Careers

Minnesota Premier Publications is a locally-owned, family-run business, which publishes the Southwest Journal, The Journal, Minnesota Parent, and Minnesota Good Age magazine.

Our downtown Minneapolis-based company is a haven for people with creative, entrepreneurial spirits and upbeat attitudes.

We pride ourselves on fostering a positive, fun workplace. We work hard and grill outside when the weather's nice, and promise to always have pie on pi day. Join us.


Graphic Designer

MPP is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to join our production team. This position includes design and layout of editorial pages and client advertisements, adhering to a strict press schedule, and working with sales staff and clients on ad design. We’re looking for a positive, cheerful, enthusiastic, and energetic person to work in a collaborative environment.

Candidate must possess outstanding page design skills using Adobe InDesign, an understanding of design and production techniques (including paragraph styles, master pages, etc.), ability to work in a Mac-based environment, and strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills.

Requirements: BA (or greater) in graphic design (or related field) and 3+ years of experience in the graphic design industry.

Work must be performed onsite at MPP’s downtown Minneapolis office. Parking is not provided.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to careers@mnpubs.com.


Advertising Sales Position

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Do you dream of working with a great group of people? Do you like money?

You've come to the right place. We're Minnesota Premier Publications, and we believe in serving our readers and advertisers with outstanding content. We're a group of people who work hard to report on stories, design them to look great, and sell advertising that works for local businesses.

We're looking for an advertising salesperson who will call businesses, make appointments, gather materials, and work with our staff to create advertising that will help local businesses grow. Which helps us grow. And pays you money. It's a great bargain and we hope you'll be a part of it.

Interested? Email your resume and cover letter to careers@mnparent.com. Come work with us. We promise to have pie on Pi Day. And who knows? You might win our next Zolo contest!


Writing & Graphic Design Internships

Our editorial internships involve a minimum of 8 to 20 hours a week during business hours at our downtown Minneapolis office, 1115 Hennepin Ave. Our internships are not paid positions - though we hope your experiences will pay serious professional dividends.

We ask that you be enrolled in a writing or design program or a related field of study at a college or university. To learn more about our summer writing internship with Minnesota Parent, please visit our contributors page.

To apply for a writing internship for Minnesota Parent send a cover letter, resume and five clips/links/attachments to editor@mnparent.com.

To inquire about a graphic design internship, write to careers@mnpubs.com.


Minnesota Parent Distributor

Interested in delivering Minnesota Parent magazines to rack sites in the metro area every month? Email our distribution manager, Marlo Johnson, at distribution@mnparent.com