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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 or Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to or scroll down to fill out an online form.



COUNTY SEAT WEEKLY FOR SALE: Missouri — County seat weekly, strong cash flow and profit, 2,500 paid circulation; great location near metro area, limited competition. Contact Dennis DeRossett at (217) 725-5900. 10-14

WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Newspaper for Sale in Fast-growing Platte County. Lively, growing town on Missouri River, but owners of this prize winning community newspaper are ready to retire. Paid circulation, active web site , two face book accounts, subscription list, a paid e-edition list plus computer equipment, printers and copiers, desks and chairs, file cabinets, archives and lots more. Great opportunity for someone who wants an active, fulfilling and involved small town lifestyle. Rent or buy building, or move to your preferred location. For more information email or call 816-640-2251. 8-26

COUNTY-SEAT WEEKLY: County-seat weekly newspaper in Missouri for sale. During our 34-year tenure we’ve worked hard to engage with our community and readers, developed a strong, award-winning editorial and advertising product and moved the profitable newspaper into a strong digital platform, too. If you are interesting in owning your own publication or expanding your holdings, this is a great opportunity with the ownership committed to a smooth transition. The setting holds many benefits: A profitable business that has invested in its quarters, equipment and employees, great quality of life, a good place to raise a family and recreational opportunities. To make inquiries, write or Missouri Press Association, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201. 8-5

NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Small town weekly for sale in northwest Missouri, good subscription list (about 1,500); extremely popular with town businesses and citizens, needs equipment update. Print elsewhere. The Lawson Review, Asking $40,000. Call 816-296-3412. 6-10


SPORTS EDITOR: Weekly paper in east-central Missouri seeks sports editor to cover multiple high schools in the county. This is a great opportunity to work for a small, family-owned company where community journalism still matters. InDesign and Photoshop experience preferred. Full-time position with benefits package (health, dental, vision). Send resume and samples to Matthew Barba at 11-4

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: Phillips Media Group (Harrison Daily Times) is looking for a highly motivated, creative Multimedia Sales Manager to lead of our print and online advertising sales team. This is a challenging opportunity for an individual who possesses an understanding of marketing and advertising with a proven ability to develop effective and creative sales programs for small and medium-sized businesses. Located in the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks, we also produce niche publications and a tourism magazine.

This position requires the ability to develop specific market solutions based on client formal needs analysis; have an understanding of accounts business and industry to develop effective advertising programs; good communication skills; multi-tasking skills with strong focus on detail, managing budgets and contracts; the ability to deliver multi-media solutions under pressure of tight deadlines. The ideal candidate should possess a high level of business sales acumen, marketing experience, digital understanding and creative flair.

Our group is comprised of three daily newspapers, six weeklies plus shopper and affiliates. We enjoy a high quality of life and a low cost of living. As a team leader, your voice will be heard and your opinion matters. We offer an excellent pay plan and benefits programs including mileage reimbursement and other expenses, medical, dental and vision plans, paid personal time, life insurance and a 401k program. The typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Earning potential (salary plus commission) is in the high 40s or greater with success. To apply for and learn more about this position, send resume with cover letter to Phillips Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 10-22

GRAPHIC ARTIST: The St. Louis American, the largest weekly newspaper in the entire state of Missouri, continues to grow. We are looking for a full time, creative Graphic Artist to join our award-winning design team.

In addition to assisting in the design of The St. Louis American newspaper, you will be working directly with the advertising sales team, and design: print ads, online ads, flyers, posters, brochures, invitations, annual reports, tickets, signage, etc.

• Must be fluent in InDesign and Photoshop
• You will work strictly on a Mac
• Must be detail oriented
• Typing skills of at least 40wpm

Full time. (Includes benefits package).

For information, contact: Kevin Jones, Chief Operating Officer, 10-10

PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Missouri Press Service, a non-profit organization since 1867, is looking for an Administrative Assistant.

Job duties include:
File and organize orders, invoices, etc.
Pull and organize newspaper tearsheets, and help gather ad confirmations and signed insertion orders.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Flexible hours, according to your availability. 10 to 25 hours per week. Quiet office atmosphere.

Please contact: Ted Lawrence, Advertising Director for Missouri Press Service, at 417-300-0992 or 10-9

NEWS REPORTER: The Linn County Leader in Brookfield, Missouri has an immediate opening for a news reporter.

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates who want to do it all, from covering community news, to reporting on government, to writing about court cases and everything between. You’ll be working in communities hungry for news and who love their newspaper.

Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays.

Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at No phone calls, please. 10-3

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: We have a rare opportunity to join the team of the Centralia Fireside Guard. We are seeking a graphic designer to help bring some pop to our pages!

Successful candidate must have an eye for design, work well independently, stay on deadline and possess knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Applicant should submit work samples and resume to James Smith at or pick up an application from our office during regular business hours. 10-2

DIGITAL ADVERTISING SPECIALIST: Would you like to work in a forward-thinking organization that offers its employees an opportunity to master digital advertising within a fun, creative, and problem-solving focused culture? If so, this might be just the opportunity for you! This position will be based out of Branson MO.
Think Tank Media, is a digital advertising agency utilizing multiple platforms and programs, including programmatic advertising, targeted display advertising, OTT and CTV advertising along with many others to support campaigns for clients in various local businesses. We’re known for delivering a positive ROI.
• While we have specialists working in several states this will be our first venture of this magnitude in MO so we are seeking a go getter, who understands the importance of volume and persistence when it comes to making presentations.
• We are committed to, and believe in hiring adaptable, driven, problem solvers and thinkers.
We are looking for a digital advertising specialist who fits our culture and understands the importance of determining the need of the potential client and one who will work diligently to find and present a solution to fill that need. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and an outstanding communicator. Someone who thrives on creativity and innovation. This is an entry-level position with opportunities for growth. This position will have a base salary along with Bonus and commission incentives, based on performance.
• 1 to 2 years of sales experience.
• Some familiarity with digital advertising.
• Willingness to challenge others and be challenged.
• Open to learning additional advertising platforms.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients.
• Capable of working on a team and independently.
• Manage an established digital sales account list.
• Visit new clients and grow this list on a daily basis.
• Work alongside other sales reps to help to grow the digital advertising base.
• Closing the sale.
• Design creative and write compelling ad copy.
• Implement and manage campaigns.
• Manage advertising spends and controls advertiser expectations.
• Always meets internal and client-facing deadlines.
• Be a part of a team that encourages creativity, innovation, and personal / professional growth.
Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to: 9-6

SPORTS REPORTER: The Versailles Leader-Statesman and Morgan County Press are looking for a sports reporter.

• Applicant should be community-minded, people-oriented, self-motivated, have good interpersonal communication skills and be available to work nights and weekends.
• Duties will include writing sports stories for Versailles and Stover newspapers, taking game photos, attending athletic events, posting scores online and some general assignment work. Must have interest in sports and understand basic sports concepts. Newspaper writing experience helpful but not required.
• 40 hours/week. Paid vacation, holidays and personal leave. Starting pay based on experience (minimum of $350/week). Office located in Versailles.

Send Resumé and Writing Samples/Photos to: Sports Reporter, Versailles Leader-Statesman, PO Box 348, Versailles, MO 65084
or email: 8-30



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