Career Opportunities

Multimedia Sales Representative

Location: Red Wing Minnesota, Hudson Wisconsin, St. Albans Vermont

We’re recruiting for an outside sales representative to help develop sales in Minnesota, Wisconsin and, 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 in 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.

Please email cover letter, and resume to canderson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Paid Media Specialist

Location: Remote

O’Rourke Media Group is looking for a paid media specialist. This role will work with our digital fulfillment team to execute paid search (SEM), targeted display and targeted video campaigns for our rapidly growing portfolio of digital advertising clients. We currently have businesses in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Arizona.

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 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 required (Google Ads Certified or willing to earn certification).
  • Facebook advertising experience is a plus.
  • 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.

Please email cover letter, and resume to jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Sales Manager

Location: St. Albans, Vermont

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a result-driven Sales Manager to grow our media business in Vermont. This is a “Selling Manager” position that will have direct oversight of sales reps while also managing and growing an individual account book of business. The ideal candidate has a track record of goal attainment, strong digital acumen, and a relentless work ethic, and a passion for the job. This position is based out of our office in St. Albans, VT.

Job Responsibilities

  • Account management and new business development, offering a full suite of digital and print advertising and marketing solutions to local businesses.
  • Experienced and proven skills with prospecting, getting appointments, presenting solutions, and closing.
  • Effective developing longstanding relationships with customers.
  • Maximize the value of print advertising while building digital revenue growth.
  • Provide superior service that transcends to excellent retention with advertisers.
  • Know your numbers and be process-oriented when it comes to sales fulfillment.
  • Be active in the communities we serve.

Additional characteristics for this role

  • Be a team player and work effectively with each functional area of the business.
  • Be a driving force to grow revenue.
  • Be creative with bringing solutions to local businesses.
  • Thrive working in an autonomous business environment.

Compensation Package Details

  • Competitive base pay plus commissions.
  • Car allowance
  • Medical benefits, vision, dental, and PTO.
  • Will consider reasonable reimbursement for relocation.

About O’Rourke Media Group:
O’Rourke Media Group is a family-owned, community-focused company that was established in 2018. We acquire hyper-local, print, and digital community newspapers and apply our strategic playbook that results in digital transformation. Currently, we have 22 publications and affiliated websites spanning across five states and a fast-growing, in-house digital marketing agency.

O’Rourke Media Group brings a contrarian business mindset to the media industry, maintains a low-cost corporate infrastructure and decentralized approach to running our business. We engage with nonprofits and other local organizations to help improve the communities we serve.

Please email cover letter, and resume to canderson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Graphic Designer

Location: Remote

O’Rourke Media Group is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our fast-growing company. The optimal candidate will bring lots of creativity to help maximize print and digital advertising campaigns for our customers and will thrive working in a fast-pasted, deadline-driven environment. We’re looking for someone to work out of our office in St. Albans, but we do offer workplace flexibility during the Covid-19 pandemic. You can check out more about our parent company at www.orourkemediagroup.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce high-quality design for print and digital advertising and marketing campaigns, brand identity materials, and other marketing collateral.
  • Work and communicate directly with clients and our sales teams.
  • Adhere to production schedules and work under tight deadlines.
  • Contribute to multi-channel, internal company marketing efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, or related field.
  • 2-3 years’ professional design experience.
  • Highly proficient in InDesign and knowledge of all Adobe programs.
  • Illustrator and Photoshop skills.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Company offered medical, vision, and dental benefits.
  • 15 days PTO.

Please email cover letter, design portfolio samples, and resume to jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.

Digital Marketing Manager

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for a Digital Marketing Manager to work with our sales teams and customers to grow digital marketing and advertising revenue. We currently have businesses in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont, and Arizona. You can check out more about our parent company at orourkemediagroup.com.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and optimize SEM campaigns, develop keyword lists and ad copy, and create/modify landing pages.
  • Work directly with white label partners to fulfill SEO, targeted display, video, and email marketing campaigns.
  • Handle the fulfillment of Facebook advertising for customers.
  • Schedule and optimize digital display ads for our local websites through Google Ad Manager.
  • Provide analytical reporting for all stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • College degree in related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a digital marketing capacity.
  • PPC Specialist, Google Ad Word Certified.
  • Strong written and communication skills.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Company offered medical, vision and dental benefits.
  • 15 days PTO.

Please email cover letter, and resume to canderson@orourkemediagroup.com.

Senior Graphic Designer

Location: Remote

O’Rourke Media Group is looking for a creative, highly motivated Senior Graphic Designer. Candidates must be highly proficient in all Adobe programs, top-level in InDesign, and publication and editorial layout skills essential. Illustrator and Photoshop skills a must. Marketing experience is a big plus.   This position is based out of our company office in Saint Albans, Vermont.

In this role, you will:

  • Produce high-quality, unique marketing campaigns, brand identity materials, publications, advertisements, and other marketing pieces. This includes both design and conceptual work, as well as digital and print design.
  • Work and communicate directly with clients.
  • Adhere to production schedules and work under tight deadlines.

You should have:

  • BA/BS degree
  • A strong background in Design
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • A willingness to work in a collaborative environment and go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude
  • 2-3 years professional design experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, or related field.

Please email cover letter, design portfolio samples, and resume to jorourke@orourkemediagroup.com.