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Open Positions

Multi-Media Advertising Account Executive

Openings in Salem and Eugene

Do you have a dynamic personality and an ability to talk to everyone you meet about advertising to the largest demographic in Oregon? Are you self-directed, responsible, creative and strategic? Are you motivated to make new professional and community contacts? If so, we've got the job for you.

We have an immediate opening for an advertising account executive in Marion and Polk counties, and for another in Lane County, to sell print and digital advertising for a monthly magazine targeted to older adults. We are based in Salem, but account executives work in their respective areas.

Top candidates will:

  • Have proven ability to close a sale.
  • Be able to work independently, but with complete accountability.
  • Be computer literate, with working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype.
  • Have your own transportation and provide proof of insurability.
  • Have a professional appearance, with a desire to work with businesses of all sizes
  • Be able to think creatively in your approach to advertising strategies.
  • Be a self-starter

Previous print sales preferred but will train the right candidate. Knowledge of digital marketing a plus.

You get a base + commission, mileage and phone stipend.  Other excellent benefits include, health care, dental, life insurance, FSA, 401(k), sick and vacation time.  Previous print sales preferred but will train the right candidate. Knowledge of digital marketing a plus.

We are Oregon's oldest and largest monthly magazine targeting the 50+ market. Our readers love us!  As one of our team members, you will help local businesses get their message to our readers through both print and digital platforms. It's a great time to be part of this industry.

EOE.  Pre-employment drug screen and driving record check required.  Send a cover letter and resume, and let's make things happen!

Please respond to:

Michelle Te

General Manager

Northwest 50 Plus

(Posted 6/18/2019)

Press Person

Press person needed for a family-owned media company in Astoria, Oregon. The newspapers and commercial printing run on a (3) 4-high tower, single-wide, Tensor/Goss Community press. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills, CTP experience preferred, must be mechanically inclined and 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. Pre-employment drug screen required. Send resume and letter of interest to

(Posted 6/18/2019)


Seeking newspaper journalist\photographer for weekly newspaper in the Columbia River Gorge. Major beat to include general coverage. We’re a small team that affords the hardworking employee, the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper process, as well as our website and social media. Strong photo skills required, plus the ability to be organized and meet deadlines. Proficient in software applications such as Word, Outlook, Photoshop and Quark.

EOE. Pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check required. Full time position includes competitive wage and benefits including health care, 401(k), FSA, sick time, vacation and more.

Send resume, writing and photo samples to or The Enterprise, PO Box 218, White Salmon, WA 98672.

(Posted 5/21/2019)

Newspaper Graphic Artist

Locally owned and operated community newspaper and specialty publications company in McMinnville, Oregon, seeks an entry level graphic artist. Must have strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Indesign and Photoshop. Newspaper and/or print publication experience is a plus. Applicant should be a team player with a strong work ethic, who is self-directed and can handle multiple projects under deadline pressure.

In addition to a creative workplace with friendly co-workers, we provide benefits, 401k, vacation & PPL. Please send your resume and samples of your work to

Pre-employment drug screen required.

(Posted 5/7/2019)

Community Engagement Editor

The Register-Guard, a GateHouse newspaper in Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an energetic, passionate digital journalist to develop, implement and manage an innovative audience engagement and growth strategy for our newsroom.

The Community Engagement Editor lives and breathes social media and is excited about building relationships with readers in service of community-based, solutions-oriented journalism.  

This editor not only contributes to but also helps develop a culture of collaboration and innovation across the newsroom by working closely with reporters, editors, multimedia journalists and other staff members to develop social media and audience engagement strategies for digital stories.

The Community Engagement Editor is responsible for helping fellow staff members devise campaigns around reporting, growing readership across multiple platforms and creating opportunities for readers to tell us what they want and think.

This editor is a strong team player who is curious, experimental, detail-oriented and independent but also flexible and patient.

Four years of experience at a print or digital news organization; graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in journalism; any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We have a supportive, energetic and friendly company culture. Join our team!

Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter and examples of your work, including social media campaigns to  Applications and complete job description are available at

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

(Posted 4/30/2019)


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