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VACANCY: Distribution Driver Wanted

From 1 January 2012

We need a distribution driver to come and join the team that markets and promoted the Fal River and its partners.

Part Time: Distribution Driver Wanted - Starting from mid-March

We are looking for someone to join our enthusiastic team which markets and promotes the Fal River and its wide range of partners.

The successful applicant will primarily distribute the Fal River Area Guide Book around the river area (including Falmouth, St Mawes, Truro and the Helford).

Manual handling is involved as the guide books arrive on pallets and need to be loaded into the van each day.

Other duties will include distribution of other products and printed material, holders, maps, leaflets.

As well as the core role of distribution we are looking for someone practical who can help put up signage, assist with the business, tow trailers and other general duties.

There is also an element of sales in dealing with our discount vouchers, ticketing systems and Fal Mussel Card agent and affiliate programme.

It is important that the successful applicant is confident in assisting in the selling of our services, and also in managing our current sales systems.

There will be occasional distribution to other parts of the county and South West.
The key characteristics we are looking for are:

  • Reliability
  • Hard working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good local knowledge

Our distribution driver is the face of our business to the many hundreds of accommodation providers, cafes, post offices, TICs and attractions that we distribute to. 

As well as the carrying out the physical distribution we are looking for someone who can talk confidently about our services and business as an “ambassador for the river”
Core Hours:

May & Sept - 4 days a week

Oct - 2 days a week

Nov & Dec - 1 day a week

Jan & Feb - 1 day a week

March & April - 2 days a week

Extra Hours - Expect extra hours before events, bank holidays etc

Wage: £7.50 ph + discretionary bonus

Expect a minimum of 900 hours pa with probability of 1,200 + hrs pa

Must be flexible with hours

Starting from Falmouth

Driving a new Renault Traffic van

Uniform provided

Must have full clean driving licence.

Please send CVs to claire@falriver.co.uk with a covering letter.