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Media Sales & Sales Manager: We are a Utah statewide, online, news publishing platform that will be launching in September, 2015. Your duties will include developing an aggressive sales campaign to promote and sell advertising programs which will include digital advertising, promotions, events and some radio. Experience is paramount along with the ability to vet sales candidates who have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and are comfortable with prospecting and cold calling. Our team must have a demonstrated passion for sales and building relationships with clients by servicing accounts and developing a marketing plan for their business. We also expect you to provide insight and value to our executive management team to help shape the future of our organization and have fun doing it! This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and goal oriented self-starter that wants substantial earning potential and has a sense of what it takes to win. We have created a platform that will have mainstream appeal and a significant Utah and national presence. This is a full-time position and you will be a partner and shareholder in our organization with a salary that is based on performance with a generous commission. This is an opportunity that does not come along often. We are based in Saint George and you must have the ability to video-conference if you live outside the area. To apply, please send your resume to ed@utahstandardnews.com.

Reporters, Investigative Journalists & Commentary

Interns, Reporters, Investigative Journalists and Free-Lance writers wanted for a new Utah statewide, online news publishing platform that will be launching in September, 2015.

Ideal candidates will be self-starters, motivated and familiar with the St George and/or Utah community and capable of finding and writing clear, meaningful and locally-valued stories. The right candidate is interested in being involved in a variety of functions from covering government and breaking news; to writing features, headlines and ensuring our website is fresh. This position also includes writing general assignment stories, and it affords time for in-depth features and enterprise work.

ABOUT YOU: You must have the ability to dig behind meetings and agendas to find the back story to issues. You know the ins and outs of public records requests, consider FOI and open records laws your ally and can tease out trends in data and events. You always have a working list of stories as long as your arm waiting to be pounced on. You desire to write impactful hard-news journalism, and you¹re ready to step away from feeding the beast to explore and expose issues that can change the course of a community. You are tenacious and will take initiative to develop the beat and be committed to writing engaging stories that appeal to seasoned readers as much as they do a younger generation. You should be prepared to be an ambassador of not just the paper, but of solid journalism skills and the craft of modern reporting.

This is a dream job for a journalist ready to dive into deep, dot-connecting coverage. Multimedia experience is a plus, including shooting and editing photos and videos

Candidates must provide their own transportation. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status. While reporters are being laid off every day, we are offering opportunities for full-time and part-time reporters as well as free-lancers, stringers and interns! Email resume, cover letter, writing samples to Ed Wallace at ed@utahstandardnews.com.