Here are links to business publishers’ employment pages and other sites that can help you find a new position.
B2B Publishing Companies
Help-wanted ads for Advanstar’s trade publications across the country, which cover:
BCC Research (formerly Business Communications Co.)
Company whose operations are based in Norwalk, Conn. (corporate offices are in Wellesley, Mass.) does research on market, economic and technological developments and produces reports, newsletters and conferences. Focus is on advanced materials, high-technology systems and components, and new processing methods. Industries covered include:
Benjamin Media Inc. (formerly Trenchless Technology Inc.)
This company produces magazines, directories, web sites, and conferences on digging, drilling, and tunneling. This very basic web page offers no specific employment information but does provide links to each property’s site. Company is located in Peninsula, Ohio.
Business Communications Co.
See BCC Research.
Los Angeles-based company publishes magazines and produces trade shows and digital media for these industries:
Publisher of CFO, a monthly magazine of corporate finance in the U.S., with separate titles CFO-Europe, CFO-Asia, and CFO-China, and the www.cfo.com web site.
CMP, part of United Business Media, is headquartered in Manhasset, N.Y., but has a total of 12 domestic branch offices and international offices in Japan. The company produces publications, events and web products.
Collinson Media serves the meeting planning and group travel industry through education and networking opportunities — online, in print and in person. It publishes Azbee award-winning Connect, Rejuvenate and Groupaway magazines, and VacationPlanning.net, and produces Connect and Rejuvenate Marketplaces. Collaborate Marketplace and magazine launch spring 2011.
Collinson Media and Events has been a leading partner with the meetings and convention industry for more than 30 years, providing education through its publications and a variety of marketing and sales solutions.
Commonwealth Business Media Inc.
Like CMP, also part of United Business Media. Publishes business-to-business magazines, directories, and databases. The Company’s products include The Journal of Commerce, Traffic World, Air Cargo World, and many others. Commonwealth Business Media also manages trade shows and publishes directories. The company is headquartered in East Windsor, N.J., but has employees elsewhere in the United States as well as in Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong and United Kingdom
Cygnus Business Media
Headquartered in Westport, Conn., but has offices in several other locations. Produces magazines, expositions, web sites, and custom marketing publications.
GIE Media Inc.
Cleveland, Ohio, company publishes trade magazines and books, provides web site production services, produces conferences, and offers custom research services. Areas covered:
Hanley Wood is the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and construction industry, and one of the top 10 B2B media companies in the country.
Through four operating divisions, we produce award-winning magazines and web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $240 million company with over 700 employees nationwide. Our corporate offices and business media headquarters are located in downtown Washington, D.C.
Further information on our operating divisions and a searchable database of existing job opportunities can be found on our website.
Skokie, Ill., company publishes newspapers and magazines and produces trade shows on point-of-purchase retail displays. No job listings online.
Areas of coverage:
Human Kinetics Publishers Inc.
Champaign, Ill., company produces textbooks and their ancillaries, consumer books, software, videos, audiocassettes, distance education courses, and 20 scholarly and professional journals covering the field of exercise and physical activity. Jobs & Careers page lists jobs at HK Publishers as well as jobs in the physical activity field.
Exercise/Physical Activity Professionals
Independent Publishing Co.
No job listings here, but the site does provide information on the St. Charles, Ill., company’s three packaging magazines.
International Data Group
This worldwide information-technology publisher’s site lets you to search its database of job openings. You also can browse listings by company/business unit, job type, or location. Site includes benefits information, too.
InvestorPlace Media LLC
Investment service and information company based in Rockville, Md.
Key Communications Inc.
Based in Garrisonville, Va., a suburb of Washington, DC, Key Communications offers publications, trade shows and research services.
Glass, Windows & Windshield
Web site for this Atlanta-based publisher of magazines and newsletters. Publications cover three areas:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
A division of Amsterdam-based Wolters Kluwer, LWW is an international publisher of medical, nursing and other health-care information in book, journal, newsletter, looseleaf, and electronic media formats. The company has U.S. offices in Philadelphia; New York; Hagerstown, Md.; and Cedar Knolls, N.J.
Marketing & Technology Group Inc. (MTG)
Site provides very brief profiles of the Chicago company’s two English-language and one Spanish-language magazines as well as its online directory.
Watch video testimonials from employees, search for a job listing by region, or get information on compensation and benefits.
Meister Media Worldwide
Meister Media Worldwide is a communication and information center for worldwide specialized agriculture offering more than 15 print publications, numerous digital properties, and in-person events. Headquarters are in Willoughby, Ohio.
Merion Publications Inc.
Current Openings page lists jobs at 17 healthcare publications from the company’s Advance Newsmagazines division. Merion is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa.
Penton Media Inc.
Lets you browse job openings by category (editorial, finance, information technology, etc.). Also provides benefits information.
Penton publications serve these markets:
PennWell publishes about 40 magazines and newsletters. Its site lists jobs at the company’s three locations—Tulsa, Okla.; Nashua, N.H.; and Houston.
PennWell publications cover:
Phillips Publishing International Inc.
See InvestorPlace Media LLC.
Putman Media Inc.
This Itasca, Illinois company publishes B2B magazines. Corporate web site includes job listings, information on benefits and corporate culture, and resume submission form.
Randall Publishing Co.
This Tuscaloosa, Ala., company publishes magazines and books; other businesses include marketing, special events, and custom publications.
Reed Business Information
This site has job listings and information on benefits and policies. The company’s headquarters are in New York City; other major offices are located in Boston (Waltham, Mass.) and Oak Brook, Ill.
Trenchless Technology Inc.
See Benjamin Media Inc.
This Dutch media giant publishes and distributes trade and professional magazines as well as consumer magazines, regional newspapers, entertainment, telephone directories and information services, educational publications, and marketing information services. VNU has companies in fifteen European countries, in the United States (mainly New York and Chicago), Puerto Rico, India and South Africa. Some of VNU’s better-known publications are Adweek and Billboard. Industries served include:
Watt Publishing Co.
Illinois-based company’s magazines cover meat, poultry, pet food, and feed industries. Site contains no information on employment, but does link to the web sites of its various publications.
Witter Publishing Corp.
This Flemington, N.J., company owns four monthly publications, each of which has its own web site. Witter also sponsors and manages trade shows through its WPC Expositions division. Markets served:
Computer publisher offers a career page.
Other Resources for Job Hunters
American Copy Editors Society
ACES maintains a Yahoo! Group site for job postings. You don’t have to be a member of ACES to read or post jobs. You just have to sign up as a member of the Yahoo! Group/listserv (free).
American Journalism Review Online’s Employment Section
Employers can post ads and monitor responses online without receiving phone, mail or e-mail inquiries directly from applicants. Job seekers can post resumés and cover letters at no cost and will be notified via e-mail of job postings that match their criteria.
American Society of Newspaper Editors’ Career Resources
Includes a job-fair schedule, links to newspaper job resources, a paid-internship guide, and information for students on preparing for a career in newspapers.
Clearpoint Consultants Inc.
Clearpoint bills itself as a source for “Information Design and Delivery Professionals (IDDP) in start-up companies.” On its site, you can search for jobs in the New York tri-state area, New England and elsewhere across the country. The site lists openings for technical editors and writers as well as for desktop publishing. You can easily apply for jobs online by uploading your resume or cutting and pasting it into a field provided.
Editor & Publisher Classifieds
Lists publishing jobs by categories, including Editorial, Academic and Position Wanted.
The Editors Only Classifieds
Part of Editors Only newsletter’s Web site. Includes help-wanted advertisements as well as requests for equipment, information, etc.
An exchange for freelancers and those who would hired them. In the site’s Writing & Editing Marketplace, publications can post requests for proposal (RFPs) for freelance projects; freelancers then submit bids. Freelancers also may post notice of their services and rates. A tutorial explains how.
Jobline: Public Broadcasting
Search for jobs in public broadcasting by state, salary, job category, and/or keywords.
Journalism Job Bank
The University of California’s job bank lists positions at magazines, newsletters, newspapers, and wire services plus in new media, television, and more. Includes freelance jobs. Also lists internships.
Lists jobs at newspapers, wire services, magazines, online publishing companies, newsletters, TV, and radio. You can also post a resumé; read media news and interviews with journalists; look at listings of conferences, job fairs, and other events; check on what media companies are laying off workers; and more.
The Journalist’s Toolbox
Links to more than 180 journalism job sites in areas such as
- Broadcast/New Media.
- Sports Journalism.
Also include tips on resumé and cover-letter writing.
Magazine Health Watch
Database of advertising pages and revenue for consumer and business magazines. Job seekers can use the site to check up on the financial health of potential employers. They also can find names of trade titles in specific markets they might be interested in writing for.
Jobs, resources, and events for journalists and media types.
This subscription service lists jobs in television. You must be a paid, registered user to view the job listings.
National Diversity Newspaper Job Bank
This site’s stated goal is “to create a link between employers who believe in diversity and those who are searching for a job where they will be able to perform to their full potential.” Includes job-hunting tips, links to other job banks, and information about upcoming minority job fairs.
NewsJobs.Net has an international scope and features a blog with job-hunting tips, book reviews, advice on topics like “E-resume Essentials,” and job ads.
Site allows you to search for jobs by media by industry, job category, salary, area of specialty, size of company/market, location, education required, experience required, and more.
National Association of Broadcasters Career Center
Lists broadcast-media jobs, including reporting and writing positions. Offers a “Diversity Resource Directory,” allows you to post your resumé, and offers links to other broadcasting job banks. Also provides information for those new to broadcasting, including lists of colleges and universities, scholarships and internships, and other career resources.
An exhaustive list of job search sites in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, including sites for freelancers.
Online Journalism Review Jobs Board
Hosted by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Journalism School, site allows employers to post job openings around the world. Job seekers can post resumés, too. OJR site also lists journalism events in the Los Angeles area.
Pew Center for Civic Journalism Job Board
Features jobs in a variety of media.
Society for News Design Job Bank
Job page lists some combination copy editor/page designer positions and some straight editorial jobs. Most positions are in the United States, some in Mexico.
Society for Technical Communications
Society members include writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers, and scientists. Both national and chapter sites include permanent and contract job listings.
Society of Professional Journalists
Career center contains listings for jobs as well as internships and fellowships. Only SPJ members can view the postings. Any media organization can post a listing for a job, internship or fellowship at no charge. SPJ says its staff will verify the listing and each listing will remain online for 30 days.
Television news jobs, both on-air and off.
Lists jobs in all areas of publishing, including books, associations, and online. You can sign up to receive e-mails about new publishing opportunities or send in your resumé.
General sites for job hunters:
- America’s Job Bank
- Best Jobs Database
- Career Builder
- Career Magazine Job Database
- Employment Guide.com
- JobBank USA
- +Jobs America
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