General Manager

City: Okmulgee, OK
Newspaper: Okmulgee Times
Salary: Salary and bonuses commensurate with experience. Benefits include partially-paid health insurance, mileage reimbursement, cell phone allowance, two weeks’ annual vacation.
Job Description: Are you an advertising manager or editor ready for general management? Are you a general manager looking for a new challenge? Are you a talented leader that would like the opportunity to work for a family-owned newspaper group and break free from corporate constraints? The Okmulgee Times needs you to grow and influence Okmulgee and Okmulgee County.
The Okmulgee Times is a twice-weekly newspaper with endless potential under the right leadership.
We are looking for the following skills:
*Community involvement
*Sales and sales management
*Print and digital expertise for both readership and marketing
*Business management
*Audience development
*Building and maintaining relationships
Preferred: Ability to work in digital space – from fixing simple computer problems to selling digital advertising.
Okmulgee is an up and coming community of 13,500 and the Okmulgee Times covers the city and the northern half of Okmulgee County. The newspaper moved to a new, improved location less than a year ago.
Cookson Hills Publishers, Inc. is a family-run company operates seven newspapers in Okmulgee, McIntosh and Sequoyah Counties. We work to be efficient in our back office work so we can dedicate more resources to news gathering and advertising sales.
We believe our newspapers should reflect the community’s mission, people, problems and hope. The newspaper is its voice and cheerleader.
The preferred candidate has a degree in journalism, advertising or business. Must be willing to live in and volunteer in the community.
Contact: Jeff Mayo, Publisher,