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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.

 

Free cubicles/work stations

3/17/17

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 (2)

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 (2)

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.

 

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.


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 (5)

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.

 

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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MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (2)

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.

 

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.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (0)

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (1)

Publications For Sale By www.kamengroup.com

1/3/17

516 379 2797 / info@kamengroup.com

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  • Maryland — Baltimore
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  • 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

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