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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.

The Reading League is growing! Have a look at our current opportunities. Questions? Email us at jobs@thereadingleague.org

POSITION OVERVIEW

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.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

Email: jobs@thereadingleague.org

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