Amazon Corporate LLC Brand Specialist, Canada Books in Seattle, Washington

Brand Specialist, Canada Books Job ID 583422 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 10/11/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Buying, Planning, & Instock Management Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAmazon Canada's Books team is looking for a bright, customer obsessed, driven, and creative candidate to join our team. The Brand Specialist will engage directly with multiple internal teams to optimize the product line for key manufacturers (vendors) on Amazon.ca. Brand Specialists 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. Brand Specialists 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. Brand Specialist 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 and prioritization ability, and quantitative analysis. Our environment is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, and analytical. Basic Qualifications 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. Preferred Qualifications 3-5 years experience doing one of several roles: management consulting, investment banking analyst / associate, or assistant brand manager role at leading consumer packaged goods company. The ability to quickly learn a varied set of software and database editing tools (including HTML, Excel and SQL) is necessary, and prior experience is a plus. Prior account and/or vendor management experience is preferred. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation