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.

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Current Job Listings


SEEKING EXPERIENCED EDITORS

GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking experienced editors.

As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company's footprint. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/publications.

Applicants should have at least seven years of newsroom management experience and be well versed in digital media strategies. We're looking for strong leaders who are innovative in their approach to storytelling and who find change motivating. 

GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover.

Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats.

GateHouse's digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High-quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling.

Our newsroom leaders are adept at forging relationships with community partners who can supply quality local content to supplement original reporting. Our leaders are also involved in local social organizations such as Rotary and youth sports.

We're looking for leaders who value creativity, are adept at managing expectations, and have proven experience coaching reporters and other editors.

Email your resume to ejespersen@gatehousemedia.com for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary.

Posted December 2014 (drk)


EDITOR

The Milton Times, a small independent weekly newspaper, seeks an editor.

The successful candidate is an excellent writer with high organization skills who enjoys local news an people. The person must use a collaborative leadership style. Great technical skills are demanded by the position. We use Adobe Indesign as our layout tool and the editor will need to know or learn Incopy. Experience with Incopy is a plus but a background in similar software is acceptable. Experience in the news industry is required. Experience with social media is needed.

Email resume and clips to editorneeded@gmail.com.

Posted December 2014 (lt)


MULTI MEDIA ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE 

We are searching for an individual with integrity and sales skills

  • Honesty in dealing with our terrific client base
  • Creativity in developing business ideas for print and online
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Self starter
  • Positive attitude
  • Base pay plus commission
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays

The Times Record is located in Brunswick, ME and is home to Bowdoin College, seascapes,
and a long tradition of quality journalism.

To apply, send your resume to: Lhubner@timesrecord.com

Posted November 2014 (drk)


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Providence Business News, the regions only local paid business weekly seeks a pro to handle named accounts and of course, build the territory using superior prospecting and closing skills. Category exclusive opportunity means you hunt with your fellow salespeople, not against them. We have a highly tenured staff and this position was recently expanded to attract a high quality candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years (B2B preferred)Media Sales experience
  • Track record of success.
  • Intense prospecting skills. (whether or not you actually like it)
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Digital on-line sales experience.
  • Ability to package solutions to maximize advertiser’s investments in our brand solutions.

We offer a great commission package and a start up package. ALL of our sales team has been here at least 5 years, we don’t turn and burn. We attract self directed, self motivated team players. Good benefit package available including partially paid healthcare, dental 401K and parking.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: Christopher Santilli, VP Sales and Marketing, Providence Business News, 400 Westminster Street, Suite 600, Providence, RI 02903. Or email to santilli@pbn.com

Posted September 2014 (lt)


FULL-TIME REPORTER

The Sentinel & Enterprise (www.sentinelandenterprise.com), serving North Central Mass. has 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. The successful candidate is an organized multitasker, with good eyes and ears for developing investigative, issue-oriented and human-interest stories, while serving as watchdog of local government. 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 three clips to Editor Charles St. Amand at cstamand@sentinelandenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted September 2014 (dk)


AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT EDITOR 

Sun Journal in Lewiston, Maine, is seeking an editor who can help grow our newspaper audience through digital platforms. To remain the dominant source of news in our three-county region, we need a journalist with the energy, expertise and vision to: 

  • · Develop a network of bloggers who bring ideas and expertise to SunJournal.com.
  • · Inform, entertain and engage communities via social media with our newspaper content.
  • · Help monitor social media for breaking news, story ideas and news sources.
  • · Develop social media strategies.
  • · Establish multimedia tools and templates for digital storytelling.
  • · Train and coach newsroom personnel how to best use digital tools to improve storytelling and promote engagement.
  • · Help develop and interpret online analytics for the newsroom and company management.
  • · Cover events and breaking news with our news teams.
  • · Have fun working with some of the most intelligent and funny people you will ever know.

This candidate will have a strong online background and be able to keep learning as the Internet evolves with the support of a news staff comprised of hard-charging and dynamic journalists.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the address below.  This is a great opportunity for the right individual.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.  Pay commensurate with experience. 

Sun Media Group

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 4400

Lewiston, ME  04243-4440

humanresources@sunjournal.com

Sun Journal is a division of Sun Media Group

Posted September 2014 (lt)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

Lawyers Weekly, the nation’s top weekly paid circulation legal news publisher seeks account executives. Full time in Massachusetts and part-time in RI to  build the territories in print advertising, digital advertising and event sponsorships. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Three years Sales Experience (Media experience a plus).

History of success.

Creative and relentless prospecting.

Ability to work independently.

Professional presentation skills.

We offer a base salary, commission and bonus package. Good benefits available including healthcare, dental, 401K.

Send cover letter and resume to: Scott Ziegler, Advertising Director,  Lawyers Weekly 10 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02108. Or email to scott.ziegler@lawyersweekly.com

Posted September 2014 (dk)


COPY EDITOR/PAGINATOR 

The Telegraph of Nashua, N.H. has an immediate opening for a skilled copy editor/paginator to edit and layout local and wire news content.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop and be able to juggle multiple priorities on deadline, including dealing with breaking news. The person in this position is also expected to be website and social media savvy

Candidates should have excellent grammar and communication skills with the ability to recognize mistakes, inconsistencies and content holes in stories and cutlines as well as being able to write accurate and compelling headlines.

The page designer/copy editor position works closely with other newsroom editors on a daily basis to ensure tight integration with the Telegraph's overall news strategy, and to maximize efforts to promote initiatives in print and online.

Any interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Phil Kincade by email to pkincade@nashuatelegraph or by mail to 17 Executive Drive, Hudson, NH 03051.

Posted September 2014 (lt)


GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

The Telegraph of Nashua, N.H. has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter. We are looking for someone who can cover crime, courts, city hall,  business, features and anything else that happens on a moment’s notice.

We need a talented, versatile writer who can handle both daily and enterprise assignments for our print, online and mobile products. The Telegraph is a digital-first newsroom that values watchdog reporting and strong analysis. We expect our reporters to be self-starters capable of generating their own story ideas.  Our reporters are also expected to shoot their own photos and video clips as well as working to extend the newspaper’s brand in social media.

Send cover letter, resume and work samples to Executive Managing Editor Phil Kincade pkincade@nashuatelegraph.com and Managing Editor for Content Jon Van Fleet jvanfleet@nashuatelegraph.com

Posted September 2014 (dk)


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING COORDINATOR

Start Date: Position Open – Start ASAP
Location: Lowell, MA
Company: Media One New England (Lowell Sun & Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise)

Please Submit: Resume, Cover Letter, and Salary Requirements

Experience

Recent college graduate – Marketing/Business, Previous work experience a plus, Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Social Media and Mobile Advertising. 

This is truly a unique and excellent opportunity for someone who is highly organized, thorough, analytical, and ready to roll up their sleeves to dig into the nitty-gritty of advertising, research and marketing.

About Us
Media One New England is a part of Digital First Media, the 2nd largest publisher-owned digital + print company in the United States.  We connect consumers to the information they want with a reach that extends nationwide into major urban markets across 18 states.  We offer innovative advertising and consumer-engagement solutions across a variety of platforms which allow our partners to connect uniquely with the audience they want to reach.

As a local company, the right candidate will have opportunities with us that they will not have at many other companies. The Business Development & Marketing Coordinator will report directly to senior management and will have a broad range of responsibilities.

Responsibilities
The number one priority would be supporting the sales staff in all revenue developing stages.  This includes providing new business leads daily, weekly and monthly to the entire sales in our Lowell and Fitchburg offices using various available tools. You will be expected to generate Coop leads on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, track performance and follow leads through closing stages.  You will help with preparing sales collateral materials for product launches, help build sales presentations, update and monitor our in house information database system and much more.  Statistical data updates for all newspapers and websites, and monitoring will also be required.

Candidates must have a strong work ethic, work well with others, work well with a tight deadline environment, have the ability to problem-solve, and must be able to learn quickly and adapt to any situation.

Compensation and Benefits
We offer a compensation salary and monthly bonuses/commission, as well as other incentive programs.  Major health, dental and optical insurance available, paid vacation and 401k, life insurance programs.  Valid driver’s license required

To Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter and salary requirements to:  Eddie R. Najeeullah @ enajeeullah@mediaonene.com.

Posted September 2014 (lt)


SPORTSWRITER

 Entry level position for sportswriter at The Times Record

  • Loves high school sports and well-versed in most sports
  • Photo and video skills a plus
  • Comfortable talking with coaches and players
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Must be willing to learn pagination
  • Evenings, early morning on a 40-hour work schedule
  • Great place to start

Please submit resume to Larry Hubner at lhubner@timesrecord.com

Posted August 2014 (lt)


REPORTER

Brockton Enterprise – based in Brockton, MA

Are you hard-wired to multi-task? Can you smell a story from blocks away? Do you have excellent organizational skills? And have you successfully crossed that bridge from print-only to multi-media reporting and social media interactivity? The Enterprise is unrelenting in its 24 hour, seven day a week service to southeastern Massachusetts communities. And we need a multi-year-experienced reporter who has covered everything from municipal government to heart-wrenching features, to complement our award-winning news team that strives for excellence with every assignment. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to:  http://careers.wickedlocal.com

Posted August 2014 (dk)


REPORTER
Provincetown Banner – based in Provincetown, MA

The Provincetown Banner is looking for a reporter to cover Provincetown and other stories as assigned. The position includes writing, reporting, photojournalism, covering community events, town government, providing enterprising stories and feature articles with copy, photos and sometimes video. It also includes posting daily web updates, and photos galleries when appropriate. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to:  http://careers.wickedlocal.com

Posted August 2014 (dk)


DIGITAL FIRST REPORTER

The Sentinel & Enterprise (www.sentinelandenterprise.com), serving beautiful North Central Mass. is looking to quickly fill a full-time 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. The successful candidate is an organized multitasker, with good eyes and ears for developing investigative, issue-oriented and human-interest stories, while serving as watchdog of local government. Our reporters also shoot photos and videos, and use social media — Twitter, Tout and Facebook — for live-coverage reporting, news gathering and audience building. Clear writing and a firm grasp of AP style are necessary. Send resume, cover letter and three clips to Editor Charles St. Amand at cstamand@sentinelandenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted August 2014 (lt)


EDITORS WANTED

The New England Newspaper & Press Association is always on the lookout for experienced newspaper editors who would be excited to have an opportunity to use their expertise at a small or mid-size paper in one of our classic New England towns. Our region has many idyllic settings where you can practice  journalism in a place where residents are fully engaged in their communities, civic pride runs deep, great stories abound and newspaper readership is vibrant. A newspaper in New England would be a perfect setting for veteran journalists who are looking for a beautiful and inspiring place to do great work while winding down a career, or perhaps for an up-and-comer who is looking for a shot to run the show.

If you’re interested in exploring job opportunities in New England, please send us your resume in strict confidence. When a good fit surfaces, we will help you to make a connection. Email your resume and cover note to editorjobs@nenpa.com.

Posted August 2014 (dk)


Interested in media, social media, and law? 

The law firm of Prince Lobel is looking for a media- and social media-savvy individual with initiative, terrific organizational skills, and demonstrated follow-through to serve as the primary legal assistant to, and project administrator for, our Media and Intellectual Property practice. Job requires someone with strong writing, proofreading, and word processing/Power Point skills; who can administer projects self-sufficiently; who will run and organize the schedule and practice of a busy partner; and who will enthusiastically and effectively provide general support tasks both menial and substantive. Hours 10-6.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send resume and cover letter to hr@princelobel.com.

Posted July 2014 (dk)


Managing Editor

The Agawam Advertiser News, a weekly newspaper with an office in Feeding Hills, MA, is seeking a long-term managing editor to handle day-to-day operations.
The preferred candidate will possess strong management, organizational and people skills, editorial experience in news and feature reporting, including writing,editing assigning, photography, and social media content. Candidates must have the ability and willingness to represent the newspaper in the community through coverage of meetings/events and involvement in community activities.

We are seeking local candidates who already reside in or around Agawam, MA.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual with 5 years of very recent full-time newspaper reporting and editing experience. Must be a people person. 

The successful candidate must also possess a strong desire to network actively within the community and maintain close working relationships with colleagues and cultural, political, educational and municipal departments.
This is a job for a self starter who can work fairly independently with a small staff. Must have that vision thing.

If this describes you, please send your resume and three recent newspaper clips to: Timothy D. Kane, Executive Editor, Turley Publications, Inc., 80 Main St., Ware, MA 01082.

Posted July 2014 (lt)


ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER

Privately held local media company in Southern New England is seeking an innovative, results-oriented leader to drive our advertising sales team to goal and beyond!  The Advertising Sales Manager will be a leader who can develop our sales staff with one on one coaching through daily field time calling on small business owners. This is not a desk job!

Working with the digital sales manager, you will assist the local sales staff with achieving their individual goals, while also being responsible for the overall revenue performance of the team.  Excellent presentation and closing skills are needed, as is the ability to build rapport with staff and customers while being aware of the competitive environment and the evolution of local media.

If you have 3-5 years of outside sales experience in local media, including a solid understanding of digital media services, plus 1-2 years of sales management, then please apply today!  We offer a competitive base salary with unlimited commission potential, paid vacation, medical benefits and a 401K.

Please reply to admanager@nenpa.com

Posted July 2014 (drk)


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