Distribution Lead

The Portland Press Herald seeks a full-time Distribution Lead to work nights in our busy warehouse. This position helps coordinate the work in the Distribution department and is responsible for ensuring newspapers are correctly labeled and organized for distribution.

Our ideal candidate has the following:

– Excellent attention to detail

– Ability to work independently

– Ability to work quickly and shift priorities

– Strong English language skills, including the ability to read, write and count accurately

– Ability to work nights – including mandatory Saturday nights

We Offer:

– Full-Time Position (37.5 hours work week) – $16.62 per hour

– Paid Training

– Full Benefits package – health, dental, vision

– 401 (k) with company match

– Paid time off


Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.

Physical demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

This is a physically demanding job requiring lengthy time standing, bending, stretching, lifting pushing and climbing. Should be able to lift up to 100 lbs. occasionally in a team lift situation, and 35 lbs. regularly.

Maine Trust for Local News is an EEO Employer