Newspaper Job Openings

Advertising Representative. Business Publications is adding to our advertising team. We are looking for two goal-oriented self-starters who have strong marketing, communication and relationship-building skills. Those filling the positions will be charged with skillfully representing our products by developing strategic advertising campaigns tailored to Des Moines’ most influential audiences. Responsibilities include: prospecting and developing new advertising relationships; listening to and understanding their needs to best help them reach their goals; maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships; and meeting goals, deadlines and quality standards.
How to apply: Please submit a resume via the Business Record hiring portal at www.businessrecord.com/hiring. Ashley Bohnenkamp will be the main point of contact for dsm Magazine. Sara Brown will be the main point of contact for the Business Record. Questions can be directed to ashleybohnenkamp@bpcdm.com or sarabrown@bpcdm.com.

Director of Printing & Packaging. CWoodward Printing Services (WPS) is looking for a Director of Printing & Packaging Operations in Platteville, Wisconsin. WPS provides a wide variety of services from pre-press & press to bindery, mailing & delivery, and guarantees customer satisfaction. The Director of Printing & Packing Operations is a key leadership role who will oversee pre-press, printing, packaging, mailing and delivery operations. The director will ensure a culture of safety, ownership, innovation, teamwork and open-book management as well as drive strategies that result in efficiencies, cost savings and optimal performance. The director will champion the organization’s efforts to achieve company objectives, strategic plans and customer satisfaction.
To be successful in this leadership role, the director 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 ten years of combined experience in manufacturing or production, management, leadership, facilitation, team building and creating a positive work-environment. A record of continuous learning is required. The ability to read, write and speak Spanish is a plus.
To learn more about our employee-owned organization and to apply online, visit our website at www.wcinet.com/careers. The deadline to apply for this new career opportunity is December 28, 2018.
Woodward Printing Services is a part of the Woodward Community Media division whose parent company is employee-owned Woodward Communications, Incorporated (WCI), headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. WCI is an equal opportunity employer. 0102

Enterprising Education Reporter. Seeking enterprising education reporter: The Newton Daily News is seeking an education join its award-winning community news staff.
This reporter will be responsible for coverage of the Newton Community School District, attend bi-weekly school board meetings and cover trends in education in relation to Newton schools and school-related events.
We’re looking for a creative writer, comfortable covering the programs in the classroom as well as wider trends in education impacting local community school districts.
The education reporter will also have the opportunity for general assignment reporting as their schedule allows.
The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree in journalism or related field and at least 1 year of deadline-driven reporting experience in a daily newsroom. Recent college graduates with solid internship experience are encouraged to apply.
This position is ideal for a young reporter wanting to cover a growing market not far from the Des Moines metro area and is passionate about community journalism. Must be disciplined with meeting short and long-term deadlines, proficient in AP Style, able to shoot their own photos and video. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus. The position requires occasional night and weekend assignments.
Must have a valid drivers license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance.
Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:
In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with company match.
Apply Today.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter explaining your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with a resume and clips or link to online portfolio.
Online: www.shawmedia.com/careers
Or mail it to us at:
Newton Daily News - Weeklies Editor
PO Box 967
Newton, IA 50208
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 0109

Full-Time News Editor. North Iowa Media Group, anchored by the Globe Gazette in Mason City, is seeking a talented and experienced journalist to fill the No. 2 position in the editorial department. The right person will have an unmet career ceiling and organizational skills that easily navigate short- and long-term change.
This front line editor will also have a demonstrated history of solid news judgement, an eye for enterprise and analytical reporting, and superior CMS and SEO skills. Our next colleague will understand industry habits and trends, and help our reporting staff connect with readers through a range of storytelling methods and tools. If you’re only expert in run-of-the-mill meeting, event and crime coverage, this is not the job for you.
We offer a full benefits package including PTO, medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance and short/long term disability.
Editor-level experience is a plus, but seasoned reporters looking to move into management are also encouraged to apply.
To find out more about this position or apply, please visit https://lee.net/careers/. All applications must be submitted online. 0130

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