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manager

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Sales
Company: 
Polk County Publishing Co., Inc.
Email: 
manager@polkcountypublishing.com
Location: 
five county area in East Texas

Immediate opening for sales position. The right person will be an experienced newspaper sales person, self motivated, driven to succeed and willing to travel within a two hour radius. They will also understand successful advertising campaigns and have the ability to lead businesses toward a successful campaign. Serious and experienced inquiries only please. This is not an entry level position. To apply, email manager@polkcountypublishing.com

Digital Advertising Sales

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Lead sales position
Company: 
Lockhart Post-Register
Email: 
news@post-register.com
Location: 
Lockhart TX 78644

A tech-savy advertising/marketing salesperson can easily make $40-50,000 their first year partnering with our established newspaper. We are looking for an energetic, self motivated salesperson for our advertising department who can catapult our digital sales through a Go-Lockhart app. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Acrobat/Indesign/QuarkXpress is a big plus for this position. Lockhart has numerous businesses and restaurants that have opened in the past 2 years. These small business owners are young entrepreneurs who only know digital marketing. We have had a successful website for over 14 years, but it's success remains in pageviews, not in advertising dollars. We believe the business community is primed for this successful digital marketing tool. Email news@post-register.com with a cover letter and resume.

Reporter Wanted

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Jacksonville Progress
Email: 
editor@jacksonvilleprogress.com
Location: 
Jacksonville, Texas

The Jacksonville Progress in Jacksonville, Texas,
a 3-day-a-week newspaper, is searching for a
general assignments reporter/designer. This is a
full-time position with benefits. The position
requires someone with writing, photography and
design experience. Experience with online
publishing is a plus!
Here are some things you should know:
• We need a reporter who can cover events and
meetings in Cherokee County, mainly in
Jacksonville, Rusk, New Summerfield and Bullard
areas. Some assignments in other areas of the county are possibly, though.
• We need a reporter who is detail oriented who has the ability to learn about
website and online media publishing.
• We need a reporter who can act as second in command when the editor is
away from the office. This position is the only full-time reporter position at the
Progress.
Our ideal candidate:
• will want to produce top-notch watchdog journalism.
• will have exceptional cross-platform storytelling skills.
• will have exceptional core journalism skills (reporting, producing, editing).
• is self-motivated and self-directed.
• has advanced knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on
digital platforms in the public space.
• is an effective communicator and is able to get along with diverse
personalities.
• is a multi-tasker, organized and a master of time management.
• is able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly
changing environment.
• is competent in writing, spelling, grammar and AP style.
We are a small staff, but we tackle big stories in our community. If you have
the skills we are seeking, send a cover letter and resume with five clips of
your writing and photography skills to Jacksonville Progress Editor
April Barbe. Please send materials only through email at:
editor@jacksonvilleprogress.com. Links to digital portfolios may be sent, as well.

Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Community Impact
Email: 
see ad for how to apply
Location: 
Dallas, Texas

Who we are:
Community Impact Newspaper (CI) is Texas’s fastest-growing news organization and the most distributed news source for relevant and useful information at the local level. Our award-winning newspaper now has 22 hyperlocal newspapers and reaches more than 1.7 million Texans.

We hold firmly to the belief that we are here to accomplish something great. We are driven to deliver the best to our readers, our advertisers and to each other. We define excellence as our minimum standard, and we achieve success by looking beyond traditional practices. We are uncompromising in our ethics and values.

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our rapidly growing product revolves around our core mission: to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team.

Working here can be a life-changing experience. We work hard and play hard - it’s intense, challenging and exhilarating. And that is exactly what makes being an Impacter so much fun!

The opportunity:

The Reporter works hard every day to relay the news that residents need and want to know about. The reporter covers City Council meetings and also writes about business, transportation, health care, events and more. Stories are published in our award-winning monthly, full-color publication and on our website, recently named the best non-daily news website in the country by the National Newspaper Association.

This position requires the ability to juggle multiple print and online deadlines, so multitasking capability is a must. We're looking for someone who has an understanding of the way city government functions. It is essential to be motivated, trustworthy and levelheaded under pressure to be successful in this position.

 

Qualifications

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate original story ideas and present them at internal planning meetings
  • Investigate, analyze, and interpret newsworthy events taking place within and outside the assigned community to produce and write original, engaging, and content-appropriate news stories, including features and web stories
  • Contribute ideas for graphics and sidebars for each story
  • Develop, maintain, and grow network of news sources and community contacts
  • Maintain accurate source and contact records that are easily accessible by team members
  • Research and maintain awareness of current and future business development, by attending city council meetings, school board meetings, commissioners court meetings, and other community events to ensure a steady flow of news
  • Interview news sources in person (occasionally from the desk) and from a variety of perspectives to ensure accurate reporting
  • Commit to the highest level of accuracy and complete all writing within established deadlines
  • Provide oversight and leadership to interns
  • Exercise independent discretion and judgment in how and where to promote the company to readers, community leaders, news sources, and the general public
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at networking events and other external functions
  • Must be able to drive and provide own transportation and motorist insurance
  • Assist in other duties as instructed or required
  • Must be punctual and maintain an acceptable attendance record
  • Must adhere to company policies and procedures

The Right Fit:

You have….

  • Bachelors degree in journalism or related field
  • 1 year prior experience with other print publication(s)
  • Hard news experience, especially in covering governmental bodies
  • Experience with photography a plus

Bonus points for...

  • Shoot photographs for stories as needed
  • Contribute stories and editorial knowledge to special publications such as Connected and Healthcare Directory
  • Check art/text consistency for assigned projects
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Comply with other job-related instructions and perform any other duties that, in the opinion of the Editor, General Manager or any other supervisor(s), are reasonably related to his/her primary job responsibilities, required to assist other employees, or complement Community Impact Newspaper's efforts generally

To learn more about the positions and to apply online, please visit our careers page. 

https://communityimpact.com/corporate-careers/

Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Community Impact
Email: 
see ad for how to apply
Location: 
Houston, Texas

Who we are:
Community Impact Newspaper (CI) is Texas’s fastest-growing news organization and the most distributed news source for relevant and useful information at the local level. Our award-winning newspaper now has 22 hyperlocal newspapers and reaches more than 1.7 million Texans.

We hold firmly to the belief that we are here to accomplish something great. We are driven to deliver the best to our readers, our advertisers and to each other. We define excellence as our minimum standard, and we achieve success by looking beyond traditional practices. We are uncompromising in our ethics and values.

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our rapidly growing product revolves around our core mission: to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team.

Working here can be a life-changing experience. We work hard and play hard - it’s intense, challenging and exhilarating. And that is exactly what makes being an Impacter so much fun!

The opportunity:

The Reporter works hard every day to relay the news that residents need and want to know about. The reporter covers City Council meetings and also writes about business, transportation, health care, events and more. Stories are published in our award-winning monthly, full-color publication and on our website, recently named the best non-daily news website in the country by the National Newspaper Association.

This position requires the ability to juggle multiple print and online deadlines, so multitasking capability is a must. We're looking for someone who has an understanding of the way city government functions. It is essential to be motivated, trustworthy and levelheaded under pressure to be successful in this position.

 

Qualifications

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate original story ideas and present them at internal planning meetings
  • Investigate, analyze, and interpret newsworthy events taking place within and outside the assigned community to produce and write original, engaging, and content-appropriate news stories, including features and web stories
  • Contribute ideas for graphics and sidebars for each story
  • Develop, maintain, and grow network of news sources and community contacts
  • Maintain accurate source and contact records that are easily accessible by team members
  • Research and maintain awareness of current and future business development, by attending city council meetings, school board meetings, commissioners court meetings, and other community events to ensure a steady flow of news
  • Interview news sources in person (occasionally from the desk) and from a variety of perspectives to ensure accurate reporting
  • Commit to the highest level of accuracy and complete all writing within established deadlines
  • Provide oversight and leadership to interns
  • Exercise independent discretion and judgment in how and where to promote the company to readers, community leaders, news sources, and the general public
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at networking events and other external functions
  • Must be able to drive and provide own transportation and motorist insurance
  • Assist in other duties as instructed or required
  • Must be punctual and maintain an acceptable attendance record
  • Must adhere to company policies and procedures

The Right Fit:

You have….

  • Bachelors degree in journalism or related field
  • 1 year prior experience with other print publication(s)
  • Hard news experience, especially in covering governmental bodies
  • Experience with photography a plus

Bonus points for...

  • Shoot photographs for stories as needed
  • Contribute stories and editorial knowledge to special publications such as Connected and Healthcare Directory
  • Check art/text consistency for assigned projects
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Comply with other job-related instructions and perform any other duties that, in the opinion of the Editor, General Manager or any other supervisor(s), are reasonably related to his/her primary job responsibilities, required to assist other employees, or complement Community Impact Newspaper's efforts generally

To learn more about the positions and to apply online, please visit our careers page. 

https://communityimpact.com/corporate-careers/