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NIGHT TIME DRIVER (Everett, WA)

DRIVER(Class B)– Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for an experienced truck driver with a CDL-B to drive out of Paine Field area in Everett, WA. If you do not have a CDL-B, we will offer to train the right candidate! Must have an excellent driving record, be able to lift 50 lbs and load/unload the truck.

This position is on the night time shift (starting approximately 6 pm to 5 am) and is Full-Time, 37-38 hrs per week. The schedule varies and requires flexibility. *Also includes a night time pay differentia! Must have knowledge of the Puget Sound area. Must provide a current copy of driving abstract at the time of interview. Please email application to careers@soundpublishing.com be sure to include ATTN: Night DRIVER in the subject line.

We offer a competitive hourly wage and excellent benefits to include medical/vision/dental/life, short and long-term insurance, 401k with an employer match and paid time off.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to find out more about us www.soundpublishing.com 
(Posted 9/4/19)


GENERAL WORKER PRESS ROOM (Everett, WA)
Sound Publishing has an immediate opening for an entry-level General Worker in the pressroom at our Everett, WA printing plant. The position is FT (30 hours or more a week.) We offer paid holidays, sick and vacation leave; health insurance; and 401K with Employer Match. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be reliable and able to lift 50 lbs.

Email us your resume to careers@soundpublishing.com using ATTN: HR/GWP in the subject line..

Sound Publishing Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 9/4/19)


NIGHT SHIFT PRODUCTION LEAD (Everett, WA)

Washington’s Largest Newspaper Publisher, Sound Publishing, is seeking candidates for a Lead Post-Press Operator at our Regional Printing Facility in Everett. This is a full-time position, Tuesday through SaturdayTues. 10 pm – 7 amWed., Thurs., Fri. 11 pm – 7 amSat. 6 pm – 2 am.

The Lead Post-Press Operator assist with managing post-press operations during the shift to optimize workflow, meet out-the-door deadlines, maintain quality, facilitate the direction of personnel, perform training, identify equipment issues and perform hands-on equipment operation. Interacts with Press and Transportation personnel to help facilitate out-the-door delivery deadlines and generate report of issues that occurred during the shift. Experience is required.

Must have knowledge of equipment operations, communication, personnel, and problem-solving skills. Must have the ability to lead employees and coordinate production flow. Working knowledge of all Post-Press operations required.

We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.)

Email us your cover letter and resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and be sure to include ATTN: Night PM in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 9/4/19)


NEWSPAPER REPORTER (Aberdeen, WA)

The Grays Harbor Newspaper Group is looking for a reporter who is also good with a camera. The newspaper group includes The Daily World based in Aberdeen, Wash., and two weekly papers. We’re looking for someone who writes clear stories about complex matters, and who will find and tell stories about real people and life on the coast. We value enterprise and reporters who dig. Photography and strong social media credentials are a must. Send writing and photography samples to the email provided, and make sure to include in the subject line: Attention – GR Aberdeen.

Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, two hours from Seattle, an hour from the Olympic Rain Forest and 30 minutes from the beach. Aberdeen is located on Grays Harbor, a large saltwater port on the coast of Washington. We’re 30 minutes from the beach, an hour from the rainforest and Olympic National Park and two hours from Seattle.

This job requires someone who:
• Has an educational background that prepares him/her for journalism;
• Is able to juggle daily and in-depth assignments without extensive oversight.
• Is able to plan and meet department productivity expectations.
• This position requires the use of a personal vehicle, a valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance.

If interested in applying, please provide:
1. A cover letter describing your accomplishments and why you feel you’re the right person for this position;
2. A current resume;
3. Up to, but no more than, six examples of your best work;
4. Three professional references – individuals who can discuss your ability to do this job. These references must be provided with your letter and resume.

This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits: medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick and holidays. EOE. No calls, please. To apply, please e-mail careers@soundpublishing.com and be sure to include GR Aberdeen in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and recognizes that the key to our success lies in the abilities, diversity, and vision of our employees. Sound Publishing, Inc. strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Go to our website www.soundpublishing.com to learn more!
(Posted 9/4/19)


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (Everett, WA)

The largest community news organization in Washington State has an immediate opening for an Information Technology Systems Specialist located in Everett, WA, to support end-users at branch offices both remotely and on-site; support Apple Macintosh, MS Windows, and ChromeOS workstations; promote the utility, reliability, stability, and security of the client platforms and the Adobe Creative Suite of applications at Sound Publishing.

Candidates must be able to;

This requires:

  • The ability to communicate technical issues in non-technical terms.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally by phone, email, and in-person.
  • The ability to manage multi-faceted projects simultaneously.
  • The ability to lift and carry computers and monitors.
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and problem solve network issues.

    Required Qualifications:

  • One year of related experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software problems, including problems with the operating systems (Mac OS X 10.8+ and Windows XP/7/10), applications, drivers, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware problems, including problems with workstations, servers, drives, cards, printers, scanners, and other peripherals.
  • Ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues (TCP/IP, VPN, remote access, etc).
  • Proficiency with OS utilities.
  • Experience with IMAP and POP clients, Web browsers, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Experience supporting end users.
  • Network experience
  • Ability to follow through on support requests in a timely manner, escalating to other members of the team when appropriate.
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently and with other members of a team.
  • Proven oral and written communication skills.
  • Employee must show excellent customer service skills

     

    Helpful Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apple and Microsoft server administration tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Citrix client.
  • Experience with iOS, Android or Windows Mobile devices and ChromeOS
  • Familiarity with remote query and remote admin tools such as Apple Remote Desktop, VNC, Remote Desktop, TeamViewer.
  • Familiarity with Unix shell scripts, Perl, Python, and/or AppleScript.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Windows, ssh, rsync and log file analysis.
  • Newspaper industry experience is a definite plus

Travel is required using one’s personal vehicle. Willingness to work various shifts, able to work five days per week with the possibility of weekends as needed due to vacation coverage or planned weekend upgrades. Strong communication (both verbal and written), problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision but as part of a team. Highly organized and detail-oriented; ability to prioritize daily tasks.

What we offer you:

We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY – To apply, please e-mailcareers@soundpublishing.com  (1) a resume including at least three professional references (2) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined, and (4) three references. Make sure to include IT Everett in the subject line. Please also include your salary requirements.

Sound Publishing is the largest community news organization in Washington State and an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Visit our website to learn more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 9/4/19)


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (Poulsbo, WA)

The largest community news organization in Washington State has an immediate opening for an Information Technology Systems Specialist located in Poulsbo, WA, to support end-users at branch offices both remotely and on-site; support Apple Macintosh, MS Windows, and ChromeOS workstations; promote the utility, reliability, stability, and security of the client platforms and the Adobe Creative Suite of applications at Sound Publishing.

This requires:

  • The ability to communicate technical issues in non-technical terms.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally by phone, email, and in-person.
  • The ability to manage multi-faceted projects simultaneously.
  • The ability to lift and carry computers and monitors.
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and problem solve network issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • One year of related experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software problems, including problems with the operating systems (Mac OS X 10.8+ and Windows XP/7/10), applications, drivers, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware problems, including problems with workstations, servers, drives, cards, printers, scanners, and other peripherals.
  • Ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues (TCP/IP, VPN, remote access, etc).
  • Proficiency with OS utilities.
  • Experience with IMAP and POP clients, Web browsers, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Experience supporting end users.
  • Network experience
  • Ability to follow through on support requests in a timely manner, escalating to other members of the team when appropriate.
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently and with other members of a team.
  • Proven oral and written communication skills.
  • Employee must show excellent customer service skills

Helpful Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apple and Microsoft server administration tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Citrix client.
  • Experience with iOS, Android or Windows Mobile devices and ChromeOS
  • Familiarity with remote query and remote admin tools such as Apple Remote Desktop, VNC, Remote Desktop, TeamViewer.
  • Familiarity with Unix shell scripts, Perl, Python, and/or AppleScript.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Windows, ssh, rsync and log file analysis.
  • Newspaper industry experience is a definite plus

Travel is required using one’s personal vehicle. Willingness to work various shifts, able to work five days per week with the possibility of weekends as needed due to vacation coverage or planned weekend upgrades. Strong communication (both verbal and written), problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision but as part of a team. Highly organized and detail-oriented; ability to prioritize daily tasks.

What we offer you:

We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail careers@soundpublishing.com  (1) a resume including at least three professional references (2) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined, and (4) three references. Make sure to include IT SS in the subject line. Please also include your salary requirements.

Sound Publishing is the largest community news organization in Washington State and an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Visit our website to learn more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com 
(Posted 8/28/2019)


ASSISTANT CIRCULATION OPERATIONS MANAGER (Everett, WA)

Sound Publishing, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Circulation Operations Manager. The position will be based out of our Everett office and will report to The Circulation Operations Manager. The primary duty is to manage the timely pick-up and distribution of the Daily Herald newspaper, and other publications assigned. This position primarily works in the field during the days, with occasional nights and weekends when the business requires. Newspaper and/or Merchandising experience preferred.

Candidate will:

  • Works directly with retailers to perform sales, service and collection activities.
  • Perform route management and oversee the timely and orderly pick up and distribution of The Daily Herald and other Sound publications.
  • Learn route deliveries to back up potential down routes, report retail site location changes and potential impact to site sales effectiveness and profitability.
  • Learn the methods and process to adjust draw using Newzware software.
  • Be able to learn and apply specified route management for a successful AAM Audit.
  • Must be flexible to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Merchandise newspaper single copy sites for maximum sales results.
  • Learn key business metrics for The Daily Herald single-copy business and report underperforming locations to Circ Operations Manager.
  • Install Sound Video Network sites and work with SVN staff for upcoming installation sites and Q/A issues.
  • Recommend new and profitable single copy and 3rd party sites.
  • Must be a pro-active individual who works well with co-workers, delivery, dealer site staff, and carrier contractors.

Required Qualifications:

  • Position requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; to occasionally lift and/or transport bundles weighing up to 25 pounds from ground level to a height of 3 feet;
  • To communicate with carriers and the public by telephone and in-person;
  • To operate a personal computer, and possess a cell phone;
  • Must possess reliable, insured, a motor vehicle; and a clean and valid Washington State driver’s license.

What we offer you: 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

Please email your cover letter, including salary requirement and resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and be sure to include ATTN: ACOpsMgr in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 8/22/19)
 

 

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (South King County/Federal Way, WA)

Be an integral part of the community, partnering with local business owners in the South KingCounty area to help them grow their business and share in their successes. Enjoy using your consultative sales skills to help them succeed in their print and/or online branding, marketing, and advertising strategies. Sound Publishing, Inc., is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people who are excited to share the many benefits of newspaper, online, and niche product advertising with new accounts and current clients. The position is responsible for print and
digital advertising.

 

Are you comfortable using your powers of persuasion and persistence to grow and maintain strong business relationships through excellent customer service? Come work with us at Sound Publishing, Inc., Washington’s largest community newspaper organization, where
every day can be a new adventure!

 

Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills, be engaging and goal-oriented, with good organizational skills. Must have professional sales/marketing experience and knowledge of the production process, ad design/layout, and market competition. Media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory.

 

What we offer you: 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

 

If you want to join the dynamic team at Sound, email your resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and include in the Subject Line: MMSC-SKC.

 

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 8/22/19)


MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (Aberdeen, WA)

The Daily World, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for a self-motivated, results-driven sales consultant to help local businesses achieve customer growth through digital and print marketing efforts. Successful candidates will be engaging and goal-oriented, with good organizational skills.

 

Sound Publishing and The Daily World offer a large number of marketing options to help businesses grow. From print ads in our 7 locally distributed newspapers, niche publications and special sections, ads on our websites, leveraging the entire Sound Publishing catalog and extended reach digital marketing we have something that can benefit any business; and that’s just the start of what we offer!

 

No two customers are alike. Knowing how to listen to their needs and apply the vast array of marketing options that Sound Publishing has to help them achieve their goals will be the key to success. This position requires creative problem solving with a solution based mindset.

 

If you’re someone who enjoys a challenge, is self-motivated with a positive attitude, can think outside the box with an eye towards answers then we want to talk to you!

Previous sales experience is not required. Compensation commensurate with experience. 

 

What we offer you: 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, including salary requirement and resume to careers@soundpublishing.comand be sure to include ATTN: Aberdeen MMSC-O in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. 
Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 8/22/19)


MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (Federal Way, WA)

Be an integral part of the community, partnering with local business owners in the Federal Way area to help them grow their business and share in their successes. Enjoy using your consultative sales skills to help them succeed in their print and/or online branding, marketing, and advertising strategies. Sound Publishing, Inc., is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people who are excited to share the many benefits of newspaper, online, and niche product advertising with new accounts and current clients. The position is responsible for print and digital advertising.

 

Are you comfortable using your powers of persuasion and persistence to grow and maintain strong business relationships through excellent customer service? Come work with us at Sound Publishing, Inc., Washington’s largest community newspaper organization, where
every day can be a new adventure!

 

Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills, be engaging and goal-oriented, with good organizational skills. Must have professional sales/marketing experience and knowledge of the production process, ad design/layout, and market competition. Media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory.

 

What we offer you: 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

 

If you want to join the dynamic team at Sound, email your resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and include in the Subject Line: MMSC-FWY

 

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 8/22/19)

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (Auburn, WA)

The La Raza Del Noroeste, recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Publications with 5 José Martí Awards is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people interested in a multi-media sales career that can share the many benefits of newspaper, online and niche product advertising with new accounts and current clients. The position is responsible for print and digital advertising sales to an eclectic and exciting group of clients and covers the Auburn, Kent, and Renton areas.

 

Successful candidates will be engaging and goal oriented, with good organizational skills and will have the ability to grow and maintain strong business relationships through consultative sales and excellent customer service.

 

Professional sales experience necessary; media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory. If you have these skills, and enjoy playing a pro-active part in helping your clients achieve business success, please apply.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

Maintain and expand advertising sales volume with present accounts

Develop and sell new advertising accounts

 

Required skills:

  • Independent detail-oriented work
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing workload requirements
  • Ability to maintain composure and multi-task in a deadline environment
  • Good organizational and troubleshooting/problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of sales and marketing, the production process, ad design/layout, and market competition.
  • Excellent communication skills with the power of persuasion and persistence.
  • Bilingual is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Also required, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and maintain adequate liability insurance on the vehicle you use for company business.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

 

What we offer you: 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.

 

Interested candidates email your resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and be sure to include in the Subject Line: MMSC-LaRaza. Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 8/22/19)


PART-TIME REPORTER (Vashon Island, WA)

The Vashon Beachcomber is seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented reporter to write quality stories and features. Newspaper and layout experience using Adobe InDesign preferred. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, possess excellent writing skills, have knowledge of community news and be able to write about multiple topics. Must reside or relocate to Vashon Island, WA.

 

Position requires:

  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • Use of personal vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver's License and proof of active vehicle insurance

Job Type: Part-time - 23 hours per week, which includes paid vacation, sick and holidays. EOE

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com (1) a resume including at least three professional references; (2) three or more non-returnable relevant work samples in PDF or Text format  (and/or a link to them); (3) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined, and (4) three references. Make sure to include Reporter PT-Vashon in the subject line. Please also include your salary requirements.

 

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 8/22/19)


ASSOCIATE EDITOR (Astoria, OR)

One of the Pacific Northwest's best local newspapers seeks an associate editor. Located in picturesque Astoria, Oregon, near the junction of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean, The Astorian is a small town newspaper with a global outlook. 


We are a digital-first newsroom that publishes online daily and in print three times a week. We also publish Coast Weekend, a weekly entertainment guide, the Seaside Signal, a weekly newspaper, and Our Coast, an annual magazine. 


The associate editor will partner with the editor to guide news, opinion and feature content, as well as supervise the editors of the weekly publications.

Writing, editing and management experience are essential to success. Creativity and energy are at the heart of what we do.


Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. 

Send your resume and cover letter telling us how your experience has prepared you for this position, along with your salary requirements, to hr@eomediagroup.com.
(Posted 8/20/19)


ADVERTISING DIRECTOR (Juneau AK)

Advertising Director - The Juneau Empire, Alaska’s award-winning capital daily, is looking for an experienced, Advertising Director to provide leadership and oversight of all traditional products, publications, events and community branding; as well as recruit, inspires, train and motivate an energetic and committed staff of sales and support personnel.

As Alaska’s capital, Juneau sits at the forefront of state government, and covering the Legislature is one of our primary watchdog missions as a newspaper.


This Position Requires: 
Sales management experience and the ability to direct, mentor, coach, train and motivate staff as well as establish and nurture a sales culture of achievement, growth, ethics, and quality. A Bachelor's Degree is preferred along with diverse advertising sales and management background.

The Empire is a 5,000-circulation daily newspaper in a remote but close-knit community of 33,000 people nestled in the heart of the Tongass National Forest, temperate rainforest and the largest national forest in North America. In addition to covering the annual legislative session, the newspaper also covers Alaska’s billion-dollar oil and gas industry, multi-million dollar fisheries, as well as community issues, ranging from homelessness and the heroin epidemic to mining and climate change.


Benefits package includes health insurance paid time off and 401k with employer match.


TO APPLY
 - Email a cover letter, resume, references, and references to careers@soundpublishing.com and include “AK Ad Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Finalists will be contacted for a phone interview.

 

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us at www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 8/14/19) 

 

EDITOR (La Grande, OR)

Want to put your journalism experience to good use working for a family-owned daily newspaper in the heart of beautiful Eastern Oregon? This is your golden opportunity.


The Observer is seeking an Editor who believes in the value of community journalism. Topics include outdoor recreation, forest health, water supply and wildlife habitat, in addition to coverage of our busy community.

The Observer is located in La Grande, Oregon, the home of Eastern Oregon University and a short two and a half hours from Boise, Idaho. The community has deep agricultural roots and a growing arts community. The location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, horseback riding and mountain biking.


We seek an energetic, creative, outgoing and hard-working Editor. This is your opportunity to join a company that believes in community journalism. The Observer is published Monday/Wednesday/Friday in Northeastern Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners.


We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news, excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and with social media. You’ll manage and mentor four newsroom employees and work with a professional page design team. Your journalistic integrity is a must. Leadership, budgeting, multi-media and mentoring experience are a plus. This is a hands-on position that edits and writes stories; takes photos; posts daily to our web site; and uses social media to engage readers. Along with The Observer's Publisher, you will need to be involved in the community.


EO Media Group owns 11 newspapers and 17 websites that provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press.


Competitive pay plus paid time off, 401(k) /401(k) Roth retirement plan and insurances.

Candidates with an education in journalism or a related field, plus leadership experience should send resume and letter of interest to  hr@eomediagroup.com. 
(Posted 8/6/19)

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Whidbey Island, WA)

Are you ready for an exciting career with your community newspaper? Sound Publishing, Inc. has an immediate opening for an Administrative Coordinator/Inside Sales at our Whidbey News-Times office.

This position will involve inside sales as well as oversee the office and answer incoming phone calls. The candidate will assist the Sales Consultants, enter display advertising orders into our layout system, and issue reports for the Publisher as needed. They will also order office supplies, handle payments for the office, make deposits as instructed and assist with local Circulation issues.

Essential to this position is flexibility, excellent organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to juggle concurrent projects.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior office or administration experience
  • Computer-proficient in database and spreadsheet software programs
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and possess good problem-solving skills
  • Some sales experience preferred, or passion to connect and build relationships over the phone

We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401k with employer match.

If you’re interested in joining our team, then we want to hear from you! Email your cover letter and resume to careers@soundpublishing.com provided and please be sure to include ATTN: WNT-INSIDE in the subject line.

Sound Publishing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website www.soundpublishing.com to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 7/18/19)

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT, OUTSIDE (Whidbey Island, WA)

Are you ready for an exciting career in multi-media advertising? The Whidbey News- Times and South Whidbey Record, divisions of Sound Publishing, Inc. are looking for a Customer Service/Classified Sales Representative for our office in Whidbey Island, WA to generate sales for our print and online products.  Successful candidates will be engaging and goal-oriented, with good organizational skills and will have the ability to grow and maintain strong business relationships through consultative sales and excellent customer service. Professional sales experience necessary; media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory. If you have these skills and enjoy playing a pro-active part in helping your clients achieve business success, please apply.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Strong sales, customer service, and phone solicitation skills.
  • Computer-proficient in database and spreadsheet software programs.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and possess good problem-solving skills.

We offer competitive base pay with commissions, and a benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, a 401k retirement plan with company match, paid time off including vacation and sick leave.

If you meet the above-noted qualifications and are seeking an opportunity to be part of an award-winning media company, we’d love to see meet you!

Please email your cover letter, including salary requirement and resume to careers@soundpublishing.com  and be sure to include ATTN: ADREP Whidbey in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.Visit our website to learn more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 7/18/19)


REPORTER (Kirkland, WA)

Sound Publishing Inc. is seeking a general assignment reporter with news writing and photography skills to contribute content toward seven weekly publications covering communities in the north and east King County. This position is based out of the Kirkland office. Primary coverage will include city government, crime, business, schools, arts, and general assignment stories. The schedule includes evening and/or weekend work.


Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, and be able to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment. Must be proficient with AP style, layout and design using Adobe InDesign; and use the publication’s website and online tools to gather information and reach the community. Must be organized and self-motivated, exceptional with the public and have the ability to establish a rapport with the community.

What we offer you:

We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.  

 

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com (1) a resume including at least three professional references; (2) three or more non-returnable relevant work samples in PDF or Text format  (and/or a link to them); (3) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined, and (4) three references. Make sure to include Reporter Kirkland in the subject line. Please also include your salary requirements.

 

Sound Publishing is the largest community news organization in Washington State and an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Visit our website to learn more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 7/18/19)


NEWS EDITOR

Our weekly is looking forward to introducing our new Editor to this bustling community in Central Washington. This News Editor will handle news writing and editing while managing a staff of three. Community news and features are important to our readers but so is a commitment to high school sports, county fairs and rodeos.

Our editor will be fluent in page design software and Photoshop and have some experience in producing a weekly newspaper. Salary is equitable with publications of like size and health care benefits are available.

Your resume, cover letter and references are welcomed at NewsAps.Blindbox@outlook.comAll replies will be kept confidential, please include information on how and when to best contact you for continued discussions.

 

EDITOR (Friday Harbor, WA)

Sound Publishing has an immediate opening for Editor of the weekly publication, Journal of The San Juans, in Friday Harbor, WA.  This is not an entry-level position. Island residence is required.

 

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs, possesses excellent writing and verbal skills, experience editing reporters' copy and other submitted materials and be proficient in designing and building pages with Adobe InDesign.  Must represent the newspaper in the community and know the value of and have experience with social media. Must have the ability to lead, motivate, and mentor a small staff.

 

What we offer you:

We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays); and a 401k with employer match.  

 

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com (1) a resume including at least three professional references; (2) three or more non-returnable relevant work samples in PDF or Text format  (and/or a link to them); (3) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined, and (4) three references. Make sure to include Editor JSJ in the subject line. Please also include your salary requirements.

 

Sound Publishing is the largest community news organization in Washington State and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our website to learn more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 6/26/19)


PRESS PERSON (Astoria, OR)

Press person needed for a family-owned media company in Astoria, Oregon. The newspapers and commercial printing run on a (3) 4-high tower, single-wide, Tensor/Goss Community press. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills, CTP experience preferred, must be mechanically inclined and a good communicator. Must be able to lift 50# on a regular basis. Forklift certification preferred. Wage DOE plus benefits. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Pre-employment drug screen required. Send resume and letter of interest to hr@eomediagroup.com
(Posted 6/19/19)


ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT (Lynden, WA)

The Lynden Tribune and Record are looking to add a dynamic and persuasive sales professional to our advertising team. 

Duties and responsibilities include: 

• Prospecting for new business leads in Whatcom County.

• Contacting customers in person and by phone/email.

• Recognizing the needs of clients quickly and maintaining strong relationships .

• Additional duties may include working closely with graphic designers, editors and sales staff to achieve the best possible community newspapers and special sections.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 

• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly. 

• Flexible, independent, goal-oriented attitude with an ability to work well with different personalities .

• Experience in advertising, marketing, digital is preferred but not required.

Send resume to mdlewis@lyndentribune.com 
(Posted 5/24/19)