News

This is where we post updates and things we’re interested in – from industry learnings, client events & launches, and job openings, to interesting new marketing approaches, and businesses we come across that are taking some risks and making change in the world.

If you come across something you think we’ll find interesting, email us at inquiries@cleversmedia.com.  We’re always happy to hear your news – and who knows, we might share it!

Join us (deadline extended)

Advertising Sales Representative position available

We are seeking a bright and energetic person to join our sales force and represent our diverse and growing list of magazine and festival clients. Your role will be to sell advertising space and sponsorships for various print and online publications.

You have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals and expectations. You require little supervision, and are very driven and motivated. You respond well to training, and are looking for a job that’s approximately 20-25 hours per week, with availability during day time hours Monday – Friday.

You’re motivated, and you strive to excel at whatever you’re doing. You’ve most definitely got sales experience… and whatever it was that you sold (print and online media sales preferred), you LOVED selling.

Pay: small base monthly fee + commission on all advertising sold.

NOTE: While having some experience in a customer service role with a sales focus is an asset, applicants without demonstrated success in sales would not be a fit for this particular position.

Application deadline: March 30, 2015. Please send resumes to enquiries@cleversmedia.com.

Kudos

A couple of our clients had some nice things to say recently.  Have a peek:

Clare and Trevor and the team at Clevers Media did an incredible job for us and we could not have picked a more outstanding team of professionals to represent us. Taking a company through a complete website overhaul can be very difficult process, however their organized and disciplined approach led us through it easily. We had high expectations for the visual look and functionality of HollowayZaiser.com and they met and exceeded our expectations. Not only were they very knowledgeable and efficient in their work, but they also offered their suggestions and creative ideas throughout the process – adding numerous pages and features to our website. They were always available to answer questions, make improvements, and provide guidance. I was very impressed with the quality of work, meticulous attention to detail and customer care.  I will refer them, without reservation, to any business associates who are looking for a quality web design experience!

Stacey Holloway
President, Stacey Holloway and Associates
Principal, Holloway Zaiser Group

A two-hour consult with Clevers Media was the best investment I have made in the four years I have owned a vacation rental in Hawaii. They guided me to make some significant changes in my marketing strategy that have resulted in increased bookings and exposure for my rental. I highly recommend working with Clevers Media if you want to grow and expand your business.

Tracey Kikals, Owner, Hawaiian vacation property rentals

We’re Growing.

Earlier this summer we welcomed Diane Pereira to our growing Clevers Media team. Diane joined us as a graduate of the Masters in Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and she is assisting with project co-ordination and generally helping keep us on track as we continue to grow.

And apparently this growth thing is catching… We’re in the process of hiring new advertising sales people too, for the expanding roster of magazine and festival clients we represent.

You may be wondering what this means for YOU? Well, even better service, in addition to more behind-the-scenes organization from us.  Everyone we bring on board “gets” how much taking care of business and improving process matters.

Join Our Team!

Clevers Media – Ad Sales Representative position available

You’re motivated, and you strive to excel at whatever you’re doing. You’ve got some past sales experience, and whatever it was you sold, you LOVED selling.

We are seeking bright and energetic people to join our sales force to represent our diverse and growing list of clients and their various print and online products.

You require little supervision, but respond well to training, and are looking for part-time work.

Pay: small base monthly fee (dependent on number of hours committed to each week) + commission on all advertising sold.

Please submit resume to trevor@cleversmedia.com with the subject line “Ad Sales”.

Client Love

It’s always nice to hear a kind word from our clients. The other day we received the following from Musicworks Magazine:

“Clevers has been selling ads for us for 5 years now, and our advertising revenue has skyrocketed. Not only have they opened up new revenue streams for us (encouraging us to start a monthly e-newsletter and sell ads within it), they also free up time for us to do the things that make our publication Canada’s premiere experimental music magazine.”

—Andrea Warren, Operations Manager, Musicworks Magazine

Next up for Musicworks is  the re-launch of their website. We’re excited to announce a variety of opportunities we’ve developed that could benefit your organization. Look for updates on these products in the weeks ahead.

We Do Web…

… in case you didn’t know.

We work with some of the biggest brains in the business of online.

Our team builds strategic, forward-thinking and beautiful websites that are flexible and scalable – suitable for growing with you and your business in myriad directions.

On the heels of working on the websites for Timis Corporation and Holloway Zaiser Group, we’ve just landed the business for Globle 9.

Globle 9 is the parent company of a group of companies originally formed to serve the commodity, aerospace, and industrial needs of clients globally, with a particular focus on China.  The business developed into a commodity-focused solution provider assisting and solving unique supply problems for individuals, corporates, and government.  They provide commodity trading services through their three commodity trading subsidiaries – GES (oil), GIO (iron ore), and Globle (agriculture). They work with banks, government-owned enterprise and international energy firms, and have operations in London, Dubai, Hong Kong, Tripoli, Nicosia and Benghazi.

CZP Web Graphic

ChiZine Publications

We are very excited to be working with ChiZine Publications throughout the spring of 2013.  We’ll be working with them to create a marketing plan to take their promotional efforts to the next level. Stay tuned to see what we come up with and, in the meantime, you can follow ChiZine here @chizinepub and on Facebook.

ChiZine is a small, independent publisher of surreal, subtle, disturbing dark fiction in trade paperbacks and eBooks. They have been publishing since 1998. CZP is an offshoot of the online magazine, Chiaroscuro: Treatments of Light and Shade in Words, which has been running since 1997.

If you’d like to discuss how we can help you achieve your marketing goals, email us at inquiries@cleversmedia.com.

Gratitude

As a new year gets under way, we can’t help but reflect on the year that took its leave last month. 2012 was very good to all of us at Clevers Media, and over a brainstorm about the year ahead, we just couldn’t help but acknowledge our gratitude – for our internal business workings, the strong relationships we have with our clients, our talented employees, that we are fortunate enough to be approaching our five year anniversary since launch (imminently!), and that we get to do the kind of work we enjoy.

Hoping all of you have lots to be grateful for too.  Here’s to 2013 bringing gifts both desired and unexpected!  And if you have some gratitude you’d like to share send us a tweet @cleversmedia (#gratitude), and of course, feel free to get in touch with us about your plans for 2013 at inquiries@cleversmedia.com.