The Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader, the 2011 General Excellence winner for community newspapers of our size in Washington State, and its daily news website www.ptleader.com, seek an enthusiastic, creative individual to work with local businesses as Marketing Representative. If you are an energetic, friendly and enthusiastic person and enjoy a fast-paced working environment that requires multiple tasks and high levels of people interaction, you may be a successful candidate! Be detail-oriented, possess exceptional customer service skills and enjoy working in a team environment.
Previous sales experience a plus; reliable insured transportation and good driving record required. We offer a solid base plus commission, work expense reimbursement, holiday, medical insurance and vacation benefits and the opportunity to be a part of Washington's best independent community news organization. Please email resume and cover letter to Marketing Director, Catherine Brewer firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: The Leader, 226 Adams Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 Attention: Catherine Brewer. Posted April 1, 2013
Director of Advertising
Pioneer News Group, a family owned group with properties in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Utah and Idaho, is looking for a driven individual to lead the advertising department in the beautiful Pocatello, Idaho, market. This person would be responsible for all facets of the ad department including retail, digital, classifieds, production and support. You should be able to develop and maintain strong relationships within your department and in the business community. You will thrive in this deadline driven, ever changing business by driving revenue growth in all categories of our business. From being the leader of our traditional media to the driver of innovation in our digital world, you will be able to do it all. Making good hires, providing key training, being a community leader and spending time developing old and new products will prove to be key in helping our business community get results. Prefer experience in media sales, personnel management and budgeting. Position includes salary, bonus, and full benefits package. Please send your resume and cover letter with Salary Requirements to Publisher, Idaho State Journal. PO Box 431, Pocatello, ID 83204 or email email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Advertising Sales Consultant
Award-Winning Graphics Dept. seeks enthusiastic, multi-platform Advertising Sales Consultant to join our community newspaper team. Our clients want to advertise now and we need more help working with them on multiple campaigns. Candidates must be willing to relocate to central Washington state, have reliable transportation/insurance and have top notch customer service skills to represent our products. We have plenty of businesses in our marketing area for the right individual to succeed. We are looking for persons willing to prove their sales abilities now to possibly move into the department manager's position to build a bigger team, creating more projects and job opportunities on our staff. To start, we offer a solid weekly pay base +commission, mileage and office supply stipend. If interested, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to publisher: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to "Ad Sales Consultant", c/o NKC TRIBUNE, PO Box 308, Cle Elum, WA 98922-0308. Posted March 17, 2013
Ad Sales Consultant
Whidbey Island's community newspapers seek an enthusiastic, creative individual to work with local businesses. Successful candidate must be dependable, detail-oriented, possess exceptional customer service skills and enjoy working in a team environment. Previous sales experience a plus; reliable insured transportation and good driving record required. We offer a solid base plus commission, work expense reimbursement, excellent health benefits, paid vacation, sick and holidays, 401K and a great work environment with opportunity to advance. EOE. Send resume with cover letter in PDF or Text format to email@example.com or by mail to: PUBLISHER, Whidbey News Group, P.O. Box 1200, Coupeville, WA 98239. No calls, please. Posted Feb. 22, 2013
Food + Drink Editor
Seattle Weekly, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for a Food + Drink Editor to join its team of talented writers and editors continuing and contributing to the publication’s legacy of award-winning journalism.
The Food + Drink Editor is responsible for the development and day-to-day operations of the weekly paper’s Food & Drink section, its blog, online restaurant listings, and the annual Restaurant Guide. The editor will be required to assign, edit, and write features, reviews, news stories, and columns about the restaurants, people, and dishes that make Seattle a great food city. He or she will also work with the Art Director to develop visuals for stories. The editor will write regularly for the Voracious food blog while coordinating daily blog content from other contributors. He or she will also be responsible for the planning, assigning, and editing of Seattle Weekly’s annual Dining Guide.
The right candidate will possess a deep knowledge of food and restaurants as well as the writing and reporting skills to produce engaging, thoughtful, and opinionated content. He or she will possess the news sense as well as the blogging and social-media acuity to react quickly to breaking stories, and demonstrate the foresight and planning skills to set and meet long-range editorial goals.
Seattle Weekly offers competitive salaries and benefits. Qualified applicants should send a resume and a substantive letter explaining why Seattle Weekly needs you now, including up to 10 recent clips, if you have them, to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Sound Publishing, 19426 68th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032 ATTN:SEAFND
Sound Publishing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website at www.soundpublishing.com to find out more about us! Posted May 10, 2013
Seattle Weekly is looking for a reporter to join its team of talented writers and help shape its weekly newspaper and daily website while continuing the publication’s legacy of award-winning journalism.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about local news and politics while also possessing the ability to write about Seattle’s nightlife, including coverage of music, crime, the arts, bars and all other after-dark activities. The Nightlife Reporter will be adept at story generation and development, for both long-form narrative work and daily blogging. The right candidate will work exceptionally well with words and people.
Seattle Weekly offers competitive salaries and benefits. Qualified applicants should send a resume and a substantive letter explaining why the Seattle Weekly needs you now, including up to 10 recent clips, if you have them to: email@example.com or mail to: Sound Publishing, 19426 68th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032 ATTN:SEAREP
Sound Publishing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website at:www.soundpublishing.com to find out more about us! Posted May 7, 2013
Immediate opening at award-winning weekly community newspaper for a full time reporter to cover news in small town communities. Scenic beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Excellent writing and organizational skills required. Photography skills a plus. Must work well under pressure. Send cover letter, resume to: The Miner Newspapers, 421 S. Spokane Ave., Newport WA 99156; firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted April 18, 2013
The Vashon Beachcomber is seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented reporter to write quality stories and features. Newspaper and layout experience using Adobe InDesign preferred. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, possess excellent writing skills, have a knowledge of community news and be able to write about multiple topics. Must relocate toVashon Island, WA. This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits: medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick and holidays. EOE Please send resume with cover letter, 3 or more non-returnable clips in PDF or Text format and references to email@example.com or mail to:
Sound Publishing, Inc.
19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Posted April 12, 2013
EO Media Group has three openings for full or part-time page designers to work on a centralized design desk in Salem, Ore. This is a new team that will use its synergy and skills to design EO Media Group's daily and weekly newspapers. Copy-editing and page design experience required, preferably using Adobe InDesign. Daily newspaper and/or magazine layout experience preferred. Must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Must be able to write accurate, engaging and powerful headlines and polish suggested headlines from front-line editors until they sparkle, plus have command of AP style and excellent attention to detail. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and health insurance for full-time staff. Send resume, 5-10 .pdf page design samples and a letter of interest including part or full time preference to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted April 3, 2013
The Vidette of Montesano, Wash. is accepting applications for Design Editor.
We prize a skilled layout artist with the ability to also write with clarity and verve. Experience with InDesign and PhotoShop preferred.
This position spends half its time as a designer, laying out tabloid-sized special sections and pages for our broadsheet weekly
newspaper. The other half of the time, the position is a reporter, crafting personality profiles and covering schools. Enterprise, story-telling ability and creative thinking are a few of our favorite things.
Send cover letter, resume, writing samples and PDF copies of design samples to:
Vidette Editor Steven Friederich at email@example.com or on CD to The Vidette, PO Box 671, Montesano, WA, 98563.
Pre-employment drug screen and background check required for final applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, color, national origin, veteran status or handicap.
Stephens Media LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted March 24, 2013
Designer and Multimedia editor
Love words? Love to design? Use your Quark, InDesign, Photoshop and headline-writing skills to design and paginate eye-catching news pages for East Oregonian, a daily newspaper in Pendleton, Ore.; special sections and niche products. Use social media to break news and update the community. Use copy-editing skills to polish stories and cutlines. Make independent judgments about content. See the newspaper hit the press. We're looking for a person who works well with both leaders and co-workers, independently or with a team, is deadline driven but realizes news doesn't always happen to match our deadlines. Journalism or related writing degree and/or publishing experience is required, as is AP knowledge, excellent grammar and proofreading skills. Hours are generally 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. During your time off, the Pendleton area offers outstanding hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoor recreation. The region is one of Oregon's leading agricultural centers built around irrigated farming and dryland wheat and is home to the world-famous Pendleton Round-Up. Nearby are the Blue Mountains and Walla Walla, Wash., home of over 100 wineries. Wage plus benefits including health insurance, retirement plan and paid time off. Send resume, three or more page design samples and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted Feb. 11, 2013
The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has openings for two reporters. We are a 10,000 circulation paper on the Washington Coast, about two hours from Seattle, 30 minutes from the beach and an hour from the Olympic Rainforest. We prize reporters who write with clarity and verve. Enterprise, story telling ability and creative thinking are a few of our other favorite things. Send cover letter, resume and writing samples to Doug Barker at The Daily World, Aberdeen, WA 98520 or email to email@example.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, color, national origin, veteran status or handicap. EOE M/F. Posted Jan. 22, 2012
The Columbia Basin Herald is a daily newspaper seeking a reporter to cover the courts, county commission and various city councils. The successful candidate will be responsible for writing news, features and performing photography.
Our next reporter must be able to have well-developed skills in journalism, English and AP style. We prefer journalism school graduates. Our next reporter must be able to write news stories, take pictures and edit copy. The next reporter must work well with others, be an energetic team player, capable of handling multiple projects and be well organized.
Preference is given to applicants from Washington state. We are looking to hire immediately.
The Columbia Basin Herald is a newspaper with a circulation of 9,000 publishing Monday through Friday from the shores of Moses Lake, Wash. Moses Lake offers a great small town feel with big city features. Outdoor recreation is near by with close locations for skiing, powersports, fishing, golf and more. Our area continues to grow with the additions of Microsoft and Yahoo! data centers, a $1.6 billion silicon plant expansion and a new BMW carbon fiber plant, all surrounded by farms of potatoes, onions, mint and cattle.
To apply send a résumé, cover letter and copies of work by e-mail to Lynne Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please list “Reporter application” in the subject line. Posted Jan. 18, 2013
Full time news reporter for weekly newspaper near Olympia. A passion for good community-based journalism and attention to detail is a must. Work experience, photo skills and familiarity with AP Style a plus. The Nisqually Valley News is seeking a team-player who is self-motivated and knows what a beat is and how to farm it. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation and work-related mileage. Send a cover letter, resume and work samples to: K. Graves, P.O. Box 597, Yelm, WA 98597. Drug test required. Lafromboise Communications, Inc. is an EOE, drug-free workplace. Posted Nov. 13, 2012
EO Media Group has three openings for full or part-time page designers to work on a centralized design desk in Salem, Ore. This is a new team that will use its synergy and skills to design EO Media Group's daily and weekly newspapers. Copy-editing and page design experience required, preferably using Adobe InDesign. Daily newspaper and/or magazine layout experience preferred. Must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Must be able to write accurate, engaging and powerful headlines and polish suggested headlines from front-line editors until they sparkle, plus have command of AP style and excellent attention to detail. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and health insurance for full-time staff. Send resume, 5-10 .pdf page design samples and a letter of interest including part or full time preference to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail email@example.com. Posted March 4, 2013
Sound Publishing, Inc., Washington’s largest newspaper publisher has several full-time job openings in our Printing Facility in Everett, WA.
Seeking an experienced Pre-Press Technical with basic knowledge of 4-color offset printing with intermediate computer knowledge. Thorough knowledge of digital pre-press applications including: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat; Enfocus Pitstop, Kodak Preps. Knowledge of Kodak Prinergy Evo RIP software a plus. Job entails downloading files from various sources, preflight and correction of PDF files if needed, imposition for various press configurations and plate output. Qualified candidate must be able to multi-task in a busy newspaper environment with tight deadlines. The ability to prioritize and attention to detail is a must. Must be able to work nights and weekends.
Seeking qualified press operators who have experience printing on single width web presses. Demonstrated experience in press make ready, ink setting, quality checking and basic crew maintenance a must. Must have a minimum of five years printing experience. Positions are available on all shifts.
Entry Level General Workers needed to jog/stack product as it comes off the press. Must be able to stand for entire shift and lift 50 lbs. repetitively. Basic math skills a must. $11/hr. Positions are available on our night shifts, seven days a week.
Seeking qualified insert machine operators for our night shift (8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.) Tuesday through Saturday. Positions require mechanical aptitude as well as the ability to set-up and run Muller and Goss inserting equipment. Familiarity with Kansa and Barstrom labelers and Muller stitching and trimming machines a plus.
Entry Level General Workers needed to feed insert hoppers and stack completed products off the inserting equipment. Positions require the ability to lift 45 lbs. repetitively and stand for entire shift. Basic math skills a must. Positions are for our night shift (8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.) Tuesday through Saturday. $9.19/hr.
Post-Press Clerk for coordination of inserts. Includes inputting of insert information into circulation software per publication, creating reports for use by insert machine operators and running reports from business systems. Assist with pulling verification samples by publication and filing by week. Will have contact with sales staff. Basic computer skills and good phone/customer service skills required. Will also assist with feeding inserts on an as needed basis. This is a day shift position, Monday through Friday.
Receiving General Worker needed to unload trucks delivering palletized insert materials to our facility. Successful candidate must have the ability to become forklift certified and be able to lift 45 pounds. Must possess attention to detail for checking bills of lading, marking skids by publication, and pulling sample/verification copies of inserts. Must assist in keeping insert holding area organized and pull skids as required by deadline. Monday through Friday, primarily day shift hours.
If you are interested in joining our team, email your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to: Sound Publishing, Inc. 19426 68th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032 ATTN: HR/PROD
Sound Publishing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Go to our website www.soundpublishing.com to find out more about us! Posted Feb. 26, 2013
Director of Business Development
SmallTownPapers, Inc. is searching for its next Director of Business Development. Represent and sell our industry-standard online contest platform to contest sanctioning organizations including journalism for print, broadcast and web; and our archiving services specializing in scanning historic bound volumes for publishers, libraries and museums.
Seeking candidate with senior manager, publisher, or advertising director experience in the news publishing industry. Position has a base, but your earnings potential derived from your success.
We are located in Shelton, Washington, but you can work from anywhere in the United States. Please send letter of interest to Paul Jeffko, President at email@example.com.