Media Jobs In New England

Looking for that next step in your career? Searching for that dream job?

The New England Newspaper and Press Association job bank is a great resource for finding newspaper and journalism jobs throughout New England. Job listings are updated regularly and often include open positions for journalists, editors, publishers, photojournalists, newspaper ad sales, and more. Check out some of the latest listings below.

 

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NENPA member newspapers may post journalism and newspaper job openings for FREE. Non-NENPA members may post a job openings for $400 per listing. To submit a job posting email info@nenpa.com. For more information call 781-281-2053.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Ads Sales/Client Services Staff – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

The Times has an immediate opening in its ad sales/marketing department. The job specifications might develop to match an applicant’s strengths and experience, but will definitely include sales, and is a full-time, year-round position.

The ideal candidate will have sales experience or ad agency background, an outgoing personality, an interest in media and newspapers (or, better yet — experience at a publication), experience with social media, great communications and organization skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Times publishes a weekly print newspaper that has won the New England Press Association’s “Weekly Newspaper of the Year” for two years running. The MVTimes Corporation publishes many other award-winning publications and websites, including mvtimes.com, vineyardvisitor.com, the annual Martha’s Vineyard Arts & Ideas Magazine (mvartsandideas.com), Edible Vineyard (mvtimes.com/edible-vineyard) and our daily emailed newsletter, The MInute (sign up here: mvtimes.com/newsletter).

The Times office, located on the waterfront in Vineyard Haven, is a friendly, open space, full of hard-working, collaborative team players. Though having staff live on Martha’s Vineyard is preferred, we will consider those who might commute.

Please apply with a resume jamie@mvtimes.com


August 2019

Executive Editor – The Keene Sentinel

The Keene Sentinel – an independent, family-owned news organization serving southwestern New Hampshire – seeks an executive editor to head its newsroom and join its management leadership team. The Sentinel publishes news throughout the week on its various digital platforms as well as in its six-day print newspaper (weekday afternoons and Saturday morning weekend edition), and the ideal candidate must have a track record of journalistic excellence and be excited by the opportunities and challenges in today’s community journalism environment.

This person will also be highly collaborative with staff and other departments and have an ability to develop long-term newsroom objectives as well as address day-to-day news needs and challenges. The role will also require the executive editor to be out in the community as the public face of The Sentinel’s news operation, including occasional public speaking, and to be comfortable dealing with public officials, including presidential primary candidates, as well as interacting effectively with readers and other members of the public.

The preferred candidate will have experience in news management and editing, demonstrated leadership ability, strong organizational and communication skills and an ability to be flexible and work under pressure. The person must also be comfortable with content management systems and other newsroom software, and familiarity with BLOX and InDesign is a plus.

The executive editor is a full-time, salaried position and reports directly to the publisher.

The Sentinel is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and an excellent working environment.
Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: hr@keenesentinel.com. No phone calls please.

August 2019

Breaking News Editor- Connecticut

The Day, an award-winning, forward-thinking daily in eastern Connecticut, is looking for an editor/reporter who will help us continue our transformation to digital. This person will start the day by 6 a.m., covering and posting breaking news, both stories and videos. This person will also cover the cops beat and develop long-range stories off that beat. This editor will also help us maintain our social media presence and be a leader on our online team.

Three years of reporting experience required. Must be a self-starter who can also work as part of a team. Must demonstrate solid news judgment. Must be comfortable with working with CMS.

Send resume and examples of work to: HumanResources@theday.com.

August 2019

Chief Financial Officer

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Chief Financial Officer at The Day. The CFO is responsible for directing The Day’s financial functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and in accordance with financial management practices appropriate within the newspaper industry. Additionally, we are looking for a strategic, forward looking, dynamic
professional to help lead the company in a rapidly changing industry.

Essential Functions
1. Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance, including Accounting, Credit, Billing and Financial Reporting.
2. Direct, develop and forecast the company’s annual operating budget, as well as long term planning.
3. Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances, new product offerings, and new revenue sources.
4. Responsible for the production and monitoring of key performance indicators to be used in decision making
5. Provide timely and accurate analysis of budget performance, key financial metrics and financial trends in order to assist the CEO/President, the Board and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
6. Continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting department budgets.
7. Responsible for monitoring cash flow and ensuring minimum cash thresholds to meet operating needs.
8. Serves as primary finance liaison with external auditors and actuaries.
9. Serve as treasurer of the Board of Trustees.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position is responsible for the management of the managers & employees in the Finance and Accounting department.
Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred.
2. 10 to 15 years of related experience and a proven track record of advancement.
3. Newspaper/media experience a plus.
4. Experience with Microsoft Great Plains, Miles33 and Crystal Reports preferred.
5. Excel power user required.

The Day, serving New London County since 1881, has evolved into a modern media company. Aside from The Day, an award-winning Newspaper of the Year in New England, we publish weekly newspapers reaching every home from New Haven to Westerly; four tourism magazines; eastern Connecticut’s largest news website, theday.com; and operate D2 Media Solutions, a full-service advertising agency. We are an independent company with 200 employees across two offices.

The Day Publishing Company is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity.
Please send resumes along with cover letter to: humanresouces@theday.com

August 2019

Photojournalist – Boston Business Journal

The Boston Business Journal is looking for a full-time photojournalist who can tell stories in print and online. We are looking for someone who is driven by curiosity as much as breaking news. This is an opportunity to document the high-powered leaders and businesses that shape one of America’s hottest, most diverse economies.
Duties

The ideal candidate:

  • Is an experienced news photographer who delivers balanced, well-composed, layered photographs;
  • Pushes his/herself to take photographic risks;
  • Turns ordinary assignments into extraordinary results, including executive portraits, events and other core BBJ features that rely on photography and visual storytelling;
  • Can lead BBJ’s photography and video efforts;
  • Generates his/her own story ideas;
  • Works collaboratively with reporters and other departments;
  • Works closely with editors and designers to producing compelling visual packages;
  • Continues to learn and expand his/her skills.

Expert level of Photoshop and color-correcting is required; working knowledge of other Adobe CC programs is a bonus.

Boston Business Journal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

July 2019

Executive Editor – New Hampshire

Union Leader Corporation is looking for a dynamic, experienced journalist to take the leadership role of Executive Editor in our newsroom. This role will be responsible for leading other managing editors, copy editors and reporters through the evolving newsroom as we move through the digital age. The successful candidate will be highly collaborative with staff and other departments determining content and topics, reviewing writing styles and identifying potential legal issues, addressing these legal issues if they arise. This person will also be responsible for the development of long-term objectives for newsroom and be active in the community maintaining a good rapport with all consumers of our products.

Our ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in journalism with a minor in business administration or the equivalent experience. This person will also have a minimum of five years of experience managing a team of professionals and will be able to demonstrate leadership ability. Past experience with financial budgeting is also required.

Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact email: hr@unionleader.com
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Zip/Postal Code: 03109

July 2019

Environmental Reporter

ecoRI News, a nonprofit environmental news organization based in Rhode Island, is seeking a full-time staff reporter to join our dedicated team. Now entering its 10th year, ecoRI News covers environmental and climate justice issues in southern New England.

We give our reporters freedom to find and tell the stories that reflect the communities we serve. But we also demand a high level of responsibility. Applicants should be comfortable working independently, developing their beat, and balancing shorter stories with in-depth articles and investigative pieces.

Applicants must have some journalism experience; a background and interest in the environment and environmental justice issues; ability to film and produce short videos; social media skills; ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include Simple IRA with company match and flexible work schedule. No corporate overlords.

To apply, send resume and links to clips to ecoRI News editor and co-founder Frank Carini at frank@ecoRI.org. Please include “Reporter Job” in the subject line of your e-mail.

June 2019

Multi-Media Sales Independent Contractor – New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News, New Hampshire’s only statewide daily newspaper and premier website, has been fortunate to have a team of highly successful Independent Advertising Sellers for years.

We are looking to grow our team with a consultative seller that understands the value of selling an engaged, educated and loyal audience. This is a new business, commission only, position that is very lucrative for the right person.

For more information, contact: Bob LeRette Director of Sales & Marketing, Union Leader Corporation rlerette@unionleader.com • Direct 603-206-1527

May 2019

Multimedia Sales Representative- New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Union Leader & UnionLeader.Com has more readers than any other time in their history. With NH’s largest newsroom, The Union Leader delivers trusted news and information on the technology the reader prefers, from printed to smartphones.

Union Leader journalists are dedicated to the issues affecting our cities and towns, keeping a watchful eye on elected officials and making the Granite State the most well-informed in the nation.

The Union Leader seeking a full-time experienced Multimedia Sales Representative to sell print & digital media advertising and event marketing solutions. We are looking to grow our team with a consultative seller that understands the value of selling an engaged, educated and loyal audience. This is a salary plus commission position with a full benefits package.

For more details, contact: Bob LeRette, Director of Sales & Marketing, Union Leader Corporation rlerette@unionleader.com Direct 603-206-1527

May 2019

Copy editor/page designer (Maine)

The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram seeks an exceptional page designer/copy editor.

We are an ambitious news organization with high standards, and we need a talented page designer/copy editor who can work in both digital and print. The top candidate will be both a sophisticated story editor and a talented news designer who has a track record of creating compelling pages on deadline. Successful candidates are not just grammar sticklers who write great headlines and draw boxes. They prosecute stories, looking for holes and structural problems. We need an editor who’s comfortable switching back and forth between print and digital – and doing both at the same time. Our copy editors pay close attention to how our journalism is rendered digitally and improve it without being asked. They also run our website from time to time, and they sometimes choose wire stories for publication both online and in print.

A minimum of three to five years editing and designing pages for a news organization is required. The position will require a variety of shifts, including nights and weekends.

If you are the best at what you do and share our zeal for ambitious journalism, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. You will be part of Maine’s finest and largest newsgathering operation, and you’ll live in a region with an extraordinarily high quality of life. Regional candidates preferred; relocation expenses are not available. Send your resume and 3 to 5 examples of your page designs to Managing Editor Steve Greenlee at sgreenlee@mainetoday.com. We are an EEO employer.

Required skills:

  • Superior news judgment
  • Strong critical thinking abilities
  • Unrelenting attention to detail
  • Clear, precise writing, headline writing and copy-editing skills
  • Strong page design skills
  • SEO best practices
  • HTML

May 2019

Multimedia Advertising Sales

Join our innovative team and transform how local businesses think about marketing.

You will be trained in solution-based sales techniques:

  • Uncover the unique sales proposition of every client
  • Customize a marketing plan that includes:
    Annual budgeting.
    A multi-media proposal including newspaper, online, niche magazines, email marketing, and lots more products to come this year.
    Provide excellent service to existing client base.

This is a high paced, collaborative sales culture that embraces continuous learning and development. Your expertise will be rewarded with competitive performance-based base pay and commissions.

Qualifications · Media sales experience preferable, but not required · Demonstrable track record of achieving aggressive goals. Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to keep organized · highly motivated and desire to succeed and work as part of a fast-paced team · Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel and adept at learning software apps. · Able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.

Email your resume to John Hough at jhough@capenews.net.

May 2019

We Want a Newshound!

The Daily Hampshire Gazette seeks a newshound to help us cover the scenic and culturally diverse Pioneer Valley. The successful candidate will have a strong record of chasing breaking news, sniffing out enterprise stories and writing on daily deadlines. Local knowledge and experience mining a news beat are a plus.

The Gazette, founded in 1786, is one of the nation’s oldest and feistiest local news operations. As we move to a web-first model of breaking news coverage, digital skills and sensibility are a must.

Interested? Send a resume, cover letter, salary expectations and 5 of your best stories to Editor in Chief Brooke Hauser at bhauser@gazettenet.com and Managing Editor Dan Crowley at dcrowley@gazettenet.com. No phone calls, please.

The Gazette is owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to serious community journalism.

We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and personal days and benefits including optional health insurance, dental coverage and a 401K retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer.

May 2019

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