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Digital Content Editor Intern

If you’re looking for an internship in an evolving, fast-paced digital news operation in a hyper-competitive market, keep reading.

If you’d enjoy working in one of the country’s top spots for food, music and fun, don’t stop here.

The Advocate is seeking a versatile digital content editor intern to grow their digital audience for our Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Acadiana markets.

Capital City Press, dba The Advocate, is a locally owned company that operates three 7-day-a-week newspapers, including their surging digital properties.

As a digital content editor intern, you’ll be responsible for making our digital properties the best news outlets in each market. That means you help each entity be first in breaking news situations and publish the best headlines, stories, photo galleries, interactive graphics, etc., in their respective markets.

Skills:  Successful candidates will be organized, motivated, work well in a “need-it-now” environment while being fast and detail-orientated at the same time and must be comfortable handling a variety of topics such as sports, crime, local/state/national government and politics and entertainment. Will stand out as one who can bring new ways of thinking about composing and delivering news.  Must have a working knowledge of web CMS/blog systems such as Wordpress, analytics systems such as Chartbeat/Google Analytics and social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.

This position may include nighttime and weekend work.

Click here to apply (Application link will not work on a hand held device. Please complete on a computer.)

(Job ID 1115)

Please attach to your application a cover letter, resume, Twitter handle and links to any websites/projects on which you’ve worked. 

Deadline to apply: Sunday, May 6, 2018


Sales Coordinator - Baton Rouge

We are seeking for a Rock Star/Sales Coordinator who will be responsible for providing procurement of all aspects of order processing for the major/national media category at The Advocate. 

Key skills a successful candidate should have: Customer relationship management (CRM) experience; experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods; organized; able to resolve orders/delivery issues on a daily basis;have strong project management skills; be able to work in a deadline driven, fast pace & complex sales environment; able to generate sensible, realistic and practical solutions to problems; works well with coworkers and other departments; and enjoys working in a complex selling environment with top national retailers.

If you are ready for a career future, join us in this excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and take your career to new heights.

This is a full-time staff position that includes a benefits package (health/vision, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k, paid vacation, holidays and sick time.) 

Click here to apply (Application link will not work on a hand held device. Please complete on a computer.)

(Job ID 1114)

Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. 

Deadline to apply: Sunday, April 1, 2018


Packaging Packager

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting in the production and assembly of the newspaper by being able to perform in various assigned positions. Schedules may consist of days, nights or a combination of both.

Required Education, Prior Work Experience & Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

The successful candidate should have good listening, time management and coordination skills. They must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, get along well with others, and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

This position accepts applications year round and as positions become available the applications are reviewed. Due to the nature of the job and the frequency with which positions are filled, applicants may not be notified of the position status.

(Job ID 1001)

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Why become an Independent Newspaper Contractor for The Advocate?


  • Be your own boss
  • Fees paid weekly
  • Earn approximately $1000-1500 a month!
  • Early morning work hours

Distributor Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Have a dependable vehicle
  • Have vehicle liability insurance
  • Be detail oriented
  • Be passionate about providing excellent service

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Q. What is an independent contractor?

A. An independent contractor is a self-employed businessperson who negotiates and signs a contract to provide agreed upon results. An independent contractor is not an employee of Capital City Press or South Louisiana Distributors. As an independent business person, the contractor controls the operation of his or her own business and can provide his or her services to the public at large, including competitors of the South Louisiana Distributors. The contractor hires employees and assistants if he or she wants them and is solely responsible for paying and supervising them.

Q. Are there any benefits?

A. An independent contractor is not an employee of the Capital City Press and does not receive employee benefits such as health insurance.

Q. How much can I earn?

A. What an independent contractor can earn is based on the number of newspapers delivered and how any expenses involved in providing these results are managed. The profit potential of any delivery area can be maximized by providing excellent delivery results and by increasing the customer base.

Q. When would I get paid?

A. Our independent contractors receive a fee for delivery and are paid weekly by electronic funds transfer into your account.

Q. What are the hours?

A. Independent contractors set their own hours. The newspaper product is made available for pick-up during a certain window of time. The pick-up window varies by distribution centers but it's usually a few hours between 12 am and 3 am daily. The contractor is asked to agree to provide delivery results by 6 am Monday thru Saturday and by 7 am Sunday.

Q. Where would I pick up the papers?

A. Distribution Centers are located throughout The Advocate delivery area.

Q. How many papers would I deliver?

A. The number of newspapers varies by delivery area. If you are interested in entering an independent contractor relationship with the Capital City Press, we can discuss with you the specifics about available delivery areas.