Job Posting: Decibel Sales & Marketing Manager (Decibel events)

Love craft beer and heavy metal? Are you a dynamic, highly-organized, entrepreneurial go-getter? Is so, we have got a job for you.

Decibel Magazine, the world’s foremost heavy metal magazine and brand, is looking for a Sales and Marketing Manager. The ideal candidate has experience in sales, project management, event planning and logistics, financial planning and forecasting, relationship building and marketing theory.

This position will be responsible for overseeing beer logistics and sponsorship activation for two annual Metal & Beer Fests — one in Philadelphia and the other in Los Angeles — so an interest and knowledge of craft beer and metal is a big plus

Location in Philadelphia is preferred, but not mandatory.

Sales and Marketing:

  • Set goals, develop strategies and tactics to attain those goals, and execute plans
  • Come up with creative strategies for engaging the Decibel community via newsletters, surveys, social media and contests
  • Create sponsorship and ad packages that forge lasting relationships by benefiting advertisers in the long term while ensuring that we meet budget goals
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with record labels, music venues, breweries and other key partners
  • Roll out marketing campaigns to attract sponsors as well as potential event attendees


  • Set clear financial and branding goals around Metal & Beer Fest and the Decibel Magazine Tour
  • Oversee the planning and logistics of events, including but not limited to: budget maintenance and oversight, venue logistics, sponsorship packages, sponsor solicitation, marketing strategy, and day-of logistics
  • Ensure that benefits listed in sponsorship packages are completed, including coordinating with advertising team about free or discounted advertising, promoting on social media, and following through with other benefits

Finance and Revenue:

  • Create and/or oversee profit & loss statements for a variety of Decibel projects, including Decibel Books, the Decibel Magazine Tour, Shopify merchandise (including subscriptions), flexi discs, and more
  • Update and report out on Shopify revenue from subscriptions and merchandise; work with Director of Fulfillment and Editor-in-Chief to monitor subscriptions and come up with strategies to increase revenue
  • Oversee revenue and customer service for the digital edition of Decibel using platforms on the Apple Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Kindle
  • Maintain CRM (Pipedrive) with sponsorship information and work with bookkeeper to get sponsorships invoiced and paid
  • Maintain Decibel Books publishing arm, including finalizing author contracts, outlining royalty structures, and facilitating with printers
  • Coordinate with printers to obtain print quotes, quantity estimates and pricing

Job Type: Full-time


  • Digital Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location
  • Multiple locations
  • On the road


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave

Paid Training:

  • Yes


  • Team Lead

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8-hour shift

Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]