Advertising Dispatch Clerk

Compile and dispatch advertising schedules and materials.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Advertising Dispatch Clerks do?

Compiles and dispatches advertising schedule and material to composing room of daily or weekly publication: Reviews advertising order and prepares advertising schedule, listing size of ad, date(s) to appear, and page and position of ad. Searches advertising files and selects mat that corresponds to advertising layout. Dispatches mat, advertising layout and copy, and advertising schedule to composing department. Obtains advertising proofs from composing department and dispatches them to advertising department for proofreading. Maintains files of all advertising material. May proofread and correct advertising proofs. May read advertisement in first edition of publication for errors.

Should I be an Advertising Dispatch Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to Become an
    Advertising Dispatch Clerk

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