Marketing Specialist II

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $66.66 per hour
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Marketing Specialist II

job summary:
Position Description

As a member of the Global Go-to-Market team in Retail for company Hardware, the Channel Operations Coordinator is the central point of contact for all of the regional and country teams and is responsible for managing the forecasting and supply chain of demo units for use in retail on displays and fixtures.

Responsibilities include:

Collaborate with the demand planning, production, and partner marketing teams and create an automated process for forecasting demo units and consolidating those needs for the retail marketing team.

Proactively and regularly communicate to cross-functional teams regarding lead times, COGs, requirements, tracking, and inventory availability.

Raise Purchase Orders with suppliers on behalf of the partner marketing teams and liaise with finance to forecast / plan accurately as needed.

Coordinate with the company Logistics team on global supply chain and shipment of demos across countries, and manage warehouse and logistics portals with 3rd party vendors.

Provide weekly and on-demand inventory reporting on demos to channel and partner teams.

Support the Partner and Retail Activation Teams with third-party vendor management. This relationship includes inventory management and merchandising component shipping requests across channels.

Coordinate with the company procurement and engineering supply chain teams to optimize COGs on demo units and applicable hardware.

Own the process for company Part Number (GPN) creation and maintenance of GPN lists for BOMs (parent and child parts) for the entire global merchandising program.

Develop standardized reporting, dashboards, and BOM lists for demos.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory Bachelor's degree. 3-5 years of related experience. Understanding of and/or background in Retail/Channel Marketing. Ability to operate under pressure and keep a team on track for tight deadlines. Effective cross-functional project management & organizational skills. Sound understanding of operations and supply chain principles. Strong attention to detail and reporting capabilities. Build excellent working relationships to attain goals. Be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative. Effectively communicate and make best use of interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with different types and groups of people.

Desired

PMP Certification.

Experience working for powerful, iconic brands (consumer or B2B) that engage consumers through disruptive marketing.

Experience in hardware manufacturing and/or technology industry.

Campaign measurement: managing analytics and KPI reporting to goals.

Familiarity with company tools (Gmail, Slides, Sheets, etc.).

Familiarity with Net suite and Anaplan or other related financial planning systems.



Coupa CW







Skill Name

Level (1-5, 5 being the highest)

1 2 3 4 5

Years

Mandatory(Yes/No)

Description





Supply Chain

4

4-5 Years

Yes

Experience moving goods from factories to customers and vendors, including logistics and warehousing.











Forecasting

3

0-3 Years

Yes

Ability to work with sales and marketing to forecast needs for products 3-6 months in advance.











Supply Chain & Forecasting



Do you have global supply chain experience?

Yes No

Have you worked with external vendors and OEMs?

Yes No





Do you have experience with forecasting and inventory management?

Yes No





What the largest contract or PO dollar amount that you've managed (if any)?



Retail





Have you ever worked in the retail industry before, whether full time or part time?

Yes No

Do you have any experience or familiarity with retail merchandising?

Yes No





 
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities include:

Collaborate with the demand planning, production, and partner marketing teams and create an automated process for forecasting demo units and consolidating those needs for the retail marketing team.

Proactively and regularly communicate to cross-functional teams regarding lead times, COGs, requirements, tracking, and inventory availability.

Raise Purchase Orders with suppliers on behalf of the partner marketing teams and liaise with finance to forecast / plan accurately as needed.

Coordinate with the company Logistics team on global supply chain and shipment of demos across countries, and manage warehouse and logistics portals with 3rd party vendors.

Provide weekly and on-demand inventory reporting on demos to channel and partner teams.

Support the Partner and Retail Activation Teams with third-party vendor management. This relationship includes inventory management and merchandising component shipping requests across channels.

Coordinate with the company procurement and engineering supply chain teams to optimize COGs on demo units and applicable hardware.

Own the process for company Part Number (GPN) creation and maintenance of GPN lists for BOMs (parent and child parts) for the entire global merchandising program.

Develop standardized reporting, dashboards, and BOM lists for demos.

 
qualifications:
Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory Bachelor's degree. 3-5 years of related experience. Understanding of and/or background in Retail/Channel Marketing. Ability to operate under pressure and keep a team on track for tight deadlines. Effective cross-functional project management & organizational skills. Sound understanding of operations and supply chain principles. Strong attention to detail and reporting capabilities. Build excellent working relationships to attain goals. Be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative. Effectively communicate and make best use of interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with different types and groups of people.

 
skills: Marketing
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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