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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 (4)

Take Charge Sales Recruitment

10/9/17

Purpose: Assist retailers/merchants in reducing or eliminating credit card-processing fees. Candidate will have an assigned territory and will help businesses with all their credit card-processing needs.

Essential duties:

  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Focus on new business development with processing solutions to existing Southern Community Newspapers Inc. customers
  • Consult with customers to identify their payment-processing needs and deliver a comprehensive solution
  • Conduct joint sales calls with existing multimedia account representatives to further service SCNI customers in their credit card-processing needs
  • Attend regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Exhibit clear understanding of credit card-processing and payment technology options

Experience and Education

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent education
  • One year of B2B sales experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Basic computer and Microsoft Office software skills
  • Ability to travel regionally if necessary

Compensation

  • Base salary
  • Benefits including medical and 401(k)
  • Car and phone allowance

Résumés should be sent to Josalyn Gibson at Josalyn.gibson@scompapers.com.

 

Advertising Sales Representative

10/3/17

The Clayton Tribune, a 6,200-circulation weekly newspaper in the beautiful south Appalachian Mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a savvy advertising sales representative to cover accounts in Rabun County. Our candidate will be an enterprising professional, comfortable with cold calling and building relationships with businesses in the community.

The Clayton Tribune is an award-winning newspaper, with a growing social media audience that also boosts a high market penetration rate, and has been known to sell out a box of newspaper as our carrier is trying to fill it. Our small, but dedicated news staff is first class at producing editions packed with photos and stories of local people, businesses, governments and more. Our advertising team is dedicated to providing the audience to which our clients wish to market their services.

Email your résumé to kshields@theclaytontribune.com today!

 

Media Sales Consultant

9/15/17

The Brunswick News Publishing Company is looking for a professional person to provide marketing solutions to our local, community businesses. We are the area’s top source of news and information.

We are committed to having media sales consultants that are confident and enthusiastic about cultivating and developing new business, self-motivated and organized.

This position requires you to be responsible for understanding business needs and be passionate about solving their marketing challenges, developing sales presentations for decision makers, and nurturing their growth utilizing an array of our print and digital products. This position requires developing trust and respect throughout the process resulting in a long-term relationship.

Sales experience is desirable and media sales experience is a plus. We are looking for only the best person that could join our team. If you are an average worker or just looking for a job, this is not the position for you. The successful candidate would be a vital part of our community and interested in developing a career.

We offer a salary-plus-commission pay package. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health insurance, vision, and dental; company-matching 401(k) and paid time off. This is an opportunity to work for a fourth-generation family-owned publishing company entrenched and respected in our community. This is an excellent career path for the right individual.

To apply, send a résumé and a cover letter to bcranford@thebrunswicknews.com.

An equal opportunity employer.

 

Advertising Sales Associate

8/21/17

Waycross Journal-Herald, Waycross, Ga., seeks a self-motivated advertising sales associate for its display advertising department. Applicants should have excellent communications skills and writing ability. Previous experience in newspaper print and digital advertising sales a plus. Salary plus commission, fuel allowance, paid vacation, health-care benefits. Contact jack.williams@wjhnews.com, or write Jack Williams III, Editor, Waycross Journal-Herald, P.O. Box 219, Waycross, Ga. 31502.


BUSINESS (2)

Newspapers for sale

9/18/17
Newspaper group available – A small group of two community newspapers in neighboring northeast Georgia counties is coming available for possible sale. Owners are closing in on retirement age with no family members left in the business, and the grandchildren are uncomfortably distant in Tennessee. Very small staffs and two buildings could also be included. Those interested should call 706-401-9324.

 

Public Relations Coordinator

9/12/17

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an electric generation and transmission cooperative serving Alabama and northwest Florida, is seeking a public relations coordinator in the communications department at the headquarters office located in Andalusia, Ala. The purpose of this position is to project and maintain a positive public image through means including, but not limited to: cultivating and upholding strong relationships with members, the media and PowerSouth communities; overseeing all aspects of internal and external publications; various other writing assignments (i.e. speechwriting); and various other public relations duties, including conducting events and tours. Applicant must possess a four-year degree in journalism, public relations, communications or a related field and three to five years of experience. Applicant must also possess superior oral and written communications skills.

Employment is subject to a negative drug test, background check and completion of a comprehensive application for employment. PowerSouth offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program.

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications may apply through any Career Center or apply online at Alabama Job Link at www.joblink.alabama.gov or on PowerSouth’s website at www.powersouth.com/careers by Sept. 25, 2017.

Equal opportunity employer/vets/disabled


CIRCULATION (0)

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EDITORIAL (9)

Staff Reporter

11/17/17

Award-winning weekly newspaper has an immediate opening for a staff reporter to cover education and local news in DeKalb County. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking for print experience in the Atlanta metro area. We offer competitive salaries and good benefits. Must have excellent writing and photography skills and be self-motivated.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Associated Press writing style, have a zest for covering local news and be open to constructive input from three seasoned journalism professionals.

Please email résumés, samples and links to johnh@dekalbchamp.com. No phone calls, please.

 

Sports Reporter

11/14/17

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 four 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 why, for an extremely passionate fan base.

Interested candidates should email their résumés and writing samples to: jason.greenberg@daily-tribune.com

 

Editor

11/13/17

The Clayton Tribune, a 6,200-circulation weekly newspaper in the beautiful south Appalachian Mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a savvy editor to lead a small newsroom covering all of Rabun County and its three local high schools.
Our candidate will be an enterprising journalist well versed in AP Style, adept with a camera and committed to producing well-told stories from the straightforward local government reports to enterprise, feature, investigative and special projects. The right person for this leadership position will also be able to coach and mentor our sports and news reporters, will be able to help cover Rabun County on our social media accounts and website, as well as cover breaking news. A strong knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop for page and magazine design are needed, as this person’s design skills will enhance our publications. Our editor needs to be an adept headline writer and proofreader, and a copy editor who doesn’t just fix grammar and punctuation, but also can make stories better.
The primary responsibilities for the editor include:
● Assigning, editing and reporting stories as needed to cover with objectivity and comprehension the events that occur in and directly impact Rabun County. This will include producing and maintaining a news budget to guide the week’s edition.
● Determining and writing with the publisher the editorial topic for that week’s issue.
● Ensuring compelling and adequate art is available for each issue.
● Ensuring the newspaper’s design complements its contents to deliver to readers and advertisers a newspaper that is informative and entertaining.
● Assign beats.
● Take part in coverage rotation for weekend events with reporters.
● Meet weekly deadlines for each edition, as well as special project deadlines for local and regional magazines and special sections.
● Additional requirements as needed.
The right candidate will be professional, with previous newspaper experience, and understand the importance of a “local first” community philosophy and of hitting deadlines.
The Clayton Tribune is an award-winning newspaper with a growing social media audience that also boasts a high market penetration rate and has been known to sell out a box of newspapers as our carrier is trying to fill it. Our small but dedicated news staff is first class at producing editions packed with photos and stories of local people, businesses, governments and more. We are hyperlocal at its best!
If it’s the outdoors life you’re searching for, look no further. Richly historical Rabun County is home to many lakes and rivers with some of the best fishing and rafting you’ll find in Georgia, several golf courses, three vineyards, an active artists’ scene and so much more. Rabun County is uniquely positioned at the borders of North Carolina and South Carolina, both less than a 15-mile drive from downtown Clayton.
If you believe you’re our candidate, email a cover letter, résumé with three professional references, and writing, photography and page design examples to Publisher Kevin Shields at kshields@theclaytontribune.com or mail them to The Clayton Tribune, Attn: Kevin Shields, P.O. Box 425, 120 North Main St., Clayton, Georgia, 30525.

 

Cops Reporter

10/18/17

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a 65,000-105,000 circulation (Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) newspaper and daily online product — located just outside of Atlanta — has an immediate opening for a police and courts reporter to join our award-winning staff. This job is for an enterprising reporter who can produce a variety of coverage while covering county and local city police departments.

Gwinnett County is one of the largest counties in the state — and we have no shortage of stories to be told.

Candidates should have a degree in journalism, be organized and be well-versed in the digital world. Photography skills and a strong social media presence are a must. We are a digital-first publication in a fast-paced newsroom. Recent graduates with prior internships are encouraged to apply.

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a Southern Community Newspapers Inc. product, is a drug-free workplace and offers competitive benefits.

Applicants should submit cover letter, résumé, no more than five clips and information of salary history to Editor Todd Cline via email: todd.cline@gwinnettdailypost.com. No phone calls please.

 

Education Reporter

10/18/17

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a Southern Community Newspapers Inc. property in suburban Atlanta, is looking for an education reporter. The beat includes coverage of Georgia Gwinnett College as well as Gwinnett County Public Schools, the largest school system in the state. We’re looking for someone who can cover education from all angles — from budgets and curriculum to features on enterprising students and teachers.

Photography skills are a must as is a strong social media presence. Experience in education coverage preferred.

Applicants should submit cover letter, résumé, no more than five clips and information of salary history to Editor Todd Cline via email: todd.cline@gwinnettdailypost.com. No phone calls please.

 

Page Designer/Editor

10/10/17

The Brunswick News, the voice of Georgia’s Golden Isles, is seeking a page designer/editor with experience in designing dynamic and impactful front page layouts that help readers understand the content and tell the story.
Applicants should be proficient and experienced in Adobe InDesign and have a well-trained eye for newspaper design. They must also have experience in AP style and editing newspaper articles in a fast-paced, daily newspaper environment. Experience in Adobe Illustrator and with writing and photography is preferred.
The job requires evening hours Sundays through Thursdays.
The Brunswick News is a family-owned, community-focused newspaper that prints Mondays through Saturdays and has served primarily Glynn County, Ga., since 1902. Glynn County has miles of sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to resort destinations like St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island and historic downtown Brunswick.
Send examples of design and a résumé to Michael Hall, managing editor, at mhall@thebrunswicknews.com.

 

Reporter

9/20/17

The Northeast Georgian is seeking a reporter to join its news team.

This position would involve researching and reporting on four to five news stories per issue, transcribing submitted documents, assisting in the archival process of the paper, capturing quality images to complement stories and covering breaking news.

The Northeast Georgian is hoping to find someone with a degree in journalism or a similar field or with news-writing experience. The perfect candidate would also possess photography and interviewing skills, a knowledge of Adobe InDesign and a solid, hard-working attitude.
Send your résumé and at least five clips (stories and photographs) to csantee@thenortheastgeorgian.com. No phone calls, please.

 

Managing Editor

8/23/17

The three-day Cherokee Tribune and the weekly Cherokee Ledger-News are seeking a managing editor to coordinate news, feature and sports coverage of Cherokee County for the newspapers, the newspapers’ websites and Cherokee Life, a lifestyle magazine that publishes six times annually. A person with a good working knowledge of Cherokee County and the community is preferred. The newspaper office is in Canton, Ga.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the publications remain the primary source for residents to turn to for local news and high school sports in Cherokee County
  • Manage all content of the publications (print, online and social media), including news, sports, features and photography.
  • Oversee newsroom personnel: news reporters, features writer and sports editor, including the hiring and firing of newsroom staff.
  • Report and write news stories and cover events.
  • Along with news staff, actively update digital platforms with important, time sensitive community information
  • Identify those events and issues requiring coverage and assign to appropriate personnel.
  • Work with news sources and the publications’ readership to generate story ideas.
  • Secure and assign freelance writers as warranted and budgeted.
  • Prepare content budgets for newspapers, magazines and special sections.
  • Suggest/write headlines and summaries for news stories.
  • Meet all deadlines.
  • Coordinate page and web design with common copy desk and IT.
  • Advise the sports editor on sports content and issues
  • Have ultimate responsibility for overall office functions, organization and procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities as established by publishers.

Supervisor: V.P. of Content and Tribune and Ledger-News publishers.

Email cover letter and résumé to jkmurphy@mdjonline.com with the subject line: Cherokee Editor.

 

Staff Writer

8/21/17

The Griffin Daily News is seeking a staff writer to join its team. The person selected for this position will write feature stories, cover news events and assist with special sections. The successful candidate will be able to produce clean copy under tight deadlines, and be a good judge of what makes a story compelling to readers. Other job requirements include solid photography skills and the ability to post stories and photos to the newspaper’s website in a timely manner. Applicants should have at least one year of experience at a weekly or daily newspaper. To apply, send résumé, cover letter and three writing samples to Managing Editor Tim Daly at 1403 North Expressway, Suite J, Griffin, Ga. 30223, or email materials to tim@griffindailynews.com. No phone calls please.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (2)

Page Designer/Editor

10/10/17

The Brunswick News, the voice of Georgia’s Golden Isles, is seeking a page designer/editor with experience in designing dynamic and impactful front page layouts that help readers understand the content and tell the story.
Applicants should be proficient and experienced in Adobe InDesign and have a well-trained eye for newspaper design. They must also have experience in AP style and editing newspaper articles in a fast-paced, daily newspaper environment. Experience in Adobe Illustrator and with writing and photography is preferred.
The job requires evening hours Sundays through Thursdays.
The Brunswick News is a family-owned, community-focused newspaper that prints Mondays through Saturdays and has served primarily Glynn County, Ga., since 1902. Glynn County has miles of sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to resort destinations like St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island and historic downtown Brunswick.
Send examples of design and a résumé to Michael Hall, managing editor, at mhall@thebrunswicknews.com.

Graphic Designer

10/5/17

Editorial layout person needed for Smoke Signals, an award-winning monthly newspaper in North Georgia. Editions average 72 broadsheet pages with time frame for editorial layout production at two weeks. Knowledge of InDesign CC 2017, Photoshop CC 2017 is required. Illustrator knowledge is helpful. A minimum of three to five years of experience in newspaper or magazine layout. Only skilled candidates need apply. Please send résumé to Diane Smith at design@bigcanoenews.com.


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (0)

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PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (1)

Press Operator

11/17/17

Immediate opening for experienced operator to run 12-unit DGM 430 single-wide web press. Applicants should have a minimum of one year to two years of offset web press experience and a proven work history of dependability, self-initiative and mechanical skills. Requires ability to perform all make-ready tasks, press operation to maintain quality, routine maintenance, minor repairs, other pressroom responsibilities. Full-time shift includes scheduled nights, weekends and holidays. Position offers competitive compensation, health insurance, paid vacation, sick time, matching contribution 401(k). Apply in person 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or, send cover letter and résumé to: pressroom@times-georgian.com. Or, mail to: Times-Georgian, 901 Hays Mill Rd., Carrollton, Ga. 30117.

The Times-Georgian is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.


TECHNOLOGY (0)

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (1)

Newspapers for sale

9/18/17

Newspaper group available – A small group of two community newspapers in neighboring northeast Georgia counties is coming available for possible sale. Owners are closing in on retirement age with no family members left in the business, and the grandchildren are uncomfortably distant in Tennessee. Very small staffs and two buildings could also be included. Those interested should call 706-401-9324.

JOBS WANTED (0)

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