Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Las Vegas Optic
  • Las Vegas, NM, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.

Receptionist/Classified & Legal Sales Representative
Las Vegas Optic
Las Vegas, New Mexico

The Las Vegas Optic in Las Vegas, New Mexico, has an opening for a Receptionist/Classified & Legal Sales Representative. This position handles the daily front office phone and walk-in business for the newspaper and sells Personal, Classified and Legal Advertising to customers to satisfy their advertising needs. The Las Vegas Optic, owned by Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC, offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.

The Las Vegas Optic is a mail delivered 3,550 circulation tri-weekly newspaper publishing on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Las Vegas is located approximately 65 miles east of Santa Fe and at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range in the southern Rockies. The newspaper can also be found online at


  • Newspaper or other media advertising sales experience preferred
  • College degree preferred  
  • Strong customer service experience preferred
  • Good practical learning skills
  • Ability to work under considerable amount of pressure meeting deadlines  
  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency.  MSExcel a must.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

 Essential Functions:

  • Greet customers entering the building in a polite and pleasant way while providing excellent customer service with good satisfaction
  • Answer the phone and direct calls
  • Take and distribute messages for employees
  • Accurately process customer payments
  • Drive routes to monitor newspaper racks
  • Listen to customer's needs and advise them on the correct form of advertising
  • Handle inside sales for customers who walk in or call in wanting to place a Personal, Classified or Legal Ad
  • Accurately process Personal, Classified and Legal Advertising to be sure it appears in a timely manner
  • Maintain and service existing Classified and Legal advertising accounts
  • Maintain knowledge of advertising rates, circulation and competing media for print and online product
  • Assist customers with basic ad layout and design
  • Maintain neat and organized records for Personal, Classified and Legal Advertising
  • Cross train in other areas of the business office for back-up purposes

Work Schedule: MondayFriday, 40 hours per week.


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