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NewsBank's vision is to be the best company for its employees, customers, business partners and communities. For more than 40 years, NewsBank, inc. has been one of the world's premier information providers, offering a variety of value-added research and education products and services to schools, libraries, publishers, professionals and consumers through several brands.

NewsBank strives to provide its employees with job satisfaction, financial reward and opportunities for growth in a challenging, team-oriented work environment. Also, NewsBank employees strive to be responsible citizens in their relationships with fellow employees, customers, business partners and the communities in which they live and work.

Interested in working at NewsBank or its Readex division? Please browse through the listings of current employment opportunities below.

Available Positions

Click a position below for additional details and contact information.

Location: Chester, VT

Immediate opening for a junior-level Accountant that is ready for challenges and the opportunity to grow and develop new skills. This full-time position will be responsible for various accounting functions including, but not limited to: accounts payable, payroll processing, job cost data collection, database maintenance, daily cash deposits, spreadsheet updates, and month-end account reconciliations with associated journal entries.

The qualified candidate must have an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, a working knowledge of Microsoft Access, good problem solving skills, be detail oriented, has the desire and ability to learn quickly, good verbal and written communication skills and the organizational abilities to meet deadlines.

Minimum requirements are an Associate’s degree in Accounting or equivalent educational and accounting work experience.  Candidate must have previous experience with Great Plains and ADP software or other similar systems.

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Location: Remote; or an office in Naples, FL, Keene, NH, or Chester, VT

At NewsBank, our mid-size organization has big-time tech, big-data, and a big opportunity for a Systems/DevOps Engineer to join our fast-paced, challenging and highly collaborative Technical Operations department. We seek dynamic candidates with the desire and skill to jump between projects and responsibilities. If you’ve played with DevOps orchestration, can toggle between Windows and Linux with ease, have experience in customizing opensource software and can configure switches and routers, this an opportunity to utilize all of those skill sets and more. NewsBank operates NoSQL systems at a scale matched by few, and you’ll be part of the team responsible for scaling and maintaining it.  If you’re tired of over-specialization, artificial barriers between technical departments, and want the flexibility to morph your role based on where your skills are needed most, you’re the candidate we’re looking for.

Skill needed include experience in Administration of virtual server environments; Linux and Windows Administration; ability to script in at least two computer languages; experience or course work in networking; experience in monitoring/alerting systems; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation; friendly, collaborative attitude toward co-workers; ability to work effectively with remote teams using collaboration tools and without face to face communication; willingness to work early or late for scheduled project rollouts.  Prefer experience configuring applications and systems in AWS and experience with DevOps orchestration tools; MySql and NoSql.

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Location: Chester, VT

We are looking for our next Customer Service Representative to join our team of reps who have earned the best reputation in our industry for customer service. Customers are always greeted with a "live" voice by representatives who know our products and are anxious to help.  Working alongside the larger sales organization, our representatives research and problem solve, set up customers with access to our online databases, provide technical support and assist customers with a friendly, helpful voice. 

To be successful, you need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of technical aptitude.  Organized and motivated, you must be able to work independently in a fast-paced, challenging environment and be able to handle multiple priorities in a positive and supportive manner. 

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Location: Naples, FL or Remote

NewsBank and its historical subsidiary Readex, is seeking a successful and experienced International Account Sales Representative.

The International Account Sales Representative is responsible for selling NewsBank and Readex high-value web-delivered research content to educational institutions, public libraries, national libraries and other targets in assigned international territories. The International Account Sales Representative role is primarily a consultative inside, telephone sales role with periodic on-site sales trips to assigned territory(ies). The assigned territory and markets will be developed according to the candidate’s background experience and expertise. A successful track record and knowledge of academic (K12, higher education and post graduate), public and government libraries in Asia, Middle East, Africa or Europe is preferred.

The Account Sales Representatives may be located in the Naples, Florida office or may work from home offices located in the United States or abroad.

Responsibilities

  • Via telephone, email and personal visits, develops sales opportunities within academic libraries, public libraries, national libraries and government libraries in assigned territories, to sell web-delivered content.
  • Sales include maintaining, renewing and upgrading existing accounts, as well as acquiring new accounts, and selling to Company directed targets.
  • Accurately maintaining reports and sales forecast pipeline.
  • Accurately recording activity in the Company sales reporting system.
  • Meeting & exceeding new and renewal sales targets as defined by the Sales Manager and the compensation plan.
  • Participation in team strategy meetings and team sales meetings.
  • Travel to and participation in tradeshows and conferences as requested by Manager.
  • Travel to and participation in the annual sales meeting.

About NewsBank
NewsBank, inc. has been a premier information provider for more than 45 years. Our comprehensive resources meet the diverse research needs of public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, military and government libraries, and professionals around the world. Our corporate offices are located in beautiful and sunny Naples, Florida.

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Location: Remote; or an office in Naples, FL, Keene, NH, or Chester, VT

This is an exciting opportunity for you to play a major role in taking one of the largest websites for family history research to the next level of success. We’re looking for a candidate who shares our enthusiasm for developing an amazing product, enjoys teamwork, and who will seek out growth opportunities while building a successful career with us.

GenealogyBank.com is one of the largest online newspaper archives for family history research. We deliver billions of valuable family history records, including historical government documents and a rare, comprehensive collection of newspapers from the 1690's through today. GenealogyBank is a division of NewsBank, inc., one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 40 years. We have a long average employee tenure and encourage professional growth from within.

Successful candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The right person must also have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

The candidate we seek must have skills in areas such as:

  • Custom Drupal web development, including developing custom modules and working with 3rd party REST API’s in the Drupal platform
  • Drupal, PHP, XML/XSLT, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Sass, Bootstrap, Git
  • Experience with using and administering the LEMP stack including fault tolerant MySQL/MariaDB, as well as systems such as NGINX / Redis

Nice to have skills:

  • Undergraduate or Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with consumer-facing analytics solutions (Google, Omniture, other) and techniques used to track user behavior and sales conversion

The ideal candidate will also have following qualities:

  • Communication and collaboration: Sharing and shaping ideas, identifying opportunities, teamwork
  • Self-motivation and a strong desire to learn, grow, and seek out new challenges
  • Relevant educational and project experience, particularly as a member of a team, is a major plus

Become a key member of our highly motivated team and share in our continued success. This position can be remote, or based in our Naples, FL, Keene, NH or Chester, VT offices. Send cover letter and resume to hr@newsbank.com, or by fax to 802-875-3445.

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Location: Orem, UT

GenealogyBank.com, a division of NewsBank, inc., is seeking talented Customer Service Representatives for our Orem, Utah office. Join our team and be a part of one of the most fascinating aspects of family history research. As one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive genealogy resources our customer service support team play an important part in helping customers discover, preserve and share their family history.

GenealogyBank.com features a wealth of exclusive material including the largest U.S. obituary collection available online, U.S. historical newspapers dating as far back as the 1600's, historical books, pamphlets, military records, government documents and more. At GenealogyBank, we are dedicated to helping people discover those interesting stories and details about their ancestors.

GenealogyBank’s customer service representatives play a critical role in retaining our valued customers through quality support and excellent service.

  • Part and full-time shifts available
  • Competitive base pay
  • Great environment
  • No weekends!
  • Paid training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Less than five minutes from BYU/UVU
  • Hours of operation 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F

*Knowledge or study of family history research highly preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with customers via telephone, email and chat
  • Respond to customer inquiries concerning orders, refunds, and products
  • Responsible for providing quality technical support to customers
  • Troubleshoot, resolve and document support calls and cases
  • Assisting with tracking and trend monitoring
  • Attempt to retain customers through value building
  • Maintain customer records of related activities and orders
  • Maintain basic knowledge of products, pricing, promotions, and procedures
  • Contribute ideas on ways to improve products and services

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of family history/genealogy
  • Strong ability to accurately identify and troubleshoot customer questions and concerns
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and technical assistance over the phone and email.
  • Ability to multi-task at a computer while talking to a customer over the phone
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral, written, listening)
  • Excellent organizational skills along with the ability to work under pressure of deadlines
  • Ability to strategically probe to identify, evaluate, and recommend products and services
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Excellent typing skills (30 WPM minimum)
  • Team mentality balanced by the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of PC operations, Windows-based applications and internet applications

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years customer service or related work experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with customer service within a call center highly preferred

Additional Information:

To apply, please submit resume to: utahjobs[at]newsbank[dot]com  or visit https://genealogybank.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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Due to the high number of applications, please apply only if you meet all of the requirements for this position.

Location: Orem, UT

GenealogyBank.com, a division of NewsBank, inc., is seeking talented Inside Sales Representatives for our Orem, Utah office.  Join our team and be a part of one of the most fascinating aspects of family history research. Help promote one of the largest and most comprehensive online genealogy resources and play an important part in helping customers discover, preserve and share their family history.

GenealogyBank features a wealth of exclusive material including the largest U.S. obituary collection available online, U.S. historical newspapers dating as far back as the 1600's, historical books, pamphlets, military records, government documents and more. At GenealogyBank, we are dedicated to helping people discover those interesting stories and details about their ancestors.

  • Average hourly wage of $13-$15 (base+commission)
  • Top Agents earning $16-$18 (base+commission)
  • No cold calling!
  • Uncapped commissions!
  • Full-time (8 – 5 p.m., M-F)
  • Part-time (8 -12 p.m., 8-1p.m., & 12- 5 p.m., 1-5 p.m., M-F)
  • No weekends!
  • Flexible hours available
  • Paid training
  • Fun and friendly team oriented environment.
  • Less than five minutes from BYU/UVU

Responsibilities

  • Initiate outbound phone calls to current and prospective customers
  • Conduct needs-based selling by using non-scripted probing techniques to determine customer needs and to offer the most appropriate product or service to address those needs
  • Up-sell additional products/services
  • Meet or exceed individual goals, including revenue and productivity metrics.
  • Contribute ideas on ways to improve sales process
  • Maintain basic knowledge of products, pricing, promotions, and procedures

Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to probe to identify, evaluate and recommend products and services.
  • Ability to multi-task at a computer while talking to a customer over the telephone
  • Team mentality balanced by the ability to work independently.
  • Basic knowledge of PC operations and Windows-based applications.

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6-12 months of sales or related work experience preferred.
  • Experience in a telesales/call center capacity a plus
  • Knowledge or study of family history a major plus.

Additional Information

To apply, please submit resume to: utahjobs[at]newsbank[dot]com or visit http://genealogybank.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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Location: Naples, FL

What would appeal to you in a new career. A stable company? Healthy markets? A solid training program? Quality benefits? A challenging environment? Uncapped earning potential? If your answer to all of those questions is "yes", then look no further. As a NewsBank Sales Professional you will offer our acclaimed web-based research products to customers in educational institutions and libraries...and realize all of the outlined benefits, and more.  

We are targeting smart, resourceful individuals with proven success in sales within a professional market. Candidates who have thrived at NewsBank come from varied backgrounds in everything from software and pharmaceutical sales to recruiting and educational programs.  We highly value experience with consultative and relationship-based selling. You must be aggressive, open-minded, and a self-starter...and you must have a relentless drive to uncover each prospect’s specific needs.

At NewsBank even seasoned sales vets take advantage of our training program. You will be taught how to:

  • Identify customer needs to tailor product offerings into a compelling value proposition
  • Conduct web-based sales demonstrations on existing and new products
  • Maintain existing customer relationships for renewal sales
  • Conduct accurate pipeline management and sales-cycle management
  • Close sales!

Beyond consultative selling, our training sessions cover details about the company, the markets we serve and our collection of online products. New reps will be assigned a specific territory with goals established for new sales and renewals. Your compensation package will include a base salary, uncapped commissions and a competitive benefits package that includes medical/dental, prescription drugs, a wellness program, a vision plan, and 401(k) with company match.

Know that our interviewing process is very thorough, as it is our goal to ensure each candidate who joins NewsBank is a good fit for our culture, and that NewsBank is a good fit for them, as well.

Position requirements

  • BS or BA Degree
  • Proven - high sales intellect - professional selling skills
  • Outgoing nature - ability to connect with others
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and listening
  • Proven Closer
  • Strong ambition to make money
  • 3+ years’ experience as telephone sales representative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in consultative selling
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Internet use and research

If you fit the profile described above, contact us today...and take the next step toward a rewarding, exciting and lucrative career.

About NewsBank
NewsBank, inc. has been a premier information provider for more than 40 years. Our comprehensive resources meet the diverse research needs of public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, military and government libraries, and professionals around the world. Our corporate offices are located in beautiful and sunny Naples, Florida .

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Location: Naples, FL

Are you looking to start your career with a challenging and results-driven training program?
NewsBank, inc. has been one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 40 years. Our comprehensive, Web-based solutions satisfy the research needs of libraries, educational institutions and a broad range of individual researchers, including students, professionals and genealogists.

We are recruiting recent college graduates for a 4+ month paid training program in professional sales.

Highlights of the Training Program:

  • Provides a smooth transition from college to a professional setting
  • Skills training including interactive role plays, presentation, communication and negotiation skill building
  • A personalized focus with an account executive mentor
  • Work closely in many of NewsBank’s departments to learn the complexities and functions of a successful technology based company.
  • Observe different roles
  • Project assignments
  • Potential travel opportunities
  • Opportunities to share best practices and network with other account executives, leaders and trainees

Successful graduates of the training program immediately move to full-time positions. 

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