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Want to work for us? Columbus Underground is a rapidly growing company headquartered in Downtown Columbus and we're looking for fun, creative, hard working, and entrepreneurial-minded locals to join our team!

Below are currently open positions. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions or inquiries you have. We look forward to hearing from you!

Ambassador Team!

Columbus Underground is looking for individuals who are passionate about creating a better Columbus to join our Ambassador Team! CU Ambassadors will help keep Columbus Underground a community-driven resource by being a part of everything from our events, to helping connect others with the latest news about our great city.

CU ambassadors will be excited to spend their time volunteering and assisting at CU events, sharing relevant CU news stories and engaging with other members of the CU community. Ambassadors will be expected to engage with other community members in a welcoming and positive manner.

Each member of the CU ambassador team will receive exclusive CU swag and apparel, access to exclusive ambassador community forums and events, discounts on event ticket pricing, and more. CU ambassadors will also occasionally be the first in the know about breaking news in the city!

Job Updated: September 2021
Timeline: Ongoing
Location: Columbus, OH


Account Executive - Full-Time

Evans Creative Group is looking for a digital advertising Account Executive to join the team at Columbus Underground and The Metropreneur, as well as our cultural event like the Columbus Coffee Festival. The account executive will be responsible for the entire advertising sales cycle from prospecting to lead generation to consultation, close, and then account management.

We’re looking for someone who is consultative, empathetic, and client-focused but also goal-driven and hungry for success. The account executive will be expected to hit monthly sales goals while effectively growing and managing their pipeline.

We are a small but powerful team that knows how to get the job done. Your work will be meaningful and rewarding in ways that reach beyond just a paycheck.

If you care about the success of your clients and want to be a driving force behind the growth of Columbus’ independent, online news platforms, and fun cultural events, let’s talk.

What it takes to be successful

Bachelor’s degree
1+ years of B2B sales experience
Capable of successfully executing all aspects of the sales process
Ability to work independently while also being a positive team player
Self-motivated w/ excellent organization and time-management skills
Superb oral and written communications skills
Proficient in presentation and persuasion
Excellent client service and problem-solving skills

-Previous experience selling advertising, sponsorship and/or marketing services to small and medium businesses
-Affinity for Columbus and a passion for the businesses who call it home
-Enthusiasm for digital marketing, online advertising, and event sponsorships
-Experience w/ Google Ad Manager, Google Analytics, CRM platform like Salesforce
-Entrepreneurial spirit who can adapt nimbly to change and growth
-Can do attitude with flexibility to work outside defined scope of work
-Detailed oriented and coachable

This is a salary plus commission position. Some of the benefits offered to our employees include paid time off, health insurance, CPass to use COTA for free, and 6 holidays each year.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Posted: August 2, 2021

Job Closes: October 31, 2021

Job Location: Columbus, OH (some driving will be necessary)

Required education: Bachelor's

Required experience: Business to Business Sales: 1 year

Please send cover letter and resume with references to [email protected]

Internships - Journalism / Photography

Columbus Underground is currently seeking eligible interns. Internships are customizable part-time positions in the realm of journalism and photography. Ideal candidates will have existing writing, editing and photography experience. This internship includes a mix of on-site work in our Downtown offices and off-site work that can be completed on your own schedule, though interns are expected to be highly responsive to text/email communications throughout internship term.

We are currently looking for interns to focus on the following topical areas:

  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Civics & Politics
  • Neighborhood Issues
  • Retail, Fashion and Shopping
  • Current Events and Special Features

Job Post Updated: August 2021
Timeline: Ongoing
Location: Columbus, OH

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Please send application with resume and writing/photography samples or online portfolio to [email protected].

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