Job Placement Service
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South Clatsop County has some of the Oregon Coast's most beautiful settings (see www.discoverourcoast.com). It also has busy, vibrant communities with year-round residents, as well as weekend visitors.
EO Media Group has an immediate opening for a South County reporter at our office in Seaside.
This beat covers the communities of Seaside, Gearhart and Cannon Beach, their residents, visitors, organizations and activities for The Daily Astorian and the biweekly Cannon Beach Gazette and Seaside Signal.
We work hard, but have fun. We enjoy world-class restaurants, myriad artists and writers, robust community theaters, fantastic salmon and deep-sea fishing, amazing wildlife and bird watching, and many other outdoor activities. Portland is 2 hours away; Seattle 3 1/2 hours.
Journalism or related degree, plus newspaper or magazine writing experience and social media skills are required. Multimedia and photography experience preferred. Driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation necessary. Full-time position. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), 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, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Newberg Graphic seeks reporter
The Newberg Graphic, a member of the Pamplin Media Group of newspapers, is seeking a seasoned reporter to fill a position that will open in January. This reporter is responsible for a variety of beats, including business, arts & leisure, government and general assignment. The newspaper, located 25 miles southwest of Portland in the beautiful Chehalem Valley, is looking for a reporter with two or more years of experience working at a weekly, twice-weekly or small daily newspaper, someone capable of producing 12 to 17 stories weekly, with good interviewing and time management skills. Salary is at the industry standard for small newspapers and there is a benefit and 401(k) package as well. Experience with web posting and updating the newspaper’s Facebook page are a plus. Submit a resume, cover letter, references and about a dozen clips of a variety of stories via email to Managing Editor Gary Allen at email@example.com.
Want to put your journalism experience to use for a family-owned weekly newspaper in a stunningly beautiful Oregon community? This is your opportunity.
The Wallowa County Chieftain is seeking an Editor who believes in the value of community journalism. Topics include outdoor recreation, forest health, water supply and wildlife habitat, in addition to coverage of small-town life.
The Chieftain is located in Enterprise, Oregon, just an hour away from La Grande and three hours from Boise. The community has deep agricultural roots and a growing arts community. The location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and horseback riding.
We seek an energetic, creative, outgoing and hard-working Editor. This is your opportunity to join a company that believes in community journalism. The Chieftain is a weekly newspaper in Eastern Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with active family of owners.
We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news, excited about the opportunity to publish in print, on line and with social media. You’ll manage and mentor two newsroom employees and work with a professional page design team. Your journalistic integrity is a must. Leadership, budgeting, multi-media and mentoring experience are a plus. This is a hands-on position that edits and writes stories; takes photos; posts daily to our web site; and uses social media to engage readers. Along with the Chieftain’s Publisher, you will need to be involved in the community.
EO Media Group owns 11 newspapers and 17 websites that provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press.
Competitive pay plus paid time off, 401(k) /401(k) Roth retirement plan and insurances.
Candidates with an education in journalism or a related field, plus leadership experience should send resume 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
The Cottage Grove Sentinel is seeking a talented Editor for our award-winning weekly newspaper and the voice of Oregon's South Willamette Valley for over a century. The Cottage Grove Sentinel seeks the contributions of a journalist with a passion for community news. The successful candidate will have strong copy-editing and reporting skills and the ability to guide a staff. The ideal candidate will excel at contributing high-quality stories, photographs and layout for digital as well as traditional news formats.
A four-year degree in journalism or a related field is preferred, but consideration will also be given to applicants with significant experience in a newsroom setting, particularly with a community news background. Necessary abilities include excellent writing and reporting, editing, coaching editorial staff and photography skills, professionalism and a talent for cultivating productive contacts across a wide variety of disciplines, from businesses and government leaders, administrators and public relations representatives. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, web and Social Media in a newsroom environment.
There's always something happening in Cottage Grove, a quintessential timber town with access to many of Oregon's natural wonders, and we're looking for an Editor who's ready to be where the news is.
Those interested in applying for the position must send a cover letter, resume and five published writing samples to Gary Manly at email@example.com or by mail: 116 N. 6th St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424.
The News-Review is part of Lotus Media Group, a family locally owned media company. It’s community oriented newspaper and online website are market-leading providers of breaking news, investigative exposes, and opinion.
The News-Review seeks a results-oriented individual with creative skills, plus an ability to communicate effectively with others to fill our Advertising Manager position. You will be responsible for creatively managing the advertising department increasing active accounts, adhering to potential advertisers, and achieve monthly revenue targets and deadlines. The Advertising Manager is responsible for overseeing different projects and special sections published by The News-Review. Duties include administrative tasks, contract negotiations, budget management, and conducting interdepartmental communications. This position is full time, salary DOE, competitive benefits offered.
Interested candidates can submit resumes by emailing Careers@nrtoday.com, drop off or mail to 345 NE Winchester Street Roseburg, Oregon 97470.
The Daily Astorian, one of the best small daily newspapers in print and digital in the scenic Pacific Northwest, is seeking an experienced leader to direct our circulation sales and delivery operations.
We are looking for someone who is both hands on and proactive in developing strategies to grow our home delivery, single copy and internet audience numbers while also providing our customers stellar customer service.
You’ll be working where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean in stunning Astoria, Oregon, in a family-owned multimedia group with a talented and passionate workforce. The successful candidate will be directing the circulation operations of the daily, three weeklies, a weekly TMC, a monthly business journal, a high-end annual tourism publication and our associated websites on Oregon’s North Coast and on the Long Beach peninsula in Washington state.
To get the job done, you’ll have a front office staff of four to work with along with a solid crew in the mailroom and in our corporate office for distribution and marketing support. All we need is a person ready to lead and direct them to success.
If you believe you are that person, send us a letter of interest including salary requirements and your resume to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertising Sales Representative
Advertising Sales Representative for Capital Press, a weekly agriculture newspaper and website, covering our NE Oregon/SE Washington sales territory. Solid sales and marketing skills, demonstrated ability to build business while maintaining existing customers and general computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Word) are crucial. This position is field-based (home office) and requires daily territory travel, and some overnight travel. Wage plus commission and benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, company car and insurances. Capital Press is owned by EO Media Group, a family-owned and run company for over 100 years. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail email@example.com
Do you love sports and recreation? Can you navigate the social media world while working on compelling game and feature stories? If so, you may be just the sports reporter/editor we’re looking for.
The Daily Sun News in Sunnyside, WA. – and part of the Eagle Newspapers/Eagle Medial Northwest group, has an immediate opening for the sports aficionado who can write, tweet, post and photograph a variety of sports. We currently cover athletics at seven different high schools in the Lower Yakima Valley, as well as other sports of local interest and outdoor recreation.
This full-time position offers six paid holidays, sick time, vacation, health and dental insurance, 401(k), FSA and a competitive local wage. Preference given to candidates in the Pacific Northwest. Bilingual is a plus. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle driving record check required. Candidate must have reliable transportation.
Qualified candidates should email resume and five clips demonstrating writing and photography skills to Publisher Roger Harnack at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no calls.
The Molalla Pioneer, a weekly newspaper in Molalla, Ore., has an immediate opening for a full-time sports editor.
Are you a team player with strong writing and editing skills who is organized, motivated and able to meet deadlines? Our sports editor is responsible for covering a variety of games, meets and tournaments, photographing the action, interviewing athletes and coaches, and filling our sports section and website with compelling stories. Successful candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and possess reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and insurance.
We are looking for a journalist who has prior newspaper experience in writing and editing and a passion for covering sports. Skills in page design, action photography and photo formatting are essential. The sports editor posts coverage of games and events as they happen on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
As part of the Pamplin Media Group, the Molalla Pioneer covers high school varsity teams at Molalla (4A), Colton (3A) and Country Christian (1A). Molalla High School has some of the most dominant track and golf programs in the state, with both claiming multiple state championships in recent years. Colton has a top five softball program, and Country Christian is in the midst of a basketball dynasty.
For consideration, send a resume, cover letter, photo samples and clips to Peggy Savage, editor, at email@example.com. Please include “Molalla sports editor” in the subject line.
The Madras Pioneer is seeking a versatile sports editor -- write stories, take photos, and design your pages. Position is responsible for sports section of weekly newspaper. Cover two high schools and community/outdoor news. Experience preferred but we will train qualified beginner. We use InDesign for pagination. Position also expected to be contributing member of our staff outside of sports, usually photography work. Full time job, benefits. Send letter of interest and resume (and/or questions) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary based on experience. No calls please. Job available immediately.
Wilsonville Spokesman Needs Community Reporter
The Wilsonville Spokesman, a weekly newspaper with the Pamplin Media Group, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover Wilsonville, Ore., one of the fastest growing cities in the Portland metro area. The ideal candidate for this position is a versatile writer with some writing experience in both news and features. Photography experience is a big plus. While coverage of city government, community events and local business is a key part of this position, the community reporter should also have the ability to sniff out enlightening, interesting and amusing enterprise stories that give residents unique insights into their community. The community reporter is not responsible for covering education or sports. Competitive salary plus benefits. Send a resume, cover letter and writing clips to Editor Leslie Pugmire Hole via email at email@example.com. File size is limited to 7MB. No phone calls please.
This is a full-time, salaried position. Country Media covers news of Columbia County through our websites and two weekly newspapers.
Reporting and news writing experience helpful. Good photography skills are a plus.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits including paid vacation and paid holidays.
If interested, submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multi-Media Sales Position
Are you outgoing? Do you enjoy working with people?
Eagle Media Northwest / Eagle Newspapers is looking for full-time outside sales representatives. The candidate will have a variety of media products to sell with an established customer base. In addition, building an additional client base will be necessary to grow market share.
If you have sales or customer service experience, can multi-task, and meet a variety of deadlines, this position is for you!
We have potential opportunities in the Columbia River Gorge and Willamette Valley, here in Oregon.
Work week is Monday through Friday.
EOE. Drug screen and motor vehicle driving record required.
This position will be salary with commission and include company benefits such as health care, life insurance, vacation, sick time, FSA and 401(k).
Resume with cover letter should be emailed to email@example.com with Sales Position in the subject line
or send to:
Eagle Newspapers, Inc.
PO Box 12008
Salem OR 97309-0008
NO phone calls, please
Circulation District Manager
Tribune Publishing Company is seeking an experienced District Manager to lead our distribution operations in our Moscow ID, Pullman WA delivery territory.
The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of successful experience running a district at the highest customer service levels. We distribute our two newspapers, the Lewiston Tribune (ID) and the Moscow-Pullman Daily News as well as the Spokesman-Review, Wall Street Journal and Barron's Magazine.
Moscow Idaho and Pullman Washington are home to the University of Idaho and Washington State University, respectively and are in the heart of a sportsman's paradise. The communities also offer access to extensive shopping, dining and the arts.
We are looking for the right person to join our seasoned circulation team. Are you that person? If so, I want to hear from you. Please send cover letter and resume to Mark Bryan, Circulation Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compensation is based upon our excellent work history which includes a base salary plus a generous bonus program. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package.
TPC is a family and employee-owned company and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reporter sought for Port Angeles staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a six-day a.m. newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula, which includes the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Forks.
Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily - - from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help of veteran newsroom leaders. This is a general assignment reporter position in which being a self-starter is required.
Our circulation area covers two counties, including the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, the sunshine town of Sequim, the "Twilight" country of Forks, five Native American tribes plus wild rivers and the "mountains to the sea" city of Port Angeles.
We are located at the gateway to million-acre Olympic National Park and across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Vancouver Island and spectacular Victoria, British Columbia. Port Angeles was named by "New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities" as one of the best U.S. small cities. Plus we get half the rainfall of Seattle!
Compensation includes medical, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid vacation. The PDN, nearly a century old, is a community-minded, family-focused local newspaper and Web enterprise that is the main news provider for the North Olympic Peninsula. Check us out at www.peninsuladailynews.com.
The Peninsula Daily News is part of Washington state's largest newspaper group, Sound Publishing Inc. If you meet the above qualifications, email your resume and cover letter addressing how you fit our requirements, to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Wednesday print, daily online news operation in Oregon seeks a leader with sales experience - including digital sales. Candidates will handle their own account list and have operational control, including budgeting. Candidates must understand the value of community journalism and be a leader in the community. Base salary, plus a profit-share package, 401K and health care benefits. Send information to: Future Of News, c/o ONPA, 4000 Kruse Way Place, Building 2 - Ste 160, Lake Oswego, OR 97035<https://goo.gl/maps/1lo0I> or contact us digitally at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
We’re seeking part-time help with prep sports coverage at the News-Register in McMinnville. We have 20 hours a week available, which we are open to allocating to one person or splitting between two at $10 an hour. Local residency is strongly preferred. Please e-mail resume, clips, references and cover letter to Sports Editor Robert Husseman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing Editor/reporter position open immediately for dynamic weekly along the Oregon coast. Writing, editing, photography and pagination skills required. Competitive salary and benefits come with this position. This position will be required to report for two papers located in Tillamook County owned and operated by Country Media. One paper is located in Tillamook and publishes once per week and the other paper is located in Manzanita OR and publishes twice per month. Send resume and examples to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mail Tribune seeks an experienced education reporter to join its award-winning news team in Medford, Oregon, the heart of a region renowned for outdoor recreation, theater and its mild climate. The best candidates will have at least two years’ experience as a newspaper reporter, be self-motivated, possess excellent interviewing, reporting and writing skills, and be able to work well with other reporters as a team. The primary beat in this position is education, but it also includes occasional general assignment coverage. Our reporters write both breaking, digital-first stories and in-depth pieces, produce weekly videos and regularly post on social media. We offer full benefits, including a matching 401K program. Send an email with resume, cover letter and clips as soon as possible to City Editor Cathy Noah at email@example.com. We’re looking to fill this position immediately.
Western Communications, a privately owned newspaper company, seeks a publisher for The Union Democrat of Sonora, California.
The Union Democrat is a five-day a week, morning newspaper located two hours east of the San Francisco Bay area in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains.
With a tradition of excellence, the newspaper seeks a leader who can enhance its print operation while developing its role in digital news and information for the community it serves.
That calls for experience in building cohesion among all departments, a record of building revenue and readership in both print and digital formats, an ability to see and preserve what is best in the operation while skillfully setting a vision for the future.
Additionally, the publisher must possess excellent communication skills and be well suited to working with community groups and advertisers.
The publisher reports to the president of Western Communications,
Western Communications, which owns and operates seven newspapers in Oregon and California, and is headquartered in Bend Oregon.
Please send a cover letter and resume to: Sarah Singleton, HR firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Western Communications, Inc
Attn: Sarah Singleton, HR
1777 SW Chandler Ave
Bend, OR 97702
The Southern Oregon Media Group is seeking a news photographer and videographer for its two daily newspapers — the Mail Tribune and Ashland Daily Tidings — and their associated digital outlets. Our photographers cover everything from breaking news, to sports and features, so we're looking for a versatile shooter who's capable of taking on varied assignments, often on the same day. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced newsroom that has a long history of excellence in visual journalism. Please send a short cover letter, resume and samples of your work to email@example.com. Deadline Dec. 11.
Editor for dynamic weekly along Oregon coast. Writing, editing, photography and pagination skills required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and examples to firstname.lastname@example.org or News Guard, PO Box 848, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Oversee the packaging and distribution department of a newspaper and printing company in the Northwest, with access to mountains, rivers and abundant outdoor recreation. Supervision, computer, mechanical and problem-solving skills required. Previous newspaper mailroom experience and experience working with postal regulations required. The mailroom contains both a GMA SLS-1000 and a Mueller inserters. Typical hours of work are Monday through Friday, 5 pm to 1 am. No weekends! Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurance and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest stating salary requirements to email@example.com
Copy Editor – Full Time
Mid-Valley Media is looking for a versatile and motivated front-line copy editor to contribute to our talented staff. The ideal candidate will edit copy and package stories on a daily deadline for both our websites and our printed editions. The copy editor will select local and wire stories and photos and provide instructions for a page-design specialist at one of Lee Enterprises’ design centers. Mid-Valley copy editors work evenings and weekends. It’s a challenging job requiring accuracy and the ability to make deadlines. We will surround you with supportive, experienced editors who can offer you the guidance, opportunities and freedom to be your best.
The ideal candidate will be a good copy editor with a keen eye for grammar and punctuation, a working knowledge of AP style and the ability to work with our design center to coordinate compelling design. The copy editor will work with a wide range of story content, including breaking news, features and photos. In particular, a working knowledge in managing, editing and selecting sports copy would be a distinct plus.
As part of Lee Enterprises, we offer a competitive salary and benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, vacation and sick leave and more.
Please apply online at www.democratherald.com/workhere
REPORTER - LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW
The Lake Oswego Review has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter with an emphasis on city and government news. This position is full time. Candidate should have previous newspaper experience along with a passion for covering local news. Ideal person will be a strong writer, proof reader and be comfortable in all phases of multi-media. Photography skills a plus. Candidate should also be able to juggle many tasks in a fast-paced, multi-media news environment including: attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, team player, motivated and willing to go the extra mile to cover the entire story.
Mail or email cover letter, resume and writing samples to: Lake Oswego Review Editor, P.O. Box 548, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
The Daily News in Longview, Wash., seeks a talented journalist to take over its prep sports beat. This is a position tailor-made for a reporter ready to sink his or her teeth into a tradition-rich prep sports scene (15 high schools) filled with history, rivalry and passion.
The prep sports reporter will be counted on to produce content for The Daily News’ Preps+ print and digital products, including three seasonal special sections, a weekly Preps+ feature page and the TDN +Blog. This depth of production requires someone capable of writing clear, concise game stories on tight deadlines in addition to in-depth features, enterprise pieces and columns. Daily deadline experience is a pre-requisite and clips must demonstrate a wide range of sports coverage and storytelling.
The ideal candidate must have strong writing skills, a thorough understanding of AP style, and solid news judgment. Experience using social media in the field is a must; a background in newspaper design, photography and video is a bonus. Reliable transportation and the willingness to work evenings and weekends are required.
We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen along with background and Department of Motor Vehicle checks before commencing employment. This position requires proof of auto insurance and a valid driver’s license.
As part of Lee Enterprises (www.lee.net), The Daily News offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, vacation, sick leave and more, along with a professional and comfortable work environment.
To learn more about The Daily News and to apply for this position, please log onto http://www.tdn.com/workhere. A cover letter, resume, clips (no more than five) must be included with the application to be considered and can be uploaded via the portfolio button. Please feel free to direct specific questions to the hiring manager, Meg Wochnick at email@example.com, however to be considered for employment you must apply online at http://www.tdn.com/workhere .
If you love finding news that matters to hometown readers, we'd like to hear from you.
We're a 9,000-circulation PM daily serving Oregon's gorgeous South Coast. We need a beat reporter to cover local news, businesses and whatever else makes a difference in our community. We'll consider both experienced and entry-level applicants, as long as you're dedicated to writing news that connects with readers.
As part of our small but ambitious staff, you'll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing insightful, high-impact enterprise. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for small-town life. Photo and social media skills would be plus.
As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.
Please apply online at http://www.theworldlink.com/workhere. For consideration please attach links or examples of previous writing experience.
Seeking self-motivated, multimedia reporter to join an award-winning team at the Mail Tribune in beautiful Medford, Oregon. You’ll have a chance to cover breaking news, cops, courts and features in a region renowned for its hiking, biking, rafting and fishing opportunities. We’re looking for someone with excellent interviewing and writing skills and experience working for a daily newspaper. Our reporters write both breaking and in-depth stories, produce weekly videos and regularly post on social media. If you’re looking to hone your skills for a new era in journalism, this is the place to do it. We offer full benefits, including a matching 401K program. Send an email with resume, cover letter and clips as soon as possible to City Editor Cathy Noah at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re looking to fill this position immediately.
The Gresham Outlook, a twice-weekly newspaper, is seeking a high energy, motivated salesperson to join our sales team as an outside Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone with previous advertising experience both in print and online, a proven track record of success, a strong prospector, organizational and computer skills. An existing account base will be provided, but our new team member will be required to contact and develop new business. Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record. Pre-employment drug screen and good references required. This is a full time position with commission on all sales, a base salary, mileage expenses and full benefits that include health care, paid vacation and more. If you have a passion for sales and are committed to success, send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Swart, Advertising Director – email@example.com
The South County Spotlight, a 5,000-circulation weekly newspaper headquartered 15 minutes northwest of Portland in Scappoose, Oregon, is looking for a full-time sports editor to lead our award-winning sports coverage. The ideal applicant would have at least two years' experience covering high school sports for a quality weekly or daily publication, and have exceptional reporting, photography, pagination and social media skills. The position is responsible for covering and presenting sports occurring within two Columbia County school districts, as well as various other local and regional sporting events. Applicants should have a firm understanding of AP style, be proficient with a DSLR camera, and have a knack for exceptional page design. Please send resume, writing, photography and page design clips to Publisher Darryl Swan at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Spotlight offers a competitive compensation package, including paid vacation, health and dental benefits. For more information about the Spotlight, a Pamplin Media Group-owned newspaper, please visit our website at www.spotlightnews.net.
The Mason County Journal at Shelton, Washington, has an opening for a full-time sports reporter. We are a family-owned weekly newspaper located at the foot of the picturesque Olympic Mountains on Puget Sound.
The ideal candidate will possess strong writing and photography skills, as well as a background covering sports for a weekly or daily newspaper. While we mostly cover high school and youth sports, the sports reporter might also cover fishing, hunting, recreation and other community activities. A working knowledge of AP Style and strong communication skills are also a must.
We value clarity, accuracy, creative thinking, enterprise and story telling. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. You’ll join a hard-working, award-winning news team that covers all aspects of Mason County.
But what good is work if there’s nothing to do for fun? Luckily, we’re located just minutes away from hiking, biking, fishing, boating and other recreational opportunities. We’re less than a half hour away from the state capital. We’re about 90 minutes from the Pacific Ocean and a ferry ride away from downtown Seattle.
The Journal is the newspaper of record for Mason County’s 60,000 residents. We have a rich history — we’re older than the state of Washington.
We offer a competitive salary with opportunities for advancement and training, paid time off, and a health club membership. Northwest candidates encouraged.
Email cover letter, resume, four clips, and references to Editor Adam Rudnick at email@example.com.
Advertising Sales Representative
The Register-Guard is seeking a results-oriented salesperson eager to sell digital and print advertising solutions who has the drive to make money as an Advertising Sales Representative. We are looking for a highly motivated person to join a fast-paced, quality-driven local family-owned media company. This is an exciting and rewarding full-time media sales position offering a career opportunity for a qualified person who has a passion for meeting the advertising and marketing needs of his or her clients.
The successful candidate will be able to talk affirmatively with business owners and managers as a marketing consultant about the importance of maintaining a broad-based digital, print and web service advertising/marketing program and to help in its development and implementation. As a reward for such talent, we provide a base salary plus commission and an exceptional benefits package.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a history of responsible media sales, retail sales or business management experience, preferably supplemented by college course work in journalism, business administration or a related field, or satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, July 17, 2015. This position will remain open until filled.
Qualified applicants who are interested in joining a successful and respected organization should submit a Register-Guard application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Advertising Sales, Human Resources, 3500 Chad Dr., Eugene, OR 97408.
All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.
Applications are available at The Register-Guard front desk, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., and at www.registerguard.com. (posted 6/22/15)
The Estacada News, a weekly newspaper within Community Newspapers Inc./Pamplin Media Group, is searching for a full-time news/feature reporter. Estacada is located at the base of the Cascade Mountains at the gateway to the upper Clackamas River. The Estacada News was the recipient of the 2014 Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association General Excellence Award in its division. We take pride in our community-based journalism. Coverage areas include all aspects of news and feature reporting in a small community, with the exception of sports. Our news reporter also covers the Mt. Hood National Forest and recreation on the Clackamas River. The successful candidate will demonstrate skills at digital photography, and must demonstrate a commitment to sharing news via social media. Minimum requirements include experience writing for a newspaper, plus a bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent combination of experience and education. Qualified candidates must demonstrate the ability to write clear, concise and compelling stories. The successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. To be considered, attach a short cover letter, resume, clips and references in an email addressed to Executive Editor Steven Brown, email@example.com. So we can see if you can follow instructions, include this phrase in the subject line: "Estacada Reporter." Those who don't use that phrase will be disqualified. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (posted 6/18/15)
The News-Register needs someone combining grammatical proficiency, attention to detail and strong clerical and organizational skills to put in 20 hours a week as an editorial assistant in the newsroom. Relevant college credits and previous journalistic or clerical experience would be a decided plus.
The editorial assistant enters data, rewrites press releases, writes up meeting and event notices, compiles meeting and events lists, maintains print and electronic calendars, assists with special sections, compiles honors and awards lists and handles like duties as assigned.
We’re looking for a fast, flexible multi-tasker who’s able to pull full shifts Monday and Thursday, which are production days for us, plus work a morning or afternoon at some point between.
If this is an opportunity that holds interest for you, please send a resume, cover letter, list of references and any relevant work samples to Managing Editor Steve Bagwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or News-Register, P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR 97128 (posted 6-17-15)
The Daily Journal of Commerce is Oregon’s recognized source of building industry news, business leads, project information, public records and legal notices. We have an opening for an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented advertising supervisor for our Portland office. This opportunity is for the candidate who has a keen understanding of digital and print advertising platforms and experience managing and motivating a sales team to achieve the annual sales budget.
A strong understanding of audience based selling is critical. Experience in developing and executing sales strategies across multiple platforms including traditional and digital solutions ranging from display, digital, email, video, the core newspaper, sponsorships and niche publications, is vital. The advertising supervisor hires, coaches and trains sales people and establishes strategic plans for growth of advertising revenue, seeks out the means of increasing market share, and generates ideas to grow our list of potential and active clients. In addition to managing the sales staff, the advertising supervisor maintains and grows a list of major accounts.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and 3-5 years advertising sales or sales management experience in print and digital media.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to: email@example.com.
We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. The Daily Journal of Commerce is part of The Dolan Company headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. EOE. (posted 5/18/15)
Editor - West Linn and Wilsonville newspapers
The Pamplin Media Group is looking for an editor to lead both the West Linn Tidings and Wilsonville Spokesman newspapers. The editor should have a calm demeanor, ability to juggle numerous projects while meeting deadlines, strong editing, organizational and public relation skills, an understanding of the value of community journalism and the willingness to coach and inspire a motivated staff. Previous editor experience preferred. An understanding of social media and the willingness to embrace the future of journalism a must. Besides all the above, our editors are expected to lead by example and to write a few things every week.
Position is based in downtown Lake Oswego where you’ll work in partnership with the news staff of the Lake Oswego Review. Compensation based on experience. Email resume, cover letter and work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. (placed 4/14/15)
The Bulletin is seeking a Pressman with experience in the Printing industry. Two years of prior web press experience is beneficial but training can be provided. At The Bulletin you can put your skills to work and make our products and services jump off the page! In addition to printing our 7-day a week newspaper, we also print a variety of other products for numerous clients. The Bulletin utilizes a 3 ½ tower KBA Comet press that a Pressman must become knowledgeable and familiar working with.
We put a premium on dependability, timeliness, having a positive attitude and being a team player. We offer a competitive compensation plan and career growth opportunities. This position primarily works nights, with a 10-hour shift, 4 days per week.
If you are interested in fostering your talent as a pressman in beautiful Bend, OR we encourage you to apply. Please contact Al Nelson, Pressroom Manager, at email@example.com with your resume, references and salary history/requirements. No phone calls please. Drug testing is required prior to employment. The Bulletin is a drug free work place and EOE. (placed 2/23/15)
General Manager / Ad Director
Are you an up & comer looking for an opportunity to prove yourself as a future newspaper leader? The Messenger-Index located in Emmett, ID is seeking a superstar to lead this growing weekly newspaper. We are a dynamic and innovative community newspaper group with weekly publications in Emmett, ID and Meridian, ID, and a daily newspaper (The Idaho Press-Tribune) in Nampa, ID. We are seeking candidates with a proven track record excelling in revenue growth and general newspaper/online success. This is a “feet-on-the-street” position that will require sales calls in the field on a daily basis and regular active account management. Successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of advertising, digital media, audience growth, solid computer skills and a track record of success. Must have top-notch communication skills, strong sales and leadership ability and demonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good sense of humor and positive attitude. This is a base plus commission position with a target compensation range of $45k-$55k annually depending on experience and sales success. Solid career advancement opportunities. Email cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile to Matt Davison at firstname.lastname@example.org The Messenger-Index is an equal opportunity employer. A Pioneer News Group property (pioneernewsgroup.com). (placed 2/9/15)
Classified Advertising Sales
Develop and sell transient and contract classified advertising, including training of staff involved with classified and other front office services. Manage, with staff support, multiple databases for classified sales, obituaries and other targeted directories, promotions and special services.
Help develop and carry out sales strategies including telephone, mail/email and outside solicitation calls, including coordination with newspaper ROP advertising staff. Develop knowledge of classified, telephone and online database systems.
Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Robert Sudeith, Director of Sales and Marketing, email@example.com (placed Jan 5, 2015)