VERMONT OFFICE

Digital Editor

We’re recruiting for a Digital Editor to lead the way with expanding our digital media presence in Chittenden County, Vermont. Currently, we have established, reputable brands in Essex, Colchester and Milton, supported by local reporters and resources in each functional area of the business. This position is 100% digitally-focused and requires high energy and creativity to grow our digital audience and steadily improve engagement with online readers.

The Digital Editor will need to live in and be part of a community in Chittenden County.  Much of the day-to-day activity will require working remotely, but there will expectations for engaging as needed with the team at our main office in St. Albans. 

O’Rourke Media Group is the #1 provider of local news and information in the communities we serve, and we also provide a full suite of advertising solutions and digital marketing services.

Job Requirements

  • Digital content reporting, including effective use of video and photos.

  • Leverage social media channels to drive engagement.

  • Champion SEO activity to help broaden our content reach.

  • Quick with altering plans and taking action based on analytics.  

  • Bring a progressive track record in digital media.  

  • Build relationships in the community.

  • Solid work ethic. Be open to flexible works hours.

To be considered, please apply: Jim O’Rourke – CEO/Owner at jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Reporter

We’re recruiting for a reporter to join our team in St. Albans, Vermont. This is a great opportunity to join a fun, progressive Editorial team that’s focused on publishing and creating engaging content to support both print and
digital audience growth.

O’Rourke Media Group is the #1 provider of local news and information in the communities we serve. In Vermont, we publish the St. Albans Messenger, Milton Independent, Essex Reporter and Colchester Sun. 

Job Requirements

  • Write and take photos in Franklin County and other areas as assigned.
  • Build relationships in the community.
  • Assist with page production and design process.
  • Technology savvy and be on quest to learn and develop in this area.
  • Two to three years of reporting and writing experience.
  • Solid work ethic. Be open to flexible works hours.

We’ve recently installed all new mobile-optimized websites and back-end technology to support our Editorial team and rapid digital audience growth in each of our communities.

To be considered, please apply: Jim O’Rourke – CEO/Owner at jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Sales Representative

We’re recruiting for a sales representative to help develop sales in Franklin and Chittenden County, Vermont. You’ll be responsible for prospecting and closing new business and managing the customer relationship post-sale. 

O’Rourke Media Group is the #1 provider of local news and information in the communities we serve, and we also provide a full suite of advertising solutions and digital marketing services.

Job Requirements

  • Two to three years of B2B outside sales experience. Effective with building business relationships in person.
  • Excel at building trust and following through to get customers maximum ROI for their advertising spend.
  • A drive for winning and achieving goals. You want to be on top of the scorecard each week.
  • Technology savvy. Our sales professionals have to understand the digital ecosystem to be effective selling
    digital products and services.
  • Solid work ethic. It’s an autonomous work environment. We have no interest in micro-managing to get results.

It’s a great time to be working in the fast-changing media industry, especially as it relates to local digital advertising. We offer great training and sales support, a competitive compensation package and medical benefits. To be considered, please apply: Jim O’Rourke – CEO/Owner at jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Customer Service and Sales Representative

O’Rourke Media Group and the St. Albans Messenger is recruiting for a customer service and sales representative to join our growing media company. We’re looking for someone that’s outgoing, personable and reliable with strong work ethic. This position works out of our main office in St. Albans, Vermont. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle inbound customer calls from subscribers and others that call the office.
  • Make outbound retention and service calls to current subscribers to secure payment.
  • Make outbound calls to upsell advertising services to local businesses.
  • Set appointments for outside field reps.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in fast-paced, service-oriented work environment.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.

To be considered, please send your resume to jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Get In Touch!

Vermont

802-524-9771

281 North Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478

Wisconsin

920-894-2828

606 Fremont Street, Kiel, WI 53042

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