Product Specialist

CDW - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. The #1 name in Canada for IT services and solutions, we are an innovative Fortune 200 leader driving meaningful technological change for customers in virtually every industry. As a Product Specialist, we’ll look to you to perform critical technology business management functions in support of our growing business and bottom line.

Our Product Specialist roles are an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door and accelerate your career learning from and partnering with some of the most dynamic, strategic and talented professionals working in IT today. A key member of our Product and Partner Management team, you’ll support our Product Managers and Senior Product Managers in the management of their assigned vendor partners, helping to identify, develop and implement creative vendor programs and activities.

What you’ll do

Collaborate with assigned partners to assist them in their business at CDW
Assist in managing vendor engagements and provide information and reporting to partners, along with other ad hoc tasks to drive the partner’s business
Create program contracts, track funding from assigned partner(s), and work with Finance to ensure all Marketing activities are invoiced appropriately
Secure and approve content for the activities the vendor partner has requested
Manage individual partner portal programs such as deal registration
Collaborate with Product Manager or Senior Product Manager on creation and execution of vendor engagements and Marketing programs and activities
Ensure product information accuracy and oversee product information communication

Qualifications

What you need to succeed
Must-have

Bachelor's degree, college diploma or equivalent work experience
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities/projects, meet deadlines, facilitate change and delegate responsibilities
Strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to find solutions while working independently
Excellent analytical and planning skills
Nice-to-have

1+ year(s) of vendor or industry related experience
Solid industry and business knowledge
Who we are
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. A unified team of challenge takers, diverse thinkers and problem solvers, we believe when you enjoy what you do and who you do it with, you do your best work. And that means everyone wins.

Awards and Recognitions

#178 on the Fortune 500 list
#81 in Glassdoor's Best Places to Work
#1 on Channel Daily News’ Top 100 Solution Providers List across Canada
Fortune’s Future 50, an index that evaluates the long-term growth prospects of major public companies
Our Benefits
CDW offers a variety of benefits, perks and development programs that enable coworkers to perform at their best personally and professionally. We understand the importance of work/life harmony and strive to help our coworkers achieve it. Core benefits include:

Comprehensive package: healthcare, dental, vision, paid vacation time and sick days
Coworker stock purchase program
Coworker discounted purchase program
Tuition reimbursement for those wishing to further their education