National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
- 1 - Business, finance and administration occupations
- 14 - Administrative and financial support and supply chain logistics occupations
- 143 - Library, correspondence and other clerks
- 1430 - Library, correspondence and other clerks
14301 - Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks
Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks 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.
- 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
- publication clerk
- registration clerk
- registry clerk
- translation clerk
- archives clerk
- press clipper
- press reader
- tests clerk
- Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations (See 11202 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations)
- Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers (See 12012 Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Classified advertising clerks
- Receive customers' orders for classified advertising, write and edit copy, calculate advertising costs and bill customers.
- Write business and government correspondence such as replies to requests for information and assistance, damage claims, credit and billing enquiries and service complaints.
Proofreaders and editorial assistants
- Assist in the preparation of periodicals, advertisements, catalogues, directories and other material for publication
- Verify facts and conduct research
- Read material prior to publication to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or compositional errors.
Readers and press clippers
- Read newspapers, magazines, press releases and other publications to locate and file articles of interest to staff and clients.
- Compile, verify, record and process applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations, requisitions and other forms and documents in accordance with established procedures using processing systems
- Authorize and issue licences, permits, registration papers, reimbursements and other material after requested documents have been processed and approved.
- Completion of secondary school is required.
- Additional courses or a diploma in writing, journalism or a related field may be required.
- Previous clerical or administrative experience may be required.
- Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.