Jobs at the Whig

Posted: Jul. 22, 2019 12:01 am

Advertising Representative

The Herald-Whig advertising department seeks an advertising representative to be part of an award-winning, media-savvy, results-driven sales team. 

The candidate we are seeking should be flexible, able to juggle several tasks, have good attention to detail and work under tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will be someone who is smart and perceptive about managing demands, time and products while working in a fast-paced environment.

In addition to strong interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will display:

  • Interest in digital media
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent numerical and analytical ability
  • Ability to think creatively and proactively
  • Strong organization and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work on one's own with increasingly less direct supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A strong understanding of basic marketing skills with a solid ability to relate ideas and solutions to your customers
  • The ability to provide exceptional customer service and support across an array of multi-media products

A college degree in marketing or advertising is preferred with at least one year successful marketing, advertising or customer service experience.

A valid driver's license is required.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package, including vacation, sick, holiday pay, 401(k) program, medical, dental and much more.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Herald-Whig, Attn: Christina Wilson/Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth St., Quincy, IL 62301, or email resume to cbwilson@whig.com.

Part-Time Mailroom Clerk

The Herald-Whig has an immediate opportunity for a part-time mailroom clerk.

Qualifications include:

• Excellent attention to detail

• Good hand/eye coordination

• Ability to work standing on hard surfaces for extended periods of time.

• Ability to continously lift 35-45 lbs.

• Works well with others.

Email resume to: cbwilson@whig.com or mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, Herald-Whig, 130 S. Fifth St., Quincy, IL 62301.

Part-Time Distribution Driver

Looking for the perfect part-time job to supplement your income?

Come join the area's leading media company! The Herald-Whig is looking for a part-time delivery driver to service retailers and news racks in Quincy on weekdays from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and to redeliver missed subscribers on weekends from 6 a.m. until noon.

Applicants must be 18 years or older, be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and have a valid driver's license with a good driving record and a reliable insured vehicle. Don't miss this opportunity for a rewarding part-time position!

Apply in person at the reception desk inside the Herald-Whig, email resume to: cbwilson@whig.com or mail to

Christina Wilson/Human Resources

Herald Whig, PO Box 909

Quincy, IL 62306

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 A note to our applicants

Thank you in advance for your interest. Quincy Media and The Herald-Whig do not ask job applicants for personal financial information. Be advised that requests for such information may indicate the request is coming from an unscrupulous source and not from our company. If you are suspicious of a job offer, please call Quincy Media at 217-221-3405.

Jobs at Quincy Media Inc.

Our parent company, Quincy Media Inc., has more than 1,000 employees in 14 states. We're family-owned. We're committed to serving customers and to investing in our communities. Our success comes from our talented teams and we're always looking for more great people in our print, broadcast and interactive divisions.

For information on jobs available throughout our company, go to QuincyMediaCareers.com


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