Advertising Obituary Associate

Advertising Obituary Associate



The Columbian Newspaper has a great opportunity to work in our Advertising Division as an Advertising Obituary Associate. This part-time position works Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 3:00pm.


The Advertising Obituary Associate provides a critical communication link between the public and The Columbian.  We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills, who can demonstrate a balance of compassion and professional work ethic to all obituary customers.  Duties include maintaining good relationships with funeral home contacts as well as handling all paid obituaries submitted by both private parties and funeral homes.  Attention to detail and accuracy is critical.  Strong written and oral communications skills are required.  This includes inputting copy, scheduling space, ensuring proper billing occurs and providing exceptional & sensitive customer service to our customers.


You’ll be working with a team of creative and talented people who are not afraid to work hard.  We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package. If this sounds interesting to you, we’d like to hear from you now!  Please send your resume and cover letter (include salary history) stating why you’re the best candidate for this position to The Columbian, Attn: HR PO Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666-0180 or


Pre-employment drug screen is required.