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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)

Sales Manager

9/25/18

The Union-Recorder, a CNHI newspaper, is seeking a full-time sales manager. Newspaper sales experience is required. Management experience is a plus. Ideal candidates are community-oriented with strong communication skills, are self-motivated and have the ability to multitask. Responsibilities include managing multiple products and projects. Job includes salary and benefits package and bonus potential.

 

Multimedia Sales Executive

8/10/18

The McDuffie Progress is looking for a professional, dependable person to fill the position of multimedia sales executive.

Applicants should have superb communication skills, a dynamic personality, and ability to multitask and strong leadership traits and be self-motivated.

Strong digital advertising experience desired.

Sales experience preferred.

Send résumés to: Bookkeeping@mcduffieprogress.com

 

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.


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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 (10)

Reporter

9/18/18

The Jackson Progress-Argus is currently seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to join its small but hard-working staff.

Primary responsibilities include interviewing, reporting, writing, photography and video. The position also includes assisting walk-in customers.

The incumbent will primarily cover news and features, with particular focus on the local school system. Some sports coverage may be required.

To be eligible for hire, prospective employment candidates must have a good MVR with reliable transportation with auto insurance, and successfully pass a background check and drug screening.

Position includes benefits package, including paid time off. No relocation expenses paid.

Send résumé and three examples of writing to mdavis@myjpa.com.

 

Multimedia journalist

9/4/18

If you are interested in joining a small news staff at a weekly community paper in Georgia, we want to hear from you immediately. What we need is someone who is trained in AP Style, knows how to structure a story, can work a beat and build relationships with people face-to-face, and is eager to work hard to create their own career path. A strong candidate will have knowledge of social media and uploading web content (we use Blox CMS), but most importantly that person should have solid newsgathering skills and the ability to determine what is important and what is not. Do not expect to just sit in the office and email people story questions. We need a true aspiring journalist who can beat the streets and create reliable sources and relationships in person. Position likely will also involve some photography. Please submit a letter of interest explaining why you can be a solid reporter and provide a résumé to dbond@mcduffieprogress.com.

 

Copy editor/page designer

8/28/18

The Daily Tribune News is seeking a copy editor/page designer for our daily newspaper in Cartersville, Georgia.

Located on the foothills of the Appalachians and roughly 40 miles from downtown Atlanta, Bartow County is a growing an increasingly prosperous area.

We extensively cover all aspects of Bartow County and have seen an increase in paid circulation over the last two years.

Daily tasks would include designing pages, copy editing, managing daily calendars, processing obituaries and contributing to the daily operations of the newsroom.

There also would be opportunities to cover meetings, sporting events and write human-interest stories.

Ideal applicants would have a strong grasp of AP Style. Page design experience is preferred but not required.

The job is full-time and requires you to be in the office during evening hours five days a week, including Saturdays.

We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401(k) savings. To apply, send your résumé to jason.greenberg@daily-tribune.com.

 

Managing Editor

8/27/18

The Delta Democrat Times, a Pulitzer Prize-winning, 5,000-circulation, six-day daily in Greenville, Miss., is looking for a managing editor to lead its newsroom. The position requires the full spectrum of skills, from page layout to editorial writing and news coverage to special section production. This position is a working position as it requires the candidate to be hands on in the leading of its seven-person staff. Our focus is local news in this Mississippi Delta town and the Delta is an exciting place to lead a news staff.  This is no desk-only job, but most work hours are between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Position includes vacation, 401(k), health insurance and your standard package of holidays. Pay is $38-43k based on experience. We are an Emmerich Newspapers property; a Mississippi-owned-and-operated, three-generation family company with a track record of success. If this sounds like an opportunity for which you have been looking , email your cover letter, résumé, references and three local editorials you have written to Publisher Jon Alverson at jalverson@ddtonline.com.

 

Reporter

8/16/18

The Jackson Progress-Argus is currently seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to join its small but hard-working staff.

Primary responsibilities include interviewing, reporting, writing, photography and video. The position also includes assisting walk-in customers.

The incumbent will primarily cover news and features, with particular focus on the local school system. Some sports coverage may be required.

To be eligible for hire, prospective employment candidates must have a good Motor Vehicle Report with reliable transportation with auto insurance, and successfully pass a background check and drug screening.

Send résumé to hr@scompapers.com.

 

Sports Editor

8/15/18

The Brunswick News is seeking a true team player to join our staff as sports editor and bring exciting and comprehensive coverage of our local high school, college and pro athletes. Applicants should have a college degree, preferably in journalism. This position also includes page layout duties, so experience in that area is a must. Photography skills, proficiency in Adobe Indesign and copy editing experience is preferable.

The job requires a motivated self-starter who can put together a weekly budget and coordinate with our sports reporter to provide coverage to our readers on diverse topics from high school school football and volleyball to covering a NAIA college and a yearly PGA Tour event in November. Candidates also need strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop rapport with coaches and players. Evening hours are also required.

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 an editor 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.

 

Reporter

8/13/18

Be A Small-Town Star

The Palatka (Fla.) Daily News is looking for a standout addition to its newsroom. We seek someone with at least two years of experience in community journalism who knows this end of the newspaper business is where the action is, and wants to be there. We’re hiring a team player with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, a commitment to integrity and bulldog mentality for searching out a story.

The Daily News is a five-day daily, Tuesday-Saturday, with print readership of 17,500 and a growing E-edition audience. Palatka is in Putnam County, Fla., home of the majestic St. Johns River, with some of the best fishing, boating and hunting to be found in the Southeast. Our community is beginning an exciting revitalization, and Palatka Young Professionals offers the opportunity for meeting and networking with age 21-42 peers most towns our size don’t afford. 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.

Want to be part of the fun/work in Palatka? Pay is negotiable, depending on your experience.  Send your résumé, cover letter, four to six clips showing diverse types of stories reported and styles of writing, and three references (two professional, one personal) to Michael Leonard, publisher, Palatka Daily News at mleonard@palatkadailynews.com.

 

Sports editor

7/23/18

The Daily Citizen-News, a newspaper in Dalton, Georgia, has an opening for a sports editor in a two-person sports department. Our focus is on local sports in our two-county area, which includes eight high schools and Dalton State College, an NAIA program that won the 2015 NAIA Division I men’s basketball championship. We also publish a weekly high school football section during the regular season. Along with strong writing skills, knowledge of AP style and an ability to shoot and edit video, you should have a background in layout and design. Only candidates with extensive pagination experience will be considered. Send a cover letter, résumé and writing/pagination samples (three of each) to managing editor Jamie Jones at jamiejones@daltoncitizen.com. No phone calls please.

 

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.

 

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.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (1)

Copy editor/page designer

8/28/18

The Daily Tribune News is seeking a copy editor/page designer for our daily newspaper in Cartersville, Georgia.

Located on the foothills of the Appalachians and roughly 40 miles from downtown Atlanta, Bartow County is a growing an increasingly prosperous area.

We extensively cover all aspects of Bartow County and have seen an increase in paid circulation over the last two years.

Daily tasks would include designing pages, copy editing, managing daily calendars, processing obituaries and contributing to the daily operations of the newsroom.

There also would be opportunities to cover meetings, sporting events and write human-interest stories.

Ideal applicants would have a strong grasp of AP Style. Page design experience is preferred but not required.

The job is full-time and requires you to be in the office during evening hours five days a week, including Saturdays.

We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401(k) savings. To apply, send your résumé to jason.greenberg@daily-tribune.com.


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (0)

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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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JOBS WANTED (0)

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