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

Accounting Assistant

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 Accounting Assistant. Responsibilities include completing standard accounting transactions, preparing client invoices, obtaining proof of publication, working with sales personnel to solve accounting-related issues, and providing administrative and clerical support. Professionalism is of the utmost importance. Must be detail oriented, organized, and have strong communication skills.

Full time, permanent position with full benefits. Salary DOE. Conveniently located at the Kruse Way Place complex in Lake Oswego, Oregon. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to onpa@orenews.com.

Administrative Assistant

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 Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include preparing client invoices, obtaining proof of publication, providing administrative and clerical support to sales and accounting, and assisting in planning, organizing, and preparing for projects and events. Professionalism is of the utmost importance. Must be detail oriented, organized, and have strong communication skills.

Full time, permanent position with full benefits. Salary DOE. Conveniently located at the Kruse Way Place complex in Lake Oswego, Oregon. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to onpa@orenews.com.

Multi-Media Journalist

Where the Columbia River meets the Umatilla Plateau and the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon is a dynamic, story rich and photogenic environment. It is also home to one of America's best small family-owned daily newspapers and websites. The East Oregonian, headquartered in Pendleton, Oregon, has an opening for a full-time multi-media journalist. We value news judgement, accurate and timely reporting, creativity, and the ability to tell a story in both words and image. You must be able to meet deadlines, turn around story assignments, edit still and/or video images, and write accurate and informative captions. Multimedia and video skills are a plus.

You will work alongside other top-notch journalists at an award-winning daily newspaper. You will also be required to generate story ideas and photo/video galleries from your work. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule which can often include nights and weekends. Candidates should have 2 - 3 years reporting and photography experience, be able to operate sophisticated camera equipment, have knowledge of editorial content management systems, Adobe Photoshop and a college degree in journalism or related experience. In addition, reliable transportation with a valid in-state driver’s license and good driving record are required.   Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and an electronic portfolio of writing samples, slideshows, and photo pages, including a sampling of hard news, sports, breaking news, and features to EO Media Group at hr@eomediagroup.com

(Posted 4/16/2019)

Managing Editor

The East Oregonian, an award-winning five-day-a-week newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a Managing Editor to lead its outstanding newsroom.

Based in historic Pendleton — home to the world-famous Round-Up and woolen mill — the EO is a small town newspaper with a statewide and regional outlook. We serve diverse communities throughout Morrow and Umatilla counties in northeast Oregon, including a branch office in nearby Hermiston. 

The EO is one of four northeast Oregon properties operated by the family-owned EO Media Group. The company operates 11 newspapers and 13 websites. Recognized regionally and nationally for its enterprise and excellence, the East Oregonian places a premium on vital local content. 

Writing, editing and management experience are essential to this position. At least 5-10 years of professional journalism experience is required, with at least three years of direct newsroom management experience. Successful experience in directing and inspiring staff, superior editorial writing and a passion for community journalism are essential qualifications. Experience in web-first reporting and social media is a plus.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the scenic Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation.

Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.  

Send your resume and cover letter telling us how your prior experience has prepared your for this position, along with your salary requirements to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail to hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 4/8/2019)

Coast Weekend Editor

The Daily Astorian, one of the Pacific Northwest's best small newspapers, has a rare opportunity for a creative journalist with strong editing and writing skills and an eye for design. 

Coast Weekend is a weekly tabloid arts and lifestyle entertainment magazine, distributed widely in the community and inserted in The Daily Astorian. It is published every Thursday, focusing on the North Coast of Oregon and the Long Beach Peninsula in southwest Washington. The Columbia-Pacific is a vibrant region for the arts — from music festivals to community theater, Astoria's FisherPoets Gathering to Cannon Beach's Get Lit at the Beach. There are art walks, author readings, concerts, galleries and a multitude of other activities year-round. 

The Coast Weekend editor is responsible for every aspect of its publication — writing, coordinating coverage by freelancers, editing, and overseeing design. He or she will also direct a weekly feature called Weekend Break and participate in producing Our Coast, an award-winning annual magazine with circulation throughout the Pacific Northwest.

We are looking for an enthusiastic newsroom leader who is detail-minded, deadline-driven, can write and produce sparkling story packages, and will nurture and recruit freelance writers and columnists. 

We are a digital-first newsroom. The successful applicant will have demonstrated multimedia and social media skills, and help manage our tourism portal at DiscoverOurCoast.com

(Posted 4/8/2019)

Page Designer/Visual Journalist

EO Media Group is seeking a visual journalist to join our team in Salem, Oregon. As a valued member of our Design Studio, the successful candidate will work directly with our daily and weekly newspaper editors to produce engaging news pages that represent and reflect the reporting from our local communities in Oregon and Washington.

Our designers have the freedom to implement ideas and are empowered to take ownership of the news products they produce. A qualified candidate will show a passion for journalism, design, and collaboration, and must be able to work in a deadline-oriented environment. Experience with professional newspaper and/or magazine page layout (and InDesign) is required, while copy editing, graphic design, and knowledge of newspaper content management systems are preferred qualifications.

EO Media Group is a fourth-generation family-owned media company in Oregon with a portfolio of newspapers, magazines and digital products. We are proud of our 110-year heritage of publishing and the creativity of our managers and employees.

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

(Posted 4/3/2019)

Reporter

The Hermiston Herald and East Oregonian are seeking a general assignment reporter for our daily and weekly newspapers and websites in Northeast Oregon. This position covers education, cops and public safety, and writes feature and general news stories. Must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates, meet deadlines and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalism education and/or experience required. Fluency in Spanish would be helpful. 

Hermiston is a vibrant growing city of 18,200 located near the Blue Mountains and the Columbia River and just a short distance from Tri-Cities, Wash. It offers outstanding hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoor recreation. The region is one of Oregon's leading agricultural centers built around irrigated farming and dryland wheat. 

We are looking for someone who is seeking to develop a long-term career in journalism. An understanding of this region is a plus.  Full time. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO, insurance 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 4/2/2019)

Editorial Department Editor

The Register-Guard 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. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 3/19/2019)

Editor

The Register-Guard 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 2/11/2019)

Advertising Sales Manager

Position with diverse family newspaper publishing company requires sales/marketing skills and sales management experience.

News-Register Publishing Co. of McMinnville publishes twice-weekly community newspaper, Oregon Wine Press, Oregon Beer Growler, Old Stuff magazine and other publications.

We want the right person with 5-plus years of experience in account development for advertising and digital products, marketing expertise, and proven team coaching capabilities.

Our sales manager must have great interpersonal and communications skills, and must work closely with ownership and other company managers. Person must be self-motivated and able to plan, organize and launch new publication products.

The position will have competitive salary and growth-based commissions; paid vacations; 401(k) retirement plan; health and other insurance plans.

Send resume and letter of interest to Associate Publisher Ossie Bladine, P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR 97128, or email to obladine@newsregister.com.

(Posted 2/11/2019)

 

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