Circulation Representative (NewsVendor Operations)

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

Reporting to the Operations Manager,, this position requires a highly energetic individual to deal with the operations and marketing aspects of newspapers and magazines. You are required to manage a newspaper distribution area. Your main scope of work requires you to manage readers' expectations & service.  In addition, you will have a group of news agents and newsstand outlets under your care. The challenge for you on a daily basis includes conducting field surveys for newspapers on subscription penetration, outlet sales, competitors' activities, market information and intelligence (including traffic surveys), and to identify / source for new sales points. Within your assigned area, you are required to stay abreast with new housing developments and assist the news agents in managing their readers' database.


  • Attend to and solve subscriber complaints.
  • Monitor and ensure improvement in vendors’ delivery performance.
  • Availability and sale of magazines & newspapers at outlets. (A total of 104 vendor's outlets and more than 100 retail C stalls.)
  • Submit the Area Allocation project file within the stipulated time-frame
  • Assist in redemptions and other promotional activities.
  • Develop effective relationships with newspaper vendors and a good understanding of their operations to ensure smooth deliveries.
  • Ensure availability of supplies within area of operation
  • Provide market information and feedback to fulfil market needs
  • Conduct night checks at vendor's drop points and supervise contractor's performance

Job Requirements

  • Diploma holder, preferably with 2 years of relevant working experience
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess own vehicle /  driving licence
  • Experience in retail operations and/or franchise management would be an advantage


Please send applications and referrals to Gilbert Siew, HR Manager, at



  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
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