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Retail Vendor Manager II

Carrollton, TX


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$20.70- $ 24.70 an hour

Start Date:


Would you like to help one of our clients strategic partners drive explosive growth?

They are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, hard-working, analytical and creative candidate to join our strategic vendor support team. You will work directly with a strategic vendor partner to develop their business, acting as a liaison and executing a joint business plan.

This Associate Vendor Manager position offers an exciting introduction to our on-line retail business and a broad training ground for future success. This role will work directly with a strategic vendor partner to grow their business and achieve qualitative and quantitative goals while working with multiple internal teams and management. The Associate Vendor Manager will develop skills and work across all three functional areas (Vendor Management, In-stock and Site Merchandising) to grow and improve their vendor’s success. This role is an ideal start on one of the most supportive, high-functioning teams and will provide a great cross section of roles and responsibilities to the ambitious candidate who is eager to drive a business to success.

The Associate Vendor Manager role will be responsible for the following:
– Acting as the business owner for his or her vendor in their respective categories, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business.
– This entails forecasting, monitoring, understanding and reporting on vendor, along with responsibility for driving strategic projects and promotions to achieve business objectives
– Proactively negotiating costs, promotional opportunities, and other business inputs for the vendor
– Managing Purchase Orders and In-Stock analysis for the strategic vendor
– Scheduling, updating, and producing content’s product detail pages and general pages, including numerous cataloging and editing tasks
– Helping with numerous marketing and email efforts, scheduling product lists, analyzing site promotions performance and making recommendations on marketing plans

Our environment is very fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams and management. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the food industry, and an acute interest in driving the growth and profitability of a strategic vendor partner on the retail platform.

Basic Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree
– 2-4 years of relevant experience
– Proficiency in Excel and data analysis
– Excellent presentation, organization and account management skills

Preferred Qualifications
– Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
– Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
– Strong database and computer skills
– Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
– Experience in process improvement

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $20.70- $ 24.70 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.


About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.


Our eligible talent gets access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through AquentGymnasium

More information on our awesome benefits:!


Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.


Client Description

Want to work for one of the fastest growing and most admired companies in the world?


Founded in 1995 this client of Aquent’s has grown to one of the largest tech companies in the world. Driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that transform the way their customers live their lives and run their businesses. Come join them and work in a place that values innovation, creativity and leadership.