The Southern Illinoisan is seeking a part-time Field Assistant to assist in the distribution of newspapers to customers and independent contract carriers. This position is responsible for the assurance of quality service by delivery of down routes, address checks, and general assistance in helping operate the distribution center. Maintaining an orderly flow on the dock and timely delivery of newspapers to the distribution center are an essential part of this role. Overnight and weekend hours are required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Delivery of incomplete routes
- Assist in distribution and loading of bundles on the dock
- Train carriers
- Clean and maintain dock area
Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and proof of valid auto insurance.
The Southern Illinoisan is a drug-free employer. A pre-employment background and drug screening will be required.
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.
Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.