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Distribution Assistant

| Posted 26-03-2021

Dunedin (Accounting and Finance)

Allied Press is locally owned media company, proudly publishing the Otago Daily Times, The News – Central Otago, as well as host of other publications and products over the South Island.

We are looking for a Distribution Assistant, capable of juggling multiple tasks in a busy environment. Experienced in handling administrative deadlines while managing customer and circulation enquiries would be a strong advantage and excellent attention to detail and accurate typing skills are required. As this role will handle internal and external communications, excellent customer service skills are essential, as are high professional standards of written and spoken English.

The main purpose of the position is to provide support to the distribution and circulation teams and to maintain effective and efficient systems for delivery of company publications and to work closely with the company’s customers and contractors.

Some of the key accountabilities include:

  • Providing various administration tasks related to all our distribution manual, contracts, timesheets, delivery routes and customer support

  • Working closely with the circulation team, delivery staff, contractors, members of the customer service team, accounts department, and general office duties

  • Familiar with Microsoft word and excel with the ability to learn new software

What we offer:

  • Great team environment and training provided

  • Hours are full-time from 7am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday

  • Enjoy being part of a small, energetic and dedicated team

A copy of the full job description can be found at or by emailing

To apply please email your Letter of Application and CV by Monday 5 April 2021 either via SEEK or to

Please note you must have the right to work in New Zealand to
apply for this role. Allied Press is unable to provide sponsorship or visa support at this time. We are not accepting agency resumes at this time.

Contract – full-time Closing: Apr 05, 2021 Otago / Dunedin Manufacturing, transport & logistics