Cowles Company
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Please apply in person at the Human Resources department, unless noted otherwise in the career listing. In person application can be completed at The Spokesman-Review Human Resources department, 999 W Riverside Ave., Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Drug & background check required on those selected for hire. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
More information, including details about benefits, diversity and the company.
 
Submit questions about any postings to careers@cowlescompany.com.

Current Openings: Effective September 23rd,  2016
 
Position: HOME DELIVERY ASSISTANT (Part-Time)
Position open until filled
S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review

    The Spokesman-Review is currently seeking several PART-TIME Home Delivery Assistants to work in our Circulation department. Please specify your preference on location when applying.
 
What we want you to do...
  • Work 19-hours per week including weekends and two week days with shifts beginning as early as 1:30am
  • Assist with various customer service functions and administrative office support
Who you are...
  • You have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation
  • Have the ability to lift and /or move up to 25 pounds on a regular basis
  • Qualified applicants understand what it means to provide exceptional customer service
  • You possess excellent organization and communication skills
  • Willingness to work outside in all types of weather conditions
Who The Spokesman-Review is...
  • We are the largest, most used and most trusted news and information provider in the Inland Northwest
  • With over 130 years of commitment to community and four generations of family leadership, we continue our tradition of customer service and strong business ethics
  • Over the years, our employees have a proven record of solid accomplishment. Together they have created a communications institution, respected and admired in Spokane, the Pacific Northwest and around the country
  • Producing The Spokesman-Review every morning of every week demands a high degree of coordination among our dedicated employees
  • We try to maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

    We work in a supportive team environment and offer a wage of $12.00 per hour, plus mileage reimbursement.
 
    To apply for this job, email your completed application(click here for pdf file), cover letter, and resume to careers@cowlesco.com
      or
you may apply in person at the Human Resources department of The Spokesman-Review (999 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201) between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday.
Drug & background check required on those selected for hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
Position: JANITOR (Part-Time)
Position open until filled
Centennial Real Estate Investments

   
 

Centennial Properties is currently recruiting for a PART-TIME night shift Janitor. This position will work approximately three (3) shifts a week. In this position you will clean company work spaces including floors, furniture, equipment, walls and windows. In addition, you will empty trash receptacles, collect recyclable materials, clean restrooms/shower rooms and assist with winter ice and snow removal. The position requires that you have the ability to work in an efficient and productive manner without direct supervision. Duties and assignments will rotate, so the ability to multitask and work well in a team environment is essential. Previous janitorial experience is preferred. Requirements include the ability to lift 50 pounds, have a valid driver's license and a High School Diploma or GED.
   
We offer a starting salary of $9.55 per hour and a matching 401k!
 
To apply for this job, email your completed application(click here for pdf file), cover letter, and resume to careers@cowlesco.com
      or
you may apply in person at the Human Resources department of The Spokesman-Review (999 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201) between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday.
Drug & background check required on those selected for hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
Position: SENIOR MULTIMEDIA SALES EXECUTIVE
Position open until filled
S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review

    Are you a sales professional with a passion for marketing and advertising? Do you enjoy opportunities where you build positive relationships with local and national customers? Do you like excitement, rewards, and working closely with an array of businesses to develop effective sales solutions in an evolving industry? If this description fits you, then come join our team as a Senior Multimedia Sales Executive for a company that is a leader in the media industry - The Spokesman-Review.
 
What you will do...
  • Present a growing array of print and digital solutions to The Spokesman-Review and spokesman.com's existing and prospective client base
  • Maintain and develop existing major account's sales territory while also acquiring new clients
  • Create customized solutions to meet our customers' needs while working closely with team managers, product specialists and a creative design team using our vast portfolio of advertising solutions.
Who you are...
  • You will need to bring a demonstrated ability to meet and exceed sales goals in a highly competitive industry
  • You are excited about the media business, and have a good idea about what makes the best campaigns effective
  • You have the ability to provide exceptional customer service and the ability to work effectively in a fluid business climate
  • You have a college degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Digital sales, media sales or marketing experience is a plus, but not required.
Who The Spokesman-Review is...
  • We are the largest, most used and most trusted news and information provider in the Inland Northwest
  • Producing The Spokesman-Review every morning of every week demands a high degree of coordination among our dedicated employees
  • We try to maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

    Our sales executives work in a supportive team environment and offer an excellent compensation package including base plus commission, and a full suite of benefits including a matching 401(k) and paid vacation.
 
    To apply for this job, email your completed application(click here for pdf file), cover letter, and resume to careers@cowlesco.com
      or
you may apply in person at the Human Resources department of The Spokesman-Review (999 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201) between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday.
Drug & background check required on those selected for hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
Position: SUPERVISOR
Position open until filled
River Park Square

    River Park Square, Spokane's premier shopping and entertainment center, is currently recruiting for a shift Supervisor for our Cashiers and Lot Attendants.
 
In this position you would have the following duties:
  • Ensure employee coverage of cashier stations and assist in scheduling
  • Verify cash counts made by Cashier and reports daily
  • Assist in proper ticketing equipment maintenance
  • Calculate and receive payment from customers for parking services at RPS pay stations and completing these transactions accurately
  • Provide exceptional customer service by greeting and conversing with customers in a courteous manner
  • Direct customers to their requested mall locations or mall personnel
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualified applicants will be able to:
  • Work varied days of the week and varied shifts (mornings and evenings)
  • Demonstrate customer service and previous cash handling skills (Cash handling will be tested)
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork capabilities

    River Park Square is at the heart of downtown Spokane. Our employees are part of a supportive friendly team environment who enjoy working in a lively atmosphere. This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours a week starting at $12.00/hr which includes medical benefits, matching 401(k) and paid vacation.
 
    To apply for this job, email your completed application(click here for pdf file), cover letter, and resume to careers@cowlesco.com
      or
you may apply in person at the Human Resources department of The Spokesman-Review (999 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201) between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday.
Drug & background check required on those selected for hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
Position: TRUCK DRIVER (Part-Time)
Position open until filled
S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review

    If you are looking for a part-time job working for a great company, we invite you to submit your application for the Truck Driver (19 hours or less per week) positions at The Spokesman-Review.
 
What we want you to do...
  • You will load and deliver newspapers to carriers at set distribution locations
  • You will work primarily in the late night to early morning hours (approx. 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.)
  • Qualified applicants must be able to work unsupervised.
Who you are...
  • You have a valid driver's license and an excellent driving record. (Driving records will be checked on all final candidates. Only those with clean records in the last 3 years will be considered for employment)
  • Have the ability to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Commercial Driver's License is required.
Who The Spokesman-Review is...
  • We are the largest, most used and most trusted news and information provider in the Inland Northwest
  • With over 130 years of commitment to community and four generations of family leadership, we continue our tradition of customer service and strong business ethics
  • Over the years, our employees have a proven record of solid accomplishment. Together they have created a communications institution, respected and admired in Spokane, the Pacific Northwest and around the country
  • Producing The Spokesman-Review every morning of every week demands a high degree of coordination among our dedicated employees
  • We try to maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

    We work in a supportive team environment and offer a salary of $11.85 per hour for CDL, and a matching 401(k) after 90 days of employment!
 
    To apply for this job, email your completed application(click here for pdf file), cover letter, and resume to careers@cowlesco.com
      or
you may apply in person at the Human Resources department of The Spokesman-Review (999 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201) between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday.
Drug & background check required on those selected for hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 

   
 

 


About Us

Cowles Co
    Though best known for its newspaper, Cowles Company is a diversified family-owned corporation with a number of major affiliates.


 
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    First and foremost is the original enterprise, The Spokesman-Review, a morning daily newspaper that reaches more than 277,000 adults in the Spokane market. Founded in 1891 by William H. Cowles, The Spokesman-Review is still owned and managed by members of the Cowles Family. The Spokesman-Review staff and its design and content are continually winning important local, regional and national awards for excellence.
    The Spokesman-Review fosters prosperity, civic pride, and government accountability by providing the information and forums for discussion that form the basis of sound decision-making.
    As the largest, most used and most trusted producer and aggregator of local news and information, we offer an array of timely, accurate and balanced news reports, data, analysis, and commentary about Spokane and the Inland Northwest. We distribute our work over the range of digital and print formats demanded by our customers. We create social-media opportunities that connect us to our readers and our readers to each other, helping them manage the digital-media aspects of their lives.
 
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    Centennial Real Estate Investments manages undeveloped and developed land in the commercial, retail and residential sections, including River Park Square. River Park Square is Spokane's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination which boasts stores such as Nordstrom, Sephora, Gap, The Apple Store and Banana Republic.
 
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    Northwest Farmer-Stockman, Inc. & Basic Financial Solutions, Inc. have portfolios to include health insurance, long-term care, Medicare supplement policies, and life and annuity contracts. We contract in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah through several national underwriters, including Mutual of Omaha whose contract began in 1939 and continues uninterrupted today.
 
    Our mission: Northwest Farmer-Stockman, Inc. and Basic Financial Solutions, Inc., founded on principles of honesty and integrity, exist to provide and administer a broad spectrum of high quality health insurance and financial service products for our customers. We are committed to exceptional service, to responsible financial growth, and to the success of our agents and employees.
 
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Commitment to Community:
 
We are a values-driven company composed of values-driven people.
Our people are our strength.
We are committed to advancing the worth of individualss, empowering our employees,
bolstering our communities and improving our society.
We have great pride in our heritage as a family owned and operated enterprise.
 
Cowles Company is a fourth
generation family-owned real
estate, media, forest
products and insurance enterprise,
headquartered in
Spokane, Washington.


     
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