Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1452

Clerks in this unit group write correspondence, proofread material for accuracy, compile material for publication, verify, record and process forms and documents, such as applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, and perform other related clerical duties in accordance with established procedures, guidelines and schedules. They are employed by newspapers, periodicals, publishing firms and by establishments throughout the private and public sectors.

Job Duties for Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks

Classified advertising clerks
  • Receive customers' orders for classified advertising, write and edit copy, calculate advertising costs 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.
Regulatory clerks
  • Compile, verify, record and process applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations, requisitions and other forms and documents in accordance with established procedures using processing systems; and authorize and issue licences, permits, registration papers, reimbursements and other material after requested documents have been processed and approved.

Working Conditions for Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks

Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrative Contract Clerk
  • Advertising Assistant
  • Advertising Clerk
  • Advertising Space Measurer
  • Application Clerk
  • Archives Clerk
  • Authorization Clerk
  • Brand Recorder
  • Business Documentalist
  • By-law Clerk
  • Catalogue Compiler
  • Classified Advertising Clerk
  • Clipping Marker
  • Compiler
  • Composing Room Proofreader
  • Construction Permits Clerk
  • Contract Clerk
  • Copy Holder
  • Copyright Clerk
  • Correspondence Clerk
  • Correspondence Review Clerk
  • Customs And Excise Clerk
  • Customs Clerk
  • Directory Clerk
  • Directory Compiler
  • Documentalist
  • Documentation Clerk
  • Editing Clerk
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Editorial Clerk
  • Engineering Clerk
  • Export Documentation Clerk
  • Exports Clerk
  • Fingerprint Clerk
  • Forms Control Clerk
  • Import Clerk
  • Import Documentation Clerk
  • Land Registry Clerk
  • Licence Clerk
  • Mailing List Compiler
  • Manuscript Proofreader
  • Motor Vehicle Bureau Clerk
  • Newspaper Circulation Clerk
  • Passport Clerk
  • Passport Issuer
  • Permit Clerk
  • Photograph Examiner
  • Press Clipper
  • Press Reader
  • Proofreader
  • Proofreader Copy-reader
  • Publication Clerk
  • Publishing Clerk
  • Readers
  • Registrar Clerk
  • Registration Clerk
  • Registry Clerk
  • Tests Clerk
  • Translation Clerk
  • Advertising Clerk
  • Application Clerk
  • Authorization Clerk
  • By-law Clerk
  • Classified Advertising Clerk
  • Contract Clerk
  • Correspondence Clerk
  • Customs Clerk
  • Directory Compiler
  • Documentation Clerk
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Licence Clerk
  • Passport Clerk
  • Proofreader
  • Publication Clerk
  • Readers
  • Registration Clerk
  • Registry Clerk
  • Translation Clerk
  • Archives Clerk
  • Press Clipper
  • Press Reader
  • Tests Clerk
  • Support Clerk
  • Import Analyst
  • Customs Document Analyst