Kalmbach Media Co.

Kalmbach Media produces high-quality consumer magazines, books, and websites covering hobby, special-interest, and leisure-time subjects. Kalmbach sponsors consumer shows, underwrites public television programming in its fields of interest, and enhances customers' enjoyment with consumer initiatives and reference materials. Kalmbach's goal is to be a leader in each of the fields we serve.

A Great Place to Work

Kalmbach is customer-focused and recognized for treating its customers and employees like VIPs. We believe that everyone we deal with deserves the very finest service, and we make sure that includes our co-workers. It's our way of keeping the small-company "feel" to our ever-growing operation. Kalmbach Media is located in Waukesha, a beautiful western suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kalmbach employs about 100 employees in all areas of publishing, from writing and editing to distribution and accounting. We're proud to be one of the most successful hobby and leisure-time publishers in the Midwest, producing Astronomy, Classic Trains, Classic Toy Trains, Discover, Fine Scale Modeler, Garden Railways, Model Railroader, and Trains. Kalmbach offers an excellent benefits package and values work-life balance.

Position Details

Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

Saturn Lounge, a newly acquired division of Kalmbach Media Co., is a creative agency hiring a talented copywriter for a full-time position. This copywriter will work closely with creative, marketing, and strategy directors to develop concepts and copy for a wide range of creative assets. Video scripts, ad copy (print and digital), long form website copy, blogs, and a variety of other marketing assets will fall within this copywriter’s purview. A passion for marketing and the creative world will help this copywriter candidate stand out above the competition.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to our Creative Director, this position will:

  • Bring a highly creative and imaginative element to our team 
  • Be incredibly detail oriented 
  • Work with directors to develop and execute content concepts across all platforms and formats
  • Work to translate concepts and ideas into digestible content for our clients and their audiences
  • Collaborate well in a team environment 
  • Strike a balance between the ability to take direction well and be self-motivated, take initiative, etc. 
  • Attend and contribute to client facing meetings in both discovery and review phases

Education & Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience as copywriter (agency experience preferred) 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Writing skills are cruciale.

We offer a hybrid work environment and excellent benefits!

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