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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 Representative

7/23/17

James Magazine and its parent company InsiderAdvantage has an opening for an Atlanta-area advertising sales representative. James has 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.

The ideal candidate will have some experience in sales, specifically print or mass media advertising. The applicant must have excellent customer-service skills. This person would work with the CEO, advertising director and marketing director to implement strategies to increase advertising. The main priority is prospecting for new Georgia advertisers and selling print/online ads in metro Atlanta. College degree is preferred and you can work from home.

Strong computer and organizational skills are required. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable. Email résumé to pkent@insideradvantage.com

 

Advertising Sales

7/17/17

Work in Georgia’s Lake Country. Smith Communications Inc. is seeking sales representatives to work in the following areas: Lake Oconee, Athens, Oconee County. These positions share responsibility for newspaper, digital and magazine advertising sales. Benefits include health, dental, vision, paid holidays and paid vacation. Experience in sales and/or customer service is required. Full-time positions with base pay, commission, benefits. Apply to Mark Smith, General Manager, at marksmithjr@msgr.com.

 

Advertising Sales

7/13/17

Work in the northeast Georgia mountains in a dynamic, enjoyable environment. Community Newspapers Inc. is seeking sales consultants to join its team in Dahlonega, home of the University of North Georgia and The Dahlonega Nugget, and Cornelia/Habersham County at The Northeast Georgian. Both publications are among Georgia’s best weekly newspapers, and the town of Dahlonega has been named to several Best Small Towns in America lists. These positions share responsibility for newspaper, digital and magazine advertising sales in both a primary and secondary market. Experience in sales and/or customer service is required and additional training will be provided. Qualifications include strong interpersonal and presentation skills, the ability to think and react quickly, a can-do attitude, loyalty and integrity. Full-time positions with base pay, commission, medical and other benefits. Openings are immediate.
 Apply to Michael Leonard, regional marketing director, at mleonard@cninewspapers.com.

 


BUSINESS (2)

Illinois Press Association President/CEO

7/3/17

The Illinois Press Association, one of the largest and most active newspaper associations in the country, seeks a president/CEO to lead the organization and further the cause of an independent and thriving press. The IPA provides association management services to the National Newspaper Association and technology services to more than 15 state press associations.

The duties of the president/CEO include member relations and development; government relations and lobbying; sales, marketing and fundraising; community and industry relations; public speaking; programs and event planning; and staff, P&L and administrative management. Meaningful experience in each of these areas is a job requirement, as are strong communications skills, superior organizational ability and professional polish.

We will show preference to candidates with a background in journalism and media issues, association management and government relations. The president/CEO manages a 15-member staff, with duties spread among the Illinois Press Association, the Illinois Press Foundation and the National Newspaper Association. The president/CEO reports to the IPA Board of Directors. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse state.

Please send your résumé, a cover letter that addresses how you fulfill each of the above criteria and any other supporting materials to ipapresident@illinoispress.com. No phone calls please. The deadline for submission of résumés is July 24.

 

Publisher

6/30/17

Accepting publisher candidates for strong weekly newspaper in Indianola, Miss., 4,500-paid circulation. Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products – this is not a “desk job.” Must have strong editorial skills. Additional talents in business, advertising, editorial, leadership, research, problem solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork are all wonderful traits. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community. Compensation range $50,000 – $70,000, 401(k) and other benefits. Send letter of interest, résumé and professional references to Dan W. Strack, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


CIRCULATION (1)

Circulation Manager

7/11/17

The Walton Tribune, an award-winning newspaper consistently recognized for excellence in the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, is seeking a circulation manager who is capable of providing second-to-none customer service to existing subscribers while at the same time helping the newspaper grow its readership base. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with CirculationPro software, exceptional customer service skills and the ability to effectively manage an independent contractor carrier force. The Walton Tribune is a twice-weekly newspaper located in Monroe, Georgia, a city of 14,000 nestled in-between Atlanta and Athens. Monroe is the county seat of Walton County, a tremendous community with a great quality of life combined with a low cost of living. We are just far enough to offer the allure of small-town living but close enough to offer all the convenience of big-city amenities. The Walton Tribune is the legal organ for Walton County and offers competitive pay; medical, dental and vision benefits; a retirement plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick days; and more. To apply, email your résumé to Tribune Owner and Publisher Patrick Graham at patrick.graham@waltontribune.com. No phone calls please.


EDITORIAL (8)

Reporter

8/17/17

The White County News is seeking a versatile reporter to cover our scenic community in the north Georgia mountains.

Our reporter will follow regular assignments while developing enterprise stories that go beyond a meeting agenda. You’ll need to be handy with a camera and have an aptitude for contributing to our website and social media accounts.

The ideal candidate would also be familiar with AP Style and have an understanding of Adobe InDesign for page layout.

The White County News is a 5,500-circulation weekly newspaper with a reputation for award-winning journalism. Our staff thrives on teamwork to make “newspaper day” a highly anticipated event for readers.

You’ll have the opportunity to live and work in Georgia’s official Outdoor Adventure Destination. White County features hiking trails, vineyards, state parks, a thriving arts community and many other activities enjoyed along the Chattahoochee River. The county is also home to Alpine Helen, one of the most-visited cities in the state.

Ready to talk? Send a cover letter and résumé to publisher@whitecountynews.net.

 

Sports Writer/Page Designer

8/16/17

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a Southern Community Newspapers Inc. property in suburban Atlanta, is seeking a sports writer/page designer. The position will lean more heavily toward the writing side, but at least one page design shift per week is a must. Photography skills and social media savvy also are important. The Daily Post covers high school sports, the Gwinnett Braves, the Atlanta Gladiators, the Georgia Swarm and Georgia Gwinnett College, as well as pro sports teams and events in Atlanta. Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and writing samples to sports editor Will Hammock via email at will.hammock@gwinnettdailypost.com. No phone calls please.

 

Associate Editor

8/13/17

Smith Communications Inc.

Georgia’s Lake Country

Smith Communications is seeking associate editors for its growing family of newspapers and magazines in Georgia’s Lake Country.

The ideal candidate must be energetic and ready to get involved in the community. Candidate should have a strong editorial background for both generating and editing copy. Pagination experience a bonus. Salary is commensurate on experience. Smith Communications offers health, dental, vision and life insurance.

Send résumé, references and any samples to amsmith@msgr.com.

 

Education Reporter

8/8/17

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a Southern Community Newspapers Inc. property in suburban Atlanta, is looking for an education reporter. The beat includes coverage of Georgia Gwinnett College as well as Gwinnett County Public Schools, the largest school system in the state. We’re looking for someone who can cover education from all angles — from budgets and curriculum to features on enterprising students and teachers.

Photography skills are a must as is a strong social media presence. Experience in education coverage preferred.

Applicants should submit cover letter, résumé, no more than five clips and information of salary history to Editor Todd Cline via email: todd.cline@gwinnettdailypost.com. No phone calls please.

 

News/Sports Reporter

8/7/17

Montgomery Publishing, publishers of The Winona Times and The Conservative newspapers, has an opening for a news/sports reporter. The position would include coverage of general news of Montgomery and Carroll counties and sports for our five high schools. In addition to strong writing skills in both general reporting and sports, the ideal candidate would also have a working knowledge of newspaper design as well as a strong background in social media.

The Winona Times has been publishing in Montgomery County since 1881 and has a circulation of 2,900. Its sister paper, The Conservative, has been publishing in Carroll County since 1865 and has a circulation of 1,300. These two award-winning newspapers are focused on reporting LOCAL and in-depth news and sports. The newspaper office is located in Winona, Mississippi, at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Highway 82 in the center of the state. It is 90 miles from Jackson and 100 miles from Memphis, Tenn.

Compensation ranges from $20,000 to $25,000 (based on experience), 401(k) and health benefits.

To submit a résumé and clips, candidates may email Amanda Sexton Ferguson at publisher@winonatimes.com.

 

Sports Reporter

7/24/17

The Clayton Tribune, a 6,200-circulation weekly newspaper in the beautiful south Appalachian Mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a savvy sports reporter to cover three local high schools and a news beat.

Our candidate will be an enterprising journalist well versed in AP Style, adept with a camera and committed to producing well-told stories from the straightforward game and feature reports to enterprise and investigative projects. The right person for this position will also be able to cover games live on our social media accounts as well as cover breaking news for our website. The primary beats for this position include the athletic activities of one public school system and two private schools, although some news writing will be required. Knowledge of InDesign for page design is a plus.

The Clayton Tribune is an award-winning newspaper with a growing social media audience that also boasts a high market penetration rate and has been known to sell out a box of newspapers as our carrier is trying to fill it. Our small but dedicated news staff is first class at producing editions packed with photos and stories of local people, businesses, governments and more. We are hyperlocal at its best!

If it’s the outdoor life you’re searching for, look no further. Richly historical Rabun County is home to many lakes and rivers with some of the best fishing and rafting you’ll find in Georgia, several golf courses, three vineyards, an active artists’ scene and so much more. Rabun County is uniquely positioned at the borders of North Carolina and South Carolina, both less than a 15-mile drive from downtown Clayton.

If you believe you’re our candidate, email a cover letter and résumé today to kshields@theclaytontribune.com.

 

Managing Editor/Editor

Managing editor/editor for biweekly newspaper

5/24/17

The Douglas Enterprise

Douglas, Georgia

The Douglas Enterprise seeks an experienced managing editor for its biweekly newspaper and shopper publications.

Ideal candidate must be an energetic, community-oriented go-getter with a strong background in editorial, newspaper business management and revenue generation, and editorial management.

Besides our biweekly paper (8,000 circulation) and our digital edition, we publish online and print special editions and glossy publications, as well as a weekly shopper.

Please send résumé and references to publisher@douglasenterprise.net.

 

News Reporter

5/22/17

The Douglas County Sentinel is accepting applications for a news reporter to cover the cops and courts and city government beats.

The Sentinel won 15 awards in last year’s Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including third place for General Excellence and first place for Local News Coverage and Community Service. We take pride in being a government watchdog and in shining a light on the positive things going on in our diverse community, which is located 20 miles west of Atlanta.

The successful candidate will be someone who gets excited about chasing stories, including spot news stories that need to be turned around in a hurry, and working with public safety officials. The person will also cover the Douglasville City Council and major trials in our county, so working with government officials, listening to testimony, researching court documents, and writing stories that no other media outlet has are major responsibilities on this beat.

The person chosen will have skills in using digital media to distribute news electronically and be quick on his/her feet to get it posted. The applicant should also be competent with a camera.

Someone who is a self-starter and a copy-editing perfectionist who knows how to structure a story and has a passion for journalism are also musts for the person we hire.

The Sentinel publishes three times a week. We offer a solid benefits package with health/life/dental, 401(k), vacation, etc.

Please email cover letter, résumé and three writing samples to Sentinel editor Ron Daniel at jobs@douglascountysentinel.com.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (0)

Page Designer/Copy Editor

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


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (2)

Illinois Press Association President/CEO

7/3/17

The Illinois Press Association, one of the largest and most active newspaper associations in the country, seeks a president/CEO to lead the organization and further the cause of an independent and thriving press. The IPA provides association management services to the National Newspaper Association and technology services to more than 15 state press associations.

The duties of the president/CEO include member relations and development; government relations and lobbying; sales, marketing and fundraising; community and industry relations; public speaking; programs and event planning; and staff, P&L and administrative management. Meaningful experience in each of these areas is a job requirement, as are strong communications skills, superior organizational ability and professional polish.

We will show preference to candidates with a background in journalism and media issues, association management and government relations. The president/CEO manages a 15-member staff, with duties spread among the Illinois Press Association, the Illinois Press Foundation and the National Newspaper Association. The president/CEO reports to the IPA Board of Directors. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse state.

Please send your résumé, a cover letter that addresses how you fulfill each of the above criteria and any other supporting materials to ipapresident@illinoispress.com. No phone calls please. The deadline for submission of résumés is July 24.

 

Publisher

6/30/17

Accepting publisher candidates for strong weekly newspaper in Indianola, Miss., 4,500-paid circulation. Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products – this is not a “desk job.” Must have strong editorial skills. Additional talents in business, advertising, editorial, leadership, research, problem solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork are all wonderful traits. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community. Compensation range $50,000 – $70,000, 401(k) and other benefits. Send letter of interest, résumé and professional references to Dan W. Strack, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (3)

Press Operator

7/20/17

Immediate opening for experienced operator to run 12-unit DGM 430 single-wide web press. Applicants should have three to five years of offset web press experience and a proven work history of dependability, self-initiative and mechanical skills. Requires ability to perform all make-ready tasks, press operation to maintain quality, routine maintenance, minor repairs, other pressroom responsibilities. Full-time shift includes scheduled nights, weekends and holidays. Located in desirable community 50 miles west of Atlanta, position offers competitive compensation, health insurance, paid vacation, sick time, matching contribution 401(k). Apply in person 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or, send cover letter and résumé to: pressroom@times-georgian.com. Or, mail to: Times-Georgian, 901 Hays 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.

 

Web Press Operator

7/17/17

Gwinnett Daily Post has a full-time second shift position for a qualified individual. Must have at least five years of web press experience. Position will be responsible for maintenance and press operation in a fast-paced environment. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. Email résumé to: josalyn.gibson@scompapers.com or FAX to 770-277-5277.

 

Production Manager

7/9/17

The Delta Democrat-Times, a six-day, daily newspaper in Greenville, Miss., is accepting résumés to fill its production manager’s position. The position includes oversight of an Urbanite press with a CC1 registration system, Screen CTP pre-press equipment and burgess plate bender. This is a hands-on position requiring press operation with a group of three other operators, on-time paper ordering, press-run management, work scheduling and attention to detail. Mechanical proficiency in press repair and troubleshooting is a must. Benefits include a $55k-$60k base salary with MBO in addition to company-match 401(k), health insurance and paid vacation. We are a part of Emmerich Newspapers Inc. a third-generation, family-owned company with a track record of success and 28 newspapers in three states. To apply, submit résumé to jalverson@ddtonline.com.


TECHNOLOGY (0)

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (1)

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8/8/17

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