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Seeking Relentless Local Ad Sales Manager

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Local Ad Sales Manager
Company: 
Victoria Advocate
Email: 
employment@news-journal.com
Location: 
Victoria, TX

The award-winning Victoria Advocate, located in Victoria, TX, is seeking a Local Advertising Sales Manager to join its team. With a robust combination of print, digital and niche products and services, we strive to position ourselves as the go-to source for news in the Greater Victoria and Crossroads area.

We are looking for a professional Advertising Sales Manager with:
* Great work attitude: Self-motivation, a sense of urgency and a relentless pursuit of goals.
* Consistent accountability for results: The planning skills to develop products and campaigns and people skills to lead sales teams to sell them at budgeted levels or above.
* A client focused approach to multimedia proposals to match the clients’ annual objectives, considering the impact of the full suite of digital, social and print advertising products..
* An organized approach to business plans, with attention to overall strategy and critical details.
* The ability to function as a member of a management team – as well as to lead a sales team.
* Excellent communication skills and a confidence in presenting both to individuals and groups.
* An ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines – good project management skills.
* Strong knowledge of what makes an effective print ad and marketing campaign.
* Working knowledge of competing media types.
* Ability to recruit, train and develop consultative advertising sellers (i.e. ability to build a team).

Are you qualified? You just might be, if you:
* Have a track record of success at growing advertising revenues on your own and/or by leading a team, including coaching, role plays, joint calls and performance planning.
* Have a reputation for being flexible and attuned to the culture of a business and its workers – both getting along and getting things done.
* Are an adept user of common business software and contact management/order processing systems as well as with networking and recruiting through online and social media.
* Have at least 3 years sales and/or sales management experience.

What’s in it for you?
* A fun, friendly work atmosphere with professional standards
* Innovation opportunities as we work to produce 21st century ad products and services – print, digital, mobile, social – through all channels
* A chance to make a difference every day, working alongside talented and dedicated associates
* A strong base salary and monthly bonus opportunities
* A full suite of benefits, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long term disability and 401(k) retirement plan
* Generous paid time off
* An opportunity to build an exciting, profitable and rewarding career
* Candidates must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance and must successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to the email provided. Please be sure to include the position in the subject line of your email.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Community Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Brownwood Bulletin
Email: 
dstuckly@brownwoodbulletin.com
Location: 
Brownwood, TX

The Brownwood Bulletin has an immediate opening for a community reporter to join our news team. The ideal candidate, above all else, is passionate about community news. You like getting to know people around town and can spot a good feature a mile away.

The candidate must also be a self-starter who can work independently with a strong writing background, and a willingness to cover a wide range of stories from local government to education to features and beyond.

The individual will be expected to also shoot photos and video as well as posting to social media.

This position is full-time and offers a competitive salary and benefits, including a 401K plan.

Qualified applicants can submit a resumé and two to three writing clips to Derrick Stuckly at dstuckly@brownwoodbulletin.com.

Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Panola Watchman
Email: 
employment@news-journal.com
Location: 
Carthage, TX

The Panola Watchman, an award-winning twice weekly newspaper based in Carthage, TX, is seeking a local news reporter who can play a big role at a small paper. With a “digital first, print best” attitude, this position will cover news and features through print, digital and photographs.

Candidates will have:
* Strong writing and interviewing skills
* The ability to generate story ideas independently and collaborate with online and print staff on news and enterprise
* Basic photography skills
* Ability to cover and advance news using social media tools
* Proven ability to meet deadlines

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, curious and dedicated to fair and accurate reporting. We need reporters who are comfortable interacting with all types of people – from sources to readers – and who can skillfully relay both the hard news and the human interest story.

Two years of newspaper experience is preferred, but will consider recent graduate with good clips from internship or college newspaper work. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance and must be able to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements, and salary requirements to employment@news-journal.com. Please be sure to include position name in the subject line of your email.

Strong Editor Needed

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Managing Editor
Email: 
southtexaseditor@gmail.com
Location: 
Houston area

A community newspaper near Houston is seeking a strong, experienced news editor. Candidate must have experience in page design and photography. You are a one-person news department for the most part but will have access to stringers to help with coverage. Please send resume to southtexaseditor@gmail.com. You must also attach a letter on what sets you apart of other candidates. We are looking for someone who is a visionary, who can adapt to more of a digital presence.

Sports editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Sports editor
Company: 
Vernon Daily Record
Email: 
editor@vernonrecord.com
Location: 
Vernon, Texas

The VDR is seeking a full-time sports editor.
The sports editor will coordinate sports coverage of five high schools and a college. Knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop are a must. The job includes a competitive salary and benefits.