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CURRENT JOBS

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

Providence Business News is the region’s most trusted source of business news. We reach an audience of high-level business leaders and decision makers through print and digital platforms and monthly events.
We are looking for an experienced, detail oriented print and digital production professional to join our team. We are looking specifically for someone with the ability to be multi-task oriented, dependable, self-sufficient, cope under pressure, maintain good judgement and have a collaborative attitude.

In this role you will:
Be responsible for the day to day operation of the production department, overseeing and contributing to workflow and prioritizing, guiding and training design staff as necessary. Also strive to incorporate better workflow systems to expedite and smooth out the production process.

Responsibilities include importing editorial content; page layout; pagination; outputting pages to printer; scheduling jobs with press; managing and meeting deadlines; acquiring quotes from outside vendors. Must be able to communicate and work collaboratively with the editorial and sales department.

Do you have the following essential criteria?

  • Minimum of 5 years of production, graphic design and website management experience
  • Understanding of print and digital publishing
  • Strong working knowledge of WordPress
  • Preflighting of ads through Pit Stop
  • Experience designing print and online marketing and advertising including animated gifs, landing pages and page layout
  • Image manipulation (sizing, cropping, optimizing and color correction)
  • Ad/pdf sizing, manipulation and color correction
  • Strong organizational / time management skills with experience managing multiple priorities

Must be proficient in the following:

  • MacOS X
  • Adobe InDesign, Photo Shop, Illustrator and Acrobat
  • Enfocus PitStop
  • WordPress or other CMS platform
  • Advert Serve or other Ad server platform
  • Active Campaign
  • Woo Commerce or other E-Commerce platform
  • Constant Contact
  • Magazine Manager or other CRM platforms
  • ISSUU
  • Other widgets and third party plug-ins
  • Other skills helpful but not required: HTML, CSS, Animation and Video, Java Script, Windows

We are committed to giving you: a professional, enjoyable and collaborative work environment, competitive salary, ongoing management support, employer subsidized medical, dental and vision coverage, paid vacation & holiday time, 401K plan, and partially subsidized parking.
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and income requirements to:

Roger Bergenheim, Publisher
Publisher@PBN.com
400 Westminster Street, Suite 600
Providence, RI 02903

 

Posted February 2017

POLICE REPORTER

The Sun of Lowell, Mass. is seeking a night owl police reporter with excellent Social Media skills. Standards are high: You’ll be replacing an award-winning journalist who has 14,000 Twitter followers. He’s moving to courts. This is a busy breaking news job in a push-the-digital-envelope newsroom. Great location, 30 miles from Boston, in a two-college city of inspiring diversity. Send resumé, three published crime-reporting samples, and any video coverage to Editor Jim Campanini at jcampanini@lowellsun.com.

 

Posted February 2017

REPORTER

Fosters Daily Democrat is seeking a talented, full-time reporter to cover the City of Rochester, N.H. and its neighboring communities. Responsibilities will include everything from general news assignments to government, business, feature, spot news and crime reporting. The successful candidate will have extensive newspaper experience. We’re looking for a reporter who loves the news business, works hard and can balance multiple assignments on deadline in a fast-paced news organization. Candidates should know AP style and be able to write clean, accurate copy. Rochester is a great city for news and offers many opportunities for rewarding journalism. Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and samples of your work to Mary Pat Rowland, Managing Editor, Fosters Daily Democrat, Dover, NH mprowland@seacoastonline.com. Seacoast Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

 

Posted February 2017

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Providence Business News is the region’s most trusted source of business news. We reach an audience of high-level business leaders and decision makers through print and digital platforms and monthly events.

We are looking for an experienced, result-driven, client-focused account executive to join our well established team of professionals. We are looking specifically for someone who wants to accelerate their career trajectory, who has a proven track record of exceeding sales goals with solid business-to-business sales and account management experience and who can build and maintain strategic partnerships.

In this role you will: 

  • Be responsible for an industry-segmented, exclusive list of established accounts
  • Manage existing relationships, acting as a partner with your clients to identify new opportunities with across all platforms and offer solutions
  • Generate new prospects and contract new clients within your business lines
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by facilitating all aspects of the customer’s account in cooperation with creative, operations, marketing and finance staff.
  • Attend and network at all PBN events as well as other events in the business community
  • Be part of a tenured staff, working as a team to achieve departmental goals

Do you have the following essential criteria? 

  • Minimum of 3 years B2B sales experience
  • Understanding of print and digital marketing concepts and event sponsorships
  • Strong organizational / time management skills with experience managing multiple priorities
  • Self-motivation and the initiative and drive to succeed
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build and deliver effective presentations
  • Ability to close new business and exceed sales targets
  • A valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation

 We are committed to giving you: a professional, enjoyable and collaborative work environment; residual, uncapped monthly commission; performance-based monthly bonuses; ongoing sales and management support; employer subsidized medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation & holiday time off, 401K plan, mileage and expense reimbursement, and partially subsidized parking.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and income requirements to:

Annemarie Brisson, Director of Sales and Marketing
Brisson@PBN.com
400 Westminster Street, Suite 600
Providence, RI 02903

Posted February 2017

POLICE/COURTS REPORTER

The Sentinel & Enterprise of North Central Massachusetts is looking to fill its police/courts reporter position, which also includes some town coverage. We’re looking for an enterprising and energetic reporter to work in a fast-paced, digital-first environment and break news. Great opportunity for reporter at a smaller daily or weekly to move up. Will also consider recent graduates who have had successful reporting internships. The person we’re looking for is an organized multitasker, with good eyes and ears for developing news and feature stories. While this is mainly a writing job, our reporters also shoot photos and videos. They also use social media — Twitter, Facebook, etc. — to report and build audience. Clear writing and a firm grasp of AP style are necessary. Send resume and your five best clips to Editor Charles St. Amand at cstamand@sentinelandenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted February 2017

SUMMER 2017 INTERNS

The Republican-American and Sunday Republican seek summer 2017 news interns. We’re the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2016 Sunday Newspaper of the Year for mid-sized papers and strive to punch above our weight. We seek journalists with the same ambition and determination. These paid internships run about 10 weeks.

Bring your desire to learn how to report accurate, engaging journalism on multiple news platforms. We treat our interns as staffers and help them climb as high as they are able: Past rep-am interns have carried front pages, produced double-truck special projects, scooped the full-time pros and built on-line, print and photo portfolios worthy of any first-year reporter. News or photo/video internships available; sorry, no sports or features, although rep-am staffers can and do write across sections.

Requirements: car, car insurance, mobile phone with a camera and/or a camera, a desire to learn and work hard, and you need to find a place to live.

Send a letter, at least three clips and photo and video samples to ra-hr@rep-am.com with News Intern 2017 in the subject line. Deadline to apply: March 1.

Posted February 2017

NIGHT EDITOR

NIGHT EDITOR for The Daily News of Newburyport. This person is the key driver on the nightside, Sunday through Thursday, editing copy, handling inside pages, proofing the front and keeping our web presence fresh and vital. The best person for this job will bring a track record of serious deadline editing and reporting; an appreciation of the essential nature of local news; and experience using social media to engage readers. The Daily News was 2015 NENPA Newspaper of the Year in its circulation class and is part of the award-winning North of Boston Media Group. If you’re serious about this great profession, send a short letter, resume and links to your best work to Richard K. Lodge at rlodge@newburyportnews.com.

Posted January 2017

REPORTERS

The Times Record, located in the college town of Brunswick in beautiful Midcoast Maine, is always on the lookout for talented, community-minded reporters to join our news team. We need someone who can hit deadlines and produce two stories a day, M-F. Must produce clean, concise copy and know how to take a good photograph. Professional experience preferable, as is familiarity with AP style and social media. The right candidate will quickly forge a trust between themselves and members of the community, and will demonstrate a passion for community journalism. Send a cover letter, resume and three clips to Managing Editor John Swinconeck at editor@timesrecord.com.

Posted January 2017

WEB EDITOR

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business weekly, is looking for an enterprising, energetic, entrepreneurial editor/writer attuned to the needs of today’s digital audience with command of the tools to drive greater audience engagement. We are doing well at the moment, but we want more. We want someone who can take the velocity of the digital news world and translate that into not just more page views (of course) but a deeper connection to our audience, expanding it from our core that has been driven by our print success over the years.

This position requires facile and exacting editing, as well as a bright and tight writing style, along with the ability to make snap and solid news judgments. Specific examples of how you have done just that will help you make your case. We also want to develop a set of outside contributors to draw our reader community deeper into our sphere of influence in a way that complements the journalism we practice every day. Send evidence of great journalism and Web mastery to Editor Mark S. Murphy at editor@pbn.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted January 2017

REPORTER

Are you a high-energy individual with boundless curiosity, strong writing skills and aspirations to join the exciting world of journalism? If so, The Eagle-Tribune would like to speak to you about becoming a beat reporter in the newsy area of the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Qualified candidates will have a journalism or closely related degree. Reporting and writing experience for a college publication is a must, as is knowledge of AP style, proficiency with social media, and basic photo and video skills. The job will be a mix of beat reporting and producing stories daily for our website and print, as well as enterprising and investigative reporting and magazine writing.

The Eagle-Tribune is two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning, three-edition daily newspaper with a flagship Sunday edition.  We have a vibrant newsroom with a balanced mix of experience and young reporters, as well as a staff of talented, seasoned editors.

Ideal candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, but we really want to know what you’re able to do in a modern newsroom. Three years’ experience writing for a daily publication required.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, reliable transportation and current auto insurance.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements, along with examples of materials demonstrating your skills and experience to hr@northofboston.com.

The Eagle-Tribune is part of the North of Boston Media Group, a subsidiary of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., a multi-media company based in North Andover, MA, with 8 newspaper publications which include four daily newspapers (The Eagle-Tribune, The Salem News, Daily News of Newburyport and Gloucester Daily Times), 15 magazines and award winning websites.  For more information on NOBMG, visit http://www.nobmg.com.

North of Boston Media Group offers a comprehensive benefits package; including health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, and 401(k).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted December 2016

PAGE DESIGNERS

 The North of Boston Media Group is looking for versatile, creative and deadline-oriented page designers to join our centralized design desk, which designs pages for our four daily newspapers, five weekly newspapers, seven magazines and a variety of special publications.

Ideal candidates would have experience designing broadsheet pages with Adobe InDesign, but other publication design experience will be considered. An ability to meet deadlines, communicate with editors, and work at a fast pace are all musts. Editorial and/or news experience a plus.  Full time, evening hours, plus some weekends.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@northofboston.com.

North of Boston Media Group, a subsidiary of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., is a multi-media company based in North Andover, MA, with 10 newspaper publications which include four daily newspapers (The Eagle-Tribune, The Salem News, Daily News of Newburyport and Gloucester Daily Times), magazines and award winning websites.  For more information on NOBMG, visit http://www.nobmg.com.

North of Boston Media Group offers a comprehensive benefits package; including health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, and 401(k).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted December 2016

MUTLI-MEDIA COPY EDITOR (MMCE)

Can you manage reporters on a breaking news story, edit copy on deadline, watch the AP wires, choose visually arresting Page 1 photos, write punchy headlines and post to our award-winning website — all without breaking a sweat?

We’ve got just the job for you.

The Standard-Times of New Bedford, Mass., New England’s Newspaper of the Year in 2016, is hiring a talented visual journalist to work collaboratively with editors, reporters and photographers in our newsroom and communicate instructions to our off-site graphic design center.

You’ll work on deadline, preparing news copy and visual media to help our designers create compelling packages and engaging pages for daily and Sunday editions. You’ll also meet with top editors every day to discuss story presentation, photo play, graphics and online options.

This is a high-profile, 3-11 p.m. position at a proud newspaper in a city of 90,000 people. New Bedford is a hotbed for news — from its commercial fishing industry to the issues that drive news coverage at most mid-sized cities — crime, drug addiction, education and local politics. The city is also a beautiful but inexpensive place to live — close to beaches, music, theater, art galleries and a national park.

Candidates should have at least two years of newspaper design experience, attention to detail and excellent writing skills. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop experience preferred.

To apply, email your resume and portfolio of design work to Beth Perdue, Editor-in-Chief, at bperdue@s-t.com.

Posted December 2016

REPORTER

The Standard-Times of New Bedford, Mass., New England’s Newspaper of the Year in 2016, is seeking an experienced reporter to join our award-winning team.

We’re looking for someone with an eye for news, ability to write authoritatively, and the tenacity to dig below the surface of events. Our reporters are typically given a topics beat and also field general assignment and breaking news stories. Beats are determined based on experience and interests.

This is a high-profile full-time position at a proud newspaper in a city of 90,000 people. New Bedford is a hotbed for news — from its commercial fishing industry to the issues that drive news coverage at most mid-sized cities — crime, drug addiction, education and local politics. The city is also a beautiful but inexpensive place to live — close to beaches, music, theater, art galleries and a national park.

Reporters work in multiple media, including print, video, social media, and online. Experience in all of these, as well as database and video-editing systems, is preferred. At least two years of newspaper or equivalent experience and a four-year college degree are required. Hours are flexible as needed to cover news events, and include evenings and weekends.

To apply, email your resume and four writing samples to Jack Spillane, Sunday & Investigative Editor, at jspillane@s-t.com.

Posted December 2016

FULL TIME REPORTER

The Valley Breeze, a family-owned newspaper company in Northern Rhode Island, is seeking a full-time reporter. We are 5 successful weeklies in need of a perceptive journalist who will combine local features with important stories from town hall. Photo experience helpful, along with an ability to use social media for story promotion. We will train the right person. Salary is $26,000 to begin (or more for an experienced journalist), with a raise after a successful 90 days. We offer paid health care, vacations, and a 401k plan. Please send a cover letter, with resume and writing samples, to Editor-in-Chief Marcia Green at mgreen@valleybreeze.com.

Posted December 2016

EDITOR

The Kenosha News, founded in 1894, is searching for an editor to lead its newsroom.

As editor, you will lead a staff of dedicated and experienced journalists in a vibrant and growing market serving this community with solid, hyper-local journalism.

This is a calling for an energetic and accomplished professional who can create and execute a multi-platform strategy for audience and content development for our daily newspaper, website and digital products. Your prior newsroom leadership experience is a door opener, but gusto for change and passion to succeed will keep it open.

The Kenosha community continues to expect top-notch journalism and excellent advertiser relationships. You will deliver on that expectation by participating in the execution of our new corporate strategic plan that emphasizes a culture of teamwork, collaboration, talent development and strong community connections.

Kenosha dips its toes in the bracing waters of Lake Michigan on the Wisconsin-Illinois border between Milwaukee and Chicago. There has been recent significant economic growth.

We are able to offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a choice of competitively priced health insurance plans, a 401k retirement plan, company-paid life insurance and an opportunity to work with a great group of people.

The Kenosha News division is operated by United Communications Corporation a family-owned multi-media company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis. UCC owns and operates five divisions including the Kenosha News; the Sun Chronicle, a daily newspaper in Attleboro, Mass.; KEYC-TV, a CBS and FOX affiliate in Mankato, Minn.; WWNY/WWNYF- TV, CBS, FOX and MeTV affiliates in Watertown, N.Y.; and a weekly newspaper in Lake Geneva, Wis.

Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to dursu@kenoshanews.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted November 2016

JOURNALIST

The Milton Times, an independently owned weekly newspaper, is seeking a community-minded reporter to join our news team.  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. The ability to work evenings is important. Occasional weekend work is also required.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three clips tour editor, David Johnson at  david@miltontimes.com This is an immediate opening.

Posted November 2016

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISTS

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local Media Solutions

Is Seeking Multimedia Journalists – based in Concord, Danvers, Framingham, Marshfield, Needham, Walpole Mass.

Responsibilities:  Produce at least 10 fully developed pieces of content per week, with an emphasis on filing two or more pieces of content per day relative to the website. (List of content will be provided on separate sheet), File at least two unique web updates per day. (Spot news, updates, developed stories, news briefs.), Work with deputy director to conceive and create layering components to the stories (video, maps, photo galleries), Tweet at least twice a day, seven days a week. Engage with readers on individual Twitter accounts, Engage with readers on Facebook and other platforms as directed, Produce Tout videos and photo galleries as directed, General assignment reporting as directed, Produce one ASF per week suitable for both digital and print, Produce a minimum of one in-depth/enterprise story per week/month as directed by Inner Circle requirement, Coordinates A1 story selection and placement with print production team when appropriate, Meet all daily and weekly deadlines, Master and use the CMS system, including filing stories, photo galleries and videos for use in print and online. We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurnace and 401(k). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to: wickedlocaljobs@wickedlocal.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted October 2016

NEWS DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

The Republican-American seeks a newsroom administrator. This assistant reports to the managing editor, coordinates overall newsroomoperations, bills, and budgets; serves as a liaison to personnel, advertising and circulation departments; manages the news clerks on Yes desk and serves on the front line of customer service questions for the news department. This assistant also manages public events and appearances by newsroom staff. This job requires confidentiality; a team player; excellent organization and the ability to change priorities or needs quickly in a fast-paced news environment; proficiency in Excel and budgeting; proficiency in managing an electronic payroll and vacation schedule; and secretarial support, including the ability to type 45 WPM. The successful candidate also will understand and appreciate the newspaper’s responsibilities in the community, including a key role in supporting the company’s non-profit charity, the Greater Waterbury Campership Fund. EOE. Benefits include 401K. Email cover letter, resume with Newsroom Administrator in the subject line to ra-hr@rep-am.com.

Posted October 2016

NEWS REPORTER

Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg/Leominster, Mass.

The Sentinel & Enterprise, serving North Central Mass., is looking to fill an open position for an enterprising and energetic reporter to work in a fast-paced, digital first environment. Great opportunity for reporter at weekly to move to a daily, or for a recent journalism grad who has completed a successful internship or has done freelance work. The successful candidate is an organized multitasker, with good eyes and ears for developing news and features on beat comprising three or four towns, while also helping to create digital content that will connect with our growing online audience. Our reporters also shoot photos and videos, and use social media — Twitter, Tout and Facebook — for reporting, news gathering and audience building. Clear writing and a firm grasp of AP style are necessary. Send resume, cover letter and your best clips to Editor Charles St. Amand at cstamand@sentinelandenterprise.com.

Posted September 2016

MANAGING EDITOR

The Daily News of Newburyport located in Newburyport, Massachusetts is looking for an energetic experienced managing editor to oversee all local news for the newspaper, across multiple platforms, including a growing website, mobile and social media with an eye to promoting readership and reader engagement through compelling, fresh local content.  Candidates must be highly organized and efficient, have superb writing and editing skills and have knowledge of newspaper design.  A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or other related field and 8-10 years’ experience in newspaper both as a reporter and editor required.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@northofboston.com.

The Daily News of Newburyport is part of the North of Boston Media Group, a subsidiary of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., a multi-media company based in North Andover, MA, with 8 newspaper publications which include four daily newspapers (The Eagle-Tribune, The Salem News, Daily News of Newburyport and Gloucester Daily Times), magazines and award winning websites.  For more information on NOBMG, visit http://www.nobmg.com.

North of Boston Media Group offers a comprehensive benefits package; including health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, and 401(k).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted September 2016

MULTIMEDIA SPORTS JOURNALIST

Based in Framingham, MA

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local is a multi-media news organization, providing comprehensive in-depth hyper-local news and information through our 160 wickedlocal.com websites, magazines and specialty products, and 100 plus well established and trusted weekly and daily newspapers throughout the Eastern Massachusetts market.

We are seeking a Multimedia Sports Journalist to join our sports editorial team. In this role we are all about digital first so you would be expected to work in multiple local communities in Massachusetts for our websites/publications. Job requirements are:

  • File at least one unique web updates per day per community, based on immediate news value and data. (scores, schedules, game coverage, features, briefs.)
  • Post to at least one newspaper/site’s Facebook page at least twice a day, seven days a week, with the goal of engaging readers with appropriate Facebook posts.
  • Tweet on own personal/professional Twitter account at least twice a day, seven days a week.
  • Arrange for live posting/social media engagement from major playoff/championship games.
  • Develop and publish original content each week.
  • Determine and submit content for weekly print editions.

Posted September 2016

MANAGING EDITOR

Republican-American and The Sunday Republican

The Republican-American seeks a reporter who wants to make an impact on our Litchfield County team. Digital, photo, social media, enterprising journalism and some newsroom experience a must. Print, web, TV or radio internships are helpful. Data experience a plus. Just want to fill space or cover meetings? Don’t bother. We’re reshaping our entire newsroom for an exciting future and need reporters who strive to be a must-read and must-follow daily. This job has been a career launcher and can be again. EOE. Email introduction, resume, clips with REPORTER 9-12 in the subject line to ra-hr@rep-am.com.

Posted September 2016