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Current Job Postings

Editor

The York Dispatch

York, Pennsylvania

The York Dispatch needs a strong leader to guide a passionate crew of professional journalists to greater heights. This highly motivated journalist will oversee our newsroom operations, including long-range planning of major stories, series and projects.

The Editor reports directly to the President, working with a talented staff to provide timely, enterprising and innovative news for our readers.

If you thrive on competition and are looking for the opportunity to prove yourself, this is it. The York Dispatch goes head-to-head with the York Daily Record in one of America’s traditional two-newspaper towns. Website and mobile apps make this a 24/7 digital news feed as well as mornings Monday – Friday in print.

Qualified candidates must hold a four-year degree and have at least six years management experience in a well-respected newsroom.  Our new Editor will bring strong organizational skills … an ability to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines … and a commitment to supporting the staff. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Teresa Hoover at thoover@yorkdispatch.com. We are an equal opportunity workplace. 


Copy editor/page designer

The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.Va.

Experienced sports copy editor needed The Herald-Dispatch, a locally owned, award-winning daily newspaper in Huntington, W.Va., is seeking a motivated journalist with sports experience for a full-time position as a sports copy editor. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in news design, a firm grasp of AP style and grammar, and a knowledge of sports. The candidate also should be comfortable with Adobe software such as InDesign and have a degree in journalism or equivalent work experience. The evening position entails working closely with the sports and news editors to design and lay out the daily sports section as well as any special sports publications throughout the year. Benefits include a competitive salary, paid vacation, health, dental and vision insurance as well as disability plans and a 401(K). Applicants should email a resume, cover letter and samples to: News Editor Don Willis at dfwillis@heralddispatch.com or Managing Editor Les Smith at lessmith@heralddispatch.com or mail to: The Herald-Dispatch c/o Don Willis, 946 5th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701.


Circulation District Manager

Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

GENERAL SUMMARY: Supervise a delivery force to ensure excellent performance over home delivery service with the ultimate goal of circulation growth. PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. These duties do not specify each and every possible task, which might be performed. · Communicate and enforce policies and procedures to independent agent carrier force to ensure excellent customer service. · Supervise an independent carrier work force for home delivery. · Perform all necessary administrative functions to run a district. · Manage carrier force from appropriate distribution center. · Manage and when necessary, distribute all products within the distribution centers. · Supervise resolution of customer complaints personally or through the carriers. · Manage the draw for all independent agent/single copy sales in his/her geographic area to maximize sales. · Manage all billing statements for independent agents, including collection; documentation and submitting appropriate credit/debits. · Track appropriate service and circulation numbers. · When necessary, responsible for delivery to subscribers. · Develop opportunities to increase sales and circulation in his/her assigned district. JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS: Good organization, communication and recruitment skills. Need valid driver’s license. ABILITIES: Public relations, problem solving. Valid drivers license (0-2 points maximum); state required insurance. EDUCATION PREFERRED: College degree or equivalent experience. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: Sales, public relations, collection background, and management experience supervising a day-to-day operation. EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Company car, Company cell phone, PC. HOURS: (hours determined by the company) SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY: (If yes, explain) Directly supervise a carrier force made up of independent agents to meet customer expectations and enforce all company policies. CUSTOMER SERVICE RESPONSIBILITY: To ensure an excellent level of customer service by striving to understand what customers need and want, and to respond accordingly. DESCRIBE JOB IN TERMS OF COMPLEXITY, INITIATIVE, JUDGEMENT, ETC.: Position requires an individual that is self-motivated, well organized, and takes a common sense approach to problem solving. Ability to perform under extreme pressure and meet deadlines on a daily basis is very important. Ability to recruit, train and supervise independent agents for early morning delivery of newspapers. Physical activity may include door-to-door deliveries, unloading and distribution of product within the Distribution center. Ability to interface with the public, including customers and carriers. WORKING CONDITIONS ENVIRONMENT: Field oriented position, with some lifting, pushing and pulling SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Good driving record (night driving daily) FEDERAL LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) CHECK ONE: EXEMPT X NON-EXEMPT

Email application to David Johnson at djohnson@thebeaconjournal.com.


Reporter

Marysville Journal-Tribune

Full time General News reporter position available. Must have writing and computer skills. Journalism background preferred, Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus.

Send resume  c/o Marysville Journal-Tribune, PO Box 226, Marysville, OH 43040 or email kb@marysvillejt.com.