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Part-Time Sales Administrative Support

Location: Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Department: Advertising
Posted: 01-12-2018
Location Name: Lancaster County Weeklies
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Part-time
Shift: varies

Job Summary:

Administrative support for the outside sales representatives.  Also responsible for general customer service and clerical duties related to the day-to-day operation of the newspapers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist outside advertising representatives to order and process ads
  • Organize and oversee group advertising and submit information to the composing & billing depts.
  • Prepare and organize sales materials needed by the outside staff
  • File past copies of the newspapers and special sections for later reference
  • Knowledge and effective use of rate cards
  • Adhere to published deadlines and be prompt with all assignments
  • Knowledge and correct usage of insertion orders and inter-departmental forms
  • Create and prepare clear, specific and accurate advertising layouts (finished and spec)
  • Prompt, fair, decisive and courteous in handling complaints inquiries at instruction of supervisor on behalf of the outside sales staff
  • Effective communication and persuasive skills in oral, written, email and telephonic sales presentations; demonstrate a good command of the language and a working knowledge of technical terms
  • Project a professional, positive and enthusiastic image during the performance of duties
  • Perform other duties and functions as required


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products required.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Previous sales support and customer service background preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Highly organized.


Steinman Communications

8 W. King Street
PO Box 1328
Lancaster, PA 17608-1328