ideal candidate will have prospecting/cold calling experience and an excellent ability to close and develop relationships. Time management and social presentation skills are a must. Principal Responsibilities include: Develop and grow existing client relationships; Develop new business; Accurately forecast revenue; Achieve sales goals presented by managements; Entertain clients.

Our Design Department is Hiring

The Improper is seeking a Junior Graphic Designer to handle all of the advertising, marketing, and promotional design in our Boston office. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of advertising/marketing design experience for a magazine. This person must be highly motivated and able to work under tight deadlines and quick turnaround times. Must be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat. Must have knowledge of html and css. Video editing skills a plus. Duties include, but are not limited to: Conceptualize, design and execute ads; Design all internal promotional collateral, including: sales one sheets, media kits, special supplement sheets, power point presentations, business cards, envelopes, Boston’s Best stickers, Boston’s Best Awards, etc.; Design all event related collateral, including: invitations, poster blow-ups, welcome signs, drink signs, envelope labels and post media kit packets; Design and layout "Improper Shopper" section; Design and layout "Improperazzi" section; Create any other selling tools that the Publisher or Sales Manager will need; Update the website in content management system with all new content paying close to attention to making the print content come alive on the web (resizing images, etc); Assist the Art Director when needed. This person will dual report to the Production Director and Art Director. Candidates must supply an online portfolio for viewing prior to an interview. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Please email resume and portfolio to merinda@improper.com.

Internships

Improper Bostonian Internships:

The Improper Bostonian accepts interns for the fall, spring and summer semesters. The deadline for spring internships is December 1. The deadline for summer Internships is April 1. The deadline for fall internships is August 1. To apply, submit materials via e-mail to the contacts below. No phone calls, please; qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews when a position becomes available. Thank you for your interest.

The Design department is not accepting interns at this time.

Editorial Department Internships:

Sarah Hagman and Meghan Kavanaugh/Assistant Editors
Please e-mail a résumé, cover letter and writing samples to: internships@improper.com. Editorial interns work two eight-hour days. Applicants should also include their availability Monday through Friday.

Photo Department Internships:

Nicole Popma/Photo Editor
Please e-mail a résumé, cover letter and either electronic samples of your work or a link to an online portfolio to: nicole_popma@improper.com
Please do not mail portfolios.

Advertising/Marketing Department Internships:

Alayna Eberhart/Receptionist/Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Please e-mail a résumé and cover letter to: reception@improper.com

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