Toronto Star

District Service Representative (BB-1857A)

Found in: Talent CA

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Company DescriptionTorstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media organization with a long, proud history in newspapers and a passion for capitalizing on the dynamic world of digital and mobile media. Torstar is energized by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, focused, agile and collaborative Job DescriptionWe are looking for a full time District Service Representative to work from our North York office. The District Service Representative is responsible for ensuring that all distribution products in their assigned geographic area are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner, and that delivery contractors are trained and provided with the necessary tools to complete their job efficiently.QualificationsKEY ACCOUNTABILITIESEnsure that all newspapers, inserts, and other distribution products are delivered in a timely manner. This includes working closely with the carrier force and when necessary could include door to door deliveryRecruit new carriers to ensure that all routes are covered and terminate contracts where appropriate. Maintain sufficient carrier waiting lists or establish new onesMaintain all records concerning carriers and routes including financial records and complaintsAddress customer concerns in a professional and timely manner while ensuring the concerns are resolved and the carriers are aware of the concernsDesign and manage carrier promotions to motivate the carrier forceDrop off supplies to carriers including elastics and carrier bags as requiredAssist the Manager with special projects including official circulation auditsAssist carriers in filling out accident reports and making insurance claimsMaintain accurate and current data to provide to carrier payrollWhen required make appropriate arrangements to ensure down routes receive delivery Design carrier routes and develop mapping of new areas Maintain accurate and current distribution records and total market coverage filesWHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR Completion of Secondary Education or equivalent Superior customer service Ability to develop effective relationships within the team Solid organizational and time management skills Detail oriented and good sense of prioritizing of varied tasks Highly flexible and adaptable; able to react quickly and effectively to urgent requests and changing priorities Sound computer skills and fluent of Microsoft applications Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment Responsible, self-motivated and able to function with minimal supervision Physical activity – walking, lifting up to 60Ibs. Reliable vehicle and valid drivers license requiredAdditional InformationTorstar Group of Companies is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview of your requirements.Job Location

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