Circulation/Audience Development Manager

Join a small team of talented publishing specialists who are driving continuous readership growth and circulation profitability at our flagship title, Mother Jones, and in a multi-title environment through our rapidly growing publishing services consultancy. Collaborate with us on meeting circulation unit, revenue, and expense goals and on strategies to unlock sales, reduce costs, and develop revenue in all operational areas. This is an exciting growth opportunity for a smart candidate who has brand management and direct marketing experience and an appreciation and understanding of both traditional and digital media.

Mother Jones and its parent organization, the Foundation for National Progress, are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and welcoming work place. We also offer competitive salary and a great benefits program that includes paid health, dental, and vision; FSA; 3 weeks accrued vacation in your first year (increasing to 4 in your second); 12 paid sick days per year; 12 paid holidays plus your birthday off.


  • Detailed reporting and strategic analysis of all audience data, including production, promotion, and renewal analysis, and other reports as required.
  • Managing retention schedules and day-to-day interaction with multiple fulfillment vendors. Maximizing effectiveness of renewal and billing activities for all subscriber sources, including direct mail, inserts, gifts, auto-renewals, online, and digital-only subs.
  • Managing upcoming fulfillment conversions for multiple titles.
  • Conceptualizing and executing direct mail, print, social, and digital campaigns and promotions to meet circ goals and build audience for multiple titles and product lines. Working collaboratively to develop new marketing strategies for digital, bundled, and premium subs.
  • Preparing and filing ABC statements and overseeing annual audits.
  • Managing and mentoring junior circulation staff.

Position Requirements:

Education/Experience: 4-year college degree and 3-5? years in consumer marketing/circulation.?

To Apply: Please send your resume and a personalized cover letter to jobs (at) motherjones (dot) com with “Circulation” as the subject line.