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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location RiverTown Multimedia  
City, State Red Wing, MN  
Close Date 1/25/2018  

Rivertown Newspaper Group is hiring a fulltime Publisher, located in Red Wing, MN, and will be responsible to lead, manage and direct employees through planning, developing and implementing organizational goals and policies.


  • Champion the One Newsroom initiative.
  • Lead and direct the employees of the Rivertown Newspaper Group of nine newspapers, related TMC shoppers and digital products through planning, developing and implementing organizational policies/goals.
  • Coordinate and lead activities of departments with special emphasis on Advertising, Editorial and Circulation to affect growing revenues and operational efficiency.
  • Support and promote FCC Safety Initiatives as well as city, state and federal laws regarding safety.
  • Provide a leadership role in the community/region promoting Rivertown Newspaper Group and Forum Communications Company.
  • Responsible for leading and directing the annual budget process and ensure meeting budget year over year.
  • Responsible for growing the business by generating revenue to include print through innovative ideas.
  • Communicate and foster the mission, core values and culture of Forum Communications Company.
  • Work directly with FCC staff to ensure compliance, in all areas of the business.
  • Directly supervise and evaluate performance of the management team within the organization.
Position Requirements
  • A minimum of five years high level management or editorial experience.
  • Must be able to provide examples of generating and growing revenue.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, time management and organizational skills.
  • Sales background beneficial.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.
About the Organization Forum Communications Company is a multimedia news company with locations across ND, SD, MN and WI. We have over 1,400 employees that work towards a common goal, delivering quality products and information to our clients and viewers. We publish both print and online versions of our newspapers. We develop websites and apps. We own and operate television and radio stations and offer agency services and sales solutions.

We pretty much do it all!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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