Jobs Listings

NENPA maintains this job bank for journalists, editors, publishers, journalism photographers, newspaper ad sales, and more. Find or post all newspaper-related jobs and journalism jobs here. Browse through newspaper employment opportunities that are available throughout New England.

Posting a Job

Member newspapers may post journalism and newspaper job openings for FREE.

Non-members may also post job openings.
Cost: $400 per listing

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Current Job Listings


SPORTSWRITER
The Westerly Sun (Westerly, R.I.) is seeking a part-time sportswriter to cover high school football games this fall. A successful applicant must have the ability to write concise copy on deadline, be familiar with social media and have a good understanding of the sport. Send a resume and writing samples to sports editor Keith Kimberlin at kkimberlin@thewesterlysun.com.

Posted August 2016 (dk)


Political Reporter

The Sun Journal is seeking a dynamic, experienced, self-motivated reporter to cover the Maine State House and politics, working out of our Augusta bureau and the Lewiston office. At least five years of professional journalism experience and experience covering government and politics are required.

A comprehensive benefit package is included. Please forward cover letter and resume to the address listed below. Email: humanresources@sunjournal.com

Posted July 2016 (lt)


Advertising Account Executive

Join our Team! If you are a motivated self starter with sales experience then consider this. The Enterprise on Cape Cod has an immediate opening for an Advertising Account Executive. We are a well established local weekly newspaper. The position is compensated by salary plus a generous commission plan. We also offer Health benefits as well as flex spending and 401k. A successful candidate will posses a goal oriented and motivated attitude. The ability to manage and grow existing accounts as well as prospect and close new business. advertising Sales is exciting and rewarding!

Please submit cover letter and resume to talbot@capenews.net

Posted July 2016 (dk)


Managing Editor/Local News

The Daily Hampshire Gazette seeks a creative, upbeat and incisive managing editor to lead its news effort in Northampton, Amherst and other communities in the gorgeous and culturally diverse Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of chasing breaking news, sniffing out enterprise stories and inspiring reporters and photographers to do their best work in print and online for a newspaper founded in 1786 and named 2015 New England Newspaper of the Year in its circulation class.

As we move to a web-first model of breaking news coverage, digital skills and sensibility are a must.

This is not a corner office job; the successful candidate will have hands-on responsibility for all aspects of the local news report.

Interested? Send a resume, salary requirements and three samples of your best stories (ones you’ve written or edited), along with a cover letter to Jeffrey Good at jgood@gazettenet.com. Please include “Local News Editor” in the subject line.

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 401K retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted July 2016 (lt)


ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE

NEW OPPORTUNITY

Are you looking for a new challenge that will take advantage of your energy, great attitude and your desire to achieve? The Valley Advocate, the original alternative weekly, is re-branding and we are looking to add to our great team. We will provide the training and tools necessary for you to achieve results. Salary, commission and great benefits await the right person. We would love to talk to you if you feel that you could help us achieve our goals.

The Valley Advocate is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please be sure to include a cover letter that details why you would be a good fit for this position. Apply to Sales@valleyadvocate.com

Posted June 2016 (dk)



WEEKEND EDITOR

The Keene (N.H.) Sentinel seeks an editor to oversee its Saturday and Sunday editions. The ideal candidate values language, people and community. Sound news judgment and strong design skills are essential; copy-editing skills that go beyond grammar and spelling are a must. The right person will be able to spot inconsistencies and content holes in stories and work with young journalists on effective storytelling approaches.

Writing accurate, snappy headlines; guiding smart breaking news coverage on deadline; and participating in the planning and presentation of print and digital projects, including election coverage, are part of the everyday territory.

Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop and an understanding of digital tools and platforms are a must.

The work week is Wednesday-Saturday.

Join a lively team at an award-winning locally-owned daily where enterprise, creativity, collaboration and a sense of humor are valued. Located in a region rich in education, economic vitality, culture, environmental diversity and history.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume, and samples of your work that demonstrate editing and page-design capabilities to Paul Miller, executive editor, at pmiller@keenesentinel.com.

 Posted June 2016 (dk)


COPY DESK CHIEF

The Keene (N.H.) Sentinel seeks a Copy Desk Chief to oversee a staff of editors, photographers and editorial assistants.

A dynamic, enthusiastic and forward-thinking leader will fill this important newsroom role. The right candidate will have strong people skills, a shrewd editing sense, page-design skills and a creative vision. This person will also be a problem-solver, have a strong work ethic and excellent organizational and supervisory skills. This is very much a hands-on position. Deadlines are tight, days are fast-paced.

The Copy Desk Chief will help to set the tone for excellence in community journalism, but also will help to oversee editorial print product and coordinate contributing to and planning for digital content.

The Copy Desk Chief also oversees the orderly and timely flow of copy and pages for the daily print Sentinel, enforces rules and standards and style, and schedules and coordinates daily desk coverage assignments.

Supervisory experience in a newsroom is preferred; knowledge of InDesign and PhotoShop, and a familiarity with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is required.

The Sentinel is a seven-days-a-week daily covering Keene and more than two dozen other towns.

Join a lively team at an award-winning locally-owned daily where enterprise, creativity, collaboration and a sense of humor are valued. Located in a region rich in education, economic vitality, culture, environmental diversity and history.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume, and samples of your work that demonstrate editing, page-design capabilities and leadership qualities to Paul Miller, executive editor, at pmiller@keenesentinel.com.

Posted June 2016 (lt)


STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local Media Solutions

Is Seeking Staff Photographers-either based in Marshfield, MA or Framingham, MA

We are seeking Staff Photographers based in our Marshfield or Framingham locations.  Job requirements include experience in photography and shooting and editing video, as well as a keen grasp on maximizing social media to improve traffic to our Wicked Local websites and build reader engagement and help grow our print and online audience. Must have newspaper photography experience.  The candidate should also be well-organized and able to multi-task and meet deadlines. We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume on our Careers website at:  http://careers.wickedlocal.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 2016 (dk)


REPORTER

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local Media Solutions

Is Seeking a Reporter-The Brockton Enterprise - based in Brockton, MA

The Enterprise of Brockton, a nationally and regionally acclaimed daily, is looking for a dynamic reporter who understands the needs of a multi-media newsroom and a 24-hour news cycle. The reporter/writer provides daily local news coverage for print and digital platforms including text, audio and video and social media for 7 day a week print product and 3 websites, as well as integrated shared content with other regional group weeklies and dailies. We are seeking an experienced journalist with at least 5 years daily or combined daily/weekly/digital news reporting experience. He/she must have strong digital/social media skills as well as solid understanding of municipal/judicial reporting, computer assisted/analysis reporting and the ability to write quickly and accurately. We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume on our Careers website at:  http://careers.wickedlocal.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 2016 (lt)


EDITOR

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local Media Solutions

Is Seeking an Editor-for Hanover/Norwell - based in Marshfield, MA

We are seeking a proven community journalist to serve as editor for the Hanover and Norwell Mariners. We’re seeking an energetic, persistent and creative person able to meet daily deadlines and multi-task in multiple medias. The ideal candidate will be passionate about local news, excited about the opportunity to publish both in print and online and to be part of a dynamic, innovative news organization with opportunities for long-term career development. In addition to producing two weekly newspapers, frequent daily postings and updates to our websites is a requirement, along with maintaining and managing Facebook pages and Twitter accounts associated with the newspapers. We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume on our Careers website at:  http://careers.wickedlocal.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 2016 (dk)


DIGITAL WRITER/PRODUCER

Join the team at The Keene Sentinel, an award-winning, family owned community newspaper in southwestern New Hampshire, as the organization’s first digital writer/producer. You will work collaboratively with reporters and editors on digital initiatives and report to the digital content editor. You’ll help to blaze a trail at a creative newsroom that is rededicating itself to community journalism.

The job responsibilities include:

  • Writing and posting content on SentinelSource.com and on social media, including breaking news
  • Helping to brainstorm, experiment and keep on top of ways to produce news and reach readers/viewers
  • Working collaboratively with local news staff to enhance their stories and special projects via social media or online resources
  • Authoring a daily email newsletter of top stories
  • Helping to educate all staff on the use of social media and best practices, and keeping them informed with analytics
  • Writing one story per week to cross-publish online/in print
  • Some photography and video work
  • Skills such as coding, website design and building online tools are a plus
  • Knowledge of the Town News Blox CMS is a plus
  • The job will require night and weekend hours

Send a resume and examples of your work to Digital Content Editor Cecily Weisburgh at cweisburgh@keenesentinel.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted June 2016 (dk)


REPORTER – Features

Business is very good – there are many positive things are happening in the communities we cover — so we are expanding our coverage to offer even more value to our readers with this new news position.  

 The Times Record, located in the college town of Brunswick in beautiful Midcoast Maine, is seeking a talented, community-minded reporter to join our news team. Professional experience and familiarity with AP style is preferable, but we are willing to work with the right person. Candidates should be self-starters, be familiar and comfortable with social media, work well under a daily deadline, and be up for the challenge of generating feature story ideas as well as covering local businesses and economic development, the arts, school events and churches, among other duties. We are passionate about the communities we cover and the successful candidate will demonstrate that he/she "gets it" by quickly adapting to our community-first approach.

We have a positive, fun work environment and enjoy pushing ourselves and our co-workers to produce the best products for our readers and advertisers. 

 Please send a cover letter, resume, and three clips to jswinconeck@timesrecord.com.

Posted June 2016 (lt)

REPORTER - Bath Area

The Times Record, located in the college town of Brunswick in beautiful Midcoast Maine, is seeking a talented, community-minded reporter to join our news team.  Primary area of focus will be Bath, Maine, a key town in our coverage area, as well as the local shipbuilder, Bath Iron Works. Professional experience and familiarity with AP style is preferable, but we are willing to work with the right person. Candidates should be self-starters, be familiar and comfortable with social media, work well under a daily deadline, and be up for the challenge of covering local government and school boards. The right candidate will quickly forge a trust between themselves and members of the community, and will demonstrate a passion for community journalism.

We have a fun and supportive work environment, and we enjoying pushing ourselves and our co-workers to produce the best possible products for our readers and advertisers. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three clips to jswinconeck@timesrecord.com.

Posted June 2016 (dk)


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

The Times Record/timesrecord.com/Real Estate PLUS is seeking an account executive.  The successful candidate will contact businesses in an assigned area in person/by phone/via email.  Assigned area - Topsham, Lisbon Falls and Freeport - contains many well-established advertisers as well as many prospective advertisers. 

Compensation is a mix of salary and commission.  A good sales rep will earn in the upper $40s annually, a great rep can earn $50K or more. Reimbursement is included for mileage and smartphone service. 

Successful candidates have come from many backgrounds, including retail, restaurant, or clerical positions.  Those that seem to enjoy this role the most like the fact that it is similar to owning your own business – you have a lot of control over your schedule and activities - but you also have the support of a well-established professional organization behind you.  The Times Record is doing great business-wise and we welcome those that can help us continue to grow and prosper.

This position reports directly to the Publisher, an experienced newspaper executive with 30+ years of knowledge to share with you.  Good performance is recognized, and participation from all on nearly every aspect of our business is encouraged. Ours is a small team but a tight-knit one that welcomes newcomers’ ideas and strengths.  The right people make the difference at The Times Record!

Interested in learning more?  Send your resume to the Publisher, Michelle Lester, mlester@timesrecord.com and a meeting can be arranged.

Posted June 2016 (lt)


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