By: Press Release | Cross-Post LLC
Cross-Post LLC has announced the hiring of newspaper industry veteran George M. Dratelis as their new director of business development. Mr. Dratelis will be focused on bringing the Careerpointe Recruitment Classifieds Platform to new and existing clients.
“We are very pleased that George has joined our team. I’ve known George for years and he is a perfect fit for our growing organization,” noted Carl Braun CEO of Cross-Post LLC. “His experience in digital marketing and advanced platform development are extra bonuses,” he added.
Mr. Dratelis has worked in the online media industry since 1995 with executive positions in newspaper companies, technology vendors and startup companies. He was previously director of client revenue enhancement with Adicio Inc., manager of interactive audience development with Lee Enterprises and corporate Internet marketing director at Dow Jones Local Media Group (Ottaway Newspapers). Mr. Dratelis also served two terms as a member of the NAA Digital Media Federation board of directors, and has been a website judge for the Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards since 2007.
“I am excited to join the team at Cross-Post LLC and bring my passion for media, client support and powerful technology together to deliver an exceptional recruitment classifieds solution for media companies,” said Mr. Dratelis.
John Fujii, co-founder and COO of Cross-Post LLC, is equally excited with the new hire. “George’s reputation in the marketplace for excellent customer service is exceptional. We are quite pleased with this addition to the Cross-Post family and we know our customers will enjoy working with George as well.
Careerpointe Recruitment Classifieds Platform is a leading edge technology that leverages award-winning (ONREC 2014) candidate engagement tools to improve newspaper traffic and brand loyalty while vastly improving the job seekers experience. It is not a legacy system, but one that is very dynamic and uses responsive design to allow candidates to use mobile and social for search and for submitting applications.
“I am super-enthused about representing CareerPointe in the marketplace. Focusing on improvement of the candidate user experience will lead to greater gains for our clients while reducing costs and improving flexibility,” noted Dratelis.
Mr. Dratelis will be introduced to the national sales and technology team this week, and has already begun his new position.