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 email@example.com. Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 140 Locust Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. Your ad will be posted as soon as payment is received.
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 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
CIRCULATION MANAGERThe Daily Citizen-News, the leader in local news and information in Dalton and Whitfield County (Georgia) and surrounding areas, has an immediate opening for a manager to lead its print circulation and digital engagement growth.The Circulation Manager is a key cog in the newspaper’s management team and will work directly with the general manager and group publisher in planning and implementing strategies that will grow readership, both online and in print. Primarily, the circulation manager is responsible for delivery of the four printed issues of the DCN weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings) by cultivating and maintaining an independent contract carrier team that provides top shelf customer service.The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal, communication and organization skills also a must. Newspaper circulation experience is a plus.Applicant must have reliable transportation with a valid Georgia driver’s license, proof of auto insurance at time of hire and clean driving record. May be required to work some nights, weekends and holidays.The Daily Citizen-News has been a staple in the community for over 173 years in Dalton which is conveniently located on I-75 between Atlanta and Chattanooga, you’ll find the Carpet Capital of the World will “floor” you with our southern hospitality and an exciting mix of tradition and modern flair. The Cherokee called this area The Enchanted Lands for the beauty and serenity of the Appalachian Mountain foothills. Later the ingenuity and entrepreneurship of a 15-year-old girl, Catherine Evans-Whitener, would revolutionize textile production, expanding Dalton to a worldwide industry leader. We’ve come so far, but the people have never lost the connection with this land that has enchanted so many for generations.Position includes a competitive salary based on experience, benefits and a 401(k) plan. We also offer paid vacation and sick leave. A pre-employment drug test is required.Send resume and cover letter to: The Daily Citizen-News, ATTN: Jeff Mutter, P.O. Box 1167, Dalton, GA 30722. May also be sent via email to email@example.com
The Daily Tribune News, the leader in local news and information in Cartersville, Bartow County and surrounding areas, has an immediate opening for a manager to lead its print circulation and digital engagement growth.
The Circulation Manager is a key cog in the newspaper’s management team and will work directly with the general manager and group publisher in planning and implementing strategies that will grow readership, both online and in print. Primarily, the circulation manager is responsible for delivery of the three printed issues of the DTN weekly (Sunday, Wednesday & Friday) by cultivating and maintaining an independent contract carrier team that provides top shelf customer service.
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal, communication and organization skills also a must. Candidate must have a minimum of five years of newspaper circulation experience with proven results. District manager experience also helpful.
Applicant must have reliable transportation with a valid Georgia driver’s license, proof of auto insurance at time of hire and clean driving record. May be required to work some nights, weekends and holidays.
The Daily Tribune News has been a staple in the community for 75 years. Cartersville is located 50 miles north of Atlanta off I-75. It is home to a bustling downtown and boasts several beautiful parks for the outdoor enthusiast.
Position includes a competitive salary based on experience, benefits and a 401(k) plan. We also offer paid vacation and sick leave. A pre-employment drug test is required.
Send resume and cover letter to: The Daily Tribune News, ATTN: Jennifer Moates, GM, 251 S. Tennessee St., Cartersville, GA 30120. May also be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
quality of the product, equipment operations, communication and problem-solving skills. Must be able to communicate verbally and in
writing. Working knowledge of all press operations required. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and ability
along with a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) plan, medical, dental and vision coverage, paid vacation and sick time.
Contact Natalie Davis Linder, Editor, The Union-Recorder, 165 Garrett Way, Milledgeville, GA 31061, 478-453-1462
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 email@example.com.
The McDuffie Progress, a weekly newspaper in Thomson, Ga., has an immediate opening for a strong, dependable journalist with good photography skills to assume the role of news editor. This is not a desk job. You will be actively covering beats, writing news and features, and engaging with all aspects of the community. Candidate needs solid knowledge of AP Style, pagination experience, and familiarity with managing content on website and social media. Position will direct one reporter and coordinate two correspondents that cover assigned events. We’re seeking a motivated individual who likes hard work and is eager to deal with all aspects of community journalism. The McDuffie Progress was named by Editor & Publisher as one of “Ten Newspapers That Do It Right” for 2015 and is part of a longtime family-owned newspaper group that has a reputation of fair and thorough reporting on the community and strong sports and spot news coverage. We also publish various special sections and magazines throughout the year. Send letter of interest, work samples, and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTERThe Tribune & Georgian, Camden County, Georgia’s award-winning weekly community newspaper, is seeking an experienced reporter who can produce accurate and compelling news stories on a variety of subjects. Camden County is a growing coastal community that is home to Cumberland Island National Seashore and Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay.Reliable transportation and a degree in journalism or related field are required, as well as at least three years of newsroom experience. Photography and page design skills also would be a plus. Send resume and writing samples to publisher/editor Jill Helton, Tribune & Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys, Ga., 31558 or e-mail to email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>. No phone calls, please.
REPORTERLocal paper in metropolitan Atlanta seeks an aggressive and eager reporter for a weekly newspaper. The reporter will write stories, attend meetings, take photos and edit pages.Other requirements include a familiarity with A.P. Style and willingness to learn new things, such as managing the paper’s website and Facebook page.We are located in one of the metro area’s safest suburbs and offer a great quality of life.Interested applicants should send a resume and writing samples to email@example.com Competitive salary and benefits.
MULTI-PLATFORM REPORTERThe Thomasville Times-Enterprise is looking for a multi-platform reporter.Located in southwest Georgia, Thomasville is renowned for its history and charm, in particular its downtown. As such, it is a busy and vibrant community, with many stories to tell.The candidate will be tasked with creating content across multimedia platforms, including print, digital, video and social media.The Times-Enterprise offers a competitive salary and a full benefits package, including medical, dental and vision.Qualifications include:• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism or communications• At least two years of experience working for a daily, weekly or college newspaper preferred• Proven writing, editing, interviewing, photography and video skills• Command of spelling, grammar and AP style• Proficient in use of digital and social media platforms• Strong organizational and time-management skills• Must have valid driver’s license and a dependable vehicle. Also must pass pre-employment MVR and drug testBecause of the nature of the work, some night and weekend duties are required.To apply, send a cover letter, resumé and three published writing samples to:
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTERThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins, please.
The Herald-Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.
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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 email@example.com
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