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Director of Sounds True’s Professional (Psychotherapy/Therapist) Division

Sounds True, a multimedia publisher based in Boulder, Colorado is seeking a Director of our Professional Division to help us bring leading-edge psychotherapy training to a growing worldwide audience. This is a part-time, contract position with flexible hours, requiring approximately 8–10 hours per week (on average).

We are looking for someone who both has clinical experience as a practicing psychotherapist and a passion for introducing people to leading-edge online training opportunities. You must be a trained psychotherapist, an excellent writer and communicator, and be comfortable speaking and conducting interviews in front of a camera. The ideal candidate lives in the Boulder/Denver area has interest and experience in online marketing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Being the face and voice of Sounds True’s Professional Division
  • Writing a weekly email to our growing database of professionals sharing with them your enthusiasm about new developments in the field and information about Sounds True’s online training programs
  • As needed, moderating private Facebook discussion groups related to online programs
  • Creating 1–2 short video communications each month introducing people to new authors and online programs
  • As needed, hosting professional training webinars
  • Working with our new product development team to select new authors to feature in our online training summits and courses
  • Interacting with leading authors and trainers in the field to help them shape their content for online delivery through Sounds True
  • Staying abreast of new trends, modalities, and practices in the psychotherapy field to help develop ideas for online training offerings
  • Actively researching and developing relationships with leading psychotherapists and other experts in the space

Please send a cover letter that expresses your interest along with your resume to HR@soundstrue.com.


Associate Acquisitions Editor, Content Acquisition

Sounds True, a multimedia publisher specializing in spirituality and holistic living seeks an experienced, full-time acquisitions editor to help build our list of innovative and high-quality products that are in keeping with Sounds True’s mission and publishing strategy.

This is a full-time position that is based in our Louisville, Colorado office, but remote applicants will be considered.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Knowledge of the psychology, relationships, health, healing, personal development, and self-help marketplace and trends
  • Acquiring 20–25 new audio or online learning projects annually as directed by the Associate Publisher, and providing regular reporting of progress toward acquisitions goals
  • Supporting Publisher and Associate Publisher with communication, proposal review, and research, as well as other editorial projects as assigned
  • Identifying potential authors, developing proposals, presenting new projects to the acquisitions team, and negotiating offers with authors, business managers, and agents as necessary
  • Cultivating and managing relationships with authors
  • Brainstorming, creating, and composing new project proposals for content and marketability
  • Researching and evaluating industry trends, competitive titles, and professional needs in the designated fields
  • Working closely with producers, production staff, marketing and sales, art/design, IT, and the contracts department to meet acquisitions, development, and publishing goals

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You have experience acquiring projects in the psychology, relationships, health and healing, and self-help categories. You have an established author and agent network in these disciplines.
  • You have experience taking ideas and building products from the ground up—creating concepts, finding potential presenters, etc.—and an independent and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You are a voracious consumer of content related to personal development—and you are passionate about fresh ideas that will help people thrive, live authentically, improve their health, and improve their relationships.
  • You have a passion for training, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, a focus on customer satisfaction, and strong project management skills.
  • You are a trend-spotter. You possess a great deal of market-savvy, and adore trolling social media sites and print media for new voices and new ideas.
  • You thrive while working in a self-directed manner—and you are also an excellent team player.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2–3 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels across the organization
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and set priorities under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office
  • An affinity for curriculum related to personal growth, spirituality, and holistic living is a must

Sounds True offers an excellent working environment and great benefits. Application submissions should include cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Please send your resume to HR@soundstrue.com.



Web Application Developer—LAMP/Magento

Sounds True, a multimedia publishing company specializing in spirituality and holistic living, seeks a full-time, onsite addition to our software development team in Louisville, Colorado. This person will primarily support the ongoing development of our Magento ecommerce and online course platforms.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and maintain functionality for our Magento e-commerce, course, and live event systems
  • Be responsible for the quality of the software you write and the overall health of our systems
  • Actively participate as a member of a Scrum team, defining stories, refining requirements, communicating progress, and completing assigned tasks

Requirements:

  • 3 or more years of development experience using PHP and MySQL on Linux systems
  • 1 or more years of experience extending and maintaining Magento 1.X
  • 1 or more years of experience extending and maintaining WordPress
  • Expertise in PHP 5.6+, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, HTML
  • Experience developing extensions and themes for the Magento platform
  • Experience with source code control and ticket management systems: Git
  • Skilled in Linux and MySQL usage and administration

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a BS in Computer Science
  • Understands and follows TDD, fixturing, and sustainable automation techniques
  • Demonstrates delight in finding solutions to complex problems
  • Collaborates in a cross-functional team setting
  • Is familiar with Amazon Web Services environments
  • Has experience with Magento 2.X
  • Has been part of an Agile Scrum team
  • Has a genuine interest and connection to the mission of Sounds True
  • We Offer:

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • 401(k) with employer matching
    • Profit-sharing
    • Paid time-off, including your birthday
    • Paid time-off for volunteering; charitable matching
    • A pet-friendly workplace
    • A meditation room
    • And more . . .

    Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HR@soundstrue.com. You can learn more about our company at SoundsTrue.com.



    Design Director

    Sounds True, a growing multimedia publishing company specializing in spirituality and holistic living, is seeking an experienced Design Director to lead our busy design team and maintain an integrated visual identity. The right candidate will balance hands-on projects, and personnel management with strategically shaping our brand across media and channels.

    Responsibilities

    • Mentor, inspire, and manage our growing design team
    • Articulate and maintain a quality, consistent brand identity across products, formats, and channels
    • Foster a culture committed to excellence, collaboration, professional and personal growth, and job satisfaction
    • Cultivate fulfilling relationships with authors, customers, vendors, internal clients, and colleagues
    • Supervise workflow through design department
    • Propose and administer design team budget
    • Maintain familiarity with design trends and best practices across genres, formats, and channels

    Requirements

    • Minimum 5 years leading a design department within a publishing company
    • Portfolio demonstrating creativity and ability to articulate and interpret brand standards
    • Successful direction and management of print, email, web, and interactive design and production
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Google Drive
    • Proactive work style, hardwired for organization, and devoted to deadlines
    • Clear, honest, and kind written and verbal communication style
    • Connection to Sounds True’s mission and products

    Sounds True offers a great work environment and excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, paid time off, matching 401(k), profit sharing, and more. To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com. To apply, send a compelling cover letter, resume, link to portfolio, and salary requirements to HR@soundstrue.com.



    Product Marketing Manager

    Sounds True, a growing multimedia publishing company specializing in personal growth, spirituality, and holistic living, seeks a full-time product marketing manager to join our Trade Sales and Marketing team. Our Trade Sales and Marketing team connects Sounds True books, audios, and music to a vibrant community of readers and listeners. We’re looking for someone with a love of books, a genuine interest in our content, and expertise in innovative marketing.

    Primary Responsibilities Include:

    • Collaborate with Trade Sales and Marketing team to create leading-edge marketing campaigns for book/audio/music products
    • Cultivate close working relationships with authors and artists to support their marketing needs from acquisition through publication and beyond
    • Plan, develop, execute, and evaluate product marketing campaigns in both traditional and emerging channels
    • Deliver know-how in digital marketing trends and best practices
    • Continually research core markets and industry developments to establish clear, unique branding vision for each product
    • Collect and analyze sales and marketing metrics to forecast opportunities and challenges

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • Brings a minimum of five years experience in marketing, preferably in publishing or related content-rich field
    • Loves reading, books, authors, bookstores, libraries, and all things bookish
    • Is curious, willing to try new approaches, and able to learn new skills quickly
    • Has a genuine connection with our content and with the mission of Sounds True
    • Balances an ability to work independently with a passion for collaboration
    • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
    • As a plus, has basic skills in video post-production (editing short marketing videos)

    Sounds True offers an excellent work environment and great benefits. To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to HR@SoundsTrue.com.



    Audio Production Coordinator

    Sounds True, a growing multimedia publishing company specializing in spirituality and holistic living, seeks a full-time production coordinator to join our creative division. As production coordinator, this person will join a traffic management team to oversee the production process for all audio products, as well as supporting the art, copy, and A/V teams.

    Primary Responsibilities Include:

    • Setting and tracking detailed schedules for every job
    • Attending weekly production meetings
    • Database entry
    • Asset tracking and routing
    • Expense tracking
    • Meeting coordination
    • Author communication
    • Inter-department communication
    • Live and/or online event assistance as needed
    • Editorial and administrative duties as assigned

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • Is highly proficient at managing and meeting deadlines
    • Has aptitude for prioritizing multiple demands at once
    • Has strong communication and teamwork skills
    • Is detail oriented and exceptionally organized
    • Is confident and able to negotiate skillfully in pressured situations
    • Is proactive and displays strong self-initiative
    • Has a genuine interest and connection to the mission of Sounds True

    Candidate must have 2+ years experience in traffic management and possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in Firebrand is a plus. Sounds True offers a working environment and excellent benefits. To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com Please email a cover letter and resume to HR@soundstrue.com.


    Customer Service Representative

    Sounds True, a multimedia publisher specializing in spirituality and holistic living, has a full-time opening for an energetic and responsible individual to join our Customer Service team. Primary responsibilities include data entry, assisting our customers by phone and email, problem solving, helping customers with their downloadable programs, and reconciling account discrepancies.

    The Ideal Candidate:

    • A high standard of professionalism
    • The ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot technical issues
    • Experience downloading music or books
    • Ability to work within a team environment, yet independently
    • Ability to perform under pressure, multitask, and have a sense of urgency
    • Attention to detail
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Interest in our product line

    Some of our excellent benefits include health and dental insurance, matching 401(k), paid time off, and more! To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to HR@SoundsTrue.com. Please note that resumés without cover letters will not be considered. No calls, please.