MediaNews Group, Inc.

Advertising Assistant/Circulation Clerk

Job Locations US-CA-Red Bluff
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/28/2020 4:45 PM)
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The Daily News is located in Red Bluff, CA.   Red Bluff is conveniently located along I-5 and Hwy 99 about one hour and a half north of Sacramento.  Enjoy all of the outdoor activities and enjoy the major rodeo events in town. #NorCal


Overall Duties and Responsibilities:

The Advertising Assistant is an administrative support position that provides support for the outside Multimedia Sales Consultants and Advertising Director. This position is also responsible for placing all local digital sales online, tracking digital sales and input of legal ads for publications.  

The Advertising Assistant is part of the Advertising Sales Support Staff to:

  • Process and track digital and print orders
  • Ensure correct ad placement, fulfillment and billing of all advertising categories
  • Make sure ad orders are entered, confirmed and published correctly
  • Provide excellent customer service.

The Circulation Clerk duties include answering calls from subscribers assisting them with delivery and billing inquiries. Data input, making changes to subscriber information, make outbound sales and retention calls and assist the Circulation Director.  

Assist customers with obituary postings.

This position also demands computer proficiency and accuracy for all data input; able to remain calm while working at a fast pace in a fast paced environment.


  • 2-3 years office support experience.
  •             Excellent customer service
  • Compelling verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy in data entry
  • Talent and ability to support and assist outside sales staff
  • First point of contact for customers placing legal advertising
  • Work with customers who are placing obituary ads
  • Strong problem solving, follow-up, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to keep abreast of company products and services
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, math, and punctuation skills
  • Proficiency to plan, organize, and prioritize workflow, and respond effectively to multiple interruptions and changing priorities
  • Capacity to multi-task and work in a team environment
  • Power to motivate oneself to achieve personal and department goals
  • Ability to adapt objectives, approaches, and behaviors in response to rapidly changing priorities and situations
  •           Adhere to Daily News/MediaNews Group policies and procedures.
  •           Meet minimum standards of performance.
  •           Other duties as assigned


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