Vendor Managers utilize a wide range of skills and work across major functional areas such as site merchandising, buying, pricing, inventory management, operations, online marketing, and finance to drive the performance of strategic vendor partners at Amazon. This Vendor Manager will engage directly with multiple internal teams to optimize the product line for key manufacturers on Amazon.ca.
The role will also be required to conceive, create and analyze a wide range of marketing and site merchandising efforts, marketing campaigns, search engine optimization (SEO) efforts, social media and other channels, to grow the vendor’s traffic, brand awareness, customer conversion , and returned on Amazon.ca. This role will autonomously negotiate promotional opportunities for vendors and create comprehensive marketing proposals.
In addition to site merchandising and marketing, this role is responsible for inventory management, forecast generation, new product launches, pricing, and conducting detailed analysis to identify opportunities to drive growth for the vendor and Amazon.ca.
This position offers a unique opportunity to work at the most innovative online retailer and to develop and build strong functional skills in online merchandising/marketing, buying, planning and forecasting, pricing, and business analysis. Vendor Manager roles are in the General Management career path at Amazon and offer opportunity for greater responsibility and advancement into a variety of roles including Merchandising, Vendor Management and Inventory Management.
The ideal candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills, proven multi-tasking ability, and quantitative analysis.
Our environment is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, and analytical.
Key job responsibilities
This role is responsible for managing a brand/vendor on Amazon.ca and driving growth of the business. It includes inventory management, forecast generation, product launches, pricing, and conducting detailed analysis to identify opportunities to drive growth for the vendor and Amazon.ca.
Marketing Activities Would Include
Vendor Managers will also conceive, create and analyze a wide range of marketing campaigns to drive vendor growth, brand awareness, customer conversion and topline revenue on Amazon.ca.
- Create comprehensive marketing proposals
- Search engine optimization (SEO)
- Social Media Campaigns
- Email campaign creation and analytics
- Create and execute promotional strategies
Vendor Manager roles are in the General Management career path at Amazon. This Vendor Manager (SVS- Strategic Vendor Services) role is entry level (L4) within this career path. The general management career path offers the opportunity for advancement into a variety of roles including Marketing/Merchandising, Vendor Management, Product Management and Inventory Management.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Vancouver, BC, CAN
- 1+ years of account management, project or program management or buying experience
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience using Excel and other business analytics tools
- Experience with software and editing tools (including HTML, Excel and SQL)
- Experience in online retail
- Experience using analytical specific tools such as Google Analytics, SQL or HTML
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