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Updated 5/20/15

HELP WANTED

Account Executive. Do you believe in the power of TH Media and its niche and digital solutions? Do you enjoy building relationships with customers to help them achieve their goals? If yes, you should be an Account Executive for TH Media. As an Account Executive at our employee-owned company, you will: • Work in a fast-paced, ever changing, environment (it’s never dull!), • Experience a culture that is based on participatory management, • Build everlasting relationships with both internal and external customers, • Earn a competitive salary plus commission, • Be offered a full benefits package (with eligibility for insurance the first of the month after you start). To learn more about this opportunity, submit your application and resume today at www.wcinet.com/careers. Candidates should have education or experience in advertising, sales (especially outbound sales), or marketing and have a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record. (20)

Advertising Director. The Ottumwa Courier seeks a high-energy, experienced advertising director to lead its sales team The advertising director develops and executes marketing strategies across multiple platforms to maximize sales and enhance our market share. This person works with the publisher and department managers to ensure profitability by meeting revenue and expense targets. We expect a manager who quickly spots trends and adjusts to maximize gains or minimize losses. Candidates must also know how to develop revenue opportunities through retention and consultative selling. Our advertising director will lead a staff of five outside and three inside multimedia account executives and oversee direct selling for major advertisers and key affiliations. We expect a skilled leader who can train, recruit and develop a committed sales and marketing team. Mentoring, field coaching and prospecting are key aspects of this position. Exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills are vital for this role. Candidates should have at least four years of sales or sales management experience in print and digital media. This person must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Experience with display ad serving technologies is a plus. The Ottumwa Courier is a 9,000-circulation, five-day newspaper in southeastern Iowa. In addition to the newspaper, we publish a weekly TMC product, a quarterly magazine and a website, www.ottumwacourier.com. Ottumwa is a family-oriented community in Southeast Iowa, just 90 minutes from the state capital of Des Moines. The area boasts great local schools, many outdoor recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, bonus plans, paid vacation, 401(k), and medical, dental and vision insurance. Interested candidates should email a resume and salary requirements to Publisher Martin Cody, mcody@cnhi.com. The Ottumwa Courier is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states. (20,27,3)

Advertising Sales Rep. Southwest Iowa paper seeks committed, passionate individual to sell advertising for progressive six-day a week publication with weekly shopper. Candidate should be familiar with sales, accustomed to working with the public, outgoing, self- motivated and able to produce results with a positive attitude. Experience not required but will be considered. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package along with incentive bonuses. Email resume and other pertinent information to: Jeff Lundquist, jrlund@ant-news.com or call 712-243-2624 or mail: Atlantic News Telegraph, 410 Walnut St., Atlantic, Ia., 50022. (tfn)

Graphic designer wanted for The Kalona News. Knowledge of indesign helpful. ability to sell a plus. Contact Ron Slechta 319-656-2273 or 319-400-7072 or email publisher@kalonanews.com. (20,27,3,10)

Multi-Media Account Executive. Press-Citizen Media in Iowa City is looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic sales professional to sell digital and mobile advertising, social media management and other digital marketing services, as well as print products, to both new and existing accounts. This individual is responsible for cultivating and strengthening client relationships, developing a robust sales pipeline, creating persuasive proposals, closing sales and achieving sales goals. Candidates should understand the advertising media industry, particularly digital and social media, and demonstrate the ability to sell with a consultative approach. Bachelor’s degree with two or more years outside sales experience is required, preferably in an advertising sales/business development environment. Must be able to work well under pressure while effectively managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Must have strong computer skills. Send your resume to Dale Larson at dlarson@press-citizen.com. Press-Citizen Media is committed to diversity and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. (20,27)

News Editor. Locally owned Sycamore Media seeks a creative, experienced editor to lead the newsroom of the two-day-per-week DeWitt Observer in eastern Iowa. The editor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, including planning, writing, editing, design and directing the news staff. Qualified candidates will possess excellent reporting and writing skills, strong planning and organization skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Adobe In-Design, Quark, or related software applications, and solid leadership. If you are interested in working for a small company with big ideas and want to make a difference, and have fun, send your resume, cover letter to tmayfield@mspress.net. (20)

Reporter. Altoona Herald-Mitchellville Index, a subsidiary of Des Moines Register Media, Iowa’s leading print and online news source, seeks a top notch reporter to cover general news assignments in East Polk County, including Altoona, Mitchellville, Pleasant Hill and more. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of community reporting across multiple platforms with urgency and depth, including trends, issues and public meetings. The successful candidate must stay ahead of the competition as stories develop, use multimedia tools and look for opportunities to connect with the community. A bachelor’s degree and previous journalism experience preferred but will consider recent college graduate with a strong internship and writing samples. Strong enterprise and depth writing needed. Sports knowledge and photography background helpful. Please include five to seven samples of your published work. We offer a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, generous vacation policy, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug test and acceptable motor vehicle record. Apply at: http://bit.ly/1Iph7BU. (20,27)

Reporter (Part-time). The Estherville News in Estherville, Iowa, is seeking a motivated part-time reporter. Looking for someone who enjoys writing. Willing to t rain. Submit resume, cover letter and samples of work to Managing Editor David Swartz at: dswartz@esthervillenews.net or call David or Glen at 712-362-2622. (20,27)

Screenwriter. Looking for a screenwriter to turn a short, historically based book into a movie. Plenty of options for the right person. Email qualifications to: genehall@charlescitypress.com to set up a face to face to flesh out details. (20,27,3)

Sports/feature writer. Part-time or fulltime sports/feature writer wanted for The Kalona News, contact Ron Slechta, 319-656-2273 or 319-400-7072 or email publisher@kalonanews.com. (20,27,3,10)

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