MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Obituary Clerk

    Job Locations US-PA-READING
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/28/2019 10:39 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-2319
    Time Type
    Part-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Media news group

    Overview

    The Reading Eagle, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Obituary Clerk to join the team!  MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry. #LI-RL1

    Responsibilities

     

    • Prepares obituaries submitted by e-mail, fax or telephone for publication.
    • Verifies any questionable information submitted with obituary.
    • Processes/attaches photos or requested icons to obituaries.
    • Sends proof/price of obit to funeral home for approval.
    • Must be open to working on weekends. 

    Qualifications

    • Strong grammar and language skills.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively on the telephone and through email with funeral home personnel.
    • Basic computer skills required to enter information for publication and to prepare billing information for review by funeral home.
    • Ability to communicate with newsroom staff.
    • Time management skills to complete work by deadline.

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