ZipRecruiter and GateHouse Media Launch Partnership to Transform Hiring in 550 Markets across the U.S.

September 19, 2017         By: Payment Week

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ZipRecruiter, the fastest growing online employment marketplace, and GateHouse Media, one of the largest publishers of locally-based media in the United States, with over 125 daily newspapers, more than 300 weekly newspapers and 555 local market websites, announced a partnership today that makes ZipRecruiter the exclusive recruitment advertising partner for GateHouse Media. The partnership, which will launch on October 1 in over 550 markets across the US, will power GateHouse recruitment pages – online and in print – that reach over 21 million readers every week.

Local businesses in GateHouse Media markets will now be able to leverage the power of ZipRecruiter’s best-in-class candidate matching algorithm, which delivers quality candidates to 80% of job ads posted to ZipRecruiter within the first 24 hours, and industry-leading email job alert program, all while maintaining their relationship with their local GateHouse newspaper and account manager.

GateHouse Media readers who are in the job search process, will also benefit from this partnership, and can now search and apply to jobs through their trusted, local newspaper – in print and online – faster and easier than ever before. Jobs posted through GateHouse Media will also be available to search and apply to in ZipRecruiter’s award-winning mobile job search apps.

“We’re excited to team with GateHouse Media to power their recruitment services,” said Ian Siegel, CEO and co-founder of ZipRecruiter. “Our core mission is to quickly connect employers to great candidates, and this partnership will put our sophisticated matching technology to work in doing just that for millions of GateHouse Media readers nationwide.”

“We’re always looking for the best tools and most-valuable services to offer our 225,000 local business partners,” said Kirk Davis, CEO of GateHouse Media. “Working with ZipRecruiter will allow us to provide the business community in all our markets with the easiest and most cost-effective way to manage their hiring needs. And we’ll provide a quicker, streamlined way for job seekers in all our markets to find the best job for them.”

This is ZipRecruiter’s largest partnership with a national media company, and represents an expansion of their publishing partnership program, which spans 1,000 partners across North America and the UK. For GateHouse, this is a unique, first-of-its-kind national partnership that will bring a consistent recruitment platform to all their digital and print properties.

About ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is the fastest growing online employment marketplace. We have helped over 1 million businesses and 100 million job seekers find their next perfect match through partnerships with the best job boards on the web, curated email alerts, award-winning mobile apps, and one of the most sophisticated job search algorithms in the space.

About GateHouse Media, LLC

GateHouse Media supports small to mid-size communities by providing locally-focused print and digital content to consumers and premier marketing and technology solutions for small and medium businesses partners. The Company is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by its 125 daily publications.  As of August, 2017, the Company operates in over 555 markets across 36 states and its portfolio of over 600 community publications and 555 websites serve more than 225,000 business advertising accounts and reach over 21 million people on a weekly basis.