Publisher and Editor - Elgin Courier

Sales Driven Publisher Needed in Growing Central Texas Community

 

Location: Elgin, TX - Elgin Courier

Type: Full Time

Level: Director

Function: Management

 

Description:

Granite Publications, a family of community newspapers, is seeking qualified candidates for an immediate opening for Publisher at the Elgin Courier in Elgin, Texas.

We are seeking a hands-on leader who is prepared to drive revenue production through personal involvement in sales while overseeing a top-quality editorial product. The ideal candidate will have an advertising background as well as a proven track record of achieving revenue and profitability growth.

Candidates should have at least three years years of general newspaper management experience, including profit and loss responsibility, and experience developing budgets and long-term plans. This is a selling publisher, and the candidate chosen will be expected to lead the sales effort personally by managing an active account list and ensuring revenue goals are met. If you've got a passion for producing community journalism at its finest, both in print and online, send us your resume.

This position offers a competitive performance-based compensation plan including base salary and profitability bonuses. Benefits include medical insurance, optional vision and dental insurance, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave. If you're interested, please respond immediately with your resume.

Desired Skills & Job Duties:

  • making sure that the production process runs smoothly

  • making sure that publications are printed on time

  • recruiting staff

  • liaising with the advertising and production departments.

  • excellent grammar and spelling skills

  • an eye for detail and be very accurate in their work

  • imagination and good visual sense

  • good IT skills, including knowledge of word processing and design programs

  • leadership skills and the ability to be diplomatic and fair.

There are no positions available at the present time. Please check back later for future employment opportunities.
Mail Handler/Inserter (Part Time)

Sales Driven Publisher Needed in Growing Central Texas Community

Are you looking for an opportunity with growth or simply need a part-time source of income? Come to join our team of professionals today!

Location: Taylor, TX - Granite Publishing Building

Type: Part-Time

Experience: Entry Level

Function: Production

Compensation: $8.00/hour

Description:

We are looking for a few part-time people interested in mail handling, rolling and hand-inserting for Granite Printing/Taylor Press. Work is Monday through Wednesday with possible hours on Thursday and Friday.

 

Qualifications:

  • Be Available for varied/flexible hours 20-25 hrs/wk, usually around 10am to 6pm Monday through Wednesday

  • We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background check prior to commencing employment. 

  • All employees are expected to be time arriving at work

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in newspaper management

  • Thorough understanding of profit and loss responsibility

  • Long-term budget development experience'

  • Strong sales and marketing skills

  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills

  • Detail oriented and committed to accuracy

  • Imagination and good visual sense

  • Good IT skills, including knowledge of word processing
    & design programs

  • Leadership skills and the ability to be diplomatic and fair

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 15-20 lbs.

  • Physical capability of standing, bending, stooping, twisting, crouching, and lifting repeatedly throughout a shift

  • Ability to learn and follow direction

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

  • Ability to work a varied schedule, weekends included

  • Promptness and reliability to work

  • Hand and eye coordination

  • Willingness to learn and assist in setup of equipment

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