Design and Writing
Freelance design and writing portfolios regularly
reviewed. Email a link to your web site or PDF portfolio to design30
[at] plazm.com for a portfolio review. Noo full time positions are
currently available. Internship information is listed below.
Plazm magazine seeks Advertising Sales Representative
Plazm is a magazine of design, culture, art, literature, and music,
founded in Portland in 1991. Our advertisers run the gamut from small to
large, local to international, such as:
o Airwalk Shoes
o Nau Clothing
o Issey Miyake
o Converse Shoes
o Geffen Records
o Matador Records
o Cherchez La Femme
o Mute Records
o Miramax Films
o New Deal Vodka
o New Belgium Brewery
o Portland Center Stage
o Elizabeth Leach Gallery
o Pacific Northwest College of Art
o Reed College Cooley Gallery
o Hive Modern
o Getty Images
o Adobe Software
o Dyna Graphics
o Cut & Paste
This is not a job, but a contract (1099) opportunity to volunteer for a nonprofit organization and receive a stipend of 10-15% based on your sales. Starts immediately.
Plazm magazine is available at Powell's, Reading Frenzy, local stores, and is distributed internationally to bookstores and other outlets. Online: plazm.com/magazine/features; blog.plazm.com. Published by New Oregon Arts & Letters, neworegon.org.
Send resume (Word or PDF format only) to advertising30 (at) plazm.com. No phone calls please.
Plazm Design, Editorial and Marketing Internships
Plazm currently accepts one or two unpaid interns per term.
What is Plazm?
A Portland-based multidisciplinary design
collective with an annual art magazine and design studio serving clients
and causes from around the world.
What does Plazm need?
Hard working and self motivated individuals who want to get their feet wet in the world of design and magazine publishing. We are offering:
Design internship with Plazm Design
Hone your skills slaving away for Plazm's creative directors and staff designers. You might help design Plazm Magazine or work on studio assignments for clients like MTV, Lucasfilm, or Nike. Working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, internet savvy required. Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML a plus. If you don't know what we're talking about, this is not the internship for you.
Content development and research at Plazm Magazine/Plazm Books
The person in this position should be adept at research and writing, and have some degree of cultural awareness with respect to media, the arts and politics. In this position you will have a chance to develop content for Plazm Magazine and Plazm Books under editorial direction. Ideal for crossdisciplinarians who do not mind running errands.
Marketing internship with Plazm Media
Spend a season learning what it takes to sell and promote a design firm. Public relations, media liaison, nuts and bolts of ad sales (with commissions!) are all components of this internship. If you are interested in learning more about publishing, arts/design media and are good at selling, we would encourage you to sign on.
What's in it for you?
20 hours per week minimum, with a minimum three month commitment. Hard work. Learn a lot. No pay.
How to get the ball rolling?
Stop by the newsstand and pick up issue #29 of
Magazine, spend some time on our website. Check out one of our books such
as XXX: The Power of Sex in Contemporary
Design. Get together your
résumé and a letter explaining why you want to work here and
email it to design30 [at] plazm.com.