Newspaper sales consultant

The Florida Keys Free Press in beautiful Key Largo Florida is seeking an experience newspaper sales consultant. If you believe in printed community newspapers and believe the way to sales is on the street face-to-face then let’s talk. Must be customer oriented, well organized and a person that can reach or exceed monthly goals. We have a stable of quality publications at your disposal in a daily and weekly paper and multiple magazines. The territory is established and has plenty of growth potential. Excellent compensation with guarantee base and a rewarding commission plan, monthly bonuses, spiffs and contest money. Benefits include health and dental insurance, life, 401K, expenses and more. This is a great opportunity in the beautiful Keys but just 30 minutes from the mainland. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Tommy Todd at ttodd@keysnews.com.

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Circulation Manager

The Sand Mountain Reporter is looking for a circulation manager that will expand The Reporter’s readership and ensure The Reporter remains a leader in the community. The ideal candidate will be able to develop growth programs for the paper’s circulation, hit sales goals, have good customer relations skills, and handle the distribution of The Reporter on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, along with other products throughout the year. For more information, or to submit a resume, contact Jonathan Stinson, publisher, at jstinson@sandmountainreporter.com.

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Circulation director sought

Accepting circulation director resumes for small, southern daily newspaper in McComb, Mississippi. 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, is a multiple-time general excellence winner, and its staff is long established in the market. The Enterprise-Journal is the flagship of Emmerich Newspapers, a privately-owned, third-generation community newspaper group with 28 newspapers mostly in Mississippi. Compensation range $55K – $60K, with a $5K MBO. Benefits include company match 401(k), medical insurance, and paid vacation. High caliber candidates should send letter of interest, resume, three business (boss) references, and two successful growth programs (in detail) to Dan W. Strack, COO, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.

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Managing Editor – Mississippi

The Enterprise-Tocsin, a 4,000 paid circulation weekly in Indianola, Miss., is seeking a managing editor. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, experience working in newspapers and knowledge of layout and photography.

The Enterprise-Tocsin is one of the oldest businesses in the Mississippi Delta, having been established in 1888, and is a past winner of the Mississippi Press Association’s General Excellence Award. It is part of the family-owned Emmerich Newspapers, which is based in Jackson, Miss., and includes 24 newspapers in Mississippi and three in Louisiana and Arkansas.

Previously, this has been a staff reporter position, but we’d like to get someone with more experience who can take on some editing and layout duties. That also means a higher salary, between $28,000 and $30,000, depending on experience. To apply, send resumes to Publisher Charlie Smith at csmith@enterprise-tocsin.com.

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Executive Editor

The TimesDaily in Florence, north Alabama’s award-winning seven-day-a-week daily newspaper (20,000 daily; 22,000 Sunday), is accepting applications for executive editor.  Florence and the Shoals communities, situated along the Tennessee River, are prosperous and rich in heritage and beauty.

The executive editor oversees newsroom digital and print operations, to include short- and long-term planning, hiring staff, managing budgets and working with beat reporters and independent contractors. The ideal candidate will have a “local-first” philosophy, enjoy working closely with a team of talented photojournalists and designers, while also assisting in day-to-day editing duties. We’re looking for the right leader to aggressively seek out compelling news coverage and to enhance our reputation in watchdog journalism. We want to remain the primary source of local news in our area.

Responsibilities:

  • Publish content that is accurate, timely and of interest to readers via online, mobile or print. Develop quality and quantity of content, supervision, coaching and training of staff. Establish criteria for staff and evaluate personnel on that basis.
  • Work with newspaper management team to reach circulation and digital and print readership goals.
  • Publish an editorial page that is lively, aggressive, inclusive, challenging and thought-provoking
  • Coordinate with other departments to meet deadlines, set deadlines, coordinate content and develop new products.
  • Lead convergence efforts with other media in the market, including television and radio.
  • Ability to coach and motivate others; has thorough understanding of readers’ needs and expectations; strong public relations; must handle pressure well; ability to work on deadlines;
  • In addition to directing the newsroom, the candidate must be capable of innovative online content generation and main Web page news judgment. The candidate should be comfortable with online forums, building databases, developing niche Web products, new technologies, video content, mobile news generation, blogging, Facebook, widgets, feeds and updating the Website with breaking news.
  • Ability to adhere to established budget.

Qualified candidates will have an undergraduate college degree, at least 10 years in newspapers, experience in multiple markets, plus significant time as a top editor or managing editor. The ideal candidate will possess the highest standards for journalistic ethics and quality and will have the ability to be a team player who will help foster productive relationships with other newspaper departments.

Send your resume, writing samples and references to Publisher Darrell Sandlin at darrell.sandlin@timesdaily.com.

The position closes Oct. 17, 2014.

Tennessee Valley Printing Co. Inc. (TVPCO) operates the TimesDaily, Decatur (AL) Daily, and six weekly newspapers reaching more than 200,000 homes weekly; a dozen Websites with more than 4 million monthly page views, plus TN Valley Media Outdoors’ 106 billboard faces. TVP is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer, offering a competitive salary, full medical benefits and 401(k). Learn more about our newspaper at www.timesdaily.com.

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Advertising sales rep

Award winning suburban newspaper has an opening for an award winning advertising sales rep. This is a rare opportunity to join one of Alabama’s most respected publications. Over the Mountain Journal has a 24-year track record of delivering results for local, regional and national advertisers. We’re looking for an individual with a minimum of 2 years successful outside sales experience. Advertising and social media sales is a plus. Please send your resume in confidence to mwald@otmj.com or call Maury Wald at 205-823-9646.

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Editor – GA

The Northeast Georgian, an award-winning twice-weekly newspaper in beautiful Habersham County, is seeking applications for editor. The right applicant must possess a strong sense of community and a can-do attitude. Other requirements include strong skills in organization, communication, photography, and the ability to manage a seasoned news staff. Applicants must be proficient in relevant technology.

The Northeast Georgian is a well-established legal-organ that has been serving Habersham County since 1892. Community Newspapers Inc., the parent company, is a forward-thinking, local-information company based in Athens, Ga. If you’re the person for this job, please email cover letter, resume and professional references to Alan NeSmith, regional publisher, at anesmith@thenortheastgeorgian.

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Editor

Brookhaven Newsmedia,LLC seeks a community minded journalist to join its team as editor of The Brookhaven, MS Daily Leader. We publish Tuesday thru Friday and Sunday, weekly shopper, Brookhaven Magazine, and six annual single topic magazines. Candidates must be proficient in all areas of news reporting, editing, photography and pagination. This position requires management experience and the ability to lead and direct a very talented staff. If you enjoy getting out of the office and discover compelling and interesting news stories and have strong  writing skills this position is for you. Other duties will include pagination of newspaper, website and social media updates. Candidates must have degree in journalism or a related field and must have working knowledge of indesign and photoshop. Excel experience is a plus. Full time position with good salary, benefits, and opportunities to advance within Boone Newspapers,Inc. Please send resume, samples and references to otis.raybon@dailyleader.com

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Multimedia Journalist

Opelika-Auburn News, an award-winning daily newspaper in eastern Alabama near Auburn University, has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist. The successful applicant must have the ability to cover crime, courts, government, business, features, etc. The right journalist will have the desire to provide outstanding coverage and breaking news across multiple platforms. The Opelika-Auburn News also places an emphasis on multimedia coverage on its website. This person must be willing to work a flexible schedule.  1-2  years experience. Four-year degree in journalism required; Excellent benefits; EOE/M/F/D/V. Drug and background screen required. Apply online at www.bhmginc.com.

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News Editor

Opelika-Auburn News, an award-winning daily newspaper in eastern Alabama near Auburn University, has an immediate opening for an experienced News Editor.   The successful applicant must be able to organize and supervise coverage.  This person must be mature, thoroughly grounded in all types of news, included but not limited to government coverage, business, sports, news features, opinion and the arts. This person is expected to provide a mature, steady hand in helping the managing editor lead the newsroom. The person must also have the ability to edit copy and shepherd pages through the production process. This person must be willing to work a flexible schedule. 5-7 years experience. Four-year degree in journalism required; Excellent benefits; EOE/M/F/D/V. Drug and background screen required. Apply online at www.bhmginc.com.

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