Careers

About Kansas City Magazine

Kansas City magazine (formerly 435 Magazine), the largest local magazine in Kansas City, was first published in 2006. Its commitment to high-quality journalism has made it one of the Midwest’s most respected regional publications. Since 2009, Kansas City has been nominated and awarded the Best Print Publication in Kansas City by the Media Mix Professionals of Greater Kansas City. With an audience of 135,000 readers, Kansas City outsells all other local and some national titles on the newsstand.


Account Executive/MultiMedia

Looking for the next step in your professional career?  Business development professionals are in high demand and Kansas City Magazine is looking for a multimedia account executive to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate will have proven sales experience (print and digital preferred), exceptional written and oral communication skills and be a self-starter and team player. S/he will desire a fast-moving opportunity in a competitive market and have extraordinary prospecting skills. Knowledge of the local Kansas City area is a plus. Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships, proficiency in sales/account management technology and strong negotiation skills are required.

Compensation package is commensurate with experience and includes salary plus commission as well as bonus opportunities and company paid benefits. If you want to work for a stable, well established and respected company with a high upside, and you have proven success in sales, please email a resume and cover letter (including compensation requirements) to ads@435mag.com. 

*No phone calls please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. EOE.


Marketing Internship Program

Kansas City magazine offers three-month, part-time internships in our Overland Park office for those seeking to gain magazine experience. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized, creative person with strong writing skills, an outgoing personality and an eagerness to learn.

This person will work closely with the sales and marketing team assisting with marketing initiatives, promotions, events, sponsorships and communications for the magazine. This person will also help draft sponsorship proposals, attend staff, editorial and sales meetings and learn the ins and outs of sales and marketing.

This internship provides a professional environment that allows interns to work side-by-side with an award-winning editorial and sales staff and witness the behind-the-scenes processes of the magazine publishing business while providing assistance to the sales staff.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

We offer an honorarium of $250/per month.

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and résumé to editor@435mag.com.


Editorial Internship Program

Kansas City offers editorial internship positions all year in three-month programs of 20 hours per week. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to regularly interact with the editorial staff.

Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories and feature packages, and writing shorter stories for the front of the book and dining sections. Interns also enter descriptions for the calendar and dining listings sections and write web exclusives for 435mag.com.

We offer an honorarium of $250/per month.

Please note: We can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resumé to editor@435mag.com.


Graphic Design Internship Program

Kansas City offers a three-month (20 hours per week) internship program working closely with the advertising, design, production and digital departments.

This internship includes work for both Kansas City magazine and 435mag.com.

We are looking for highly motivated, detail-oriented people with post-secondary experience in the design field. (We train, but expect the candidate to have strong typographic/creative skills). Duties include basic page layout assignments for front and back of book, image research, basic office tasks, website/marketing materials and other duties that may come up. Interns work closely with art directors and attend editorial meetings where they are encouraged to share creative ideas.

Please note: We can only accept applicants who are enrolled in an educational institution where they will receive school credit for completing an internship.

We offer an honorarium of $250/per month.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resumé to editor@435mag.com.

ALL INTERNSHIPS INCLUDE:

  • Option to participate in Kansas City magazine events.
  • Ability to network with the magazine’s entire staff.
  • Inclusion in the magazine’s printed masthead.
  • Opportunity to add work to your portfolio.