Build productive relationships with advertisers. Create ad campaigns that target specific client needs. Provide critical support for print and digital platforms. These are just a few of Advertising Sales and Support's responsibilities, each of which strengthens The Washington Post's relationship with advertisers ranging from small local retailers to national chains and foreign countries.
Circulation plays one of the most important roles at The Washington Post: getting our print products off the press and into readers' hands. In addition to supporting and managing more than 400 independent agents and thousands of carriers, the department works with subscription sales, customer service, merchandising, pricing and promotion for all of The Washington Post's platforms. It's truly a 24/7/365 operation.
It's a rapidly changing industry, which means The Washington Post has to be at the top of its technological game. Our expert innovators support a wide spectrum of emerging technologies that keep our products functioning at top speed. Whether it's helping with technical administration, supporting the infrastructure of our newsroom and business units, or designing and streamlining mobile apps, IT and Engineering makes being a techie cooler than ever.
Revenue is the life blood of any successful organization. At The Washington Post, Finance and Accounting takes on the pivotal task of ensuring we run as efficiently as possible. Our professionals oversee financial forecasts and budgets; analyze current and projected financial trends and situations; and handle customer billing, payroll, vendor payments and internal audits.
Human Resources is responsible for bringing the best and the brightest talent to The Washington Post and cultivating the careers of each of our employees from all levels of the organization. We assist employees with everything from compensation and benefits to organizational training and career counseling to employee recognition and personal wellness.
As the veritable nerve center of The Washington Post, the Newsroom covers news and events that impact those who live in, work in or care about Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region. In addition to providing excellent journalism, we design and maintain all the platforms that publish it, from our Pulitzer Prize-winning daily paper to washingtonpost.com and our mobile apps. Whether they're producing and editing stories, photos, videos or graphics, our talented journalists, photographers and technologists have a passion for storytelling and a commitment to seeking the truth.
Join the department that takes the hard work of everyone at The Washington Post and transforms it into the best printed newspaper in the country. Production is responsible for electronically laying out, paginating and printing our daily newspaper. Team members also assemble inserted packages for the daily paper, collate the Sunday advertising supplements and prepare all printed products for distribution by our Circulation department.
Be the face of The Washington Post and represent our organization to a range of local, national and international clients. Public Relations is responsible for developing and delivering strategic messaging to public outlets; advancing the role and importance of The Washington Post in the Washington metro area; and maintaining the unique and lasting relationship between The Washington Post, its readers and the public at large.
Research and track competitive trends and user responses and recommend changes to marketing strategies, content, and products based on findings. Projects include consumer segmentation, brand positioning and awareness, creative testing, market share analysis, customer satisfaction and loyalty tracking and media spending ROI.