District Supervisor - Roseville, CA Area 349
Source Interlink Companies - San Francisco, CA

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Source Interlink Companies, Inc., is a leading, integrated media, publishing, merchandising and logistics company, whose principal businesses are producing content for enthusiast audiences, primarily in the prized male 18 - 34 demographics, and effectively distributing magazine content of all kinds to retail locations in the United States and abroad. Our more than 6,200 team members not only deliver directly to consumers the very best in print and digital magazine content, but they distribute content from other publishers as well. By putting the world's leading periodical distribution network to work for its retail partners, Source provides consumers quick, convenient access to up-to-date information on almost every topic imaginable from publishing's most respected brands. Source generates annual revenue in excess of $1.1 billion through two divisions: a Media Division, which produces premium enthusiast content, and a Sales and Logistics Division, which services publishers and retailers of all sizes, from multi-billion-dollar chains to mom-and-pop grocery stores and independent newsstands.

We are a leading distributor and fulfillment of media products to major retail establishments. Our merchandisers ensure that all media products (magazines, books, CD's, DVD's) are properly stocked in store shelves within an assigned territory. We currently have an opening for an experienced District Supervisor who can lead a team of part-time Merchandisers within that territory.

Job Summary:
Responsible for hiring, training, terminating, covering, scheduling and evaluating of merchandisers to service magazines, books, CD's and DVD's in area retailers
Train and motivate merchandisers to achieve required productivity levels and quality standards
Ensure that all stores are serviced on the scheduled day to the satisfaction of the retailer, the publishers/national distributors and to the company
Ensure magazine, book, CD and DVD products are merchandised according to plan
Represent Source Interlink to store management in order to review service levels, program display placement and layout change proposals
Directly supervise, coordinate and monitor to completion new store installation and remodels
Investigate and troubleshoot distribution problems, store rep problems and merchandising techniques
Interact with Source Interlink Account Executives, Customer Service, Distribution and Marketing departments in order to understand and implement/modify programs, problems and ideas to maximize sell-through
Administration of Source Interlink company policies.
Communicate weekly itinerary to District Manager
Responsible for retrieving personal e-mail and voicemail on a daily basis
Responsible for retrieving ad response lines as needed
Operate the district efficiently, within the established budget
Ensure that all customer service calls are investigated, corrected and responded back to within 24 hours
Manage the district to zero open stores and no payroll overtime
Ensure all on-the-job accidents involving merchandisers are conveyed to Human Resources within 24 hours
Monitor the merchandiser time reporting system (MARS) daily to ensure that merchandisers are reporting their time daily and to review time spent in stores
To set up daily or weekly announcements on voice mail lines for merchandisers and to monitor that function
Map Quest drive time for each merchandiser between stores and maintain
Perform and lead magazine, book and music and video department resets
Perform product returns as directed
Maintain a professional attitude and appearance at store level

Requirements:
Bachelor Degree Preferred; High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.
Previous retail and/or consumer products experience
2+ years computer experience, Windows, Excel and Outlook
Travel required which may include overnight stays
Must be a team player
Must possess strong supervisory skills, as well as excellent organizational, computer and written/verbal skills
Position requires lifting of boxes of up to 20-55 pounds
Requires repetitive reaching, bending
May require pushing/pulling cart or pallet loaded with magazine totes
May require reaching above shoulder
Some mechanical aptitude required
Ability to work well under pressure and able to meet deadlines

Source Interlink Companies is a leading marketing, merchandising, content and fulfillment company of entertainment products, including DVDs, music CDs, magazines, books and related items. The Company's fully integrated businesses include:

Distribution and fulfillment of entertainment products to major retail chains throughout North America and directly to consumers of entertainment products ordered through the Internet
Provider of magazines, events, television shows, radio programming and related Web sites for automobile, marine, equine, outdoor sports, home tech, daytime television and other enthusiast audiences
Import and export of periodicals sold in more than 100 markets worldwide
Coordination of product selection and placement of impulse items sold at checkout counters
Processing and collection of rebate claims as well as management of sales data obtained at the point-of-purchase
Design, manufacture and installation of wire fixtures and displays in major retail chains
Licensing of children's and family-friendly home entertainment products

Source Interlink serves approximately 110,000 retail store locations throughout North America. Supply chain relationships include consumer goods advertisers, subscribers, movie studios, record labels, magazine and newspaper publishers, confectionary companies and manufacturers of general merchandise. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.sourceinterlink.com.
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