Job Bank & Marketplace

Members of Missouri Press Association may place ads FREE in the Marketplace section if the ad is for a position with a Missouri newspaper. Non-members please call or email Bryan Jones for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Bryan Jones. 


NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Close to Kanas City. The owners of this prize-winning community newspaper are ready to retire. Paid circulation, active web site , two face book accounts, subscription list, a paid e-edition list plus 2 IMac computers, two smaller Mac computers and one PC, InDesign, Quick Books pro and other software, vending racks, desks and chairs, file cabinets, archives and lots more. Priced at 225,000 dollars with building or 125,000 dollars for newspaper only. Great opportunity for someone who wants an active, fulfilling and involved small town lifestyle. For more information email  5-1



PAGE DESIGNER: A family of six local newspapers surrounding Springfield is seeking someone with journalism and/or newspaper pagination experience and who can work in a fast-paced team environment. If you possess skills befitting a community news organization we would like to talk with you. EOE   Please email resume and samples to:  Or fax to: 417-326-8701. 7-6 

SALES ASSISTANT: If you are energetic, friendly, honest and in possession of excellent customer, computer and phone skills, and are team oriented, the Nixa Enterprise is interested in talking with you about a full-time position as a Sales Assistant. Applicants should also be detail oriented and have good organizational and communication skills.  Hours will vary, Monday – Friday. EOE  Email resume to; Mail to: Sales Assistant, P.O. Box 330, Bolivar, Mo., 65613; or Fax to: 417-326-8701. 7-6 

GRAPHIC ARTS MANAGER: A family of local newspapers surrounding Springfield has an immediate opening for a Graphic Arts Manager position with our combined graphic and pagination department. We are searching for the next champion with management skills and hands-on capabilities befitting a community news organization. Will lead a team but also produce alongside team members. Must be experienced in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Mac OSX. EOE. Send resume and samples to:  Or fax to: 417-326-8701.  7-6 

DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST: Front Page Digital, a division of Central Missouri Newspapers, Inc. located in Jefferson City, MO, has an immediate opening. This division’s goal is to help businesses manage their online and mobile presence through a suite of stellar products and services. We are looking for an engaged individual who will be focused on assisting clients achieve optimal results through digital packages comprised of a full array of our digital portfolio. The Digital Media Specialist will conduct all aspects of the position to include research, fulfillment, maintaining and reporting and sharing best practices across the team. This individual will work closely with the sales team to advise and ensure clients receive optimal results. 1-3 year minimum experience working with digital marketing. Must have a good understand of digital products including SEO, SEM, retargeting, social media, and analytics. The candidate must have a detailed work ethic, be highly motivated, well organized and be able to communicate effectively with a widely diverse group of individuals. Send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to:  7-2

SPORTS COPY EDITOR: The Quincy (Ill.) Herald-Whig, an award-winning seven-day newspaper, is seeking an experienced sports copy editor/page designer for our universal desk. We’re looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of being involved in all operations of our multi-platform desk -- editing local copy, doing daily page design, Web editing and taking a role in our social media sites. Good editing and headline writing skills are a must. Candidates must have experience in page design, and knowledge of InDesign is a plus. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves. The newspaper staff won 43 awards in 2014 and 31 so far this year, and our circulation is growing. Quincy is a beautiful, affordable community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa. The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Jason Lewton/Editorial Production Coordinator, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to  6-18 

PUBLISHER: Rust Communications currently has an opening for a publisher position in Marshall-Concordia, Mo. The successful applicant will manage a property that includes a newspaper which publishes three days a week, a weekly newspaper, a shopper, two websites and various specialty products. Candidates should have strong leadership skills, significant experience in financial management, solid understanding of marketing print and digital initiatives and a deep commitment to customer service. Primary responsibility is to expand, lead and direct the sales and marketing teams to exceed sales revenue, marketing and budgetary goals. Attention to detail required, combined with an eye to the overall daily, weekly, monthly and long-term strategy as a member of the Rust leadership team. Rust Communications, a family-owned company with headquarters in Cape Girardeau, Mo., publishes 50 daily and weekly newspapers in eight states. The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send resume and cover letter to Ron Kemp, Regional Vice President, Rust Communications, P.O. Box 366, Rector, AR, 72461, or email 6-3

HARD NEWS/INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER: The Sedalia Democrat, in Sedalia, MO is seeking a community hard news/investigative reporter. This reporter will be an everyday investigative reporter who will cover the Pettis County, MO government as well as public safety issues and community challenges. Candidates should have some journalism experience, but recent college graduates may be considered for the right candidate. This person must be accustomed to tackling complex stories in an engaging and analytical way. The best candidates will have the cover these top-priority beats authoritatively and will be skilled at creative and alternative storytelling. This reporter will connect with print readers and digital audiences in person, through public events and forums, and through social media. They will produce enterprising journalism that leads to change for the better and contributes to the great good of our community. The Sedalia Democrat is a member of Civitas Media and publishes six days a week. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Send resume, cover letter, references and 5 to 10 writing/reporting samples to the following individuals: Tim Epperson, Editor, Sedalia Democrat    and   Nicole Cooke, City reporter/Editor, Sedalia Democrat    5-28 


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