Advertising Director

City:  Palestine, Texas
Newspaper:  Palestine Herald Press
Job Description & Requirements:  Situated deep in the heart of beautiful East Texas, the Palestine Herald Press, (a five-day a week newspaper, 5,500 daily and 6,100 Sunday)  is seeking an experienced, innovative, high-energy professional to lead our sales team. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, management, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as marketing knowledge and a sense of creativity to help develop new revenue opportunities within the market.
Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to: meet and exceed set monthly revenue goals, budgeting, motivate, supervise and train the sales staff, coordinate sales efforts between Palestine and four additional papers within the East Texas Newspaper group, all the while controlling expenses and delivering a superior publication.
Palestine has the advantage of small community life yet lies within less than an hour’s drive of Tyler and less than two hours drive of Dallas. The rolling hills, verdant pine trees and sparkling lakes of the area make Palestine a wonderful place to live. The area offers outstanding healthcare facilities and strong educational opportunities.
Resumes accepted through November 30, 2009.
Contact Information: Send resumes to or mail to: Gary Connor, Publisher, Palestine Herald Press, P.O. Box 379, Palestine, Texas 75802