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Night Sports Editor – Baton Rouge

The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, is hiring a night sports editor to help spearhead our efforts in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lafayette. We’re looking for an experienced journalist who can communicate well with reporters, page designers and web editors and bring fresh ideas to our print and digital coverage of high school, college and professional sports in our three markets. Night and weekend work are required.

Compensation: base pay and benefits package (health, dental, life, disability, vision, 401k with company match, vacation, holidays and sick time).

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(Job ID 1158)  Please attach a cover letter and resume.

 

Multimedia Inside Sales Consultant - Acadiana

Looking for an exciting opportunity to learn and grow with a progressive company and market leader that is investing in Lafayette?

The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, is looking for Multimedia Inside Sales Consultants to join its Acadiana Bureau.  You must be comfortable working in a team environment.  The candidate will plan a fundamental role in achieving our goals and revenue growth objectives. 

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

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(Job ID 1156) Please attach a cover letter and resume. 

 

Multimedia Inside Sales Assistant - Acadiana

Looking for an exciting opportunity to learn and grow with a progressive company and market leader that is investing in Lafayette?

The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, is looking for Advertising Sales Assistants to join its Acadiana Bureau.  A motivated self-starter, creative thinker and data-entry whiz would be the perfect fit for this high-energy and rewarding full-time entry-level position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting multimedia account executives and advertising directors with the sales process.  Main duties include: data entry, scheduling appointments, promoting special issues, putting together media kits, email marketing and more. In addition, the candidate will learn all aspects of a sales position for consideration of possible advancement.

Compensation: base pay and benefits package (health, dental, life, disability, vision, 401k with company match, vacation, holidays and sick time).

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(Job ID 1157) Please attach a cover letter and resume.

 

Experienced Multimedia Outside Sales Representative – Acadiana

Looking for an exciting opportunity to learn and grow with a progressive company and market leader that is investing in Lafayette?

The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, is looking for Outside Sales Representative to join its Acadiana Bureau. 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. Must have a positive attitude and be a self-starter.  Have a degree in Advertising, Sales, or related field is preferred.  Knowledge of computers, typing and software (MS Office) and a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 

Compensation: base pay and benefits package (health, dental, life, disability, vision, 401k with company match, vacation, holidays and sick time).

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(Job ID 1155) Please attach a cover letter and resume. 

 

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.

 

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(Job ID 1001)

 

 

 

 

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.