Ohio News Media Association

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Current Job Postings

General Assignment Reporter

The Circleville Herald

The Circleville Herald is seeking a General Assignment Reporter to work M-F, 9-6 most days, with an occasional evening meeting or weekend assignment. Journalism degree or at least one year experience in the field preferred. Must be able to write breaking news and features, generate story ideas, and understand AP Style. We are an AP award-winning paper serving all of Pickaway County, Ohio. Our population is diverse, ranging from rural to urban, with a vibrant political scene.

 

Resumes, writing samples and cover letters should be emailed to news@circlevilleherald.com.


Multi-media journalist

Logan Daily News

This position is responsible for generating editorial content for both print and online publications and will report to the Editor. The successful candidate must be a flexible self-starter and attentive to details, as well as, be able to multi-task and meet deadlines. Candidates for this position should have strong written and oral communications skills; be familiar with Associated Press Style; be able to generate copy, photos and video for our print and online publications; be able to produce both news and feature stories; be able to post breaking news and update stories on our websites; and be able to meet daily deadlines.

The successful candidate should also be able to develop relationships with key leaders and other sources throughout Hocking and surrounding counties and be familiar with Facebook, Twitter and other online social networking platforms. Some weekend and evening hours are required. This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications. Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and client orientation and exhibit an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member as well as a team leader.

Essential Functions:

• Assists in posting online content to include text,
photos and videos; writes editorials.
• Works with all other departments, helps to achieve
daily goals.
• Must be able to edit and format copy and be able to
anticipate workloads based on productions schedules.
• Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance
with company core values.
• Initiate and nurture effective, professional
relationships with internal and external contacts.
Minimum Requirements:
• Prior reporting/editing experience required.
Demonstrate ability to multi-task.
Technology Skills:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook is required along with social
media such as Facebook and Twitter.
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
preferred.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter and resume to dtobin@logandaily.com


Circulation Operations Manager

The Lima News

The Lima News is looking for a Circulation Operations Manager (COM). The COM is responsible for the distribution of The Lima News daily newspaper and it’s associated products. The COM will manage, lead and direct employees in the circulation department to achieve excellent customer service and readership growth via independent contractor delivery partners. This includes but is not limited to contract management, expense and revenue management and strategic planning. The COM will work with the circulation leadership team in the development and implementation of growth initiatives; insure product control at the distribution center and at drop sites. This position will lead staff training and development and independent contractor orientation and recruiting.

Required Skills

The Circulation Operations Manager must possess and display excellent communication skills in working with the public and internal and external business partners. Strong negotiations, leadership analytical and budgeting skills are a must. Familiarity with Microsoft office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, preferred. Required Experience High school diploma or equivalent required and at least 5 years of newspaper operations management experience is strongly preferred.

Job Duties

1. Screening, hiring, training, coaching, mentoring, monitoring employee performances, and employee termination when appropriate. 2. Team building with district managers, warehouse staff, transportation drivers and redelivery personnel to insure a healthy working environment. 3. Monitor distribution daily to insure time and service standards are met for all publications. 4. Ensure customer service and delivery deadlines are met. 5. Must possess excellent communication skills, oral and written, to deal with staff, business partners and the public. 6. Responsible for distribution of multiple products daily including Wall Street Journal and New York Times and all Lima News products. 7. Must be capable of managing route optimization to insure routes are profitable for the company while being attractive for independent contractors. 8. Manager must possess strong analytical and math skills and be able to manage and plan a budget. 9. Manager must work to maintain and grow circulation volumes in the market. 10. Responsible for overseeing the contracting of independent contractors for home delivery and single copy sales.

To apply, email resume to Dick Fuller, Group Circulation Director, AIM Media Midwest rfuller@aimmediamidwest.com.