Creston Valley Advance
|Publisher / Sales Manager
Location: Creston, British Columbia
Posted: January 27, 2019
Black Press seeks a publisher/sales manager for the Creston Valley Advance.
The publisher/sales manager will guide all aspects of operations at the Advance, a weekly newspaper located in southeastern British Columbia. The publisher/sales manager will also conduct advertising sales at the paper, working directly with clients.
The publisher/sales manager will lead the Advance team to create excellent editorial and advertising products, across all platforms, that engage with and inform the community. This position will be responsible for achieving revenue, profitability, and print and digital readership targets for all Black Press publishing and online media in the Creston Valley.
Creston is located in the heart of British Columbia’s Creston Valley in the East Kootenay region. The Creston Valley is home to a lively arts scene, a food scene built around the valley’s rich agriculture, and one of British Columbia’s most spirited sports communities.
Black Press is the leading media organization in Western Canada. In print and online, our newspapers and associated digital services provide clients with a superior blend of localized news coverage through a strategic blend of print, online and mobile marketing solutions. We invest in quality journalism that reflects the communities we serve.
Black Press publishes more than 170 titles in British Columbia, the Yukon, Alberta, as well as Washington state, Hawaii, Alaska, and California.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead teams in multi-media, community journalism environments. Experience in all aspects of community media will be valuable – editorial, sales, distribution, human resources, and planning, budgeting, and business management – as will a track record in achieving goals. Experience in digital media is essential.
You will have either a business or multi-media journalism degree or diploma.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:
91-B Baker Street
Tel: (250) 352 1890