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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.


ADVERTISING/MARKETING (3)

Advertising Representative

11/15/18

The McDuffie Progress, a weekly newspaper and affiliated special publications based in Thomson, Ga., has an immediate opening in multimedia marketing and sales. We publish The McDuffie Progress, Dollar Saver, McDuffieprogress.com and many specialty publications throughout the year. In addition to print and web marketing, we also deliver targeted display digital marketing — geotargeting, site, retargeting, keyword targeting, contextual targeting and geofencing for advertisers. We are looking for a salesperson that will call on advertisers in person, build relationships, learn the needs of assigned clients, and devise marketing and advertising solutions to meet the advertisers’ needs. This position has tremendous opportunity for growth. Pay is base plus additional compensation based on a percentage of sales revenue. Training and guidance will be provided, but you must bring the initiative to stay on the go visiting existing clients and searching for new ones. This is a job where you are expected to see people face-to-face and build relationships. We are a community located 25 minutes from Augusta, where we also call on advertisers. Do not expect to do this job by just text or email. Submit cover letter detailing your interest and abilities, a résumé or work history, and three references. Please send above requested materials to dbond@mcduffieprogress.com.

 

Advertising Sales Manager for Coastal Georgia

11/9/18

The Brunswick News is seeking an experienced ad manager. We are located in Brunswick, Ga., with a satellite office on St. Simons Island.

The person will report to the director of advertising. We’re seeking someone that will work an established account list and move into assisting the director with growing revenue in special sections, special publications and our related web products. Originally we were going to hire another sales rep but feel with a seasoned working ad manager, we can experience more growth.

The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience in a newspaper environment. It is an opportunity to learn more about the business while contributing to revenue growth.

Someone working in a weekly ad manager position or someone with some management experience at a larger newspaper could do well in this position.

We have a six-day-a-week daily newspaper, an every-other-week niche island-focused product, a quarterly dining product, a magazine, numerous themed special sections and a strong online presence.

The Brunswick News is a fourth-generation family-owned newspaper, so this position doesn’t have layers of corporate interference. The owner/publisher is actively involved in daily operations.

The Brunswick News earned the General Excellence Award from Georgia Press Association. We are the best because we are focused on high quality journalism, advertising, production and distribution. We are looking for someone that can both learn from our successes and take us to new levels. We believe there are plenty of opportunities in our secluded part of Coastal Georgia.

To apply, send résumé to bcranford@thebrunswicknews.com. If you have questions, reach out to Bill Cranford at 912-267-5983.

 

Sales Manager

9/25/18

The Union-Recorder, a CNHI newspaper, is seeking a full-time sales manager. Newspaper sales experience is required. Management experience is a plus. Ideal candidates are community-oriented with strong communication skills, are self-motivated and have the ability to multitask. Responsibilities include managing multiple products and projects. Job includes salary and benefits package and bonus potential.


BUSINESS (1)

Publisher Wanted

11/12/18

Southern Newspapers Incorporated is looking for a strong revenue producer to step up into the role of publisher. Excellent opportunity to take the reigns of a local community newspaper and lead a team to excellence. The newspaper publishes three times weekly, has its own press, and publishes glossy magazines and web products. Southern Newspapers is a privately held company with 16 newspapers in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as opportunities to grow your career with a solid and successful newspaper group. EOE. Right candidates should send a résumé and letter of interest to leonard.woolsey@galvnews.com.


CIRCULATION (0)

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EDITORIAL (6)

Staff Writer

11/27/18

The Cherokee Scout, an award-winning weekly newspaper in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, is looking for a staff writer with strong journalism skills and the initiative to independently find compelling stories about our communities. Some experience is preferred, but recent college graduates will be considered. This is a great position for someone looking to write about a wide variety of subjects, while living in an area filled with good people and great views. Anyone interested should email a résumé with a cover letter, five story clips and three professional references to Editor Matthew Osborne at editor@cherokeescout.com.

 

Editor – Palatka Daily News

11/16/18

The Palatka (Fla.) Daily News seeks an editor. We are a healthy five-day daily with print readership of 17,500 and a growing E-edition audience. We print Tuesday-Saturday and freshen our online and social media on non-publication days. The job requires leading a staff of news, sports and feature writers, plus photographer, some reporting, copy editing and design. You must be a team player with a positive attitude, good work ethic and rock-solid integrity.

Palatka is in Putnam County, Florida, home of the majestic St. Johns River, with some of the best fishing, boating and hunting in the Southeast. Our community is beginning an exciting revitalization and things are happening. Palatka has 10,000 residents and Putnam County 74,000. We’re 30 minutes from Atlantic beaches, 55 from University of Florida activities and 60 minutes to major airports.

The compensation is fair, benefits standard and quality of life good. Send your résumé, cover letter, four or more examples of your work, and three references (two professional, one personal) to Michael Leonard, publisher, Palatka Daily News at mleonard@palatkadailynews.com.

 

Sports Editor – Albany Herald and AlbanyHerald.com

11/8/18

The ideal candidate must be able to juggle multiple assignments, games, photo galleries and reporting skills. In today’s digital media world of instant information, the ideal candidate must have extraordinary multimedia and social media skills as part of their DNA. The position will require coverage of athletics as well as community sports.

Duties:

  • Must maintain and manage sports information on our websites, coordinating content to keep the site fresh as well as producing and arranging for regular interactive content including contests, polls, and online voting
  • Drive engagement with visuals (videos, photo galleries, shared content)
  • This person will be required to build a network of crowdsourced sports content providers from all area sports and athletics
  • The person in this position will also be responsible for audience growth of the website
  • Maintain and manage all affiliated sports.com social media accounts to promote interaction and create audience growth
  • Provide coverage and analysis of the athletics, including regular features, enterprise journalism and breaking news
  • Find and develop stories of interest that go beyond the normal day-to-day beat and game coverage.
  • Write, edit and post own stories on sports.com and other platforms
  • Work with editor and staff to plan and coordinate coverage as part of a team effort
  • Provide regular multimedia content, including video, to accompany and enhance stories
  • Promote sports brands of AlbanyHerald.com

Reply with résumé to hr@scompapers.com.

 

Journalist

11/8/18

The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville, Georgia is seeking a community-minded journalist for its team in the metro Atlanta area. Candidates should have strong writing skills and the ability to cover both hard news and features. Knowledge of social media and basic photography skills are also musts for this position.

The successful candidate will be someone with the ability to report informative and engaging content under deadline pressure for our print publication, as well as our website and social media channels.

We are looking for someone with at least six months of newspaper experience at a daily or weekly newspaper. Recent college graduates with college newspaper experience or internships at newspapers will also be considered.

The ideal candidate will also have a passion for local news gathering and be comfortable immersing him/herself in this community. Time management, high productivity, good news judgment and unflagging persistence are essential attributes.

The Sentinel publishes three times a week. We offer a solid benefits package with health/life/dental, 401(k), vacation, etc.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, résumé and three writing samples to editor Ron Daniel at jobs@douglascountysentinel.com.

 

News/Sports Editor

9/28/18

The Star-Herald, a 4,200 paid circulation weekly in Kosciusko, MS, has an immediate opening for a news and sports editor. We’re seeking a motivated, hard-working individual eager to take on all aspects of community and sports journalism.

The Star-Herald, part of a family-owned newspaper group, has a reputation for fair and thorough community news reporting and very strong sports coverage. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with reporting experience in one or both areas, as well as familiarity with photography, page layout/design and the web.

Great opportunity for early career journalist seeking a fast-paced challenge.

Compensation $24,000 to $28,000 based upon experience, plus benefits. If interested, submit letter expressing interest, résumé, writing samples, and references to kfioretti@starherald.net. No phone calls.

 

Community Journalist

9/26/18

The Toccoa Record, a northeast Georgia weekly, is seeking a community journalist who can do a little bit of everything. If you can cover sports, take photos, handle government meetings and love to design and lay out pages using InDesign, then send us your résumé. There is room for advancement for the right journalist. You need to possess computer skills, reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The Toccoa Record was started in 1873 and is the oldest business institution in Toccoa. The newspaper is part of Community Newspapers Inc., headquartered in Athens, Ga. Send résumés and any clippings to Tom Law, publisher, The Toccoa Record, P.O. Drawer 1069, Toccoa Ga. 30577. Or you can email your résumé and clippings to tlaw@thetoccoarecord.com. No phone calls, please.

 

Reporter

9/18/18

The Jackson Progress-Argus is currently seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to join its small but hard-working staff.

Primary responsibilities include interviewing, reporting, writing, photography and video. The position also includes assisting walk-in customers.

The incumbent will primarily cover news and features, with particular focus on the local school system. Some sports coverage may be required.

To be eligible for hire, prospective employment candidates must have a good MVR with reliable transportation with auto insurance, and successfully pass a background check and drug screening.

Position includes benefits package, including paid time off. No relocation expenses paid.

Send résumé and three examples of writing to mdavis@myjpa.com.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (0)

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MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (1)

Publisher Wanted

11/12/18

Southern Newspapers Incorporated is looking for a strong revenue producer to step up into the role of publisher. Excellent opportunity to take the reigns of a local community newspaper and lead a team to excellence. The newspaper publishes three times weekly, has its own press, and publishes glossy magazines and web products. Southern Newspapers is a privately held company with 16 newspapers in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as opportunities to grow your career with a solid and successful newspaper group. EOE. Right candidates should send a résumé and letter of interest to leonard.woolsey@galvnews.com.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (0)

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