The Ventura County Star, Ventura County's leading newspaper and web site, has an opening in Distribution Operations for a District Manager to advance the success of our newspaper, niche products, and web offerings.
The District Manager works under the direction of the Area Manager and maintains an effective independent contractor delivery force required to distribute all products either produced or distributed by the company. No employees report this manager. The candidate must be able to work an evening schedule.
Establishes, reviews, and adjusts route delivery boundaries to maximize service and minimize expenses
Has a thorough understanding of the independent contractor agreements.
Reviews contract performance results in both service and single copy sales to maintain company standards.
Oversees/assists in the distribution of company products to independent contractors
Maintains company established complaint ratio standards.
Responds to customer complaints
Delivers open routes as needed.
Responsible for verification of single copy returns.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma / general education degree (GED)
At least 6 months of related distribution experience and/or training.
Able to manage multiple independent contractor contracts
Effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
Fundamental proficiency with computers and technology, MS proficient
Valid driver's license, good driving record and must possess the company required level of personal auto liability insurance.
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and the ability to talk and hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.
Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions,
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
We offer a competitive compensation package. Additional benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and disability.
The Ventura County Star is part of the E.W. Scripps Company, a diverse 134-year-old media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, local news and information web sites, and licensing and syndication.
Please apply at our careers site at www.scripps.com and select requisition #5907.
E. W. Scripps Company - 2 years ago