Kinfolk (www.Kinfolk.com) is a lifestyle magazine published by Ouur that explores ways for readers to simplify their lives, cultivate community and spend more time with their friends and family. Founded in 2011, Kinfolk is now the leading independent lifestyle magazine for young creative professionals and also produces international editions in Japan, China and Korea. Published quarterly, Kinfolk maintains a vibrant contributor base from Copenhagen to Cape Town. Kinfolk also produces notecards and hardcover books including The Kinfolk Home and The Kinfolk Table.

Ouur (www.OuurMedia.com) is a lifestyle publisher and agency creating print and digital media for a young creative audience.

Kinfolk is accepting applications for an experienced Marketing Director to join the team in Copenhagen. The Marketing Director will lead the strategy and execution of all B2B and B2C marketing activities for the Kinfolk brand, delivering across print, digital, PR and experiential channels. Working closely with Kinfolk’s editorial, sales and advertising staff, the Marketing Director will strengthen Kinfolk’s relationship with the target customer of 25- to 35-year-old international creatives, as well as the brand’s retail and licensee stakeholders. Using a grassroots and community-centric marketing style that reflects Kinfolk’s identity and values, the Marketing Director will improve brand perception, expand reach and ultimately increase sales. 

Kinfolk is a lifestyle magazine published by Ouur that explores ways for readers to simplify their lives, cultivate community and spend more time with their friends and family. Founded in 2011, Kinfolk is now the leading independent lifestyle magazine for young creative professionals and also produces international editions in Japan, China and Korea. Published quarterly, Kinfolk maintains a vibrant contributor base from Copenhagen to Cape Town. Kinfolk also produces notecards and hardcover books including The Kinfolk Home and The Kinfolk Table. 

Ouur is a lifestyle publisher and agency creating print and digital media for a young creative audience.

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Position:
Position title: Marketing Director
Employer: Kinfolk
Job location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Compensation: Based on experience. Five weeks' vacation 
Commencement date: Fall 2016
Employment duration: Permanent, with three-month statutory probationary window 
Category and working hours: Salaried, 37 hours per week

Essential Functions:

  • Lead strategy and execution for all Kinfolk’s long-lead brand and short-lead product launch campaigns including quarterly magazine issues, biannual notecards and biennial books
  • Segment and deliver marketing messaging across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, e-newsletters, Kinfolk.com, microsites, retail, PR and events
  • Work with Kinfolk’s editorial team to ensure all marketing activities are synonymous with Kinfolk’s brand identity, values, aesthetic and editorial tone
  • Work with senior management and sales staff to develop marketing activities based on sales performance and revenue targets, re-strategizing according to changing needs
  • Schedule all marketing activity in-line with sales dates, maintain the marketing calendar and keep projects and teams on track
  • Collaborate with the Digital Editor on Kinfolk’s social media and website content schedule to maximize visitation, build the online community and ultimately increase direct sales and annual subscriptions
  • Maintain the media kit and lead the production of all marketing and sales materials including product and campaign photos, e-newsletters, sales PDFs, website builds, press packs and event collateral
  • Brief and manage internal art directors, graphic designers and writers and external creative contractors including photographers, stylists, writers, producers and graphic designers to produce high quality marketing materials
  • Build and maintain databases of press, influencer and brand partnership contacts, sending timely correspondence, gifts and non-traditional press releases to nurture relationships and solicit positive coverage
  • Manage incoming press requests including interviews; triage based on value
  • Develop internal and external company/brand messaging guidelines to ensure positive public knowledge/opinion
  • Manage any negative PR issues that arise and work to mitigate future issues 
  • Manage marketing events including concepts, teams, production, timelines and budgets
  • Work with editorial and advertising staff to promote brand partnerships/advertorial initiatives as needed
  • Continually track, analyze and report on the performance of all marketing activities including ROI and community engagement, identifying new trends, opportunities and ways to improve
  • Conduct and analyze consumer insights through yearly reader surveys and focus groups 
  • Set, manage, track and meet budgets for all marketing activities
  • Maintain an organized database of all marketing assets/materials, contracts, invoices, reports, schedules and budgets 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of professional experience in a lead marketing role, preferably for a lifestyle brand or publication
  • Highly attuned to the lifestyle, interests and motivations of Kinfolk’s target market
  • Creative marketer who is results driven, yet able to promote in an honest and sensitive style that is far from traditional or corporate
  • Digital native with a deep understanding of social media, web and SEO
  • Experience managing PR and events, acting as a brand ambassador
  • Experience managing creative staff and contractors including generating briefs, commissioning suppliers and guiding the creative
  • Proficient in MS Office, Adobe Suite, Hootsuite (or similar), Wordpress, MailChimp, Google Analytics, SEO and familiar with basic HTML
  • Proven ability to manage and own large-scale projects, lead staff, meet budgets and timelines
  • Thrives in fast-moving environments and adaptable to change
  • Outstanding teamwork skills with an emphasis on efficiency, clarity and empathy
  • At home in a small, collaborative team and comfortable working both in-person and long distance
  • Native or fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong existing network of creative suppliers, industry and press connections is considered an advantage

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


HOW TO APPLY 

All candidates should create an account with Submittable and submit an application with 1) Cover letter
 2) Résumé
 3) PDF of relevant work or links to online portfolio. 



Kinfolk is accepting applications for an experienced Digital Editor to join the team in Copenhagen. The Digital Editor will play a major role in propelling Kinfolk into the digital realm and will be responsible for the website and all social media channels, including all organic and paid written and visual content. The Digital Editor will work closely with the magazine’s print editorial team to build a strong digital presence and voice that will help to increase Kinfolk’s reach and engagement with 25- to35-year-old international creative professionals.

Kinfolk is a lifestyle magazine published by Ouur that explores ways for readers to simplify their lives, cultivate community and spend more time with their friends and family. Founded in 2011, Kinfolk is now the leading independent lifestyle magazine for young creative professionals and also produces international editions in Japan, China and Korea. Published quarterly, Kinfolk maintains a vibrant contributor base from Copenhagen to Cape Town. Kinfolk also produces notecards and hardcover books including The Kinfolk Home and The Kinfolk Table.

Ouur is a lifestyle publisher and agency creating print and digital media for a young creative audience.

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Position:
Position title: Digital Editor
Employer: Kinfolk
Job location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Compensation: Based on experience. Five weeks' vacation 
Commencement date: Fall 2016
Employment duration: Permanent, with three-month statutory probationary window 
Category and working hours: Salaried, 37 hours per week

Essential Functions:

  • Strategize, build and maintain Kinfolk.com, with a high volume of compelling and original content that is aligned with and complementary to Kinfolk’s brand identity and the print magazine’s editorial voice and scope
  • Manage the run-sheets, schedules, production, budgets, publishing and maintenance of content across Kinfolk’s digital channels including Kinfolk.com; Kinfolk micro-sites; consumer, press, retail and advertiser’s e-newsletters;Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • Work collaboratively with Kinfolk’s editorial, sales, advertising and marketing staff to ensure all digital content meets company brand and revenue goals, project deadlines and budgets  
    Re-publish/re-purpose existing Kinfolk content for digital channels and develop additional digital editorial formats/sections and content
    Develop paid digital content strategies, formats and features according to client needs and broader company goals
  • Develop digital editorial tone, voice and style guides that are aligned with and complementary to the print magazine
  • Source, maintain and guide an ever-evolving stable of digital contributors that complements the magazine’s print editorial
  • Brief, commission and work with writers, copy editors, photographers and stylists to develop digital content from concepts to final stage 
    Write concise, engaging copy for digital channels
  • Prepare and publish all final digital content on all channels, ensuring quality control and consistency
  • Take care of general website maintenance including the e-newsletter database
  • Monitor and manage social media community engagement including triaging and responding to comments and flagging issues   
    Manage and maintain an organized database of all digital content, contributor information and contracts


Skills and Qualifications:
  • 3-4 years of professional experience as the lead editor for a magazine or brand, with a primary focus on digital content strategy, production and SEO  
  • Experience managing external creative contributors/contractors, including generating briefs, commissioning talent, sourcing and licensing content
  • Strong creative writing, editing and art directing portfolio with a natural ability to conceive and develop a high volume and frequency of original content
  • Avid consumer of lifestyle content and a digital native with a deep understanding of social media
  • Proficient in MS Office, Adobe Suite, Hootsuite (or similar), Wordpress, MailChimp and Google Analytics; familiar with HTML
  • Proven ability to manage and own large-scale projects, lead staff, meet budgets and timelines
  • Thrives in fast-moving environments and adaptable to change
  • Outstanding teamwork skills with an emphasis on efficiency, clarity and empathy
  • At home in a small, collaborative team and comfortable working both in-person and long distance
  • Native or fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication
  • Experience working with American AP Style is considered an advantage
  • Experience in marketing or advertising is considered an advantage

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


HOW TO APPLY 

All candidates should create an account with Submittable and submit an application with 1) Cover letter
 2) Résumé
 3) PDF of relevant work or links to online portfolio. 



In addition to any currently listed positions on our website, we are always keen to hear from individuals who would be interested in joining our team. If you’d like to throw your creative hat in the ring to be considered for future positions, please feel welcome to submit an application below. You may not hear from us right away, but you’ll be the first candidates we consider when new positions open.

Ouur would like to hear from seasoned editors who are interested in working across print and digital media aimed at a young creative audience. Editors joining the team can expect to work closely with Ouur’s Brand Director, Publishing Director, and new and existing editorial staff.

Future Editor positions at Ouur may include the following duties: writing and editing for Ouur’s existing publishing verticals, building and leading new publishing projects, writing for marketing material and client services projects. We value Editors who love to write engaging, sophisticated copy, who revel in the details and can spot a dangling participle at ten paces, and who are full of both fresh ideas and the dedication to see them through from genesis to completion.

Ouur is a lifestyle media agency and publisher that currently publishes Kinfolk magazine, The Kinfolk Home, The Kinfolk Table, and The Kinfolk Notecard Collection. As Ouur expands to produce new print products and provide creative services to like-minded companies, there will be opportunities for new talent to join the team.

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Position:

Position title: Editor

Employer: Ouur APS


Job location: Copenhagen, Denmark


Compensation: Based on experience. Five weeks vacation

Commencement date: Hiring as needed

Employment duration: Permanent, with three-month statutory probationary window

Category and working hours: Salaried, 37 hours per week


General Functions:

  • Assist with new Ouur Media projects, including editorial management, strategic planning and content development

  • Brief, commission and manage freelance writers and copy-editors
  • Manage and maintain editorial flat plans, schedules, production and budgets
  • Brainstorm, research and write clear, on-brand copy across various print and digital projects including articles, interviews and essays
  • Write and edit marketing material for publishing projects including website and social media copy
  • Write and edit copy for client services projects including advertising campaigns
  • Line-edit and fact-check copy


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of professional experience working within an editorial team in a print or digital field 

  • Strong writing portfolio and a great sense for strong, innovative stories 

  • Experience with both line-editing and fact-checking stories
  • Experience with InDesign 

  • Outstanding organizational skills and written communication, as this role will be a bridge between the editorial teams in the United States and Denmark 

  • Previous experience in marketing and social media management is considered an advantage 

  • Strong copy editing experience working with American AP Style is considered an advantage 


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Deadline for Applications:  Open, hiring as needed.


HOW TO APPLY

All candidates should create an account with Submittable and submit an application with 1) Cover letter
2) Résumé
3) PDF of relevant work or links to online portfolio.

Please note: You may send over relevant information through this form for us to hold on file, but you may be required to officially apply through the proper application process for specific job openings when available.

In addition to any currently listed positions on our website, we are always keen to hear from individuals who would be interested in joining our team. If you’d like to throw your creative hat in the ring to be considered for future positions, please feel welcome to submit an application below. You may not hear from us right away, but you’ll be the first candidates we consider when new positions open.

Ouur would like to hear from seasoned art directors who are interested in working across print and digital media aimed at a young creative audience. Art Directors joining the team can expect to work closely with Ouur’s Brand Director, Publishing Director, and new and existing editorial staff. 

Ouur is a lifestyle media agency and publisher that currently publishes Kinfolk magazine, The Kinfolk Home, The Kinfolk Table, and The Kinfolk Notecard Collection. As Ouur expands to produce new print products and provide creative services to like-minded companies, there will be opportunities for new talent to join the team.

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Position:

Position title: Art Director

Employer: Ouur APS


Job location: Copenhagen, Denmark


Compensation: Based on experience. 5 weeks vacation

Commencement date: Hiring as needed

Employment duration: Permanent, with three-month statutory probationary window

Category and working hours: Salaried, 40 hours per week


General Functions:

  • Strategize, build and maintain a strong visual brand identity and aesthetic across print and digital channels
  • Brainstorm, research and develop visual formats, feature ideas, mood boards and style guides
  • Work collaboratively with key Ouur staff including the Brand Director, Publishing Director, editors, copy editors and contributors
  • Source, maintain and guide an ever-evolving stable of contributors to ensure that content is ahead of the curve, on-brand and of a consistently high standard
  • Brief, commission and work with photographers, stylists and illustrators to develop content in all stages of the creative process, from concepts to final print proofs
  • Conceptualize and produce photo shoots, including leading casting, location scouting, styling and post-production
  • Manage and maintain art budgets, schedules, production timing and flat plans
  • Work with the core team on marketing initiatives and handle PR inquires
  • Remain well informed about the general media landscape, the photography industry and the latest creative talent

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of professional experience as the lead creative in a lifestyle media, visual arts or fashion industry
  • Strong visual portfolio and an ability to consistently generate inspired/unexpected visual ideas
  • Comfortable sharing ideas/creative license with staff and contractors
  • Able to clearly illustrate ideas and nurture the creative process from genesis to delivery
  • Strong existing network and relationships with creative talent and agencies
  • Experience with photography, creative production, design techniques, tools and principles
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience overseeing post-production, pre-press and press including retouching, color-correction and file delivery
  • Proven ability to manage and own large-scale projects and to meet budgets and deadlines
  • Outstanding communication skills with an emphasis on efficiency, clarity and empathy
  • At home in a small, dynamic team and comfortable working both in person and long distance

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Deadline for Applications:  Open, hiring as needed.


HOW TO APPLY

All candidates should create an account with Submittable and submit an application with 1) Cover letter
2) Résumé
3) PDF of relevant work or links to online portfolio.

Please note: You may send over relevant information through this form for us to hold on file, but you may be required to officially apply through the proper application process for specific job openings when available.

In addition to any currently listed positions on our website, we are always keen to hear from individuals who would be interested in joining our team. If you’d like to throw your creative hat in the ring to be considered for future positions, please feel welcome to submit an application below. You may not hear from us right away, but you’ll be the first candidates we consider when new positions open.

Ouur would like to hear from seasoned designers who are interested in working across print and digital media aimed at a young creative audience. Designers joining the team can expect to work closely with Ouur’s Brand Director, Publishing Director, and new and existing editorial staff. We are interested in designers who know what it takes to make a publication, in print or digital medium: concepting, strong layout and composition skills, and an understanding of design components (type, color, grid, imagery).

Ouur is a lifestyle media agency and publisher that currently publishes Kinfolk magazine, books including The Kinfolk Home and The Kinfolk Table and The Kinfolk Notecard Collection. As Ouur expands to produce new print products and provide creative services to like-minded companies, there will be opportunities for new talent to join the team.

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Position:

Position title: Graphic Designer

Employer: Ouur ApS


Job location: Copenhagen, Denmark


Compensation: Based on experience. Five weeks vacation

Commencement date: Hiring as needed

Employment duration: Permanent, with three-month statutory probationary window

Category and working hours: Salaried, 40 hours per week


General Functions:

  • Lead the design of editorial and client projects from briefing to final delivery 
  • Work with the Ouur team and with clients to create designs for print editorial, packaging, websites, social media, product identities, events, and promotional materials including presentations and media kits.
  • Design concise, on-brand pitch and presentation documents for clients. Design concise creative briefs for contributors and production teams 
  • Commission artwork (photography, illustration, etc.)
  • Maintain a tight visual identity across print, web and mobile reading platforms
  • Formulate and present a wide variety of design concepts to the Ouur team
  • Develop new contacts with photographers, designers and illustrators
  • Successfully manage all external vendors when needed (printers, file prep, production, proofing)
  • Refine and continually improve Ouur Brand Guidelines


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years professional experience as a Graphic Designer or similar 
  • Fully capable in Creative Suite including: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience working across print and digital platforms
  • A strong eye for typography, page layout and a meticulous attention to detail
  • Confident working directly with clients, and adaptable to changing needs
  • Working knowledge of web design and ability work with web developers
  • Ability to generate multiple design solutions and adaptable to changing needs 
  • Ability to manage and own projects and to meet budgets and deadlines
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication skills with an emphasis on efficiency, clarity and empathy; at home in a small, dynamic team and comfortable working both in person and long distance
  • Knowledge of current trends in art, design and fashion
  • Experience designing for print publications is considered an advantage  

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Deadline for Applications:  Open, hiring as needed.


HOW TO APPLY

All candidates should create an account with Submittable and submit an application with 1) Cover letter 
2) Résumé 
3) PDF of relevant work or links to online portfolio. 


Please note: You may send over relevant information through this form for us to hold on file, but you may be required to officially apply through the proper application process for specific job openings when available.

Description: Student Intern, Copenhagen (Part-Time, 20-30 hours per week), 2-4 month terms (or length that aligns with university's internship track timeframe); please indicate desired timeframe and availability on notes section of application. Applications are reviewed regularly and are accepted on a rolling basis.

Applicants must be current students enrolled in a relevant education track, looking for a company to join for their program's period of internship.

Educational areas of study: Communication / Graphic Design / Journalism / Web development / Marketing / Sales / PR 

Ouur offers an educational training and work experience program that will expose the student to all aspects of the publishing industry and agency world (administrative, production, editorial, design, print, marketing, etc.), and encompasses activities designed to enrich the student with valuable skills transferable to the student's future career. Discipline-specific internships are offered, although we do not always have openings for each department.

This is a temporary (2-4 months) unpaid (potential for small stipend) intern position; eligible for school credits with proper coordination by intern with educational institution. Length is negotiable depending on availability of intern and openings at Ouur. Two to three interns are recruited each term.

Ouur is a lifestyle publisher and agency creating print and digital media for a young creative audience. Ouur currently publishes Kinfolk magazine, books including The Kinfolk Home and The Kinfolk Table and The Kinfolk Notecard Collection. Ouur is expanding to produce additional publications and provide creative services for like-minded companies.

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Please select the department/discipline you are most interested in applying for. If you are interested in more than one area, we recommend selecting no more than two.


General Operations Intern Duties:

  • Assists with daily orders, and order processing
  • Sets up store accounts and chases overdue balances
  • Serves customers by: answering questions; forwarding messages; confirming customer orders; keeping customers informed of order status
  • Explores opportunities to add value to organization
  • Assists operations team as needed


Design Intern Duties:

  • Assists the graphic designer in producing content for internal and external use
  • Assists in maintaining consistent branding across the company
  • Assists with the weekly e-newsletter
  • Attends meetings with the designer and editorial team
  • Assists in brainstorming concepts for upcoming projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Assists with styling, art direction/assist photographers when needed
  • Follows through with photographers/writers for deliverables


Editorial/Web Intern Duties:

  • Reads, evaluates, and reports on submissions 
  • Answers inquiries related to editorial submissions and questions, sends submission guidelines
  • Edits copy and proofs deliverables and promotional materials
  • Performs editorial administrative work (copying, filing, etc.)
  • Completes fact checks for essays and copy in production
  • Seeks out promising new contributors by reading print and online journals, blogs, etc.
  • Works on special projects as assigned
  • Assists all members of the editorial staff as needed
  • Writes miscellaneous copy when needed for web and/or print stories


Marketing/Business Intern Duties:

  • Learns the operation and flow of information by receiving and distributing communications related to partnership requests and distribution related queries
  • Assists with chasing overdue balances, reconciling expenses, basic accounting assistance
  • Researches and implements strategies in E-commerce management, fulfillment logistics
  • Enhances organization's reputation by accomplishing new and different requests and assigned projects; explores opportunities to add value to the organization
  • Assists with setting up new wholesale accounts; Responds to general inquiries related to wholesale
  • Helps map/forecast/implement marketing strategies for new projects 
  • Creates systems/processes for fulfilling and managing E-commerce orders
  • Provides general support for business team (operations, logistics, accounting)

Desired skills for all categories: Adept verbal and written communication, dependability, attention to detail, writing skills, proficiency in Excel, familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop a plus


HOW TO APPLY

Create an account below and then submit the form on the following page. On the form, indicate term date preference.

All candidates should submit an application with 1) cover letter 2) résumé and 3) one reference.


*Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for any of the terms, but decisions will be made roughly 4-6 weeks prior to term start date.

**Disclaimer: International students are considered, but priority is given to Danish residents, students studying in Denmark, and EU member applicants. International applicants must be students in order to apply and a visa must be obtained prior to term start date. If you are an international student, please consult your international student supervisor at your university prior to submission for more details and resources.