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Zone Manager

Location: S. Pasco - New Port Richey, FL
Date Posted: 09-17-2018
The Zone Manager plans, directs, coordinates and manages all Home Delivery Operations activities in designated zone. This senior management position must have comprehensive knowledge of all home delivery operations. The Zone Manager is responsible for overseeing the overall management of the contractual relationships with independent contractors who delivery the Times’ products. The Zone Manager is responsible for oversight of the delivery center facility in order to provide a safe and clean environment. The management responsibility ensures that the zone meets service goals measured as complaints per thousand deliveries. The Zone Manager oversees Field Managers and Assistants who are entrusted with prospecting, selecting, negotiating and orientation of all independent contractors and the approval of all contracts. The Zone Manager ensures that all staffers receive proper training to be successful in a highly productive results orientated team environment. This position oversees the development, implementation and success of achieving the zone’s expense budget and contribution to ensuring the company achieves its financial goals. The Zone Manager facilitates audience development by directing the implementation of marketing and sales initiatives with the staff which communicates the message to independent contractors. Managers in this position exhibit solid interpersonal and problem solving skills in the contractual relationships with staff, independent contractors, and customers. The Zone Manager position will lead it’s staff to conduct themselves with the highest levels of integrity, respect and urgency. The Zone Manager teaches the staff to strive to meet customer expectations by providing special requests (i.e.: tube installation, delivery placement, and excellent product condition). It is understood that Zone Managers or any member (s) of his/her staff may be assigned to multiple distribution centers to lead or assist with day-to-day business operations as business needs dictate. On many occasions it will be necessary for the Zone Manager and/or staff to travel for various business reasons. The Zone Manager must ensure that he and his staff are able to provide his/her own transportation, the appropriate vehicle insurance and a valid Driver’s license along with an acceptable MVR must be provided for business related driving tasks.
Must be able to safely perform all physical requirements including:
Walking, standing, sitting, reaching, stooping, twisting and kneeling.
Lifting newspaper bundles up to 40 lbs and similar physical movements.
Pushing and pulling 4-wheel newspaper carts exceeding 200 lbs.
  • This position in the Operations Division is subject to pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment. 
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