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General IDAHO STATE JOURNAL CIRCULATION DISTRICT MANAGER FULL-TIME POSTION Would like to work in a nice friendly office environment with opportunities to work in the field when the occasion arises? The Idaho State Journal is looking for an ambitious individual with the ability to work and think independently and problem solve. Candidate must be self motivated and have access to a vehicle that can be occasionally used for business purposes. The District Manager is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the newspaper within an assigned area, supervise the newspaper carriers who delivery in that area and help with these duties in conjunction with other employees in the circulation department. The District Manager will be responsible for all newspaper distribution in his/her assigned area. The right candidate will be able to work 35 to 40 hours per week. Mon-Fri 8am - 4:30pm and must be available for early morning distribution problems including Sundays but not Saturdays. Duties Include: + Recruits, contracts, and guides an independent contractor newspaper carrier force to insure quality newspaper delivery service. + Delivers open routes or arranges for the delivery of newspapers when a substitute carrier or contracted newspaper carrier cannot deliver. + Responds to customer complaints and works to resolve complaints quickly and to the satisfaction of the customer. + Performs other newspaper related office tasks within the circulation department. + Generally works 8am – 1pm but must be available early mornings to delivery newspapers if necessary. + Must be available early Sunday mornings if there are carrier distribution problems to solve. Required Skills: + Excellent customer service skills. + Ability to deal with frustrated customers. + Excellent communication skills. + Ability and willingness to work with and fill in for the other positions when needed. + Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel a plus or the ability to learn those programs. + Ability to learn the newspaper software program. + Candidate should be able to lift 30lbs. Successful chosen candidate will have the opportunity to work in a friendly office work environment with a team atmosphere. 25 Hours per week If interested please e-mail your resume to Sue Davis as