Dispatch Clerk

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Dispatch Clerk

Company : Media24
Location : Johannesburg, Gauteng
Job Type: Permanent
Posted : 26 July 2022
Closing Date : 31 July 2022

Job Description

On the Dot, a subsidiary of Media24, currently requires the services of a Dispatch Clerk

We seek to appoint a dynamic and energetic individual to assume responsibility as a Dispatch Clerk, reporting to the Distribution Coordinator. The position will be based in Caxton Press, Johannesburg

Main purpose of the role:
Responsible for the receipt/issuing of Newspaper supplies and Magazine products. Verifies items against orders/invoices and inspects condition. Accurately records items according to established procedures.
Key responsibilities:

(The primary tasks, functions, and deliverables of the role)

Ensure correct dispatching of parcels, including weighing of parcels, and dispatching of parcels as per standard operating procedures and service level agreements;

Check exception report and provide feedback to the Distributor coordinator

Scan parcels and identify any discrepancies between own information and that of courier company;

Perform reconciliations of stock take;

Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices;

Identify, analyse and report on opportunities for growth, improved efficiencies and achievements;

Ensure effective customer relations management, making changes where appropriate to continually improve customer service, and addressing any escalated or long-standing problems; and

Maintain accurate records of local deliveries.

Skills and competencies:
(The abilities that the individual needs to perform this role effectively)

Attention to detail

Results orientation

Good verbal communication skills

Good written communication skills



Matric or equivalent

Any general work experience in which he/she has shown ability to work quickly and accurately;

Physically fit and able to work in an extreme environment and pick up heavy loads.



Forklift driver’s licence advantageous;

Basic knowledge of relevant software packages and applications.

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups

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