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06/15/2001 - Updated 04:36 PM ET
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To apply for one of the positions listed below you may:

  • Email in Plain Text Format to: jobs@usatoday.com
  • Fax to: 703-558-3840
  • Mail your résumé to :
    USA TODAY Human Resources
    1000 Wilson Blvd. (20th floor)
    Arlington, VA 22229
  • Unless otherwise indicated, all positions are located in the Corporate Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

Always include the title of the position for which you are applying.

Current Job Openings @ USA TODAY

Positions available at USA TODAY

 
Advertising
 
Sales Assistant/ Sales CoordinatorROSSLYN 608
This position will provide support to the Sales Manager and Account Executives in the Mid-Atlantic Advertising Sales department, in the pursuit of advertising revenue for USA TODAY. The candidate will serve as the major point of contact for their assigned accounts in order to facilitate and expedite any activities/logistics associated with the account relationship. The candidate also will thoroughly understand the business/marketing focus of their assigned accounts in order to act as their liaison with the Advertising, Production and Marketing departments. The selected candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, hectic environment. The ability to work with all departments of USA TODAY advertising and marketing (including marketing, creative services, sales event planning, sales research, advertising operations and advertising administration) is key. College education with emphasis in Journalism, Communication, Advertising, Marketing and/or Business Administration (or comparable work experience) required along with 1-2 years experience working in a sales organization; a background in the publishing industry is preferred.
 
Account Executive IIIDetroit ADV 607
Facilitates the strategic initiative of improving bottom line results by utilizing a comprehensive knowledge of the publishing/media industry and a thorough understanding of USA TODAY’s competitive advertising environment. Produces sales for the entire USA TODAY Brand (domestic, international, and online) that meet the annual revenue goals. Develops and delivers presentations to clients or agencies demonstrating the strengths and strategies of the proposals. Creates/attends events and functions that strengthen the USA TODAY Brand and impact advertising revenue. Champion efforts that have the greatest strategic impact. Leverage contacts and generates business at multiple levels within agencies and accounts. Candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of publishing/media industry with a proven sales record with assigned territory/category. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to use PC-based word processing and electronic mail applications. College education with emphasis in Business Administration, Marketing, or Journalism. 6+ years experience as a sales/marketing representative.
 
Circulation
 
National Account ManagerROSSLYN 609
The National Account Manager will increase USA TODAY's circulation in the Retail segment through development and maintenance of relationships with high level contacts and decision makers in the food service, grocery, and gourmet categories. This position is a national position and includes accounts such as: Dunkin Donuts, Panera Bread, Sodexho, Compass and Aramark. Candidate should have minimum three to five years of direct sales experience and a college education (or equivalent combination of experience and education). Knowledge of the grocery, food service or restaurant business is a plus. Must have knowledge of Excel, Word, Paradox, Powerpoint and excellent typing skills. Candidate should have a solid comfort level in speaking to large groups of people, and be effective in delivering presentations. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary to communicate with clients as well as throughout the organization.
 
Circulation - Field
 
Account ExecutiveSan Diego CIRC 356

 
Account ManagerSan Francisco CIRC 588
To sell USA TODAY and ancillary USA TODAY publications and services within a defined geographical market. This position is responsible for implementing marketing plans, maintaining existing accounts, building customer relationships, identifying and selling new accounts, increasing sales volume and sustaining excellent customer service. Will promote USA TODAY within the community, i.e. chambers and associations. Assist Regional Marketing Director with a variety of management responsibilities and participate in training, meetings and other departmental/cluster requirements. Three years USA TODAY sales related experience. College degree preferred, but not required. Basic understanding of computer skills (PC/AS400) and public speaking skills.
 
Accountant-SystemsSan Francisco CIRC 382
Manage financial reporting activities including period closing, estimates and annual budgeting. Process reconciliations and develop auditing procedures. Provide end user software and hardware support on company standard business applications. Maintain connectivity between market devices and our AS/400 and Wide Area Network resources. Act as the technical liaison between the market office and other systems department, primarily Unified and Circulation Systems. Maintain system and data security and integrity; includes physical security of equipment and software, and frequent data backups. Develop and support user applications (spreadsheets, databases, and word processing/desktop publishing). Requires four year degree in Finance or Accounting required. A minimum of 2 years of work experience in providing end user support and training. Two years minimum experience with standard software applications is required to provide software support to the end user, and to design solutions where necessary. Candidate must have strong technical analytical skills and the ability to determine and document user requirements. Experience in developing user solutions (databases) preferred.
 
Accounting ClerkSan Francisco CIRC 579
To support both the circulation and the marketing departments in the accounting functions. Process daily cash, apply payments to accounts and verify the accuracy of all payments. Will make collection calls on past due accounts, explain invoices and terms. High school diploma, effective communication, problem solving skills and general accounting or business course work is required. Must have knowledge of Lotus 1-2-3, WordPerfect and 10-key functions. Must pass clerical aptitude tests. Candidate should be a team player and have a positive attitude.
 
Administrative Assistant/HR CoordinatorNashville CIRC 525
To provide administrative and clerical support to the General Manager and acts as a liaison for the cluster and national for personnel matters. Two-three years of secretarial experience in a corporate environment, type 55 wpm, excellent organization and communication skills, two years of high level secretarial training. General personnel knowledge or training is a plus. PC skills with word processing software; above average degree of competency preferred because of payroll; detailed oriented; the ability to react to change productively and work well with deadlines.
 
Circulation ManagerSan Francisco CIRC 591
To ensure optimum daily draws, efficient and cost effective transportation and distributions, timely collections, continued market penetration and improvement, and development of the District Sales Manager staff. Candidate will manage sales, maintain large single copy contacts, check key sales outlets, sell single copy accounts and market USA TODAY. Will communicate with Circulation Director, work in the field with staff, identify problems and propose solutions. Control collections, review payroll, keep costs within budget, reduce expenses and review agent payroll. College degree preferred, three years related management experience. Creative writing classes, sales training (marketing) and collection experience. Time management skills, basic PC knowledge 10-key and math skills are needed.
 
District Sales ManagerDallas CIRC 593
The Dallas office has an opening for a DSM in the West Texas area. This position consist of sales, operations and distribution, including the contracting and training of delivery agents/wholesalers, collection of accounts, draw management, sales of USA TODAY and Baseball Weekly to new locations, resolve service issues, and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be an integral part of a high energy, professional and fun team with a flexible work schedule. A college degree is preferred. Must have a valid drivers license and insurance, with a safe driving record.
 
District Sales ManagerDenver CIRC 557
To manage sales, service and collections of USA TODAY within a specific area. Draw adjustments, route audits, rack repairs, oversee hauling, service and problem solving. Analyze sales, make sales call, prospect new areas, visit newsstands, Blue chip accounts and sell Baseball Weekly. Prepare agent pay, collect agent, wholesaler, newsstand and Blue Chip bills. Candidate must have an high school education. Knowledge of PC's, management or marketing training preferred. Candidate should live in Casper, WY.
 
District Sales ManagerPhiladelphia CIRC 420

 
Rack RepairSan Francisco CIRC 512

 
Rack Repairer ICincinnatti CIRC 586
To provide general repair, placement, movement or exchange of all vending equipment in designated area of responsibility. Coordinate the arrival times of trucks from various printsites into the market. To oversee dropsites to ensure that all papers have been accounted for and all distributors have arrived to pick up papers. Maintain and oversee all functions pertaining to warehouse management up to and including the ordering of supplies, newsstand equipment, etc. Verify that all maintenance schedules are being followed for all company equipment. To handle all other responsibilities that are deemed important to the increase of circulation. High school diploma, previous mechanical or repair experience is very helpful. Training will be provided at the National Rack Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Must be capable of identifying problems with the racks and fixing them. Candidate must be able to communicate and interact well with the District Sales Managers.
 
Regional Marketing ManagerPhoenix CIRC 600
To create and implement sales strategies on the local level, resulting in the acquisition and maintenance of customers in assigned categories; and to implement national programs and policies as assigned. To recruit, hire, train and supervise account managers and clerical support staff. To act as liaison between National Sales and the local cluster. To forecast sales volumes, trends, expenses and sales training for the cluster on an on-going basis. Candidate must have a successful background in outside sales (two year minimum) supervisory background; college degree in business, marketing or advertising; background in travel-related business, education or media work. Typing, computer skills, working knowledge of newspaper circulation department practices is essential.
 
Wholesale SupervisorN/C Florida CIRC 312
Promotes the sale, timely delivery and full collection of USA TODAY and ancillary USA TODAY publications and services within the specific market. Requires previous sales and supervisory experience; excellent communication and problem-solving skills with effective presentation skills; reliable vehicle, valid driver's license, a safe driving record, the ability to motivate other individuals and adapt to change productively. Will manage the Sarasota, FL area and report to the Tampa CM.
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