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 Flex Internship - Independence, Missouri, United States

Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Manufacturing
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: uUekXiceXksIn3ChnQtehR711MoqzB / Latpro-3766529 
Date posted: Dec-22-2020
State, Zip: Missouri, 64056


Req #12494

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policyto understand our privacy policy.

We are in search of talented college graduates looking for an enriching paid internship or those in between career paths and looking for work/home balance. Come join a global digital media company of more than 100 media properties across the country.As an Flex Intern - Classified Sales temporary representative program participant, you will develop, integrate and apply skill sets and experiences in support of our overall Gannett Classified Sales Channel Department structure. The purpose of the internship experience is to provide opportunities where college (undergrad and grad) students can develop, grow and become the next generation of talent for the Network as well as bridge your work experience in between career paths. As part of one of our team, you will work on meaningful and impactful projects, as well as enjoy peer-to-peer engagement while working on activities that promote professional development supplemental to the job.

We are dedicated to helping our clients grow based on their unique needs. When they win, we win!

As a Marketing Solutions, Classified Intern, you will:

  • Process transactions and respond to inquiries in a responsive, timely and accurate manner.
  • Effectively prioritize tasks in a deadline driven environment.
  • Order entry of Classified AdsObits, Legals, Classified ads, etc.
  • For some positions, you may handle a high volume of calls/emails from multiple states for customers placing advertisements, such as: rummage sale ads, pets for sale ads, milestone announcements, etc.
    • Create advertisements using unique identifiers to draw attention to the ads for the customer.
    • Maintain an excellent understanding of the package offerings for each advertising segment.
    • Assist with billing questions.
    • Maintain existing accounts by calling customers back after the ads have finished running.

What you bring to the table:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 - 3 months related experience and/or training in a customer service environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Typing speed of at least 50 wpm.
  • Have the ability to consistently maintain a positive attitude when dealing with both internal and external customers.
  • Desire to learn and understand both the print and online advertising industry.
  • Provide outstanding customer service with persuasive conversations.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Must be flexible and a team player
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Other details
  • Job Family GateHouse Media
  • Pay Type Hourly

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