Advertising Director – The Cullman Times

The Cullman Times seeks an experienced, innovative and results-oriented advertising director.

The advertising director must possess a keen understanding of print and digital advertising, as well as audience-based selling. We need someone with a track record in advertising leadership who can make sales calls and execute a multiplatform sales strategy for print, niche and digital products.

Our advertising director must possess strong organizational and communication skills, a creative approach to revenue development and an emphasis on customer service. We expect a skilled leader who can train and develop a committed sales and marketing organization. Mentoring, field coaching and prospecting are key aspects of this position.

Located in north Alabama, Cullman offers an excellent quality of life, great schools and some of the best water recreation areas in the southeast.

Interested candidates should send their resume and salary requirements to Publisher Terry Connor at 300 Fourth Ave. SE, Cullman, AL 35055, or by email at tconnor@cnhi.com.

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Copy Editor

Over The Mountain Journal has an immediate opening for copy editor. This position involves 15-20 hours of copy editing and headline writing for an award winning suburban newspaper covering the communities of Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Hoover and North Shelby County.

This person could work off site editing copy for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sense, and AP style. Ability to write headlines and cutlines is also necessary.

We are looking for someone who can work quickly and independently.

Attention to detail is necessary but so is speed.

Requirements:
Two years of professional copy-editing experience, preferably at a newspaper or magazine.

Familiarity with AP style. Team player with a positive attitude.

Over The Mountain Journal is published every other week and has been serving readers in this community for 25 years.

Please email resume to our publisher, Maury Wald. mwald@otmj.com

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Circulation Director

Accepting circulation director resumes for small, southern daily newspaper in Greenville, Miss. Energetic and ambitious manager with a strong background in growth programs, sales and departmental operations, as well as a background in application of circulation software, and web circulation marketeering, will be the type audience development director hired. The newspaper has a strong market share, wins multiple editorial and advertising awards yearly, its staff is long established in the market and won a Pulitzer Prize in its storied history. The Delta Democrat-Times is part of the Emmerich Newspapers, Inc., chain, a privately-owned, third-generation community newspaper group with 28 newspapers mostly in Mississippi. Compensation range $40-$45K, with a $5K MBO. Benefits include company match 401(k), medical insurance, and paid vacation. Send resumes to Publisher Jon Alverson at jalverson@ddtonline.com.

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Managing Editor

If you’ve got ink in your blood, love leading a news team to greatness and living in an amazingly beautiful and interesting community, we may be a perfect fit.

The Oxford (Miss.) Eagle, an award-winning community newspaper, is looking for its next managing editor.

Oxford is home to the University of Mississippi, the birthplace of famed Southern writer William Faulkner and consistently named of the best small cities in the South.

This position is one of a player-coach. We’re looking for someone who is a talented newsroom leader not afraid to build a page, write a story or grab a camera when necessary.

The Oxford Eagle, 6,000-circulation daily publishes Monday through Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Recent local market research showed the great majority of local residents turn to The Eagle for their news and information.

We offer excellent pay and benefits and an opportunity to advance further in our company.

To apply send a resume and cover letter to editor and general manager Don Whitten at don.whitten@oxfordeagle.com

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Immediate Opening for a General Assignment Reporter

Over The Mountain Journal has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter to help cover the communities south of Birmingham, including Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Hoover. The ideal candidate will be an all-around journalist able to produce a strong balance of straightforward news reporting along with features and enterprise stories, and be willing to shoot video and take photographs for both our digital and print platforms.

This position will write stories assigned by editors and establish sources to form their own story ideas. Applicants with page design or graphic design experience are encouraged to apply. Our reporters take their own photographs with DSLR cameras and lenses provided by the newspaper, and will be asked shoot short videos as story sidebars for our website.

Applicants must:
–      Have a journalism degree, or similar, from a four-year college.
–      Have one year of journalism experience at daily newspaper. Recent journalism school graduates with internship, daily newspaper and/or college newspaper experience are encouraged to apply.
–      Be able to take photographs.
–      Have strong decision-making, communication and interpersonal skills.
–      Be a motivated, self-starter who can produce award-winning ideas.
–      Have a valid driver’s license and a reliable source of transportation.

Please send a cover letter, resume and no more than five writing clips, as well as any samples of page design and photography, and three professional references to Publisher Maury Wald at mwald@otmj.com.

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Wanted: An editor looking for a challenge.

The Daily Home, an award-winning 6,500 circulation daily covering Talladega and St. Clair counties in east Alabama, is looking for a newsroom leader to supervise the newspaper as well as two weekly papers and a monthly lifestyle magazine. A qualified candidate should have: – reporting and editing experience, – a knowledge of working in the digital space, – a passion for journalism that is tough, fair and timely, – strong leadership skills and a belief that collaboration makes us all better, – and a creative and curious mind. Interested? Email bdavis@annistonstar.com a brief letter, resume and sample of your work.

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