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Positions open

 

Local News Reporter

 

 The Albany Democrat-Herald, a 14,000-circulation daily newspaper in the heart of Oregon's beautiful Willamette Valley, has an opening for a general assignment reporter. We’re looking for a versatile reporter capable of contributing to both our print and online editions. The ability to write clearly and concisely, the ability to develop news reports on your own initiative and without direction, and the news judgment necessary to determine what does or does not make a story is essential. The ability to create content for the Web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is required.

 

 As part of Lee Enterprises, The Democrat-Herald offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.

 

To learn more about our paper and to apply visit our web site at http://www.democratherald.com/workhere. Please include samples of your work when applying. (placed 11/21/14)


ASSOCIATE EDITOR/REPORTER

We're looking for an associate editor to provide enthusiastic leadership support for three Northwest Oregon weekly newspapers (The Gresham Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News) and a significant number of annual special sections. You'll work from our central office in Gresham, joining our 12-person newsroom covering these diverse market areas. As associate editor, you will shoulder a large percentage of the copy editing of four editions that are produced each week in our office. The associate editor is responsible for planning and implementation of some (but not all) special section content, coaching reporters and some beat reporting duties. The associate editor also provides backup in the absence of the executive editor. We are looking for someone who is curious, enthusiastic, enjoys working with young talent in a collaborative team environment, and desires personal involvement in their community. Our ideal candidate is dedicated to the higheststandard of community-oriented journalismCandidates must have a minimum of 5 years newsroom experience and demonstrate proficiency in copy editing, interviewing, writing, planning and use of social media. The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News are part of the Pamplin Media Group, which includes more than two dozen weekly newspapers, including The Portland Tribune. Applicants should be available to work beginning Jan. 2, 2015. Send your cover letter, resume, work examples and references to Executive Editor Steven Brown via email only at sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. Just to see who can follow instructions, use these words (and only these words) in your subject line: Associate Editor. To learn more about our newspaper, visit www.greshamoutlook.com or check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheGreshamOutlook. (Placed 11/18/14)


NEWS REPORTER

The Outlook has an immediate opening for a reporter covering the city of Gresham, Ore., and several other smaller beats. The Outlook is a twice weekly newspaper, which took first place in the 2014 general excellence category of the ONPA Better Newspapers Contest. We are seeking a reporter who enjoys enterprise journalism and who demonstrates a commitment to community-based journalism. This reporter will write features, and cover general news and breaking news. This reporter also will embrace online and social media. The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism and 5 years newspaper reporting experience. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is the ability to meet deadlines and manage several projects at one time. We are looking for a team player with a passion for accuracy, a sense of curiosity and the proven ability to turn out a large volume of compelling news content each week. Please email a short letter of interest, resume and at least three samples of your published work to Executive Editor Steven Brown at sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. No phone calls please. To learn more about our newspaper, visit www.greshamoutlook.com or check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheGreshamOutlook. To see who follows instructions, use these words (and only these words) in the subject line: Gresham Reporter. (placed 11/18/14)


EDUCATION REPORTER

The Outlook in Gresham, Ore., has an immediate opening for an education reporter covering four school districts in East Multnomah County. The position also covers several smaller beats and performs some newsroom clerk duties. The Outlook is a twice weekly newspaper, which took first place in the 2014 general excellence category of the ONPA Better Newspapers Contest. We are seeking a reporter who enjoys enterprise journalism and who demonstrates a commitment to community-based journalism. This reporter will write features, and cover general news and breaking news. This reporter also will embrace online and social media. The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism and 3 years newspaper reporting experience. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is the ability to meet deadlines and manage several projects at one time. We are looking for a team player with a passion for accuracy, a sense of curiosity and the proven ability to turn out a large volume of compelling news content each week. Please email a short letter of interest, resume and at least three samples of your published work to Executive Editor Steven Brown at sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. No phone calls please. To learn more about our newspaper, visit www.greshamoutlook.com or check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheGreshamOutlook. To see who follows instructions, use these words (and only these words) in the subject line: Education Reporter. (placed 11/18/14)


MEDIA MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Our family-owned media company is seeking a Circulation Marketing Manager. The Circulation Marketing Manager will join the Director of Circulation, the Circulation Operations Manager and a marketing team in their mission to grow readership and circulation revenue, both print and digital, for our Pacific Northwest company. EO Media Group consists of 11 print publications in Oregon and SW Washington, along with a strong web presence, including some web-only publications.  The publications include dailies, weeklies and specialty publications. The ideal candidate will be a proven and creative sales and marketing leader. You should be a pro at research and analysis and be proficient with data to create and monitor effective sales, promotion and retention programs. You will oversee marketing staff, work closely with design staff and coach and inspire local circulation management. Unlike other audience development positions, you will not be responsible for delivery and carriers. A combination of a solid understanding of traditional circulation principles, digitally-focused marketing, data analysis, sales techniques and the ability to lead change through education and positive interactions with others is necessary to succeed in this position. The position is based in Salem, Oregon, just one hour from the ocean, the mountains and Portland. Travel within our circulation region is required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest including your salary requirements to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com (placed 11/4/14)

Editor/ Bulletin reporter

Western Communications seeks an editor for the Redmond Spokesman, its 4,000 circulation weekly newspaper in Redmond, Oregon. The editor will be expected to write a weekly front-page centerpiece for the paper and edit the remainder of the paper's copy, including the sports section. In addition, the editor will report and write articles about Redmond for The Bulletin’s city desk, a 32,000-circulation daily based 20 minutes south in Bend. In addition, the editor will supervise Spokesman staff and coordinate coverage for the weekly.

Western Communications is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screen required.

To apply, please email resume and any relevant writing samples to: spokesmaneditor@bendbulletin.com. No phone inquiries please. (placed 10/29/14)

Reporter Wanted

The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has an opening for a full-time reporter. We value enterprise and reporters who dig. We’re looking for someone to produce clear, brightly written stories relevant to real people reading us in print, on our website and in social media. Ability to take photos is a plus, as is familiarity with social media. Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, an hour from the Olympic Rain Forest and two hours from Seattle. Benefits include, but are not limited to paid vacation, sick and holidays, medical, dental and life insurance, and a 401(K) plan with company match. Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: Editor, Doug Barker; 315 S. Michigan St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. Or email material to dbarker@thedailyworld.com All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. Qualified applicants selected for interview will be required to complete an application. The Daily World is an equal opportunity employer. (placed 10/23/14)

REPORTER

The Newberg Graphic, a member of the Pamplin Media Group of newspapers, is seeking a seasoned reporter to fill a position that will open in November. This reporter is responsible for a variety of beats, including business, arts & leisure, government and general assignment. The newspaper, located 25 miles southwest of Portland in the beautiful Chehalem Valley, is looking for a reporter with two or more years of experience working at a weekly, twice-weekly or small daily newspaper, someone capable of producing 12 to 17 stories weekly, with good interviewing and time management skills. Salary is at the industry standard for small newspapers and there is a benefit and 401(k) package as well. Experience with Twitter and updating the newspaper’s Facebook page are a plus. Submit a resume, cover letter, references and about a dozen clips of a variety of stories via email to Managing Editor Gary Allen at gallen@newberggraphic.com. (placed 10/23/14)

Sentinel Managing Editor

OCP seeks a highly motivated and experienced person to lead the Catholic Sentinel and El Centinela team and set the forward-looking direction and tone of the newspapers and websites, along with the annual statewide Catholic Directory. The Managing Editor is responsible for everything that is printed in the newspapers and put up on the websites and social media portals. The message is guided by the Archbishop and his key staff. The purpose is to provide important and interesting information to readers covering events and topics that are relevant in the local, regional, and national church. The Managing Editor will have oversight of all news stories, advertisements, photographs, editorials and opinion pieces, ensuring that they are high-quality, professional, objective, balanced and thought-provoking.
The award-winning Catholic Sentinel is the oldest Catholic newspaper on the West Coast. Established in 1870, it has long played a vital and bolstering role for the Catholic community. The Catholic Sentinel is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland. It is published online and twice monthly in print by OCP, a leading international, faith-based music publisher and intellectual property rights management company. OCP also publishes El Centinela, a monthly Spanish-language paper.

Located in Portland, Oregon, heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OCP offers an excellent work environment with great work/life balance and easy access to public transportation. We offer a generous wage and outstanding benefits package (including top-tier medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and disability leave, retirement plan and tuition reimbursement, and more). OCP is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
For more information and to apply for this position, please go to: www.ocp.org/careers (placed 10/1/14)

 Senior Editor 

Job Opportunity: Sentinel Senior Editor OCP seeks a highly motivated and experienced person to lead the Sentinel and El Centinela team and set the forward-looking direction and tone of the newspapers and websites, along with the annual statewide Catholic Directory. The Senior Editor is responsible for everything that is printed in the newspapers and put up on the websites and social media portals. The message is guided by the Archbishop and his key staff. The purpose is to provide important and interesting information to readers covering events and topics that are relevant in the local, regional, and national church. The Senior Editor will have oversight of all news stories, advertisements, photographs, editorials and opinion pieces; ensuring that they are high-quality, professional, objective, balanced and thought-provoking. The award-winning Catholic Sentinel is the oldest Catholic newspaper on the West Coast. Established in 1870, it has long played a vital and bolstering role for the Catholic community. The Catholic Sentinel is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland. It is published online and twice monthly in print by OCP - a leading international, faith-based music publisher and intellectual property rights management company. OCP also publishes El Centinela, a monthly Spanish-language paper. Located in Portland, Oregon – heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OCP offers an excellent work environment with great work/life balance and easy access to public transportation. We offer a generous wage and outstanding benefits package (including top-tier medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and disability leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and more). OCP is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. For more information and to apply for this position, please go to: www.ocp.org/careers  (placed 8/4/2014)

Local News Reporter 

If you love finding news that matters to hometown readers, we'd like to hear from you. We're a 9,000-circulation PM daily serving Oregon's gorgeous South Coast. We need a beat reporter to cover local news, businesses and whatever else makes a difference in our community. We'll consider both experienced and entry-level applicants, as long as you're dedicated to writing news that connects with readers. As part of our small but ambitious staff, you'll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing insightful, high-impact enterprise. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for small-town life. Photo and social media skills would be plus. As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment. Please apply online at http://www.lee.net/careers. For consideration please attach links or examples of previous writing experience.  (Placed 7/21/2014)

Page Designer 

The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has an opening for a page designer who is also a lifestyles writer. We’re looking for a designer to produce three Lifestyle section fronts each week. We want design and visuals that demand attention, and someone with a keen eye for topical content and a knack for localizing it. The person who fills this spot will write some of the Lifestyle stories and work closely with editors to conceptualize the content. The section includes wire and local content with a strong emphasis on local. The job also includes a small amount of sports pagination, although in-depth knowledge of sports is not a requirement. Magazine experience is a plus. Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, two hours from Seattle and 30 minutes from the Olympic Rain Forest. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical and dental and a 401(K) plan.; Email a cover letter, resume and writing & design samples to: Editor, Doug Barker dbarker@thedailyworld.com or through regular mail at 315 S. Michigan St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Qualified applicants selected for interview will be required to complete an application. Final candidates will require a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation. The Daily World is an equal opportunity employer. (Placed 6/17/2014)

Advertising Sales 

The Daily Journal of Commerce in Portland seeks a smart, motivated and goal-focused outside sales executive to support and grow our digital, print and event-related business. DJC is the leading news and information source for regional building trade professionals. Ideal candidate loves helping businesses grow, has a strong work ethic and can balance multiple projects. Base + commission + bonus potential. Please send resume with cover letter outlining how you would succeed in this position to brian.hunt@djcoregon.com 6/11/2014

 Advertising Sales Rep 

The Springfield Times is accepting applications/resumes for an advertising representative. Must be willing to work outside of the office, make cold calls and develop new relationships with clients. Must be organized and a team player. Prior advertising experience a plus. Wage is base plus commission. E-mail resume to: publisher@springfieldtimes.net or drop resume and cover letter off at the Springfield Times office located at 741 Main St. Springfield, OR 97477.  (Placed 6/9/2014)

Pressman 

Pressman needed at a morning newspaper in the Northwest. The newspaper runs on a newly-installed web press. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills, strong mechanical ability , leadership skills and be a good communicator. Must be able to lift 50# on a regular basis. Forklift certification preferred. Wage DOE plus benefits. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest to salemorjobs@gmail.com. (Placed 6/9/2014)

 Business Reporter 

The Daily Journal of Commerce, a Portland-based business-to-business news and information resource for the building industry in Oregon and Southwest Washington, has an opening for a real estate and development reporter. We’re a small, fast-paced newsroom, and we’re looking for a journalist with a competitive streak who’s eager to help move the DJC to the next level of digital coverage for our subscribers. Our ideal candidate is interested in providing an authoritative voice on issues and topics that matter to developers, brokers and builders in the Portland metro area; has the depth and versatility to handle breaking news, tightly written (but entertaining) features and profiles, and long-form stories that provide readers with an understanding of the industry’s issues and challenges; is able to adapt writing style for print, online and social media platforms; has a knack for finding stories that other reporters may overlook; and is a whiz at social media. To apply: Submit a resume and five published “clips” (provide direct links or attach Word docs). For each clip, please provide information on how you found the story, how you handled the story from a "web first/print second" angle, and how you incorporated social media (such as finding sources for the story, alerting readers about the story when it published, etc.). Using the subject line "DJC reporter position," email your materials to stephanie.basalyga@djcoregon.com.  (Placed  5/29/2014)

  Marketing Consultant 

The Gresham Outlook, a twice-weekly newspaper, is seeking a high energy, motivated salesperson to join our sales team as an outside Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone with previous advertising experience, a proven track record of success, a strong prospector, organizational and computer skills. An existing account base will be provided, but our new team member will be required to contact and create new accounts. Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record. Pre-employment drug screen and good references required. This is a full time position with commission on all sales, a base salary, mileage expenses and full benefits that include health care and vacation. If you have a passion for sales and are committed to success, send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Swart, Advertising Director – cswart@theoutlookonline.com (Placed 3/11/2014)

Editor 

Country Media Inc., with four media businesses on the Oregon coast and another seven in the upper Great Plains, has an opportunity for an editor at the Headlight Herald, Tillamook County's primary newspaper and digital information provider. You'll manage and create content for our multimedia website, social media platforms and weekly print product. You'll do lots of writing, focusing on original content and feature stories but also covering local government, business, school and community news. You'll manage two writers and a graphic artist, assuring that deadlines are met and high-quality products are produced. We'll expect you to have schooling or experience in digital content, broadcasting, journalism or a related field; strong skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary; a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; and an understanding of small-community cultures and values. Please send a quick letter of interest and your resume to publisher Adam Schwend at aschwend@countrymedia.net. (Placed 3/10/2014)

Reporter 

The Times serving Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic full-time reporter interested in writing for a suburban weekly newspaper. This reporter would cover the Tualatin community, which offers a rich array of interesting stories to delve into from breaking news, features and profiles to investigative, enterprise stories and government reporting. He or she will also serve as the feature writer for the Living Here section that runs in both The Times and Beaverton Valley Times. The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in journalism and newspaper reporting experience. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is the ability to meet deadlines and manage several projects at one time. We are looking for a team player with a passion for accuracy, a sense of curiosity and the proven ability to turn out a large volume of compelling news content each week. Please email a letter of interest, resume and at least three samples of your published work to Christina Lent, managing editor, at clent@commnewspapers.com. No phone calls please. To learn more about our newspaper, visit www.tualatintimes.com or check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/tigardtualatintimes. (Placed 2/28/2014)

Press Operator

The News-Review is accepting applications for a Press Operator to help run our 10 unit Goss Urbanite. Experience preferred, but will train right individual with strong mechanical ability. Our fast-paced shop demands on-time runs and quality work. We are a daily, (6 days-Sunday thru Friday) paper. Work schedule will vary and will include Saturday nights. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including 401K. Must be able to lift 80 pounds. Send resume to: Pressroom Manager, c/o The News-Review,345 NE Winchester St., Roseburg, OR 97470Or email: groberts@nrtoday.com (No phone calls please)  (Placed 1/25/2014)

Pressroom Night Supervisor

The Bulletin, located in beautiful Bend, Oregon is seeking a night time press supervisor. We are part of Western Communications, Inc. which is a small, family owned group consisting of 7 newspapers: 5 in Oregon and 2 in California. Our ideal candidate will manage a small crew of 3 and must have prior press experience. The candidate must be able to learn our equipment/processes quickly. A hands-on style is a requirement for our 3½ tower KBA press. Prior management/leadership experience preferred. In addition to our 7-day-a-week newspaper, we have numerous commercial print clients as well. Besides a competitive wage, we also provide potential opportunity for advancement. If you provide dependability combined with a positive attitude, are able to manage people and schedules and are a team player, we would like to hear from you. If you seek a stable work environment that provides a great place to live and raise a family, let us hear from you. Contact Al Nelson, Pressroom Manager at anelson@wescompapers.com with your complete resume, references and salary history/requirements. No phone calls please. Drug test is required prior to employment. EOE. (placed 12/5/2013)

 Adver Sales/Sale Management

OREGON WINE PRESS ADVERTISING SALES/SALES MANAGEMENT We are seeking a full-time advertising sales representative. Possible management position DOE. Our dream employee would be a team player with a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, a good sense of humor who is self-directed and can consistently meet deadlines. Newspaper and/ or advertising experience wouldn’t hurt – but isn’t a must for the right candidate. In exchange for your sales talents, we’ll pay you a salary plus commission, provide you with a solid benefit package, and you’ll get to work with really fun people! Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Christy Nielsen Advertising Director cnielsen@oregonwinepress.com AA/ EOE (placed 9/24/2013)

 

 


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