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Canterbury Courier Distributor

By 7 February 2024No Comments

Distributor

We are looking for a personable, organised, confident individual to distribute our new quarterly magazine for Canterbury, the Canterbury Courier.

This freelance, part-time role will commence with the summer 2024 issue, out 16 May 2024.

Key dates in which the distributor will need to be available for work are the weekends of 16 May, 15 August and 21 November 2024.

The fee is based on the number of copies distributed. For 7,000 copies the fee is £350. For every additional 1,000 copies the fee increases by £50.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To collect copies of the new issue at our depot in Pysons Road, Thanet on the day of delivery for delivery to the launch venue and then distribution in the community.
  • To distribute the appropriate number of copies to stockists working from the database and to be available for top-ups over the following weeks as/when required.
  • To update and contribute information, distribution numbers and dates on the database after every distribution round.
  • To communicate regularly with the Distribution Manager and in the Brightside distribution WhatsApp group.
  • To take and upload photographs of the magazine at our stockists and share these with the Brightside team/Whatsapp group for updates on our social media.
  • To liaise with stockists to provide the best POS for the magazines.
  • To find and approach new stockists/advertisers to increase the reach of the magazine (commission-based).

Essential attributes:

  • Lives in Canterbury and knows the city and the surrounding areas well.
  • Available for all proposed publication dates (weekends of 16 May, 15 August and 21 November), plus top-ups as and when required
  • A reliable vehicle and driving license
  • Access to the Internet and the ability to work on spreadsheets in Google Drive
  • An excellent communicator
  • Physically fit and able to carry copies of the magazine around town
  • Comfortable dealing with a range of business owners
  • Driven with a positive attitude and committed approach towards visiting stockists
  • Happy to approach potential stockists
  • Able to prioritise and manage their time effectively and work independently

To apply, please send a cover letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role along with your CV to: emma@brightsidepublishing.com on or before Thursday 29 February 2024.

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 4 March 2024 ready for the initial distribution round for the summer issue scheduled for 16 May 2024.