News Clerk-PT

Lee Enterprises Inc   Lexington, NE   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 2, 2023
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The Lexington Clipper-Herald is seeking a PT detail-oriented and customer-service-oriented team player to join the news team to handle administrative tasks in the office. This position works days approximately 20 hours a week.

This position is responsible to:
  • Greet customers who visit the office and assist as able
  • Answer phone calls from customers, assist/direct as needed
  • ​Monitor and respond to emails for customer or business needs including checking for relevant press releases, news tips, story updates and ideas
  • Type or rewrite press releases for publication.
  • File, enter data, organize office
  • Answer questions about advertising, legal notices, obituaries, classified and celebration ads, and billing and delivery of papers. Connect customers with appropriate company representatives to address advertising and circulation issues.
  • Gather mail from the post office, mail outgoing items, accept delivered packages
  • Other duties as assigned
The successful candidate will have knowledge of Microsoft Word and the ability to learn other software systems. Well-rounded communication skills are required.