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District Manager

Press of Atlantic City-Pleasantville Offc, Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States of America Req #3517
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

JOB SUMMARY:   

The position is responsible for exercising discretion and independent judgment in soliciting independent newspaper carriers, achieving sales and service standards and   improving market penetration through retention of current customers & solicitation of new customers.  This position works closely with all departments in the Circulation Department to ensure accomplishment of sales, service and collections in assigned districts.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

All functions must be performed within established company standards for quality and quantity of work, and other qualification standards such as attendance and rules of conduct; other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Solicit and contract individuals to effectively service, and sell existing and new customers.

 

  • Monitor carrier/distributor results daily and initiate corrective action based on results of carrier/distributor.
  • Ensure all routine route functions, including delivering newspapers, are maintained in the absence of a contractor.
  • Develop objectives; implement programs.  Promote sales and service contests, and ensure all materials are distributed and understood.
  • Conduct annual route audits to verify profitability. 
  • Conduct ongoing communication with customers to verify new orders, reverse cancellations and resolve service complaints.
  • Prepare, submit, and maintain all required reports: i.e. expense reports, weekly planner, etc.
  • Ability to promote and sell the newspaper while increasing market share.
  • Available to work various hours Mon. – Sunday and receive phone calls at various hours of the day.
  • Safely drive to and from various locations in assigned district.
  • Interact positively with customers and contractors.
  • On-site, regular and reliable attendance is required.

     

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic understanding of production operations helpful. A newcomer would require a minimum of six months to become thoroughly familiar with the department's processes and procedures

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

      A reliable vehicle properly registered and insured and a valid New Jersey driver's license is required. 

     

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Press of Atlantic City-Pleasantville Offc, Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States of America