Newspaper Job Openings

Advertising Sales Representative. The Catholic Globe, official newspaper for the Diocese of Sioux City is seeking an experienced advertising sales representative. High-energy individual responsible for identifying new marketing opportunities and further expansions of existing clients. Duties include writing ad copy and designing layout of ads. Successful candidate must have strong communication skills with 2-4 years previous experience in add sales and graphic arts, preferably with a newspaper or magazine publisher. Experience with QuarkXpress, Word & Excel preferred, with an understanding of current issues within the church. Benefits package including 401(k) and half-paid Catholic school tuition. Position open until filled. Please send resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and three professional references to: Margaret Fuentes, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Sioux City, PO Box 3379, Sioux City, IA 51102-3379 Or E-mail: margaretf@scdiocese.org 0627

Editor. The Times-Republican is seeking a passionate and committed journalist to lead its award-winning staff and newspaper in Marshalltown, Iowa.|The editor must be hands-on with the newsroom, which includes writing, editing and page design. Other responsibilities include generating story ideas, coaching reporters, overseeing digital and social media, writing editorials and strong community involvement.
Additionally, the editor will help plan long-term enterprise projects, work with reporters to improve their copy and work with page designers to improve the newspaper’s appearance.
The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and experience in a leadership role.
The Times-Republican is an award-winning daily newspaper covering local news, sports, business and community events. Our seven-day a week newspaper covers Central Iowa with distribution to more than 7,000. Marshalltown is a diverse community of 27,000 with a thriving arts and culture scene, numerous outdoor recreational opportunities and active Central Business District.
Send resume to Times-Republican Publisher Abigail Pelzer at apelzer@timesrepublican.com 0627

Group Publisher. Woodward Community Media is looking for a Group Publisher of weekly publications to provide leadership for its weekly newspapers and shoppers. This position will report directly to the publisher of THMedia, Woodward Community Media and GM for Woodward Printing Services. The Community Media Division consists of one daily and seven weekly newspapers, free community shoppers, and a printing service. The Group Publisher is a key leadership role who oversees publishing operations related to culture, employee owner development, customer focus, community trends, financial and short/long-term planning, achievement of goals, and open book management. The Group Publisher will champion the division’s efforts to achieve company objectives, strategic plans and customer satisfaction.
To be successful in this leadership role, the group publisher will possess a high level of “people skills”, problem solving and analytical skills, the ability to think strategically, a drive to succeed and a keen focus on employee development and customer satisfaction. Above average ability to communicate at all levels and knowledge of leadership, participatory management, team dynamics and group process techniques are essential.
The qualified candidate will have a minimum of four years as publisher or general manager with an emphasis in financial planning, product development, marketing, distribution and management development. A four-year college degree in journalism, advertising, communications, marketing, and/or business administration preferred. A record of continuous learning through seminars, conferences and workshops required.
The Group Publisher will be based out of the Dubuque, Iowa and Platteville, Wisconsin offices and will regularly travel to all community media locations in Iowa and Wisconsin. A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is necessary.
To learn more about our employee-owned organization, visit our website at www.wcinet.com/careers. The deadline to apply for this exciting career opportunity is July 15, 2018.
Woodward Community Media is a division of employee-owned Woodward Communications, Incorporated (WCI), headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. WCI is an equal opportunity employer. 0627

News Reporter. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, a four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, seeks a motivated news reporter who can generate ideas, turn in accurate and well-organized stories, meet daily deadlines and work well with our newsroom. The ideal candidate must have experience using InDesign and be comfortable with digital photography. The Daily Sentinel also offers a competitive wage and solid benefits package. Please forward resumé, cover letter and clips to Kim Fickett, senteditor@gmail.com, or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, IA, 51031.

Updated 06/18