TBC Media offers exciting career opportunities in Journalism, Interactive Media, Sales and Marketing, Business, Operations and Circulation. TBC Media is a diversified, independent family-owned media company that publishes a daily newspaper, multiple glossy magazines, a weekly newspaper and hosts dozens of websites. Now in its fifth generation of family ownership, TBC Media is proud of its leadership roles in serving the greater Kern County area for more than 100 years. TBC Media offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package with 401 (k) plan.

Outside Sales Account Executive

Our Advertising Division has an opening for an Outside Sales Account Executive. This position will market and sell the benefits of advertising in The Bakersfield Californian and all other products in which The Californian has an involvement in a professional and knowledgeable manner towards achievement of sales goals. This position will collaborate with business owners to identify their needs, develop messages to reach their target market, and make their business more successful. Working with established and new customers, you will serve as the market expert on how to help them reach consumers with a targeted advertising campaign.

Qualifications include:

  • One-two years inside or outside sales experience required, preferably in media sales
  • Experience in print media or graphic design experience preferred
  • Valid CA driver’s license with acceptable DMV record, independent transportation and insurance required
  • Ability to understand the clients business and respond with creative advertising solutions
  • Ability to present marketing information and communicate the value of marketing through The Bakersfield Californian's suite of products
  • Must be well organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and sell more than one product at a time
  • Ability to understand and make established deadlines on a daily basis
  • Good working knowledge of local marketing data is essential
  • Basic computer proficiency- spreadsheets, Word documents and Gmail
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills

Information Technology Director

Our Information Technology Division is currently recruiting for an Information Technology Director. This position is responsible for the overall planning, management and integrity of all TBC Media Information Technology solutions. This includes leading the IT team and helping set strategic direction for IT initiatives and project management for all large IT projects.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required
  • 7-10 or more years managing a data center and/or network operations group
  • Experience working with vendor package software
  • Demonstrated success in effective directing, coaching, delegating and mentoring a team
  • Experience in negotiating and purchasing hardware/software with external vendors
  • Valid CA driver’s license with acceptable DMV record and independent transportation

Circulation Accounting Clerk

Our Finance Division is currently recruiting for a Circulation Accounting Clerk. This position will be responsible for performing routine circulation accounting duties following established procedures, spreadsheets and automated accounting systems. This person will also prepare, process and reconcile a wide variety of circulation accounting documents such as invoices, refunds, payables and receivables.

Qualifications include:

  • Basic understanding of accounting procedures and terminology necessary, accounting experience helpful
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to exceed expectations in a results-oriented environment
  • Professional written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management skills required
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel


The Bakersfield Californian is currently recruiting for an Accountant. This position is responsible for the performing routine accounting duties following established procedures. Corrects, processes and reconciles a wide variety of accounting documents. Performs work using spreadsheets and automated accounting systems.

Qualifications include:

  • Three years of previous accounts payable experience is preferred. Education can be substituted to meet the work experience requirement.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, understanding of basic accounting and excellent filing skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Competency in 10-key calculator and data entry required

Mailer/Hopper Feeder - Flex Employee

Our Operations Division has an opening for a Mailer/Hopper Feeder- Flex Employee. This position will ensure that all products are inserted correctly with all scheduled pre-print advertisements/inserts and is accomplished in a safe and timely manner. This position will be less than 20 hours per week and the number of hours each week will depend on the number of inserts scheduled.

Qualifications include:

  • Hardworking and dependable a must
  • Must be able to work nights

Advertising Account Executive

Tehachapi News currently has an opening for an Outside Sales Account Executive. This position will market and sell the benefits of advertising in Tehachapi News, both print and online. Candidates with no experience will go through a 3 month training program to prepare them to be successful.

Qualifications include:

  • Previous sales and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
  • Must have California Driver’s License with acceptable DMV record, independent transportation and insurance.
  • Typing, email skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

All interested candidates should submit a resume/application to:

Attn: Human Resources – Please specify position
PO Box 440
Bakersfield, CA 93302-0440
Fax 661-395-7484
E-mail jobs@bakersfield.com

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screen, and a background investigation
Equal Opportunity Employer

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