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Field Manager (3rd Shift)
Id 1066
Type Full-time
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Category Newspaper Distribution
Min Starting Salary $32,000. Annual
Draw No
Bonus No
Commission No


This is a Full-time, Salaried Position with benefits.

 The Field Manager is responsible for the overall management of the contractual relationship with the independent contractors who deliver the Times’ products. Field Managers may be assigned to multiple distribution centers for gap coverage of day-to-day business as the need dictates.


  • Supports the zone in meeting service goals measured as complaints per thousand deliveries
  • Provides assistance with prospecting efforts, selecting candidates, and the orientation of independent contractors
  • Responsible for the hiring, oversight and mentoring of staffers including the training, performance management, and skill development of Product Coordinators and Field Service Representatives.
  • Delivers guidance in the development of Field Assistants as well as providing input to the Zone Manager for (F.A.) performance reviews.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, and management of the zone’s expense budget ensuring the company achieves its financial goals
  • Facilitates audience development by administering and communicating marketing and sales initiatives with independent contractors
  • Exhibits solid interpersonal and problem solving skills in the professional relationships with all staff team members, independent contractors, and customers.
  • Works hard to meet customer expectations and special requests (i.e.: tube installations, newspaper placement, and newspaper condition)
  • Conducts him/herself with the highest level of integrity, respect and urgency
  • Delivers newspapers on open delivery areas as required throughout the year.

Schedule Requirements:

  • This is a 3rd shift position.
    • Typically between Midnight and 10 am
  • This position may be assigned tasks that will involve driving a vehicle for business


  • High school diploma or equivalent required and college or management experience preferred.
  • Possess solid interpersonal and problem solving skills in the professional relationships with staff, independent contractors, and customers
  • Plant/warehouse/delivery center environment with possible exposure to noise, dirt and/or heavy machinery or equipment and vehicles.
  • Frequently outdoors or in warehouse environment, exposed to heat, cold, rain, wind and dirt.
  • Performs activities associated with the delivery of newspapers, assembly of product, loading of newspapers into a vehicle, and installation of newspaper delivery tubes.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license
  • Maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must have reliable transportation
  •  Must have auto insurance
  •  Must be able to safely perform all physical requirements including: 
    • Walking, standing, stooping and kneeling, reaching and twisting
    •  Repeatedly pushing and pulling 4-wheel newspaper carts weighing in excess of 200 lbs
    •  Repeatedly lifting newspaper bundles up to 40 lbs and similar physical movements


This position in the Operations Division is subject to pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment.