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Updated 8/27/14

HELP WANTED

Advertising Manager. The North Scott Press has an immediate opening for an Advertising Department Manager for our 5,000-paid-circulation family-owned, national award-winning weekly newspaper in a growing community. This is the ideal position for an experienced advertising professional who wants to provide superior service to manage promotions, projects and campaigns to help our customers and potential customers succeed. Keyboarding skills and familiarity with Adobe Indesign, Microsoft Word and Photoshop are desired. The ability to create interesting layouts and write accurate copy to promote customers’ products and services will help you succeed. This job requires the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking office environment. To become a member of our team that is making a positive difference for our customers and community, send résumé with references to 214 N. 2nd Street, P.O. Box 200, Eldridge, Iowa 52748-0200; Fax (563) 285-8114; btubbs@northscottpress.com. (27,3,10)

Advertising Sales Executive. The Journal-Eureka newspaper in Anamosa, Iowa, seeks a dependable full-time ad sales rep with a positive, energetic attitude and strong work ethic – a real go-getter. Looking for someone proficient at making sales presentations and effectively communicating in person and in writing. We need someone with good people skills, who is detail-oriented and works well under deadline pressure. Sales experience desired, but we will train someone who has great customer service skills. Will consider a recent college graduate who studied advertising or marketing. Newspaper experience a plus. If you are up to this challenge, we offer a salary plus a revenue-based incentive package and health and dental benefits, paid vacation and a 401(k). For the right person, this could be a lucrative opportunity. We look to fill this position quickly, so don’t delay. Send resume and cover letter telling why you are the right person for this job to Jim Johnson at Publisher@Journal-Eureka.com.

Copy Editor. As a copy editor for the TH Media, your primary responsibilities will include selecting, editing and designing page content for both print and online while meeting page flow deadlines. Qualified candidates must have familiarity with current events and history and the ability to grasp and adapt to new technology. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and three years of experience in a newspaper setting preferred. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required. Full time benefits include competitive wage, employee stock ownership plan, 401(k), vacation, insurance and continuing education assistance. For consideration, apply online at www.wcinet.com/careers. TH Media, a division of Woodward Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer located in Dubuque, Iowa. (27,3)

Media Buyer. CNA seeks a professional, organized and customer-focused Media Buyer who can consult with newspapers and other media organizations to process advertising orders, estimates and scheduling placements. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator in written correspondence and via the phone with media organizations, other press associations and advertising agencies. Additionally, the candidate should be able to work independently, be self-motivated, have an appetite for a deadline-driven, detail-oriented environment and have a high-comfort level for math and excel spreadsheets. A customer focused approach is a must. Key essential functions: 1. Generate cost estimates, process orders, scheduling of order information and distribution of insertion orders and advertising copy and details. 2. Interact with media organizations and press associations to secure information and data. 3. Secure proof of publish, through print or digital tearsheets or affidavits. Candidates should have two years of college, customer service experience and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills. Media experience is a plus. Customized Newspaper Advertising is a subsidiary of the Iowa Newspaper Association located in the East Village of Des Moines. We provide a comprehensive benefit package and competitive pay. Our company culture is team focused, driven—yet balanced. Send resume to bsteemken@inanews.com. (tfn)

Newsroom. Are you ready to take the next step and lead our four-person news team into an exciting future of print and digital community journalism? The Washington Evening Journal in Washington, Iowa is EXPANDING our news staff. We are looking for an energetic newsroom leader who has the vision, drive and a passion for journalism and the communities they cover. If you have: Covered most beats with a minimum 3 years reporting experience, knowledge of excellent newspaper design and use of graphics, a good understanding of social media platforms and the willingness to expand that understanding, the ability to interact positively with management, co-workers and the community, a desire to become involved with groups and organizations without being influenced journalistically, the desire to create and implement new strategies that help grow readership and loyalty to our publications, excellent news writing skills, the ability to lead through teaching and by example, then we want to hear from you! We are a Monday – Friday p.m. daily paper located in Southeast Iowa. Washington is a growing, county seat community. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health insurance, 401k, flex plan and more. Send resume and writing samples to pub@washjrnl.com or mail to Washington Evening Journal, c/o Matt Bryant, 111 North Marion Ave, Washington, Iowa 52353. Call 319-591-1126 with questions.

Sports writer. Got Game? The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, an award-winning four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, is seeking a motivated sports writer to help carry on a tradition of excellent coverage. The ideal candidate will capture the spirit of the game, providing exceptional reporting and photography for the prep sports news for our seven area schools. The full-time position requires a strong ability to juggle multiple assignments and collaborate smoothly with another full-time sports writer to produce a snappy sports section daily. Page design abilities and experience with InDesign, Photoshop and social media are a must. Send a resume, cover letter and clips to Amy Erickson, dseditor@frontiernet.net or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, Iowa 51031. No Phone Calls Please. (27,3,10,17)

FOR SALE

New listing: NE Iowa, grosses over $160k, owner will sell for $85,000, contract possible. NEW LISTING: 22,000 circulation shopper w/ daily online newspaper for sale. Publications have gained enormous market share from longtime daily newspaper. An established newspaper group could own the entire market by picking up this rising star in a 25,000 population. Key sales staff possessing valuable relationships with advertisers open to staying on board. Owner is ready to retire. This is a can’t miss! Tourism Community-Grosses $550,000. Southeast Iowa monthly magazine, covers the tristate area! $20,000. Appraisals-consultations-Brokerage services* Your full service broker, News Brokerage of Iowa, dtappnewsbrokerageofiowa@gmail.com, 319-350-2770. We have buyers for all price ranges. NEW LISTINGS NEEDED. This could be the right time to sell!

Publishing (Photos Available). Minnesota: Three weeklies, w/press, priced $1,500,000, NE MN; Three weeklies, NW MN, profitable, reduced to $395k; Weekly shopper, St. Croix River, nets $100k+; Weeklies (2), 4200 circ., sales $400k, price $420k including real estate; Weekly, sales $87k, priced at $60,000, N. Central MN; Weekly, sales $210k, price $150k with bldg. Wisconsin: Weekly on St. Croix River, sales at $125k. Are you for sale? Call me - I can help! Contact Lowell Webster, Newspaper Sales and Service, Calhoun Companies, 4940 Viking Drive, Suite 450, Edina, MN 55435. Phone 952-831-3300. Fax 952-831-6516. Look for us on the Internet: www.calhouncompanies.com.


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