Delivery Assistant

Springfield, IL, USA Req #17781
Thursday, August 5, 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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Delivery Assistant
The State Journal-Register
$14.00 per hour 


Gannett Publishing Services, located in Springfield, IL at The State Journal-Register, is recruiting for a part-time, Delivery Assistant for our Newspaper Distribution Center working up to 29 hours per week.  This individual provides general support for a Distribution center performing a variety of tasks and responsibilities within home delivery including delivery of newspapers.


We are looking for individuals willing to work night (3rd shift), with flexibility to work a consistent schedule of 2-5 days per week.

  • Distribution and handling of daily and non-daily products to carriers, haulers, retailers and consumers.
  • Unload and load trucks containing various print publications.
  • Open the Distribution Center and prepare for the independent contractor arrival by printing, preparing, and distributing specified reports and paperwork. 
  • Utilize industry specific software to handle required reporting for center.
  • General housekeeping of distribution center
  • Complete required documentation and reports for center as needed.
  • Assist with delivering newspapers,
  • Respond to and resolve subscriber service issues
  • Maintain and repair news racks throughout the designated distribution area.

Requirements:

Valid driver’s license, satisfactory motor vehicle record, dependable automobile, and liability insurance required. Strong organizational and communication skills required for a fast-paced environment. Good time management skills.  Good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to push and pull carts loaded with newspapers weighing up to 500 pounds with assistance and repetitively lift newspaper bundles weighing up to 25 pounds.

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 Operations
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Springfield, IL, USA