Careers

Gadsden Times

Newsroom Reporter

Gadsden, AL

Exciting Newsroom Opportunity

Find out why our team loves their job. Is it the exciting environment, the revenue rewards, the great benefits, or all of the above?

The Gadsden Times is adding talented newsroom professionals to our team. We are seeking strong news minded individuals who are able to accurately report the news and who wants to see hometown news thrive.

Job responsibilities include beat development, reporting, research and all aspects of writing stories for print and online. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Prefer some daily experience, but will consider recent grad. Working knowledge of AP Style required. Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and an opportunity for you to make a difference.

Please submit resume & cover letter to monica.greer@gadsdentimes.com.

The company encourages applications from those with diverse backgrounds. The company is a DRUG-FREE environment.


The Free Press

Advertising Sales Director

The Free Press is seeking a proven Advertising Sales Director to lead its multimedia advertising sales team. We are looking for an energetic leader who is dedicated to achieving and surpassing sales goals, as well as focused on delivering value to customers.

Competitive candidates will be:

Other qualifications include:

Compensation includes a base salary commensurate with experience and a performance-based bonus opportunity. Owned by the Halifax Media Group, we offer excellent benefits, including health, dental, life, LTD, 401K, domestic partner benefits and more. The Free Press is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce.

The Free Press is a multi-media news & advertising organization, with a daily circulation of 8,500 and 9,200 on Sunday. Our online presence can be seen at www.Kinston.com.

The Free Press is an award-winning daily newspaper, located in Kinston, a shade over an hour from several beaches, 30 minutes from Greenville and less than 90 minutes from Raleigh.

As Lenoir County's only daily newspaper, The Free Press is the area's premier local news provider, offering both print and online coverage of Lenoir, Greene and Jones counties. We provide a team-based environment that encourages all employees to play an active role in the ongoing improvements and growth of our company.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Donna.Wallace@Kinston.com or mail the same to: HR Manager, The Free Press, 2103 N. Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501


Digital Marketing Consultant

Wilmington, NC

Star-News Media (a Google Certified Partner) is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual for Digital Advertising Sales.

As a Digital Marketing Consultant, you will use a consultative selling approach. The right candidate will be responsible for selling digital advertising solutions from our extensive suite of services such as desktop display advertising, mobile, website development, SEO/SEM, email, audience extension, Yahoo and MANY MORE.

This person will work with local business owners to develop digital marketing campaigns that meet their marketing goals, service existing accounts to ensure we are growing their business and create long lasting relationships.

We are looking for a connected, high-energy individual who wants to be part of a dynamic sales team. Applicants should be motivated, smart on their feet, outgoing, personable, competitive and possess a strong work ethic. Someone who can prepare and conduct presentations and is organized and detail oriented.

The Digital Marketing Consultant will be expected to spend a vast majority of their time in the field building their book of business. Successful salespeople understand that you get out what you put into a sales position.

We Provide:

We Require:

As a Halifax Media Group company you will be joining a team of 36 business units in 5 different states. We are committed to a drug, alcohol & smoke free workplace. Any offer is conditional upon completing a background investigation and drug screening. Interested? Email your resume and cover letter to: carl.elmore@starnewsonline.com


OUTSIDE SALES

Gadsden, Al

Are you an experienced salesperson with knowledge of marketing, print & online advertising?

The Gadsden Times (AL) has an immediate opening for a SALES PROFESSIONAL.

Our next Outside Salesperson will be a team player, have excellent sales, computer skills, including a variety of software, understand & have experience selling internet advertising & social media, a positive attitude, excellent multi-tasking skills, & an ability to work within deadlines. We offer pleasant working conditions, competitive pay, excellent benefits & opportunities for advancement within The Halifax Media Group.

High school diploma or equivalent required with at least one year successful sales experience. Must possess good oral & written skills, have own transportation, auto insurance & a good driving record.

The Gadsden Times is an equal opportunity employer & a drug free workplace.

Resume can be sent to: monica.greer@gadsdentimes.com or mailed to: The Gadsden Times, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 188, Gadsden, Al, 35902.

No phone calls accepted. The Gadsden Times is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

EOE/DFWP


Sales Manager

Flagler/Putnam, FL

Halifax Media Group is seeking a dynamic Sales Manager for our Pennysaver Group Flagler/Putnam publications. We are seeking high quality management/people skills as well as a proven successful sales background.

The position includes supervising two offices and a primary focus on growing revenue through print and digital media. Knowledge and/or experience in the advertising and newspaper/shopper publishing industry is desired. Ability to manage and motivate sales personnel, budgeting, and working in a deadline driven environment is required.

The ideal candidate will possess sales planning and marketing skills essential to achieve revenue growth and increased market share. The Sales Manager will be a major part of the local business community in Flagler and Putnam counties.

Halifax Media Group offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. If you are interested in joining a dynamic, growing organization please email your resume to: hr@news-jrnl.com or mail resume to:

Attn: Human Resources
Volusia Pennysaver Group
PO Box 2831
Daytona Beach, FL 32120-2831.

EOE/DFWP


Advertising Operations (AdOps)

Tuscaloosa, AL

Halifax Media Group, a major newspaper group in the United States, is hiring a mid-level Ad Operations Technician (ADOPS) to work in its Tuscaloosa, AL office.

Expectations:

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have 2 plus years experience in most of the following areas:

To announce your candidacy, contact Clay Berish at clay.berish@halifaxmediagroup.com. Please provide a written resume in PDF format. We do value references, please include them if available.

EOE/DFWP


Advertising Director

Spartanburg, SC

The Herald-Journal is seeking an advertising director with a successful track record of driving revenue in a team environment. The Herald-Journal is a 42,000 circulation daily newspaper, located in Spartanburg, SC, owned by Halifax Media Group. This exciting position is responsible for a seasoned team of professionals that include advertising managers, retail advertising sales executives and classified advertising representatives. As the ad director you will coach, train and manage your team. You will be commissioned to foster an environment of growth, opportunity and development for the entire team.

The position reports to the publisher and consistently works in collaboration with the other Halifax Media newspapers in the region. As the advertising director, you will be responsible for setting sales goals, developing new revenue, fostering exceptional customer service, training sales professionals, setting and meeting revenue budgets and representing the paper in the community. The advertising director will provide motivation, leadership, fresh ideas, and demonstrate a can-do attitude. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills (in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

The advertising director leads cross-selling efforts in print and online, and works collaboratively with his/her peers in a regional group of sister publications. A college degree in advertising or marketing is preferred but not required. Five years of sales experience and previous media sales management experience are required.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package with the opportunity for professional growth and development. Benefits include: vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, a 401(k) retirement savings program, medical, dental, and much more.

Please send resumes via email to: tracie.foster@shj.com

Hiring is contingent on a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

EOE/DFWP


Advertising Director

Panama City, FL

The Panama City News Herald is seeking an advertising director with a successful track record of driving revenue in a team environment. The News Herald is a 28,000 circulation daily newspaper owned by Halifax Media Group that primarily serves the eastern panhandle of Florida. This exciting position is responsible for a seasoned team of professionals that include advertising managers, retail advertising sales executives and classified advertising representatives. As the ad director you will coach, train and manage your team. You will be commissioned to foster an environment of growth, opportunity and development for the entire team. If you love building relationships with clients then this is the job for you. As an integral player in the Halifax central region, you will be afforded endless professional development possibilities.

The position reports to the publisher and consistently works in collaboration with the 9 other Halifax Media newspapers in the region. As the advertising director, you will be responsible for setting sales goals, developing new revenue, fostering exceptional customer service, training sales professionals, setting and meeting revenue budgets and representing the paper in the community. The advertising director will provide motivation, leadership, fresh ideas, and demonstrate a can-do attitude. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills (in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

The advertising director leads cross-selling efforts in print and on the Web, and works collaboratively with his/her peers in a regional group of sister publications. Therefore, applicants must possess a demonstrated familiarity with the Internet, as well as the ability to think strategically, to identify opportunities and to work well with a team. A college degree in advertising or marketing is preferred but not required. Ten years of sales experience and previous media sales management experience are required.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package with the opportunity for professional growth and development. Benefits include: vacation, sick Leave, holiday pay, an attractive 401(k) retirement savings program, medical, dental, and much more.

If this sounds like the position for you please send resumes via email to: lgrimes@pcnh.com.

Hiring is contingent on a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

EOE/DFWP


Mailroom Supervisor/Lead Mechanic

Panama City, FL

Halifax Media Group seeks an experienced manager to lead the day shift of packaging and dock workers for the northwest region of Florida, based in Panama City.

Successful applicant will be responsible for quality assurance, deadline adherence, packaging operation, and is responsible for all maintenance and repairs of packaging equipment.

Qualified candidates will have experience with scheduling staff and will have a minimum of three years of daily newspaper packaging/supervisory experience. Experience with GMA equipment a must, specifically the SLS3000. Candidate should also be experienced with Microsoft Office software and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Schedule flexibility will be required.

If you are interested in joining a great company and group of co-workers who are committed to quality work, we encourage you to submit a cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to Lorraine Grimes, Human Resources Director, The News Herald, lgrimes@pcnh.com. Resumes will be accepted until January 17, 2014.

The News Herald offers a competitive benefit package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

Hiring is contingent on a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

EOE/DFWP


Circulation Sales & Marketing Manager

Tuscaloosa, AL

The Tuscaloosa News is seeking an individual with sales and marketing experience to develop, implement and manage all circulation print and digital sales and marketing efforts to grow circulation volume, while minimizing costs and maximizing customer retention. This position is responsible for creation, implementation and integration of all circulation consumer marketing with an emphasis on driving circulation sales. This position will: (1) manage all circulation consumer marketing resources and data to drive home delivery and single copy newspaper sales, (2) manage subscriber retention efforts, (3) work with content and advertising sales to help enhance product value and (4) develop consistent and effective marketing campaigns and monitor results to maximize newspaper sales.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in sales and working with marketing campaigns and research or statistical data with an emphasis on newspaper circulation.

General areas of responsibility include:

Position will be responsible for circulation sales and marketing in Tuscaloosa, Gadsden, AL, and Houma, LA, so some travel will be required.

Halifax Media offers a competitive benefit plan including health, vision, dental, life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave and holidays.

E-mail resume to paul.hass@tuscaloosanews.com or mail to Paul Hass, The Tuscaloosa News, P. O. Box 20587, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402.

Drug-free workplace – EOE


General assignment reporter

Spartanburg, SC

The Herald-Journal and GoUpstate.com are looking to hire an experienced journalist for a general assignment reporting position. An ideal candidate would have two or more years of experience at a daily newspaper, as well as a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field. Applicants should be self-starters who can execute stories with a sense of urgency and demonstrate a working knowledge of using social media to communicate with readers and sources, in addition to shoe-leather reporting. The ability to write clearly is a must, and photography skills are a plus.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Once hired, the reporter would work a shift that would include working weekends – covering everything from festivals and features to breaking news and cops.

Located in the Upstate region of South Carolina at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Spartanburg offers a little bit of everything. The city is home to six colleges, a chiropractic college and a new medical school. The $47 million Chapman Cultural Center is the hub for a vibrant arts and theater community, and Spartanburg was the Palmetto State’s first bicycle-friendly city, as designated by the League of American Bicyclists. Each summer, the Carolina Panthers hold training camp here. The area also is home to numerous international businesses, including BMW’s North American manufacturing facility and the headquarters of Denny’s and Advance America.

During each of the last five years, the Herald-Journal has been honored to win the S.C. Press Association President’s Cup, which recognizes overall excellence in its given circulation category.

The Herald-Journal is owned by Daytona Beach, Fla.-based Halifax Media Group, which consists of 36 newspapers and affiliated websites in five states.

Interested job-seekers should send resumes, cover letters and examples of published articles to City Editor Luke Connell at luke.connell@shj.com.

Drug-free workplace - EOE


Copy Editor

Spartanburg, SC

The Herald-Journal and GoUpstate.com are looking to hire an experienced journalist for a copy editing/ web management position. An ideal candidate would have two or more years of experience at a daily newspaper, as well as a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.

Candidates should excel at page design, headline writing and copy editing, and strong applicants will have backgrounds in working with web copy, as the job includes posting photos and articles to GoUpstate.com and its affiliated sites.

Knowing how to use Adobe InDesign, InCopy and Photoshop is preferred.

Management experience and a history of working with reporters are pluses.

Salary and benefits are competitive.

Located in the Upstate region of South Carolina at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Spartanburg offers a little bit of everything. The city is home to six colleges, a chiropractic college and a new medical school. The recently completed $47 million Chapman Cultural Center is the hub for a vibrant arts and theater community, and Spartanburg was the Palmetto State’s first bicycle-friendly city, as designated by the League of American Bicyclists. Each summer, the Carolina Panthers hold training camp here. The area also is home to numerous international businesses, including BMW’s North American manufacturing facility and the headquarters of Denny’s and Advance America.

During each of the last four years, the Herald-Journal has been honored to win the S.C. Press Association President’s Cup, which recognizes overall excellence in its given circulation category. The Herald-Journal is owned by Daytona Beach, Fla.-based Halifax Media Group, which consists of 33 newspapers and affiliated websites in five states.

For more information, please contact Dan Sullivan, news editor, 864-562-7227 or dan.sullivan@shj.com.

Drug-free workplace - EOE