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Digital Content Coordinator

DIGITAL CONTENT COORDINATOR

Crow River Media, an affiliate of Big Fish Works, an award-winning news organization located in Hutchinson and Litchfield, Minnesota, will be filling its new position of Digital Content Coordinator to work in collaboration with a seven-member news team in covering the communities we serve. We publish the twice-weekly Hutchinson Leader and weekly Litchfield Independent Review newspapers and related websites. Our primary focus is to grow our online audience that turns to us for news, information and entertainment.

Job and skill requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Consistent growth of our digital audience and online participation
  • Be highly experienced in all avenues of social media
  • Routine sharing of best practices surrounding the rapidly-changing environment related to how information is consumed
  • Serve as an advocate for new, cutting-edge multimedia projects
  • Be the recognized go-to person for training and advice on the handling of those projects
  • Must be a motivated self-starter who is passionate about producing interesting content with impactful presentation
  • Provide regular feedback to editorial staff members on handling of multimedia content
  • Responsible for coordination of outside news feeds (TCMS, other feed sources)
  • Generate unique digital content on trending topics that would add spice to our website offerings
  • Communicate with all staff members the local content that is top-trending
  • TCMS gold-star operator
  • Video curation
  • Work in collaboration with community editors to develop digital content created by network of community contributors (bloggers, columnists, opinionated leaders)
  • Coordinate special interest content and monitor what generates the most audience participation – ride the wave of popularity
  • Must possess a sense of urgency to be “first” in providing accurate content that impacts our local communities
  • Experience with HTML, CSS is preferred
  • Experience with content management systems and Google Analytics is required
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company

Due to the evolving nature of the media industry, responsibilities may change as the need arises. This full-time position offers a competitive wage, benefits including 401(k) and profit sharing, health insurance, PTO and paid holidays.

Crow River Media, 170 Shady Ridge Road NW, Hutchinson, Minnesota, is an affiliate of Big Fish Works, a nationally-recognized, award-winning media organization. Its family of weekly newspapers include: Hutchinson Leader, Litchfield Independent Review, Chanhassen Villager, Chaska Herald, Eden Prairie News, Jordan Independent, Prior Lake American, Savage Pacer, Shakopee Valley News, and International Falls Journal. Collaboration, Community, Integrity, Passion and Perseverance are our company’s core values.

 

Advertising Sales Consultant

Job description
Southwest News Media – Savage, MN
www.swnewsmedia.com
Southwest News Media, a division of Big Fish Works and located just south of Minneapolis, is seeking a career-minded individual who is focused on success and passionate about helping clients grow their business.
We have an immediate opening for an Advertising Sales Consultant to work in the prestigious Lake Minnetonka area, including the communities of Plymouth, Wayzata and Excelsior. We have an established track record of providing exceptional customer service and are committed to partnering with local businesses to help them advertise their goods and services through our multi-media offerings.
RESPONSIBILITIES/OVERVIEW

  • Championing our entire suite of print and digital products to steadily grow revenue and client count on a monthly basis in an established territory.
  • Heavy prospecting and developing relationships with new clients while building long-term partnerships with existing customers.
  • Presentations to clients to ensure they are aware of all product offerings that we can provide in marketing their business.
  • Community involvement — our organization has strong roots in the communities we serve, and the employees we hire must epitomize professionalism, while possessing a fun, competitive drive to succeed. Our core values include Collaboration, Community, Integrity, Passion and Perseverance.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • This position offers tremendous flexibility in a supportive environment!

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base plus commission; competitive compensation package with uncapped commissions.
  • Incentives for achieving/exceeding monthly sales goals.
  • Retention bonus offered.
  • Great benefits package that includes contribution toward health/life insurance options, PTO, 401k match program, comprehensive training, mileage reimbursement.

You bring the skill and passion to win, we’ll gladly teach you the industry and products!Please send resume, cover letter and salary expectations.
Big Fish Works, parent company of Southwest News Media, publishes 11 weekly and twice-weekly newspapers, owns two commercial printing plants and operates a full-service digital agency in Minnesota. To learn more about our family-owned organization, go to www.bigfishworks.com.

Flexo Press Operator

FLEXO PRESS OPERATOR

BIG FISH PRINT SOLUTIONS/International Falls, MN


Big Fish Print Solutions is looking for a Printing Press Operator for its very busy sheetfed and flexo

printing operation, North Star Publishing, located in lovely International Falls in northern Minnesota. We

serve hundreds of clients with varying commercial print needs and are dedicated to producing quality

products for all served. This position is our lead Mark Andy operator and would also work as a member

of our press team on other presses and equipment.

Job requirements are:

  • Experience with Mark Andy is preferred, but we are willing to train the right individual
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a safe work environment for all
  • General maintenance of the press along with identifying problems that require attention
  • Ability to see the full spectrum of color
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable transportation, ability to be certified to
  • operate a forklift
  • Teamwork, teamwork, teamwork!
  • Embracing our company’s core values: Collaboration, Community, Integrity, Passion and
  • Perseverance

Other information:

  • This is a union position
  • Good wages and benefits (401k match, health insurance contribution, PTO, paid holidays)
  • Starting pay commensurate with print-related experience
  • Primarily a day shift position, but flexibility is a must in order to best serve our clients
  • Work location is 1602 Highway 71, International Falls, MN

If interested in this position, email resume to: jerry@northstarpublishingmn.com, or send via U.S.

mail, Jerry Flansburg, North Star Publishing, 1602 Highway 71, International Falls, MN 56649. Phone

inquiries should be directed to Jerry or Rob Davenport, 218-285- 7411.

Big Fish Print Solutions and North Star Publishing are affiliates of Big Fish Works, parent company of 18 weekly and twice-weekly newspapers, two commercial printing plants and a digital advertising agency, all located in the great state of Minnesota.

Printing Press Operator

Big Fish Print Solutions is seeking a PRINTING PRESS OPERATOR.

Big Fish Print Solutions has an immediate opening for a Printing Press Operator for its very busy sheetfed printing operation, North Star Publishing, located in lovely International Falls in northern Minnesota. We serve hundreds of clients with varying commercial print needs and are dedicated to producing quality products for all served. This position is our lead SpeedMaster 102 operator and would also work as a member of our press team on other presses and equipment.

Jobs requirements are:

  • Experience with Heidelberg is preferred, but we are willing to train the right individual
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a safe work environment for all
  • General maintenance of the press, along with identifying problems that require attention
  • Ability to see the full spectrum of color
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable transportation, ability to be certified to operate a forklift
  • Teamwork, teamwork, teamwork!
  • Embracing our company’s core values: Collaboration, Community, Integrity, Passion and Perseverance

Other information:

  • This is a union position
  • Good wages and benefits (401k match, health insurance contribution, PTO, paid holidays)
  • Starting pay commensurate with print-related experience
  • Primarily a day shift position, but flexibility is a must in order to best serve our clients
  • Work location is 1602 Highway 71, International Falls, MN

If interested in this position, email resume to: jerry@northstarpublishingmn.com, or send via US Mail, Jerry Flansburg, North Star Publishing, 1602 Highway 71, International Falls, MN 56649. Phone inquiries should be directed to Jerry or Rob Davenport, 218-285-7411.

Big Fish Print Solutions and North Star Publishing are affiliates of Big Fish Works, parent company of 18 weekly and twice-weekly newspapers, two commercial printing plants and a digital advertising agency located in the great state of Minnesota.


Job Type:

  • Full-time

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License
433 W. 3rd St. Red Wing, MN 55066 952-445-3333hr@bigfishworks.com