Career Opportunities

Editor

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for an Editor for the City Sun Times, a monthly print, community news publication and companion website serving Scottsdale, North Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem and surrounding areas since 2002.  We’re looking for someone that can balance their efforts with growing and engaging our digital audience while continuing to produce the print version of the City Sun Times.  

Currently, the City Sun Times publishes content relating to arts & entertainment, things to do, real estate and much more. Please go to www.citysuntimes.com to check us out and be sure to review the last few versions of the e-edition.  

The Editor is responsible writing, posting to the web, managing our social media presence and building relationships with key stakeholders in the communities we serve.  We have an excellent team in place and a regular group of contributors to the publication.  

The playbook for the City Sun Times brand is versatile and primed for expansion in Greater Phoenix.

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

Sales-Account Manager

Location: St. Albans Vermont

O’Rourke Media Group has an immediate opening for a Sales Account Manager, based out of St. Albans, Vermont. We’re looking for someone with sales experience that can help local businesses with their advertising needs in Franklin and Chittenden County.
We offer excellent compensation, medical, vision and dental benefits, PTO, 401 (k) plan, car allowance, phone stipend and laptop. We will consider relocation assistance.


Job Expectations

  • Prospect for new business through email, phone calls and in-person visits/appointments.
  • Basic account management. Provide great service and make it easy for local businesses to advertise with us. 
  • Learn and sell our full line up of products and solutions—digital, print, niche publications and special sections. We also offer a full suite of printing and design services. 
  • Network and develop professional relationships in the community.
  • Be a team player and contribute in more ways than just building sales.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of sales B2B sales experience.
  • Proficient with basic technology.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

About the Vermont Market
The St. Albans Messenger is Franklin County’s number one source for local news and information. Our digital audience is at an all-time high and continues to grow, and we continue to publish an excellent print newspaper on Tuesday and Friday each week. In Chittenden County, we have hyper-local websites in Milton, Essex and Colchester with plans to expand into other communities in 2022.

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

Freelance Opportunities

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.

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.

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.