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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.


PUBLISHER 

PALATKA DAILY NEWS (Community Newspapers, Inc.) 

POSITION DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Regional Publisher
REPORTS TO: President – Community Newspapers, Inc.
LOCATION: Palatka, Florida 

Community Newspapers, Inc. is seeking a proven leader to manage all of the operations of our daily newspaper and press plant in Palatka, Florida. The publisher is the visionary and tactical leader of the organization and the face of the newspaper in the community. This position offers a high degree of autonomy for an experienced candidate. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

• Publish a distinguished and profitable newspaper with excellence in news and advertising content. 

• Manage all day-to-day operations of a 5x/week daily and press plant production for 4 publications. Areas of operations include editorial, advertising, composition, circulation, production/distribution and administration. 

• Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key advertisers, news sources and community leaders. 

• Lead department heads and review objectives and progress toward goals 

• Establish staff chemistry, motivation and rapport. 

• Build the brand and circulation of newspaper. 

• Prepare annual business plan and budgets for newspaper and press operations. 

• Contribute as a member of Community Newspapers, Inc. senior management team. 

REQUIREMENTS 

• 5+ years in newspaper leadership role 

• Proven organizational, management and financial skills 

• Ideal candidate will have experience as publisher or sales leader of a newspaper 

• Working knowledge of all operational areas of a newspaper 

• Ability to multi-task 

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills 

• Self-motivated and self-directed 

The Palatka Daily News is owned by Community Newspapers, Inc. and is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a relocation allowance and a benefits package including health insurance and 401(k). 

Send a letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to cnicareers@cninewspapers.com 

EDITOR/PUBLISHER; Indianola, Miss.

Emmerich Newspapers is looking for a dynamic editor/publisher for its weekly newspaper and ground-breaking 24/7 website in Indianola, Mississippi. We are investing heavily in our proprietary state-of-the-art local news and social media platform. We need a strong seller, leader, manager, and newshound to make it happen. We believe our digital/print hybrid model will yield significant growth.

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.” Solid editorial, computer, and advertising skills are major pluses. 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.

Medical, 401(k), & other benefits. Compensation $55K – $75K. We are aggressive in compensation for the right person. Our bonus model allows high achievers to double their substantial base salary. This is a great opportunity for a high-energy individual willing to work hard and make a lot of money. Send letter of interest, resume, and professional references to Dan W. Strack, COO, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


ADVERTISING/MARKETING (3)

(3/24/22)
MARKETING SALES ASSOCIATE NEEDED

The Tribune & Georgian, Georgia’s award-winning, weekly community newspaper in St. Marys, is looking for an ambitious, result-oriented, marketing sales professional. Responsible for selling print, digital & social media to established accounts, prospecting and cold calling. Must be able to work with deadlines. To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume including professional references to: Foy Maloy, Regional Publisher at fmaloy@fbnewsleader.com<mailto:fmaloy@fbnewsleader.com>.

(1/18/2022)
ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 Appen Media Group (AMG) has an immediate opening for an Advertising Account Executive who will work out of our Alpharetta, GA office.

     This person would be responsible for selling AMG marketing products to local businesses and managing their advertising campaigns. AMG products include 5 weekly newspapers, community guides, niche publications and multiple digital, podcast, and email marketing platforms.

     Account Executive is responsible for developing new business and maintaining a base of advertisers. Most advertisers are small to medium businesses in the north Atlanta area, and current clients include hospitals, medical groups, schools, universities, realtors, developers, restaurants, and retail businesses. Calling on clients can be done in person and on the phone, so must be comfortable going business to business and attending networking events to generate leads.

     The position is also responsible for entering contacts with prospects and clients into a contact management system, making a minimum number of calls per week, and performance based on a monthly revenue goal.

     Hours are 8:30 to 5:30 Monday through Friday with occasional early or later hours for networking events.

AMG is a high paced work environment with a great company culture. Competitive compensation includes base salary, uncapped commissions, full medical benefits, and a 401k matching program.

     Requirements: 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, proficiently use and regularly update CRM program for ongoing sales status and notes on customer needs, interests, competitive activities, and potential for future sales, Ability to complete and execute sales contracts, Interest in attending networking events on behalf of the company, Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills, Must have a perfect driving record and background check and reliable transportation. Must be honest, reliable, and have a positive attitude.

     Email your resume to mike@appenmedia.com. 

About Appen Media Group:

Appen Media Group (AMG) is a multimedia news company incorporated in 1990 that publishes Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, Milton Herald and Dunwoody Crier for a combined circulation of 93,000 homes per week. AMG also publishes the annual publications Medical Answer Book, Education Answer Book, Relocation Answer Book and Community Answer Book – each with a circulation of 40,000 per year. Digitally, AMG owns and operates appenmedia.com with an average of 100,000+ unique monthly viewers as well as managing high-engagement podcasts and social media accounts and podcasts.

How to apply: Email your resume to mike@appenmedia.com. 

(10/3/2021)
MEDIA ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGER (PRINT/DIGITAL AD SALES)

InsiderAdvantage Georgia/JAMES Magazine
 
Full Job Description

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 base compensation plus commissions on all sales. Leads are guaranteed. The income potential is unlimited. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable.

Job Type: Contract, Commission

Work Remotely: Yes 

 


 

CIRCULATION (1) 

(8/2021)
CIRCULATION/BUSINESS MANAGER 

The Covington News is seeking a rock star to fill an immediate opening for circulation/business manager. Circulation manager duties include, but are not limited to, being responsible for distribution of product to carriers and promoting the newspaper to increase circulation.

Business manager duties include, but are not limited to, accounts payables/receivable process, generating invoices, receiving and reconciling customer and vendor payments, collection procedures and day-to-day operatiohs, all with a great deal of accuracy and professionalism.

Experience in the newspaper industry is desired, but not required. Competitive salary will be based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance options; retirement plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. To apply, send your resume to tbeck@covnews.com. We will contact you further to discuss the opportunity further if appropriate. 

 The Covington News is the legal organ for Newton County and is an equal opportunity employer.



EDITORIAL 

(4/29)
SPORTS EDITOR

Sports editor wanted for NE Georgia weekly newspaper in growing community. We’re located near Athens in a booming county with four active and successful high schools that have state-level athletic programs. Candidates must be able to cover a variety of sports and make photographs. Page layout skills not necessary, but would be an asset (we will train on page layout.) Candidate will also be expected to work with some stringers who help with covering events and coordinating the coverage. Submit resume and any clips to: mike@mainstreetnews.com.

(4/25)
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

The Marietta Daily Journal in metro Atlanta is looking for a committed journalist to fill a general assignment reporter opening. If you’re dedicated to our profession and recognize the importance of a local newspaper to its community, we want to hear from you.

Reporting, writing, photography skills necessary. Foremost, we want to interview strong writers. Knowledge of digital and social media is a plus. We are considering any level of candidate experience – from entry level to seasoned veteran. But the ideal candidate would have 1 to 3 years of experience at a community newspaper/website.

The MDJ is a family-owned, award-winning newspaper that publishes in print five days/week (Tues.-Sat.) and online 24/7, serving Cobb County, Ga. It is the flagship of Times-Journal, Inc, which publishes three daily and 20 weekly newspapers and websites, all in Georgia.

READ THIS BEFORE APPLYING:  As audience and advertisers continue to transition to digital products, we believe top-quality content is key to the continued success of our publications. We believe our readers must be convinced every day that the information we provide is worth the price of their subscription. We believe our advertisers must realize the value we bring to their businesses. We are looking for journalists to help us achieve these goals. The bottom line is we understand that fair, accurate, quality journalism is essential to a successful business model.

If you agree and want to work for a news outlet that esteems good community journalism, send resume and writing samples to Senior Editor Jon Gillooly at jgillooly@mdjonline.com.

 

(4/22)
MULTIMEDIA COMMUNITY REPORTER
SOUTHERN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS, INC.
Greater Atlanta Market (Counties Include:  Henry, Clayton, Rockdale, Newton, Gwinnett, Butts) Georgia

Description:

Overall Responsibilities

  • Help us grow audience across all of our digital platforms, including our website, branded social accounts, and mobile app
  • Identify and optimize trending and breaking news items and ensure content that matters most to our audience is appearing prominently and regularly in search engines
  • Work with audience team to create, optimize and publish trending and breaking content for our digital platforms
  • Ensure the big stories of the day as well as links to related stories and related assets (images, video, graphics) are optimized for search
  • Create stories and videos to enhance online coverage for all platforms
  • Aggregate content to increase user engagement
  • Adapt user-generated content to create content for our sites
  • Make smart, data-driven decisions on story promotion, inclusion and emphasis across all platforms, from sites to apps to email newsletters to social to alerts
  • Employ creativity to present all information in easy-to-read, visually appealing, informative, and energetic design
  • Reoptimize archived content when appropriate and recommend evergreen stories with long-tail search opportunities
  • Execute recommendations for content development in coordination with SEO goals
  • Measuring performance of digital content through audience engagement metrics and helping develop tactics and strategies to build audience
  • Strive to meet specific individual goals as assigned

Requirements

  • Expected to be fluent in editing and preparing articles, photos, and videos for publication on all digital platforms; managing content from outside sources such as wire services; aggregating content or writing quick briefs, when necessary; and publishing on other platforms such as social media.
  • Ability to write optimized, smart social copy
  • Ability to identify and apply emerging, on-brand trends to social strategy
  • Ability to multitask and perform in a deadline-driven environment and adapt constructively to change.
  • Willingness to alter workflow with a sense of urgency
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Possess a working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social and digital platforms and the ability to develop/follow best practices for social
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and ability to research SEO and appropriately populate fields and headlines
  • Ability to work independently when required while at the same time operate efficiently in a team dynamic
  • Willingness to work evenings/weekends and irregular hours

Please send resumes and portfolio of work to shannon.turner@scompapers.com.

ASSISTANT EDITOR 

Responsible for assisting the managing editor of the Times-Georgian. Applicants must have a strong interest in the communities and people served by our publications. Will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Should possess the leadership skills and the ability to coach and train the news staff 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 serve. This “hands-on” position edits copy, handles numerous items to include, but not limited to the opinion page, obits, announcements, event listings, etc. Submits daily budgets and copy to our pagination hub. Should thrive under deadlines. Works closely with other members of the management team.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent; five years’ reporting/writing/editing experience, photography experience and knowledge of relevant technology used in the editor’s position.     Send resume’ and samples to Bruce Guthrie, managing editor. bguthrie@times-georgian.com.

REPORTER

The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., is looking for a reporter to cover politics in South Carolina, focusing on our high-profile national delegation that includes U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott and Congressman Jim Clyburn and Congresswoman Nancy Mace.

There are opportunities in this Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom to do some of the best work of your career, limited only by your ambition and curiosity.

The Post and Courier is a locally owned newspaper, investing in its newsroom and expanding statewide at a time when others are contracting. The job is based in Charleston but there is opportunity for travel. Beat will include some coverage of military issues. 

The ideal candidate will be a creative and critical thinker able to look beyond the story of the day toward deeper angles, themes and broader state and national perspectives.

This is an interesting time to come on board as we enter a governor’s race in 2022 and candidates campaign across S.C. in the 2024 First-in-the-South presidential primary.

Send your resume, five examples of your best work and a cover letter to Politics Editor Schuyler Kropf at skropf@postandcourier.com. The Post and Courier is an equal opportunity, drug-free workplace.

Learn more about The Post and Courier: https://vimeo.com/311322268

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

The Griffin Daily News, owned by Paxton Media Group, is seeking a general assignment reporter. This position encompasses flexibility and being able to assist with various beats. 

The reporter must be able to research and report on deadline, provide clear and concise writing, live in Spalding County or be able to commute, be well-versed in AP style and be able to work quickly through breaking news. 

Some basic knowledge of crime, government, education and features is preferred but training can be provided. A working knowledge of social media, as well as photography and video editing, is preferable. 

Applicants can submit resumes and cover letters to alumpkin@griffindailynews.com. Griffin is the county seat of Spalding County and is considered part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. It is located only 35 miles south of Atlanta.    

The Griffin Daily News is a paid 4,000 circulation daily newspaper and our free weekly publication is The Town and Country Shopper with distribution of 20,000

(3/24/22)

SPORTS EDITOR

The Walton Tribune’s sports editor has received a promotion, and the upward move has created a great opportunity for the right candidate to take the paper’s already award-winning sports coverage to the next level.

A twice-weekly newspaper with offices in downtown Monroe, The Walton Tribune is currently searching for its next sports editor. The successful candidate will be capable of producing award-winning copy, photos and page design for our sports section each edition while coordinating with a talented group of correspondents who will also contribute significantly to the section.

Coverage consists of all sports at the six local high schools in Walton County as well as middle school and rec league sports. We even include some University of Georgia and Atlanta pro team coverage when appropriate given our proximity to those markets and interest by our readership.

The Walton Tribune offers competitive pay based on previous experience, a benefits package second to none in the industry and the opportunity to work with a great team of people dedicated to doing their very best for the paper’s readers, advertisers and community.

Apply by responding to this post or by emailing Proprietor Patrick Graham at patrick.graham(at)waltontribune.com. No phone calls please.

 

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY PERSON

Summary: Appen Media, publishers of the Herald and Crier newspapers in North Fulton, Forsyth and DeKalb County, are looking for newspaper delivery people.

Requirements: Must have a perfect driving record and background check and reliable transportation. Must be honest, reliable, and have a positive attitude.

About Appen Media Group:

Appen Media Group (AMG) is a multimedia news company incorporated in 1990 that publishes Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, Milton Herald and Dunwoody Crier for a combined circulation of 93,000 homes per week. AMG also publishes the annual publications Medical Answer Book, Education Answer Book, Relocation Answer Book and Community Answer Book – each with a circulation of 40,000 per year. Digitally, AMG owns and operates appenmedia.com with an average of 100,000+ unique monthly viewers as well as managing high-engagement podcasts and social media accounts and podcasts. 

How to apply: If interested in learning more about open newspaper routes, email a paragraph or two about yourself and your background to heidi@appenmedia.com.

REPORTER

The Tribune & Georgian, Camden County, Georgia’s award-winning weekly newspaper, is seeking a reporter to produce news and feature articles for a growing coastal community. The county is home to Cumberland Island National Seashore and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Position covers a wide variety of beats, including city government, education, local lifestyles, police and courts. A degree in journalism or related field is required. Photography skills also would be an asset. Includes competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, group medical coverage and flexible hourly schedule. Send resume and writing samples to publisher/editor Jill Helton, Tribune & Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys, GA 31558 or e-mail to publisher@tribune-georgian.com<mailto:publisher@tribune-georgian.com>. No phone calls, please.


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (0) 

(5/22)

MANAGING EDITOR

Greenville Newspapers, located in beautiful and historic Greenville, Alabama, has an opening for a Managing Editor to oversee all aspects of news reporting for its three weekly newspapers located in Butler, Crenshaw, and Lowndes Counties.

Applicants must have a minimum three years experience in print and digital media publishing, be fluent in AP Style, social media management, and have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

Known as “Alabama’s Mayberry,” Greenville is centrally located in Alabama along Interstate 65, and residents enjoy small town living with easy access to Montgomery and the Alabama Gulf Coast.

The position offers an excellent starting salary, with health, dental, and vision insurance through United Healthcare.

Applicants should contact Dennis Palmer, Regional Publisher, at dennis.palmer@boonenewspapers.com, or by calling 334-410-1712 for more information.


PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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


PREPRESS & PRESS (1)

(4/27/22)

PAGINATOR/DESIGNER

The Union-Recorder in Milledgeville, Ga. is seeking a graphic designer/paginator (full-time). Must have InDesign experience. Job responsibilities include design of daily newspaper pages, magazine design and some pre-press production duties. Work hours may vary depending on printing schedule. Applicants should email resumes and clips to nlinder@unionrecorder.com .There are no positions for this category at this time.


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