Career
Opportunities

MAILROOM INSERTER

Posted 2014-09-17 Charleston Newspapers seeks part-time and seasonal Inserters for Mailroom Department. The successful candidates will be responsible for performing quality work in all areas of the Department. Must assemble and route various types of printed material into the newspaper by performing various duties as may be needed on an assembly line. This includes feeding, stacking, moving, etc. pre-printed inserts as they are coming off the press. Must be able to work late nights, early mornings, and weekends. Job duties will require regular lifting of various printed materials, occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs., and continuous reaching for printed materials during production runs. All job duties require standing. Must have basic math skills in order to count zones. Assembly line experience not required, training provided.

Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years old, and have an excellent attendance record, clean criminal background, be able to read, and write.


Interested applicants must complete an employment application – no resumes will be accepted. You may come by anytime at 1001 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV to pick up an application Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; or you may call 304-348-7912 and have an application mailed to you by leaving your name and address. If you have completed an employment application for this position within the previous 3 months please come in and complete an application to be considered again for this position. Applications remain active for 90 days. ADA/EOE.

DRIVER

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 humanresources@cnpapers.com or stop by to complete an application.

WEB DEVELOPER

Posted 2014-11-25 Charleston Newspapers is looking for a Web Developer to join our team. As a developer, you will be responsible for the creation and implementation of various web-based products using HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Linux and MySQL. In addition to maintaining our existing sites and blogs you will be developing new websites, interactive advertisements and productivity tools.

Minimum Requirements:
* Solid experience with PHP, AJAX, JavaScript, CSS and SQL
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Eye for good web design
* Ability to work independently or in a team environment
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to accept responsibility for projects
* Fast-learner - quickly implement emerging technologies

Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of:
* Linux and MySQL from command line
* Ad management software such as OpenX or Google DFP
* Photoshop, Subversion, Wordpress (in-depth), MailChimp API
* TCP/IP and basic networking
* Responsive web design
* Saxotech/Newscycle scripting

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 humanresources@cnpapers.com. EOE

PROGRAMMER

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

Qualifications:
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 humanresources@cnpapers.com. EOE