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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 100, 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 100, 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 (1)

PR Marketing Strategist

4/15/19

Georgia Farm Bureau

JOB PURPOSE:

Responsible for the conceptualization of all GFB companies in the external market. Provide leadership in planning, development, and implementation of all GFB marketing, strategic initiatives, communication efforts, and public relations opportunities within and outside the company. Responsible for creation, management and implementation of PR and advertising campaigns for all social media channels and mediums. Possess a goal to enrich the GFB brand and the company’s position within the public eye.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Marketing and in accordance with strategic goals delineated by Georgia Farm Bureau Federation and Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, the PR/Marketing Strategist should develop, maintain and continuously evolve a marketing/editorial calendar for content pertaining to all social media platforms. The PR/Marketing Strategist should work in congruence with the Creative Lead and Media Buyer to ensure consistency and optimization of GFB’s branding guidelines. Promotion of insurance products/lines of business and ag industry/commodities will require the PR/Marketing Strategist to actively conduct research on company and industry trends.

In addition, the PR/Marketing Strategist will produce high-quality photography and video to be used in Georgia Neighbors Magazine, collateral and in-print/digital advertising campaigns for all GFB companies.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend meetings, conferences and events; shoot still photography as directed.
  • Attend meetings, conferences and events; shoot and produce video as directed.
  • Contribute photo and video content for Georgia Neighbors blog.
  • Work with Creative Lead to conceptualize and develop graphics for all social media posts.
  • Establish and maintain working relationship with GFB social media stakeholders including: Insurance, Certified Farm Markets, Public Policy, GFB Foundation for Ag, Member Services, Ag in the Classroom, YF&R, Land to Leadership, Women’s Leadership Committee, etc.
  • Provide a monthly report of social media analytics and engagement results for monthly board report.
  • Research branding opportunities for future deployment.
  • Contribute to strategic planning for all GFB Companies.
  • Prepare and present social media seminars at conferences, district meetings and for GFB members/industry partners.
  • Stage, prepare and provide direction for photo and video shoots.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATION, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field desired.

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

Agriculture, farm and/or insurance background helpful but not required.

Writing skills:

  • Ability to communicate as a spokesperson for the brand of Georgia Farm Bureau with consideration to the voice associated with each company; establishing tone that is consistent with mission and vision. Ability to write and proofread advertising related materials, checking spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Computer Skills:

  • Expert knowledge required with Mac or similar computer programs and proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Knowledge of photography:

  • Ability to use different types of photographic equipment and photography software including Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Understanding of artificial and natural lighting and how it affects different settings, shapes and skin tones.
  • A keen eye for detail and a well-developed artistic and creative aesthetic.
  • Properly light subjects using artificial or natural lighting and using flashes and reflectors where necessary.
  • Determine desired images and compositions and choose equipment, props, settings and lighting to achieve desired results.
  • Retouch, resize and enhance images as needed using Photoshop or other photography software.

Knowledge of videography:

Basic understanding of video using DSL camera.

Knowledge of editing:

Adobe Premier Pro

Frequent single-day travel, some overnight required.

Valid Georgia driver’s license required.

The Information/PR 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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not applicable

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: https://www.gfb.org/about-us/careers.cms


BUSINESS (1)

Weekly Newspaper Publisher

4/2/19

Publisher candidates being accepted for immediate opening at weekly newspaper in Clarksdale, Miss., grossing $600K. Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products — this is not a “desk job.” Skills in business, advertising, editorial, leadership, research, problem solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork are all wonderful traits. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do teach and train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community. Compensation $45K – $60K, 401(k), and other normal benefits. Send letter of interest, résumé, and references to strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


CIRCULATION (0)

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EDITORIAL (8)

Reporter

5/16/19

General assignment reporter covering hard news and writing features.  Beat includes business, crime and education. Requires the ability to craft accurate, clean, lively copy that communicates effectively issues that affect our readers’ daily lives.

Minimum requirements: Journalism background with a degree in journalism or a related field; must demonstrate good news judgment, language skills and accuracy; be organized, aggressive and work independently; and have clean driving record.  Successful applicant will be proficient at general assignment, hard news and features.  Successful candidate will have reporting experience and an understanding of community journalism.

Send résumé and writing samples to:

Corey Cusick,

Times-Georgian

901 Hay’s Mill Road

Carrollton, Ga. 30117

corey@times-georgian.com

Carrollton is located just 45 minutes west of Atlanta and features the perks of city living without all the hustle and bustle, while also offering the comfort of the quiet countryside when you need to get away. It is the location for the University of West Georgia, one of the premier institutions in the state with an enrollment over 13,000, as well as a city and county school system that ranks among the best in the state. Carrollton is home to an attractive arts scene to complement numerous restaurants and nightlife on its downtown Square with free concerts and activities for all ages throughout the summer and fall. When it comes to recreation, Carrollton features one of the top parks and recreation departments in the Southeast and it recently constructed the Carrollton GreenBelt, an 18-mile, shared-use path designed for pedestrians and non-motorized users. The trail connects existing neighborhoods with the city school campus, the University of West Georgia, city parks and several commercial shopping areas. It is the largest paved loop trail system in the state of Georgia. Carrollton is also home to Tanner Health System, one of Georgia’s largest health and medical systems.

 

Photographer/Social Media Editor/Reporter

5/16/19

Position Description: A unique position for that talented individual who can write and handle social media responsibilities while contributing to the continuation of the Times-Georgian’s tradition of award-winning photography while covering all facets of a vibrant and diverse community.  Photography will appear in newspaper publications as well as a bi-monthly full-color glossy magazine, which makes heavy use of high-quality photography.  Will work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

Minimum Requirements:  College degree.  Must have own digital camera equipment.  Prior experience with using social media, website and mobile for news gathering and reporting will be a plus. Must have reliable transportation for use on the job along with a clean driving record.

Send résumé and writing samples to:

Corey Cusick,

Times-Georgian

901 Hay’s Mill Road

Carrollton, Ga. 30117

corey@times-georgian.com

Carrollton is located just 45 minutes west of Atlanta and features the perks of city living without all the hustle and bustle, while also offering the comfort of the quiet countryside when you need to get away. It is the location for the University of West Georgia, one of the premier institutions in the state with an enrollment over 13,000, as well as a city and county school system that ranks among the best in the state. Carrollton is home to an attractive arts scene to complement numerous restaurants and nightlife on its downtown Square with free concerts and activities for all ages throughout the summer and fall. When it comes to recreation, Carrollton features one of the top parks and recreation departments in the Southeast and it recently constructed the Carrollton GreenBelt, an 18-mile, shared-use path designed for pedestrians and non-motorized users. The trail connects existing neighborhoods with the city school campus, the University of West Georgia, city parks and several commercial shopping areas. It is the largest paved loop trail system in the state of Georgia. Carrollton is also home to Tanner Health System, one of Georgia’s largest health and medical systems.

 

Managing Editor

5/8/19

The Calhoun Times, a semi-weekly newspaper in Gordon County in northwest Georgia, is seeking a managing editor. We are looking for someone with a journalism background, strong reporting and editing skills who is ready to step into a leadership role in the newsroom and to represent the newspaper in the community. The Calhoun Times is owned by Times-Journal Inc., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal, Rome News-Tribune and two dozen weeklies in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Send cover letter, résumé and writing samples to John Bailey at jbailey@npco.com.

 

General Assignment Reporter

3/27/19

The Covington News, a weekly newspaper serving as the legal organ for Newton County, is looking for a general assignment reporter to take ownership of the coverage of Newton County. Located just 30 minutes east of Atlanta, Newton County is best known for is film history and its newest business, Facebook. There is a lot going on in the community and we need a reporter who is willing to tell every kind of story — from covering court cases to reporting on the local Special Olympics.

Strong writing, editing and communication skills are a must. This candidate will be tasked with creating content across multimedia platforms including print, digital, social media and video.

We offer a competitive salary as well as a full benefits package including medical, dental and vision along with paid time-off.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism/communications
  • Two-plus years of experience working for a daily, weekly or college newspaper
  • Excellent writing, editing and interviewing skills
  • Good photography and video skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and AP Style knowledge
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle to cover assignments
  • Digitally proficient in use of all social media (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)

Work schedule:

  • This position requires night and weekend work.

To apply, please email cover letter, résumé and three published writing samples to jgutknecht@covnews.com. No phone calls, please.

 

News/Feature Writer

3/19/19

Augusta University has an opening for a news/feature writer. This position serves as a beat reporter for health care and medical education. Three years professional reporting experience required. Send résumés to cengel@augusta.edu.

 

Senior Reporter

2/25/19

The Northeast Georgian, a twice-weekly newspaper serving the mountain community of Habersham County, is now hiring for a senior reporter.

The ideal candidate would be proficient in AP Style; have at least three to five years of professional reporting experience; have a background in government reporting, plus skills in feature/profile writing, covering events/breaking news, etc.

Salary begins at $35,000 depending on experience and includes health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, etc.

Please send résumés with a cover letter and at least five clips to Christina Santee at editor@thenortheastgeorgian.com.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (1)

Page Designer

2/14/19

The award-winning Times Journal Inc. in north metro Atlanta seeks a dedicated page designer with an eye for detail and a knack for headline-writing.

The Times Journal Common Copy Desk serves as a hub for all of the company’s print products, paginating dailies, weeklies, monthlies and special sections for publications serving the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia.

Must have a passion for page design and be able to work on a tight deadline. Knowledge of AP style and grammar is preferable while a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is a necessity. 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  with a typical shift of 2:00 to 10:30 p.m. The designer will also 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 401k savings.

Send your résumé, a cover letter and two samples of your pagination work to Copy Desk Chief Philip Clements at pclements@mdjonline.com.


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (1)

Weekly Newspaper Publisher

4/2/19

Publisher candidates being accepted for immediate opening at weekly newspaper in Clarksdale, Miss., grossing $600K. Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products — this is not a “desk job.” Skills in business, advertising, editorial, leadership, research, problem solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork are all wonderful traits. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do teach and train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community. Compensation $45K – $60K, 401(k), and other normal benefits. Send letter of interest, résumé, and references to strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (0)

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