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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 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 (3)

Advertising Sales

1/8/19

The Brunswick News 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 advertising sales consultants that are confident, 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 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 advertising sales experience is a plus. But we are open to talking to all outgoing individuals with passion to excel. 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. 

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

An equal opportunity employer

 

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.


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 (9)

Editor

1/14/19

Gardner Newspapers Inc./The Baxley News-Banner is seeking an experienced individual willing to jump in head-first into delivering breaking and developing news in Baxley, Georgia. Ideal candidate should have experience with newspaper reporting, photography and page layout (Adobe experience preferred). Coverage responsibilities include local, city, county, school, and possibly some sports for both print and digital media.

The right person should also be social media savvy, be able to work independently and on strict deadlines. Must be willing to relocate to the area. Please send résumé and writing samples to Jamie Gardner at jgardner@baxleynewsbanner.com. Salary dependent on education/experience.

 

Copy Editor

1/4/19

The Northeast Georgian, a twice-weekly newspaper serving Habersham County, is looking to add a copy editor to its editorial department.

The ideal candidate would be proficient in AP Style, Adobe InDesign and formatting copy including, but not limited to, Community Calendar announcements, obituaries, press releases, etc.

This person will also report on some events/happenings and at least three government meetings monthly.

Pay range is $35,000-$40,000 depending on experience and includes health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, etc.

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

 

Managing Editor

1/2/19

Managing Editor

The Columbian-Progress, a twice-weekly newspaper in Columbia, Miss., has an opening for a managing editor. This is not a desk job, and there is an emphasis on writing news stories and taking photographs on a broad range of topics. Page layout skills are preferred but not required. The news staff also includes a full-time sports editor and the editor/publisher.

Columbia is a strong south Mississippi community with good public schools (the Columbia School District is rated a B with two of its four schools rated as As) and a thriving, growing downtown. It is home to successful industries like Southern Tire Mart and Looks Great Services and is just 30 minutes from Hattiesburg and two hours from New Orleans.

The Columbian-Progress has consistently been recognized as being one of the top newspapers in its class by the Mississippi Press Association, and we have a firm commitment to being a strong voice in our community and continuing to provide the editorial resources necessary to do that. We are part of Emmerich Newspapers, a family-owned newspaper group based in Jackson, Miss.

Pay range is $25,000 to $30,000 and includes health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and bonus opportunities.

To apply, email a résumé and three work references to Publisher Charlie Smith at csmith@columbianprogress.com.

 

Graphic Artist

12/21/18

The Brunswick News is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to join our team. Our graphic artists create award-winning designs for our customers. We publish a nationally recognized magazine that was also awarded best magazine in the state by the Georgia Press Association, a daily newspaper that earned the General Excellence award from Georgia Press Association recognizing us as the best newspaper in the state, corresponding websites and numerous other niche products and publications. We are seeking someone with working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We have multiple daily deadlines. This person would be efficient in handling electronic and hard copy files, work as a team member with our other graphic artists, and assist our advertising sales team with creative flow of advertising. A core competence in spelling and grammar is needed.

Send résumé to bcranford@thebrunswicknews.com.

 

Reporter

12/18/18

The Brunswick News is looking for a reporter who is ready to tackle covering the city of Brunswick government and business around Glynn County. We’re looking for a versatile reporter who can handle the intricacies of covering a government beat of a city that has a lot of projects and ideas in motion while also finding the smaller, slice-of-life stories within the city.

City government is just one aspect of the job. We also want a reporter who can handle covering business in Glynn County, which includes a robust tourism industry, a growing manufacturing area and a popular location for filming TV shows and movies.

The ideal candidate should have a college degree, preferably in journalism. Experience in covering government and/or business beats is recommended, but not required. Photography and layout skills are a plus. Recent college graduates will be considered.

The Brunswick News is an award-winning, six-day-a-week, family-owned newspaper on the Georgia coast that covers all of Glynn County. Situated in a beach community, Brunswick and St. Simons Island offer stellar quality-of-life opportunities. We want a reporter who is ready to become part of the community.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package including a 401(k), insurance and vacation time. Interested applicants should send résumés to Buddy Hughes, managing editor, at bhughes@thebrunswicknews.com.

 

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.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (1)

Graphic Artist

12/21/18

The Brunswick News is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to join our team. Our graphic artists create award-winning designs for our customers. We publish a nationally recognized magazine that was also awarded best magazine in the state by the Georgia Press Association, a daily newspaper that earned the General Excellence award from Georgia Press Association recognizing us as the best newspaper in the state, corresponding websites and numerous other niche products and publications. We are seeking someone with working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We have multiple daily deadlines. This person would be efficient in handling electronic and hard copy files, work as a team member with our other graphic artists, and assist our advertising sales team with creative flow of advertising. A core competence in spelling and grammar is needed.

Send résumé to bcranford@thebrunswicknews.com.


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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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (0)

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