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 Kent Ford for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Kent Ford.
PART-TIME REPORTER: Are you someone who wants to make a difference? If you do, and you possess the skills to work in the Editorial department of a community newspaper, we would like to talk with you about a Part-Time position in BUFFALO, MO. Experience in newspaper reporting and photography preferred, and any Web experience and page design would be a plus. Quark, NewsEdit Pro and Photoshop experience preferred. We are a family of eight local newspapers surrounding Springfield. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE. Email resume and samples to: careers@MO.NeighborNews.com, Fax to 417-326-8701 or mail to: Reporter, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613. 3-6
MARKETING CONSULTANT: Publishing company seeks print and online sales talent at its Springfield, MO. area publications. Salary, bonuses and benefits to work where opportunities for growing your income are unlimited. Experience preferred but enthusiasm is required. We are currently looking for an outside Sales Rep in the SPRINGFIELD, MO area, who will assist local businesses with their print, digital, and direct mail needs. If you are an innovative, strategic sales professional that strives to be the best, then this position is for you. Primary responsibilities include prospecting and activating new business. Advertising Representatives will also handle a list of active accounts, and be responsible for growing marketing revenues from list. Candidates must have the ability to create marketing solutions for print, digital, and direct mail. Prior sales experience is a plus. The person we are looking for must possess the drive to be successful. An ideal candidate should excel at building professional relationships. This individual must also be able to thrive in a fast paced, fun and progressive work environment. Ability to meet deadlines and excellent organization skills are required. Send resume to: Marketing Consultant position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613, email to: careers@MO.NeighborNews.com or fax to: 417-326-8701. EOE. 3-6
MANAGING EDITOR SOUGHT: M.E. needed at AR Ozarks daily. Ours is retiring. We need vision, coaching, leadership to direct an experienced, talented news team develop content with great writing and photography in print and on-line. No page design required. If you enjoy helping others become better at what they do, and know how to challenge a staff in a community newspaper environment, we want to talk to you. The five day (T-S) Harrison Daily Times is located near the Missouri border in north central Arkansas. As part of Community Publishers Inc., the Times offers group insurance, 401k, and more. To apply, please e-mail your letter of introduction telling us why you are the person we are looking for, along with your resume to: Carol Lawson, Human Resources Coordinator at CarolL@Harrisondaily.com, or mail to her at Harrison Daily Times, P.O. Box 40, Harrison, AR 72602. EOE. 3-4
CIRCULATION MANAGER: A small daily in the ArkLaMiss region is now accepting circulation manager resumes. The successful candidate for the position will be a high-energy individual with a strong background in growth programs, sales and departmental operations as well as a background in application of circulation software. Interested candidates should send a resume, three references and two successful growth programs to email@example.com. Pay range is K - K with a K MBO. We offer competitive benefits including 401k, paid vacation and health insurance. 2-27
REPORTER: Immediate opening for reporter for established award-winning weekly newspaper in Vandalia, Mo. Attention to detail, positive attitude, and strong writing and photography skills a must. Candidate must be energetic, motivated, and willing to take on the challenge of all reporting duties at a small weekly. Excellent benefit package, 401(k), etc. Contact Ron Schott, General Manager/Editor, at The Vandalia Leader, P.O. Box 239, Vandalia, MO 63382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 2-27
INSIDE SALES: Join our staff in a great entry-level opportunity and start your future with the leading media company in Boone County. We are looking for an individual who enjoys selling a diverse range of advertising products in a team environment. We will provide the media training needed for the right person! Responsibilities include: Achieving monthly sales goals, assisting advertisers in reaching their goals, obtaining new business and developing prospects. This full time position (Mon-Fri 8-5, every 3rd Fri 8:30- 5:30) offers /hr plus incentives to proven performers. Benefit package includes 401(k), health insurance, vacation pay, sick pay, access to company gym. Please provide references. Email resume to email@example.com or send to Columbia Daily Tribune, Human Resources, P.O. Box 798, Columbia, MO 65205. EOE / Drug free Workplace. 2-21
REPORTER (BUSINESS): Award winning, locally owned, daily newspaper is seeking a full-time business writer. Responsibilities include reporting and writing business stories of local interest. Applicants must have solid deadline-oriented newswriting experience, good driving record, valid driver license, and proof of insurance. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, vacation pay, sick pay, employee gym and 401(k). Email resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Columbia Daily Tribune, HR, 101 N. Fourth St., Columbia, MO 65201. EOE/Drug free Workplace. 2-21
IMMEDIATE OPENING: Editor for The Versailles Leader-Statesman, Morgan County Press and Highway Five Beacon weekly newspapers in Central Missouri. Applicant should be community-minded, people-oriented, available to work nights and weekends. Duties include writing and editing news stories, a weekly editorial or personal column, taking photographs and videos, attending meetings, assigning stories and directing two or more general assignment reporters. Newspaper writing experience or journalism education helpful, but not required. 40 hours/week. Benefits include health, disability and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid vacation. Starting pay based on experience (minimum of 0/ week). Office located in Versailles, Mo. Send resume and writing samples to: Editor, Versailles Leader-Statesman, PO Box 348, Versailles, MO 65084. 2-17
MAIL ROOM LEADER: Supervise Inserter Operations staff overseeing the inserting of material into newspapers and other publications at our Camdenton, Mo., offices in the Lake of the Ozarks region. Responsibilities include ensuring safe, accurate, and effective inserting processes and the distribution and mailing of final product to surrounding regions. Manage 3rd class mail and all 6 postal permits and trust funds, learn circulation system and help with database maintenance as well as take care of customer service with subscribers. Knowledge of postal service regulations and permits, strong interpersonal skills. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours. Ability to lift 50 lbs. and push/pull 100 lbs. frequently. Apply in person: Lake Sun, 918 N Business Route 5, Camdenton MO 65020, or email resume for consideration: email@example.com. The Lake Sun is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 2-14
MANAGER/SALES REPRESENTATIVE wanted for Centralia Fireside Guard, an award-winning weekly newspaper located just a short drive from Columbia. Successful applicant will have strong management skills, sales experience in both print and digital, and be a motivated team leader capable of setting and meeting sales goals. Excellent benefit package includes health and dental insurance, 401(k), vacation, gas allowance, etc. Email resume to Walt Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2-11
DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR: The Jefferson City News Tribune has an opening for a Digital Marketing Coordinator. Be a part of Central Missouri's top media promotion team! Responsibilities of this position include being a consultant on the digital needs of local businesses and helping them to succeed and grow. If you are a self-starter with genuine concern for the customer, have a positive personality and an interest in digital aspects of marketing such as social media, SEO, SEM, etc. this may be the position for you. Excellent communication and organizational skills also required, plus the ability to work under deadlines and be a team player. Salary plus commission. Great opportunity for the right person! The perfect candidate will be a self-starter who works well under pressure, has understanding of digital sales sales, SEO, social media, etc. and genuine concern for the customer. Send your resume along with cover letter and salary requirements to: Jane Haslag, Advertising Director, News Tribune, 210 Monroe St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101, or email@example.com. 2-11
CLASSIFIED AD MANAGER: The Quincy Herald-Whig, a division of QNI, has an immediate opening for a professional, talented and driven individual for the Classified Advertising Manager. This position reports directly to the Advertising Director. Responsible for leadership and direction of the inside classified call center for the Quincy Herald-Whig and New Jersey Herald including print and online products. Requirements include a minimum of four years’ experience in advertising sales. An additional two years of supervisory or management experience is preferred. Candidate must possess a solid understanding of media sales. Proven track record of driving sales through innovative sales programs and effective sales incentives is essential. Demonstrated motivational and team building skills required. Solid critical thinking skills and problem solving ability required. Must possess ability to analyze data and must be skilled with numbers. Qualified candidates must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, and possess the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Bachelor’s degree in advertising or marketing is a plus. Huge Earning Potential. The Quincy Herald Whig offers an attractive base wage plus commission. Complete benefit package, which includes: health, life, LTD insurance, 401K and paid vacation. Submit your cover letter, resume and references to: Attention: Christina Wilson, Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Illinois 62301. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESSMAN: City: Poteau, OK. Newspaper: Poteau Daily News. Job Description: Get back to basics with an 8-unit News King press. Experienced only need apply. Print five-day daily, plus two shoppers, a TV directory, a weekly and an occasional print job and special sections. Enjoy small town living with easy access to city amenities in either Fort Smith or Muskogee. Job offers a salary, insurance, and 401K plan. Be a part of a publishing group with more than 40 newspapers with lots of room for career development. Contact: Robert Shearon, publisher, Poteau Daily News, email@example.com, 918-647- 3188. 2-5
MISSOURI SUNSHINE COALITION INTERN
January 20, 2014: The MISSOURI SUNSHINE COALITION, a Columbia-based nonprofit dedicated to openness and transparency in government, seeks an intern to help the board of directors achieve its priorities. Immediate goals include building membership and developing programming.
Skills: We seek an outgoing individual who can bring energy, excitement, and initiative to marketing the coalition. The ideal candidate will be organized and responsible enough to work well with minimal supervision. The preferred candidate will also have the social media skills necessary to improve the organization's online presence. Experience with WordPress would also be a plus.
Duties: With assistance from the board, the intern would:
• Follow up with organizations that might be potential partners with the coalition. The coalition board will provide the intern with a list of organizations and a query letter. The intern will collect contact information, send the letter, and follow it up with a phone call.
Deliverable: a spreadsheet listing all the organizations, contact information, results of the follow up contact, future action needed. • Help coordinate and plan two membership/public education events to be held in conjunction with partner organizations in the second half of 2014. One event would take place in Kansas City, the other in St. Louis.
Deliverable: Two fully planned events, including venue, programming, invitations, and other details.
• Organize the coalition's Twitter and Facebook accounts
Deliverable: Centralize user names/passwords and establish platform for simultaneous postings to each site. Make recommendations for site improvements and other potential social media avenues.
• Provide other support duties as requested by the board
Hours/wages: The coalition seeks a commitment of 40 hours per month at a rate of $ 10/hour for at least three (3) months. The intern will be free to set his/her own hours in meeting the monthly requirement.
Interested candidates should apply to Mike Sherry, president, Missouri Sunshine Coalition at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a four- or five-paragraph statement of interest and qualifications. Also attach a resume, if available. Feel free to contact Mike Sherry via e-mail with any questions.
Friday March 7th
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Thursday March 6th
Happy Thursday from MPA! Today in history: Walter Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America," retired from CBS Evening News in 1981. Link
Wednesday March 5th
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Thursday March 6th