Purchasing/Marketing & Ecommerce Assistant

SB Simpson Group - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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Purchasing/Marketing & Ecommerce Assistant - Maternity Leave Contract (14months) - Supports various areas within the organization with administrative activities including:

  • Assists with implementation and distribution internal/external purchasing/marketing programs
  • Completes sales-related and marketing administrative projects that include running sales/marketing reports and conducting research on industry, services, products and pricing data.
  • Assists with routine Purchasing administrative activities
  • Assists in administering the organization's digital/e-business function
  • Assists with our ecommerce business presence and sales
  • creating & maintaining product content on our site
  • co-ordinating & troubleshooting projects with 3rd party development company to ensure site is in working order and gaining traction
  • creating, administering and measuring of campaigns to promote online sales through promotions, adwords and social media.
  • transactional processing of new web account orders and maintaining our web sales lead list.
  • help to identify and administers recurring processes necessary for e-business
  • help to identify opportunities to improve campaign, content, pricing and customer support performance
  • Miscellaneous Purchasing and Marketing tasks as required.

Reporting and scope of responsibilities:

  • Performs work under general supervision but is accountable for own tasks and time management.
  • Performs several tasks following established processes, but also handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Reports to Director of Purchasing

Skills, Competencies & Experience

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management & time management skills - ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team - Self-motivation and initiative are required characteristics.
  • Research skills - Ability to identify and seek needed information
  • Interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Judgement, Creativity, & Problem-solving
  • Technical expertise is not required but any and all of the following are assets for the position:
  • knowledge or experience with distribution and/or ecommerce
  • experience with graphic design and Adobe
  • website design and development
  • experience or knowledge of General marketing and purchasing principles
  • SEO basic principles, Adwords, Google Analytics

Job Type: Contract