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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


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EDITORIAL (10)

Statehouse Reporter

7/9/19

CNHI has a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced journalist. This is not an entry-level reporting position. We will be hiring a statehouse reporter who will be responsible for covering the Georgia General Assembly and leading statewide enterprise reporting projects. This position produces news reports, photographs and video for CNHI’s Georgia newspapers that include the Valdosta Daily Times, Dalton Daily Citizen-News, Milledgeville Union-Recorder, Moultrie Observer, Tifton Gazette and Thomasville Times-Enterprise. The job is based in Atlanta. Applicants should email résumés to CNHI Deputy National Editor Jim Zachary at jzachary@cnhi.com.

 

Staff Writer

7/7/19

The Cherokee Scout, an award-winning weekly newspaper owned by Community Newspapers Inc., is seeking a staff writer to focus mainly on sports, but who will also be capable of doing a news story as needed. We are located in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, with sports coverage centering on four local high schools and the vast amount of outdoor recreation opportunities. This coming year, we will likely have the all-time North Carolina high school football wins record broken, and we have had a bevy of state championships in various sports in recent years to cover. It’s a great way to get into the business and do real community journalism. If interested, please send a cover letter, résumé and references to Editor Matthew Osborne at editor@cherokeescout.com or call him at 828-837-5122, ext. 24. The Scout will always be an equal-opportunity employer.

 

Staff Writer

6/26/19

The News Observer in Blue Ridge, Ga., has an opening for a staff writer. The position will become open in early August.

This is a full-time position coming with a full benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, six paid holidays a year and medical insurance.

The successful candidate will cover a wide range of local news, including government, community features focusing on people and events, and breaking news. If it happens here, you’ll write about it. Photography experience is a definite plus, and pagination experience is helpful.

We are looking for an experienced journalist to fill this position, but will consider a recent college graduate or strong writer with similar credentials.

Send your résumé, a cover letter, three samples of your work and three references to: glenn@thenewsobserver.com or The News Observer, P.O. Box 989, Blue Ridge, Ga., 30513, Attn: Publisher.

 

Reporter

6/25/19

The Daily Citizen-News newspaper in Dalton, Georgia, seeks a reporter to cover two newsy counties in northwest Georgia.

Candidates should have a keen attention to detail and a drive to get the story first — and get it right. We have a strong print product and are focused on breaking news online through our website and social media. Located in northwest Georgia, metro Dalton encompasses the city of Dalton and the counties of Whitfield and Murray, with a population of more than 130,000. The area offers great public schools, a range of outdoor activities, excellent health care, a diverse manufacturing-based economy and is home to Dalton State College. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. Interested candidates should email their résumé and three to five writing samples to editor Jamie Jones at jamiejones@dailycitizen.news. No phone calls please.

 

General Assignment Reporter

6/21/19

Appen Media Group has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

This position will write everything from breaking news to features and cover city government, business, and festivals. We publish five award-winning newspapers per week and distribute more papers than any print media company in our market, the most affluent and growing in the Southeast.

Appen Media also has an online presence through multiple websites and social media platforms. Appen Media operates, of note, six Facebook pages, six Twitter pages, four websites, 17 podcasts, and three Instagram accounts — all with unique content and followers.

We are looking for someone to join our team and make a difference in the community and our workplace. If you can handle a fast pace and genuinely care about community journalism, we want to hear from you.

Applicants must have a four-year college degree and experience, even if it’s at the college level. Knowledge of local government is a plus. The ideal candidate will also have the knack to identify interesting topics and information our readers want to read about. Organization and attention to detail are critical.

So what do we offer?

We offer a fun work environment with a talented staff already on board and looking for teammates. We offer a longstanding reputation in the community for publishing important news in the lives of our readers and a connection to our community.

We offer competitive pay and good benefits.

This is a 40-hour-per-week, full-time job, but the hours are irregular with some work in the evenings and on weekends.

If you are interested, send a résumé and cover letter a.s.a.p. to hans@appenmediagroup.com.

 

Reporter

6/5/19

Reporter in Northeast Florida

The Palatka (Fla.) Daily News is seeking a reporter to join its news team. This position will carry a regular beat and be responsible for a variety of general assignment hard and soft news stories. You should submit clean, fact-checked copy that captures the reader in the first two paragraphs. The ideal candidate will also enjoy and do well at in-depth work and series reporting.

The Daily News boasts a talented photographer, but reporters are required to take photos on occasion, so photography skills are a plus. Comfort with posting to social media is required. Applicants also need to have a creative eye for layout and be competent with InDesign.

Palatka is an historic city with Old Florida charm that lies along the banks of the St. Johns River. Palatka is a short drive from the beach, and St. Augustine, Gainesville and Jacksonville are all nearby.

Our compensation and benefits package is fair and competitive. It includes paid vacation after six months, 401K and major medical.

Please send résumé, cover letter, four to six clips showing diverse types of stories and styles of writing, and three references to Wayne Smith, editor, Palatka Daily News at wsmith@palatkadailynews.com.

 

Reporter

6/3/19

General Assignment Reporter: The Moultrie Observer, a three-day-a-week newspaper serving as the legal organ for Colquitt County, Ga., is looking for a general assignment reporter. Located in southwest Georgia, Colquitt County is known for its agricultural production, its nationally ranked high school football team and a world-class diving facility. There is a lot going on in the community and we need a reporter who is willing to tell every kind of story.

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.

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle. Must pass pre-employment MVR and drug test.

To apply, email cover letter, résumé and three published writing samples to kevin.hall@gaflnews.com.

 

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.


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PREPRESS & PRESS (2)

Press Operator Trainee

6/24/19

The Times-Georgian has an immediate opening for full-time entry-level position assisting with the printing of quality products on a 12-unit DGM 430 web press. If you have a proven work history of dependability, self-initiative and mechanical skills, we’ll teach you the printing craft. Position offers advancement opportunities, competitive compensation and benefit packages, including health insurance, paid vacation, sick time and 401(k). Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work in a team environment.

Send cover letter, salary requirements and résumé to: pressroom@times-georgian.com.

Paxton Media Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. 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.

 

Offset Press Operator

6/10/19

The Brunswick News on the Georgia coast is seeking to fill a position for an offset press operator. Must have five-plus years press operator experience. We are a 116-year-old family owned six-days-a-week newspaper. With a growing commercial base, ran on a Goss community two-folder 18-unit press. Experience on a Goss Community or DGM machines is a plus. We offer competitive pay, health and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick time.

Job details: Ensures that production goals are met. Troubleshoots problems to maintain quality standards and to keep press in top running condition — performs maintenance as required, cleans, lubricates, changes blankets and rollers and maintains press to ensure optimum operation. Examines product frequently to ensure that it meets quality specifications. Provide training for new team members. Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures.

Required Skills

  • Five years previous experience in the operation of an offset printing press
  • Must be able to work in a team environment

Send résumés to mturner@thebrunswicknews.com.


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Professional Librarian/Teaching Magazine for sale (nationally distributed)

6/25/19

Video Librarian is a highly respected, subscriber-based, advertiser-supported video review magazine for libraries. Now in its 34th year, Video Librarian is the only publication that provides comprehensive DVD/Blu-ray/digital reviews for librarians building quality video collections. Solid nationally known educational title commonly appearing in most public and school district libraries for staff to utilize. Exclusive listing; wonderful opportunity. Owners seek to retire. info@kamengroup.com  / 516-379-2797 / KAMEN & CO GROUP SERVICES, LLC

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