• Circulation Assistant

High Country News seeks a circulation assistant for customer service, data entry and departmental support. HCN is an award-winning news magazine in Paonia, CO. Strong candidates will have experience meeting the needs of customers and providing accurate, high-volume data entry. This is a part-time, hourly position. For details, go to hcne.ws/circassist. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to christiec@hcn.org. EOE.

Job Description Summary
Serves as clerical staff in the circulation department, assisting primarily with answering phones, entering a high volume of data and maintaining accurate customer and donation records.

Retrieves mail from post office, sorts and delivers to staff. Opens and codes circulation mail.

Assists with entering customer subscription data, reporting and deposits.

Processes high volume of address changes.

Assists with invoicing and fulfilling orders, as needed.

Assists with maintaining in-house, non-subscriber "do-not-mail" list.

Processes donations to the general fund (sorts and codes mail, enters donation data in First Edition, updates donor data as necessary) and deposits checks to the bank. Coordinates with the fundraising department when needed.

Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
Ability to enter data and reconcile accounts accurately. Good organizational skills. Good communication skills (person-to-person, by telephone and by correspondence).

Ability to use database and other software programs efficiently, as well as other standard office equipment.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, staff, the publisher/executive director, subscribers and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED.

Six months clerical experience, or any other combination of education and experience.

The part-time, hourly rate for this position is $15.00. HCN is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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PostedJune 08, 2017