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Administrative & Sales Assistant

The Detroit Lakes Tribune
Detroit Lakes, MN
Depends on Experience

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This position can be full-time or part-time.

Part-time hours could be M-F:  with off around 1 on Fridays
or  9am - 3pm M-F

Full-time hours 8am -5pm M-F


  • Reads and routes incoming mail. Locates and attaches appropriate files to correspondence to be answered by the employer .
  • Answers telephone, makes appointments, gives information to callers or routes calls to appropriate official and places outgoing calls.
  • Greets visitors.
  • Assists advertising sales team.
  • Makes copies of correspondence or other printed matter.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Assist with in-house sales efforts for various projects.


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Exceptional oral and written skills and attentive to detail.
  • Self-motivated and possess good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.

You can send a resume via this job posting, but must also apply online


At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation. We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks: Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include: comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people: Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. FCC currently does not offer employer sponsorship.



The Becker County Record, Lake Area Press and Detroit Lakes Tribune make up an award winning trio of weekly newspapers serving Becker County and the Detroit Lakes, MN trade area. Detroit Lakes Newspapers have twice won the prestigious Mills Trophy from the Minnesota Newspaper Association, which recognizes the outstanding weekly newspaper in the state each year.


45 miles east of Fargo, ND, the Detroit Lakes region includes over 400 lakes within a 20-mile radius. Each year thousands of visitors descend on the region to enjoy ‘life at the lake”. The region also boasts a strong light industry and agricultural base to round out the multi-faceted economy. The community is rapidly becoming a regional shopping destination and is served by a Regional medical center and vocational college. Detroit Lakes is the county seat of Becker County and has a population of slightly over 7400 persons.

Detroit Lakes Newspaper’s have received numerous community awards for support of local initiatives and events.

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511 Washington Ave.
Detroit Lakes

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