The Reading League, Inc. (TRL) is a nonprofit organization created with a mission to advance the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-aligned reading instruction — it’s also a great place to work.
Reporting to the Vice President – Finance & Administration, the Warehouse Distribution Associate is responsible for all aspects of warehouse distribution functions related to the sale of our TRL merchandise and educational materials. This is currently a part-time position, 2 days a week.
Ability to analyze existing shipping and receiving systems, evaluate and recommend new processes and programs to improve distribution methods
Work with leadership to establish and modify departmental operational methods and procedures
Manage shipping and receiving, including day to day planning and management duties
Oversee the incoming and outgoing shipping activities ensuring accuracy and completeness, meeting customer requirements on packaging & quality
Review shipping notices to determine priorities and methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules
Keep inventory of all merchandise entering and exiting the facility
Update online software with inventory counts and new merchandise
Conduct annual inventory
Maintain inventory quantities and determine reorder points based on usage and estimated shipping time
Process incoming inventory, including unloading and shelving of inventory and performing routine inventory maintenance functions
Handling of orders and returns from customers including checking, verifying, and filling
Keep a clean and safe environment and optimize space
Follow all safety protocols
Prior warehouse experience preferred
High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred
Knowledge of modern warehousing practices & methods
Good communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills that include planning, record keeping and task facilitation
Dynamic and charismatic team player
Ability to envision and convey The Reading League’s mission and embrace our values
Knowledge of Microsoft Suite or Google Workspace programs
Willingness to learn and adapt to an ever-changing environment
Independent and self-starter
Job Location: Syracuse, NY
Some travel may be required. Other job duties as required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to stand for a period of up to 8 hours. Work is performed in a typical warehouse environment.
The Reading League is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is open until filled.
Qualified candidates should send their resumes to:
Hiring Manager The Reading League, Inc. 103 Wyoming Street, Second Floor Syracuse, NY 13204