Area Manager


Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2019

The Colorado Springs Gazette Circulation department is seeking a full-time Area Manager to oversee the delivery of newspapers to subscribers within a defined geographical area. This position is part of a support system that oversees carriers, ensuring delivery accuracy, observing warehouse activity and physical distribution of newspaper. The Area Manager is responsible for prospecting and contracting independent contractors for delivery services, familiarizing contractors with route locations and enforcing contractual agreements.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. This position requires tenacity, consistency, good judgment, quick decision making and solid interpersonal skills. Must have strong time management skills, including the ability to set priorities and give attention to detail.   


  • Valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle and proof of insurance are required for this position.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with minimal daily supervision and high degree of self-motivation.
  • Ability to problem solve, resolve issues & complaints, demonstrate sound reasoning, exercise judgment and make decisions.
  • Ability to repetitively stoop, bend and walk to distribute newspapers. Will push and pull carts loaded with newspapers and repetitively lift newspaper bundles weighing between 10–50 pounds.
  • Ability to work flexible overnight hours, available at any time as needed to include weekends and holidays.
  • Basic computer skills (Excel and Word).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior newspaper experience in circulation as well as a management background is preferred.
  • Strong leadership ability to lead a mixed workforce of employees and independent contractors spread out across several different markets.

The Colorado Springs Gazette, located in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the leading media company in the front range with a 7-day-a-week publication, along with additional print publications.  We offer great products to our customers and at the same time deliver outstanding customer service to our audience. 

In addition to a workplace that values and respects its employees and customers, we offer a benefits package, which includes vacation, sick and personal time off, health, dental & vision coverage, 401(k) and more.  

To apply:

To apply, send resume to with Area Manager in the subject line.

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