Distribution Admin Coordinator at Los Angeles Times

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

Join the hundreds of innovators, advocates and team members who are making an impact every day at one of the most iconic media brands in the nation. Whether you love to tell compelling stories or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the San Diego Union-Tribune team is the place to be.

Job Description Summary

The San Diego Union-Tribune is looking for a self-motivated, highly organized and detail focused person to join the Distribution Department as a Distribution Admin Coordinator. The Distribution Admin Coordinator is responsible for creating and submitting weekly financial reports for our vendors. The Distribution Admin Coordinator works closely with the Distribution Manager and Retail Sales Manager to ensure all credits and newspaper returns are processed accurately.

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Create reports, spreadsheets and CDAT’s for home delivery and single copy

  • Delivery escalation and resolution

  • Assist Division Manager and Circulation Sales

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent       

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be able to work closely and collaborate with a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Newspaper experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Prioritizes actions

  • Sense of urgency

  • Clarity of written communication

  • Collaborates

  • Open minded

  • Strives for excellence

Requirements include:

  • Must be able to work under pressure, multitask and produce high quality work in a deadline driven environment.

  • Must be able to utilize computers, software systems and tools.

  • Must have valid driver’s license, be able to drive if necessary and maintain suitable auto insurance coverage.

  • Produces and distribute Circulation/ Distribution reports on a daily basis.

  • Timely submissions of Credit/Debit spreadsheets with supporting documentation.

  • Manages draw for SDUT and various Commercial delivery publications.

  • Monitors Newspaper Distribution website for complaints.

  • Assists Customer Service with HD/SC customer concerns.

  • Communicates effectively with customers, vendors, distributors, managers and co-workers.

  • Flexibility to work early morning and weekend hours as needed.

U-T employees can apply to work entirely from the office or use a hybrid or remote model, working partly or entirely from home.

The Company is a mandatory vaccination employer for COVID-19 and its variants. The Company requires that its employees be fully vaccinated as of their start date. If you require a medical or religious accommodation, we will engage in the interactive process with you. Proof of vaccination will be required prior to start. If we make you an offer and you are not yet vaccinated, we will accommodate a delay in start date.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at the San Diego Union-Tribune!  We look forward to reviewing your application.

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