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Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks  (NOC 1452)
North Shore Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Clerks in this unit group write correspondence, proofread material for accuracy, compile material for publication and perform other related clerical duties. They are employed by newspapers, periodicals, publishing firms and by establishments throughout the private and public sectors.

advertising clerk, classified advertising clerk, correspondence clerk, directory compiler, editorial assistant, press clipper, proofreader, publication clerk, reader, translation clerk.

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
  • Classified advertising clerks receive customers' orders for classified advertising, write and edit copy, calculate advertising rates and bill customers.
  • Correspondence clerks write business and government correspondence such as replies to requests for information and assistance, damage claims, credit and billing enquiries and service complaints.
  • Editorial assistants and publication clerks assist in the preparation of periodicals, advertisements, catalogues, directories and other material for publication; proofread material; verify facts and conduct research.
  • Proofreaders read material prior to publication to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or compositional errors within tight deadlines.
  • Readers and press clippers read newspapers, magazines, press releases and other publications to locate and file articles of interest to staff and clients.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Truro, Amherst, Antigonish, New Glasgow, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pictou, Springhill, Stellarton, Trenton, Westville

View a list of Service Canada offices in this area.

Outlook & Prospects for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in North Shore Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in North Shore Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-10-13
Cape Breton Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-10-05
Halifax Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-05-12
North Shore Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-06-07
Southern Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-10-06

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
Please consult the North Shore Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.