Journal Publishing LLC seeks EDITOR and PUBLISHER or MANAGEMENT TRAINEE for Editor and Publisher and NEW OWNER of Journal Publishing LLC, parent company of The Mercersburg Journal and The AD Journal.
Successful applicant needs experience in and/or working knowledge of a majority of the following:
•Working with writers in the development of story ideas and editing copy.
•Area advertising sales and working with others in design of advertising promotions.
•Working with outside advertising agencies and their clients.
•A general understanding of accounting methods used by small business including payroll and client billing.
Applicant must possess good computer, math, and telephone skills; be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys meeting the public and doing a variety of jobs; will be working with several part-time writers, assigning beats, and editing their copy, making it ready for layout in the newspaper; will be responsible for the overseeing of a monthly billing cycle; will be responsible for maintaining established advertising accounts as well as developing new accounts; and have reliable transportation.
We seek someone who likes developing a concept, laying out a plan of action, and seeing the project to a successful conclusion.
Successful applicant will be encouraged to develop the following in the future, and therefore experience in the following would be helpful:
•Social Media marketing.
•Web page design and management.
•Online/electronic payment systems.
Becoming an Owner (i.e., that is a member in Journal Publishing LLC)
After the completion of one successful year (or less, depending on qualifications), this individual will be named Managing Editor and Co-Publisher of The Mercersburg Journal and The AD Journal, and will be further awarded an ownership stake in Journal Publishing LLC (at no cost other than his or her having demonstrated success, i.e. meeting established levels of sales and other criteria).
Send resumé along with a letter of interest highlighting your experiences related to the above criteria to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
The Mercersburg Journal
Attention: Gene & Barb Leese
PO Box 716
McConnellsburg, PA 17233