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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.


 

ADVERTISING/MARKETING (1)

(1/26/21)

ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGER

Part-time position, Commission, located in Atlanta. 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 small hourly base salary (min 20, max 25 hrs per wk.) plus commissions on all sales. Leads are guaranteed. The income potential is unlimited. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable.

Contact: Melanie Dobbins at mdobbins@insideradvantage.com

 


 

CIRCULATION (1)

(1/26/21)

PRESS OPERATOR –  Florence, AL

TimesDaily, an award-winning newspaper located in Northwest Alabama along the banks of the Tennessee River, has an immediate opening for a press operator. Candidate must be able to setup press for daily newspaper printing, monitor and inspect quality of papers, maintain registration and proper ink density, perform general maintenance and other duties as required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., be forklift certifiable and have mechanical experience or training. Prior experience with newspaper press and machine maintenance is preferred or other press printing experience will be considered. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, days, and weekends in a fast-paced environment. Mail resume to 219 West Tennessee Street, Florence, AL 35630, or email to hollie.colella@timesdaily.com.

 

 

 

EDITORIAL (2)

 

(2/03/21)

 
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
 
The Times-Georgian, a five-day-a-week publication in Carrollton, is seeking an experienced general assignment reporter to cover hard news and features. Primary beats include but are not limited to law enforcement/emergency services and education (the city and county public school systems and two colleges). Sports reporting may be required at times. This is also a good opportunity for an entry-level journalist; all candidates must possess a degree in journalism or a related field. Successful applicants must demonstrate good news judgment, professionalism, dedication to reporting at the community level, good language skills and accuracy, the ability to write accurate, clean, copy that communicates effectively issues that affect our readers’ daily lives; the ability to develop sources, understand how to use digital media, and organization. The reporter must meet deadlines consistently while multitasking on multiple stories. Hours may vary day by day due to community events. Reliable transportation is a must. Send resume, writing samples and pay requirements to Matthew Brown, managing editor, at mbrown@times-georgian.com or to 901 Hay’s Mill Road, Carrollton, GA, 30117.
  

 

The Times-Georgian is located in Carrollton, GA, a progressive, self-sufficient community 45 minutes west of Atlanta.  In the foothills of the mountains of Northwest Georgia, the community is home to the University of West Georgia and West Georgia Technical College.  The Times-Georgian is part of the Newspapers of West Georgia, which publishes a daily newspaper, a thrice-weekly newspaper, a weekly publication along with West Georgia Living magazine.  Carrollton is the print hub for Paxton Group’s Georgia publications.

(12/04/20)

EXPERIENCED DYNAMIC MANAGING EDITOR

If you are an experienced managing editor looking for a nationally recognized, progressive newspaper that has successfully blended print and social media, Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc. wants you.

You will lead the team that produces an award-winning twice-weekly newspaper and four community weekly newspapers located around Lake Martin in east-central Alabama near Auburn University. We are strong and growing and our properties produce quality local journalism, compelling design, and exceptional sports coverage for a dynamic and growing area. The Alexander City Outlook recently took home 65 awards in the Alabama Press Association convention, including General Excellence two years in a row.

Our properties include The Alexander City Outlook, a 3,500 Circulation twice weekly; four weeklies, The Wetumpka Herald, the Tallassee Tribune, The Eclectic Observer and The Dadeville Record and associated websites. We cover both rural and fast-growing suburban areas surrounding one of the largest recreational lakes
in the South.

The successful candidate will help us move the organization forward with strong leadership skills, have a vision of our continued integration of print and social media, be able to identify and develop talent and be willing to become immersed in our communities. The ability to write, edit, and contribute to the daily product when needed is essential. Pagination skills are helpful but not required.

Salary and bonuses approx. $50K, an excellent benefits package, bonus opportunities, and advancement based on performance. If you think you think might be a good fit, please a resume, samples of your work and a cover letter to Steve Baker at steve.baker@alexcityoutlook.com. 


 

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PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

There are no positions posted for this category at this time.

 

PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (1)

DIGITAL/WEB SPECIALIST 

The 117-year-old Herald-Citizen is accepting resumes for its newly created Digital Specialist position.

Candidates must have a proven track record in growing online audiences, creating new digital offerings and maintaining an active social media presence. Experience with blogging and video is a plus. Responsible for all newspaper web and digital offerings while working as a liaison with newsroom, advertising and publisher on product content and revenue enhancements. Mission is to bolster newspaper’s web, digital and social media presence.

Education requirements include a related communications, multi-media and/or digital media degree from an accredited college or university, or at least five years of related field experience. Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance and 401(k).

The Herald-Citizen is a daily newspaper publishing Tuesday through Friday and Sunday. It is located in beautiful Cookeville, TN, one of the fasted growing micropolitans in the country and home to Tennessee Tech University. Cookeville is conveniently located off I-40, just a short drive to Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. A regional hub for the Upper Cumberland with big-town conveniences and small-town charm.

 Apply by sending resume, link to digital portfolio, cover letter and wage expectation to Publisher Jack McNeely by mail to P.O. Box 2729, Cookeville, TN 38502, or via email at  jack.mcneely@herald-citizen.com. No walk-ins, please.

The Herald-Citizen is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

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JOBS WANTED (0)

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PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE 

Publications for sale by KAMEN & CO GROUP SERVICES, LLC (516) 379 2797  info@kamengroup.com.

Beautiful Lake Country Georgia weekly paid newspapers and targeted community magazines. Outstanding brand; strong market penetration with ancillary products and excellent content. Excellent opportunity to acquire the assets of a quality multi-media publishing entity.

Northern, California weekly broadsheet community paid newspaper on Oregon Border. Publication in business 100 years. Ownership seeks to retire.

Maryland senior magazine distributed via mail to 12,000 targeted dwellings. Needs advertising to become profitable. Strong editorial content; handsome title in business 12 years.

Famous national outdoorsman/survivalist paid magazine sold in bookstores and quality retail venues such as Walmart, Sam’s Club, Walgreens, General Dollar and many more outlets. Publication is 40 years in business and would be a great asset to acquire to add to your growing portfolio.

Florida free distribution weekly community newspaper; solid advertising schedules and wonderful editorial content.

Affluent glossy magazine distributed in NYC, Westchester, Hamptons, NJ, CT and Miami. Averages 242 pages; last print title published in March 2020 due to pandemic. 19 years in business and ready for new ownership to take control of.

Ready for an appraisal of your weekly or daily newspapers? Want to retire? Our firm is the leading financial Valuation entity in the United States with 42 years experience to confidentially assist you. FORBES’ wealth and media reporters choice 2015-2021. Please reach out and let us know how we can help you!  http://www.kamengroup.com.

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Kamen & Co. Group Services, LLC
Media Appraisers, Accountants & Brokers
626 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556
Office: 516-379-2797
Mobile: 516-242-2857
Visit our website at www.kamengroup.com

 

FOR SALE

Make me an offer!  We have a very well maintained nine unit Goss Community press with an SC folder and infeed unit.  Also a seven into one Kansa inserter with one up Kirk Rudy labeling head and conveyor.  A good Count-O-Veyor, tying machine and various newspaper stacking carts. Plus an electric fork lift with forks and paper clamp (needs battery).  Also all kinds of parts and rollers for the press and inserter.  Everything is guaranteed to work!    Make me an offer on any of the equipment and I’ll probably take it.  All can be inspected at The Arab Tribune. Call Publisher Ed Reed at 256-572-4057 or email   ecreed@charter.net
 

To list a job opening or an item for sale on this site, email Jennifer Labon at jlabon@gapress.org or call her at 770.454.6776.