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Operations Coordinator

Lafayette, IN, USA Req #9059
Monday, August 12, 2019

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

Operations Coordinator

Gannett Publishing Services

Lafayette, IN



Job Summary:


Supports the distribution and allocation process of the daily and Sunday Muncie Star and other publications with regards to single copy papers, mainsheets, advance
sections, product samples, delivery supplies and single copy equipment that are
to be delivered by agents or transportation contractors.

Essential Functions and Duties:


  • Supports the distribution and allocation process to agents, contract haulers and
    transportation contractors to ensure the manifested volumes of single copy
    papers, mainsheets, advance section, product samples, delivery supplies and
    single copy equipment are distributed as manifested. This can include the
    actual loading/unloading of distribution carts, pallets, or bundles of
    newspapers on trucks or to agents to supporting on-time distribution
    process. From time to time maybe called on to operate a motorized or
    manual pallet jack.

  • Communicates verified shortages and overages the Logistic Coordinator for follow-up instructions.


  • Completes and submits all load verification reports as required for single copy or home delivery products as required.


  • Notifies manager of any improper behavior by agents or transportation contractors.

  • Special assignments or duties as assigned by the Logistics Coordinator.


  • Helps to maintain the appearance and order of the transportation dock area and single distribution site.


  • Notifies management of the late agents and agent papers waiting to be delivered – in emergencies may be called on to support the single copy zone manager abandon route deliveries.


  • From time to time may be assigned to support or fill in as an operations coordinator at distribution centers to complete necessary daily operations.

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Flexible to work any schedule
  • Solid basic math skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills.
  • Certified motorized pallet jack
  • Dependable transportation is a must and
    a non-restricted Indiana valid driver's license.


Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Lafayette, IN, USA