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St. Paul Pioneer Press

Public Headquartered in Saint Paul, MN

Join the Future of Communications!

The Pioneer Press is seeking talented, customer-focused sales professionals dedicated to providing our customers cross-media advertising solutions.

We offer a variety of information sources — a growing daily newspaper, highly successful online, direct mail, a variety of magazines — to assist our advertisers in achieving business and marketing goals.

Successful candidates are an important part of a larger commitment to deliver more local news every day with a variety of forward-looking options.

That’s what makes the Pioneer Press unique in the competitive Twin Cities media market and the #1 newspaper in the East Metro.

If you seek an exciting, fast-paced environment that changes to fit the market’s needs, have a proven track record, and display creativity and a curious mind, you’ll enjoy working for the Pioneer Press.

The Pioneer Press is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Employees receive ongoing training, excellent benefits, a team-oriented environment and compensation commensurate with results.

For a listing of available career oppportunities, please visit


Personal: Benefits include medical (including prescriptions), dental and vision insurance for employee, spouse, dependents and same-sex domestic partners; voluntary long-term care policies for employee, spouse, parents and grandparents; life insurance for employee and dependents; supplemental life insurance; paid sick leave; long-term disability; paid vacation and holidays. Also offered are flexible spending accounts for health care, dependent care and transportation expenses; pension plan; 401(k) savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan. Other benefits include Employee Assistance Program, transit discounts, wellness programs and the Pioneer Press Employees' Club. Benefits may vary for union employees. Professional: Included are tuition reimbursement, training and business literacy programs, as well as Pressing Business, a day-long opportunity for tours, operational overviews and divisional presentations on numerous aspects of the business. The newspaper uses "360-degree" development tools and offers supervisory, customer service, sales and other specialized internal training programs.


The Pioneer Press' bulldog brand reflects the competitive spirit and tenacious approach to news find in Minnesota's First Newspaper.


The Pioneer Press has approximately 1,000 employees. Among the best-known are columnists including Charley Walters, Laura Billings, Chris Hewitt and Bob Sansevere, plus columnist and local radio talk-show personality Joe Soucheray.


The Pioneer Press provides the news daily and Sunday, with Doorstep Delivery available to homes and businesses throughout the East Metro region of Ramsey, Dakota and Washington counties, in western Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota and Anoka County. Single copies of the Pioneer Press are available at both newspaper boxes and retail store newsstands. In the West Metro area, the Pioneer Press is available at more than 1,300 locations.


The Pioneer Press' affiliated Web site,, serves users metro-wide and beyond.

Special Publications:

A bi-weekly HomeSeller magazine is part of a family of specialized products designed to meet the needs of the real estate market. HomeSeller West is distributed in the Twin Cities' West Metro area, as is CareerBuilder Extra, an expanded version of the Pioneer Press' Sunday employment tabloid. Numerous special advertising sections and editorial special sections are published throughout the year.

Newspapers In Education:

The Pioneer Press' Newspapers In Education program brings newspapers to area classrooms thanks to a unique blend of community and educational partnerships.