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Company Benefits

We offer competitive compensation plans, including reasonable relocation assistance if you’re moving from outside one of our markets.  Employees are eligible for benefits including medical (BCBS), dental, vision, life insurance, PTO and a 401 (k) retirement savings plan with a respectable company match.   

Send along your email or letter of interest directly to CEO Jim O’Rourke at jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com, or you can also apply to the hiring manager listed in the specific job opening posted below.

General Manager - Vermont

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a revenue-focused GM for our Vermont media business. We’re looking for someone that has a proven track record selling and managing a team to grow digital agency, traditional advertising and printing & design revenue. The GM is responsible for day-to-day management of the Vermont business and is expected to work out of our office in St. Albans. Although someone with media sales experience is preferred, we’d consider talent with from outside the industry.

We offer the perfect blend of autonomy with strategic support and guidance from our OMG company management team. If you can motivate people, build relationships with employees and customers, and grow revenue, your career and earnings will take off within our company.

Job Details:

  • Develop and maintain a book of business through individual sales while layering in 4-legged sales calls with account executives to help close new business.
  • Recruit, hire and train digital sales account executives to expand the team and increase revenue.
  • Optimize cash flow by driving recurring revenue and by setting clear payment expectations upfront with customers in the sales process.
  • Generate new revenue in our Printing & Design business segment.
  • Direct management of each functional area of the business.
  • Work with key players and businesses in the communities we serve to keep our brands engaged and actively involved.
  • Bring an entrepreneurial mindset and consistently be on the hunt to develop new revenue and business opportunities.

Vermont Market

The St. Albans Messenger is the dominant provider of local news and information in Franklin County, Vermont.

We currently publish the print publication twice weekly and have an engaged and growing audience on www.sammessenger.com, Facebook and with email subscribers. In Chittenden County, we have hyper-local websites in Essex, Milton and Colchester and have plans to launch additional sites in the county as we strengthen our sales organization.

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package with tremendous upside tied to results and growing the business.

We provide options to enroll in medical benefits (BCBS), vision, dental, life insurance, paid time off and a 401 (k) savings plan with a respectable company match.  We will provide reasonable relocation assistance for someone that comes from outside Vermont.

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company.

We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites.

We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com

For immediate consideration, send your resume and letter of interest in email copy to: jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com

Digital Sales Account Executive - Fond du Lac County, WI

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Sales Account Executive to build relationships and sell advertising solutions to local businesses in Ripon and other towns in Fond du Lac County. We have an excellent digital and print local brand and a growing, engaged audience in the Ripon market fueled by local content. Additionally, you will be greatly positioned to to compete and win business by offering digital advertising solutions to local businesses through our internal, full-service digital agency.

The Company provides an excellent, ongoing training and development program and opportunity for professional growth, including transitioning into sales management.

Job Details:

  • Prospect and contact potential customers by leveraging all touchpoints-email, phone, Google Meet, social media and in-person
  • Be tenacious with getting in-person appointments
  • Create sales material to present to customers
  • Present and sell creative digital and print advertising solutions to new and existing customers
  • Achieve sales targets and steady account growth
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to maximize advertising campaigns
  • Provide proactive customer service to maximize advertiser retention

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in sales, customer service or other related fields
  • Familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation
We offer an excellent compensation plan with uncapped earnings potential, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, 401 (k) plan with company match, car allowance and laptop. Relocation assistance considered if you are moving from outside our market area.

About the Company
O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company. We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites. We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com

Digital Sales Account Executive - Dane County, WI

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Sales Account Executive to build relationships and sell advertising solutions to local businesses in the Dane County and the Greater Madison market. We have an excellent group of digital and print local brands and a growing, engaged audience fueled by local content. Additionally, you will be greatly positioned to compete and win business by offering digital advertising solutions to local businesses through our internal, full-service digital agency.

The Company provides an excellent, ongoing training and development program and opportunity for professional growth, including transitioning into sales management.

Job Details:

  • Prospect and contact potential customers by leveraging all touchpoints-email, phone, Google Meet, social media and in-person
  • Be tenacious with getting in-person appointments
  • Create sales material to present to customers
  • Present and sell creative digital and print advertising solutions to new and existing customers
  • Achieve sales targets and steady account growth
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to maximize advertising campaigns
  • Provide proactive customer service to maximize advertiser retention

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in sales, customer service or other related fields
  • Familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation
We offer an excellent compensation plan with uncapped earnings potential, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, 401 (k) plan with company match, car allowance and laptop. Relocation assistance considered if you are moving from outside our market area.

About the Company
O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company. We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites. We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Customer Service Representative, Minnesota

O’Rourke Media Group, owner of the Cannon Falls Beacon, Republican Eagle, Star-Observer, Hastings Star Gazette and the River Falls Journal, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join our growing media company. This position is required to work out of our main office in Cannon Falls. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Responsibilities:

Handle inbound calls from subscribers and advertisers
Make outbound calls to current subscribers to secure subscription renewals
Database management
Processing customer invoicing and posting payments
Other office duties as assigned
Qualifications:
Previous experience in a customer service or sales-oriented environment
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to build rapport with clients
Positive and professional demeanor
Good computer skills

Hourly pay is $14-$16/hour plus commission.

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group currently operates in six states with a full-service digital agency and 23 publications and hyperlocal websites.  We expect and plan to at least double the number of markets over the next few years.  Our team of marketing experts specialize in developing customized digital marketing strategies and solutions for any size business and budget.  We’re also a hyper-local community news publisher with an audience that includes print subscribers, digital subscribers, website pageviews, social media followers and email newsletter subscribers.  

Please send your resume, letter/email of interest and compensation range expectations to:  dpevonka@orourkemediagroup.com 

Graphic Designer, Minnesota

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Graphic Designer that’s fluent in all aspects of digital print.  This position works out of our office in Cannon Falls, MN and will support our internal printing and design agency in the Greater Minneapolis market.  The optimal candidate is highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Illustrator) and preferably has experience working with Konica or Xerox printing equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Full service graphic design for products that include business cards, menus, single sheet fliers, banners, signs, etc…
  • Communicating directly with customers throughout the design to production process. 
  • Preparing estimates and work orders.
  • Preparing and printing of digital files, checking fonts, links, and colors, creating bleeds, crops, and imposing art when required.
  • Print bindery duties such as cutting, folding and stapling.
  • Submitting files to vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications

  • High level of proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite; primarily InDesign and Illustrator.
  • 2+ years of recent professional graphic design experience.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 

We offer excellent compensation, medical, vision and dental benefits, PTO and 401 (k) plan. 

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: dpevonka@orourkemediagroup.com

Digital Sales Manager - Delaware

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Sales Manager for our Delaware market. This position will be expected to build relationships and sell digital advertising solutions to local businesses in Delmarva. We have an excellent, reputable niche brand (The Guide) with an engaged print and digital audience and strong base of local advertisers. And, you will be greatly positioned to compete and win business by offering digital advertising solutions to local businesses through our internal, full-service digital agency.

As we grow revenue, we plan to expand the sales team to increase our market share in Delmarva so the scope of responsibility can quickly expand. The Company provides an excellent, ongoing training and development program and opportunity for professional growth.

Job Details:

  • Develop an individual book of new digital business (1st priority)
  • Support the core account executive team on 4-legged calls to help close new and incremental business.
  • Be tenacious with getting in-person appointments
  • Create sales material to present to customers
  • Be open-minded about including niche print advertising with digital omnichannel campaigns
  • Achieve sales targets and steady digital account growth
  • Work cohesively with the local management and OMG team to grow digital revenue
  • Provide proactive customer service to maximize digital advertiser retention

Qualifications

  • Previous experience with media digital sales
  • 2-3 years of sales management experience
  • Familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation package with tremendous upside tied to results and growing the business. We provide options to enroll in medical benefits (BCBS), vision, dental, life insurance, paid time off and a 401 (k) savings plan with a respectable company match.  We will provide reasonable relocation assistance for someone that moves from outside Delaware.

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company. We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites. We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com.

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com

Digital Sales Account Executive - Arizona

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Sales Account Executive to build relationships and sell advertising solutions to local businesses in the Greater Phoenix market. We have excellent digital and print local brands and a growing, engaged audience fueled by local content. Additionally, you will be greatly positioned to compete and win business by offering digital advertising solutions to local businesses through our internal, full-service digital agency.

The Company provides an excellent, ongoing training and development program and opportunity for professional growth, including transitioning into sales management.

Job Details:

  • Prospect and contact potential customers by leveraging all touchpoints-email, phone, Google Meet, social media and in-person
  • Be tenacious with getting in-person appointments
  • Create sales material to present to customers
  • Present and sell creative digital and print advertising solutions to new and existing customers
  • Achieve sales targets and steady account growth
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to maximize advertising campaigns
  • Provide proactive customer service to maximize advertiser retention

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in sales, customer service or other related fields
  • Familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation
We offer an excellent compensation plan with uncapped earnings potential, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, 401 (k) plan with company match, car allowance and laptop. Relocation assistance considered if you are moving from outside our market area.

About the Company
O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company. We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites. We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: canderson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Digital Sales Account Executive - Vermont

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Sales Account Executive to build relationships and sell advertising solutions to local businesses in Franklin and Chittenden County. We have excellent digital and print local brands and a growing, engaged audience fueled by local content. Additionally, you will be greatly positioned to compete and win business by offering digital advertising solutions to local businesses through our internal, full-service digital agency.

The Company provides an excellent, ongoing training and development program and opportunity for professional growth, including transitioning into sales management.

Job Details:

  • Prospect and contact potential customers by leveraging all touchpoints-email, phone, Google Meet, social media and in-person
  • Be tenacious with getting in-person appointments
  • Create sales material to present to customers
  • Present and sell creative digital and print advertising solutions to new and existing customers
  • Achieve sales targets and steady account growth
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to maximize advertising campaigns
  • Provide proactive customer service to maximize advertiser retention

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in sales, customer service or other related fields
  • Familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organized, deadline and detail-oriented

Compensation
We offer an excellent compensation plan with uncapped earnings potential, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, 401 (k) plan with company match, car allowance and laptop. Relocation assistance considered if you are moving from outside our market area.

About the Company
O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing digital advertising and hyper-local, community news publishing company. We currently operate in six states with a full-service digital agency and 24 publications and hyperlocal websites. We have established ourselves as a top-performing, full-service digital agency in the communities we serve and with many customers outside of our core market areas. Digital revenue is increasing at a rapid pace, we have excellent customer retention and amazing talent leading the way when it comes to strategy, sales execution, and fulfillment. You can learn more about our company at orourkemediagroup.com

For immediate consideration, send your resume to: canderson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Freelance Reporters and Writers, Arizona, Minnesota, New Mexico, Vermont, Wisconsin

Location: Arizona, Minnesota, New Mexico, Vermont, Wisconsin

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for experienced, well-rounded freelance writers and reporters that are interested in providing their services to help expand and supplement hyper-local news coverage in communities where we have newspapers and websites (Local Markets – O’Rourke Media Group).

You will be paid on a per story basis.  This a great opportunity for retired journalists, students currently in J-school and for reporters who want to work on a part-time basis.  Ideally, you live locally in one of our markets, but we’re open to considering other arrangements if the content you provide is valuable to our local readers.

If you’re interested, please send along your resume and up to five writing samples to Managing Editor Jim Johnson at jjohnson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Digital Fulfillment Specialist, Remote

O’Rourke Media Group is looking for an experienced paid media specialist. This role will work with our digital fulfillment team to execute paid search (SEM), targeted display, social and targeted video campaigns for our rapidly growing portfolio of digital advertising clients across all of our markets. Open to remote candidates.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Build SEM, targeted display, and targeted video campaigns.
  • Enable campaign tracking.
  • Monitor and analyze campaign performance, proactively recommending optimizations as needed to increase metrics.
  • Collaborate with Digital Marketing Fulfillment members and Sales Team to meet client expectations.
  • Remain up-to-date with the best digital marketing practices and features in designated ad platforms. 

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree in a related field.
  • 1+ years of experience executing paid media campaigns, with experience in paid search and/or Facebook advertising.
  • Google Ads Certified or willing to earn certification.   
  • Ability to build ad copy that encourages users to take action.
  • Understanding of bid management and best bidding strategies.
  • Comfortable implementing campaign tracking (Google Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel and Google Analytics).
  • High attention to detail and ability to provide accurate deliverables in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Experience running campaigns across multiple industries is desired but not required.
  • SEO experience is a plus.

 

Interested and ready to apply? Please send your resume to Megan Ivey at mivey@orourkemediagroup.com.