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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)

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.

 

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.


BUSINESS (1)

Public Relations Coordinator

8/8/18

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an electric generation and transmission cooperative serving Alabama and northwest Florida, is seeking a Public Relatons Coordinator in the Communications Department at the headquarters office located in Andalusia, Ala. The purpose of this position is to project and maintain a positive public image through means including, but not limited to: cultivating and upholding strong relationships with members, the media and PowerSouth communities; overseeing all aspects of internal and external publications, including writing and copy editing; various other writing assignments (i.e., speech writing); and various other public relations duties, including conducting events and tours.

Applicant must possess a four-year (4) degree in journalism, public relations, communications or a related field and three to five (3 to 5) years of experience. Applicant must also possess superior oral and written communication skills.

Employment is subject to a negative drug test, background check and completion of a comprehensive application for employment. PowerSouth offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program.

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications may apply through any Career Center or apply online at Alabama Job Link at www.joblink.alabama.gov or on PowerSouth’s website at www.powersouth.com/careers. Applications will be accepted from Aug. 8-Aug. 21 only.

Equal opportunity employer/vets/disabled


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

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.

 

Reporter

8/3/18

Reporter

The Delta Democrat-Times in Greenville, Miss., seeks a full-time news reporter with high energy, moxie and strong writing skills.

The job requires beat coverage with the ability to break news and write compelling features. The successful candidate will cover government and write general assignment and enterprise articles. The reporter must be able to see the big picture and to report and craft prize-winning stories.

Candidates must have excellent interviewing skills, solid news judgment and the ability to cultivate sources. The successful candidate also will have basic photography skills and layout and design ability using QuarkXPress.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and prior reporting experience, preferably at a daily newspaper, are required.

To apply to work for our award-winning newspaper, send a résumé, cover letter and five published clips to: jalverson@ddtonline.com.

Position includes vacation, 401(k), health insurance and your standard package of holidays. Pay is 22-26k based on experience. We are an Emmerich Newspapers property; a Mississippi-owned-and-operated, three-generation family company with a track record of success.

 

Newsroom

7/24/18

Waycross Journal-Herald is looking for newspaper person experienced at page layout, wire editing, general assignment news writing, police beat, city council reporting, high school football reporting who has basic photography skills. Need to be ready to start at least by end of August. Salary to be structured based on experience/ability. Contact Gary Griffin — gary.griffin@wjhnews.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.

 

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.


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