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


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 by Aug. 15 to Phil Kincade by email to pkincade@nashuatelegraph or by mail to 17 Executive Drive, Hudson, NH 03051.

Posted July 2014 (lt)


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)


Digital Advertising Sales Manager

Job Summary:

The Digital Advertising Sales Manager is responsible for attaining budgeted online advertising revenue for The Republican.  Work with the advertising sales staff to create and foster marketing partnerships with and provide customer service to new and existing local, regional and national advertisers.  Develop client relationships, maintain and increase revenues across all online products to increase market share and to meet revenue objectives.

Job Functions:

  • Must demonstrate ability to develop strategic plans and execute on commitments, as well as a proven track record of developing talent while exceeding stated budgets.
  • Utilizing internal and external intelligence, formulate and implement new products/packaging, resulting in new revenue.
  • Establish, manage and maintain a pipeline of accounts with sales staff utilizing SalesForce.com customer relations management system. 
  • Plan one-on-one and weekly sales meetings to diagnose the potential for improving performance and activate plans to coach/mentor sales team.
  • Provide ongoing in-field training including prospecting, client calls, proposal development, closing business and account management.
  • Evaluate staff on an on-going basis verbally and in writing.
  • Coordinate with training department to schedule professional development with new and existing sales staff as needed. 
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts to align with existing and future budgets. 
  • Execute team building exercises; have fun and motivate the team to excel!

Requirements:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 (Specific required skills/ knowledge/competencies/ characteristics for the position and will contribute to an individual’s ability to excel)

  • Internet advertising sales background – including display, search, ad networks, social.
  • Must be highly flexible.
  • Effective candid communicator – both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent with numbers.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be self directed and have the ability to grasp new ideas and concepts quickly.
  • Be a creative thinker.
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Team oriented.

Minimum Job Requirements:

 (Minimum job requirements including level of education, certificates, and relevant experience, etc. necessary for consideration) 

  • Four year college degree in Marketing or Business Management or commensurate industry experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ of consultative sales management experience with proven track record of goal attainment.
  • Must be computer proficient with a solid foundation of Microsoft Office products. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook/Email, Internet browser)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • The ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • The ability to travel as required.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Other duties may be assigned as business needs arise.

The Republican offers competitive performance based compensation, Major Medical including dental, 401K, Flexible spending and more. Qualified applicants may forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: humanresources@repub.com.

EOE

Position reports to Mark French, Advertising Director.  mfrench@repub.com or  (413) 788-1108

Posted June 2014 (lt)


REPORTER

The Telegram & Gazette, Central Massachusetts' leading news source, has an opening for a reporter.  The ideal applicant is expected to break news, develop sources and generate daily story ideas.  We are looking for an intelligent, energetic self-starter with broad interests and experience in Massachusetts politics and investigative reporting. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to report and write quickly and accurately for online, and add depth and breadth for daily print. Candidates must have strong social media skills and the ability to engage the reader on multiple platforms.  A minimum of two years daily newspaper experience is required as is a college degree, preferably in journalism.  Candidates must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.  The Telegram & Gazette is a member of Halifax Media Group, which offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are interested in joining our dynamic and growing organization, please send a cover letter, your resume and examples of work to jobs@telegram.com. EOE/DFWP

Posted June 2014 (dk)


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 June 2014 (lt)


COPY EDITOR

The Valley News is seeking an experienced copy editor for its three-person night desk. The ideal candidate will have experience with InDesign, a sharp editing eye and a passion for lively community journalism. The job involves page design, copy editing, content editing, headline writing and working directly with our talented group of reporters and photographers.

The Valley News is a daily that covers the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont, a mostly rural and culturally vibrant region that includes Dartmouth College, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the small cities of Lebanon and Claremont and a wide variety of small towns.

The Valley News is part of Newspapers of New England, Inc., a family-owned company. We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package.

If interested, please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Martin Frank, editor, at mfrank@vnews.com

Newspapers of New England, Inc. and the Valley News are equal opportunity employers.

Posted June 2014 (dk)


Multi-Media Sales Consultants Needed (Merrimack & Nashoba Valley)

Compensation: Salary plus commission.

Join our Google Certified Premier SMB Partner network and work with a new and existing client base to develop custom-targeted multi-media advertising campaigns, which can include print, digital display, SEO/SEM, email marketing, online video, mobile display, and top social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, FourSquare & YouTube. Our expansive digital network can help advertisers access over 95% of the US online population

We are seeking highly motivated Sales Professionals for our Lowell & Fitchburg sales offices to develop advertising campaigns for current & prospective clients throughout the Merrimack & Nashoba Valley's and North Central Massachusetts areas.

As a Multi-Media Sales Consultant, you will help customers and prospects build their business by taking advantage of our comprehensive & unique multi-media portfolio and brand strength. Professional sales experience is preferred but we offer extensive training, state of the art technology & a dynamic opportunity in a fast-paced professional environment. We offer a competitive salary and monthly bonuses/commissions, as well as other incentive programs.

Health, dental and optical insurance available, vacation and 401k/life insurance programs. Bachelor's degree in marketing or business preferred, valid driver's license required.

Please reply with a resume and cover letter with salary requirements, attention of Taryn Myers: tmyers@mediaonene.com

Posted June 2014 (lt)


Entry-level Journalists

The Sun of Lowell has openings for two digital-inspired journalists who can write and tell stories on different platforms. These are budgeted positions for entry-level j-grads and young reporters seeking to develop their skills in an aggressive, unique newsroom. One position will be based in Devens with Nashoba Publications and the other in Lowell. Send resume and a cover letter on why you should get this opportunity to Editor Jim Campanini at: jcampanini@lowellsun.com. Electronic links to stories, videos, blogs, etc., should be included. The Sun is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted June 2014 (drk)


NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING SALES

Independent publishing company with two weekly community newspapers in Bolton and Stow Mass. seeks motivated Advertising Sales Manager, preferably with newspaper sales experience. Established sales territories and potential for growth. Circulation includes full townwide and subscription-based publications.

Responsibilities include:
  • direct selling for special sections and weekly editions
  • renewing and maintaining existing client base
  • growing ad base through in-person and electronic prospecting
  • development of creative marketing concepts applicable to area businesses
  • assisting with development of ad designs
  • maintaining advertising customer database

Position available immediately with training and client introductions provided by outgoing Ad Manager. Candidates should be enthusiastic, able to build rapport with potential customers and possess interest and confidence in the ability to grow businesses through print and web advertising. Candidates should have strong presentation and closing skills.

Compensation includes base and commission. Please send letter of interest and resume to info@stowindependent.com

Posted May 2014 (lt)


MEDICAL WRITER

The Providence Journal is seeking an experienced reporter to cover health care and medicine in a busy, dynamic health-care market. Applicants for this challenging, high-profile position must have at least five years experience reporting and writing for daily publication, including deadline and long-form journalism, as well as experience covering health care and medicine.

Candidates should have deep knowledge of public health, health-care delivery, and the latest advances in medical care. They should also have a solid understanding of the regulatory and economic aspects of medicine, including Medicare and Medicaid, the Affordable Health Care Act, and the business challenges facing hospitals and other health-care providers.

The Journal is seeking a curious, well-read journalist who can find and develop stories that will engage readers and clearly explain complicated concepts and issues. Applicants should have a working knowledge of Excel, data analysis, and social media as well as a college degree. Experience with CCI and Word Press is preferred.

 This position includes occasional weekend, holiday and night assignments.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested individuals should send a resume and clips to:

The Providence Journal Company
Attn:  Thomas McDonough
Human Resources Department
75 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02902

tmcdonou@providencejournal.com
An equal opportunity employer

Posted May 2014 (dk)


REPORTER

The Andover Townsman is searching for a talented reporter to cover government, schools, sports, as well as features and investigative stories.

The successful candidate must have a love of community journalism; be able to explain complicated issues in an easily understandable way; thrive on multiple tasks while having fun; know the language and AP style; accept the ever-changing face of the news business; and recognize that reporters are the face of the newspaper in the community. 

Ideal candidates should have a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.  One to three years’ experience writing for a weekly or 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 Andover Townsman, a weekly newspaper, 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 May 2014 (lt)


REPORTER

The Salem News is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic self-starter who is comfortable working in multiple types of media; reporting and writing stories; shooting simple photos and videos to accompany their work when appropriate; and immersed in the networks of social media.  You should be nimble and able to tailor your approach to stories to satisfy audiences viewing your work in print, on a desktop browser, mobile device or tablet.  Candidates should be organized and tenacious and have a passion for journalism in the digital age. You'll be expected to develop sources, generate story ideas and break news.

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 Salem News 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 May 2014 (drk)


REPORTER

The Eagle-Tribune is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic self-starter who is comfortable working in multiple types of media; reporting and writing stories; shooting simple photos and videos to accompany their work when appropriate; and immersed in the networks of social media.  You should be nimble and able to tailor your approach to stories to satisfy audiences viewing your work in print, on a desktop browser, mobile device or tablet.  Candidates should be organized and tenacious and have a passion for journalism in the digital age. You'll be expected to develop sources, generate story ideas and break news.

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), 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 May 2014 (lt)


REPORTER -- New Hampshire Bureau

The New Hampshire Bureau of The Eagle-Tribune located in Derry, New Hampshire, is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic self-starter who is comfortable working in multiple types of media; reporting and writing stories; shooting simple photos and videos to accompany their work when appropriate; and immersed in the networks of social media.  You should be nimble and able to tailor your approach to stories to satisfy audiences viewing your work in print, on a desktop browser, mobile device or tablet.  Candidates should be organized and tenacious and have a passion for journalism in the digital age. You'll be expected to develop sources, generate story ideas and break news.

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), 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 May 2014 (drk)


Full Time Media Sales Person

The Daily Times Chronicle and its affiliate weekly newspapers and website are looking for a Full Time Media Sales Person.

Daily Times Chronicle is a small, hard-working, local daily newspaper serving 8 communities North of Boston. Sales region includes but is not limited to Woburn, Reading, Burlington, Winchester, Wakefield, Stoneham, Wilmington and Tewksbury.

3+ years experience in print or online advertising or commensurate professional sales experience. Bachelors Degree. Must be a self-starter, creative, multitasker who works well with others. Base Salary, monthly mileage, and three weeks vacation.

Responsibilities include:
• Communicate regularly and service existing accounts
• Develop, prospect, and cultivate advertising leads
• Independently meet in person with prospective clients
• Listen to and understand the customer’s needs
• Tailor programs to small, medium and large businesses

Please send cover letter and resume to middlesexeast@comcast.net or mail to 1 Arrow Drive, Woburn, MA 01801

Posted May 2014 (lt)


ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

The Concord Monitor is seeking a strong and innovative sales leader to head up our sales team in Concord, NH.  This position will supervise a dedicated sales staff at our award winning daily newspaper, including a suite of print and digital products.  The Advertising Director will be challenged with driving print and digital revenue through new account acquisitions, development training of the sales staff and maintaining current client relationships.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of goal attainment and overcoming growth challenges.

Duties Include:​

  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to deliver company goals.​
  • Direct sales forecasting activities and set performance goals accordingly.​
  • Direct territory strategies to maximize account development.​ This includes earmarking current accounts for growth.​
  • Responsible for staff development and mentoring, on the road training with sales team and a hands on approach to dealing with advertisers
  • Work with other departments as well as external sales related partnerships to maximize operational efficiencies and revenue generation.​
  • Prepare regular sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.​
  • Ability to cross sell all digital, mobile and print products as well as have an understanding of a social media presence.
  • Maintain involvement in industry associations and community organizations on a regular basis

Education and Experience:

Five or more years of previous and successful print and digital sales leadership is preferred.​ Candidate should have expertise in development of business plans, sales proposals, trend analysis, forecasting and core understanding of budgeting.

Please send resume with salary requirements to:

Concord Monitor
Attn: David Sangiorgio
PO Box 1177
Concord, NH 03302

Or email dsangiorgio@cmonitor.com
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted May 2014 (drk)


ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

Cape Cod Media Group seeks an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented Advertising Director. This special opportunity is for a high-achieving, bright sales leader with a keen understanding of digital and print advertising platforms. Experience in developing and executing sales strategies to meet customer needs in display, search, mobile, email, video, the core newspaper, and specialty publications is vital. The Ad Director must evangelize a sales effort focused on audience-based, consultative selling concepts designed to achieve maximum benefit for the customer. Coaching, training, recruiting and developing an energetic and inspired sales organization is paramount to success.

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, and have at least 5 years experience as a proven media ad sales leader with a demonstrated track record of goal attainment, overcoming challenges and driving digital advertising growth. Superior people skills, budgeting skills and a high degree of motivation and independence are critical.

If you are motivated by a challenge and looking for the next step up in your career, this may be the position for you. We offer a dynamic, fun work environment where we celebrate success daily. Please send a cover letter and resume, including salary expectations to: HR@capecodonline.com.

Cape Cod Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Posted May 2014 (lt)


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