Post Date: 02/07/2019
Close Date: 03/07/2019
Vendor Support Specialist
Portland, OR, USA
The Vendor Support Specialist will support the day to day vendor account management, including invoicing, purchase and sales levels, audit of vendor contracts, promotion analysis, and Vendor project support.
Track and audit of vendor contracts and reports changes, including notifications of changes to stakeholders
Monitor manufacturer purchases and sales to ensure rebate thresholds to maintain levels/reach new levels are met
Ensure plans are in place and executed to spend marketing funds provided by manufacturers
Supporting day to day vendor account management needs (e.g. tracking invoices and programs, emailing vendors regarding invoices/outstanding balances)
Prepare quarterly and as needed business reviews to support vendors and meetings
Drive complete promotional offering including drafting promotion verbiage and proposals and forecasting manufacturer spend
Analyze and report promotion results in order to details trends and results
Document promotions in the market and propose strategy to implement via home delivery
Help prepare presentations, meeting agendas, marketing and marketing kit proposals
Support vendor projects and initiatives
Other duties/projects as assigned
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model VetSource’s Core Value Principles: Do the right thing every time; Treat others the way you want to be treated; Embrace Change; Be innovative; Get it done; Work hard, have fun! Employees will be held accountable for knowledge and effective application of these principles.
Experience and Qualifications:
Previous administrative assistance experience
Proper etiquette and confidentiality using strong communication skills (verbal and written). Includes effective listening and clear and concise communication skills in person, on the phone or via email.
Ability to build and maintain positive relations internally and externally
Integrity and confidentiality
Strong organizational, task and time management skills with strong attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment including the capacity to start and stop projects seamlessly, despite frequent interruptions, while maintaining attention to detail
Work well both individually and in teams
Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others. Includes a friendly can-do attitude and willingness to contribute to any project whether it relates to sales, inventory, returns, customer service, etc.
Good computer skills including the ability to learn how to navigate unfamiliar systems or programs quickly. Ability to use multiple computer programs at once.
Experienced using email, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Power Point.
Data analytics experience
Experience using Google Documents and other shared programs
Environment where dogs are present
Work sitting at a computer for extended periods of time
What We Offer:
Huge company vision and rapid growth opportunities, and teams made of smart, ambitious, and fun colleagues
Dog friendly office, sit-to-stand desks, and free gourmet coffee machine and Avanti market on site
New modern design office located close to restaurants, shopping, and public transportation
Competitive salary and full benefit packages including PTO, medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401K
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.