Vendor Specialist

San Bruno, California | Freelance | Job ID #49266 |
Posted Last Month
 

We have a client that is looking for a Vendor Acquisition Manager to develop relationships with new brands and onboard them onto our site, which will make immediate contributions to our rapidly growing business. We are heads-down focused on building and developing and expanding upon the millions of products and brands we offer to our customer’s daily.


The Vendor Acquisition Manager will partner with cross-functional teams to ensure new vendor acquisition is fully brought on-boarded at best in class speed. He/she will assess new vendor opportunities (through research and attending trade shows), manage the onboarding process of all new brands and serve as the primary contact point for all new brand communication. Vendor Acquisition Manager will also serve as a critical customer and category advocate, serving on cross-functional teams tasked with driving initiatives and process change to continually improve the on boarding process.

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and highly entrepreneurial, with a passion for chasing impactful business opportunities. He/she should have demonstrated the ability to influence at higher levels of an organization, coupled with a broad track record of successful acquisitions. The Vendor Acquisition Manager will have outstanding attention to detail, and the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task to focus on activities that have the most impact. The successful candidate will also be an effective communicator, whose intellectually curiosity drives new ideas, innovation, and process improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of vendor management/acquisitions and/or sales experience is required
  • Experience leveraging Excel (including Pivot tables, formulas, and charts) and other software tools to analyze a business
  • Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience utilizing Excel, databases and computer tools to process data.
  • A proven track record in taking ownership of projects, motivating cross-functional partners, and managing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects including work prioritization.
  • Ability to coordinate projects across various groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative and team-focused.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Wholesale and retail experience preferred.

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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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