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Help Wanted

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor
Company: 
The Silsbee Bee
Email: 
Publisher@Silsbeebee.com
Location: 
Silsbee, Tx.

Independent Southeast Texas weekly accepting resumes for managing editor. The editor will be responsible for production of the weekly edition and special issues. Experience in news coverage and page design using InDesign and other Adobe apps required. Current staff includes a Reporter and several people who string for sports. Located in Silsbee, Texas, a growing town of 7,000 north of Beaumont. Paper has won many Gulf Coast and TPA awards. Salary to $50,000. Owner-Publisher is at retirement age and would very much consider possible ownership stake to the right person. Email resumes to Publisher@silsbeebee.com.

Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
The Kerrville Daily Times
Email: 
lisa.walter@dailytimes.com
Location: 
Kerrville, Texas

Reporter

Have a passion for community journalism? The Kerrville Daily Times has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignments reporter.
Our ideal team member will be one with strong writing skills, a knowledge of AP style, the ability to develop reliable sources, as well as one who can contribute with features and for special sections.
Experience in Adobe InDesign required. Competitive pay, excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401K, paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave.
Please email resume, writing samples and references to Lisa Walter, managing editor, at lisa.walter@dailytimes.com.

Director of Communications

Company: 
Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Email: 
jobs@arnoldfoundation.org
Location: 
Houston, Texas

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) is a private foundation whose core objective is to improve the lives of individuals by strengthening our social, governmental, and economic systems.

Position: Director of Communications
Location: Houston, Texas
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications

Core Responsibilities:
• Serve as a spokesperson and point of contact for media interactions
• Actively develop and maintain media relationships to support coverage of LJAF initiatives, projects, or other public announcements
• Manage, review, and edit external communications
• Work with policy experts, the LJAF Senior Leadership Team, and the LJAF Board of Directors to develop print communications, including solution papers, policy perspectives, written public testimony, press releases, presentations, marketing materials, electronic communications, and other publications
• Provide regular communications updates to the LJAF Board of Directors
• Organize and oversee documentation of LJAF’s communications-related activities
• Manage communications consultants
Essential Skills, Experience, and Qualities:
• Demonstrated experience and leadership in successfully managing comprehensive strategic communications and media relations in order to advance an organization’s mission and objectives
• Proven ability to proactively build and maintain relationships with individuals at top-tier media outlets
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to collaborate with senior management and the LJAF Board of Directors
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
• Extensive writing and editing experience involving a variety of print and electronic communications platforms
• Ability to evaluate complex information and provide sound communications recommendations
• Ability to appreciate and analyze both the broad framework and specific details of a variety of ideas and projects

Qualifications:
• Minimum of seven to 10 years of experience as a professional writer, journalist, or in a related communications role
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, political science, public policy, or a related field
To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to jobs@arnoldfoundation.org. Please indicate in the subject line of the email that the application is for the position of Director of Communications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Advertising Sales Trainer/Manager

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Advertising Sales Trainer/Manager
Company: 
Jewish Herald-Voice
Email: 
vicki@jhvonline.com
Location: 
Houston, Texas

108-year-old award-winning weekly newspaper (also publishes 5 annual magazines) is hiring multimedia ad sales trainer/manager to supervise, train and coach existing sales team for excellence.

Increase sales revenue through multi-platform and cross-selling strategies, in print and digital editions, annual magazines, online news products (website, e-edition, for example) and future news-delivery platforms currently under development.

Must have high level of organizational, computer and people skills to manager small, but growing team of sales reps. Creativity is required to help develop sales collateral and motivate team to exceed goals, through ride-a-longs with reps, community networking , staff retention and development for business growth. Also responsible for managing House accounts.

Will be using SmartPublisher software for booking contracts and ad insertions and tracking growth. Training will be provided.

Salary plus quarterly bonus plan, based on revenue growth and development of new ad streams.

Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), vacation and sick leave, as well as pleasant working environment.

Please send cover letter and resume to vicki@jhvonline.com.

Advertising Sales Executive

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Sales Executive
Company: 
The Daily Sentinel, Nacogdoches
Email: 
Debi Ryan dryan@dailysentinel.com
Location: 
Nacogdoches, Texas

Looking for a Rock Star Salesperson
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic salesperson to join our team. We are looking for a result-oriented person with strong presentation and closing skills. Business-to-business or related sales experience is preferred. Media sales experience is a plus.

We are looking for someone who is driven to make sales goals for our terrific suite of publications including our award-winning daily newspaper, Charm magazine and Nacogdoches magazine. This is a full-time position with base salary, commission plan and full array of benefits that will result in a competitive total compensation package for the right person.

Please send resume to dryan@dailysentinel.com