Newspaper Job Openings

Advertising Operations Director:  The Omaha World-Herald is the No. 1 source for local news and advertising in Omaha, Nebraska, and the surrounding region. We are searching for an Advertising Operations Director with experience in print and digital design and production as well as analytics. This key position reports directly to the Vice President of Advertising and leads a talented 26-person team. Our creative group develops campaigns and designs advertisements for thousands of local businesses. The perfect candidate needs to be an exceptional leader with management experience. The role directs layout, design, and copy writing, sets and monitors production schedules, and provides direction to staff. Berkshire Hathaway Media Group owns the Omaha World Herald and has 32 daily newspapers across the country. If you are interested in working for a respected business, developing people, and producing award-winning work, we want to talk to you.  Please send your resume to: Jennifer.snow@bhmginc.comEqual Opportunity Employer • Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required • This Employer E-Verifies(24,31)

Reporter: Enterprise Publishing Co. in Blair, Neb., is searching for a fun, dedicated, adaptable team player with a positive attitude to help us create amazing content for our readers through stories, videos and photography. We're looking for a storyteller who can serve as a "spotlight" for community journalism. This news team may produce one twice-weekly and one weekly, but our fast-paced work environment keeps you on your toes. You could be covering a parade with Facebook Live one day, and reporting from the scene of a devastating storm the next. At Enterprise Publishing, you'll know your bosses. We have been a family-owned media company for six generations. We own 12 community papers in Nebraska and Iowa. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and benefits. Tell us why you should work for us. Contact Managing Editor Katie Rohman with your resume and a link to your portfolio or several published clips attached as PDFs at editor@enterprisepub.com. No calls, please. EOE. (24,31)

Multi-Media Sales Executive. The Boone News Republican/Shopping News in Central Iowa is looking for a Multimedia Sales Executive for established website and print products in the Boone Co. area. Responsibilities include the development of new business relationships through in-person contact. You will be required to solicit for new business, and demonstrate solid presentation skills to close the sale. It will be a top priority to make sure your customers experience superior service and enjoy dealing with our company. Consistently achieving monthly goals will be expected. Successful candidate must have strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Demonstrate solid presentation skills regarding the advertising benefi ts of a family of products, including print and digital. Strong communication, time management and creative skills are necessary. Must be highly organized, have solid computer skills and complete all paperwork on a timely basis and maintain up-to-date customer records. Requires at least on year of outside sales experience. Digital sales experience extremely helpful. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. We offer competitive base pay and commission plan as well as a benefits package including a 401 (k). If you enjoy working in a fast paced, deadline driven sales environment please email a cover letter and resume with salary expectations to: clovin@newsrepublican.com (tfn)

Reporter:  The Creston News Advertiser — located in southwest Iowa — is seeking a full-time reporter to join our newsroom staff. This reporter will cover meetings, conduct enterprise reporting, paginate and do some photography for our daily newspaper with a circulation of 4,000. This reporter should be self-motivated with the ability to generate their own story ideas and field assignments from editors. Solid knowledge of AP style and grammar are required, as is the ability to write clear, concise copy. Photography skills are a plus. Some evening and weekend work hours required. The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and acceptable motor vehicle record. Shaw Media offers a comprehensive benefit package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: svicker@crestonnews.com.  Visit www.shawmedia.com to view all Shaw Media career opportunities!  Shaw Media is a Drug Free Employer.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. This posting may not include all duties of the position. Equal Opportunity Employer. (10,17,24)

Sports Editor. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, an award-winning four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, is seeking a talented dedicated Sports Editor to carry on a tradition of excellent coverage. A successful applicant will have a love of sports; possess strong writing, photography and page design abilities; and be a team player. The Sports Editor is expected to build good relationships with local coaches and administrators and will be comfortable with deadline writing. Page design abilities and experience with InDesign and Photoshop are a must. Social media experience is a definite plus.  This is a full time position and offers a base salary of $24,000 and a competitive benefits package. To apply, send a resume and three writing samples to Kim Fickett, Editor at ldsenteditor@gmail.com. (tfn)

Sports Writer. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel is currently looking for a part-time sports writer to join our newsroom. The position would work up to 30 hours a week, including nights and weekends assisting our Sports Editor in the coverage of Plymouth County’s seven school districts. Duties include conducting phone interviews, writing stories, taking photos and filling in when the Sports Editor is gone. To apply, send a resume and three writing samples to Kim Fickett, Editor at ldsenteditor@gmail.com. (tfn)

Updated 8/26