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CURRENT JOBS

Layout and copy editors

Up-and-coming layout and copy editors: We’ve got an opportunity for you to learn how to push your design, editing and production to the next level at the Republican-American and The Sunday Republican in Waterbury, Conn. This full-time position requires some daily newsroom experience and demands InDesign or Quark skills, attention to detail, a love of news, nerves of steel on deadline and a commitment to both accuracy and good content. Opportunity to learn from our experienced designers and copy editors, with long-term potential for advancement. EOE. Send resume, samples to ra-hr@rep-am.com with LAYOUT AND COPY EDITOR in the subject line.

Posted May 2018

General Assignment Reporter

The Enterprise has an opening for a general assignment reporter. If you have an interest
in journalism and want to take an active role in the community by reporting local news
and events, we want to hear from you. Experience is not necessary but is a plus and, of
course, curiosity and an ability to write well and under pressure are necessary.
Please send your resume and letter of interest to Bill Hough at bhough@capenews.net.

Posted April 2018

Staff Writer

Providence Business News, Southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for an enterprising, energetic reporter to help cover one of the nation’s most diverse business communities. From finance to manufacturing to health care to politics to tourism to technology, Providence and the surrounding region provide an endless variety of stories.

PBN breaks news, but we also give the business community a smart take on what is happening. We inform our readers through multiple channels, from a weekly print edition, digital reporting, regular community-based panel discussions and other emerging technologies.

We would prefer a business reporting background, but it is more important to demonstrate an interest in learning and a talent for clear communication.

PBN is locally owned, meaning we care about this community; it is where we live.

Send resume and writing samples to:

Mark S. Murphy, editor, editor@pbn.com. No phone calls.

Posted April 2018

Advertising Representative

The Addison Independent is seeking to hire a top-notch advertising representative with sales experience to sell new and service established accounts in Addison, Rutland, and Chittenden counties in central Vermont.

The Addison Independent is an award-winning, twice-weekly community newspaper based in Middlebury, Vt, a college town with a Nordic and alpine ski area 15 miles away. Excellent hiking, fishing, swimming, road and mountain biking right out your door.

Individual must be excited to represent existing print and digital marketing plans as well as budding new digital platforms. Challenging, fast-paced work both within the office and on the road. Must have professional appearance, attention to detail and a creative attitude.

This position offers ample opportunity to excel. Competitive compensation with health care package, 401K benefits and flexible work schedule. Excellent opportunity for learning or honing sales/business skills.

To apply, send résumé and cover letter to: Angelo@addisonindependent.com.

Posted April 2018

Multimedia Reporter (Berlin-Plainville)
Record-Journal

Full-time (40 hours/week, benefits eligible)

Job description:
Digital first, multimedia reporter covering all aspects of the community in words, photos and video.

Duties:

  • Produce accurate, compelling written and visual content on deadline with a digital first approach.
  • Shoot and edit video.
  • Take photos.
  • Community engagement/audience building through Facebook, Twitter and other social media.
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of digital news media and reporting normally acquired through the completion of a degree and 2-3 years of experience.
  • Excellent reporting/writing skills, ability to report accurately and quickly.
  • Video editing/photography skills
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat) for professional use
  • Flexible schedule. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Reliable transportation

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Mike Savino, Local and State News Editor, at msavino@record-journal.com by Thursday, April 12.

Posted April 2018

Digital Content Producer – Sports

The Record-Journal is looking to hire a full-time (40 hours/week), benefits eligible Digital Content Producer to focus on sports reporting.

Job description:
Generate engaging, digital content for RJ Media Group websites. Candidates must have a journalism background and a passion for covering local/high school sports. Position involves writing for the web as well as taking photos and shooting/editing video on deadline. The ideal candidate is an expert at driving digital traffic and promoting user engagement through social media.

Duties:
* Post several digital content items to the web and social media per day.
* Write for the web, employ alternate story forms as applicable.
* Shoot and edit video , including game highlights and web video shows.
* Shoot photos. Regularly compile galleries of staff and wire art.
* Manage personal social media accounts and house accounts as needed.
* Community engagement/audience-building through Facebook and other social media.
* Keep current on developments relevant to beat/industry.

Qualifications:
* A degree in journalism or related field, preferably with instruction in digital content production.
* 1-3 years experience minimum creating digital content for a news organization.
* Excellent knowledge of social media platforms.
* Video editing/photography experience.
* Excellent reporting/writing skills, ability to report accurately and quickly.
* Experience using content management system for digital publishing.
* Flexible schedule, ability to work nights, weekends as needed.
* A driver’s license and reliable transportation.
* Knowledge of high school sports.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to Richie Rathsack (rrathsack@record-journal.com), Digital Content Manager, by Friday, March 30.

Posted March 2018

Journalist

The Milton Times, an independently owned weekly newspaper, is seeking a community-minded reporter to join our news team.  This is an immediate opening. The focus for this position is town government news. Experience preferred, but we are willing to help train a person beginning in the field.

Candidates should be self-starters, comfortable working on deadline, and be interested in covering local government and the schools.

We have a supportive work environment, and while the pay may not be great, the chance for advancement exists. Accuracy is essential. This is an evening position that involves an occasional weekend assignment. A valid driver’s license and transportation is necessary.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to pat@miltontimes.com.

Posted March 2018

Audience development director

The Enterprise, a Cape–based media company that publishes four weekly newspapers and a home and garden magazine with associated web sites and digital marketing division, is looking to hire an audience development director.

The audience development director is a new position that reflects the company’s commitment to growth, both of existing and new products.

The director will be responsible for increasing the audience for print products, magazines, web sites and e-newsletters. He or she will be a strategic leader, working directly with the publisher, sales director, editors and designers.

If growth is the primary objective, experimentation and optimization are the way there.

Roles:

Understands current and potential audiences. Plans, develops and implements innovative marketing campaigns to reach growth goals as well as maintain brand loyalty. Analyzes and interprets data to monitor effectiveness of campaigns.

Identifies growth opportunities and revenue generation opportunities from existing products and from new products and platforms.

Develops and monitors the circulation operating budget with emphasis on total audience reach and engagement.

Oversees a staff responsible for clerical tasks, distribution of products, and record keeping.

Skill sets:

* Technically savvy with a working knowledge of data gathering, analysis, web optimization, and social media.
* Entrepreneurial
* Stays ahead of trends
* Strong writing and communications skills

Send letter of interest and resume to Bill Hough, publisher, at bhough@capenews.net

Posted March 2018

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local

Has Multimedia Journalist Positions available in Various Mass. Locations

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local is looking for dedicated and creative multimedia journalists who are eager to connect with the communities they cover through stories that are relevant, inspiring and hold those in power accountable. We are proud of our innovative environment and put a premium on journalists who are not shy about sharing their ideas and are willing to tell stories on all platforms and in new ways.

Journalism with impact is our mantra and our reason for being. In this job you will work with an editor to produce among other content, at least one enterprise package a week, which will include video, graphics, social media and other digital layers.

At GateHouse Media we work hard to get beyond government meetings to gain a deeper understanding of the issues that are relevant to the lives of the people we cover. We use analytics to understand what interests our readers and go after those stories. With this guidance, multimedia journalists are expected to produce daily content that can take the form of articles, video, photos, web updates or other forms. While we publish newspapers and magazines, we focus on our websites —  especially our mobile websites —  posting content throughout the day.

Our goal is to cultivate an environment of diversity to ensure our coverage reflects the communities we cover. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of social media, and a strong presence on one or two social media platforms. High ethical standards, integrity and accuracy are required. Computer skills are a must including Microsoft Office, Google products and YouTube. Knowledge of Saxotech or experience with a content management system is desirable. A four-year college degree or commensurate experience preferred.

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local offers employees the opportunity to grow as journalists. We operate 100 plus well-established and trusted weekly and daily newspapers and 160 hyperlocal wickedlocal.com websites throughout the Eastern Massachusetts.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and 2 clippings via e-mail to: wickedlocaljobs@wickedlocal.com

We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted March 2018

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