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4 days ago

Travel Account Executive - TAE

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated sales professional who will work closely with clients and potential clients to demonstrate the… The Columbus Dispatch


7 days ago

Shows Marketing Manager - SMM

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

Help us grow Dispatch Consumer Shows. We produce the popular Dispatch Home & Garden Shows, and Columbus Weddings Show. Need a seasoned candidate who… The Columbus Dispatch


19 days ago

Production Hopper Feeder

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

We are accepting resumes for the part-time hopper feeder position at our west side facility. Hopper feeders use a production machine to produce ad… The Columbus Dispatch


30+ days ago

Event Coordinator - EV

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

To be considered for this position the candidate must have at least 1 year experience in B2C social media and web creation/coordination, or… The Columbus Dispatch


30+ days ago

Logistics District Managers - DIS 10 15

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

How would you like to work for an award winning company that offers a very competitive starting salary and great benefits? As Central Ohios leading… The Columbus Dispatch


30+ days ago

Event Team Member - ETM

The Columbus Dispatch Columbus, OH

We are seeking Marketing/Event/Sales majors or graduates with proven retail sales experience. Prior experience in event coordination/execution and… The Columbus Dispatch


The Columbus Dispatch Reviews

2.9
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John F. Wolfe
7 Ratings
  • Once Strong, No Longer Secure

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Artist in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Production Artist in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Columbus Dispatch full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It was once a very secure company, with a lot to offer including great benefits, great pay, and fun extras. Today it is very unstable, beginning with outsourcing in 2007, and the recent sale of the company (formerly owned by the Wolfe Family) to the New Media Investment Group. If you can get – or keep – a position at the Dispatch, it's still nice to be in the publishing industry, and their facilities are decent, with beautiful grounds at the Crosswinds location.

    Cons

    People are losing jobs all the time as departments pare down. In one area of circulation, for example, a certain job went from 15 employees down to 2, and these people work like dogs to handle it all on their own. Soon there will be more layoffs as the company has changed hands. One problem the Dispatch had when I was there, is that they don't keep up with changes in technology, using an operating system that took 3 times as long to create ads and print proofs. They were adamant about keeping the old methods. Their filing system in the Art Department (before outsourcing the entire dept) entailed walking around all day asking "has anyone seen this ad?" because they refused to use scanning and software to track their ads.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees that actually do the work; nobody knows better than they do about what is wrong or what is needed. Ask them for suggestions. Also, keep up with technology changes to a reasonable degree.


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