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NJPA is your source for people and jobs in the journalism/communications industry. Just click on a category in the box below to begin your search. Don't see a category that fits? We can create a new one on request.
Job Bank ads are provided at no charge to NJPA members and cost non-members $49.

For assistance or to publish your job posting, email jmcsweeney@njpa.org or call Julianne at (609) 359-7387.




Advertising Account Executive - South Plainfield Observer

South Plainfield Observer, a weekly newspaper providing in-depth reporting on the local community and its citizens is seeking an experienced advertising account executive who can establish relationships with local small business owners who will benefit from specialized marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This commission only position offers unlimited earnings potential and the flexibility of working independently and according to your own schedule at an established weekly that is independently owned and operated by a staff enthusiastically dedicated to its readers. Successful candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic and assertive with successful sales experience and familiarity with advertising and prospecting, handling objections and closing the sale. Strong communications skills are a must.

To apply, please call 908-668-0010 or send your resume to spobserver@comcast.net for an interview.

Account Executive - TAPinto.net

Full-time Or Part-time, Commission Only

TAPinto is a network of 50 plus hyperlocal digital news sites covering over 60 towns in NJ and NY. We provide members of the local community with original hyperlocal reporting that is important to them. Each TAPinto site is independently owned and operated by individuals deeply embedded in their communities and are passionate about reporting the local news.

We are looking for experienced sales professionals who want to be a part of an exciting company that is changing the way people consume their news.  Your role will be to establish relationships with small business owners in the towns you represent and present compelling marketing solutions that help grow their businesses.  This is a commission only opportunity that provides an aggressive payout on revenue and gives you the flexibility to manage your own schedule and work at your own pace. 


  • At least 2 years experience successfully selling intangible services

  • Familiarity with digital media and advertising

  • Proven success at prospecting, qualifying, handling objections, and closing the sale

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, assertive and persistent

  • Broad network and personal relationships to help fast track your success

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

If interested please send your resume to cmarks@tapinto.net for a confidential interview.



Sales Executive/New Business Development:

Family-owned publisher of local community newspapers and digital sites, located in Princeton, NJ is looking for a business development sales executive to open doors and acquire new business. Packet Media Group, publisher of New Jersey’s oldest weekly newspaper, The Princeton Packet, the flagship of the 40,000 paid circulation newspaper group, with a well known digital presence (www.centraljersey.com) with 150,000 unique monthly visitors is looking for someone with a true “hunter” spirit who can deliver new print and digital business for our award-winning publishing organization situated in a high income market rich in opportunities to secure new business. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in publishing sales with the drive, positive attitude, experience, ability to work independently  and motivation to win over new customers in all retail and business to consumer categories within the greater Princeton market.  Compensation will include a base with a commission to incent the opening of new business relationships.  The opportunity and earning power for the right person is unlimited.

The selected candidate will have behind him or her a very supportive, roll-up-the-sleeve management team  and a company with a suite of products that are highly-respected in the community, an enterprise with a product mix that delivers results for its clients. Besides the traits listed above the successful candidate must have basic computer skills and the ability to write and produce compelling sales presentations.  Must have valid driver's license and car.

Reply with a resume and cover letter, which must include your compensation expectations, to: hr@centraljersey.com  with a subject line of Sales Position-CL.    You may also mail to: Packet Media Group, PO Box 350, Princeton, NJ 08542, attention: HR Director.

For more information, please visit us online at www.centraljersey.com.



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Editorial Director

Are you a best-in-class editor with digital and print experience AND a track record of producing engaging content? Are you savvy about marketing concepts and promotional opportunities? Can you capture the attention of a crowd in print, in person, with social media and on camera? Do you grasp the big picture while handling projects that are insanely detailed? Can you provide vision and daily direction to a team on all things content and design? Can you craft a clicky headline and recruit terrific writers? Do you want to work for a "family-friendly" company in a position that offers amazing flexibility?

Primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee NJ Family editorial across all platforms (print and digital) including both social and email.
  • Initiate programs and promotions to build audience engagement.
  • Develop detailed editorial calendars that allow staff to scale and manage busier times
  • Lead and mentor a team of 3 editors and 1 designer
  • Represent NJ Family at community events, in the media and in business circles.
  • Hit quantifiable editorial goals/metrics based on engagement and audience size
  • With publishers, develop branding messages and marketing promotions to increase profitability.
  • Stay abreast of trends in the publishing industry (print and digital), specifically with respect to parenting media.

Essential Skills

  • Highest level of journalistic excellence, practices and integrity
  • Wizard with editing, writing and proofing
  • Expert understanding of SEO
  • Mastery of Mac/Apple platform; Google docs; InDesign
  • Organization and ability to multi-task effectively
  • Outgoing, winning personality suitable to be the face of NJ Family
  • Eye for digital and print design

Submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Cindy Mironovich at
Publisher@njfamily.com. Clips will be requested when candidates are selected for interviews. No phone calls.




TAPinto.net is a network of more than 50 franchised online local news sites in New Jersey and New York. 

We provide members of the local community with original hyperlocal news reporting that is important to them. Each TAPinto site is independently owned and operated by individuals deeply embedded in their communities and are passionate about reporting the local news.  

Would you like to join our growing family of TAPinto owner/publishers?  

For more information, visit www.starttap.net or email mshapiro@tapinto.net.




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Serving New Jersey newspapers since 1857

New Jersey Press Association (NJPA) is a non-profit membership association formed to advance the interests of newspapers and to increase awareness in the benefits of newspaper readership. The mission of NJPA is to help newspapers remain editorially strong, financially sound and free of outside influence. We will pursue these goals in every way possible, as a service both to our members and to the people of New Jersey.

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