Distribution Manager

The Portland Press Herald is seeking a Night Distribution Manager for our busy production department. The Distribution Manager is responsible for the nightly workflow of the department – ensuring a smooth and timely transition of our products from the pressroom to the loading dock. This position typically works Tuesday through Saturday from 4 pm – 12:30 am (or later as needed).

Responsibilities Include:
• Overseeing the nightly workflow of product to ensure deadlines are met and product is delivered on time
• Communication between the pressroom, advertising and circulation departments
• Administer necessary paperwork, including postal forms, worksheets, press orders and driver manifests
• Managing a diverse group of employees – including hiring, scheduling, payroll, and performance management.
• Safety training and onboarding
• Work with the VP of Production to establish work procedures and quality standards

Our Ideal candidate has:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate across multiple departments and levels.
• Keen attention to detail and time management
• Previous Management Experience in a production setting
• Strong people skills and the ability to manage and develop people in a multi-cultural environment
• Basic mechanical knowledge

We offer:
• Health, dental and vision insurance
• Short/long-term disability and life insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• 401k with company match

The Portland Press Herald is a part of MaineToday Media. MaineToday Media is an EEO employer. Please send your resume to [email protected]