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District Manager at Hearst Communications Inc. in Albany, New York

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Are you a night owl who wants a well-paid position with benefits? The Times Union is looking for a District Manager to service the many customers of our newspaper and our partners in New York's Capital Region.


What you'll do:



  • Provide excellent service to Times Union, New York Times and other home delivery customers.

  • Manage a team of independent contractor carriers (includes recruiting, contracting and training carriers).

  • Ensure contractors are properly documented.

  • Resolve customer service issues.


Who you are: 



  • A self-starter with high-energy and great communication skills. 

  • Someone who thinks five minutes early is late. MUST be reliable and punctual.

  • A person who wants their workday to start bright & early, so they have the late morning and afternoon to do other things.

  • Proficient with basic Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel; some newspaper experience preferred.

  • Must have reliable vehicle and have an excellent driving record. 

  • You know the streets of Albany and surrounding local communities.


District Managers begin their workday at or about 12:30 AM., weekends included. The work week is generally 37.5 hours per week; two consecutive days off each week, except OT for Holidays, and as needed circumstances. Hours and days are subject to change and may vary as the job warrants; mandatory overtime may be required. Extra pay comes with night and weekend work; two-and-a-half times pay for holidays, and time and a half for OT. Additional benefits include a monthly cell phone stipend, and a $100 quarterly auto-use bonus. Base pay starts at $51,928.50 paid hourly, with potential to grow. 


The Times Union manages home delivery for several newspapers in Eastern New York. This is a union position with benefits including medical and dental coverage; paid vacations, sick leave and personal time; pension; tuition assistance. 


You must list your job history in your application, or attach a resume, in order to be considered. Proof of valid NY Drivers' License and auto insurance required.


The Times Union offers great pay, substantial benefits and the ability to live in a beautiful area of the country. Our commitment to multiculturalism, inclusion and anti-racism is reflected in our content, hiring strategies and culture. We encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


 





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