Join the Team

Interested in joining the Premier Travel Media team? We are individuals who love group travel! We are a unique organization to be a part of, and we have a variety of ways to get involved.

Open Positions

Associate Editor/Staff Writer

The Position: Associate Editor/Staff Writer, Sports and Reunions Market:

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our editorial team as an Associate Editor/Staff Writer. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or English, be able to showcase a strong portfolio of previous published work, demonstrate a keen eye for editing their own and other’s work, present a professional demeanor and appearance while having a passion for producing great content.

Responsibilities of this position include researching and writing articles for print and online publications for the sports tournament industry and family reunion markets, producing whitepapers and special reports on a specific subject matter related to our core business, research and photography acquisition, interviewing clients via phone, email and in-person events.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of the the competitive sports tournament market
  • Passion for producing great travel stories
  • Proficient editing skills
  • Grasp of SEO writing styles
  • Social media aptitude
  • Keen attention to detail and deadline adherence
  • Interviewing expertise

This is a full-time position including participation in the company benefits program. For consideration, send resume with salary history, plus current writing portfolio.

Job Type: Full-time, In Office

ExperienceWriting: 2 years (Required)

Design & Production Manager

We’re seeking an experienced graphic designer to serve as our Design & Production Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the creative process for our wholly owned magazine titles and custom publishing projects. Working directly with printers on publication delivery, editors on story layout and design, advertisers with ad delivery, plus freelancers on outsourced projects, you’ll have a 360-degree view of our publishing operations.

The successful candidate will have a flair for creative design within a b-b environment, showcase previous magazine, catalog or brochure design proficiency and have the ability to manage multiple projects and adhere to production deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, relevant links to design projects and salary history/expectations.

Job Type: Full-time, In Office

Experience: Graphic Design and Production Management: 2 years (Required)

Open Position Application

  • Please attach a single document with your resume and writing samples. Acceptable formats are PDF or Word. Maximum file size is 2MB.

Interested in an Internship?

Premier Travel Media is the leading publishing company serving the group travel marketplace. We specialize in producing high-quality, trending content covering both U.S. and foreign destinations which we disseminate through our superior print publications, cutting-edge websites, newsletters and social media channels. Our office is in west suburban Willowbrook, Illinois along I-55.

We offer our interns the opportunity to bolster their writing portfolio and receive guidance and training from experts in content creation for both print and online publication, while gaining experience working within a professional atmosphere.

We are only seeking those dedicated individuals who wish to use this opportunity to polish their writing skills and learn how to plan and craft content that takes into consideration all the elements needed for successful consumption. Those whom we accept and work toward this goal will emerge as more informed and talented writers, better prepared to enter the professional writing field.

Majors of Interest

Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Business. Students with extensive travel experience are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Interns research and write articles for print and/or online publications. Interns also assist the editorial department in research and photography acquisition. Interns may communicate with clients in various capacities via phone and/or email. Questions are encouraged; we want to foster an atmosphere of learning and development.

Although the internship is unpaid, interns receive hands-on work from day one and come away with both business experience and an online portfolio of published writing samples. There is also the possibility to travel regionally during the end of the internship, and the potential for freelance opportunities upon successful completion of internship.

We offer a flexible schedule and relaxed, personable work environment. For three months during any period of the year, interns work two to three days a week for about seven hours at a time at our Willowbrook, Illinois office (about 45 minutes from downtown Chicago). Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Requirements

• Understanding of our target market
• Proficient writing
• Online research
• Meet deadlines
• Social media skills and basic understanding of SEO tactics
• Attention to detail
• Interviewing experience a plus

For consideration, send resume with two to three writing samples. If clips are not available, send graded, non-fiction pieces of at least five pages in length. 

Internship Application

  • Please attach a single document with your resume and writing samples. Acceptable formats are PDF or Word. Maximum file size is 2MB.