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District Manager Assistant

101 Wyndale Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA Req #3533
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The News & Advance is seeking to fill a FT - District Manager Assistant position. This position will assists the distribution team with day-to-day distribution including sales, service, and collections efforts. Backs up dock coordinator with the distribution of newspapers and specialty products on the dock. Assists Lead DM with building and vehicle maintenance.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Customer service, newspaper delivery, and/or related field experience preferred.

  • Required skills include planning and developing strategies, problem solving, evaluating
    and setting priorities, good judgment, good communication skills, good attention to detail, and accuracy.


  • Must be able to work independently and with a team

  • Demonstrates good communication and problem solving skills to correct service issues.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists distribution team with route turnover procedures including working routes, setting up delivery lists, and training of independent contractors.

  • Assist distribution team with day-to-day operation of the distribution of the newspaper.

  • Makes redeliveries to subscribers and reports service concerns to distribution team.

  • Put up new tubes for new customers

  • Assist in single copy operation including draw and return verification, collections, and audits

  • Assist in delivery verification of TMC and other products

  • Runs down routes when needed.

  • Participates in customer retention and sales efforts.

  • Assists in start and stop verification.

  • Assists in resolving independent contractor issues promptly and accurately.

  • Backs up dock coordinator duties that include-

  • Participates in routine building maintenance and vehicle maintenance.

Plus other duties as assigned by management.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 101 Wyndale Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA