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OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Oroville, WA)

Love being a part of your community? Come work with us at Sound Publishing, Inc. -

Washington’s largest community newspaper organization - where every day can be a new adventure!

Enjoy using your consultative sales skills, partnering with local business owners in the Okanogan area to help them grow their business through branding, marketing, and advertising strategies and celebrating their successes.

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. The sales position is responsible for both print and digital advertising.

What we offer you:

  • Benefits package including health insurance paid time off, and 401k with employer match
  • A great work environment with a professional sales team

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: MMSC-Okanogan 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 10/15/20)

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. We offer health insurance, paid time off, and 401k with employer match.

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

(Posted 10/15/20)

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE (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 an Inside 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 requirements and resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and be sure to include ATTN: MMSC 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 10/15/20)

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (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 Multimedia Outside Sales Consultant 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.
  • Have a valid WA State driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance.

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.

(Posted 10/15/20)

ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Juneau, AK) 

Are you ready for an exciting career in multi-media advertising? The Juneau Empire, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for an Advertising Sales Representative for our office in Juneau, AK 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. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and sometimes weekends to attend social networking events. 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 the link provided and be sure to include ATTN: ADREP Juneau 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 10/15/20)

CIRCULATION SALES MANAGER (Port Angeles, WA)

Do you have strong leadership skills? Are you looking for a good job with stability and opportunity for growth? If so you need to apply! Must be a reliable self-starter with excellent customer service skills. Position contracts, trains and supervises adult motor route drivers and carriers. Must be well organized, detail-oriented, dependable and able to work independently. Reliable automobile required plus proof of insurance and good driving record. This is a Temporary Full-Time position and includes mileage reimbursement. Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@soundpublishing.com. EOE. Learn more about us on the web at www.soundpublishing.com.

(Posted 10/15/20)

REPORTER (Moses Lake, WA)

The Columbia Basin Herald seeks a full-time reporter. We publish a daily five days a week, plus a weekly, a monthly, a basket of slick magazines, plus three websites and social media.

Our offices are in Moses Lake, the center of Washington. Here in the Columbia Basin, the weather is mild and dry. Our community is built around an 18 mile lake with 3,000 acres of sand dunes and plenty of trails for hiking and outdoor activities. 

The successful applicant will be a multi-talented writer and photographer who is dedicated to excelling at local coverage, identifying and producing enterprise stories, and contributing to special sections. Must be organized and committed to accuracy and fairness. This person reports to the managing editor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience
  • Strong writing and photography skills
  • Experience with use of computers and cameras
  • Multimedia experience
  • Time management skills
  • Understanding of journalistic ethics
  • Proficiency with grammar and AP style
  • Be able to meet and communicate well with the public on newspaper and community issues
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Able to work some nights and weekends
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

Essential functions:

  • Cover assigned beats and produce accurate news and features
  • Develop leads and story ideas as well as produce assigned stories
  • Prepare content elements for publication online and in print on deadline
  • Assist in areas as assigned

Send your cover letter, resume and work samples to editor@columbiabasinherald.com.

The Columbia Basin Herald is an equal opportunity employer. We are a part of Hagadone Corp., a family-owned company with news organizations also in northern Idaho and Montana.

(Posted 8/13/20)

EDITOR (Moses Lake, WA)

The Columbia Basin Herald seeks an experienced journalist to join our news team. Under direction of the managing editor, the local editor will help guide news coverage online and in our newspaper, published five days a week. We also publish a weekly, a monthly and several annual magazines. We are based in Moses Lake, in the center of Washington, where the weather is dry and outdoor recreation is abundant. Our region is noted for world-class agriculture, but some well-known companies are also prominent in the area. 

The successful applicant will be committed to accuracy and fairness and have a drive for engaging community journalism. Must be organized and able to juggle work on multiple publications on different schedules. We are looking for a wide skill set for this responsible position. It includes working closely with reporters, and it may include writing opportunities and helping increase audience engagement through social media.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent experience

· Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills

· Multimedia experience

· Time management skills

· Understanding of journalistic ethics

· Ability to make decisions based on sound news values

· Proficiency with grammar and AP style

· Daily newspaper experience preferred

· Computer skills

· Experience with InDesign

· Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

· Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

Duties may include:

· Edit and rewrite copy

· Handle breaking news

· Assist with online platforms

· Assist with publication production on deadline

· Design pages

· Write articles and create content elements

Maybe you are an experienced reporter with hands-on experience in page design and proofreading or websites and social media. Maybe you are a city editor or an experienced copy editor and designer who enjoys being involved in the wider news operation. We want to talk with you.

Send your cover letter, resume and work samples to editor@columbiabasinherald.com.

The Columbia Basin Herald is an equal opportunity employer. We are a part of Hagadone, a family-owned company with news organizations also in northern Idaho and Montana.

(Posted 8/12/20)

EDITOR/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Executive Director & Editor, Senior News, Thurston County Council on the Aging.

Salary range: $48,000 – $65,000 depending on qualification and includes employee benefit package. POSITION OPEN TILL FILLED. Target Start Date: Feb 10, 2021.

This is a unique opportunity to oversee the general daily operations of the Thurston-Mason Senior News and the Medical Equipment Bank. Hours will vary dependent on activity schedules.

This position is responsible for the managing and editing functions of the Senior News, including but not limited to content creation of the newspaper (including collecting submissions from authors, writing, photography, layout, and design of the publication) and full oversight of editorial content. This includes any applicable website and/or social media updates. Candidate must demonstrate good written communication skills, including impeccable spelling, punctuation, grammar, and attention to detail.

The Editor is responsible for overseeing the printing and distribution of the paper, all phases of production and recruitment and management of volunteer delivery drivers. This includes the collection of subscription additions and list changes, which are communicated to a list service vendor for subscription maintenance, as well as working to increase the mailing list.

Duties will also include advertising sales, working with the bookkeeper to develop sound policies for prompt payment, submitting timely reports to both the bookkeeper and the board, and attending board meetings of the Thurston County Council on the Aging (TCCA).

The Medical Equipment Bank (or MEB) is a service of the Thurston County Council on the Aging and is located in Lacey, WA. The Executive Director will be responsible for managing the MEB, which is run by volunteers. The Editor must be prepared to respond to situations that may arise in the operation of the MEB, such as accidents, incidents, injuries, or other such instances. The editor will also work with volunteers in collecting donations, fundraising efforts, and will publish MEB information and updates in the paper and on correlating websites.

The Executive Director will be responsible for developing appeal and drafting and managing the production of fundraising efforts at the approval of the board. Also included is the expectation to expand fundraising prospects and grow outreach methods, which will include but not be limited to writing grants.

Job qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in communications or public relations or equivalent experience; Five years minimum experience in design for printing, writing, editing, layout and photography; Proficient in Adobe In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, PDF conversion; experience with advertising sales, billing, and working with a bookkeeper, as the continued success of the newspaper depends on revenue generated through ad sales; willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed and must have reliable transportation and provide proof of car insurance. To be considered, please submit a resume, references, and portfolio electronically to thurstonmasonseniornews@gmail.com or by mail: TCCoA Board, Re: Executive Director Position c/o Joyce Wilms, PO Box 7184, Olympia, WA 98501.

(Posted 8/5/20)