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 Matthew Barba for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Matthew Barba. 


Weekly Metro Suburban Publication for sale. Long established. In Missouri. Revenues near 100K Annually. Owner is nearing retirement, will train and assist in transition. Great as an add-on acquisition or younger couple to own and operate. Serious inquiries only. 816-225-5083 or email: 

North Missouri newspaper and shopper for sale. Great potential, untapped sources of revenue. Call 660-626-6308. 


SALES REPRESENTATIVES: Help wanted: Houston Herald, an award-winning print publication and recognized among its peers as a leader in digital initiatives, is seeking sales representatives to lead projects involving print and online advertising. Sales experience helpful but not necessary. We will train. If you thrive in a positive environment where good work is recognized, we want to talk to you. Excellent communication skills and self-motivation are required to build relationships to help clients build their businesses. Ability to work some from home and in new office quarters. Write about your past work history and experience to: Sales, P.O. Bo 170, Houston, Mo. 65483 3-24 

EDITOR: Small town newspaper looking for editor. This paper has strong ties with the community, interesting city and county governments and is located in east/central Missouri. If interested please contact Missouri Press Association at 3-24 

SPORTS EDITOR: Versatile sports editor needed! Take advantage of the opportunity to diversify your portfolio and take the next step in your career with the Courier-Tribune. Contribute to this family-owned newspaper's award-winning community journalism as our next sports editor. We are looking for a multi-talented journalist who can be the driving force of our sports reporting.

Expect to produce well-crafted copy, hone your photography and page-design skills, and contribute to maintaining a daily online and social media presence for this weekly newspaper. To succeed in this role, you must work well under deadline. We work as a team - the sports editor must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to collaborate with other editors and office staff. Our work schedules are dependent on community events, so some evening and/or weekend hours should be expected every week. Our goal is to be the primary source of local news within the communities we serve. The ideal candidate will have experience writing sports news and features for a daily or weekly newspaper, have experience with pagination software, and be familiar with AP style and social media trends.

A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. The Courier-Tribune serves the communities of Kearney, Liberty and Smithville in the Northland of Kansas City, and produces several specialty publications throughout the year. It is a division of NPG Newspapers, a family-owned company based in St. Joseph, Mo. NPG offers competitive pay and benefits. Employment is contingent on passage of a drug screening and background check. A valid driver license with clear driving record and proof of insurance is also required.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume, cover letter and 3 to 4 examples each of writing, photography and page design to 3-21


MULTIMEDIA SALES: Do you love talking to people? Being creative in all aspects of your day? Learning about cool new things? Balancing multiple projects because you LOVE a challenge? We can't wait to meet you!

If you join our highly motivated team, you'll work with all types of businesses and media, from print products to a heavy emphasis on cutting-edge digital advertising products. Social networking skills are desired. This is a cool opportunity with great rewards - compensation package includes guaranteed base plus incentives! Reliable transportation, good driving record, and valid driver's license required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience needed. Full time with benefits. Email resume to or complete an application at 101 N Fourth St., Columbia, MO 65201 EOE / drug free workplace 3-16 

ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE: The Ste. Genevieve Herald has an opening in its advertising department for someone who can juggle multiple responsibilities with advertising sales, design, classifieds, legal notices, digital, special projects, and more. The position currently is four days, 32 hours, with benefits (health, vision, dental; IRA) and opportunities for growth. Ste. Genevieve is along the Mississippi River one hour south of St. Louis and one hour north of Cape Girardeau and is famous for its wineries and French colonial architecture. Interested applicants can send resumes and references by email to or mail to Toby Carrig, Ste. Genevieve Herald, P.O. Box 447, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670. 3-16

STRATEGIC DIGITAL SALES EXECUTIVE: Kanas City Star Media Company is the place to work if you are looking for a thrilling, leading-edge work environment where you can grow and develop your professional skills. We are looking for a talented individual to join our digital team. Our impact is growing every day. Our award-winning journalism, digital reach, and commitment to innovative growth have never been stronger and we want you to be part of that!

Job Responsibilities: We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Strategic Digital Account Executive with proven success managing, selling, and executing strategic objectives to exceed local digital revenue goals. Someone who possesses a strong business development background utilizing a consultative sales approach. You will need to prospect qualified candidates, consult to identify growth opportunities, and deliver a compelling marketing strategy with an extensive, first-class digital portfolio. If you have a proven track record of successful media sales, as well as a strong background in helping customers grow their business through digital marketing, then we have an outstanding opportunity for you.

Job Requirements

Desired Experience: Experience in selling digital advertising; Work on multiple campaigns simultaneously, and under deadline, while being flexible to the clients' needs; Create & sell custom digital advertising strategies; Collaborate actively and constructively in team environment; Ability to pivot quickly without losing speed, focus or quality; Excellent track record of providing clients with custom digital solutions and closing business

Required: Combination of knowledge and experience equivalent to a B.A. or B.S. Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Sales or related field; Digital sales experience including mobile platforms, SEO/SEM, Targeted Email, Social and other offerings; Clean DMV

What we offer: Base + commission with uncapped earning potential; Opportunities for advancement; Fast paced, fun work environment in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District 3-16

MANAGER/SALES REPRESENTATIVE: Wanted for Centralia Fireside Guard, Centralia MO, an award-winning weekly newspaper located close to Columbia. Successful applicant will have strong management skills, sales experience in both print and digital, and be a motivated team leader capable of setting and meeting sales goals. Excellent benefit package includes health and dental insurance, 401(k), vacation, gas allowance, etc. Email resume to Walt Gilbert at 3-15

SPORTS REPORTER: Bolivar Herald-Free Press, a twice-weekly, is seeking a sports editor/reporter for a one-person sports staff interested in joining the cause of making a difference in lives of all ages in and around Polk County, Mo. We are THE source for all things news and information in our community, which has a small university and multiple high schools, with champions aplenty. We hear frequent confirmation of our relevance from the people whose lives we impact. Our current sports champion has done a great job in print and online, with photos, video and copy. We seek the same with constant focus on improvement, just like the athletes we cover. We are losing our champ to a desire to be near family out of state. Please direct inquiries and resumes to Dave Berry, editor and publisher, at, or PO Box 330, Bolivar, Mo., 65613 3-13

GENERAL MANAGER: The Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Arkansas seeks an experienced leader who is innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage all the operations of this seven-day a week newspaper. This individual must possess exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, fi nancial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as a general manager or advertising sales leader of a newspaper. The Sentinel-Record is owned by WEHCO Media, an industry leader offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K and profit sharing. Please send resume and salary requirements to Terri Leifeste at 3-8

REPORTER: The Buffalo Reflex is seeking a reporter interested in joining the cause of making a difference in lives of all ages in and around Dallas County, Missouri. We are THE source for all things news and information in our community and we often hear confirmation of our relevance from the people whose lives we impact. Please direct inquires and resumes to Paul Campbell, editor and general manager, at or Buffalo Reflex, PO Box 770, Buffalo, MO 65622. Applications available at 114 E. Lincoln, Buffalo. 2-15

DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE: Houston Herald is seeking a digital marketing account executive selling digital advertising solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses in the area. The primary focus is to develop new business sales through quality prospecting and relationship building while working with them to determine the right mix of our product line to create a solution that will bring them a solid return on their investment.
Required qualifications include: previous sales experience, strong work ethic with the ability to make several calls each week to reach new customers and manage existing relations, ability to demonstrate how you organize your days in order to maximize selling opportunities with little supervision and desire to work for a company that recognizes your value and growth opportunities.
Our company culture is that of a true start up; we work hard, reward well, encourage new ideas and provide opportunities for growth.
Send us your resume to: Digital sales, P.O. Box 170, Houston, Mo. 65483. 2-15

CLASSIFIED SALES MANAGER: The Herald-Whig, a division of QMI, has an immediate opening for Classified Sales Manager to lead and direct the call center for the Herald-Whig print and online products. This position reports directly to the Advertising Director.
Are you: Professional, talented and driven to succeed; An experienced supervisor; A motivational team leader.
Do You Have? Experience in advertising sales; A solid understanding of multi-media products; A proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals; Creative thinking and problem solving skills.
Submit your cover letter, resume and reference to: Christina Wilson, Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Illinois 62301. Email:
The Herald-Whig offers an attractive base wage plus commission compensation plan. This is a full time position eligible for a comprehensive fringe benefits package offering. 2-14

RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER: Looking for our next Advertising Director. The Herald-Whig Newspaper in Quincy, Illinois is looking for a high energy, highly motivated individual to lead a team of six account executives. As the Retail Advertising Manager, you will be in the trenches, making sales calls with your team. You will be managing revenue goals and sales, and creating sales strategies in conjunction with the Advertising Director. You will be the project manager on most initiatives. If you are a leader and have a passion to motivate others, this may be the perfect position for you!

Key Responsibilities: Develop advertising plans to grow local business; Ability to deal effectively with people and organizations in diverse situations; Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service; Motivate a sales team in a results-driven business
Qualifications: At least five years sales experience preferred; Significant experience in marketing, developing and growing major accounts; Excellent communication skills; Detail-oriented with strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task; Acceptable driving record required

This position offers an opportunity to grow and advance your career within the Herald-Whig. The Retail Advertising Manager will stair step into the Advertising Director role in the future. The award-winning Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves.

Quincy is a 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.

This full-time position includes an attractive benefits package. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, send resume by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at 2-14

BUSINESS REPORTER: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a reporter. Expertise in AP style is required; three to five years of reporting, ideally in business, is preferred. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, including health, life and 401(k). Send résumé and clips to Eric Olson, editor, or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801. 2-8





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