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Remote Entry Level Marketing: Digital Merchandising Specialist

Company: W.B. Mason Company Inc.
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewSupports in the management of vendor relationships. You will be a key stakeholder in digital marketing planning and execution within assigned product categories.
Exciting Benefits of a W.B. Mason Career:

  • Hybrid-Remote work environment
  • Company-paid Cell Phone Plan with unlimited text, talk and data; add a family member for only $55/month per line!
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plans with $0 deductible (in-network) for all plans, with various plan designs to meet you and your family's needs
  • Superior Dental / Vision coverage, FSAs, free EAP, Company-paid life insurance, 401(k) and more!
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Assist in developing and maintaining vendor partnerships, including negotiating key agreement terms, helping to develop programs, and owning day-to-day communications
    • Gain a savvy understanding of W.B. Mason's marketing and reporting tools, and best practices
    • Present marketing capabilities to vendors for the purpose of securing marketing support
    • Build vendor marketing plans in line with negotiated program terms, and company initiatives
    • Utilize relevant analytics, category, competitor, and customer data to support plan building, activity execution, and program negotiation
    • Cross-functionally execute all elements of the marketing plans to ensure contract compliance; including, but not limited to: promotional item selection, creative influence, pricing
    • Maintain new merchandise samples; coordinate process for new brand/new product reviews and assist with new item set-up, both from an operational perspective and online content
    • Participate in assortment decision-making with manager and vendors
    • Curate a best-in-class website shopping experience within the web categories assigned
    • Liaison to purchasing, finance, accounting, sales and operations, responsible for ensuring all vendor-related concerns are addressed fully and in a timely manner
    • Assemble vendor purchase data to ensure buying behavior is in-line with budgeted goals
    • Assist with developing presentations to senior leadership
    • Other duties as assigned
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Attention to detail, deadline-driven and goal- and results-oriented
      • Ability to build and maintain productive cross-functional relationships
      • Strong written, problem-solving and decision-making skills
      • Strong business acumen and analytical skills, particularly using data sets to problem solve, with a strong ability to achieve results
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels inside the organization and within the vendor community via phone, email, video conferencing and in-person interactions
        QualificationsEducation and/or Experience
        • Bachelor's degree required
        • 0-2 years prior experience in retail category management, merchandising, buying, planning and allocation, marketing or a related field
        • Exceptional computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
        • Strong grasp of business math
          Minimum QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
          Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, speak and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands/fingers for data entry and filing. The employee must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.
          Equal Opportunity EmployerW.B. Mason Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: W.B. Mason Company Inc., Salt Lake City , Remote Entry Level Marketing: Digital Merchandising Specialist, Advertising , Salt Lake City, Utah

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