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JOB BANK LISTINGS

The GPA Job Bank is a service of the Georgia Press Association. There is no charge for ads if the position is being filled for a newspaper or company that is a GPA member. For all others (including affiliates, subsidiaries and sister publications of GPA members), the cost is $20 per ad. Advertisements run in the GPA Classifieds for three months from the “Posted” date. Non-GPA members must make payment before ad is posted. 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 of each month, and the deadline for classifieds submissions is the 5th.

To post an ad in the GPA Job Bank, send your request to jlabon@gapress.org. Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 140 Locust Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. Your ad will be posted as soon as payment is received. 

RESUME FILE

The Georgia Press Association also maintains a free Résumé File. Job seekers may send their résumés to: Résumé File, GPA, 140 Locust Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. 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.


PUBLISHER (1)

The McDuffie Progress is looking for its next publisher. Our newspaper is published weekly from Thomson, GA and services McDuffie County as well as the surrounding area. The Progress is third generation, family owned and looks forward to a bright future. Publisher would need to be active in the life of the community and have an eye towards providing hyper local news coverage. In addition to the weekly print product, The Progress produces several magazines and special sections along with an entire suite of digital advertising options including targeted display, social media, SEO, and geofencing.

This would be a great opportunity for someone who is looking to grow with a family owned company. Please contact John Lancaster at 256-490-5385 or john@lminews.com for more info or to submit a resume.


 

ADVERTISING/MARKETING (2)

 

(1/18/2022)

ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Summary: Appen Media Group (AMG) is the #1 source for local news and info, in print and online, for the cities of Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton, Johns Creek, Dunwoody and South Forsyth County.

Delivered to 93,000 homes every week, our family of community newspapers reaches more homes in North Atlanta than any other publication.

We have an immediate opening for an Advertising Account Executive who will work out of our Alpharetta, GA office.

This person would be responsible for selling AMG marketing products to local businesses and managing their advertising campaigns. AMG products include 5 weekly newspapers, community guides, niche publications and multiple digital, podcast, and email marketing platforms.

Account Executive is responsible for developing new business and maintaining a base of advertisers. Most advertisers are small to medium businesses in the north Atlanta area, and current clients include hospitals, medical groups, schools, universities, realtors, developers, restaurants, and retail businesses. Calling on clients can be done in person and on the phone, so must be comfortable going business to business and attending networking events to generate leads.

Responsible for entering contacts with prospects and clients into a contact management system, making a minimum number of calls per week, and performance based on a monthly revenue goal.

Hours are 8:30 to 5:30 Monday through Friday with occasional early or later hours for networking events.

AMG is a high paced work environment with a great company culture. Competitive compensation includes base salary, uncapped commissions, full medical benefits, and a 401k matching program.

Requirements: 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 CRM program for ongoing sales status and notes on customer needs, interests, competitive activities, and potential for future sales

Ability to complete and execute sales contracts

Interest in attending networking events on behalf of the company

Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills

Must have a perfect driving record and background check and reliable transportation. Must be honest, reliable, and have a positive attitude.

About Appen Media Group:

Appen Media Group (AMG) is a multimedia news company incorporated in 1990 that publishes Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, Milton Herald and Dunwoody Crier for a combined circulation of 93,000 homes per week. AMG also publishes the annual publications Medical Answer Book, Education Answer Book, Relocation Answer Book and Community Answer Book – each with a circulation of 40,000 per year. Digitally, AMG owns and operates appenmedia.com with an average of 100,000+ unique monthly viewers as well as managing high-engagement podcasts and social media accounts and podcasts.

How to apply: Email your resume to mike@appenmedia.com.

(10/3/2021)

MEDIA ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGER (PRINT/DIGITAL AD SALES)
InsiderAdvantage Georgia/JAMES Magazine
 
 
Full Job Description

James Magazine and InsiderAdvantage.com are Georgians’ go-to sources for political, business, and news topics of interest from across the state. James Magazine has more than 10,000 influential Georgia readers in sectors ranging from government and law to business and the media. 

InsiderAdvantage.com is an online subscription service featuring Georgia-only content to thousands daily. We have an opening for an advertising account manager 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 Georgia advertisers and selling print and online ads to companies 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 1x per month)
  • Interest in occasionally attending networking events on behalf of the company
  • College degree is preferred. Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills

Compensation: A base compensation plus commissions on all sales. Leads are guaranteed. The income potential is unlimited. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable.

Job Type: Contract, Commission

Work Remotely: Yes

 
 
 
 

 

CIRCULATION (1)

 

CIRCULATION/BUSINESS MANAGER

(8/2021)

    The Covington News is seeking a rock star to fill an immediate opening for circulation/business manager. Circulation manager duties include, but are not limited to, being resposible for distribution of product to carriers and promoting the newspaper to increase circulation.

     Business manager duties include, but are not limited to, accounts payables/receivable process, generating invoices, receiving and reconciling customer and vendor payments, collection procedures and day-to-day operatiohs, all with a great deal of accuracy and professionalism.

     Experience in the newspaper industry is desired, but not required. Competitive salary will be based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance options; retirement plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. To apply, send your resume to tbeck@covnews.com. We will contact you further to discuss the opportunity further if appropriate. 

     The Covington News is the legal organ for Newton County and is an equal opportunity employer.


 

EDITORIAL (4)

 

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY PERSON

Summary: Appen Media, publishers of the Herald and Crier newspapers in North Fulton, Forsyth and DeKalb County, are looking for newspaper delivery people.

Requirements: Must have a perfect driving record and background check and reliable transportation. Must be honest, reliable, and have a positive attitude.

About Appen Media Group:

Appen Media Group (AMG) is a multimedia news company incorporated in 1990 that publishes Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, Milton Herald and Dunwoody Crier for a combined circulation of 93,000 homes per week. AMG also publishes the annual publications Medical Answer Book, Education Answer Book, Relocation Answer Book and Community Answer Book – each with a circulation of 40,000 per year. Digitally, AMG owns and operates appenmedia.com with an average of 100,000+ unique monthly viewers as well as managing high-engagement podcasts and social media accounts and podcasts.

How to apply: If interested in learning more about open newspaper routes, email a paragraph or two about yourself and your background to heidi@appenmedia.com.

 

REPORTER

The Tribune & Georgian, Camden County, Georgia’s award-winning weekly newspaper, is seeking a reporter to produce news and feature articles for a growing coastal community. The county is home to Cumberland Island National Seashore and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Position covers a wide variety of beats, including city government, education, local lifestyles, police and courts. A degree in journalism or related field is required. Photography skills also would be an asset. Includes competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, group medical coverage and flexible hourly schedule. Send resume and writing samples to publisher/editor Jill Helton, Tribune & Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys, GA 31558 or e-mail to publisher@tribune-georgian.com<mailto:publisher@tribune-georgian.com>. No phone calls, please.
 

 

(11/16/21)

MAGAZINE EDITOR

TALLAPOOSA PUBLISHERS

Alexander City, Alabama

Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc., has an exciting opportunity available in our award-winning magazine division. TPI publishes two monthly magazines – Lake and Lake Martin Living; one quarterly magazine – Elmore County Living; and five annual special editions: Horizons and the FYI Newcomers’ Guide in Elmore County and Parade, The South’s Best Kept Secret Newcomers’ Guide, and Dadeville magazine in Tallapoosa County.

We are looking for an excellent, accurate feature writer who can transition very quickly into a managing editor’s position. Prefer journalism or English degree with magazine, social media, video, and website experience and great face-to-face communication skills who can meet deadlines and engage our readers in the Central Alabama and Lake Martin communities and beyond.

Full-time position. Salary negotiable. Please send resume and writing samples to steve.baker@alexcityoutlook.com.

 

 

(10/07/2021)

REPORTER

The Marietta Daily Journal, a daily newspaper in Cobb County, Ga. is seeking a general assignment reporter. We are looking for a journalist who gets it right and understands the role the local newspaper and good journalism play in its community. We’re not looking for a reporter who cuts and pastes press releases from public information officers. We want a shoe-leather journalist who chases down policy makers, files on deadline and does so with a great attitude. Reporting, photography and strong writing skills necessary. Knowledge of digital media is a plus. A flexible schedule includes some night/weekend/holiday work. The Marietta Daily Journal is a family-owned, award-winning newspaper serving Metro Atlanta. Background check is required for employment.

 

 
 

 

MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (0) 

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PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (1)

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, LAYOUT

Summary: Appen Media Group (AMG), publishers of the Herald and Crier newspapers, is looking for a graphic designer to lead the weekly production of its print publications. Must have a keen eye for detail, work efficiently and be very deadline driven. Prior experience in newspaper design a plus.

For over 30 years, Appen Media Group has published the community news for the metro Atlanta region. Reaching audiences through print publications, websites, podcasts and more, Appen is a nationwide leader in the industry. Our office is just north of Downtown Alpharetta, conveniently located off Highway 9.

Core responsibilities include:

Performing layouts and page production for 5 weekly publications including features, hard news, calendar and events, sponsored news, cover design and more

Editing photos for optimal quality on a four-color printing press

Adhering to strict design styles set by our design team

Some copy editing including headlines and captions

Processing pages for final production and coordinating jobs with our printer

Creating digital versions of our print publications

On a day-to-day basis, the graphic designer/production artist will coordinate with our news staff to lay out stories for print using InDesign. This also includes editing photos using Photoshop and occasionally making vector graphics using Illustrator. This position reports directly to the Publisher, but will work closely with all facets of the company including sales. Hours are usually 25-30 per week. Must be available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Qualifications/skills:

• Associate or Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or similar field

• Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (must be an InDesign All-Star)

• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of print and web design

• Experience with print production and pre-press standards is a plus

• Microsoft Office applications

• Must be a team player

• Must be able to perform under pressure and strict deadlines

About Appen Media Group:

Appen Media Group (AMG) is a multimedia news company incorporated in 1990 that publishes Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, Milton Herald and Dunwoody Crier for a combined circulation of 93,000 homes per week. AMG also publishes the annual publications Medical Answer Book, Education Answer Book, Relocation Answer Book and Community Answer Book – each with a circulation of 40,000 per year. Digitally, AMG owns and operates appenmedia.com with an average of 100,000+ unique monthly viewers as well as managing high-engagement podcasts and social media accounts and podcasts.

How to apply: Email resume and clips (if applicable) to jobs@appenmedia.com.


 

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