Who is a member?
Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
The MMA publishes classified ads in The Beacon and this Web site from units of government, public agencies, and individuals.
Classified advertising categories are:
• Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
Only one job opening or request for proposals can be listed per ad. The MMA cannot assume responsibility for information or claims made in any advertisement. You do not need a member account on this website to submit a job ad.
Classified ad rates include publication in The Beacon and on the MMA’s website, though a discount is available for those who request placement of an ad only in The Beacon or on the Web. Web ads are posted for 30 days, or until the application deadline, whichever occurs first.
• $100 for first 100 words; $100 for each additional block of up to 100 words
• Rate for one format only (print or Web site): $75 for first 100 words, $75 for each additional block of up to 100 words
• $150 for first 100 words; $150 for each additional block of up to 100 words
• Rate for one format only (print or Web site): $125 for first 100 words, $125 for each additional block of up to 100 words
To place or change a classified ad you can use our convenient online form.
• Website ads are posted within 24 hours upon submission.
For more information, contact the MMA at 800-882-1498, ext. 110
The Beacon is published on the first business day of each month, except in the summer, when a combined July/August issue is printed in mid-July.
January 2023 Beacon
Ad deadline: Dec. 29
Publication date: Jan. 6
Ad deadline: Jan. 26
Publication date: Feb. 1
Ad deadline: Feb. 23
Publication date: March 1
Ad deadline: March 27
Publication date: March 31
Ad deadline: April 25
Publication date: May 1
Ad deadline: May 26
Publication date: June 1
Summer Beacon (July/August)
Ad deadline: July 12
Publication date: July 18
Ad deadline: Aug. 28
Publication date: Sept. 1
Ad deadline: Sept. 26
Publication date: Oct. 2
Ad deadline: Oct. 26
Publication date: Nov. 1
Ad deadline: Nov. 27
Publication date: Dec. 1
January (2024) Beacon
Ad deadline: Dec. 27
Publication date: Jan. 4