General Manager- Distributech
PRIMEDIA - Charlotte, NC

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DistribuTech, a division of PRIMEDIA, currently has a career opportunity for a General Manager to join our team. DistribuTech has been a trusted resource in providing local community information for more than 20 years. DistribuTech offers the opportunity to place unique marketing materials in the nation’s premier retailers.

The DistribuTech footprint encompasses 10,000 total retail locations in 66 markets nationwide covering 35 states.* In 1986, DistribuTech was established to distribute free publications such as Apartment Guide® throughout the United States. We maintain display rack programs, many of which are on an exclusive basis, with several large national and regional retail chains, including grocery, drug, convenience, video, fitness and other mass merchandise locations. We provide Local Business Advertising, National Advertising, and Free Publication advertising options.

Job Summary:
Responsible for the total management of a profit center including outside sales and new client acquisition, hiring and training distribution personnel, billing and collections, administrative reports, and ensuring quality distribution of all products.

Essential Functions:
Prospect and acquire new advertising clients

Customer service and renewal of current client base

Responsible for hiring, training, managing, and setting goals for the Operational Staff

Responsible for the management of Independent Contractors

Conduct annual reviews and evaluations on staff

Organize, audit and maintain compliance for local retail agreements for community display program

Ensure client contractual agreement(s) are being fulfilled

Additional Responsibilities:
Service, bill and collect accounts for all pocket rental agreements

Supervise and monitor the delivery of all free publications

Verify all delivered quantities of publications to the market

Analyze competitive market distribution

Maintain all company vehicles

Assist with budget preparation for the market

Adhere to budgetary guidelines for the market

Manage all market line item expenses

Prepare monthly and weekly distribution tracking reports

Update and maintain accurate route sheets and store lists

Maintain warehouse to audit standards

Regularly lifts or carries object weighing an average of 35 lbs

Regularly uses tools and warehouse machinery to complete tasks

May perform Independent Contractor’s responsibilities as needed

Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good written and verbal communication skills required

Computer skills (Outlook, Sharepoint, MS Office) preferred

Must be able to physically lift an average of 35 lbs

Qualifications, Training, and Experience:
Two years management and outside sales experience preferred

For Consideration: Qualified applicants should submit resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Please visit us at careers

PRIMEDIA is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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