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 Members of Missouri Press Association may place ads FREE in the Marketplace section if the ad is for a position with a Missouri newspaper. Non-members please call or email Matthew Barba for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Matthew Barba. 


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Weekly Metro Suburban Publication for sale. Long established. In Missouri. Revenues near 100K Annually. Owner is nearing retirement, will train and assist in transition. Great as an add-on acquisition or younger couple to own and operate. Serious inquiries only. 816-225-5083 or email: bmassop@massopgroup.com 


North Missouri newspaper and shopper for sale. Great potential, untapped sources of revenue. Call 660-626-6308. 

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REPORTER: The Buffalo Reflex is seeking a reporter interested in joining the cause of making a difference in lives of all ages in and around Dallas County, Missouri. We are THE source for all things news and information in our community and we often hear confirmation of our relevance from the people whose lives we impact. Please direct inquires and resumes to Paul Campbell, editor and general manager, at paulc@buffaloreflex.com or Buffalo Reflex, PO Box 770, Buffalo, MO 65622. Applications available at 114 E. Lincoln, Buffalo. 2-15 

 


DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE: Houston Herald is seeking a digital marketing account executive selling digital advertising solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses in the area. The primary focus is to develop new business sales through quality prospecting and relationship building while working with them to determine the right mix of our product line to create a solution that will bring them a solid return on their investment.

Required qualifications include: previous sales experience, strong work ethic with the ability to make several calls each week to reach new customers and manage existing relations, ability to demonstrate how you organize your days in order to maximize selling opportunities with little supervision and desire to work for a company that recognizes your value and growth opportunities.

Our company culture is that of a true start up; we work hard, reward well, encourage new ideas and provide opportunities for growth.

Send us your resume to: Digital sales, P.O. Box 170, Houston, Mo. 65483. 2-15

 


CLASSIFIED SALES MANAGER: The Herald-Whig, a division of QMI, has an immediate opening for Classified Sales Manager to lead and direct the call center for the Herald-Whig print and online products. This position reports directly to the Advertising Director.

Are you: Professional, talented and driven to succeed; An experienced supervisor; A motivational team leader.

Do You Have? Experience in advertising sales; A solid understanding of multi-media products; A proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals; Creative thinking and problem solving skills.

Submit your cover letter, resume and reference to: Christina Wilson, Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Illinois 62301. Email: cbwilson@whig.com

The Herald-Whig offers an attractive base wage plus commission compensation plan. This is a full time position eligible for a comprehensive fringe benefits package offering. 2-14

 


RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER: Looking for our next Advertising Director. The Herald-Whig Newspaper in Quincy, Illinois is looking for a high energy, highly motivated individual to lead a team of six account executives. As the Retail Advertising Manager, you will be in the trenches, making sales calls with your team. You will be managing revenue goals and sales, and creating sales strategies in conjunction with the Advertising Director. You will be the project manager on most initiatives. If you are a leader and have a passion to motivate others, this may be the perfect position for you!

Key Responsibilities: Develop advertising plans to grow local business; Ability to deal effectively with people and organizations in diverse situations; Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service; Motivate a sales team in a results-driven business

Qualifications: At least five years sales experience preferred; Significant experience in marketing, developing and growing major accounts; Excellent communication skills; Detail-oriented with strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task; Acceptable driving record required

This position offers an opportunity to grow and advance your career within the Herald-Whig. The Retail Advertising Manager will stair step into the Advertising Director role in the future. The award-winning Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves.

Quincy is a community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa.

This full-time position includes an attractive benefits package. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, send resume by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 2-14 

 


BUSINESS REPORTER: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a reporter. Expertise in AP style is required; three to five years of reporting, ideally in business, is preferred. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, including health, life and 401(k). Send résumé and clips to Eric Olson, editor, eolson@sbj.net or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801. 2-8 

 


COPY EDITOR: Augusta’s leading media company is seeking Copy Editors to join our new Riverfront Design Center. The Augusta Chronicle has established a centralized design center located in Augusta, GA which is responsible for designing and editing the Augusta Chronicle, the Savannah Morning News, the Athens-Banner Herald, and the Florida Times Union.

 

Job Qualifications: Education: College degree. Experience: Headline writing, copy editing, and layout and design experience. Pagination experience required. Other: Knowledge of Associated Press stylebook and excellent knowledge of grammar. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop as well as knowledge of Drupal and social media.

 

Working Conditions: Work will be performed in a newsroom environment with tight deadlines. Night, weekend, and holiday hours required.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities: Edit national, international, and local stories for all platforms and sections. Write headlines for stories, optimizing digital headlines to meet SEO standards and maximize exposure. Edit photo captions. Develop print and online news packages assessing news value and visual appeal. Organize, edit, and post Web content for maximum audience in breaking news and online cycles. Ensure adherence to standards of accuracy, fairness, style and ethics. Facilitate timely flow of copy and meet deadlines. Design and layout news pages, feature pages, special sections, and community newspapers. Organize and load content for iPad and other digital platforms as needed.

 

This is not necessarily and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should apply to www.augustachronicle.careerplug.com

 


WANTED: Editor for children’s book, middle grade readers. Fictional story based in Missouri with educational sidebars. Send letter of interest, resume and rate to: L. Ferris, PO Box 3, Columbia, MO 65205 


MANAGING EDITOR: Do you want to join a dynamic daily news team? Do you want to be a part of community journalism at its best? Are you a creative leader?  Then you need to send your resume to: The Neosho Daily News c/o Managing Editor Search, 1006 W. Harmony, Neosho, MO 64850. This position offers flexibility in managing a staff of three staff writers in the beautiful SW Missouri town of Neosho, home of Crowder College. The Daily News publishes Tuesday thru Sunday. The Daily News is a Gatehouse Media publication and offers full benefits and a competitive salary. We are an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

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