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
- 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
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.