Missouri Press Marketplace

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


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WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Weekly newspaper in Howard County. Locally owned since 1840. Loyal advertising and readership. Excellent staff. Debt free. Owner plans to re-locate. Email: jaddison@fayettenews.com (11/10/21)


HELP WANTED


PRINT SHOP: Job Opportunity for Life — Join the Printing Industry.

Maintenance and Mechanical skills a plus. Training Available, Growth Opportunities. FT Positions with benefits.

Call Tom McAndrews 573-754-6949 or email Cathi Utley at hacmgr@lcs.net. (5/4/2022)


EDITOR: The Bolivar Herald-Free Press is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as an Editor.

The Bolivar Herald-Free Press is an award winning, twice weekly, local newspaper located in Bolivar, MO.  This successful county seat newspaper has great circulation and is the news leader among residents.
Minimum requirements include experience in journalism, communication or a related area of study and/or experience as a journalist covering local news at a news publication.
Candidates must be willing to have a flexible schedule, pay close attention to detail, have the ability to meet deadlines,  the ability to work well in a team environment and in partnership with community members to produce content for both our online and print products.
We offer competitive pay and many opportunities to make a difference.  EOE.
 Please submit your resume and work examples to deannam@phillipsmedia.com. (4/26/2022)

REPORTER: The Sedalia Democrat is seeking a qualified candidate to join its newsroom. The Democrat is a 5,000 circulation, five-day, award-winning newspaper in Sedalia, Missouri. It is the only newspaper in Pettis County, serving as the primary news source for West Central Missouri.

It is looking to fill its vacant education/county government reporter position in the newsroom. This person would report to the editor.

Primary duties include covering K-12 education and a local community college, county government, and occasional features. This position also includes taking photos and producing content for special sections.

Minimum requirements include a college degree in journalism, communication or a related area of study and/or experience as a journalist covering local news at a news publication. Experience with Microsoft Office, Macintosh and Adobe Photoshop is helpful.

Candidates must be willing to have a flexible schedule, have basic photography skills, attention to detail, ability to meet a nightly deadline, work well in partnership with coworkers and community members, and be able to produce content for both our online and print products.

Send a resume and work samples to Editor Nicole Cooke at ncooke@sedaliademocrat.com.

Sedalia is best known as the home of the Missouri State Fair and the birthplace of ragtime music. With a population of 21,000, it is an hour from metropolitan cities Columbia and Kansas City.

Owned by Phillips Media Group, an equal opportunity employer, the Democrat offers salary and benefits in a comfortable working environment. (4/25/2022)


SALES REPRESENTATIVES: Want Some Money? Enjoy Working with People? Are you ready to turn your career upside down? Are you a self-starter with strong communication skills who loves talking to people? Turn that passion into an unlimited earning potential. We want individuals that enjoy the challenge of setting and making goals. You can start immediately, and we will train you for success. Come be a part of our stars. Let us turn you into a pro!
This is a full-time position with complete benefits package available.

Responsibilities Include:
Prospecting and closing new business
Meeting or exceeding established goals
Motivated and well organized
Excellent customer service
Basic computer skills

Education:
High School Diploma

Experience:
1 year sales experience preferred but will train

Please send your resume to mshort@lincolncountyjournal.com or call 636-528-9550 for details. (4/25/2022)


EDITOR: Seeking an experienced managing editor to lead our award winning twice weekly newspaper in Lebanon, MO.  Responsibilities would include directing news content, reporting, editorial writing, feature writing, photography, page design, mentoring staff and stringers and editing both our print and digital products.  If you have a passion for community journalism, a strong work ethic and want to lead a staff that has earned General Excellence 3 years in a row,  please send your resume to Beth Chism, Publisher, Laclede County Record, 100 East Commercial, Lebanon, Mo.  65536, or email Beth at beth@ozarkmedia.com. (4/19/2022)


EDITOR: Editor wanted for twice-weekly county seat newspaper in Trenton, Missouri.  Are you ready to pilot your own newsroom, serve your community and flex your editorial chops?  Honeycutt Media has that opportunity for you. Send us a resume and cover letter explaining your passion for community, journalism and your ability to work with little oversight as we build on this award winning tradition in beautiful North Central Missouri.  Home of NCMS University, this community is rich in news and opportunity for the right candidate.

Email interest to honeycuttmediallc@gmail.com or mail to Honeycutt Media Attn: Editor Position, 122 E. 8th Street, Trenton, MO 64683 (3/28/2022)

SPORTS EDITOR: Reporter wanted for twice-weekly county seat newspaper in Trenton, Missouri.  Do you love to tell a story, make celebrities out of area youth and keep local government accountable to their constituents?  Honeycutt Media has that opportunity for you. Send us a resume and cover letter explaining your passion for community, journalism and your ability to work in a tight knit community as we build on this award winning tradition in beautiful North Central Missouri.  Home of NCMS University, this community is rich in news and opportunity for the right candidate.

Email interest to honeycuttmediallc@gmail.com or mail to Honeycutt Media Attn: reporter Position, 122 E. 8th Street, Trenton, MO 64683 (3/28/2022)

MULTI-MEDIA STAFF: Help us grow! The Daily American Republic is a 154-year-old, hometown newspaper in the heart of historic downtown Poplar Bluff.

Our downtown is experiencing a rejuvenation, much like the DAR as we embrace our rich history in print while looking toward the future of our digital content. The town is thriving and growing, with new retail, factories and an interstate designation, making the quality content we provide even more important.

Our veteran staff is looking to expand from our traditional print products to a growing digital market.

We aren’t looking to replace an employee who has left but to build a position that embraces the talents and interests of the successful candidate.

The ideal candidate values the importance of all types of news and enjoys being part of a community.

The Daily American Republic publishes print editions Tuesday through Saturday, with a daily digital presence, and serves a seven-county area.

We’re located within an easy two-hour or less drive of major cities, including St. Louis and Memphis, and our region offers a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Our newsroom includes 8-9 regular employees, along with a staff of freelancers. We use InCopy, InDesign and Photoshop, and work with Apple products. The successful candidate will also do some pagination and photography.

This position is full-time with benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance, 401K and free life insurance. Salary would be 36,000-40,000 based on experience. To apply for the position, email a cover letter and resume, along with examples of your work, to publisher Chris Pruett at cpruett.dar@gmail.com and editor Donna Farley at dfarley.dar@gmail.com .

Be part of transformation and tradition when you join our award-winning staff. (3/28/2022)


MULTIMEDIA SALES EXECUTIVE: Missouri Lawyers Media has an opening for an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented Multimedia Sales Executive. This position is a critical role responsible for building and marketing omnichannel marketing solutions to businesses, law firms, contractors, and related segments.

What skills does the job require? 

  • Minimum of 2 years in a digital sales role
  • Successful outside sales experience
  • Solid digital knowledge, including SEM, SEO, websites, etc. and consultative sales acumen
  • Proven track record in developing new business and achieving individual sales goals

What will you be Responsible for? 

  • Focus on selling special publications and event sponsorships but will also have the skills to sell any product through our company.
  • Must be able to meet and exceed sales goals by maintaining and growing a book of business.
  • Work to build client relationships and work on the expansion and advancement of opportunities to improve customer and territory revenues through the introduction of new/ improved digital products or sales tactics.
  • Developing, presenting, and closing sales for new and existing customers.
  • Marketing solutions to 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.

What are the “Nice-to-Haves”?

  • Advertising or marketing industry experience 

What does Missouri Lawyers Media offer?

  • Paid training coupled with a generous compensation plan. When you win, we win!
  • A competitive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, life, short- and long-term disability coverages
  • 401K with a company match
  • Growth opportunities to build your career

Who is Missouri Lawyers Media?
Missouri Lawyers Media covers legal news, court opinions, verdicts and settlements, foreclosures, and public notices in Missouri. Missouri Lawyers Media is a subsidiary of BridgeTower Media.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace. (3/22/2022)


REPORTER: Live where everyone comes to play during the summer. The Lake Sun newspaper is seeking a reporter/photographer. The twice weekly newspaper is growing. In the last 6 months it has more than doubled paid print subscriptions. The Lake Sun family also has 3 magazines that your work could be used in. If you are interested in joining our family please email tvernon@vernonpublishing.com. (3/16/2022)


DIGITAL JOURNALIST: The Southeast Missourian seeks a digital journalist interested in creating engaging content for the newspaper’s online audience, working in a collaborative team environment where innovation is encouraged and celebrated. This candidate will be working for a family-owned media company in Cape Girardeau’s vibrant downtown that combines big-city attractions, a state university and small-town charm.

The successful candidate must be able to craft stories on the fly for a 24-hour online news cycle + three-day print product and will be responsible for basic photography while working with staff photographers on more nuanced art. This individual will have a good grasp of what makes a compelling story, understanding key elements to good online storytelling. Story ideation is important as is the ability to write compelling content on a variety of news topics. Additional preference is given to those with a background in SEO, online headline writing and social media content writing.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to create on-deadline textual and visual content
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • A commitment to listening to and engaging audiences
  • A desire to have fun and enjoy life with colleagues while working in a noble profession vital to our community

The Southeast Missourian has grown digital subscriptions 350% since March 2018.

The talented team includes a mix of veteran and young reporters and an aggressive news, photo and sports staff. The staff has won an award for best investigative reporting in the state of Missouri multiple times, and day to day puts out meaningful and useful content to readers.

The Southeast Missourian was one of 10 newspapers in North America selected by Google, Local Media Association, and FTI Consulting for an accelerated project on digital subscriptions. It has previously been involved with Google on three other cutting-edge projects, as well as being a technology testing ground for the Associated Press. It was one of 30 news organizations — out of 300 applicants across North America — selected in 2021 to participate in a program with the Facebook Journalism Project.

The Southeast Missourian covers a metro area anchored by Cape Girardeau, which is a thriving community with four hospitals, a university, and a bustling downtown district on the riverfront of the Mississippi. In addition to its news products, Rust Communications operates a marketing agency, events division, and magazine operation in Cape Girardeau.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter describing why they would be a fit for the position. Applications should be submitted to assistant publisher Lucas Presson at lpresson@semissourian.com. (1/10/2022)


PHOTOGRAPHER/WRITER: The Southeast Missourian seeks photographer/writer interested in creating engaging content for the newspaper’s online audience, working in a collaborative team environment where innovation is encouraged and celebrated. This candidate will be working for a family-owned media company in Cape Girardeau’s vibrant downtown that combines big city attractions, a state university and small town charm.

The successful candidate must be able to write interesting stories and take compelling photographs for a 24-hour online news cycle + three-day print product. This individual will have a good grasp of key elements to good online storytelling. Story ideation is important as is the ability to write compelling content on a variety of news topics.

The Southeast Missourian has grown digital subscriptions 350% since March 2018.

The talented team includes a mix of veteran and young reporters and an aggressive news, photo and sports staff. The staff has won an award for best investigative reporting in the state of Missouri multiple times, and day to day puts out meaningful and useful content to readers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to create on-deadline textual and visual content
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • A commitment to listening to and engaging audiences
  • A desire to have fun and enjoy life with colleagues while working in a noble profession that is vital to our community

The Southeast Missourian was one of 10 newspapers in North America selected by Google, Local Media Association, and FTI Consulting for an accelerated project on digital subscriptions. It has previously been involved with Google on three other cutting edge projects, as well as being a technology testing ground for the Associated Press. It was one of 30 news organizations — out of 300 applicants across North America — selected in 2021 to participate in a program with the Facebook Journalism Project.

The Southeast Missourian covers a metro area anchored by Cape Girardeau, which is a thriving community with four hospitals, a university, and a bustling downtown district on the riverfront of the Mississippi. In addition to its news products, Rust Communications operates a marketing agency, events division, and magazine operation in Cape Girardeau.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter describing why they would be a fit for the position. Applications should be submitted to assistant publisher Lucas Presson at lpresson@semissourian.com. (1/10/2022)


FEATURE EDITOR/WRITER: The Washington Missourian, an award-winning, twice-a-week newspaper, is looking for a feature writer/editor. The Missourian’s bedrock is highly local journalism that covers and reflects our community of towns along the Missouri River west of St. Louis, a region that’s both preserving its history and growing at the same time.

The successful applicant will have a journalism degree and experience sourcing and writing longform narratives, with impactful designs. Primary responsibilities include conceiving, reporting and writing and evaluating feature stories; assigning, tracking and editing stories and special sections; recruiting freelance writers; brainstorming original ideas and fine-tuning other ideas for publication; and working closely with the newspaper’s design, production and editing teams. The job demands curiosity, excellent writing and editing skills and the ability to work collaboratively and collegially with a team of editors, writers and designers who last year won the Missouri Press Association’s Gold Cup for outstanding journalism.

Interested? Send your resume and links to clips to Publisher Patricia Miller at tmiller@emissourian.com. (12/30/21)


MANAGING EDITOR: Richmond News Inc., producer of The Richmond News and The Excelsior Springs Standard, is seeking an experienced editor/reporter to lead its newsroom. Responsibilities include organizing and directing news content, beat reporting, editing and mentoring staff and news correspondents in the Excelsior Springs and Richmond, MO communities. Both newspapers are weekly print editions with regular online content.

Applicants should have a passion for local community news, strong journalism and work ethics, and possess solid organizational skills. Candidates should have some journalism, writing, and photography experience. Layout skills with Adobe products are a plus. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Send resume, writing and photography samples to: Brian Rice, Publisher: Brian@leaderpress.com or mail PO Box 128, Richmond, MO 64085. (10/18/21)

 

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