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.

We do not accept ads over the phone. ONPA reserves the right to edit any ad received and to remove ads without notice. Please notify us when your ad is no longer needed so we can keep this page current and useful.


Positions open

 

Publisher/General Manager

We’re looking for a leader with sales experience who understands the importance of disseminating news and information through different platforms. Candidates must show a penchant for embracing change in a regional, “daily” news market. Candidates will handle their own account list and have operational control, including budgeting. Our Pacific Northwest publishers understand the value of community journalism and are expected to be leaders in their communities. This position offers a base salary, plus a profit-share package, 401K and health care benefits. Introduce yourself to us through your venue of choice: Future Of News, c/o ONPA, 4000 Kruse Way Place, Building 2 - Ste 160, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 … or digitally at futureofnews@hotmail.com  (posted 6/29/15)

 

Dream Job for a Community Journalist

 Tired of corporate journalism? 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 Blue Mountain Eagle is seeking an Editor who thrives on the story of the New West.  Topics include forest health, logging, public lands grazing, water supply, wildlife habitat improvements and wildfire resilience in addition to coverage of small-town life.

 The Eagle is located in John Day, Oregon, just 3 hours from Bend and Pendleton. The community is at the center of an evolving natural resource restoration economy, which gains statewide and even national attention. The location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

 We seek an energetic, creative, outgoing and hard-working Editor. This is your opportunity to join a company that believes in community journalism. The Eagle is the oldest (146 years) 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 Eagle’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.

 Candidates with an education in journalism or a related field, plus at least 5 years of progressive newspaper leadership experience should send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com   (posted 6/23/15)

 

Reporter

 Be a business reporter in one of the most scenic regions of the Pacific Northwest. Join the reporting staff of the ambitious monthly Coast River Business Journal, located where the Columbia River and Pacific Ocean meet. You should arrive here with polished writing skills, a strong work ethic and robust curiosity to delve into the professional lives of some of the Northwest’s most creative and imaginative business people.

Our family-owned company includes sister coastal papers: the Chinook Observer, The Daily Astorian, Seaside Signal and Cannon Beach Gazette. Your geographical beat spans Clatsop County, Ore., and Pacific County, Wash. Part of your job will be to continue ramping up our online content for timely and expansive coverage of business news. 

We offer a competitive wage, a generous benefit package, and a warm and friendly office environment in Mac-based buildings. We work hard but have fun — the ocean beach is a short stroll from our Long Beach and Seaside offices. We enjoy world-class restaurants, fantastic salmon and deep-sea fishing, wildlife and bird watching, and many other outdoor activities.

Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Send clips, resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.  (posted 6/23/15)

 

Managing Editor

We have an award-winning newsroom at The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle!  Now, we need a managing editor who can lead our staff into the new era through a mix of traditional news, social media and internet skills.  If you can lead a traditional news operation while maintaining a strong web and social media presence, we want to hear from you.

We offer a productive work environment, competitive salary, health care, life insurance, 401(k), FSA, vacation, six paid holidays and more.  EOE.  Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle driving record check required.

The Chronicle, which is part of the Eagle Newspapers group, covers a vast two-county outdoor wonderland in North Central Washington with high plains deserts, mountains, alpine wilderness and cool, clear lakes and streams.   Email a cover letter, resume, references and salary expectations to rharnack@omakchronicle.com. No telephone calls. (posted 6/22/15)

 

Advertising Sales Representative

The Register-Guard is seeking a results-oriented salesperson eager to sell digital and print advertising solutions who has the drive to make money as an Advertising Sales Representative. We are looking for a highly motivated person to join a fast-paced, quality-driven local family-owned media company. This is an exciting and rewarding full-time media sales position offering a career opportunity for a qualified person who has a passion for meeting the advertising and marketing needs of his or her clients.

 The successful candidate will be able to talk affirmatively with business owners and managers as a marketing consultant about the importance of maintaining a broad-based digital, print and web service advertising/marketing program and to help in its development and implementation. As a reward for such talent, we provide a base salary plus commission and an exceptional benefits package.

 Applicants should be able to demonstrate a history of responsible media sales, retail sales or business management experience, preferably supplemented by college course work in journalism, business administration or a related field, or satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

 To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, July 17, 2015. This position will remain open until filled.

 Qualified applicants who are interested in joining a successful and respected organization should submit a Register-Guard application and resume to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com or mail to: Advertising Sales, Human Resources, 3500 Chad Dr., Eugene, OR 97408.

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.

 Applications are available at The Register-Guard front desk, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., and at www.registerguard.com.  (posted 6/22/15)

 

News/feature Reporter

The Estacada News, a weekly newspaper within Community Newspapers Inc./Pamplin Media Group, is searching for a full-time news/feature reporter. Estacada is located at the base of the Cascade Mountains at the gateway to the upper Clackamas River. The Estacada News was the recipient of the 2014 Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association General Excellence Award in its division. We take pride in our community-based journalism. Coverage areas include all aspects of news and feature reporting in a small community, with the exception of sports. Our news reporter also covers the Mt. Hood National Forest and recreation on the Clackamas River. The successful candidate will demonstrate skills at digital photography, and must demonstrate a commitment to sharing news via social media. Minimum requirements include experience writing for a newspaper, plus a bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent combination of experience and education. Qualified candidates must demonstrate the ability to write clear, concise and compelling stories. The successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. To be considered, attach a short cover letter, resume, clips and references in an email addressed to Executive Editor Steven Brown, sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. So we can see if you can follow instructions, include this phrase in the subject line: "Estacada Reporter." Those who don't use that phrase will be disqualified. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015.  (posted 6/18/15)

 

Editorial Assistant

The News-Register needs someone combining grammatical proficiency, attention to detail and strong clerical and organizational skills to put in 20 hours a week as an editorial assistant in the newsroom. Relevant college credits and previous journalistic or clerical experience would be a decided plus.

 The editorial assistant enters data, rewrites press releases, writes up meeting and event notices, compiles meeting and events lists, maintains print and electronic calendars, assists with special sections, compiles honors and awards lists and handles like duties as assigned.

We’re looking for a fast, flexible multi-tasker who’s able to pull full shifts Monday and Thursday, which are production days for us, plus work a morning or afternoon at some point between.

If this is an opportunity that holds interest for you, please send a resume, cover letter, list of references and any relevant work samples to Managing Editor Steve Bagwell at sbagwell@newsregister.com or News-Register, P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR  97128  (posted 6-17-15)

 

Reporter

The Wilsonville Spokesman, a weekly newspaper, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover Wilsonville, Ore., one of the fastest growing cities in the Portland metro area. The ideal candidate for this position is a versatile writer with professional experience in both news and features. Photography experience is a big plus. While coverage of city government, community events and local business is a key part of this position, the community reporter should also have the ability to sniff out enlightening, interesting and amusing enterprise stories that give residents unique insights into their community. The community reporter is not responsible for covering education or sports. Competitive salary plus benefits.

Send your resume and clips or link to online portfolio, to lhole@pamplinmedia.com (posted 6-17-15)

  

Sports Writer

 The East Oregonian, a five-day daily newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a full-time sports writer. Job duties will include print and online coverage of high school, college and community sports and outdoor activities, as well as designing pages for print. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. We want someone with strong writing skills who avoids sports cliches. The person hired will also edit on a limited basis and work with the Web. The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo. Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.  Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com    (posted 6-9-15)

 

Central Design Desk Editor

 EO Media Group is seeking a leader for our centralized design desk in Salem, Ore. This team designs EO Media Group's daily and weekly newspapers. This job involves working side-by-side your team of talented designers to design pages for all sections of the newspapers, inspiring designers to write headlines that sparkle, communicating with local editors and coordinating work to meet deadlines.  Leadership, copy-editing and page design experience required, preferably using Adobe InDesign. Daily newspaper and/or magazine layout experience preferred. Must be able and willing to lead and work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, plus have command of AP style and excellent attention to detail. This position is based in the Willamette Valley, just an hour from the beach, the mountains and Portland. Hours are generally Monday through Friday, business hours, with occasional evening work.  Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume, 5-10 .pdf page design samples and a letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com  (posted 6-9-15)

 

Advertising Supervisor

 The Daily Journal of Commerce is Oregon’s recognized source of building industry news, business leads, project information, public records and legal notices.  We have an opening for an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented advertising supervisor for our Portland office. This opportunity is for the candidate who has a keen understanding of digital and print advertising platforms and experience managing and motivating a sales team to achieve the annual sales budget.

A strong understanding of audience based selling is critical. Experience in developing and executing sales strategies across multiple platforms including traditional and digital solutions ranging from display, digital, email, video, the core newspaper, sponsorships and niche publications, is vital. The advertising supervisor hires, coaches and trains sales people and establishes strategic plans for growth of advertising revenue, seeks out the means of increasing market share, and generates ideas to grow our list of potential and active clients. In addition to managing the sales staff, the advertising supervisor maintains and grows a list of major accounts.

 The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and 3-5 years advertising sales or sales management experience in print and digital media.

 If you are interested in this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to:  careers@thedolancompany.com.

 We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  The Daily Journal of Commerce is part of The Dolan Company headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.  EOE. (posted 5/18/15)

  

Feature writer – reporter

Great opportunity to break into the business! The Central Oregonian in Prineville is seeking a reporter to focus on features. Some news coverage as well. Some Journalism experience essential; photography and pagination experience a plus. Full time with full benefits. Salary based on experience. Drug free workplace. Send resume and cover letter to Tahern@madraspioneer.com. No calls please. (posted 5-12-15)

 

Editor - West Linn and Wilsonville newspapers

The Pamplin Media Group is looking for an editor to lead both the West Linn Tidings and Wilsonville Spokesman newspapers. The editor should have a calm demeanor, ability to juggle numerous projects while meeting deadlines, strong editing, organizational and public relation skills, an understanding of the value of community journalism and the willingness to coach and inspire a motivated staff. Previous editor experience preferred. An understanding of social media and the willingness to embrace the future of journalism a must. Besides all the above, our editors are expected to lead by example and to write a few things every week.

Position is based in downtown Lake Oswego where you’ll work in partnership with the news staff of the Lake Oswego Review. Compensation based on experience. Email resume, cover letter and work samples to bmonihan@pamplinmedia.com. No phone calls please. (placed 4/14/15)

  

Pressman

The Bulletin is seeking a Pressman with experience in the Printing industry.  Two years of prior web press experience is beneficial but training can be provided.  At The Bulletin you can put your skills to work and make our products and services jump off the page!  In addition to printing our 7-day a week newspaper, we also print a variety of other products for numerous clients.  The Bulletin utilizes a 3 ½ tower KBA Comet press that a Pressman must become knowledgeable and familiar working with.  

We put a premium on dependability, timeliness, having a positive attitude and being a team player.  We offer a competitive compensation plan and career growth opportunities.  This position primarily works nights, with a 10-hour shift, 4 days per week.

If you are interested in fostering your talent as a pressman in beautiful Bend, OR we encourage you to apply.  Please contact Al Nelson, Pressroom Manager, at anelson@wescompapers.com with your resume, references and salary history/requirements.  No phone calls please.  Drug testing is required prior to employment.  The Bulletin is a drug free work place and EOE. (placed 2/23/15)


General Manager / Ad Director

Are you an up & comer looking for an opportunity to prove yourself as a future newspaper leader? The Messenger-Index located in Emmett, ID is seeking a superstar to lead this growing weekly newspaper.  We are a dynamic and innovative community newspaper group with weekly publications in Emmett, ID and Meridian, ID, and a daily newspaper (The Idaho Press-Tribune) in Nampa, ID.  We are seeking candidates with a proven track record excelling in revenue growth and general newspaper/online success.  This is a “feet-on-the-street” position that will require sales calls in the field on a daily basis and regular active account management.  Successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of advertising, digital media, audience growth, solid computer skills and a track record of success. Must have top-notch communication skills, strong sales and leadership ability and demonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good sense of humor and positive attitude. This is a base plus commission position with a target compensation range of $45k-$55k annually depending on experience and sales success. Solid career advancement opportunities.  Email cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile to Matt Davison at jobs@idahopress.com The Messenger-Index is an equal opportunity employer. A Pioneer News Group property (pioneernewsgroup.com). (placed 2/9/15)

 

Classified Advertising Sales

Develop and sell transient and contract classified advertising, including training of staff involved with classified and other front office services. Manage, with staff support, multiple databases for classified sales, obituaries and other targeted directories, promotions and special services.

Help develop and carry out sales strategies including telephone, mail/email and outside solicitation calls, including coordination with newspaper ROP advertising staff. Develop knowledge of classified, telephone and online database systems.

Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Robert Sudeith, Director of Sales and Marketing, rsudeith@oregonlitho.com (placed Jan 5, 2015)

 

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)


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)


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)


 

 

 


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