Advertising Director


The Idaho Press
Boise/Nampa, Idaho
Date posted: June 8, 2020

The Idaho Press located in Boise/Nampa, Idaho, is seeking an experienced Advertising Director for a dynamic, competitive, and growing market. We are a 24,000-circulation daily newspaper that covers the entire Boise/Nampa MSA. Candidates must possess top-notch people and communication skills, true leadership ability, demonstrate extremely  innovative thinking, and the ability to maintain a good sense of humor with a positive attitude while under intense pressure.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

The Advertising Director is responsible for managing a passionate sales team, daily ad production and growing newspaper, TMC, digital, niche, and other non-traditional revenue. You must love making sales calls in the field with your team and possess a passion to motivate others to achieve their highest level of success. This position is also responsible for driving revenue at four weekly publications in the region including the Emmett Messenger-Index, the Kuna-Melba News, the Meridian Press, and Boise Weekly.

You must be able to meet deadlines under pressure; present accurate financial reports; communicate clearly, and work as a productive member of the paper's leadership team. An essential function of this position is that the employee can always handle stress and be congenial with other employees and customers.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years working in local media, preferably with the local newspaper.
  • 3+ years of daily newspaper advertising management required.
  • Work experience and proficiency with several computer programs, including MS Office and standard CRM solutions.
  • Experience managing department expenses, payroll, budgets, and revenue reports.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional preferred skills and qualifications include:

  • Bachelor or other four-year degree
  • Creative ad design expertise
  • Knowledge of competing media

To apply:

E-mail resume and LinkedIn profile to:

Matt Davison at 

The Idaho Press
P.O. Box 9399
Nampa, ID 83652 (An Adams Publishing Group property) 

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