Job Placement Service

ONPA provides this page as a service to the Northwest newspaper industry. Northwest newspapers may announce job openings on this page free of charge. Copy should be submitted by email to us at onpa@orenews.com.

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Open Positions 

Proof of Publication Coordinator

Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA) is searching for a reliable, responsible Proof of Publication Coordinator for our advertising division, Real Access Media Placement (RAMP) to join its team. This is a permanent part-time position requiring 18-20 hours per week Monday through Friday, with additional hours available for project work on a seasonal basis. Proof of Publication Coordinator will manage all aspects of the proof of publication process with advertising agencies and publishers and collaborate on projects and events. ONPA is conveniently located at the Kruse Way Place complex in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA) is a trade association composed of weekly and daily paid-circulation newspapers serving large cities and small communities across the state. It is organized to represent the common interests of Oregon newspapers, to promote the value of newspaper advertising, and to further the public's understanding that strong newspapers are the cornerstone of a democratic society. Our advertising division, Real Access Media Placement, (RAMP) is a Pacific Northwest multimedia expert with nationwide reach. Clients and agencies rely on RAMP for no-cost multimedia ad placement service anywhere.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to accounting@orenews.com.

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 accounting@orenews.com.

City Editor

The Register-Guard, an award-winning, daily newspaper located in Eugene, Oregon, is looking for an experienced, versatile City Editor to join its team.

The City Editor is an important leadership position in our newsroom and is responsible for coordinating and developing the best local news content for our readers. The person in this position directly oversees a group of reporters and works collaboratively with other editors to cultivate a strong, reliable local news report.

The City Editor also operates cohesively with other departments such as photo and our digital team and is skilled at engaging with the public. The successful candidate has strong writing and editing skills and a passion for helping reporters gain the skills needed to report and write informative and engaging stories with impact. We place a high priority on watchdog and solutions-oriented journalism.

This editor must have the skill set necessary – including a working knowledge and demonstrated success in multiplatform storytelling including social media – needed to lead a 21st century newsroom. The job includes nights and weekends. The ideal candidate will be an innovative journalist with at least 3-5 years of newsroom leadership experience, a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and a passion for delivering local news and uncovering stories that make an impact in our community.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and completed job application electronically to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com. Applications and complete job descriptions are available at http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/.

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

(Posted 11/14/2018)

Managing Editor

The Register-Guard, an award-winning newspaper in Eugene Oregon, is looking for a skilled Managing Editor to oversee our daily digital and print operations. We’re looking for someone who has the innovativeness of a reporter with the practical focus of an operations manager.

The successful candidate should be able to suggest ideas for stories – with an emphasis on digital story creation – and see them through to publication on multiple platforms. We want someone with the foundational skills needed for quality journalism but who can apply those talents to leading a 21st century newsroom.

We expect excellent organizational and leaderships skills as well as a unique problem-solving ability. Understanding of and ability to coach and mentor our reporters in using social media to engage with our audience and further our reach is essential.  

We prize watchdog, solutions-oriented journalism and the successful candidate would be able to coach and mentor our team into producing high quality stories with impact.

Five years of experience at a print or digital news organization, including administrative and supervisory responsibilities; graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in journalism; any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We have a supportive, energetic and friendly company culture. Join our team!

Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume and cover letter to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com.  Applications and complete job description are available at http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/.

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

(Posted 11/14/2018)

Journalist/Associate Editor

The Keizertimes is seeking energetic candidates for journalist/associate editor for our independent community weekly newspaper in Keizer, Oregon, which sits on the north border of Salem. This position covers THREE beats (local sports, schools and fire districts) with other stories as assigned. Though sports coverage is important in our paper it is only one beat that shall be covered completely. Applicants must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed for games, meetings and events.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a history of working independently as well as with a team. The ideal candidate should have a good grasp of AP style, exhibit good news judgement and be a proficient news photographer. Aside from knowledge of news photography, other required skills are background with the InDesign program and pagination. Salary is negotiable; benefits.

Please send resume to: publisher@keizertimes.com. We will interview candidates the week of Nov. 5 to be in place by the end of November.

(Posted 10/31/2018)

Multimedia Journalist

The Register-Guard in Eugene, Ore., is looking for a talented multimedia journalist who enjoys telling a good story through a variety of visual means and not only understands but also is able to apply a digital-first strategy in their work. 

The successful candidate will be a passionate, First Amendment multimedia journalist who thrives in a fast-paced environment and isn’t afraid to take the initiative in helping shape coverage of stories and other content. We’re looking for someone who loves the thrill of breaking news and Pac-12 sports, and who covers assignments with a sense of urgency required in a modern mobile-first newsroom. The successful candidate also would have a keen eye for visual storytelling and offer a variety of photo essays, videos and other content in addition to fulfilling assignments. Excellent photography, videography, picture editing and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency in the use of professional software tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere, are required. A successful applicant must be able to generate ideas for projects and then collaborate with reporters and editors to see them through. Ideal candidates demonstrate savviness with social media, including Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram, and the ability to be a leader in innovation in reporting/covering the news and reaching new audiences. 

Schedule will vary according to workload; night and weekend work required. Applicants should have a degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent work experience. Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Application deadline is Nov. 9, 2018. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, application and a digital portfolio to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com. Complete job description, instructions and applications can be found online at http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 10/26/2018)

Print/Digital Advertising Account Executive – Eugene, Oregon

Do you have a dynamic personality and an ability to talk to everyone you meet about advertising to the largest demographic in Oregon? Are you self-directed, responsible, creative and strategic? If so, we've got the job for you.We have an immediate opening for a qualified sales representative in the Eugene/Springfield area to sell print and digital advertising for Northwest 50 Plus – part of the Eagle Newspapers group.

Top candidates will:

  • Have proven ability to close a sale.
  • Be able to work independently, but with complete accountability.
  • Be computer literate, with working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype.
  • Have their own transportation.
  • Have a professional appearance, with a desire to work with businesses of all sizes
  • Be able to think creatively in their approach to advertising strategies.

You get a base + commission, mileage, phone stipend, benefits, and more. Previous print sales preferred, but will train the right candidate. Knowledge of digital marketing a plus. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen required. We are a monthly glossy magazine targeting the 50+ market in the Willamette Valley. Our readers love us! As one of our team members, you will help local businesses get their message to our readers through both print and digital platforms.

Send a cover letter and resume, and let us get to know you.  Michelle Te  mte@northwest50plus.com.

(Posted 10/24/2018)

Journalist

The Dalles Chronicle is a bi-weekly newspaper located in the heart of the picturesque Columbia River Gorge.  The search is on for a hard-working, enthusiastic journalist to join our award-winning newspaper in The Dalles, Oregon.  The general news reporter will be a part of a small team, which affords the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper and its specialty publications, including the website and social media. Strong photography skills are helpful, plus the ability to be organized and meet deadlines. EOE.

Pre-employment drug screen required. Full time position, hourly wage, includes benefits such as health care, 401(k), vacation, sick time, FSA and great office environment.  Send writing and photo samples. Attn: Publisher, P.O. Box 1910, The Dalles, Ore. 97058 or Email: cmarr@hoodrivernews.com.

(Posted 10/24/2018)

Journalist

Seeking newspaper journalist for award-winning newspaper in Hood River, Oregon.  Hood River News is a Bi-weekly newspaper located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Diverse beat includes sports and general features. We are a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper and its specialty publications, including the website and social media. Strong photography skills are helpful, plus the ability to be organized and meet deadlines.

Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE. Full time position, hourly wage, plus benefits that include health care, 401(k), vacation. Send writing and photo samples. P.O. Box 390, Hood River, Ore. 97031.  Email: kneumannrea@hoodrivernews.com.

(Posted 10/24/2018)

Editorial Department Editor

The Register-Guard in Eugene, Oregon has an immediate opening for a full-time Editorial Department Editor.

We are looking for a multi-tasking leader with the ability to produce local editorials and opinion pieces daily. This is a high energy position that comes with the opportunity to form how tens of thousands of people across Oregon’s Lane County digest news and information. As Editorial Page Editor you will help to shape multiple publications and their online experience while working to grow our audience in new and innovative ways using social media, town halls and other community events.

Strong technical aptitude is a must, including comfort with Newscycle, Photoshop, all social media platforms and photography. The ability to effectively communicate with community leaders, community members and readers while recognizing and developing Opinion ideas and trends is integral to the position. The ability to edit quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment is a must.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years community news experience. Occasional travel may be required and familiarity with Oregon and the Pacific Northwest is a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Applications and complete job descriptions are available at: http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/

Qualified applicants should submit an application, cover letter and resume. Please submit electronically to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com

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

(Posted 10/17/2018)

Territory Manager

Exciting opportunity for a skilled sales and marketing professional with knowledge of and contacts in SW Oregon and N. California. 

Capital Press Ag Media is the Northwest’s leading Ag media outlet.  More than just a newspaper, Capital Press represents Ag in the Northwest through events, print and digital products, bringing credible, relevant coverage to readers and advertisers.  

Can you be a part of our team?  We seek someone who is skilled in business development, contract negotiations, communicates clearly with an internal support team, thrives in a CRM driven environment and has outstanding proposal and presentation skills. There is a solid book of business, but the primary goal is growth and territory development.  

Do you have what it takes? This position is field-based (home office) and requires a strongly-motivated person to travel the territory daily with regular overnights needed.  Five+ years of sales experience are required with a marketing or communications degree preferred. 

This position comes with generous compensation for someone with the drive and determination to succeed. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, company car, expense reimbursement and insurances. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com

(Posted 10/17/2018)

Reporter/Writer

Central Oregon newspaper is seeking a talented Reporter/Writer. Adept at writing features, can tackle some hard news, self-motivated, comfortable in the digital age? Come join our team at the Madras Pioneer. Right candidate could evolve into managing editor. Come work where community journalism remains strong, in a growing, thriving region surrounded by amazing outdoor recreation. Full time, with benefits.

Email letter of interest and resume to Publisher Tony Ahern at Tahern@madraspioneer.com. Position to be filled by Jan. 1.

(Posted 10/17/2018)

 

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