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JOB BANK LISTINGS

The GPA Job Bank is a service of Georgia Press Association. There is no charge for ads if the position is being filled for a newspaper or company that is a member of GPA.

For all others (including affiliates, subsidiaries and sister publications of GPA members), the cost is $20 per ad. Advertisements are left in the GPA Classifieds for three months from the “Posted” date. Non-GPA members must make payment before we can post your ad.

In addition, ads will be published one time in the classified section of the GPA Bulletin. The Bulletin is mailed on or about the 17th, and the deadline for classifieds submissions is the 5th.

To post an ad in the GPA Job Bank, send your request to
sireland@gapress.org.

Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30341. Your ad will be posted as soon as we receive payment.

The Georgia Press Association also maintains a free Résumé File. Job seekers may send their résumés to: Résumé File, GPA, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 200, Atlanta, Ga. 30341.

All résumés will remain on file for three months. GPA members may call the office at any time to inquire about résumés on file. We will help you look for the kind of candidate you need and send you the résumés.


EQUIPMENT (2)

Press parts available

3/17/17

The Dodge County News of Eastman has some new extra parts for a Harris V15A web press. Could your printing plant use them? Contact Chuck Eckles at the Dodge County News at chuck@dodgecountynews.com or 478-374-6397.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board room chairs and tables

3/31/17

Georgia Press Association is selling 26 chairs and 14 tables like those pictured above. Each chair is $40, and each table is $35. Table legs fold down for storage and easy transport. For more information, contact Jennifer Labon at 770-454-6776.

 

Free cubicles/work stations

3/31/17

Georgia Press Association is offering two cubicles (which make four work stations) free to anyone willing to remove them from GPA’s third-floor office and haul them away. Contact Jennifer Labon at 770-454-6776 for information.

 

 

 

 

 


ADVERTISING/MARKETING (5)

Local Digital Consultant

3/30/17

The Local Digital Consultant services local advertising accounts with the goal of increasing advertising revenue year-to-year by growing existing business and soliciting new business in a specific geographic territory, account list or product mix. Local Digital Consultant is expected to sell based on the consultative technique — performing needs assessments and delivering targeted sales proposals using appropriate Ledger-Enquirer products to provide a return on investment for the advertiser. We are a solutions-based company who places a premium on our Local Marketing Consultants being exceptional listeners and asking our customers the right questions to provide the solutions that best meet the needs their business.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

To attain monthly overall, monthly digital and monthly direct marketing revenue goals by performing the following duties:

  • Actively prospects and pursues new business — shows growth in the number of active accounts per period versus that period’s prior year active account number.
  • Creates an ongoing plan for weekly cold calls to new advertisers.
  • Manages and grows advertising budgets of existing Ledger-Enquirer customers.
  • Accurately provides account list forecasting and develop strategic plans to achieve monthly revenue goals.
  • Updates revenue projection daily to reflect most accurate information.
  • Demonstrates the use of quality written proposals to advertisers.
  • Sells into niche products, live events and specialty publications when applicable.
  • Maintains masterful comprehension of product knowledge, print/digital audience, market demographics and other data that could influence advertising schedules.
  • Keeps credit adjustments to a minimum. When errors occur, process adjustments immediately upon notification of the error, following Ledger-Enquirer policies and guidelines.
  • Provides and maintains extraordinary customer service and professional communication with all Ledger-Enquirer internal and external customers.
  • Responds professionally and punctually to all internal and external customer requests.
  • Works with accounts in developing advertising strategies and budgets.
  • Works with manager in negotiating revenue-based contracts (if applicable).
  • Makes joint calls with advertising management when appropriate.
  • Investigates and advises accounts of co-op opportunities each month.
  • Processes all physical advertising material through proper areas for publication in the paper.
  • Checks on the competitive activity of other media as well as advertiser activity in competitive vehicles.
  • Assembles and maintains proper market data (utilizing AdMallPro) and has a working knowledge of such information for use in the selling processes.
  • Maintains proper sales data through the upkeep of Sales Pipeline or CRM.
  • Maintains credit aging of active account base to ensure all balances are collected as due.
  • Maintains accurate expense records and submits timely expense reports as needed.
  • Attends periodic staff and team meetings as specified by management.
  • Attends training classes and seminars as specified by management.
  • Adheres to company policies and division-specific “rules of engagement.”
  • Maintains proper and professional representation of the Ledger-Enquirer when dealing with the public.
  • Maintains a commitment to department goals and company vision.
  • Carries out all assignments as deemed necessary by the management and administration of the Ledger-Enquirer, as well as adhere to all policies and procedures of the same.

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or experience: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate or above average level of computer skills. Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, Internet and Intranet applications, and Adobe Acrobat. Able to operate laptop and projector for sales presentations. Able to demonstrate proficiency in current programs used by the department.

Certificates, licenses, registrations: Maintains a valid driver’s license. Must provide means of personal transportation for use during work hours.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; fesponds promptly to customer needs.
  • Oral communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills.
  • Business acumen: Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Strategic thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; analyzes market and competition.
  • Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

Work environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To be considered for this position, please submit a current résumé and a cover letter to cfalcon@mcclatchy.com outlining your experience and qualifications for this position. The letter should include what work experience prepares you for this position specifically. The cover letter will be used to assess qualifying experience.

 

Digital Local Advertising Manager

3/30/17

Responsible for coaching and development of local sales team members to develop highly effective, consultative sales consultants. Also responsible for working with VP/Advertising to consult on strategic planning, vision and execution for advertising division key performance indicators. This manager will teach all of the multichannel solutions and how each provides ROI (return on investment) for clients. Also responsible for mentoring team members to build confidence; provide feedback; work in the field and connect with advertisers. A passion for providing leadership in change management and leading the team through the digital transformation are essential.

Essential functions include:

  • Leadership and focus (leveraging the strengths of the team and each team member)
  • Coach, mentor and motivate sales team in the field and on sales floor
  • Utilize activity metrics and align them with sales goals and wanted behaviors
  • Understand the industry competition
  • Create an environment of accountability, responsibility and collaboration
  • Think and plan strategically; include tactical execution
  • Develop our talent and retain top salespeople

Other duties may be assigned as needed to ensure success.

Position qualifications

  • Business acumen/critical thinking: planning smarter, analyze the big picture, solution oriented
  • Digital acumen: know it, live it, demand it from team
  • Apply focus on the engagement of research, data usage and the preparation for sales calls
  • Talent acquisition/keep the funnel full
  • Communication ensuring a clear understanding of sales expectations (enable, explain, support)

Education: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.

Experience: Two or more years of advanced digital marketing and/or sales management; ability to strategize and develop campaigns through all forms of digital and print media.

Skills and abilities: 
Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital and print solutions. Experience in planning, marketing and executing. Demonstrates sound business judgment. Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Proven track record of success and results.

Certificates and licenses: A valid driver’s license and vehicle are necessary to perform this job.

The full-time position includes a competitive base salary, commission program, and an excellent benefits package. Monday-Friday work schedule

To be considered for this position, please submit a current résumé and a cover letter to cfalcon@mcclatchy.com outlining your experience and qualifications for this position. The letter should include what work experience prepares you for this position specifically. The cover letter will be used to assess qualifying experience.

 

Digital Account Executive

3/19/17

Get ready for the digital landscape to change. A digital full-service agency within an award-winning nationally recognized organization, the top digital media company is expanding in Macon and is seeking highly motivated sales executives. With entrepreneurial spirit, these sales people will be responsible for driving strategic, direct-to-client sales by leveraging industry-leading digital technologies and solutions. Our team is made up of individuals who are creative, driven and ready to make an impact every day.

Responsibilities include:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative thinking and relentless drive for success
  • Ability to pivot quickly and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Ongoing education on new technology within the changing digital landscape
  • Approach clients with consultative, process-driven structure
  • Serve as digital expert to help educate, build rapport and close sales
  • Aggressively research and build new client base to achieve sales goals
  • Build successful ROI-driven campaigns utilizing effective, attainable KPIs
  • Effectively communicate with manager on all aspects of sales cycle, funnel and client-retention network with digital community to build strong partnerships

Desired experience:

  • Proven track record of exceeding monthly/quarterly sales goals
  • Proven ability to follow and advance a longer sales cycle
  • Strong business and digital acumen
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills a must
  • BA/BS and three to five years of previous sales experience to medium-size business and agencies

Required:

  • Bachelor’s
  • Digital Sales — 3 years
  • B2B Sales — 2 years
  • Reliable transportation
  • Clean driving record

What we offer

  • Base plus commission with uncapped earning potential
  • Opportunity to earn $100,000-plus annually
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Fast-paced, fun work environment in the heart of Macon
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Paid holidays

Excelerate is a proud equal Opportunity Employer. We are a drug-free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a post-offer drug screening and background screening.

Company description:

Excelerate is a nationwide agency poised to help regional and local companies, businesses and organizations successfully navigate the ever-changing digital marketing landscape. We are more than a digital marketing agency. With the information in hand, we build custom marketing plans relying on our expertise in tactics such as search engine optimization, branded video production, social media management, programmatic advertising and content creation for blogs or native advertising.

To be considered for this position, please submit a current résumé and a cover letter to cfalcon@mcclatchy.com outlining your experience and qualifications. The letter should include what work experience prepares you for this position specifically. The cover letter will be used to assess qualifying experience.

 

Multimedia Sales Account Executive

3/20/17

Are you interested in making $50,000 to $60,000 per year in sales?

The Times is the news leader in north Georgia, and we are looking for a financially motivated media sales specialist with three-plus years of sales and marketing experience.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is dynamic and creative in building and selling advertising packages including web, print, and mobile content. The successful candidate will be able to assess advertisers’ specific needs and build lasting relationships.

The successful candidate will join a progressive and creative multimedia team changing the face of local media across the region, and will be selling a variety of online-based advertising opportunities with print components. These opportunities include video shows, sponsored promotions, online contests and much, much more.

A consummate candidate is a self-starter with strong time-management skills. Clients range from regional corporations to locally owned establishments.

The prosperous candidate will be confident and goal-driven entrepreneur who is driven by a strong desire to succeed.

Prior sales experience a must. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience is also preferred. Other requirements include excellent verbal communication, computer (Microsoft Office products, Excel), and organizational skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines and sales goals.

We offer a competitive compensation plan, a suite of health-care options, 401(k) plan and an opportunity for advancement.

Position requires use of your own personal vehicle and some travel.

Job type: full time

Required experience: sales – three years

Required license or certification: driver’s license

Email hr@gainesvilletimes.com to apply with a résumé.

 

National account sales representative

3/20/17

Morris Multimedia, a leading media company, is seeking a world class national/regional account sales person to join its team in the Gainesville, north Georgia, region. This strategic position will be responsible for growing both print and digital revenue for national accounts and offering cutting-edge marketing initiatives. The right candidate will be a resourceful, performance-driven professional that has the tenacity to grow sales with our suite of newspaper, magazine, online and digital-advertising products.

The ideal candidate will have four years of experience, selling national and regional accounts in both print and digital advertising, and a proven track record of delivering meaningful and compelling solutions for clients.

Desired skills/experience

  • Meeting and exceeding revenue goals
  • Using professional consultative sales techniques and marketing skills to close the sale, upgrade existing account base
  • Excellent written, and verbal communications skills, computer (Microsoft Office products, excel),
  • Excellent digital sales experience

Persuasive presentation skills

  • Well-developed time management, organizational and follow-through skills
  • Self-motivated, high achiever who can work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience creating proposals in PowerPoint and other platforms
  • Excels at new business development
  • Four plus years of media or other related sales experience

A bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Position requires you to have a valid Georgia driver’s license, and proof of active vehicle insurance.

Morris Multimedia is a fun, supportive, value-driven media group that offers:

  • Competitive salary and commission structure
  • A great benefits package (health benefits, matching 401(k), profit sharing, paid time off, professional tools and mileage reimbursement)
  • An open, collaborative, creative team

Position requires use of your own personal vehicle and some travel.

Job type: full-time

Job location: Gainesville, Ga.

Required license or certification: driver’s license

Email hr@gainesvilletimes.com to apply with a résumé.


BUSINESS (1)

General Manager

3/23/17

The Advertiser Gleam, a 7,500-circulation, twice-weekly newspaper and 8,000-circulation weekly TMC, seeks an experienced leader in the beautiful lake city of Guntersville, Ala., situated along the Tennessee River in northeast Alabama.

Candidate should be innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage the operation. This individual must possess leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, financial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as an advertising sales leader or general manager of a newspaper. The Advertiser Gleam is owned by TN Valley Media and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and 401(k). Please send résumé and salary requirements to Darrell.sandlin@timesdaily.com.

 


CIRCULATION (1)

Circulation Director

3/3/17

Great opportunity for an energetic circulation professional in a growing metro-Atlanta market with a solid subscriber base to build on, a veteran staff and stable carrier squad.

Bring your experience and ideas to unleash the untapped potential for an independent newspaper publisher that has the managerial flexibility to act on your strategic recommendations.

We’re seeking someone who has top-notch clerical skills, an understanding of circulation management and the motivation to find readers among this dynamic local population.

This is an award-winning newspaper with health insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and incentive bonus.

Send résumé and cover letter to zzzboy16@gmail.com.


EDITORIAL (6)

Page Designer/Copy Editor

4/21/17

The award-winning Marietta Daily Journal in north metro Atlanta seeks a dedicated page designer and copy editor with an eye for detail and a knack for headline-writing. Must have a passion for page design and be able to work on a tight deadline. Knowledge of AP style and grammar is essential and a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is required. Duties include pagination, headline-writing, proofreading and uploading stories to the company’s websites. A college degree in journalism or design and experience at a daily or weekly newspaper is preferable. Graphic design and social media skills are a plus. This is an evening position (2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.), and the editor will be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed. If you are creative, driven and love pagination, you might be a good fit on our copy desk. Benefits include company health and dental insurance, vacation and a 401(k). Send your résumé, a cover letter and two samples of your pagination work to Copy Chief Philip Clements at pclements@mdjonline.com.

 

Copy Editors

3/31/17

Southern Community Newspapers Inc. is seeking skilled copy editors with a passion for editing and design. We need organized, clever problem-solvers with strong knowledge of AP style to work on a consolidated copy desk at our Gwinnett Daily Post facility producing multiple newspapers and publications.

We use InDesign and NewsEngin on Mac computers, so knowledge of those programs and platforms is a plus. Knowledge of TownNews content management system for the web also a plus.

This is a fast-paced, busy copy desk, so the ideal candidates will work well under pressure, have the ability to meet tight deadlines and be able to adjust to ever-changing situations. We need level-headed, hard-working individuals.

Recent/imminent college graduates with experience via internship or school paper will be considered.

Apply online by sending résumé and design clips by email to kristen.hansen@gwinnettdailypost.com. Please paste résumé into body of email or send PDFs. No phone calls.

 

Reporter

3/28/17

The Albany Herald has an immediate opening on its news team. We’re looking for an individual who wants to tell the community’s stories through strong writing and  photography skills, both in our daily newspaper and online. The position also requires good social media skills. To apply, send a résumé, cover letter and examples of your work to Jim Hendricks, Editor, The Albany Herald, P.O. Box 48, Albany, Ga. 31702, or email the information to jim.hendricks@albanyherald.com. Pre-employment drug screening and background check are required.

Editor

3/14/17

The Highlander, a weekly community newspaper located in beautiful Highlands, N.C., has an immediate opening for an editor. If you love waterfalls, hiking, cool summers and a little snow in the winter, this is the place for you. Minimum requirements: A four-year degree from an accredited university with a concentration in journalism; be a hands-on leader with a minimum of five years of newspaper experience including reporting, editing, pagination and photography; demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs; possess excellent writing and verbal skills; experience editing reporters’ copy and submitted materials for content and style; proficient in designing and building pages with Adobe InDesign; experience managing an editorial page, writing stylistically interesting commentaries; proven interpersonal skills representing a newspaper or other organization at civic functions and public venues; understands how to lead, motivate, and mentor a small news staff. This is a great step up for a lead reporter. The Highlander is published by Community Newspapers Inc. How to apply: Submit letter of interest, résumé, three professional references and salary requirements to publisher@highlandsnews.com.

 

Editor

2/28/17

The Hartwell Sun, an award-winning weekly newspaper in beautiful Hart County, is seeking applications for editor. The right applicant must possess a strong sense of community and a can-do attitude, as well as strong leadership skills.

Other requirements include strong skills in organization, communication, photography and the ability to manage a seasoned news staff. Applicants must be proficient in relevant technology. Must be able to meet deadlines.

The Hartwell Sun is a well-established legal organ that has been serving Hart County since 1876. Community Newspapers Inc., the parent company, is a forward-thinking, local-information company based in Athens, Ga.

Excellent benefits, including vacation, sick leave, 401 (k) and insurance.

If you’re the person for this job, please email cover letter, résumé and professional references to Publisher Peggy Vickery at pvickery@thehartwellsun.com.

 

Sports Reporter

2/10/17

The Cartersville Daily Tribune News is seeking to add a dedicated reporter to cover local sports in Bartow County and produce a relevant, must-read sports section six days a week.
Bartow County, located within the northwest edge of the Atlanta metropolitan area, is the home to five competitive high school sports programs, including state championship contenders in baseball and football, as well as highly recruited athletes. Among the locations in the coverage area is LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center, one of the premier sports destinations in the South, featuring elite athletic facilities for multiple sports.
As part of a two-person department, we also spotlight the broader community and a range of sporting activities. Our stories look at not only who won, but also why for an extremely passionate fan base.
Interested candidates should email their résumés and writing samples to jason.greenberg@daily-tribune.com.

 


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (2)

Page Designer/Copy Editor

4/21/17

The award-winning Marietta Daily Journal in north metro Atlanta seeks a dedicated page designer and copy editor with an eye for detail and a knack for headline-writing. Must have a passion for page design and be able to work on a tight deadline. Knowledge of AP style and grammar is essential and a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is required. Duties include pagination, headline-writing, proofreading and uploading stories to the company’s websites. A college degree in journalism or design and experience at a daily or weekly newspaper is preferable. Graphic design and social media skills are a plus. This is an evening position (2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.), and the editor will be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed. If you are creative, driven and love pagination, you might be a good fit on our copy desk. Benefits include company health and dental insurance, vacation and a 401(k). Send your résumé, a cover letter and two samples of your pagination work to Copy Chief Philip Clements at pclements@mdjonline.com.

 

Copy Editors

3/31/17

Southern Community Newspapers Inc. is seeking skilled copy editors with a passion for editing and design. We need organized, clever problem-solvers with strong knowledge of AP style to work on a consolidated copy desk at our Gwinnett Daily Post facility producing multiple newspapers and publications.

We use InDesign and NewsEngin on Mac computers, so knowledge of those programs and platforms is a plus. Knowledge of TownNews content management system for the web also a plus.

This is a fast-paced, busy copy desk, so the ideal candidates will work well under pressure, have the ability to meet tight deadlines and be able to adjust to ever-changing situations. We need level-headed, hard-working individuals.

Recent/imminent college graduates with experience via internship or school paper will be considered.

Apply online by sending résumé and design clips by email to kristen.hansen@gwinnettdailypost.com. Please paste résumé into body of email or send PDFs. No phone calls.

 


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (1)

General Manager

3/23/17

The Advertiser Gleam, a 7,500-circulation, twice-weekly newspaper and 8,000-circulation weekly TMC, seeks an experienced leader in the beautiful lake city of Guntersville, Ala., situated along the Tennessee River in northeast Alabama.

Candidate should be innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage the operation. This individual must possess leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, financial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as an advertising sales leader or general manager of a newspaper. The Advertiser Gleam is owned by TN Valley Media and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and 401(k). Please send résumé and salary requirements to Darrell.sandlin@timesdaily.com.


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