• Yellowknife
  • This position has been filled

Northern News Media, a division of Black Press Media, is an award-winning community news media organization that offers a tremendous place to grow your career while enjoying an area renowned for its access to outdoor activities. Located in Yellowknife, the area offers a myriad of outdoor pursuits for adventurous spirits. The land of the midnight sun is home to the world’s best aurora borealis displays, dog sledding, camping, boating, fishing, and countless other activities. Yellowknife is also culturally inclusive, adding to the rich social fabric that will deepen your experience and connection to the land.

We’re looking for a relationship builder who likes connecting people with marketing solutions. You’ll also be a community-focussed person who wants to contribute and believes in the power of local media to bring people together. This is your opportunity to help Northern businesses and governments get their message across through digital and print marketing with the longest-running publishing and media company in the NWT and Nunavut.

In addition to a competitive compensation plan that includes both salary and commission, we offer:

  • Fast-paced, never-a-dull-moment work environment
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, prescription drug, and employee and family assistance benefits
  • Opportunity to meet business leaders in the region
  • Opportunity to help community organizations reach their goals
  • Ongoing support and training

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong organization, communication, and people skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Working experience and knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Marketing, retail sales, or service experience is considered an asset
  • Willingness to learn, take direction, and build your business
  • Goal and detail oriented and able to work independently

We are willing to train the right candidate, so limited sales experience is trumped by a can-do attitude and a commitment to career growth.

A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle are required.

Black Press Media is a leading North American local news champion with operations across the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii. Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms. We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.

Please send your resume with cover letter to:

Mike Bryant,

Group Publisher, Northern News Services.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted