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 

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.

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.

Editor

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. Located at the base of the majestic Wallowa Mountains, the area offers year-round recreational opportunities, including backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and horseback riding. The Oregon Travel Council’s video shows just how special this community is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyYS-H2xio8

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 including salary requirements to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 12/7/2018)

Page Designer

The News-Review in Roseburg, Oregon, has an immediate opening for a page designer with the experience and ability to lead our up-and-coming design team. 

The right candidate will join a culture where visuals come first and typography and color are treated with respect.   

You will work closely with reporters, editors and photographers to design both print and digital stories. You should be willing to take risks with page design, have a good eye for modular design, the ability to write accurate and eye-catching headlines and to work calmly under deadline pressure.

Newspaper design experience is required. Proficiency of Adobe InDesign is preferred. 

The News-Review reaches 35,000 readers per day in Douglas County with its online and print products. We are locally owned with not even a hint of corporate influence. We are 90 minutes from the stunning Oregon Coast and boast a collection of some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Oregon. And yes, our company offers full benefits and a 401(k).   

Send your resumes with references, examples of page design and/or graphics and photography, along with a cover letter to News Editor Mike Henneke at careers@nrtoday.com or 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

(Posted 12/5/2018)

Advertising Director

The Northwest beckons! Located in the agriculturally rich Willamette Valley, EO Media Group is seeking a proven, creative  Advertising Director for Capital Press, a well-respected publication and digital platform for producers of food and fiber in the Northwest.  Capital Press is located in Salem, Oregon, which is near Portland, the Pacific Ocean and mountain ranges. 

We need a strong, hands-on leader to inspire our 6 outside territory managers and our inside classified staff to grow our advertising sales. Our digital media Marketplace has won national awards and is poised for growth. We’ve invested in the best software available with a strong CRM to help you lead. Prior management experience in the media sales preferred and a solid record of successful campaigns is required. 

Comprehensive benefits include paid time off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest including salary requirements and why you want to grow with us to EO Media Group, P.O. Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 12/5/2018)

Digital Marketing Executive for OurCoastThisWeek.com

We are growing!  As our Digital Sales & Marketing Executive you will to develop new relationships with local Eat, Shop, Play and Stay businesses in the Central Oregon Coast market by focusing your attention on developing revenue by selling digital marketing products and delivering powerful results to potential clients. The position plays a vital role in the company’s overall growth strategy by building key customer relationships, identifying new opportunities, negotiating and closing business, maintaining long term customer relationships through excellent customer care and communication. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned sales professional with strong local experience and great connections, plus a solid understanding of the sales process and a proven track record of prospecting, developing and closing new business.
 
This is a collaborative, creative, fun, digitally-facing position located in our Lincoln City office. 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, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048 or email hr@eomediagroup.com.
 
(Posted 11/21/2018)

Content Manager for OurCoastThisWeek.com

We are growing! As our Content Manager, you will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content in our digital network by working with organizations and Eat, Shop, Play and Stay businesses on the Central Oregon Coast. Your duties would also include assisting in managing the company’s social media marketing, working closely  with the sales team for fulfillment and managing newsletter campaigns. The ideal candidate will be digital marketing savvy, have excellent communication and writing skills, an eye for design, plus basic HTML knowledge and Photoshop and InDesign skills. 
 
This is a collaborative, creative, fun, digitally-facing position located in our Lincoln City office. 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, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048 or email hr@eomediagroup.com.
 
(Posted 11/21/2018)

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)

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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