Starnes Publishing is seeking an advertising executive to join its team.
The ideal candidate should be energetic, able to build and nurture relationships with local businesses, willing to learn and able to meet deadlines. The job requires identifying and closing new business and the pay structure is base plus generous commission.
No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
Starnes Publishing is looking for talented writers to join its growing family of award-winning community newspapers. We are looking for a driven professional with strong hyperlocal news judgment. The ability to build relationships with community stakeholders and identify new stories is paramount. Daily newspaper experience, including hard news and business writing, is preferred. Applicants must have experience in both writing and editing news and features. This position will require the ability to file multiple stories daily. Candidates must be familiar with online content management systems, social media, copyediting, AP style and basic photography. Adobe software knowledge is a plus.
The ability to shoot and edit video is desired.
Networking ability, resourcefulness and the ability to plan ahead are necessary. A journalism degree or equivalent experience is required. Recent or expectant graduates may apply.
The company publishes The Homewood Star, 280 Living, Village Living, Hoover Sun and Vestavia Voice. To learn more about these publications, visit thehomewoodstar.com, 280living.com, villagelivingonline.com, hooversun.com and vestaviavoice.com.