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

Lead Distribution Center Operator

Great opportunity to grow your leadership skills in an active, hands-on role. The packaging and distributing department at The Bulletin in Bend, Ore. is seeking a lead operator to work closely with the manager to ensure printed materials are processed accurately and efficiently. 

In this role, you will work alongside employees using machinery to place inserts into and label printed products, and also train and guide staff to improve efficiencies. You’ll need to trouble shoot machinery problems and enter data into a computer system. If you are mechanically inclined and like to work with others in a team atmosphere, we will provide the training you need. This is a 7-day per week operation and this position directly supervises staff on the manager’s days off.  

Must be able to regularly lift 40# in a fast paced environment. Pre-employment drug test required. 

If you are willing to work hard, have mechanical and computer skills, and enjoy a non-traditional physical job, we want to talk to you! 

The Bulletin is under new ownership and the mailroom has a new leader.  Typical working hours are 5 pm to 2 am, with two days off per week. 

Benefits include paid time off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Pay DOE. Send resume and cover letter to hr@eomediagroup.com

(Posted 11/13/2019)

Sports Editor/Reporter

Baker City Herald in Eastern Oregon is seeking a full-time sports editor/reporter.  The Herald is a three-day print newspaper with daily online updates. 

The position provides print and online coverage of high school and community sports plus outdoor activities. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. The sports editor will work with the EO Media Group's regional sports editor to coordinate coverage across Northeast Oregon.  

Necessary skills include feature writing, event coverage, and the ability to work well on deadline. A journalism degree is preferred. Reporting experience, polished writing skills and a track record of accuracy and reliability are a must. 

Also important is the ability to conceptualize the multimedia components that might complement stories, including video, audio and slideshow elements. Experience using social media, including Facebook and Twitter, is preferred.

Many of the duties of this position require evening and weekend availability. Typical work week Tuesday through Sunday.

Baker City has a population of almost 10,000 with an award-winning downtown historic district, and is situation between two major mountain ranges with abundant outdoor recreation within 15 minutes of town, including hiking, mountain biking, hunting and fishing. Anthony Lakes Ski Area is about 45 minutes from town, and Boise, one of the country's fastest-growing metro areas, is two hours' drive along Interstate 84.

This is a great opportunity to grow with a company that believes in the value of community journalism. This is a full time position offering insurances, 401(k)/401(k) Roth retirement plans and Paid Time Off (PTO). Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Send cover letter, resume and clips to hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 11/13/2019)

Press Operators

Want to live in beautiful Central Oregon? The Central Oregonian Press is seeking SSC Community Goss press operators. Experience is a bonus but we will train the right mechanically-included applicant. Full-time job with benefits. Good wage, based on experienced. Drug-free workplace. Please send note of interest and your resume to Tahern@madraspioneer.com. For further details on the position, contact Scott Porter at sporter@centraloregonian.com. Give us a chance to improve your current salary!

(Posted 11/13/2019)

Student Media Advisor

Department:                       Student Engagement
Recruitment #:                    
S1982
Application Deadline:       
Preference given to applications received by November 18, 2019. Position open until filled.
Estimated Salary Range: 
$34,000 - $38,000

Western Oregon University’s offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/

This is a regular, 10-month (Sept 1 – June 30), full-time unclassified position in Student Media within the Student Engagement department at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. Student Media is funded through the Incidental Fee Committee (IFC). The Student Media program exists to provide a positive educational experience for students while producing quality outlets for news, entertainment, and the expression of diverse ideas and opinions.

The Student Media Advisor provides professional advice and guidance to The Western Howl, KWOU, and Northwest Passage student media heads.  This position works with student staff and volunteers to provide a sound educational experience while producing quality outlets for news, entertainment, and the expression of diverse ideas and opinions. This position serves as an ex-officio member of the Student Media Board.  The Advisor is responsible for all aspects related to the Student Media budget. This is a professional position that will require a flexible schedule involving some evening work.

We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (media, communications, journalism, humanities, etc.)
  • Experience in the field of print and/or broadcast media
  • Demonstrated skills in editing, writing, and proofreading
  • Strong understanding of production cycles for multiple media outlets
  • Knowledge of legal issues relating to print and broadcast media

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an educational setting and with advising student-led groups and organizations.
  • Experience in marketing and copywriting
  • Experience with budget development and management

**A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment

Application Instructions:

You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/prostaffapp

Required application materials (PDF preferred):

  1. WOU Employment Application available at wou.edu/prostaffapp
  2. Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community
  3. Resume
  4. Contact information for three references
  5. Copy of unofficial transcripts for highest degree earned

As an alternative, you may also submit application materials to:

S1982, Student Media Advisor, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 Monmouth Ave N, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR E-mail to employment@wou.edu; OR fax to: 503-838-8144

Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley.  The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.   The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley.  Our student body of about 4800 undergraduate and 600 graduate students enjoys a vibrant and close-knit intellectual community.

Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

 (Posted 11/4/2019)

Publisher  - Editor - Reporter - Sales Manager - Sales

After buying the twice-weekly coastal newspapers in Brookings, OR and Crescent City, CA four months ago, Country Media now is expanding its staff. Excellent opportunities exist at one or both newspapers for publisher, editor, reporter, sales manager and ad sales rep. Competitive compensation, full employee benefits. To join Country Media, a growing company with 15 newspapers and related websites in four states, email your resume to steve@countrymedia.net.

(Posted 11/4/2019)

Reporter

The Blue Mountain Eagle, a family-owned weekly newspaper in a stunningly beautiful Oregon community, seeks an energetic, dedicated reporter. 

The Eagle is located in John Day, where seeing deer in front yards is normal and traffic is unheard of, just three hours from Bend and Pendleton. Surrounded by scenic forests and dissected by mountain streams, the location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including fishing, hunting, backpacking, camping, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

Despite the picturesque environment, the community is at the center of an evolving natural resource restoration economy, which gains statewide and even national attention. 

Despite the small-town charm, the residents are engaged and politically active in local and national debates, and hard-hitting stories are never hard to find. Ongoing topics include state and federal policies, forest health, logging, public lands grazing, water supply, wildlife habitat improvements and wildfire resilience, in addition to coverage of small-town life and local government. The position offers a wealth of breaking news and enterprise opportunities.

Serving the community for more than 150 years, the Eagle is the oldest weekly newspaper in Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners. This position offers excellent advancement opportunities in a company that prefers to hire from within. EO Media Group owns 14 newspapers and journals 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.

We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news and excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and through social media. Candidates must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalistic integrity is a must.

Journalism education or experience is required for this full-time position offering insurances, a 401(k)/401(k) Roth retirement plan and paid time off (PTO). Send resume, letter of interest and up to five clips to hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 11/4/2019)

Managing Editor

Position with multi-generational family owned and operated newspaper requires editorial/news editing skills, ability to manage workflow on deadline and drive to lead in-depth reporting projects.

News-Register Publishing Co. of McMinnville publishes a twice-weekly community newspaper covering Yamhill County, in the heart of Oregon Wine Country.

We want the right person to oversee a news staff of nine with more than 125-plus years combined experience.

Our manager editor must have great interpersonal and communications skills, both in-house and in the community, and must work closely with reporters, editors and publisher to continue our rich tradition of covering local issues. Person must be proficient in story and copy editing, adhere to all journalistic ethics and have insight and the ability to expand readership through online and social media portals. Knowledge of design and pagination programs a plus.

Applicants must live in Yamhill County or be willing to relocate there.

The position will have competitive salary; 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 10/30/2019)

Sports Reporter/Photographer

Seeking sports reporter/photographer for a weekly award-winning newspaper in Omak, located in beautiful Okanogan County. Diverse beat includes high school sports, outdoors and recreation, general features and multiple special sections. We’re a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper industry and its specialty publications, including the website and social media.

Strong photography skills and familiarity with AP style guide required. Ability to be organized and meet deadlines is a must. Previous news media experience and camera equipment is a plus.

EOE. Pre-employment drug screening required.  Hourly wage, plus benefits. Send writing and photo samples to: tmyers@omakchronicle.com or P.O. Box 553, Omak, WA, 98841.

(Posted 10/23/2019)

General News Reporter

General News reporter needed for award-winning newspaper in The Dalles, Oregon. The Dalles Chronicle is a twice-weekly newspaper located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Diverse beats include general news, features and special sections. We are a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper and its specialty publications, including website and social media.

Strong photography skills are helpful, must be organized and meet deadlines. EOE. Pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check required. Full time position includes hourly, plus benefits.

Send writing and photo samples to cmarr@hoodrivernews.com Through mail to: Publisher, The Dalles Chronicle 811 E. 2nd Street, The Dalles, OR 97058.

(Posted 10/23/2019)

Print Advertising Sales

The Keizertimes is seeking an experienced print advertising sales account representative.
 
This position is responsible for sales of all print products (weekly newspaper and special sections) as well as sales for keizertimes.com.
 
Strong written and oral communications is required. Cold calling is key to this sales position.
 
Duties include: developing new advertising prospects, face-to-face sales presentations and creating advertising proposals. Quickly develop sales/product information knowledge. Assure minimum sales goals are met. 
 
Work hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some night and weekend hours may be required.
 
Salary and commission based on experience.
 
Only experienced and qualify candidates will be  personally interviewed.
 
Send resume and cover letter to: publisher@keizertimes.com.
 
The Keizertimes is an equal opportunity employer.
 
(Posted 10/4/2019)

Press Person

Press person needed at a Tuesday through Saturday morning newspaper in Pendleton, Oregon. In addition to East Oregonian newspaper, our operation prints an array of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly publications. To join our team, you’ll need web press operation skills, an eye for color, mechanical ability, be a good communicator and work well with others.  Must be able to lift 50# and go up/down stairs on a regular basis.  Pendleton is near the Blue Mountains and has abundant outdoor recreation.  It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo.  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 EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 9/30/2019)

Media Sales Professional

Exciting opportunity for a skilled sales professional in Bend, Oregon.  

The Bulletin is Central Oregon’s leading media outlet.  More than just a newspaper, The Bulletin represents the community through events and print and digital products, bringing credible, relevant coverage to readers and advertisers.  

Can you be a part of our team?  We seek someone who is skilled in business development, contract negotiations, communicates clearly with an internal support team, thrives in a CRM driven environment and has outstanding proposal and presentation skills. You will be helping local businesses achieve success through advertising in our diverse suite of products including everything from the daily paper to our digital services. The primary focus of the position we are hiring for is territory development. 

Do you have what it takes? The ideal team member will be achievement focused and can work independently with the support of a solid team behind them; have consistent follow through and enjoy the challenge of working in a fast paced environment. Two or more years of sales experience with proven success in media or digital sales, and/or a degree in marketing is desired. 

The position is located in dynamic Bend, Oregon.  Central Oregon offers endless beauty, opportunities for outdoor recreation, an ever expanding craft beer scene, and no sales tax. Nestled in the Cascade mountains the region boasts recreation that people travel from far and wide to experience. From world class fly fishing, whitewater rafting, skiing, mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing just to name a few options there is truly something for everyone. 

The Bulletin was recently acquired by EO Media Group, a family-owned Oregon company, ensuring a continued focus on state and local journalism that resonates with readers. We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

This position comes with generous compensation for someone with the drive and determination to succeed. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, expense reimbursement and insurances. Send resume and letter of interest to hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 9/30/2019)

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 business reporter covering architecture, engineering and construction.

We’re a small, fast-paced newsroom, and we’re looking for a journalist with a competitive streak who’s eager to provide quality print stories while also helping move the DJC to the next level of digital coverage for our subscribers.

Our ideal candidate:

is interested in helping our readers understand the worlds of architecture, engineering, construction, real estate and development in Oregon and Southwest Washington (with an emphasis on 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;

has a proven ability to connect the dots to find the bigger picture;

is able to adapt writing style for print, online and social media platforms;

understands the written word isn’t the only way to tell a story (and has the video samples to prove it);

has experience using social media as a reporting tool.

To apply: Submit a resume and five published clips (provide direct links or attach Word docs). Video stories may be substituted for up to two written clips.

Please apply here: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2163213&d=BridgetowerMedia&r=5000530656006#/

(Posted 9/23/2019)

Multimedia Sales Executive

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 a strategic, innovative, and results-oriented sales executive in our Portland office. The multimedia sales executive is a critical role responsible for building and selling omnichannel marketing solutions to businesses, law firms, contractors and related segments.  This position is charged with developing, presenting and closing sales for new and existing customers. Marketing solutions include web and mobile advertising, search engine marketing, social media solutions, video, behavioral targeting, event sponsorship and print advertising for fulfilling customer needs that span all categories of medium to large local and national businesses. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling proposals and presentations based on current sales offerings

    Meet and exceed sales goals by maintaining and growing a book of business

    Client relationship building with account management

    Expansion and advancement of opportunities to improve customer and territory revenues through the introduction of new/ improved digital products or sales tactics

    Achieve comprehensive understanding of ThriveHive Marketing Services

    Ongoing prioritization & reprioritization of work assignments, prospecting and account management, with a focus on those that achieve a profitable return on investment & reduce customer churn

    Prospecting, forecasting & planning for future business

    Network and promote a positive and consistent brand image on behalf of the company

    Ensure customer satisfaction by maintaining solid relationships and serving as an industry expert to decision makers

    Utilize CRM to track and support sales efforts

    Required Skills:

    Minimum of 2 years of successful outside sales experience

    Solid digital knowledge, including SEM, SEO, websites, etc. and consultative sales acumen

    A proven track record in developing new business and achieving individual sales goals

    Advertising or marketing industry experience 

    Fluency in print media and general competency for print advertising

    An understanding of the construction industry and/or digital marketing products is a plus

    We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

    To apply, please follow this link: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2163213&d=BridgetowerMedia&r=5000537385706#/ 

    GateHouse Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

    (Posted 9/23/2019)

    Page Designer and Copy Editor

    The Bulletin, a daily newspaper serving Central Oregon, seeks an experienced page designer and copy editor who will play a primary role in the daily production of the sports section. This position is based in our Bend, Ore. office.

    The successful candidate will possess the skills to assemble a visually appealing and smart-reading section on deadline, have strong editing skills and a grasp of Associated Press style. Other requirements include pagination skills, along with the ability to write story-selling headlines, challenge and improve both wire and local copy, and make sound news decisions. Digital savvy is important.

    Knowledge of page-design software and a wide range of sports is essential. Experience with DTI / Newscycle Solutions or BLOX Total CMS, InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus. Must be willing to work night and weekend shifts. A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field, plus daily newspaper design experience, is preferred.

    The Bulletin is the daily newspaper located in Bend, a vibrant Central Oregon city surrounded by snow-capped mountains and boundless outdoor recreation opportunities.  The Bulletin was recently acquired by EO Media Group, a family-owned Oregon company, ensuring a continued focus on state and local journalism that resonates with readers. 

    We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

    Benefits for this full time position include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. 

    Send design samples, resume and letter of interest to hr@eomediagroup.com.

    (Posted 9/18/2019)

     

    Sports Reporter

    Come join a dynamic newsroom on the beautiful Oregon coast.
     
    We’re a twice-weekly, award-winning newspaper covering Lincoln County with an editorial staff of six searching for a sports reporter. The sports reporter would cover four high schools in Lincoln County as well as Outdoors stories on fishing, hunting, watersports, hiking and everything in between.
     
    Our ideal candidate is someone who can bounce seamlessly between daily work and long-term projects, collaborating with an editor create consistent, excellent journalism.
     
    The reporter would be responsible for writing 4-5 articles for the Wednesday and Friday editions. Our selected candidate will also assist with proofreading pages on production days (Tuesdays and Thursdays).
     
    This position will include some weekend and evening work.
     
    Mandatory skills:
    ·      Self-sufficiency
    ·      Ability to juggle short- and long-term deadlines
    ·      Eagerness to pitch and execute deep-dive projects
    ·      Open collaboration with editor and photographer
    ·      Strong negotiation skills — developing trust and access within your beat
    ·      Expertise writing in AP style
    ·      Dependability and consistency hitting deadlines
    ·      A friendly attitude, especially when representing the paper to the community
    ·      Strong sense of journalistic ethics
    ·      A belief in the value of community news
    Preferred skills:
    ·      Social media savvy (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram)
    ·      Photography
    ·      Competence with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign
    Mandatory gear:
    ·      Drivers license, reliable vehicle and current proof of auto insurance (company reimburses gas)
     
    Education:
    A Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism or other communication equivalent preferred.
     
    Experience:
    Two years of professional experience. Recent college graduates with clips from college publications and internships will be considered.
     
    Salary range:
    $28,000 to $35,000
    Benefits include paid vacation and sick time, as well as health insurance and 401k.
    Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of approximately five clips to Publisher Jeremy Burke
     
    (Posted 8/28/2019)

    General Assignment Reporter

     
    Come join a dynamic newsroom on the beautiful Oregon coast.
     
    We’re a twice-weekly, award-winning newspaper covering Lincoln County with an editorial staff of eight searching for a general assignment reporter. The reporter would cover the education beat, as well as stories from the rural communities in east Lincoln County.
     
    Our ideal candidate is someone who can bounce seamlessly between daily work and long-term projects, collaborating with an editor and a photographer to create consistent, excellent journalism.
     
    The reporter would be responsible for writing 3-4 articles for the Wednesday and Friday editions. Our selected candidate will also assist with proofreading pages on production days (Tuesdays and Thursdays).
     
    This position will include some weekend and evening work.
     
    Mandatory skills:
    ·      Self-sufficiency
    ·      Ability to juggle short- and long-term deadlines
    ·      Eagerness to pitch and execute deep-dive projects
    ·      Open collaboration with editor and photographer
    ·      Strong negotiation skills — developing trust and access within your beat
    ·      Expertise writing in AP style
    ·      Dependability and consistency hitting deadlines
    ·      A friendly attitude, especially when representing the paper to the community
    ·      Strong sense of journalistic ethics
    ·      A belief in the value of community news
    Preferred skills:
    ·      Social media savvy (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram)
    ·      Photography
    ·      Competence with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign
    Mandatory gear:
    ·      Drivers license, reliable vehicle and current proof of auto insurance (company reimburses gas)
     
    Education:
    A Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism or other communication equivalent preferred.
     
    Experience:
    Two years of professional experience. Recent college graduates with clips from college publications and internships will be considered.
     
    Salary range:
    $28,000 to $35,000
    Benefits include paid vacation and sick time, as well as health insurance and 401k.
    Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of approximately five clips to Publisher Jeremy Burke
     
    (Posted 8/28/2019)
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