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 job openings for $400 per listing. For more information and to submit a job posting email info@nenpa.com.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Advertising and Marketing Representative

The Enterprise is a media company whose mission is to report local news and information to the citizens of the communities in which we live and work. Their trust embodies and reflects the value of our brand. Our business is, in the best sense, intensely local.

What began 125 years ago as a newspaper is, today, a multi-media company now owned by members of the Hough family for 92 years of its 125-year-history on Cape Cod.

We are seeking to expand our ability to provide marketing knowledge and advertising know-how to the business community through our traditional newspaper and magazine media, online advertising, and digital marketing. Our customers know that the representatives servicing their accounts are down the street and easily accessible.

The Enterprise is hiring an advertising and marketing representative. We are seeking a self-starter ready to seek and close new business and service existing accounts. In this fast-paced industry, it’s important that this person be organized, hardworking, and, most importantly, eager for success.

Requirements:
-2+ years of sales experience preferred.
-Great presentation skills
-Ability to listen
-Willingness to learn
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Please send your resume and letter of interest to Bill Hough at bhough@capenews.net.

July 2021

Account Manager/Business Development

Providence Business News is the region’s award-winning and most trusted source of business news, in print and online. We reach an audience of high-level business leaders and decision-makers through multi-media platforms and monthly events.

We are looking for an experienced, results-driven, client-focused account executive to join our well-established team – someone who loves sales and building relationships, has a proven track record of exceeding sales goals, managing existing accounts, and developing new business while building and maintaining strategic partnerships. Media sales experience a plus.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for an industry-segmented, exclusive list of accounts, selling across all of our print, event and digital offerings.
  • Manage existing relationships, acting as a partner with your clients to identify new opportunities and offer solutions.
  • Generate new prospects; develop and close 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 and other events in the business community.
  • Be part of a collaborative team, working to achieve departmental goals.

The successful candidate will have:    

  • A minimum of 3 years B2B sales experience; Media sales preferred.
  • An understanding of print and digital marketing concepts and event sponsorships.
  • The ability to close new business and exceed sales targets.
  • Strong organizational/time management/communication 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. The ability to build and deliver effective presentations.

 We are committed to giving you: a professional, enjoyable and collaborative work environment; base salary; 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 subsidized parking.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and income requirements to: Annemarie Brisson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Brisson@PBN.com.

July 2021

Editorial Page Editor

The Day Publishing Company is looking for a dynamic individual to be the Editorial Page Editor for The Day of New London and theday.com. Reports to: Tim Dwyer, President & Publisher.

The position requires strong leadership qualities and collaboration skills and a willingness to take on controversial subjects. The Day has a long history of speaking with a strong voice on issues that impact the local communities it serves, as well as state-wide issues.

Candidates should have at least five years of newsroom experience and the skills necessary to utilize all digital platforms.

The Editorial Page Editor is responsible for all the opinion content that appears in the print edition of The Day and on theday.com and for the Perspective page that appears on Sunday. In its opinion content, the Day gives high priority to local and state subject matter.

The EPE is the primary writer of The Day’s editorials, using the guidance provided by the Editorial Board. The EPE is also responsible for lining up skilled, freelance opinion writers to supply additional editorials to supplement those written by the EPE.

The EPE is expected to write a weekly column for the Sunday Perspective section.

Working with Night City Editor and artist Jacinta Meyers, the EPE comes up with ideas for the newspaper’s weekly “SunDay” political cartoon.

The EPE should:

  • Promote digital content through social media. 
  • Work with the audience engagement editor to find new and innovative ways to engage a larger audience.
  • Write a newsletter that promotes the paper’s opinion.
  • Participate in podcasts.
  •  The EPE reports directly to the publisher. 

Those interested, email qualifications and compensation requirements to: humanresources@theday.com

Read the full job description

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

July 2021

Managing Editor

The Provincetown Independent, an award-winning independent newspaper published weekly in print and online, is seeking a Managing Editor. This role involves close collaboration with the Editor to develop each issue and with the Publisher to oversee weekly publishing operations and reports directly to the Editor. The Independent covers the four outermost towns on Cape Cod — Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown. Our office is in the heart of the town’s vibrant business district on Provincetown Harbor.

Responsibilities include:
· Working with the editor to determine weekly and longer-term publication plans.
· Managing the weekly content plan and budgets for both staff and contributors.
· Assigning and editing news and feature stories.
· Coaching and supervising reporters and writers.
· Writing on an as-needed basis.
· Coordinating each week’s online and social media presence.
· Proofreading and overseeing other proofreaders’ work; maintaining the paper’s style sheet.

Qualified candidates must have:
· 10 years of hands-on experience as a news editor at a daily or weekly publication, including at least two years of overall responsibility for running a newsroom.
· Strength in developmental editing and in seeing stories through from conception to final production.
· Exceptional copyediting and proofreading skills.
· A commitment to working with inexperienced reporters and helping them grow as professionals.
· Proven organizational and leadership skills.
· Passion for independent journalism.

The compensation range is $48K to $58K commensurate with experience and includes health benefits – participation in the company’s health insurance plan at which 60% of the premium is paid, 2 weeks paid vacation time, up to 5 paid sick days, and 5 paid personal days per year.

Please note: this job cannot be done remotely. That is, remote work is part of the routine, but the right candidate must be or become part of the local community the paper covers, including living within easy commuting distance of Provincetown.

The Provincetown Independent strives to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where we respect and value all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, socio-economic status, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

Please send resume and cover letter to deb_goldstein@comcast.net.

July 2021

Reporter

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for an enterprising, energetic reporter to help cover one of the nation’s most diverse business communities. From finance to manufacturing and health care, and government to tourism and technology, Providence and the surrounding region provide an endless variety of stories.

PBN breaks news, but we also take the time to help the business community understand what is happening in the state and why it matters to them. We’re looking for a talented journalist and self-starter, who is familiar with AP style, has some experience with beat reporting, and is willing to learn and be part of a team. Strong writing skills and a desire to tell stories are also pluses.

PBN is locally owned, meaning we care about this community; it is where we live. Email resume and writing samples to Editor Mike Mello at editor@pbn.com. No phone calls.

July 2021

Editor/Reporter

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for an Editor/Reporter to lead our newsroom in Vermont.

This is a great opportunity to join a family-owned, community-focused media company that is investing in newsrooms, content development, and technology.

The ideal candidate is a strong writer and editor who can not only put together a great daily news report but who understands how to build and grow a digital audience. We need an outgoing, personable editor who can develop relationships with readers and key stakeholders in the community, listen to their feedback, and take action. You should have the core journalism skills that newsrooms need today but you also have to be a champion for digital and making our website a daily destination for engaging with our readers. This is not a desk and editing job.

Vermont Market

O’Rourke Media Group Vermont publishes the Saint Alban’s Messenger, a 2X/week paid print publication, and has vibrant, growing websites: www.samessenger.com, www.miltonindependent.com, www.essexreporter.com, and www.colchestersun.com. We’re launching two more websites in Williston and South Burlington this summer.

Saint Albans in Franklin County is a thriving community that is steadily growing in population and economic business development. There’s a great sense of community, affordable, safe living, and lots of outdoor activity — boating, lakes, hiking, skiing, and much more. Saint Alban’s is just a 35-minute drive to Burlington and a few hours south of Montreal. What a wonderful place to call home!

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a family-owned, community-focused media company that was launched from ground zero in October 2018. We acquire hyper-local, print, and digital community newspapers and apply our strategic playbook that results in digital transformation and a thriving, growing media business.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and a cover letter to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

June 2021

InDepthNH.org Seeks Reporters, Sales Team, Development Director

InDepthNH.org is growing fast and starting several new initiatives that will be announced in the coming days. Do you care about the future of news in New Hampshire?

Send us your resume and tell us why you want to join us.

InDepthNH.org is a nonprofit online independent news outlet that needs reporters, editors, fundraisers and salespeople for our growing award-winning news website. These will start as independent contractor and commission-based positions.

InDepthNH.org offers an excellent compensation program for motivated individuals.

Education and Experience
– A College degree and online experience are preferred in a performance-based environment.
– Must adhere to the highest ethical principles.

Qualifications
– Demonstrated ability and proven success
– Experience in print and digital news, video and audio preferred, but not required
– Must be results-oriented self-starter and have a record of success working in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment
– Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
– Well-developed contemporary productivity and technological skills (Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM, Mobile, and Social)
– Ability to manage deadlines and to operate with a sense of urgency
– Understanding of traditional and digital media platforms
– A college degree is preferred but not required
– Strong analytical skills
– Ability to contribute to a positive local team culture

Interested? Please send us your resume to NancyWestNews@InDepthNH.org and let us know why you want to be the newest member of our team! These are remote positions.

June 2021

Features Editor

The Greenfield Recorder has an opening for a full-time features editor. Be part of a hardworking team focused on covering Franklin County and the North Quabbin area. The features editor will oversee coverage of the region’s arts, entertainment, food, home and garden, outdoors and its interesting people.

The desirable candidate has strong editing and writing skills, is able to design pages (although training on company-specific software will be necessary) and works well with others. Experience with photography is a plus. This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment requiring strong multi-tasking and organizational skills. Most of the content is produced by the paper’s reporters and freelancers although the features editor contributes as well.

The Recorder 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 health, dental and vision insurance and a 401K.  We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Email a resume, cover letter, clips and salary expectations to Editor-in-Chief Joan Livingston: jlivingston@recorder.com.

No phone calls, please.

June 2021

Editor

The Lincoln County News in Newcastle, ME seeks an editor with experience as a community journalist and newsroom leader.

The editor must have at least five years of experience as a full-time journalist; demonstrate excellent skills as a reporter and writer; show excellent news judgment; and have command of journalistic ethics and Associated Press style.

The editor supervises a staff of seven full-time and two part-time employees; makes assignments; edits staff work; works with a large group of columnists and contributors; ensures all articles and submissions meet the newspaper’s standards; reviews opinion submissions for the editorial page; write’s editorials; writes articles; participate’s in a weekend call rotation; and represents the newspaper in the public, for example, as a moderator of candidates forums.

Familiarity with the Lincoln County community is helpful. A passion for community journalism is essential.

Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to Lincoln County.

Benefits include two weeks each of vacation and sick time, which employees begin to accumulate immediately; an individual retirement account with an employer match up to 3%; and a choice of health insurance plans.

In its 146th year overall and its 101st under the ownership of the Roberts family, The Lincoln County News delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth coverage of Lincoln County available anywhere.

To apply, email a resume and writing sample to jroberts@lcnme.com. No phone calls.

June 2021

Editor

The Republican in Springfield, MA is seeking a new member of its news content leadership team.

Do you thrive in helping lead your team to success? Are you a news junkie? Do you love getting to the bottom of things in search of the real story behind the obvious one? The Republican, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is looking for someone who can take its award-winning newsroom to continued success as a news leader, both digitally AND in print, and to build our subscriber audiences. The job also involves actively engaging with leaders in the communities we serve and with readers.

For this position, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Passion for news and information
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a newsroom or related environment
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong team collaboration experience
  • Assertive, goal-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work under deadlines with outstanding organization skills
  • Spanish-language skills preferred, not required

The Republican offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health & dental benefits and paid time off.

Click here for more information and to apply.

June 2021

City Reporter

The Norwich Bulletin/norwichbulletin.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a reporter to cover the eastern Connecticut community of Norwich, while providing assistance in the coverage of the communities of Griswold, Killingly and Plainfield, along with state news for the seven-day a week published newspaper and daily website that receive 130,000 visitors and 650,000 million page views monthly.

Located in eastern Conn., this position will allow the right applicant an opportunity to cover our core community while also potentially reporting on stories of statewide appeal for the USA Today Network.

Our ideal candidate is a collaborative team player who hustles after breaking news, has the investigative skills to hold the powerful accountable and is committed to reporting the news fully and fairly. We are seeking a key player to help craft coverage, shift old narratives, plan long-term focuses and find new ways to engage with our audiences.

Bulletin reporters are expected to have some photo skills and multimedia storytelling experience is a plus. Reporters are expected to write at least one story a day plus a weekly enterprise story. Working at night is common and some weekend hours and holidays may also be required.

The successful candidate will have a passion for community journalism and become a part of the community they cover.

Click here for more information and to apply.

June 2021

Seeking Editor-in-chief For Rural Vermont Weekly

Healthy, award-winning, rural Vermont weekly is in search of an editor in chief. The Chronicle is based in northeastern Vermont and covers everything from high school sports to stories about conflicts and overreach at the northern border.

The ideal candidate would be experienced in all aspects of the editorial end of putting out a newspaper, have an understanding of, and empathy for, rural Vermont, and be willing to do some reporting as well as managing the department, editing, and working with reporters to develop quality stories.

We are also working toward an increased web presence. The paper is beloved and respected, though it pulls no punches. Apply to thechronicleinc@gmail.com with resume and cover letter.

May 2021

Vice President Sales and Marketing

The Keene Sentinel, an independent, locally-owned six-days-a-week community newspaper in picturesque southwestern New Hampshire, is seeking a vice president with ambitions for more to manage advertising, marketing, events, digital sales, digital marketing services, and product development in this new position.

The winning candidate will report to the president of the company, will lead a staff of about 12 with a particular emphasis on building a strong digital sales effort and bolstering event capacity.

A portfolio of niche and magazine publications, both in print and online, is the responsibility of the vice president, along with a bevy of local events and one national summit.

Fostering existing community relationships is vital in this role along with the need to establish more. An emphasis is placed on innovation, advancing a positive sales environment, and establishing incentive programs that enhance revenue and retain strong sales staff. Building a consultative sales emphasis is a key objective. Experience as a trainer is valuable. A track record of designing and helping to close large advertising campaigns is desired.

Skills in the use and direction of digital marketing services are necessary, a record of strong digital sales is essential and an eye for recruiting sales talent is important. Strong upper management experience of three to five years is required. An ability to work across departments, including news, is needed.

The Sentinel is a progressive and entrepreneurial operation recognized with dozens of awards for inventive promotions, contests, campaigns, and events. An energetic leader with a proven track record of accomplishment will lift this operation to new heights.

The Keene Sentinel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation, holidays and sick time, health and dental insurance options, retirement, and more. Send resume and salary requirements to Terrence Williams, president, and COO at twilliams@keenesentinel.com.

May 2021

Research and Editorial Assistant

Full-time research and editorial assistant needed at the Provincetown Independent. We are a new, independent community newspaper on the outermost reaches of Cape Cod. We are looking for a detail-oriented excellent speller who combines those talents with knowledge about and interest in the arts.

Job includes tracking weekly reporter budgets, documenting and updating production plans for each issue, and doing research and fact-checking on a variety of pieces each week. The arts-focused part of the job includes researching and writing arts events listings as well as stories about selected works, artists, and happenings.

We have done much of our work remotely due to the pandemic, but candidates should be committed to immersing themselves in the community here.

Please email the publisher, Teresa Parker, teresa@provincetownindependent.org about your interest in this job and include your resume and clips.

March 2021

News Reporters

The Provincetown Independent is a growing start-up weekly covering the four outermost towns of Cape Cod. We are looking for a full-time news reporter to take on assignments about local government, community issues and events, and people.

Candidates must show skills and experience in fact-finding, conducting interviews, and writing and revising on deadline. Engaging writing and a commitment to accuracy are essential.

Though much of our work has been done at a distance since the pandemic began, we still expect reporters to immerse themselves in learning about and finding stories in our community.

Please email the publisher, Teresa Parker, teresa@provincetownindependent.org about your interest in this job and include your resume and clips.

March 2021

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