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Page designer

The Palm Coast Observer is looking for a talented, enthusiastic full-time page designer. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of typography, photography and newspaper layout. Must be a self-starter who can work independently, but also enjoys being part of a young, energetic team and collaborating with reporters. The candidate should also have strong organizational skills, be able to work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure and be able to juggle multiple projects at once.

The designer will work out of our Palm Coast, Florida office.

Responsibilities include all elements of design for both the Palm Coast and Ormond Beach Observers. The designer will also produce several special sections each year.

Responsibilities
• Design all components of weekly newspapers, including Page A1, features, opinion and sports pages, averaging 50+ pages a week
• Adjust photos, including color corrections, resizing and touch-ups
• Assist editor in proofing and making corrections to pages
• Make/upload PDFs to the printer as needed; make sure daily deadlines for producing pages are met

Requirements
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop
• Proficiency with Mac OS X operating systems
• Experience with informational graphics and Illustrator a plus.
• Ability to meet deadlines; must work well and maintain composure under pressure

The Observer offers excellent benefits including 401K, medical, dental and life insurance.

Please send resume and work samples to nschwartz@yourobserver.com.
 

Multimedia Advertising Sales

The #1 Weekly Newspaper in North America* is looking for a dynamic multimedia sales professional with the drive to succeed. The Observer Media Group (OMG) is a highly regarded, family-owned and operated multimedia publisher serving a premier target audience in Sarasota & Manatee County.

We are growing on all fronts and are looking for a self-starter with strong sales skills who is persuasive, energetic, focused and a relationship builder.
The ideal candidate will be:
· comfortable cold calling
· have good communication skills
· possess the ability to understand the marketing and advertising needs of a diverse range of businesses

You will sell our complete media offerings including print, digital and niche publications. Top candidates will have a proven track record of overcoming obstacles, achieving goals and engaging a diverse range of personalities.

We offer an excellent compensation plan ... The Sky’s the limit….the more successful you are, the more you’ll earn.
Benefits package include:
· 401K
· medical
· dental insurance
· life insurance
Send resume and cover letter to Jill Raleigh, Advertising Director, Observer Media Group, 1970 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Sarasota, FL 34326 or jraleigh@yourobserver.com
 
 
Digital Marketing Consultant

Do you know the ins and outs of the Internet and have know-how to harness the power of social media, the Web, email marketing and mobile apps to help local businesses market themselves and drive store traffic? Do you like to have fun and make money? 

Observer Media Group is launching an exciting new initiative to hire local marketing consultants who will provide area businesses with industry-leading digital products to market and grow their businesses. These key employees will report to the Digital Sales Manager.

Digital Marketing Consultants (DMCs) will have strong business development sales experience and a proven track record of establishing consultative business relationships. The right candidate will have a sales hunter mentality and will be skilled in prospecting and cold calling, proposal development and presentation closing agreements, post-sell performance monitoring and capturing up-sell opportunities to achieve sales goals. DMCs will be digitally savvy and will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and high level of self-motivation. If you envision yourself as having a passion for helping local businesses succeed with digital media solutions, this is a job for you.
 

We are looking for energetic individuals who can help us strategically and creatively build the business from the ground up. DMCs will offer high-end solutions including social media marketing, online promotions, mobile and desktop Web site solutions, SEO, SEM, online display and video advertising and targeted digital database marketing.
 

This position is part technology ambassador, part small business marketing consultant and part professional sale representative. We are looking for committed professional sellers with a record of success in their careers who can identify great prospects and win business.

Observer Media Group is a highly regarded multimedia publisher serving a premier target audience of Sarasota & Manatee County residents and decision makers. We are growing on all fronts. We offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities, full benefits and a dynamic work environment.

Send resume and cover letter to Kathleen O’Hara, Digital Sales Manager, Observer Media Group, 1970 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Sarasota, FL 34326 or kohara@yourobserver.com


 

 

 



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