EVENTS - Sr. Warehouse Specialist
USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 250 local media brands.
Our portfolio includes the largest high school sports recognition program in the country, USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, and other celebrated brands including the Official Community’s Choice Awards, American Influencer Awards, Rugged Maniac, Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, Blockbuster Bucket List sweepstakes, Amazing Teachers contest and more. Our events are managed with our proprietary ticketing and registration platform, EnMotive.
The events and promotions that we build inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with highly engaged audiences. We are an industry leader and drive results from coast to coast.
Warehouse Associate, Ventures Endurance
Competitive applicants must be able to multitask, are solutions oriented, and able to work in a high tempo work environment. Strong communication skills are required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·Assist warehouse manager in organizing, planning, and implementing inventory strategies.
·Assist warehouse manager in maintaining accountability of inventory in the warehouse and at events.
·Ensure schedules, tasks and objectives are met by contractors and hourly employees in the warehouse.
·Assist in packing and shipping packages and equipment – whether supplies for events or virtual event fulfillment.
·Assume responsibilities in the absence of the warehouse manager.
·Responsible for receiving shipments, stocking, accurate picking of shipment, packing, and shipping while meeting company standards of safety, quality, and productivity.
·Organize and properly pack boxes in preparation for shipping.
·Loading and unloading truck, and properly storing items in warehouse.
·Safely operate power equipment as needed.
·Unload, break down, and store inbound shipments.
·Perform other warehouse duties as needed.
·Minimum High School Graduate/GED
·Excellent verbal communication, and the ability to convey information clearly and effectively
·Strong leadership abilities and initiative
·Be able to lift 40lbs without assistance
·Be able to travel when required (typically 8-12 events per year)
·Excellent delegator and mediator
·Great interpersonal skills and customer service
·Quick decision-making and problem-solving abilities
·Passionate and enthusiastic for the event industry
·Great work ethic
·Legal right to work in the United States
Qualities required of all Ventures Endurance team members: Ventures Endurance is a growth-oriented organization with successful team members possessing a strong work ethic and the ability to work individually and as a team. Solutions-oriented individuals with a hands-on approach to identifying inefficiencies and cost saving opportunities, while maintaining a quality workplace environment and product. The flexible and cooperative environment lends itself to a tight knit community of employees working together to achieve success.
- Job Family Operations
- Job Function Gannett Publishing Services
- Pay Type Hourly
- Buffalo Grove, IL, USA