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investigative/enterprise lead (everett)

The Daily Herald seeks an experienced and tenacious journalist to lead our increased focus on investigative and enterprise reporting. This is a senior-level newsroom position reporting to the executive editor.

We are looking for someone with a demonstrated record of identifying, reporting and writing both daily and long-term investigative and in-depth enterprise stories and who has the ability to collaborate with and lead newsroom colleagues.

We want to produce multimedia stories and projects that hold the powerful to account, identify injustice, expose abuse and lead to positive change. We’re looking for a relentless digger and gifted storyteller who can inspire others.

Candidates must show a track record of managing investigative and enterprise projects. They also must be able to work independently as well as collaborate with reporters across the newsroom to develop and produce investigations and enterprise.

The job presents the opportunity to advance to senior newsroom management. Salary commensurate with experience.

The Daily Herald with its website, HeraldNet.com, has been the leading news and information source in Snohomish County, Washington, for more than a century.

We are in Everett, a vibrant and growing community 30 miles north of Seattle, framed by Puget Sound to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the east.

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: I/E Lead 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 11/20/19)


SPECIAL SECTIONS COORDINATOR (WHIDBEY ISLAND)

Sound Publishing Inc.'s two island newspapers, the Whidbey News-Times and South Whidbey Record, seek a candidate to assist with production of our award-winning special sections and to write feature stories for the publications.

This position requires someone who understands journalism, can write accurate and compelling stores, is organized and has an eye for page design.
A degree in journalism and knowledge of Adobe InDesign are preferred but not required.

This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick and holidays. EOE. No calls, please. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to 
careers@soundpublishing.com
 and make sure to include “special sections coordinator, Whidbey” in the subject line.
(Posted 11/20/19)


copy editor / page designer (Everett)

The Daily Herald in Everett, Washington, seeks a copy editor/page designer for its news desk.  We’re looking for a detail-oriented journalist and wordsmith with proven page design chops using Adobe InDesign.

Applicants must possess at least two years of journalism experience at a newspaper or news website in an editing role. They need to be able to work calmly, accurately and quickly under daily deadline pressure in a busy newsroom. Knowledge of, and interest in, local, regional, national and international news are required, as are excellent news judgment and the ability to write and edit with precision.

Applicants will have a leg up if they possess SEO headline skills, Photoshop and Illustrator know-how, newspaper beat reporting experience and some training in graphic arts design. Multimedia skills and photo-editing experience also are helpful.

This employee reports to the news editor. He or she works from noon to 10:30 p.m. four days a week, with some weekend night shifts required. The job is part-time, temporary, with the opportunity for a possible move to Regular status, FT, employment.

To apply, email the following to careers@oundpublishing.comATTN: EDHCOPY.

  • No more than six non-returnable page samples. Specify what planning, editing or design contributions you made to each. (Pages can be sent digitally if you wish.)
  • A letter that explains what you think makes a newspaper excellent. Your comments should address issues relating to page design and headlines and other display types.
  • At least three professional references, with contact information.

Applications that don't comply with these requests won’t be considered.  

The Daily Herald is the leading news source in Washington’s third-largest county. We are the biggest of 49 daily, weekly and special-interest newspapers in Washington state owned by Sound Publishing, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) who strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

(Posted 11/20/19)

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (Bellevue)

The Bellevue Reporter is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people interested in a multi-media sales career who 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.

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.

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:

  • Benefits package including health insurance paid time off, and 401k with employer match
  • 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 us at careers@soundpublishing.com  and be sure to include ATTN: MMSC-Bellevue 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 11/20/19)

 

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (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 11/20/19)


CIRCULATION HOME DELIVERY OPERATIONS MANAGER (EVERETT)

Sound Publishing, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time Circulation Home Delivery Operations Manager. The position will be based out of our Everett office and will report to the Audience Development Director. The primary duty is to manage our home delivery distributors ensuring high-quality delivery, assuring efficient and profitable delivery routes, and overseeing day-to-day delivery challenges. This person will be a key contact for our distribution partners, ensuring that all their delivery needs are met on a timely basis.

In addition, you will be a conduit to our customer service team working through subscriber delivery challenges, managing operational schedules with Sound Press Operations and the press and transportation needs of our other newspaper delivery customers.

The assistant circulation operations manager reports to the circulation home delivery manager.

Candidate will:              

  • Work directly with customer service, subscribers, carrier distributors, other newspaper delivery agents and individual carriers as required.
  • Manage newspaper delivery partnerships by meeting regularly to ensure that delivery, systems, and reporting are accurately meeting their delivery needs.
  • Meet with distributorship dealers to review business practices and look for improved effectiveness and efficiency within their operation.
  • Assist distributorships with carrier hiring practices, route efficiencies, and personnel effectiveness.
  • Perform route management and oversee the timely and orderly pick up and distribution of The Daily Herald, our other delivery customers, and other Sound publications.
  • Learn the methods and process to adjust draw and routing using Newzware software
  • Must be flexible to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Learn key business metrics for The Daily Herald home delivery business and report underperforming areas to the audience development director.
  • Must have a good background in single-copy sales to support and direct the assistant circulation operations manager in their duties
  • Must be a pro-active individual who works well with partner newspaper staff, delivery services, dealer site staff, newspaper publisher partners, carrier contractors, and Sound employees.

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.

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail the following items to 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 in the subject line:  Circulation Home Delivery Operations Manager
(Posted 11/20/19)


TEMPORARY DISTRICT SALES MANAGER (PORT ANGELES) 

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 Temporary Full-Time position and includes mileage reimbursement.  Please send resume and cover letter to careers@soundpublishing.com. EOE. Learn more about us on the web at www.soundpublishing.com  
(Posted 11/20/19)


PRINTING FACILITY PRESS MECHANIC (EVERETT)

The Printing Facility located in Everett, WA is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people interested in physical work. The Press Mechanic will be responsible for performing maintenance on all Press Room equipment.  The Press Mechanic must be able to identify, diagnose, and repair Press Room equipment.  

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Must have good understanding of all aspects of maintenance and repairs of offset printing processes.
  • Must be able to communicate with Press crews, Department Head and Lead Press Mechanic of current and future press repairs.
  • Must be able to make all on the spot repairs when needed and keep accurate records of maintenance completed.
  • Must have a good understanding of all aspects of printing.

Typically 40 hours per week. It must be recognized that due to the nature of this position, hours will vary in order to accomplish the required tasks and may require coming in early, staying late, or working weekends on occasion. It is critical that the person in this position be reliable.

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: Press Mechanic 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 11/20/19)


SPORTS EDITOR/REPORTER

Baker City Herald in Eastern Oregon is seeking a full-time sports editor/reporter.  The Herald is a three-day print newspaper with daily online updates. 

The position provides print and online coverage of high school and community sports plus outdoor activities. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. The sports editor will work

with the EO Media Group's regional sports editor to coordinate coverage across Northeast Oregon. Necessary skills include feature writing, event coverage, and the ability to work well on deadline. A journalism degree is preferred. Reporting experience, polished writing skills and a track record of accuracy and reliability are a must. 

Also important is the ability to conceptualize the multimedia components that might complement stories, including video, audio and slideshow elements. Experience using social media, including Facebook and Twitter, is preferred.

Many of the duties of this position require evening and weekend availability. Typical work week Tuesday through Sunday.

Baker City has a population of almost 10,000 with an award-winning downtown historic district, and is situation between two major mountain ranges with abundant outdoor recreation within 15 minutes of town, including hiking, mountain biking, hunting and fishing. Anthony Lakes Ski Area

is about 45 minutes from town, and Boise, one of the country's fastest-growing metro areas, is two hours' drive along Interstate 84.

This is a great opportunity to grow with a company that believes in the value of community journalism. This is a full time position offering insurances, 401(k)/401(k) Roth retirement plans and Paid Time Off (PTO). Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Send cover letter, resume and clips to hr@eomediagroup.com.
(Posted 11/13/19)

DIRECTOR OF ADVERTISING
Are you the one we are looking for? Do you have a passion for marketing? Do you want to get paid for having good conversations with local/regional businesses and helping them develop/execute effective marketing strategies? Do you want to make a difference in our community? We are looking for that special someone that has heart. Someone excited to take us to the next level. Are you that someone? A bonus is living in the heart of the Columbia Basin in a community built around an 18 mile lake where the sun shines 350 days a year and you are centrally located to Spokane & Seattle as well as numerous outdoor activities. 

Media has influenced and affected our daily lives in a great way. Today, we cannot imagine our lives without print, television, internet, radio, podcast, etc. We are looking for a skilled Director of Advertising (DOA) to oversee our company’s advertising operations across all media platforms. You will be reporting to the publisher and coach multimedia strategists, digital sellers and other staff. 

The Director of Advertising combines the innovativeness of a savvy marketer with the practical focus of a sales operation manager. You should be able to suggest ideas for the right marketing solutions and see them through to deliver solid results for our clients. We expect excellent organizational and leaderships skills as well as problem-solving ability. The DOA will set high standards and motivate their team to produce award winning, compelling campaigns that connect buyers to business delivering ROI.  

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and have impeccable communication & leadership skills and reliable follow through. They will also demonstrate the ability to manage a wide variety of projects/tasks and continuously reassess priority of each task.

To ensure that you become a successful Director of Advertising, it is essential that you have good understanding of the advertising industries rules and regulations, and should keep abreast with the current developments in the industry. Should be able to deliver quality work even when they are required to function under tight and/or multiple deadlines and priorities. Should be creative, self-motivated, self-driven, pays attention to detail, and be able to function independently as well as work in a team environment. 

Key skills/requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Exceptional social skills and ability to have good conversations with current/prospective clients 
  • Understanding and application of advertising industry rules/regulations
  • Proficiency in English (Spanish a plus) 
  • Working knowledge of digital marketing solutions 
  • Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to manage a large volume of work and responsibilities with ease 
  • Needs to deliver results and handle pressure and working in a fast paced work environment
  • Outstanding communication and people abilities. Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and good follow up/through.
  • BS/BA in Advertising, Communications or Marketing OR equivalent work related experience
  • Must be able to sit in a stationary position for extended periods of time in meetings etc. and/or sitting at computer working on budgets, proposals, monitoring performance etc. Constantly operates a computer, mobile phone and other office equipment.
  • Must be able to travel to and from advertising prospects/businesses, community/networking events and travel on company business as needed 
  • Ability to work indoor and outdoor seeing clients and attending/executing events in various weather conditions

Hagadone Media/Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Employment requires successful background screening and culture index survey. We provide competitive salary plus bonus and an excellent benefit package. Send resume and letter of interest to cbess@hagadonemedia.com.

(Posted 11/8/19)

SENIOR REPORTER
This is your chance to be part of dynamic, family newspaper. We have an immediate opportunity for an accurate and hard-working senior reporter at one of Oregon’s best small daily newspapers based in scenic and historic Pendleton. This is a key reporting assignment covering two of the newsroom’s bigger beats — Umatilla County government and public safety. We value spot news hustle but also prize deeper enterprise pieces. You won’t just cover crime. You’ll delve into politics, personalities, budget issues, cycles of trauma and violence, but also stories of success and achievement. You will collaborate with almost every other beat reporter at the newspaper. Most importantly, you’ll highlight the powerful human stories at the center of every public safety issue. The successful candidate will build sources and mine the community and social media for leads. 
The successful candidate should be fluent in filing public records requests, social media, breaking news and multimedia. You must have experience covering governments and a nose to ferret out the key issues and what’s truly important for the reader.
You’ll work closely with an energetic newsroom that is accustomed to success. The East Oregonian has been named the top newspaper in its class eight of the last nine years in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual competition. 
Pendleton is located near the scenic Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo.
Full time with benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume, clips, references and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 11/5/19)


REPORTER

The Blue Mountain Eagle, a family-owned weekly newspaper in a stunningly beautiful Oregon community, seeks an energetic, dedicated reporter. 

The Eagle is located in John Day, where seeing deer in front yards is normal and traffic is unheard of, just three hours from Bend and Pendleton. Surrounded by scenic forests and dissected by mountain streams, the location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including fishing, hunting, backpacking, camping, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

Despite the picturesque environment, the community is at the center of an evolving natural resource restoration economy, which gains statewide and even national attention. 

Despite the small-town charm, the residents are engaged and politically active in local and national debates, and hard-hitting stories are never hard to find. Ongoing topics include state and federal policies, forest health, logging, public lands grazing, water supply, wildlife habitat improvements and wildfire resilience, in addition to coverage of small-town life and local government. The position offers a wealth of breaking news and enterprise opportunities.

Serving the community for more than 150 years, the Eagle is the oldest weekly newspaper in Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners. This position offers excellent advancement opportunities in a company that prefers to hire from within. EO Media Group owns 14 newspapers and journals 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.

We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news and excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and through social media. Candidates must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalistic integrity is a must.

Journalism education or experience is required for this full-time position offering insurances, a 401(k)/401(k) Roth retirement plan and paid time off (PTO). Send resume, letter of interest and up to five clips to hr@eomediagroup.com.
(Posted 11/5/19)


CIRCULATION DIRECTOR (Juneau, AK)

Sound Publishing, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Circulation Director for the Juneau Empire.

The primary duty of a Circulation Director (CD) is to manage the full distribution of our Company's paper.  The CD will be accountable for the assigned newspaper as follows: Recruiting, contracting and training independent contractors to meet delivery deadlines, ensuring delivery standards are being met and quality customer service.  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 deliver newspaper routes, including ability to negotiate stairs and to deliver an average of 75 newspapers per hour for up to 8 consecutive hours; to communicate with carriers and the public by telephone and in-person; to operate a personal computer. Must possess reliable, insured, motor vehicle and a valid Alaska 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.  

 

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com a resume including at least three professional references.  Make sure to include Circulation Director (JUE) 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 10/23/19)


ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT (Everett, WA)

The Daily Herald, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is seeking a Full-Time (M-F 8 am -5pm--hours may vary) Advertising Sales Assistant to join our advertising team. This position will work closely with the Publisher, Sales, and Creative teams, as well as our customers.

The ideal candidate will possess good written and verbal communication skills, be Windows-proficient, able to multi-task and possess good problem-solving skills in an exciting, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. 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.
  • Proficient with Windows programs.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-changing environment.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Good phone, writing and proofing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

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 a resume including at least three professional references.  Make sure to include Ad Sales Asst (Everett) 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 10/23/19)


SPORTS REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER

Seeking sports reporter/photographer for a weekly award-winning newspaper in Omak, located in beautiful Okanogan County. Diverse beat includes high school sports, outdoors and recreation, general features and multiple special sections. We’re a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper industry and its specialty publications, including the website and social media. Strong photography skills and familiarity with AP style guide required. Ability to be organized and meet deadlines is a must. Previous news media experience and camera equipment is a plus.

EOE. Pre-employment drug screening required.  Hourly wage, plus benefits. Send writing and photo samples to: tmyers@omakchronicle.com or P.O. Box 553, Omak, WA, 98841.
(Posted 10/22/19)


CUSTOMER SERVICE TEAM LEAD (Everett, WA)

Sound Publishing, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time Call Center Customer Service Team lead.  The position will be based out of our Everett office and will report to the Director of Audience Development. The primary duty is to manage the call center staffing, training, regular reporting, staff contests, subscriber retention activities and assuring great customer service for The Daily Herald and our community newspapers. Call center experience preferred.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Exceptional history of providing great customer service.
  • To be comfortable using Microsoft Office, intermediate skills with Word and Excel, and able to quickly learn new proprietary software.
  • 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.  

 

Job Type: Full-time

TO APPLY - To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com a resume including at least three professional references.  Make sure to include Call Center Team Lead (Everett) 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 10/23/19)


PRESS PERSON

Press person needed at a Tuesday through Saturday morning newspaper in Pendleton, Oregon. In addition to East Oregonian newspaper, our operation prints an array of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly publications. To join our team, you’ll need web press operation skills, an eye for color, mechanical ability, be a good communicator and work well with others.  Must be able to lift 50# and go up/down stairs on a regular basis.  Pendleton is near the Blue Mountains and has abundant outdoor recreation.  It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo.  Wage DOE plus benefits.   Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com
(Posted 10/1/19)


MEDIA SALES PROFESSIONAL

Exciting opportunity for a skilled sales professional in Bend, Oregon.  

The Bulletin is Central Oregon’s leading media outlet.  More than just a newspaper, The Bulletin represents the community through events and print and digital products, bringing credible, relevant coverage to readers and advertisers.  

Can you be a part of our team?  We seek someone who is skilled in business development, contract negotiations, communicates clearly with an internal support team, thrives in a CRM driven environment and has outstanding proposal and presentation skills. You will be helping local businesses achieve success through advertising in our diverse suite of products including everything from the daily paper to our digital services. The primary focus of the position we are hiring for is territory development. 

Do you have what it takes? The ideal team member will be achievement focused and can work independently with the support of a solid team behind them; have consistent follow through and enjoy the challenge of working in a fast paced environment. Two or more years of sales experience with proven success in media or digital sales, and/or a degree in marketing is desired. 

The position is located in dynamic Bend, Oregon.  Central Oregon offers endless beauty, opportunities for outdoor recreation, an ever expanding craft beer scene, and no sales tax. Nestled in the Cascade mountains the region boasts recreation that people travel from far and wide to experience. From world class fly fishing, whitewater rafting, skiing, mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing just to name a few options there is truly something for everyone. 

The Bulletin was recently acquired by EO Media Group, a family-owned Oregon company, ensuring a continued focus on state and local journalism that resonates with readers. We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

This position comes with generous compensation for someone with the drive and determination to succeed. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, expense reimbursement and insurances. Send resume and letter of interest to hr@eomediagroup.com.

(Posted 10/21/19)

MANAGING EDITOR (Moses Lake, WA)

Are you the one we are looking for? Do you have a passion for Journalism? For writing/producing compelling content and design across multiple platforms? Do you believe in FOIA? Are you willing to ask the hard questions and hold public officials accountable? Do you believe in local newspapers and the role they serve in a community? Do you want to make a difference in our community? We are looking for that special someone that has heart and is not just in it for the job but believes in the purpose of our existence. Someone excited to take us to the next level. Are you that someone? A bonus is living in the heart of Washington in the Columbia Basin where the sun shines 350 days a year and you are centrally located to Spokane and Seattle as well as numerous hiking trails, sand dunes, golf courses and an 18 mile lake. 

Media has played a key role in changing our lifestyle and the way we think. Thus, the media has influenced and affected our daily lives in a great way. Today, we cannot imagine our lives without the print media, electronic media, television, Internet, radio (podcast), etc. We are looking for a skilled Managing Editor (ME) to oversee our company’s daily news/content operations across all media platforms. You will be reporting to the publisher and coach writers, editors and other staff.

A managing editor combines the innovativeness of a writer with the practical focus of an operations manager. You should be able to suggest ideas for stories and see them through to publication. We expect excellent organizational and leaderships skills as well as a unique problem-solving ability. The ME will also set high editorial standards and motivate their team to produce award winning, compelling, accurate community journalism that drives subscribers (print and digital) as well as social media followers. 

The editor responsibilities comprise reviewing the written material, and condensing and arranging it in a way to compel the reader to want to read further. While doing so, they take utmost care that the given information and data is accurate, has good context, is valuable and relevant to the reader and is without bias, while legally compliant.

To ensure that you become a successful Managing Editor, it is essential that you have good understanding of the publication procedures, rules, regulations, and should keep abreast with the current developments in the industry. Should have excellent editing skills and have exceptional command over verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to deliver quality work on the given time, even when they are required to function under tight deadlines. Should be creative, self-motivated, self-driven, attention to detail, and be able to function independently as well as work in a team.

 

Key skills/requirements include but are not limited to:

Proven experience as managing editor or relevant role

BS/BA in journalism or relevant field and/or equivalent work related experience

Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing/attention to detail

Solid understanding and application of AP writing styles

Proficiency in English (Spanish a plus)

Working knowledge of online platforms like Word Press and SEO concepts

Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations

Excellent organizational and leadership skills/outstanding communication and people abilities

Reliability and efficiency

Must be able to sit in a stationary position for extended periods of time (meetings, court cases, etc.) and/or sitting at computer editing, reviewing designs, page layouts and/or writing stories/editorials

Must be able to travel to and from story sources, community events and travel on company business 

Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment. 

Ability to work indoor and outdoor covering stories and events in various weather conditions. 

Hagadone Media/Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Employment requires successful background screening and culture index survey. We provide competitive salary plus bonus and an excellent benefit package. Send resume and letter of interest to cbess@hagadonemedia.com
(Posted 9/25/19)

 

MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (OUTSIDE) - Federal Way Territory (Federal Way)

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 Federal
Way 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.

If you want to join the dynamic team at Sound, email your resume to:
careers@soundpublishing.com and include in the Subject Line: MMSC-FWM.
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 9/25/19)


MULTIMEDIA SALES CONSULTANT, OUTSIDE (Friday Harbor, WA)

Be a part of the largest community news organization in Washington!

  • Do you have a proven track record of success in sales and enjoy managing your own territory?
  • Are you competitive and thrive in an energetic environment?
  • Do you desire to work in an environment which offers uncapped earning opportunities?
  • Are you interested in a fast-paced, creative atmosphere where you can use your sales expertise to provide consultative print and digital solutions?

If you answered YES to the above, then we are looking for you! The Journal of the San Juans, in beautiful Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands, is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people interested in a multi-media sales career.  As part of our sales team, you are expected to maintain and grow existing client relationships, as well as develop new client relationships.  The successful candidate will also be goal-oriented, have organizational skills that enable you to manage multiple deadlines, provide great consultative sales and excellent customer service.   If you have these skills and enjoy playing a pro-active part in impacting your local businesses financial success with advertising solutions, please email your resume and cover letter to: careers@soundpublishing.com.  Make sure to include ATTN: AD REP (Friday Harbor) in the subject line.
This position receives a base salary plus commissions and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, and 401K.  Position requires the use of your personal vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of active vehicle insurance.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employee (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.   Visit our website to learn more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
(Posted 9/25/19)


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)


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (Tacoma, WA)

The largest community news organization in Washington State has an immediate opening for an Information Technology Systems Specialist located in Tacoma, 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-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 Tacoma 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)


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)
   


ADVERTISING SALES 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) 

 

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)


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)