Sales Assistant

Key Publishing Group is seeking a Sales Assistant. This position is responsible for supporting our Sales Manager and Events Team by working with advertisers and exhibitors for Make-Up Artist magazine and IMATS (the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show). The position works closely with all departments to effectively and efficiently communicate client needs and changes.


  • Assist in processing advertiser and exhibitor contracts and maintain accurate records
  • Manage and update run sheets, sponsorships and Pro-Card participants
  • Compile and monitor sponsorships; booth, class and advertising revenue
  • Prepare weekly financial reports and present to Sales Manager
  • Build and manage strong relationships with clients
  • Support Sales and Events Team by answering client questions via email and phone
  • Provide appropriate follow-up on all sales and client requests
  • Collect digital assets from clients for ads and trade show collateral
  • Print badges and necessary documents to complete exhibitor packets
  • Commision based sales opportunities for print, online ads and school directory


The qualified employee will have a college degree, plus one to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be well organized with the ability to work on multiple tasks at once
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong work ethic to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Must be accurate and efficient in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Google docs
  • Clearly and effectively conveys information; uses professional telephone skills; demonstrates effective business writing skills; shows excellent grasp of grammar
  • Sales experience a plus
  • Open to travel (including international)
  • Punctual and consistent attendance

Why you want to be a part of Key Publishing Group:

– We offer a generous compensation package including highly competitive full-time salaries, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k), generous paid time off policy
– Our office is a happy, creative and stylish destination (featured on where our team loves to work, collaborate and succeed

About IMATS: 
The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show, or IMATS, is the world’s largest celebration of make-up artistry. Thousands of make-up artists, exhibitors and enthusiasts discuss, display and collect the best the industry has to offer. Make-up industry leaders from fashion and film (including Oscar, BAFTA and Saturn award winners) provide education and demonstrations at IMATS, and new products often debut there.  Shows are held in Los Angeles; New York; London; Toronto; Vancouver, B.C.; and Atlanta.

About Make-Up Artist magazine:
Make-Up Artist is a trade magazine for professional make-up artists and is read in more than 70 countries around the world.  It was founded in 1996 by Emmy Award-winning make-up artist Michael Key with the vision to educate, connect and inspire artists and make-up lovers around the world.

About Key Publishing Group:
KPG produces the highest quality magazine, websites, digital content and events. The company is recognized as a leader in professional make-up artistry by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, major film studios and global cosmetic companies. We work with the most talented and successful artists in the world. Our team delivers unparalleled value for our business partners. KPG’s combined social media reach is over one million.

If you would like to be part of this culture of excellence, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and see how your talent and aspirations might fit within Key Publishing Group.


To apply, please send a résumé, brief cover letter and salary requirements.


You can learn more about KPG, IMATS and Make-Up Artist magazine here:


Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @Makeupartistmag.


No phone calls please.

Send resumes to: [email protected]