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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 WANTED (1)

2/3/17

ECRM CTP Machine

We have a ECRM CTP machine that is no longer working. We would be interested in a used ECRM CTP machine. Contact Alan Davis at Cartersville Daily Tribune at Alan.davis@daily-tribune.com.


ADVERTISING/MARKETING (4)

PR/Marketing Strategist

12/30/16

Job purpose: Responsible for leadership in planning, development, and implementation of all Georgia Farm Bureau and GFB Insurance marketing, strategies, communications, and public relations initiatives within and outside the company. Responsible for creation, management, and implementation of PR and advertising campaigns with a goal to enrich the GFB brand, the company’s position within the public eye. Manage the company Co Op advertising program.

Description of essential duties: Work in an office environment to plan and direct public relations and advertising programs, designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for the company and GFB Insurance products. Plan media buys and inventory as well as handle email, and social media marketing campaigns. Promote GFB Insurance products and services through public relations and advertising initiatives. Active researcher of media coverage and ag and insurance industry trends. Responsible in implementing the GFB Company store and Virtual Company Store.

Develop and maintain a marketing/editorial calendar for content pertaining to all company websites, and social media platforms.

Provide a monthly report of marketing and public relations initiatives.

Other duties as assigned by management.

Other responsibilities/requirements:

• Attend meetings and conferences; shoot still photography as directed.

• Attend meetings and conferences; shoot video as directed.

• Provide leadership in the following areas:

– Determining yearly advertising budget and manage expenses to that budget

– Monthly board reports of advertising and marketing efforts

– Developing a yearly marketing planning calendar

– Measurement and maintain spreadsheet of advertising placement

– Reporting of advertising success

– Researching brand opportunities for future deployment

– Develop marketing communications campaigns

Qualification, education and experience requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or a related field desirable

• Five-plus years experience in marketing, public relations, communications, videography and photography.

• Agriculture, farm, and/or insurance background helpful.

• Language skills:

– Ability to write and proofread advertising-related materials, checking spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

• Computer skills:

– Expert knowledge required with Mac or similar computer programs.

– Proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point.

• Occasional travel, some overnight required.

• Knowledge of photography:

– Basic understanding of digital cameras.

• Knowledge of videography:

– Basic understanding of Panasonic P2HD cameras (or equivalent camera).

• Knowledge of editing:

– Editing on Final Cut Pro system 7 or 10

• Valid Georgia driver’s license required.

The PR/Information Department requires employees to possess excellent interpersonal skills to help maintain relationships with farmers, Farm Bureau members, government officials, researchers and other professionals encountered in the course of this job.

Responsibilities: Supervisor will measure performance based on the following:

• Level of service (PR/Information Director’s satisfaction, accuracy of work, quality of work)

• Response time

• Project completion

• Internal feedback

• Productivity

• Team player (leadership, attitude, support of team members/management)

• Creativity

• Innovation

• Valid driver’s license

Physical demands/work environment:

• Could be required to lift video equipment 20 pounds (or less)

• Work station at desk, in office environment, provided by company

To apply, visit: https://re22.ultipro.com/GEO1002/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx

 

Outside Sales Representative

12/16/16

Are you a dynamic, self-driven marketing pro? The Times is the news leader in north Georgia and we are looking for a motivated media sales specialist to help drive our multimedia sales team to a new level of award-winning success.

The ideal candidate 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.

In joining our team, the successful candidate will join a progressive and creative multimedia team changing the face of local media across the region. You will be selling a variety of online-based programs with print components, including video shows, sponsored promotions, online contests and much, much more.

A consummate candidate is a self-starter with strong time-management skills. Your clients will range from regional corporations to small, local establishments. The prosperous candidate will be a confident and goal-driven entrepreneur who is driven by a strong desire to succeed.

Prior sales experience is preferred. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience is also preferred. Other requirements include excellent verbal communication, computer (Microsoft Office products), 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. To be considered for this role, submit a cover letter introducing yourself as well as a résumé and compensation requirements to hr@gainesvilletimes.com. Please include “Multimedia Sales Account Executive” in the subject line.

 

National/regional account sales person

12/16/16

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 experience selling national and regional advertising accounts in both print and digital advertising, with a proven track record of delivering meaningful and compelling solutions for clients. He/she must be a team player willing to inspire and be inspired by being part of a dynamic media company that is focused on changing the way advertising is sold and measured.

Desired skills/experience

  • Meeting and exceeding revenue goals
  • Using professional consultative sales techniques and marketing skills to close the sale, upgrade existing account base
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • 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 experience a plus

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. To be considered for this role, submit a cover letter introducing yourself as well as a résumé and compensation requirements to HR@gainesvilletimes.com. Please include “National/Regional Sales” in the subject line.

 

Sales Representative

12/3/16

The McDuffie Progress, a weekly newspaper and affiliated special publications based in Thomson, Ga., has an opening in advertising sales for the right candidate. We publish The McDuffie Progress, Dollar Saver, Classic South real estate magazine and many specialty publications throughout the year. 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. 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 wparham@mcduffieprogress.com.


BUSINESS (2)

Weekly Publisher

1/25/16

Accepting publisher résumés for a small weekly newspaper in Tallulah, La., (just west of Vicksburg, Miss.) Great opportunity for an up-and-coming editor, or a newspaper couple that desire to run a small operation together (editorial and ad sales). The ideal candidate has solid editorial judgment and writing and page layout skills, and sales/business experience is certainly helpful. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do train. The operation is PC-based, using QuarkXPress, Photoshop and PDF workflow. This 2,000-paid-circulation, three-person-staffed, small weekly operation is 20 miles west of Vicksburg, Miss., on I-20. If you do not wish to work hard, forget about it. Publisher compensation range $40K-$45K, 401(k), health benefits, etc. Send résumé, references and letter of interest to: Dan W. Strack, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.

 

Assistant Publisher

11/16/16

Seeking assistant publisher for biweekly newspaper

The Douglas Enterprise

Douglas, Georgia

The Douglas Enterprise seeks an experienced assistant publisher for its biweekly newspaper and shopper publications. This is a hands-on management position.

Ideal candidate must be an energetic, community-oriented go-getter with a strong background in newspaper business management and revenue generation, sales management, including ROP, inserts and website advertising, and editorial management. Experience with general newspaper management and circulation a plus.

Besides our biweekly paper (8,000 circulation) and our digital edition, we publish online and print special editions and glossy publications, as well as a weekly shopper.

Please send résumé and references to publisher@douglasenterprise.net.


CIRCULATION (o)

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EDITORIAL (2)

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.

 

Copy Editor – The Augusta Chronicle

1/24/17

Statement of Job: With an eye for quality and accuracy, will perform dynamic copy-editing duties on a universal copy desk

Job Qualifications:

Education: College degree

Experience: Headline writing, copy editing, and layout and design experience. Pagination experience required.

Other: Knowledge of Associated Press stylebook and excellent knowledge of grammar. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop as well as knowledge of Drupal and social media.

Working Conditions: Work will be performed in a newsroom environment with tight deadlines. Night, weekend, and holiday hours required.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Edit national, international, and local stories for all platforms and sections.
  2. Write headlines for stories, optimizing digital headlines to meet SEO standards and maximize exposure.
  3. Edit photo captions.
  4. Develop print and online news packages assessing news value and visual appeal.
  5. Organize, edit, and post Web content for maximum audience in breaking news and online cycles.
  6. Ensure adherence to standards of accuracy, fairness, style and ethics.
  7. Facilitate timely flow of copy and meet deadlines.
  8. Design and layout news pages, feature pages, special sections, and community newspapers.
  9. Organize and load content for iPad and other digital platforms as needed.

This is not necessarily and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

We are an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should apply to www.augustachronicle.careerplug.com

 

 


 

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (1)

Multimedia Graphic Designer

12/30/16

Job purpose: Responsible for developing and designing cutting-edge digital Web and print solutions largely for the Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance, Georgia Farm Bureau Federation, and Georgia Farm Monitor TV program, as well as designs and graphics for the evolving Social Media platforms that include Web, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, and Digital Outdoor Signage.

Description of essential duties: In addition to the essential job functions described above, the Multimedia Digital Designer will be the lead designer in company social media platform designs and graphics.

• Develop policies for all company social media platforms

• Produce and create digital Web and print solutions, including Web pages and custom page layouts, templates, reports, signage, banners, etc.

• Translate requirements into wireframes and mockups

• Provide user-centered design expertise from concept to delivery

• Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure excellence in content and branding

• Ensure graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability, and sustainability

• Improve Web appearance and feel via user experience, content readability, content governance -adherence, image/icon correcting.

• Work closely with Federation and Insurance IT departments to ensure continuation of a stable production environment

• Generate fresh and innovative ideas pertaining to Web, and other Social Media platforms

• Working in an office environment

• Attendance daily is mandatory, including arriving at the time scheduled by your supervisor.

• Adhering to lunch breaks and departure especially important.

• Other duties as assigned by management.

Other responsibilities/requirements:

• A general understanding of all aspects of Georgia Farm Bureau marketing and communications.

• Self-starting individual with proven ability to take ownership for results and driving change

• Five-plus years experience helpful in designing front end interface Web solutions using Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suites InDesign

• Must know CSS, HTML, and have hands-on experience of content management systems

• Experience creating style guides, master pages, master templates and CSS

• Must be able to collect/understand requirements and design, explain, and negotiate feedback on wireframes and mockups

• Expert in user-centered design process, specifically related to accessibility and Web standards

• Proven experience in handling relationships with employees, content administrators, stakeholders, IT teams and external agencies

• Strong communications skills

• Experience in working with a variety of specialties and levels of experience

• Excellent planning and organizational skills

• Must be able to handle confidential information and deal with sensitive issues

• Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines

• Must possess outstanding proofreading skills and proofread using AP style

• Must be proficient in social media analytics and search engine GEO-optimization

• Must be a team player, open to creative collaboration

Qualification, education and experience requirements:

• Working knowledge of search engine optimization best practices

• Experience working on mobile projects with understanding of mobile design elements, considerations and limitations for Android/iOS

• Experience using internal social media solutions

• Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, graphic design, journalism, marketing, or related field OR at least five years of experience as a graphic designer and/or Web design professional

• Agriculture (farm) background helpful

• Must provide a demonstrable portfolio of work

Responsibilities: Supervisor will measure performance based on the following:

• Level of service (PR/Information Director’s satisfaction, accuracy of work, quality of work)

• Response time

• Project completion

• Internal feedback

• Productivity

• Team player (leadership, attitude, support of team members/management)

• Creativity

• Innovation

• Valid driver’s license

Physical demands/work environment:

• Vision: Be able to discern colors, shapes and other pertinent visual concepts

• Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds with or without correction

• Speaking: communicate orally and/or in writing

• Lifting small weighed objects (20 pounds or less) daily

To apply, visit: https://re22.ultipro.com/GEO1002/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (2)

Weekly Publisher

1/25/16

Accepting publisher résumés for a small weekly newspaper in Tallulah, La., (just west of Vicksburg, Miss.) Great opportunity for an up-and-coming editor, or a newspaper couple that desire to run a small operation together (editorial and ad sales). The ideal candidate has solid editorial judgment and writing and page layout skills, and sales/business experience is certainly helpful. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do train. The operation is PC-based, using QuarkXPress, Photoshop and PDF workflow. This 2,000-paid-circulation, three-person-staffed, small weekly operation is 20 miles west of Vicksburg, Miss., on I-20. If you do not wish to work hard, forget about it. Publisher compensation range $40K-$45K, 401(k), health benefits, etc. Send résumé, references and letter of interest to: Dan W. Strack, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.

 

Assistant Publisher

11/16/16

Seeking assistant publisher for biweekly newspaper

The Douglas Enterprise

Douglas, Georgia

The Douglas Enterprise seeks an experienced assistant publisher for its biweekly newspaper and shopper publications. This is a hands-on management position.

Ideal candidate must be an energetic, community-oriented go-getter with a strong background in newspaper business management and revenue generation, sales management, including ROP, inserts and website advertising, and editorial management. Experience with general newspaper management and circulation a plus.

Besides our biweekly paper (8,000 circulation) and our digital edition, we publish online and print special editions and glossy publications, as well as a weekly shopper.

Please send résumé and references to publisher@douglasenterprise.net.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (0)

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (2)

Publications For Sale By www.kamengroup.com

1/3/17

516 379 2797 / info@kamengroup.com

www.twitter.com/kamengroup

  • South Carolina — Charleston and Myrtle Beach
  • Texas — Austin and Houston
  • National publishing/broadcast directory (annual)
  • New York City and Nassau County
  • Ohio — Cleveland
  • Indiana — Fort Wayne and Indianapolis
  • Los Angeles — Van Nuys
  • Oregon — Portland
  • Florida — Tampa and West Palm Beach
  • New Mexico — Sierra County and Santa Fe
  • Louisiana — New Orleans
  • Minneapolis — St Paul
  • Maryland — Baltimore
  • Missouri — St Louis
  • And we have others listed too!

www.kamengroup.com provides outstanding confidential advisory services to both seller and buyer clientele. When was the last time you requested an appraisal be completed for your publishing entity? Do you truly know the current market valuation of your title(s)? Call for pricing and scheduling. How about planning ahead for 2017-18 with a publishing business plan? We would be delighted to assist you! Call or visit our New York corporate offices: 516-379-2797 / Kamen Group, 626 RXR Plaza, Sixth floor, Uniondale, N.Y. 11556

We are the leading financial valuation multimedia publishing firm in the industry serving both the domestic and international publishing audience. Our office values book publishing, social media, video, newspaper, shopper, magazine and broadcast entities as well as investment co’s that deal within the media sector. At Kamen & Co Group Services, our continuum of publishing advisory services allows us to meet each client’s needs. APPRAISALS, BROKERING, CONSULTING.

We have publishing properties for sale across the globe; contact us for specific markets and opportunities. Confidentially email us at info@kamengroup.com and/or feel free to call us at our New York corporate office 516 -379-2797.

KAMEN & CO: Proud to be the expert media financial valuation resource for FORBES 400 list of America’s Richest People 2016 and 2015.

Check us out on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kamengroup

 

Free cubicles/work stations

10/12/16

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.


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