Circulation Route Manager

Lee Enterprises Inc   Lincoln, NE   Full-time     Delivery / Courier
Posted on January 12, 2023
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$2,000 Hire On BonusThe Lincoln Journal Star, a Lee Enterprises, Inc. publication is seeking a Route Manager to join the team. This critical position works closely with independent contractors and other members of management to ensure the daily, effective, efficient and timely delivery of newspapers and other media, works to resolve problems with contractors, customers and supervisors as well as analyze, design, and implement formation of routes on an on-going basis to meet service criteria in the most cost effective manner. Communication with team members is key!

Are you ready?

Can you solve problems, resolve conflict and are deadline driven? Are you analytical, strategic, and possess excellent customer service skills? Are you able to recruit, screen, select contractors and administer their contracts? Can you meet service deliverables? Are you proficient in MS Office including Excel and Word? If so, this may be the role for you.

Key duties include:
  • Recruit and select independent contractors for paper delivery routes in assigned district
  • Formulate and implement contingency plans for paper delivery if a contractor opening occurs in assigned district
  • Respond to customer requests, inquiries, complaints and service stops
  • Assesses delivery routes and modify as needed to achieve optimum efficiency and timeliness of paper deliveries
  • Work with contractors to ensure delivery service standards
Reliable transportation, current driver's license, auto insurance and a satisfactory motor vehicle record is required.

Why Us?

This position pays a base of $40,000 annually in addition to a monthly bonus based on meeting performance benchmarks. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, STD and life insurance. Our generous time off program includes paid parental leave for new parents. We also offer a 401K with employer contributions and career growth opportunities. We respect diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

If you have the talent, we are looking for, apply at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for Lincoln, NE.