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Ad Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Receive orders for classified advertising for newspaper or magazine by telephone or in person
  • Talk to customer to define wording dates of publication of classified advertisement
  • Determine word, line, or day rates, using rate schedule and calculates total charge for customer
  • Assign box number for anonymous advertisements
  • Collect payments for advertisements
  • Write order form to customers specification transmits to production personnel for publication
  • Write receipts keeps records of transactions
  • May mark advertising that has expired indicate number of days other advertisements are to continue
  • May record customers request for cancellations or corrections of classified advertisement
  • May solicit orders for classified advertisements over telephone [Telephone Solicitor any industry ]
  • When taking order over telephone, may be designated Telephone Ad Taker print. pub. .

Ad terminal makeup Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate computer terminal and related equipment to transfer typeset display advertising data from perforated tape onto computer tapes for subsequent reproduction as printed matter
  • Secure perforated tape roll on machine reel presses button to feed perforated tape into terminal console
  • Press button to activate video display screen
  • Read work order to define combination of type style, point size, line width, and spacing to be set
  • Push terminal controls and depresses keys to observe arrange elements on screen according to specifications
  • Measure copy margins to verify margin specifications, using ruler
  • Press buttons to transfer typeset copy onto computer tape into computer for storage.

Advertising dispatch Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Compile and dispatches advertising schedule material to composing room of daily or weekly publication
  • Review advertising order and prepares advertising schedule, listing size of ad, date s to appear and page position of ad
  • Search advertising files selects mat that corresponds to advertising layout
  • Dispatch mat, advertising layout copy, and advertising schedule to composing department
  • Obtain advertising proofs from composing department dispatches them to advertising department for proofreading
  • Maintain files of all advertising material
  • May proofread correct advertising proofs
  • May read advertisement in first edition of publication for errors.

Advertising dispatch Clerks Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of Advertising-Dispatch Clerks print. and pub. engaged in compiling and dispatching advertising schedules & materials to composing room of daily or weekly publication maintaining advertising files
  • Confer with advertising and composing-room personnel to organize file customer advertising copy
  • Confer with customers by telephone to discuss copy revisions
  • Review customer advertising files to make sure that information is correct that files are maintained according to company standards
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor clerical Master Title.

Advertising Sales Representative Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sell classified display advertising space for publication
  • Prepare list of prospects from leads in other papers from old accounts
  • Obtain pertinent information concerning prospects past current advertising for use in sales presentation
  • Visit advertisers to point out advantages of own publication and exhibits prepared layouts with mats copy with headings
  • May collect payments due
  • Usually designated by type of advertising sold as Sales Representative, Classified Advertising print. and pub. , Sales Representative, Display Advertising print. pub. .

Advertising Solicitor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sell classified display advertising space for publication
  • Prepare list of prospects from leads in other papers from old accounts
  • Obtain pertinent information concerning prospects past current advertising for use in sales presentation
  • Visit advertisers to point out advantages of own publication and exhibits prepared layouts with mats copy with headings
  • May collect payments due
  • Usually designated by type of advertising sold as Sales Representative, Classified Advertising print. and pub. , Sales Representative, Display Advertising print. pub. .

Advertising space Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Measure and draws outlines of advertising space on dummy newspaper copy and compiles and records identifying data on dummy copy other worksheets used as guides for production workers
  • Compute total inches of advertising news copy for next days edition, using adding machine and reads chart to define required number of newspaper pages
  • Measure & draws outlines of advertisements in sizes specified onto dummy copy sheets, using pencil and ruler and arranging advertisements on each sheet so that competitive ones do not appear on same page balance is attained
  • Record name of advertiser and dimensions of advertisement within ruled outlines and date page number on each sheet
  • Extract data from dummy copy and other sources records onto lineage breakdown sheets production worksheets
  • Deliver dummy copy and lineage breakdown sheets to designated production and administrative personnel for review use.

Artist Color Separation Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sketch cloth designs onto transparent paper for subsequent transfer to printing rollers by photographic process, using drafting tools artists work aids
  • Study customers design to locate one complete repeat of pattern
  • Lays out reference points on design according to location of pattern repeat motifs within repeat, using ruler, dividers and pencil
  • Place design on lighted drafting table, covers design with sheet of transparent paper, and transfers reference points from design to paper
  • Hold paper against design with stylus sketches each color segments of design in pattern repeat on separate sheet of paper, using pen, brush, sponge, opaque, india ink, and watercolors
  • Vary intensity of sketch according to design so that printing rollers will be etched in manner that will produce shades tones of color
  • Correct flaws left in design by artist or designer and alters design to make it practical for printing, employing knowledge of fabrics, colors, and etching printing techniques
  • Assemble sketches into composite sketch compares composite with design to define if parts of design join together to reproduce complete design
  • Route sketches to Photographer, Photoengraving electron
  • comp., print. pub. for transfer to film.

Artist Woodblock Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Carve designs and lettering in wooden blocks or rollers used to print articles, like cloth, greeting cards, and posters following sketch or photograph, using gravers handtools machines
  • Trace or draws design on wooden block or roller, using pencil, ruler, dividers, or pantograph
  • Cuts design in block or roller, using wood-carving & engraving tools power router
  • Round and bevels top edges, smooths sides and base, and cuts sharp angles, ridges, and joints to produce detail in printing and to finish type, using file knife
  • Carve separate block for each color of multicolor pattern
  • May design pattern for use in cloth printing
  • May carve lettering designs freehand
  • May cut bend metal strips to conform to contours of design, using files, pliers, and pincers, and force strips into grooves of block to produce raised printing surface
  • May operate copy camera to produce negative from photograph or drawing of design [Reproduction Technician any industry 976.361-010].

Assembler Printed Products Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble printed products, like cards, programs, menus, wedding business invitations, and calendars, performing any combination of following tasks
  • Assemble folds printed sheets or cards into various shapes or designs
  • Attach seals, lace, sachet bags, ribbon, or other paper or metallic inserts on specified products, using glue, plastic tape, or staples
  • Apply glue to folded edges of product with brush
  • Glue inserts sheets on specified products by machine
  • Examine finished products for defects
  • May trim products to specified size, using trimming machine
  • May insert envelope into fold of card
  • May box and wrap cards other products
  • May be classified according to products assembled and be classified Assembler, Cards and Announcements print. pub.
  • May be classified according to method of assembly and be designated Hand Worker print. pub. .



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