Posted 2014-12-23 Charleston Newspapers has an immediate opening for a Circulation Relief Manager. Relief Managers are responsible for home delivery of the Charleston Gazette, The Charleston Daily Mail, Saturday Gazette Mail, and the Sunday Gazette-Mail within assigned districts.

Duties include helping District Managers deliver newspaper routes. Good communication skills are required, as are a strong customer service ethic, clean driving record and a positive attitude.

Charleston Newspapers offers a 401k savings plan to part time employees. Weekend and nights are mandatory. About 35 hours a week, and a company car is provided during work hours. There’s opportunity for OVERTIME and career advancement. Must be able to pass a drug test.


Posted 2014-11-04 Come join an experienced team of drivers at Charleston Newspapers.

Drivers are trained to perform a number of jobs, ranging from delivering newspaper bundles along a specific route for carriers to pick up, to servicing our vending machines and newsstand accounts. Our vehicles range from small pickups to extended vans to large trucks, and drivers are trained on each vehicle. This position is primarily night shift with varying work times.

Drivers must be able to repeatedly lift bundles weighing up to thirty pounds, and be able to enter and exit a vehicle many times each shift, walk and carry bundles, and access places which may not meet ADA requirements.

Hours average 30 to 40 a week. Prior driving experience of large vehicles required. You must have a good driving record and be able to pass a drug screening.

To apply, please submit your resume and salary requirements to Charleston Newspapers Human Resources, 1001 Virginia St. E, Charleston, WV 25301; fax to 304-348-3009; email to or stop by to complete an application.


Posted 2014-12-14 Charleston Newspapers is seeking full-time employment for a Windows-based programmer.

As the Programmer, you’ll have the opportunity to develop and maintain applications supporting Charleston Newspapers advertising and business processes. With the assistance from senior team members, you will work with various business units within Charleston Newspapers to elicit requirements and then translate those requirements into the design, structure, and efficient operation of a newspaper advertising order entry and billing system software.

Key Responsibilities:
Participate in the development and maintenance of the software application
Assist in the continuous improvement of the software systems
Create/update system documentation to support Users and Software Developers
Assist in trouble shooting technical issues with other team members and the users of the software systems
Provide technical expertise and facilitate dialogue with other team members and other Departments
May perform other duties as assigned

A successful Programmer will have:
Personal Development – Learning on the fly: utilizes personal strengths in area of responsibility. Recognizes personal limitations and actively seeks opportunities for self-development, taking initiative to learn new technical and business concepts, and recommends the best solution
Problem Solving Skills – Demonstrates a logic and fact based approach to resolving issues, using good judgment on short-term versus long-term solutions. Clearly identifies root causes, develops alternatives, and recommends the best solution
Creativity – Thinks outside the box to leverage technology or processes to solve complex business issues. Not afraid to investigate leading edge ideas. Stays engaged in industry leading concepts and explores how to leverage them in the right situation
Action Oriented – Uses technical knowledge and expertise consistently to achieve business results. Takes the initiative to ensure successful results that exceed expectations. Identifies and resolves complex problems
Customer Focus: Establishes and maintains positive and supportive relationships with internal and external customers. Develops effective relationships to ensure project success and continuing business
Timely Decision Making – Uses available information and resources to make sound and timely decisions. Takes responsibility for decisions and knows when to get manager involved when required.
Deal with Ambiguity – Has the ability to ascertain direction based on limited information. Must be comfortable asking exploratory questions to clarify requirements
Organizing & Setting Priority: Must be able to effectively manage time and communicate expectations with internal/external customers. Must be willing to make extra effort to keep projects and commitments on time
Technical Learning – Eager ability to learn new technologies with limited formal training willingly uses manuals and accepts mentoring from more senior staff members
Ability to analyze data and identify trends & significant variations
Ability to communicate effectively in written reports and verbally
Ability to write and debug code using various languages

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or any related analytical field
0-3 years of experience in the application development field
Working knowledge of database design & SQL languages on platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL is required
Working knowledge of OS/400 operating system a plus
Working knowledge of a modern programming language such as C# or VB.Net is a plus
Development experience with Crystal Reports is a plus

Charleston Newspapers offers an excellent salary and benefit package including medical, life, dental, vision, long-term disability, medical flex plan, and a 401k savings plan.

Please submit cover letter and resume, along with salary requirement in person or by mail to Charleston Newspapers, Human Resources, 1001 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV 25301; fax to 304-348-3009 or email EOE


Posted 2014-12-15 Charleston Newspapers is seeking qualified applicants to join our prepress production team. Applicants must have experience working with graphic software and print programming. Candidate must excel at multi-tasking and enjoy working in a fast paced, production oriented environment. Duties include, but are not limited to, building classified and retail advertisements, scanning and color correction, and working with programming. Evening hours, with availability on nights and weekends as required. Benefits eligible. Interested persons should either fax resumes to 304-348-3009, email to, or mail to 1001 Virginia St E. Charleston WV 5301 Attn: Human Resources. ADA.EOE.