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Pictou Location

Head Press Operator 5 Colour Offset Press Production

Advocate Printing & Publishing skillfully communicates the customers’ message with ingenuity, pride and respect for people and our communities. Our customers’ success makes our business successful. The Advocate family values and understands that people really do make a difference. Advocate Printing & Publishing is the largest privately owned printing and publishing company in Atlantic Canada. To quote our C.E.O., Sean Murray “I look forward to enhancing our economy and communities through better communications”.

 

We are recruiting a Head Press Operator to join our five colour offset printing team. The Head Press Operator must enjoy working within a team, possesses the skills and qualities that make a difference and excels at print production.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Head Press Operator works with the press production team to ensure off-set print production orders are produced, within expected timeframes, meet quality standards, while minimizing waste, and optimizing press equipment operations. The successful candidate will collaborate with team members, pre-media staff and management to ensure work orders meet client requirements.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

 

  • Completion of Community College or equivalent working experience.
  • Ideally 3 years’ working as a lead or second on a four or five colour Heidelberg press.
  • Must be able to work on your feet most of the day.
  • Able to work under deadline requirements.
  • Able to make adjustments quickly while avoiding waste.
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical and electrical press operations.
  • Very good leadership and mentoring skills with ability to train and develop staff.
  • Must be able to understand and control automated press operations as required.
  • Very good mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills are also required.
  • Basic understanding of computers is required.
  • Must be able to compute weights, percentages and measures of inventory to complete job orders.
  • Must be able to safely lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shift schedules.
  • Must follow safe work practises and wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to help define and work within standard operating guidelines.
  • Must be willing to make a difference and excels at indispensable customer service.
  • A character that exemplifies company values including integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence, constructive self-criticism, continual self-improvement, and mutual respect

 

If you are looking for a great career opportunity and want to work within The Town of Pictou, located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia this is a great opportunity. The friendly people of Pictou offer a family community with diverse amenities. We enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with a mixture of old world charm and culture together with modern facilities and friendly hospitality. Pictou County is made up of people who share a strong regional identity. The towns of New Glasgow, Trenton, Stellarton and Westville form our urban area. Surrounding the towns are the numerous villages and hamlets that make up the rural municipality of the County of Pictou.

 

Interested applicants email your resume to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Reporter

LOCATION: Port Hawkesbury

Advocate Media Incorporated publishes newspapers, magazines, and industry publications in various communities across the Maritimes; is invested in and cares about the communities we serve and have built the reputation of being the publisher that local communities turn to and trust.

Advocate Media an affiliated company of Advocate Printing & Publishing, is the company that skillfully communicates the customers’ message with ingenuity, pride and respect for people and our communities. Our customers’ success makes our business successful. The Advocate family values and understands that people really do make a difference. Advocate Printing & Publishing is the largest privately owned printing and publishing company in Atlantic Canada. To quote our C.E.O., Sean Murray “I look forward to enhancing our economy and communities through better communications”.

We are recruiting a full-time Reporter with passion, excellent editorial skills and the ability to report the latest news both in print and through The Reporter’s online channels. These are exciting times and opportunities with The Reporter. The successful candidate will contribute engaging editorial stories with our editorial team and make a difference. Reporting to the Editor the Reporter represents the company within the community and collaborates with other editorial, sales and production teams.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent Reporting experience.
  • Ideally Internship experience in the field and the newsroom.
  • Previous experience assisting more experienced reporters.
  • Able to demonstrate skill set with a portfolio of published articles or newscasts.
  • Must be inquisitive, have adept writing skills with the ability to absorb information quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong team player willing to ensure excellence, quality and deadlines are met.
  • Willing to provide back-up for other team members.
  • Keenly interested in current affairs.

Interested applicants email your resume to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Location:  Port Hawkesbury

 

Think Advertising Sales Career

See what we mean when you think about advertising sales and make your career dreams come true. If you have a passion for advertising sales Advocate Media Inc. has a great sales opportunity. Advocate Media Incorporated publishes newspapers, magazines, and industry publications in various communities across the Maritimes; is invested in and cares about the communities we serve and have built the reputation of being the publisher that local communities turn to and trust.

Advocate Media an affiliated company of Advocate Printing & Publishing, is the company that skillfully communicates the customers’ message with ingenuity, pride and respect for people and our communities.  Our customers’ success makes our business successful.  The Advocate family values and understands that people really do make a difference.  Advocate Printing & Publishing is the largest privately owned printing and publishing company in Atlantic Canada.  To quote our C.E.O., Sean Murray “I look forward to enhancing our economy and communities through better communications”.

With new business opportunities we are searching for a dynamic, self-motivated, passionate individual to work with our “great to work with Sales Team” for the Port Hawkesbury Reporter.  If you’re passionate about selling and hold customer service as one of your values this position could be your next career opportunity.

Qualifications and Requirements:

 

  • Some experience cold calling and a good understanding of business development.
  • Entrepreneurial by nature, creative, organized and self-motivated.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Microsoft office skills and ability to work with sales tracking software.
  • The ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with customers.
  • Able to identify and contact clients with control for advertising budgets.
  • Creative thinker with goal oriented attitude to achieve targets.
  • Good judgment, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Good multi-tasking and priority management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Interested applicants email your resume  to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

Join our Team

Advocate Printing & Publishing offers a unique opportunity for people looking for a challenging career within the scenic setting of a beautiful Nova Scotia seaside town. If this appeals to you, then we would like to hear from you. Strong customer service, cutting edge technologies and a full group of in-house production services are fueling our growth. We are currently in need of full-time team members for several of our divisions.

COME GROW WITH US!
Advocate Printing is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and benefits.

 

 
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