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Specialist, Vendor Partnerships

Job ID: 14606
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2023

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Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Responsible for ensuring tactics related to vendor income agreements are submitted to the marketing, accounting and finance teams for execution. Through reporting, tracking and analytics, will analyze results to influence decision making into future tactics including web placement, social, e-mail campaigns, PPC, SEC, and other marketing tactics.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Responsible for documenting campaign details during vendor meetings, or collecting and clarifying any campaign details in support of annual vendor agreements, including but not limited to, Co-op and MDF agreements.
  • Communicate frequently with merchant and vendors to confirm details for upcoming tactics, ensuring that tickets are submitted for creative assets within prescribed SLA lead times
  • Track, analyze, and report actuals vs. budget and identifies performance by vendor, by category, by month to ensure vendor income targets are met
  • Validate and approve all vendor deductions during monthly reconciliation process before going to Finance
  • Consultative campaign management and optimization for GC and MF brands
  • Track and analyze campaign performance data to identify new growth opportunities
  • Manage and maintain strong merchants and vendor relationships
  • Additional duties as assigned

Tojoinourband,you'llneedthefollowingexperience:

  • Bachelors Degree (or 4 years of equivalent work experience), preferably in Marketing, Business Management, or related field.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in advertising or marketing or business (in addition to degree or years of previous experience), preferably with experience in social media/community or digital marketing.
  • Familiarity of internet display advertising (Ad Networks, Display Publishers, Ad Serving)
  • Novice knowledge of web site conversion metrics, including eCPM, eCPA
  • Analytical Skills: Able to explore information, data, and reports, and other items in order to identify performance metrics, issues and extract meaningful insights, which can be used to better understand and improve business performance.
  • Business Acumen: ROI-focused and understands how the business works including key business drivers, important company strategies, competition, and financial data impacting the department/organization. Able to make strategic business decisions that support financial targets including budgets.
  • Collaboration: Able to develop cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions which generally benefit all involved parties. Able to build relationships with others by offering help and providing suggestions for improvement.
  • Initiative: Able to identify opportunities & issues and follow through on work activities to capitalize or resolve Able to take positive, innovative action without being requested to do so. Driven to create appropriate solutions in alignment with top line customer requirements and department business goals.
  • Interpersonal Communication: Able to communicate through various means with diverse individuals. Able to interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a clear, concise, positive, and courteous Able to demonstrate respect to others, surroundings, and self.
  • Organizational Skills: Able to utilize time, energy, and resources to manage priorities independently such as projects, stay on track, and achieve goals. Able to establish a systematic course of action to achieve an objective. Able to multitask and pay strong attention to detail in a fast-paced & high-urgency Able to complete tasks thoroughly in a timely manner.
  • Project Management: Able to develop and execute project plans, coordinating groups of individuals to maximize available knowledge and resources, and following through to track progress and ensure timely completion. Able to identify methods for improving existing processes, practices, and procedures. Able to adapt to changing directives and priorities.
  • Technology Skills: Able to navigate and learn new technology systems, equipment, and computer programs needed to fulfill communication, customer service, and business needs

Pay Rate:$29.30- $36.80 / hourly depending on background and experience.

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid jobrelated requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to[email protected].

About Guitar Center

Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

Whyjoinus?

With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music.

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Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid jobrelated requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by sending an email to[email protected].

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