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 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. 


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Weekly community newspaper for sale. Long established. In Missouri. 100K/annual revenue. Serious inquiries only. 660-726-2073 or email: rgsales00769@gmail.com 


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


The Jackson County Advocate, a 63-year-old newspaper covering South Kansas City and Grandview, is for sale. Inquiries may be sent to bdavis@jcadvocate.com. 


Long established small weekly newspaper in Southwest Missouri, the Webb City Sentinel, is for sale. Owner for the past 36 years is nearing retirement. To inquire, send message to news@webbcity.net. 

 

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OUTSIDE SALES SUPERVISOR: Do you believe in products and services that grow businesses? Do you understand the power of marketing and can you communicate these benefits to customers? Are you a leader who inspires? Join our team. Extremely competitive salary and benefit packages. Use one of the following links to apply for this position: https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6172183927424372736; https://twitter.com/tulsaworld/status/766421658982899715; https://www.facebook.com/tulsaworld/posts/10153876707046446:0 Or contact Celia Armstrong at 918-581-8507 or by email at celia.armstrong@tulsaworld.com 8-26 


REGIONAL ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: Gatehouse Media is seeking a strong sales leader to manage local digital products and services, as well as print and online marketing programs and packages. This role involves direct oversight of several Multimedia Sales Executives for a group of three daily newspapers and other publications in the Lake of the Ozarks Region. Responsibilities include driving sales of Propel Digital Products and Services, newspaper and other print products, direct mail and event based marketing solutions; maximizing key revenue initiatives; coaching and developing the staff; collaborating effectively with management colleagues; building a sales pipeline; and maintaining excellent client relationships. Propel Marketing is a full service digital services firm owned by Gatehouse, with offices located in each newspaper market. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, knowledgeable and creative about developing customized local advertising solutions. Digital sales and management experience strongly preferred. If you are motivated, goal oriented and success driven, this may be the career position for you. This full-time position requires a bachelor’s degree or higher and three or more years of experience. We offer a competitive base salary, excellent bonus plan. We also offer Health, Dental, Life Insurance, 401(k) and flexible spending accounts. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Send resume and cover letter to: tbookstaver@gatehousemedia.com An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 8-24 


ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE:  The Current News Magazine is seeking a full time sales representative to join our team. We are servicing the Southwest St. Louis Area (Jefferson County, St. Louis County). We are looking for outgoing, self-motivated, organized team players. We want individuals that enjoy the challenge of setting and making goals. Good people skills are a must. Previous sales experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. This is a full time position with salary, commission, and company benefits. Please send your resume to Stharp@lakewaypublishers.com 8-23 


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, eolson@sbj.net or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801. 8-22 


STAFF REPORTER: The Rolla Daily News is looking for a staff reporter to cover community news in the small but vital town in the heart of the south central region of Missouri. The successful candidate will be joining a family of print and digital publications covering news and sports. Responsibilities will include gathering news for print and digital, handling photography, video, social media, content management on the digital platform and assisting with page building using Quark. Rolla offers a wide range of experiences for a reporter wanting to develop community news skills, who likes working with the public and can work independently or as a team member. This is a challenging position for the right candidate. Rolla is home to Missouri S & T, located near several state parks, with plenty of outdoors experiences. The area is known for wineries and offers a unique small town atmosphere with a historic downtown area. Located near St. Louis and Springfield. Position requires a journalism or related degree. Experience is helpful. Pay and benefits are competitive. Position is available immediately in the three-person newsroom. The Rolla Daily News is a community newspaper and website owned by Gatehouse Media. Please send resume and clips to jmiller@lakesunonline.com or mail to 918 North Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO. 65026. No phone calls. 8-19


GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Kirksville Daily Express, an award-winning daily newspaper in northeast Missouri, has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter. Responsibilities will include both news and sports coverage, as well as pagination. This is a key position in facilitating our ongoing and continued growth. The Daily Express has been honored annually for news writing, investigative reporting, feature writing, photography, opinion writing and general excellence. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


NEWS REPORTER: The Linn County Leader, a three-day newspaper in north-central Missouri, has an immediate opening for a news reporter. Responsibilities include content creation, social media management and more. This person will lead news coverage and play a key role in covering this community. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


NEWS REPORTER: The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, a five-day newspaper, has an immediate opening for a news reporter. This is an opportunity for a journalist with a passion for it all, from hard-hitting news to the kinds of feature stories that give people a better understanding of their community. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


GENERAL MANAGER: The Parsons Sun is seeking a dynamic, multimedia advertising general manager. This is an ideal position for someone who wants to be outside working with sales reps to help their customers develop effective advertising campaigns. We are seeking a general manager with an expertise at new revenue generation utilizing new media as well as managing the two daily newspaper sales staffs, classifieds and a strong commercial printing business. Strategic planning and creative thoughts will be critical for the right candidate. The Parsons Sun and its sister paper, The Chanute Tribune, are five-day daily papers in SE Kansas. We offer a competitive salary with a performance bonus plan as well as health care benefits. Interested candidates should send resume to: brucewallace03@gmail.com. 


EDITOR: The Warren County Record, an award-winning, weekly newspaper is seeking a seasoned editor to oversee coverage of county and municipal beats, courts and general news. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Five year's experience in community journalism preferred. Solid reporting background and photography skills required. Editor serves as main photographer for publication; community newspaper background preferred; social media experience expected. This position requires some nights and weekends.  Sick of working for a chain? Come to work for a family-owned and operated newspaper that values enterprise journalism and rewards hard work. We are a 3,074 paid circulation paper with a great team-orientated staff located 50 miles west of St. Louis in Warrenton, MO. Good pay and benefits including health insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing. Send resume, qualifications and clips to Susan Miller Warden, 14 W. Main St., Washington, MO 63090, or email to millers@emissourian.com. 

 


EDITOR: Richmond News, a county seat newspaper 38 miles east of Kansas City, Mo., is seeking a seasoned hands-on editor to oversee the coverage of central and eastern Ray County, which includes municipal, county, courts and school beats. This position also requires reporting responsibilities for the city of Richmond. Richmond News has been the recipient of numerous Missouri Best Newspaper awards in government reporting, business, news, features, sports and design. We strive to continue to provide a high quality news product that serves as a government watchdog and a champion for readers. Also, we are community minded. Our editor is also of the same mindset, who is one of the faces of our organization in the community. The position requires excellent organizational and people skills, a strong knowledge of AP style and copy editing, as well as excellent grammar and spelling. Good news judgment is paramount, as well. Photography skills are a big plus. This position will also coach and coordinate assignments of a full-time reporter and news stringers. The position requires some flexibility in time, as some nights and weekend work is needed. Come work for a family-owned newspaper in a fun, friendly environment. Richmond is quintessential small-town America, at its heart a historic square. Competitive pay with vacation and sick time benefits. Email resume, qualifications and work examples to JoEllen Black, publisher, at publisher@richmond-dailynews.com, or mail to P.O. Box 100, Richmond, MO 64085.

 


REPORTER: The Cedar County Republican, based in Stockton, is seeking a journalist with a passion to report news in our local community. If you possess skills befitting a community news organization we would like to talk with you. Web experience would be a plus. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE Please submit an application with resume’ and samples by email to: marilyne@CedarRepublican.com; by fax to: 417-276-5760; or by mail to: Reporter Position, P.O. Box 1018, Stockton, MO 65785. Applications are also available at: 26 Public Square, Stockton, MO, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. 


NEW BUSINESS/DIGITAL SPECIALIST: The Daily Journal in Park Hills has an opportunity for a combination New Business/Digital Specialist. This position will sell print and digital advertising for the Daily Journal, Farmington Press and Democrat News (and associated websites) as well as our Amplified suite of digital advertising solutions. Previous sales experience is required and knowledge of advertising and media sales preferred. Candidate should be comfortable in the print and digital worlds. He or she must be able to present multiple products in sales calls and be able to offer superior customer service after the sale is made. This is a “Hunter” position so the ability to find new business is the key to success. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following: SEO and SEM, social media, targeted display and e-mail and analytics. Candidate should also have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). Time management skills and the ability to work independently are important in this position. He or she should also be able to present advertising solutions to a diverse cross section of prospects, from local mom and pop stores to regional advertisers. This position offers a base salary plus a great commission and bonus program. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and holiday pay and a 401k plan. Apply for this position online at: www.dailyjournalonline.com/workhere Please include resume with salary history. No phone calls please Equal Opportunity Employer-Drug Free Workplace 


GENERAL MANAGER/EDITOR: Award winning weekly newspaper, The Chariton Valley News Press is looking for a versatile reporter with a passion for community journalism. Responsibilities include writing news, sports and feature stories for print and online; photography; page design; and keeping the newspaper’s website social media presence up to date. This position requires a highly motivated, energetic, detail-oriented team player. Position is ideal for recent journalism, multi media, or communications graduate. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and 3 to 4 examples each of writing, photography and page design to proll@fayettenews.com.  


REPORTER: The (Quincy, IL) Herald-Whig, a seven-day newspaper, is looking for an experienced reporter with a proven ability to break news, write engaging feature and enterprise stories, and cover a high-profile beat in a way that is relevant to readers’ lives. Are you a tenacious and productive reporter who always aims for Page One and can write clearly, accurately and authoritatively? Do you have social media and multimedia experience? If you answered yes to both, your next job and career path may be at the Whig. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves. The newspaper staff has won 39 awards the past two years, and our circulation is growing. 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. The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 


SALES POSITION: Newspaper and website advertising. Must have dependable transportation. Will train right candidate. Qualifications: Must be dependable; Outgoing personality; Missouri driver's license required; Sales experience preferred. Benefits include: Paid vacation; 401K Plan; Medical/Dental insurance. Please send resume plus cover letter to bgtpub@lcs.net 7-20 


INSIDE AD SALES/DESIGN PRO: Bimonthly USA waterfowl hunting tabloid seeks motivated inside ad rep who can spec and sell print advertising with minimal supervision. Huge untapped pool of small business prospects. No travel, no meetings. Ideal for retired print sales pro or small ad agency. Submit cover letter, resume to INSIDE SALES duckmagz@gmail.com. 7-14 


COPY EDITOR: Do you want to be part of the story-planning process from the ground up? Do you have the skills to guide reporters and photographers to ensure stories are presented in the most appealing way? Do you want to be part of an interactive staff that recently launched a redesigned, award-winning website? If so, let’s talk about this opportunity. As a copy editor with The Herald-Whig, you join our award-winning team. The ideal candidate brings big ideas and works collaboratively. Our recently reorganized newsroom staff brings more people into the planning process and the position calls for a candidate ready to be a key player in print and online. The Herald-Whig is a smaller newspaper that thinks big. Former Whig copy editors and designers have gone on to work at the Gatehouse design center in Austin, Texas; The Times of Northwest Indiana in Munster, Ind.; and the Chicago Tribune. Qualifications include strong design and editing skills, a solid knowledge of the AP Stylebook, experience with story and photo planning, and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Web and social media expertise are a must. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves. The seven-day newspaper publication has won more than 70 state and national awards the past two years, 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 with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 7-11 


AREA SALES MANAGER: The Columbia Daily Tribune is currently seeking an Area Sales Manager to oversee a portion of our carrier delivery force.  Manager will ensure on time delivery, continually improve service and circulation, and recruit and contract carriers.  This individual must be sales and service oriented, have the ability to motivate, ability to multi-task, have reliable transportation, good driving record and a MO Class E driver license (obtain prior to start date).  The ideal candidate will have managerial experience, sales and customer service background, and a college degree is preferred.  Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, vacation and sick pay, personal time, holiday pay, and access to company gym.  Email resume to srinehart@columbiatribune.com.  EOE / drug free workplace 7-6 


DIGITAL IMAGE TECH/WEB PRODUCER: Part-time imaging technician/web producer position is available in our newsroom. This position is responsible for evaluating, correcting and processing photographs and other elements for publication in print and on the Web in a manner consistent with the Tribune’s editorial style. Candidates will make use of social networking and other third-party websites to promote the Tribune’s online content.  The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or significant work toward a degree, newsroom or related experience, experience in photography or graphic design, a good eye for color and quality, knowledge of color management software and tools. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, HTML coding, and CMS workflow is a must. Strong writing and advanced organizational skills are also beneficial.  Schedule is somewhat flexible, approximately 20 hours per week.  Required availability: Monday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm; Wednesday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  In addition, the weekend schedule alternates every other week: Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm; Saturday 6:00 pm to 1:00 am  then Friday 6:00 pm to 1:00 am; Saturday off.  Benefits include vacation pay, sick pay, and use of employee gym.  Email resume and days/hours of availability to srinehart@columbiatribune.com or complete an application. http://www.columbiatribune.com/site/jobs.html EOE / Drug free Workplace 7-6 


REPORTER/AD SALESPERSON:  Vernon Publishing, Inc. is accepting applications for a general assignment/sports reporter/ad salesperson for The Tipton Times. Experience is helpful, but not required. The applicant must have excellent people skills, be willing to work nights and weekends, and should have a general knowledge of the English language, sports and ad design. Applicants must live in, or be willing to move to the Tipton area, and must have a reliable vehicle for transportation. This is a 40 hour per week job, with paid vacation and health insurance. Starting base pay for a beginning reporter is 9.50 per hour. Pay is negotiable for the right person who has reporting experience. Commission paid on ad sales, so motivation is important. Send resume and writing samples to: The Tipton Times, PO Box U, Tipton MO 65081. 7-5 


JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN: Full-Time. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a full time Arkansas licensed electrician. Duties include (but not limited to) maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of all production equipment both electrical and mechanical. Pay commensurate with experience. Applications/resumes may be dropped off at The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 119 South Dixieland Street in Lowell; mailed to PO Box 1159, Lowell AR 72745; faxed to 479-770-0041; or e-mailed to jobs@nwadg.com (put Journeyman Electrician in the Subject line). EOE – Drug Free Workplace 6-24


 

 

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