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.

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)

Statehouse Bureau Reporter

EO Media Group seeks an experienced reporter for our statehouse bureau. Our three-reporter bureau is operated in collaboration with Pamplin Media Group and Salem Reporter. We want a reporter who: wants to lead the pack; believes in the watchdog role of the press; can translate complicated policy, regulation and legislation into compelling copy that explains their impact on our readers; provides thorough, thoughtful reporting; is able to focus on analysis, enterprise, exposition – less what happened and more why it happened, what it means and what's going to happen; is skeptical, but not cynical; is savvy enough to see the big story lurking in the small details; an ear for the bits of conversation that move politics; is curious enough to keep asking questions; knows how to develop well-placed sources; is willing to put our readers' interests above the interests of politicians and bureaucrats.

Benefits include paid time off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 10/10/2018)

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