Monday, July 30, 2012

Marketing Representative, Franklin County, Iowa

Marketing Representative 

Hampton Publishing Company has a career opportunity for a full-time outside marketing representative to serve our Cerro Gordo County market and assist with sales in our Franklin County market. 

This position would include base salary with commission. It is our lead sales person for the Mid-America Marketplace and includes established contacts in each of these markets. Cold calling will be expected in order to develop additional prospects. 

The successful candidate would have sales experience, preferably in the media industry, who can develop relationships with customers to help them achieve their marketing goals. They must be self-driven and technologically adept. 

Multi-media sales skills are a plus, but not required. To apply for the position, submit your resume, a letter of interest, and three references to or apply on-line at Don’t delay as interviews will begin immediately with qualified candidates. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

Sports Editor, Charles City, Iowa

Sports Editor.

Seeking the next great Sports Editor: award-winning five-day daily newspaper in northeast Iowa is seeking a sports editor who can do it all — strong writer, great photographer, can handle layout and get it all done on deadline.

Great opportunity for a weekly sports editor or daily sports reporter looking to move up. Full-time benefits and competitive salary offered in a privately owned and operated family newspaper company. Knowledge of QuarkXpress and Photoshop a plus; ability to handle a camera and shoot strong sports photos a must!

Send resume and cover letter letting us know why you are our next great sports editor to: Editor, Charles City Press, P.O. Box 397, Charles City, IA 50616 or email to No phone calls, please.

Advertising Sales and Marketing Consultant

Advertising Sales & Marketing Consultant. 

Are you totally appreciated in your current job? Have you achieved your professional goals? Is your potential being utilized to the fullest in your present position? Are you being recognized and rewarded for your hard work? If not, consider joining the sales/marketing team at the Ottumwa Courier. 

If we’ve piqued your interest, keep reading! 

We have an opening for a dedicated, self-motivated sales professional to join our dynamic sales/marketing team. You will be working with area businesses to develop their marketing strategies, while helping them grow customers, sales, market share and perpetuate their brand. You supply the proven skills and abilities we need, and we’ll supply the career track and professional training you need to be successful. Hopefully, you will have some type of sales experience, but most of all you are a problem solver, confident, at ease in front of others, outgoing, competitive, goal driven, enjoy working with the public and like getting recognition for a job well done. 

We can teach you the newspaper and new media business if you possess these qualities. If we connect, we will be dedicated to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals. You’ll be surrounded by a team of dedicated professionals. You’ll love the synergy throughout the organization. This position will be a financially and mentally rewarding endeavor for the right person. We will supply you with a career path where your dedicated effort is recognized, and advancement is a reality. 

The Ottumwa Courier is part of a newspaper group of more than 100 newspapers, and they are always looking for talented individuals. We provide an excellent salary, bonus, and benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and more. You can expect to earn a salary and commission of $30,000 - $36,000 during your first year. 

Inspired? Interested? Do you fit our needs? Do we meet yours? If you qualify and are interested, please send letter of introduction and resume to Monica Tews, Ottumwa Courier, 213 Second St., Ottumwa, IA 52501 or email Applicants must have stable work history and a valid driver’s license. The Ottumwa Courier and CNHI are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertising Sales, Des Moines

Advertising Sales Representative 

Customized Newspaper Advertising, the sales arm of the Iowa Newspaper Association in Des Moines, Iowa, is looking for an experienced inside advertising account executive to sell sophisticated newspaper advertising solutions business to business. 

The qualified candidate would work with a solid existing account base but must be able to prospect, close sales and gain new business to hit revenue targets. Two-year college degree and three or more years of sales experience required. 

Qualified candidate will have strong organization skills, be articulate, and most importantly, be a strong closer. Email resume to:

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Radio Internship, St. Louis

KTRS Radio in St. Louis is looking for fall interns. We hire interns on a rolling basis and have a degree of flexibility to try and work around interns' schedules.  This is a great opportunity for not only college students receiving credit but students who are looking to get practical experience before they are eligible for credit, or recent graduates looking to gain experience while they seek paid employment.

KTRS Sports Interns have gone on to gain employment for several media outlets and professional sports teams in the St. Louis area as well as across the nation.  Interns will NOT receive monetary compensation.

KTRS Radio is looking for interns eager to work in the sports department of your home of Missouri Tigers athletics in St. Louis. This is a hands-on internship: Assisting on-air sports talent in screening phone calls, researching for shows, gathering and editing sound among other miscellaneous tasks for sports shows. Interns are expected to work odd hours including nights and weekends and will not receive monetary compensation but can receive college credit for their work. Interns should be at least 18 years old. Please send your resume to

For additional information, check out the KTRS website.

Friday, July 6, 2012

General Assignment Reporter, North-Central Iowa

General assignment/lifestyles reporter. 

The Daily Freeman-Journal, an award-winning North Central Iowa daily community newspaper, is seeking a full-time general assignment/lifestyles reporter for its news staff. 
Duties will include covering education and local government, feature stories, taking photos, assisting with layout, design and the daily tasks to produce the newspaper, both in print and online. 
Strong emphasis on using social media platforms. 
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or a writing-related field, although candidates with writing experience are encouraged to apply. Competitive full benefits package. 
Send letters of application, resumes and writing samples to Anne Blankenship, Managing Editor, Daily Freeman-Journal, P.O. Box 490, Webster City, IA 50595, or email,

Community News Editor, Hampton, Iowa

Editor, Eagle Grove Eagle, Hampton, Iowa. 

The Eagle Grove Eagle has an anticipated opening for a full-time community news editor. This person must be energetic, is a self-starter, have a nose for news with a knack of being able to shoot quality photos. 

This position isn’t an 8-5 weekday position, it requires someone with ambition, diligence, and integrity. Reliable transportation, ability to work nights and weekends required. Experience is preferred, but new college grads will be considered. 

For more information, please send a letter of inquiry to Ryan Harvey, Mid-America Publishing Corp., 9 2nd Street NW, Hampton, Iowa 50441 or by email at