Retail Vendor Manager (Assistant Buyer)

24 Seven Talent
United StatesWFH / Online
Posted 1 month ago
ContractorRetailno requirements

Retail Vendor Manager(Assistant Buyer)

Our Client:A prominent American multinational technology company that dominates e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.

Duration: 3 months (w/opportunity to extend or convert to permanent)

Pay: $31.90/hr (no flex)

Fully Remotein Pacific Standard Time

Full Time Hours

You will work directly with our client's strategic vendor partner to develop their business, acting as a liaison and executing a joint business plan.

The position offers an exciting introduction to our client's on-line retail business and a broad training ground for future success. This role will work directly with a strategic vendor partner to grow their business and achieve qualitative and quantitative goals while working with multiple internal teams and management. You will develop skills and work across all three functional areas (Vendor Management, In-stock and Site Merchandising) to grow and improve vendor success.


- Acting as the business owner for his or her vendor in their respective categories, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business.

- This entails forecasting, monitoring, understanding and reporting on vendor, along with responsibility for driving strategic projects and promotions to achieve business objectives

- Proactively negotiating costs, promotional opportunities, and other business inputs for the vendor

- Conducting pricing and ROI analysis and making recommendations for initiatives that optimize profit margin

- Managing Purchase Orders and In-Stock analysis for the strategic vendor

- Scheduling, updating, and producing content on our client's product detail pages and general pages, including numerous cataloging and editing tasks

- Helping with numerous marketing and email efforts, scheduling product lists, analyzing site promotions, performance and making recommendations on marketing plans

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree

- 0-2 years of relevant experience

- Proficiency in Excel and data analysis

- Excellent presentation, organization and account management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

- Ability to manage multiple competing priorities

- Strong database and computer skills

- Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

- Experience in process improvement

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