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Entry Level Multimedia Outside Sales Representative – Baton Rouge

Looking for an exciting opportunity to learn and grow with a progressive company and market leader?

Looking for an entry level multimedia outside sales representative to grow with us. This position will develop based on a person’s commitment and abilities. Specific abilities needed to be successful include: adaptability, customer service, multiple priority management, organization, communication skills and being a team player. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Compensation plan consists of commissions with a base salary. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and 401K plans available.

To apply, please fill out an application for a Entry Level Multimedia Outside Sales Representative – Baton Rouge (Job ID 1081) at the link below. REQUIRED: Attach cover letter, résumé, Twitter handle and links to any websites/projects on which you’ve worked.

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

 Deadline to apply is Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Experienced Multimedia Outside Sales Representative – Baton Rouge

  • Candidate must have ability to work closely with businesses, using a consultative sales approach, offering clients digital, print & events sales solutions. Will be responsible for managing accounts and working with team to grow revenues. Candidate must have:
  • Three years sales/multimedia sales experience.
  • Knowledge of print and web advertising and marketing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • A positive attitude and be a self-starter
  • A degree in Advertising, Sales, or related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computers, typing and software (MS Office)
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Compensation plan consists of commissions with a base salary. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and 401K plans available.

To apply, please fill out an application for a Experienced Multimedia Outside Sales Representative – Baton Rouge (Job ID 1082) at the link below. REQUIRED: Attach cover letter, résumé, Twitter handle and links to any websites/projects on which you’ve worked.

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

 Deadline to apply is Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Online Content Editor

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

If you’re looking for a job like that in one of the country’s top spots for food, music and fun, don’t stop here.

The Advocate in Baton Rouge, The New Orleans Advocate and The Acadiana Advocate seek a versatile digital editor to grow their digital audience.

Capital City Press, a locally owned company, operates three news organizations, including their surging digital properties and 7-day-a-week newspapers.

As a digital content editor, 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.

Candidates should be organized, motivated, work well in a “need-it-now” environment, but be fast and detail-orientated. The most creative candidates will stand out -- those who can bring new ways of thinking about composing and delivering news.

Being comfortable handling many topics -- like sports, crime, local/state/national government and politics and entertainment -- is key too.

This position could include nighttime and weekend work.

Candidates should have a working knowledge of web CMS/blog systems like Wordpress, analytics systems like Chartbeat/Google Analytics and social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.

To apply, please fill out an application for a Digital Content Editor (Job ID 1080) at the link below. REQUIRED: Attach cover letter, résumé, Twitter handle and links to any websites/projects on which you’ve worked.

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

 Deadline to apply is Sunday, February 26, 2017.

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. 

To apply, please fill out an application for Package Extraboard (Job ID 1001), at the link listed below.

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Why become an Independent Newspaper Contractor for The Advocate?

Benefits

  • 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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FAQ's

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.