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Company: BH Media Group
Location: Tulsa, OK
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Advertising, Media

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

This position provides the primary support for RouteSmart and ARC-GIS systems. This position provides support to the company's newspapers by assisting with building carrier route structure and restructuring while balancing efficiency, time constraints and contractor retention. Provides guidance on carrier rates and provides model route lists.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Work with Circulation staffers using data from DSI to promote route and rate efficiency –

    1. Run sequenced delivery lists for routes without a carrier or with a new carrier

    2. Upload delivery addresses into RouteSmart from a specific geography to ascertain whether or not the structure is efficient, based on number of deliveries, delivery window, delivery deadline, driving speed, delivery times, compactness and adjacencies.

    3. Recommend carrier rates that are within BH guidelines and that will attract and retain carriers at an acceptable level, while also enabling maximum profitably for BH.

  2. Fully support BHMG guidelines; especially those relating to contractor compensation.

  3. Provide superior customer service to all BHMG newspaper operations

  4. Coordinate with other CIS departments, Circulation departments, BHMG IT and others as needed.

  5. Test and Implement system patches and releases.

  6. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

  7. Safely drive to and from various locations.

  8. Limited travel to various BH Media properties to coordinate route and rate project

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Give internal demonstrations on the RouteSmart and carrier rate processes

    2. Assist or lead special projects as needed.

    3. All other duties as assigned.

    DIRECT REPORTS:

    None

    NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Broad knowledge of newspaper distribution operations

    1. Distribution structure and route operations

    2. Circulation information systems

    3. Must be able to extract data pertinent to route and rate efficiency from various CIS Systems and present that data is an understandable report structure

      1. Strong knowledge of DSI

    4. Carrier billing and rate structures

    5. Must read carrier bills and create models to streamline rates

    6. Distribution and delivery practices: DCs – drop locations- delivery deadlines

    7. Must run route calculations in RouteSmart to promote route efficiency

  2. Ability to quickly learn via combination of one time training program, manual and the RouteSmart “Help” system

  1. Extensive expertise in using excel, pivot tables, look up tables
  2. Excellent computer skills to navigate various systems and draw support data from the internet
  3. Excellent map skills both in reading maps, creating maps on RouteSmart and determining delivery
  1. Ability to follow all Company policies and procedures including but not limited to attendance standards

  2. Strong listening and negotiating skills

  3. Excellent organizational and analytical skills

  4. Effective verbal, communication and presentation skills

  5. Demonstrated interpersonal skills

  6. Planning, project management skills

  1. Ability to work under strict deadlines and delivery on time
  2. Accuracy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in newspaper distribution preferred.BH Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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