Contempo Communications

Creative Design/Marketing – Contempo has been developing conceptual design for its clients since the company’s inception in 1995. Specialties include: marketing collateral, packaging, interactive/web, branding/logo development, etc.

Publishing – Contempo began publishing Cleveland Business Connects (CBC) magazine in November of 2006. CBC caters to Northeast Ohio’s business community while focusing on female entrepreneurs and professionals. The magazine, which adheres to a specific industry theme each month, also routinely spotlights corporate networking and corporate event planning. Contempo also publishes various custom projects for clients.

Events – Contempo started its Amplify Speaker Series in 2006. Held three times per year, Amplify attracts business professionals to one venue to network and listen to a panel discussion specific to an industry theme. Contempo also hosts the annual Connectors Choice Awards, which honors the region’s corporate event planning industry and corporate networking community and the annual Female Entrepreneur Summit, which features the area’s top businesswomen.

The following position is available for college credit and experience only:


Contempo Communications is seeking a graphic design intern to assist in the development of internal marketing materials, promotional social media graphics and posts, help with various aspects of client projects both on the web and in print, layout sections of Cleveland Business Connects® Magazine, and other administrative tasks around the office. The intern will report directly to the Senior Art Director and also work closely with various other members of our team.

Duration: The position is available at various junctures during the year usually coinciding with the following college semesters: Fall/Winter (Late September-Early January), Summer (Mid June-Mid August). Opportunity to extend.

Requirements: Position requires student to be Junior/Senior Level pursuing B.A. in Design.
This internship has a minimum of 10-20 hours weekly, typically 2 to 3 days a week.

·      Having a laptop computer and access to Adobe Creative Suite software is required
·      Extremely organized and detail oriented
·      Excellent time management skills
·      Ability to work independently and cooperatively with a team
·      Must be able to define and work to deadlines

Responsibilities/Duties: Ideal candidate must be comfortable doing the following duties:

·      Work directly with the Senior Art Director / Art Director to design clear engaging graphic communications for print and web. This will include logos, direct mail pieces, branded promotional items, web site and social media graphics, posters, flyers, and other marketing materials as needed.
·      Work closely with other members of Contempo team to translate their concepts into marketing materials

Reports to: Senior Art Director / Art Director

Software Knowledge Required: Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop. Some knowledge of WordPress content management system and html are a plus, but not required.

Please send resumes to: or mail resumes to:
Contempo Communications
c/o Internship Program
26650 Renaissance Parkway, Suite D4
Cleveland, Ohio 44128

 *This internship is for college credit only.

Advertising and Event Sales Associate 

Contempo Communications – Proud publisher of CBC Magazine – Cleveland, OH
Full-time, Salary + Commission

Growing Cleveland based creative firm is seeking dynamic, goal oriented sales associates to sell magazine advertising and event sponsorships in Northeast Ohio.

Qualified candidates must have experience selling media, preferably magazine advertising in print and digital, as well as event sponsorships and marketing services to business owners, presidents, marketing executives, and corporate event and networking industry professionals. Ideally, candidates will be independent and self-motivated with proven skills in relationship building, networking, and closing strategies, as well as three – five years of recent experience selling in the greater Cleveland market, familiar with east and west side business territories.In a creative, fast-paced and exciting firm environment, we offer candidates an opportunity to work with an industry leading and award winning team.

We offer a competitive compensation package with a base salary plus commissions, IRA contributions, flex schedules and earned vacation and PTO time.

CBC is Cleveland’s only and largest circulated corporate events and networking magazine catering to business professionals and female entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio. Contempo Communications, the parent company, is an award winning design firm with an impressive client base of brand leading organization’s from small entrepreneurial ventures to large multi-million dollar corporations.

  • Application: No phone calls please.
  • Job Type: Full-time Job
  • Location: Cleveland, OH 44128
  • Required education: Bachelor’s
  • Required experience: Event Marketing: 3 years; Publishing: 3 years; New Business Development: 3 years; Sales: 3 years

No phone calls please, send resumes and references to: