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District Manager

1 week agoMarshfield, WI

Marshfield, WI, USA Req #19738

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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DISTRICT MANAGER
Gannett Publishing Services
Marshfield, WI

The primary role of the District Manager is to administer company policy and manage an independent contractor carrier workforce. This position works part of the time in an office or distribution center and majority of the time within the assigned newspaper district or distribution area. The District Manager may receive work assignments within many areas of the distribution function, which may include home delivery, single copy sales, transportation, customer service, and redelivery operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure the efficient distribution of products through specific assignments involving route restructuring, consolidation, splits, divisions, or other means, designed to maximize volumes while limiting expense exposure.
  • Ensure goodwill between company and independent carrier force and ensure carrier compliance with contract terms, taking appropriate action, under the guidance of the Distribution Manager, when contract terms are violated.
  • Responsible for recruiting for carrier route vacancies, including whether and when to place advertisements in the newspaper or to use other methods for independent contractor recruitment.
  • Responsible for upholding independent contractor performance standards for customer service, and to assure that all products are delivered by the proper time and in the proper condition as called for in the carrier contract.
  • Responsible for ensuring subscriber satisfaction with delivery of all products. Provide recommendations to supervisor for service improvements.
  • R esponsible for investigating and responding to concerns of independent contractor carriers regarding compensation or billing issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring that a current contract with all required documentation is on file for all independent contractors in the assigned district.
Benefits Package:
  • Mileage assistance offered for use of your vehicle
  • Company cell phone and laptop is issued to candidates in this role
  • Benefits include: full coverage for medical, dental and vision
  • 401k
  • 3 weeks' vacation to start (pro-rated for 2021)
  • Flexible scheduling
Reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance required.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals' application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Job ID: utn-19738