Job Placement Service

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Open Positions 

Multimedia Strategist

Real Access Media Placement (RAMP), the media planning and placement division of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA), has an immediate opening for a full-time Multimedia Strategist. We are looking for a motivated, positive leader to expand and grow our advertising offerings.

The Multimedia Strategist position is responsible for establishing relationships with new clients, developing verticals with current clients, and recommending viable solutions to meet their digital and print advertising needs. The successful candidate will have experience in digital and print media, including SEO/SEM, email, social media, and display advertising. The ability to lead accompanied by strong analytical and communication skills and data-driven-thinking are a must.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefit package, and the opportunity to work with a positive, energetic team interested in building long-lasting partnerships with our clients and member publishers.

RAMP, as part of ONPA, serves the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho Press Associations as a media placement partner. RAMP specializes in print & digital media placement in these states, across the USA and Canada. We are conveniently located at the Kruse Way Place complex in beautiful Lake Oswego, Oregon.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to

Sales Manager

We are seeking a Sales Manager with a strong leadership presence, the ability to develop a sales team and the passion to work effectively with community businesses. The Sales Manager will lead a team of top sales professionals in offering our customers a dynamic portfolio of media products.  

As a Sales Manager, you'll build, motivate and empower your sales team to deliver solutions to small and medium-sized customers to make their businesses grow. With your ongoing coaching and development, you’ll drive the sales performance of your team by:

  • Managing, developing and tracking your team’s performance.
  • Developing and implementing strategies to acquire new business.
  • Modeling effective sales strategies for your team to follow.
  • Tracking and reporting key financial, budget, and sales metrics.
  • Working hands on with your team through four-legged calls and presentations.

The position is based in Astoria, Ore., with frequent travel to the peninsula and south county.  

This position offers a competitive commission plan plus benefits including paid time off, insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail

(Posted 09/14/2018)

Digital Imaging Technician

Eagle Web Press is looking to hire a Digital Imaging Technician in our Salem, Oregon prepress production department. Candidates proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat, Pitstop Pro and any knowledge of Fuji XMF are welcome to apply but, do not let a lack of experience in prepress stop you from reaching out. We are a fast-paced commercial printing company willing to train team players with talent in our workflow & culture. The perfect candidate for us would be tech-minded, proficient on both Mac and PC platform, highly motivated, reliable, a self-starter, can communicate effectively, have a sense of urgency with good organizational skills and able to follow systems and procedures. Again, any prior print experience would be considered a plus.

THIS IS NOT A GRAPHIC DESIGN POSITION. It is considered a production role and responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting customers, quality controlling files, processing files, creating proofs, imaging plates, and initial quality control of print copy off the press.

Are you just coming out of a graphics or printing program?  Perhaps you have years of experience? You may just be the new talent we are looking for. Does it sound like we are casting a wide net? Yes, because we are!

The salary range for this position would be $14.00-$19.50/hr. based on skill level and experience. Full-Time position, many excellent benefits including healthcare, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401(k), FSA. Must be able to work days or evenings.  EOE.  Pre-employment drug screen required.

Eagle Newspapers Inc./Eagle Media Northwest is a family-owned printing and publishing corporation operating in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to  No phone calls, please.

(Posted 9/5/2018)



The Woodburn Independent in Woodburn Oregon, a member of the Pamplin Media Group, is seeking a general news reporter adept at coverage of spot news as well as in-depth enterprise journalism. This position covers city and county government, crime/court, education and business.  We need someone who loves to chase down leads to break news, is versed in digital media, with photography and layout experience.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications and an understanding of AP style is preferred.  Woodburn is located approximately 30 miles south of Portland and 15 miles north of Salem, the state capital.  Submit your resume, a brief cover letter that describes your interest and three to five examples of your published news articles to Managing Editor Lindsay Keefer,

(Posted 8/29/2018)

News Editor

The Daily Sun News, the 3-day-per week community newspaper for Sunnyside and the Lower Yakima Valley in Washington, is looking for the right reporter-editor to continue building and branding news coverage both in print and digital media. The successful candidate will be skilled at reporting while managing a staff of three. Knowledge of design and social media will be an advantage.

We are part of the Eagle Newspapers/Eagle Media Northwest group.   FT position, many excellent benefits including health care, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401(k), FSA.  EOE.

Send resumes to Andy McNab, Interim Publisher, Daily Sun News,  No phone calls, please.

(Posted 8/17/2018)

Assistant Editor (Part-time)

The Register-Guard has an immediate opening for a part-time Assistant Editor.

Under the general supervision of the Editorial Page Editor, the Assistant Editor selects, reads and edits local letters to the editor and local guest columns; selects and edits syndicated columnists for publication; selects editorial cartoons for publication; coordinates daily section print publication procedures with GateHouse Media’s Center for News and Design in Austin, Texas; may periodically write editorials; undertakes research, handles miscellaneous phone calls and other public contact and other related work as needed.

Position requires graduation from a four-year college or university; four years of maturing news-related experience; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience.

The salary range for this position is between $18 and $20 per hour depending on experience. Hours will be between 30-34 per week. Complete job description and application can be found at

Qualified applicants should submit an application, cover letter and resume electronically to

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.

(Posted 7/25/2018)

Sports Writer

The Daily Sun News, a three-day-a-week newspaper for Sunnyside WA and the Lower Yakima Valley, is looking for a full-time sports writer.  Job duties will include print and online coverage of 8 high schools and outdoors news. We’re looking for a spirted sports enthusiast who can work within the fast deadlines of online reporting. Photography and pagination skills are a must.

The position offers a competitive wage and a quality benefits package including health care, 401(k), life insurance and more.  EOE.  We are part of the Eagle Newspapers/Eagle Media Northwest group.

Send resume, clips and letter of interest to Andy McNab, publisher, The Daily Sun News, P.O. Box 878, Sunnyside WA 98944, or by email:

(Posted 7/11/2018)

Sports Reporter

The East Oregonian, a five-day daily newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a full-time sports writer, based in nearby Hermiston, Ore. Job duties will include print and online coverage of high school, college and community sports and outdoor activities. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. We want someone with strong writing skills who avoids cliches. The person hired will also edit on a limited basis and work with the Web.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the Blue Mountains, Columbia River and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo and perennial high school state champion contenders. Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.

Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail

(Posted 7/3/2018)

Advertising Sales Manager/Coach

The Idaho Press  located in Nampa, ID is seeking an experienced Advertising Sales Manager/Coach for a dynamic, competitive and growing market. We are a 18,000 circ. daily newspaper with 3 surrounding weekly publications located just west of Boise. This incredible opportunity is a key leadership position within the advertising department reporting directly to the Advertising Director.

We are seeking candidates who have a proven track record excelling as an outside sales representative and also as a sales leader. You must to lead by example by working in the field with local businesses and the sales team. Other skill sets required include an in-depth understanding of digital media, experience working with front end billing systems, proficient in Microsoft Office and a proven track record in providing strong customer service. Must have top-notch people and communication skills, leadership ability, demonstrate extremely innovative thinking and maintain a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Media ad sales experience and/or sales management experience preferred.

Email cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile to Michelle Robinson at The Idaho Press-Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. An Adams publishing group (

(Posted 6/22/2018)

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