Friday, July 19, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 20
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Santa Maria Sun / Job Openings

ADVERTISING SALES

We are seeking an energetic and self motivated person looking for a career in advertising sales. If you have excellent communication and customer service skills as well as a strong drive to succeed and make lots of money, this is the job for you. Experience in sales, particularly in media sales, a real plus but not required. New Times Media Group has a competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants must have a valid driver's licence and reliable transportation. Qualified applicants please forward your resume to:

TO APPLY: If this sounds like you, please let us know by e-mailing your résumé and cover to Cindy Rucker at crucker@newtimesslo.com.

When you submit your résumé please answer the following questions in the body of your e-mail:

1) Why are you interested in working for New Times Media Group?
2) Why should we hire you?

Compensation includes a base salary, commission and bonus; excellent benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off. New Times Media Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

UPDATED 06/18/19

STAFF WRITER

The Sun in Northern Santa Barbara County is looking for its next staff writer, but we’re not looking for just any article-pushing, source-wrangling, story-chasing someone.

Are you sick of editing or regurgitating press releases day after day? Or maybe it’s those damn list things— you know the ones: “Top 10 hottest places to eat your lunch on a rainy day.” Or maybe it’s just not being able to put the time and reporting into a story that deserves it: the weeks and repeated phone calls that give a story what it needs to ripen into the hard-charging, data-filled narrative it’s dying to be; the time that turns a “meh” story into one that blows a hole in the status quo.

Can you see the big picture of what a story means to a community? Is that what drives you? Do you know what it takes to—yes, we know, it’s a cliché—make a difference in the lives of the people you cover? Does that sort of thing matter to you?

If so, then you’re exactly who we’re looking for: a staff writer who isn’t afraid to take on the tedious, the tenuous, or the talented. That certain someone who can wrestle a story to the ground and fill it with the things that matter to the communities we cover at the Sun and New Times. Oil, agricultural, water, and environmental advocacy aren’t the only things that drive this place—although those are pretty juicy beats. There’s more, and we want to hire someone who can drive his or herself to unearth those stories and tell them in a meaningful way. Let us know if you’ve got what it takes. We dare you.

TO APPLY: Send a résumé, cover letter, and story samples to Cindy Rucker at crucker@newtimesslo.com.

New Times Media Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

UPDATED 6/4/19

ROUTE DRIVER FOR NEW TIMES (SLO COUNTY)

Valid driver’s license, insurance, and large vehicle necessary. Great pay for just a few hours one day a week! For more information or to apply, please contact our Distribution Manager Jim Parsons at (805) 546-8208 ext 225, or email jparsons@newtimesslo.com.

UPDATED 6/4/19




Weekly Poll
What do you think of the changes Santa Barbara County made to its cannabis ordinances?

It was too early to make any changes. The industry is still new.
The changes were necessary. Cannabis farms are ruining our quality of life.
The changes are too restrictive and could stifle a growing industry.
More changes are needed to address the odor problems and other issues.

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