California Aggie: Distribution Manager (Summer)

Contact Information

Name: Sophie Dewees


You can visit the California Aggie website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $15.50/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 4 hours/week (refer to budget for weeks and hours paid) 

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Sept. 17, 2022


Job Number: 0001-5028-2022

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 9, 2022


The distribution manager is responsible for distributing the weekly print edition of The California Aggie to newsstands on campus and throughout the city on Thursday mornings. The distribution manager is also responsible for tracking the paper’s pickup numbers and brainstorming new and innovative ways to increase distribution and readership.


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  • Lead morning distribution on Thursdays from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Coordinate morning distribution with managing staff and ensure that there is at least one other person to assist with distribution each week.
  • Keep data on traffic at distribution sites and collaborate with the business development manager and editor-in-chief to increase readership and circulation.
  • Develop distribution network throughout campus and in city of Davis.
  • Update editor-in-chief on issues or difficulties as they arise.
  • Attends required manager meetings, including weekly storyboard meetings
  • Table for The Aggie weekly
  • Must complete UC Managing Implicit Bias Series from University of California Learning Center within 2 weeks of being hired or have completed the series in the past year
  • Must successfully complete University Learning Center Course Safe Driver Awareness Training prior to operating a vehicle and           refresher training every 3 years as well as abide by UC Davis Policy and Procedure Manual for Motor Pool Policies Chapter 300, Travel & Transportation Section 30 University Owned.


  • The distribution manager must possess a clean driving record and a valid Class C California Driver License
  • Constructive and quick communication skills
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure and deal with adversity and stress.

Time Commitment:

  • The distribution manager is budgeted for 8 billable hours per week, please see ASUCD Budget for paid weeks. 

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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