Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0052
Title Assistant Single Copy Manager
Job Type Full Time Regular
Union Unaffiliated
Location North Creek
City Bothell
State WA
Work Schedule Monday–Friday 6am start; some nights & weekends
Description The Seattle Times is seeking an Assistant Single Copy Manager at its North Creek location in Bothell, WA. This position is responsible for the performance of Single Copy sales and distribution of The Seattle Times and multiple Alternate Product publications. Provide input in strategic planning, track and measure sales, ensure excellent customer service and assist with the overall management of Single Copy. Responsible for ensuring the safe, accurate and timely delivery of all products. This role is highly collaborative, working within single copy and throughout the company to support overall circulation growth. Responsible for managing performance excellence of approximately 25 union affiliated employees. Ensure all safety, legal and labor requirements are appropriately handled.

Job Duties:

•Effectively interpret and apply Teamster #763 contracts and policies.

•Champion safe work practices and behaviors.

•Respond immediately to late production or any other emergency situations in order to maintain on-time delivery.

•Assist with the preparation of the operations budget and be accountable for operating within budget.

•Maximize customer satisfaction by providing leadership, direction, training, and development for 40-50 affiliated employees.

•Assist with Hiring, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff as needed. Complete probationary and annual performance reviews for all direct reports.

•Develop and maintain on-going training opportunities for workforce in areas of sales, service, and route management.

•Ensure accurate collections, data entry and draw management for all districts.

•Monitor field operation to help optimize delivery run efficiency, product positioning, point of purchase material distribution, rack condition and potential sales locations.

•Actively participate in the development and application of sales and marketing plans and programs. Actively explore all new sales opportunities.

•Complete all projects assigned by Single Copy Manager by agreed upon deadline.

•Other functions as assigned.

•Three or more years of supervisory experience required and three years or more Single Copy experience preferred.
•Prior management of field supervisors preferred.
•Knowledge of complex labor contracts preferred.
•Experience dealing with diverse work group in a time sensitive environment preferred.
•High school diploma or equivalent required.
•College degree preferred, but not required.
•Management experience may substitute for degree, year for year.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Strong time management skills.
•Ability to work independently.
•Thorough knowledge of Single Copy and distribution logistics.
•Proven people leadership and effective analytical skills.
•Uses judgment to make decisions on discipline, staffing, and problem solving.
Vehicle required.
•Must also, maintain valid Washington State driver's license with insurance minimums of 100/300/100.
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