PNA Job Bank
The Press And Journal is looking for a reporter/photographer to join its staff for its publications that include a community weekly, bimonthly publications, directories as well as internet sites for all and social media support for them as well. The newspaper is located in Middletown, Pa., a suburb of Harrisburg. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation of the importance of community journalism, where a feature story on the local high school musical is just as important as an in-depth look at the borough council's annual budget. Experience writing on deadline is required. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to handle a variety of reporting, writing, design and editing tasks. We focus on community news, on the people in the communities we serve, covering the events, crimes, celebrations, issues and happenings that affect our readership.
Send cover letter, resume with references, clips and salary expectations to email@example.com, Press And Journal, 20 S. Union St., Middletown, Pa. 17057.
Director, Interactive Media
MANSI Media, the ad placement arm of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, is looking for a highly motivated digital sales professional to lead our interactive business sales efforts.
The ideal candidate must be an advocate for local digital media, have a proven track record of digital sales success, and have outstanding knowledge of the online and mobile media world. Good training skills are a plus, along with an ability to evaluate new revenue opportunities and execute them effectively. Must be able to multitask and work well on a team.
Previous experience selling in the digital arena is desired. Travel will be required.
• Office in Harrisburg, Pa. Salary plus commission and bonus opportunities. Good benefits.
• Previous experience and college degree required.
EOE. Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Software Consulting Services, LLC
Software Consulting Services, LLC (SCS) is looking for the right person to help the company grow its business. SCS recently started offering enterprise advertising systems using a new business model. As a result, SCS wants to engage with small to mid-market dailies and larger weeklies, offer bundled advertising solutions and provide managed services by subscription, among other goals.
The ideal candidate is someone with a talent for sales who thinks independently and has a broad knowledge of the newspaper business. SCS is looking for someone with both tactical sales skills and strategic business thinking.
SCS offers good benefits with a base salary and a generous bonus plan. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Richard Cichelli at email@example.com.
The York Daily Record/Sunday News is seeking freelance correspondents to cover municipal and school board meetings. Preference is for candidates to have some college-level or professional writing experience. Must be available at least one evening per week, have dependable transportation and be able to accept (and learn from) constructive criticism. If interested, email resume and two or three writing samples to Kara Eberle, day metro editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Online News Association is looking for a proven forward thinker passionate about the possibilities of digital media, who thrives on identifying, testing out and sharing emerging platforms for journalists, and possesses a collaborative spirit to grow our relationships in the startup-to-major media and tech communities. See the full Digital Director job description.
Audience Development Manager
The Centre Daily Times (State College) has an opportunity for a high-energy, motivated and creative individual who possesses strong sales and marketing skills to help us grow print and digital circulation volumes.
Sales channels include but are not limited to telemarketing, kiosk, e-mail blast, direct mail, daily deal programs, single copy inserts and total market coverage products. This position is responsible for developing and overseeing single copy planning of store partnerships and promotions. Responsibility also includes handling our opt-in free publication program and achieving volume goals. Achievements in overall audience growth and revenue while developing efficiencies that maximize resources will be the key to the success in this position.
A degree in Marketing or similar work experience is required along with experience working in social media and e-mail marketing. Great people skills and experience in relationship building is necessary. Newspaper circulation experience would be a great plus. Competitive base salary plus bonus. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability and more.
Qualified candidate should submit cover letter and resume to the Centre Daily Times, 3400 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801 Attn: Karen Mrsa or email email@example.com. The Centre Daily Times is an equal employment opportunity and drug-free workplace employer.
Membership Development/Marketing Director
PAGE Cooperative, a successful purchasing cooperative for more than twenty-five years, and representing more than 250 privately owned newspaper/media companies, is looking for a seasoned professional with marketing and sales skills and experience to assist members in their utilization of the cooperative’s programs and to direct the development of new programs and markets. This position will require significant travel and the ability to communicate with all levels of personnel within our media organizations. A full job definition for this position is available at: http://bit.ly/1hEp0mx
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with salary expectations and references to: John Snyder, CEO, PAGE Cooperative, 700 American Avenue, Suite 101, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Applications will also be accepted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with Marketing Director as the subject line.
Assistant to Publisher/Ad Agency President (Bala Cynwyd, Pa.)
Communications firm with divisions producing radio interview shows, business newspaper, event planning, a casting co., and full advertising agency services including TV spots, seeking executive contact, sales and service individual. Good telephone manner and clean-cut appearance major assets. Contact Joe Ball, ACT, Inc. (Tel.: 484-562-0063, Email: email@example.com, Fax: 484-562-0068). Full time preferred. Part time possible. Commission based, with expenses paid, plus many amenities. Excellent career opportunity.
The Latrobe Bulletin is looking for a pressman with experience with Goss Community. Full or part time. Send resumes to Gary Siegel, Publisher, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-537-3351 ext.19.
A new manager/publisher/owner is wanted for a small weekly newspaper with long history, serving small towns and rural area in Southcentral Pa. The current owners are nearing retirement but will offer training during transition.
Pluses for successful applicant should include some or all of the following:
- Experience in advertising sales;
- Understanding the unique opportunities and problems of weekly newspaper publishing;
- Willingness to live in and be part of the local community;
- Willingness to take an equity stake as part of remuneration towards purchase.
Applicant must be willing to devote a year to meeting residents, writing stories, selling ads, and learning publication criteria.
For further information, confidentiality agreement, and sample newspapers, please email email@example.com and include your name, home mailing address, email address, day and evening telephone numbers, and newspaper background.