Distribution Assistant

Peoria, IL, USA Req #14950
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Distribution Assistant

The Peoria Journal Star has immediate openings for Part-Time Distribution Assistant in Peoria, Ill. Candidate works closely with distribution staff to maintain an effective independent contractor delivery force to distribute all products either produced or distributed by the company while meeting the department’s delivery and financial objectives. This is a nighttime position usually starting between 10pm – midnight and includes weekends.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Assisting with delivery of newspaper routes
  • Organizing and distributing paperwork
  • Staging newspapers for delivery by independent contractors
  • Ensuring previous delivery issues are addresses and resolved in a timely fashion
  • Communicate and collaborate with management and internal staff

 

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and current insurance
  • Basic computer and mobile technology skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks daily
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

 

ADA REQUIREMENTS

Valid Driver’s License, insurance and reliable vehicle.

Gannett Co., Inc. 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 GateHouse Media
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Peoria, IL, USA