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Career Opportunities at Road & Travel Magazine

Career Opportunities at Road & Travel Magazine


ROAD & TRAVEL Magazine was founded in 1989 as a lifestyle publication specializing in auto, travel, and safety topics aimed at the women's market. Today, venues include an 8000 page online magazine, the International Car of the Year Awards, speaking engagements, media appearances, and a variety of strategic partnerships within the auto and travel industries.

RTM's mission is to provide content and resources from which consumers can make informed decisions when in-market for vehicle purchases, travel planning or products and services that will keep them safe on the road.

RTM contains 40 departments; equally divided between its Automotive Channel and Travel Channel. RTM does not pay to relocate candidates.


ROAD & TRAVEL Magazine seeks experienced content manager/auto editor for large automotive and travel website aimed at the average consumer with a slant towards women. Candidates should have 3-5 years experience as content manager and writing/editing for search engine optimization.

Self-starting applicant must be very organized and detail-oriented to meet deadlines for weekly magazine. Work towards leadership role as managing editor. Candidates must become knowledgeable with RTM demographic audience to provide accurate content.

Travel required to attend industry functions and road test vehicles. Meeting and building relationships with industry leaders required so must excel in written and oral communication as well as personal presentation, therefore candidate must be outgoing and comfortable in automotive environment.

Experience must include producing and writing content for search engine optimization, content management including researching new and original content, managing freelancers and in-house writers, managing content for 18 automotive sections, road testing vehicles and writing reviews, copy editing, skilled at driving a manual vehicle, scheduling weekly press vehicles, have an interest in cars, and an excellent driving record.

Candidate will work closely with editor in chief, as well as design and editorial staff, so working knowledge of websites, content management system and SEO necessary for writing/editing on web. These skills are unique to a website background and not found in print. Must have understanding of how editorial and graphics function in search engine environment to accomplish work and increase traffic.

Position is in-house in Royal Oak, Michigan with option of starting on a contract basis, eventually evolving into full time salary with benefits. Salary depends on skill level and experience. Excellent potential for growth in position, salary, and industry prestige for right candidate. Degree in journalism required.

Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to RESUME. Resume should include samples/links of published automotive reviews and define skill level of online experience, writing and editing for SEO, design-related background, experience and/or knowledge, if any, and other requirements mentioned in ad. Seeking a detail-oriented, highly energetic leader with excellent communication skills and willingness to contribute as team player on company projects, including the International Car of the Year Awards. No phone calls please


The SEO Specialist's primary goal will be to create, test and continually improve RTM SEO strategies and improve our organic search engine rankings in all major international search engines. SEO specialist must be up to date on current SEO trends and strategies. Search Engine Optimization experience a must.

Develop and manage both in and outbound linking strategy. Identify industry partners and trends; nurture relationships to generate quality inbound links. Industry partners could include reference sites, online magazines and Blogger websites.

Must create and manage ongoing SEO web standards including page title tags, key word use, meta descriptions, internal linking structure and site maps as well as coaching writers on how to write and edit for search engines.

Specialist will be responsible for A/B testing and use site traffic analytics to suggest modifications to better improve traffic.
Leadership position to build SEO team.

Background in SEO/SEM techniques and strategies
Keyword analysis and selection
Competitive site analysis
Site mapping
Keyword density analysis
Optimization of site content
Optimization of meta tags, page titles, and descriptions
Inbound and outbound linking
Internal linking strategies
Excellent written, verbal, organizational & time management skills Work independently and with team
Proficiency w/Microsoft Windows, Excel, and Word
Proficiency with basic HTML coding
Minimum 2-3 years organic search experience preferred
PPC experience with
Google and Yahoo!
Must adhere to W3C compliance standards
Application Procedure

Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:



RTM seeks an aggressive and knowledgeable individual with strong digital sales and marketing background for this new sales & marketing position. Candidates must be familiar with online advertising sales, impressions, units, streaming video, IAB Standards and Guidelines, and current trends of interactive sales and marketing. RTM seeks a creative, strategic out-of-the-box leader who enjoys challenge, diversity, and variety. Some travel.

Position includes sponsorship sales and marketing for successful, annual International Car of the Year awards event (ICOTY). Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Manage new business development, Internet ad sales in automotive and travel categories, nurture existing accounts, develop and sell multimedia proposals, and become knowledgeable with RTM content and demographics.

Unlimited room for growth and income for right candidate. Organized and detail-oriented required. RTM Media Kit.

Position is in-house in Royal Oak, Michigan office. No phone calls please. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: CONTACT US.

- Bookkeeper/Admin/Office Manager -

Seeking full time bookkeeper/admin to handle Quick Books up to F/S, P&L, Payroll and taxes. Duties include managing small office and admin/editorial assistant to editor-in-chief. Journalism degree will provide advancement opportunity to editorial department with proven success. Event planning included so candidates must be detail-oriented and organized. Benefits. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: CONTACT US