Amazon Canada's Entertainment Media team is looking for a bright, customer obsessed, driven, and creative candidate to join our team. The Vendor Manager will engage directly with multiple internal teams to optimize the product line for key manufacturers (vendors) on Amazon.ca. 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.
Vendor Manager will 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 revenue 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.
BA/BS degree required. 2-4 years experience doing one of several roles: quantitative/financial analysis, retail buying, retail planning & allocation, product/project management, pricing, marketing or e-commerce. This position also requires prior experience with creating presentations.
3-5 years experience doing one of several roles: management consulting, investment banking analyst / associate, and/or Brand Manager role at leading consumer packaged goods company. The ability to quickly learn a varied set of software and editing tools (including HTML, SQL, Excel and Access) is necessary, and prior experience is a plus. Prior experience with presentation, organization, and account/vendor management is preferred.