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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 (3)

Regional Inside Sales Manager

7/2/18

Job Summary: Manage inside, outbound call center (tele-sales). Responsible for sales growth through acquisition, up-sell, and retention. Conducts or oversees training in needed areas. Manages to performance and coaches and develops staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reaches or exceeds stated total and digital budget by identifying category or segment opportunities and managing team to performance metrics.
  • Builds solution packages directed to identified categories and business segments.
  • Trains staff to deliver value and close business.
  • Utilizes key performance indicators to communicate results to team, VP, and division as necessary.
  • Oversees implementation and training for necessary systems, including VisionData, AdTracker and others.
  • Coaches direct reports to success
  • Develops, trains, and inspects call scripts and usage thereof.

Time Allocation:

Strategic Planning – 30 percent

KPI Measurement & Communication – 25 percent

Workforce Development – 25 percent

Other Managerial & Admin Duties – 20 percent

Key Competencies:

  • Vision, passion and desire to win that becomes contagious with the sales staff
  • Be able to grow people through effective coaching of pipeline opportunities and feedback on sales calls.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competitive, passionate and results driven
  • Hands-on, available, and team-oriented

Expectations:

  • Open to new ideas and ways of thinking
  • Listens to the customer and recommends solutions that meets the needs of the markets
  • Be in front of the competition with ideas that are research-based, are innovative and take calculated risks

Experience:

  • Three to five years of inside/outside sales management experience preferred
  • Five to 10 years of outstanding performance in inside media sales preferred
  • Media and/or newspaper experience preferred
  • College degree in advertising or marketing preferred

Location – Option to work in Rome, Georgia; Marietta, Georgia and Cherokee County, Georgia

To apply, send résumé to Travis Knight of the Marietta Daily Journal at tknight@mdjonline.com.

 

Sales Representative

5/18/18

James Magazine and InsiderAdvantage.com both are a go-to source for political, business and other news across Georgia. James has more than 10,000 influential Georgia readers in sectors ranging from government and the judiciary to business and the media. InsiderAdvantage is a daily online subscription service featuring Georgia-only content.

We have an opening for an advertising sales representative who is based in the Atlanta area.

This person would work with the leadership team to implement strategies to increase advertising. The main priority is prospecting for new advertisers and selling print and online ads to companies, colleges and other entities throughout the state.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Print and digital media ad sales experience
  • A solid work and professional ethic — a self-starter
  • The drive to research sources for developing prospective customers
  • A comfortable, relationship-based approach to leads and sales generation through a combination of in-person, phone and email correspondence
  • Can proficiently use and regularly update prospect sheets for ongoing sales status and notes on customer needs, interests, competitive activities and potential for future sales
  • Ability to complete and execute sales contracts
  • Ability to attend company meetings (Typically one time per month. Call-in can be arranged on occasion)
  • Interest in occasionally attending networking events on behalf of the company
  • College degree is preferred. Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills.

Compensation for this position is commission based. The income potential is unlimited. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable. Email pkent@insideradvantage.com along with a résumé.

 

Sales Representative

4/23/18

Due to rapid growth, we have an opening for newspaper sales representatives in Gray, Macon and Milledgeville. Excellent salary/commission, ad bonus program. Company offers life, health, dental and vision insurance, plus profit sharing, sick, vacation and holiday leave. Sales experience a plus.

Apply to: A. Mark Smith, P.O. Box 4027, 100 North Jefferson Ave., Eatonton, Ga. 31024

Email: amsmith@msgr.com


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CIRCULATION (1)

Circulation Manager

7/2/18

Immediate opening with the Newspapers of West Georgia. Our paid publications include a daily newspaper, a thrice-weekly newspaper and a weekly newspaper. All subscriber copies are delivered by the United States Postal Service. Free distribution publications include a mailed TMC and two carrier-delivered TMCs. Responsibilities include supervision of circulation staff and carriers along with the preparation of various circulation reports and postal reports. Experience in newspaper circulation distribution and marketing preferred. Knowledge of Newscycle CirculationPro, postal regulations and Microsoft Excel a plus. Position offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, including health insurance, paid vacation, sick time and 401(k). Email résumé to: publisher@times-georgian.com. Mail résumé to: Publisher, Times-Georgian, 901 Hay’s 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.


EDITORIAL (11)

Staff Reporter

7/11/18

Award-winning weekly newspaper in Decatur has an immediate opening for an experienced staff reporter to cover education and local news in DeKalb County. Must be familiar with Associated Press style, have excellent writing and photography skills, have reliable transportation and be self-motivated. Occasional evening and weekend work required. Please email résumés, samples and links to johnh@dekalbchamp.com. No phone calls, please.

 

EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Rome News-Tribune

7/9/18

The Rome News Tribune is seeking a dynamic individual to lead and grow the award-winning newsroom of one of Georgia’s oldest newspapers. The Tribune is family owned and operated.

Located in northwest Georgia, Rome is one of the state’s gem cities in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Nestled between three rivers and seven hills, Rome is a vibrant community with a diverse mix of business, education and health-care industries.

The Executive Editor position at the Rome News-Tribune is a multifaceted job that requires leadership within the newsroom, the Times-Journal company and the Rome community.

Specifically, the position:

— serves as manager of news operations for the daily Rome News-Tribune

— serves as supervisor for the editors at four sister weekly newspapers

— serves as the primary representative of the Rome News-Tribune throughout the Rome and Floyd County communities.

EE will coordinate news, feature and sports coverage of RN-T for its daily newspaper, corresponding website and the Rome Life magazine and manage and mentor editors at four northwest Georgia weeklies: Polk County Standard-Journal, Catoosa County News, Walker County Messenger and Calhoun Times.

A person with knowledge of Floyd County and surrounding community is preferred.

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 the Floyd County area.
  • Manage all content of the publications (print, online and social media), including news, sports, features, photography and videography.
  • Oversee newsroom personnel: news reporters, features writer and sports editor, including recruiting and managing newsroom staff.
  • Report and write news stories and cover events.
  • Serve as the voice of the newspaper by writing opinion columns and editorials.
  • 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, special sections and online products.
  • 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.
  • Serve as RN-T’s point of contact for readers, the general public and community leaders.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Supervisor: Times-Journal V.P of Content.

Send cover letter and résumé via email with ROME POSITION as subject line to: jkmurphy@mdjonline.com.

 

Managing Editor

7/8/18

Responsible for leading the newsroom of the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., and supervision of three editors for additional publications of the Newspapers of West Georgia. Applicants must have a strong interest in the communities and people served. Will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Should possess the leadership skills and the ability to coach and train staff writers in producing well-written, accurate and balanced stories. Must be proficient in using print publications and an online presence to maximize our position as trusted and timely information sources for the communities we cover. This “hands-on’ position edits copy, handles numerous items to include the opinion page, obits, announcements, events listings, etc. Submits daily budgets and copy to our pagination hub. Should thrive under deadlines. Works closely with other members of the management team.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years writing and editing. Prior newsroom management experience. Knowledge of relevant technology used in the managing editor’s position.

Position offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, including health insurance, paid vacation, sick time and 401(k). Email résumé to: publisher@times-georgian.com. Mail résumé to: Publisher, Times-Georgian, 901 Hay’s Mill Road, Carrollton, Ga. 30117.

 

Staff Writer

6/26/18

The Griffin Daily News is seeking a staff writer who is an independent thinker, a hard worker and a passionate journalist. The right candidate can handle the daily grind of a beat while writing stories, reporting breaking news events and taking photos for the daily paper and special sections. Job candidates should be able to upload content to the newspaper’s website and monitor local social media sites. The position comes with a full benefits package. Weekend work is divided on a rotational basis and some evening work is required. The Griffin Daily News has served the residents of Spalding County, Ga., since 1872 and has a proud tradition of aggressive journalism with a compassionate outlook. We publish in print five days per week.

To apply, send your cover letter, résumé, two references and three clips of your best work to Managing Editor Tim Daly at tim@griffindailynews.com. No phone calls please.

 

Multiplatform reporter

5/31/18

The Times-Enterprise in Thomasville, Georgia, is seeking a multiplatform reporter. Thomasville is the second-largest city in southwest Georgia. The city is deemed the City of Roses and holds an annual Rose Festival and features plantations and a historic, busy downtown with brick streets. Among many other recognitions, in 2016, Thomasville was featured as the second=best historic small town on USA Today’s 10 Best List Reader’s Choice. If you are interested in joining our team and living in a fantastic community, you should send your résumé today. The best candidate will possess related degree and ability to produce great content for print products as well as online and social media platforms. Video experience is desired. Interested? Send your résumé and writing clips/video/social media clips to editor Pat Donahue at pat.donahue@gaflnews.com. A pre-employment drug screen and MVR is required.

 

Multiplatform sports reporter

5/31/18

The Times-Enterprise in Thomasville, Georgia, is seeking a multiplatform sports reporter. Thomasville is the second-largest city in southwest Georgia. The city is deemed the City of Roses and holds an annual Rose Festival and features plantations and a historic, busy downtown with brick streets. Among many other recognitions, in 2016, Thomasville was featured as the second-best historic small town on USA Today’s 10 Best List Reader’s Choice. If you are interested in joining our team and living in a fantastic community, you should send your résumé today. The best candidate will possess related degree and ability to produce great content for print products as well as online and social media platforms. Video experience is desired. Interested? Send your résumé and writing clips/video/social media clips to editor Pat Donahue at pat.donahue@gaflnews.com. A pre-employment drug screen and MVR is required.

 

Editor

5/1/18

If your passion is to produce journalism that makes a difference in the community you serve, then you may have what it takes to be the next editor of The Selma Times-Journal.

The Selma Times-Journal is an award-winning daily newspaper that serves Selma, the Queen City of the Black Belt region of Alabama. Your challenge will be to produce through your staff of four general assignment reporters quality content that accurately and fairly depicts the lives of the diverse population that calls Selma and Dallas counties of Alabama home.

Candidates must be able to not only manage content development in our print, digital and social channels, but also make a significant contribution to the production of the daily newspaper while training and teaching young journalists the craft of high quality community journalism.

Applicants should have the desire to live and work in Selma, make a contribution outside their work environment through community service, and be willing to pay their “civic dues.”

Consideration will be given to those who have a degree in journalism, experience in managing a fast-paced newsroom and functioning within an organizational structure where the leaders are expected to lead by their actions and not just by their words. Candidates must also be fluent in working with Adobe Creative Suite, have extensive experience in newspaper design and an understanding of how print, digital and social platforms work together to engage readers in various ways.

Should they desire, the candidate who is chosen will be immediately placed into a publisher-training program where they will be taught how to effectively manage other areas of newspaper operations, helping pave the way for the next step in their career.

The Selma Times-Journal (www.selmatimesjournal.com) is part of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (www.boonenewspapers.com), a privately held community newspaper company with more than 80 newspapers and 30 community magazines in 12 states. We offer excellent compensation opportunities, quality health care and other benefits.

To apply, please email your résumé, cover letter and clips to: Dennis Palmer, Publisher, The Selma Times-Journal at dennis.palmer@selmatimesjournal.com.

 

General Assignment Reporter

4/27/18

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 four 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, five Facebook pages, five Twitter pages, three websites, and an Instagram account – 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 long-standing 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 Christina@appenmediagroup.com.

 

News Reporter

4/20/18

The Northeast Georgian, a twice-weekly newspaper covering Habersham County, is seeking a reporter to join its news team.

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

The Northeast Georgian is hoping to find someone with a degree in journalism or similar field, or with news-writing experience. The perfect candidate would also possess photography and copy-editing skills, a knowledge of Adobe InDesign and a solid, hard-working attitude. Candidates must be dependable and trustworthy.

Send your résumé and at least five clips (stories and photographs) to editor@thenortheastgeorgian.com. No phone calls, please.

 

Editor

4/18/18

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 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.

 

Education/General Assignment Reporter

4/17/18

The Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen newspapers have an immediate opening for an education/general assignment reporter in the east metro area. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has solid news-writing and photography skills and is familiar with AP style. Applicants should also be comfortable with social media. The Citizen Newspapers are part of Southern Community Newspapers Inc. We offer a competitive benefits package including major medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, and paid vacation and holidays.

Email your résumé and three writing samples to: alice.queen@rockdalecitizen.com. Please put “Job Application” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


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