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Brand Specialist

Brand Specialist

Job ID 
400737
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
14/11/2017
Company 
Amazon UK Services Ltd.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We’re looking for smart, proactive people to help grow our business. As Brand Specialist, you'll work with selected vendors to help drive growth and help deliver a best-in-class customer experience on Amazon.co.uk, while facilitating great business relationships with some of Amazon's top brands.

You’ll be responsible for looking after a brand’s product portfolio, contributing to improvements in the user experience for customers and creating detailed monthly reports on performance. You’ll lead presentations and planning sessions with vendors and act as the main point of contact for them.

You will also provide support to drive category growth through detailed analysis of business inefficiencies and identifying solutions; proposing changes to operational processes; driving a high standard in customer satisfaction; ensuring high-quality product detail pages; and making recommendations for effective marketing campaigns.

To achieve success in this role, you will have strong analytical, relationship management and organisational skills. You will also be comfortable picking up new technologies. You'll be an analytics expert, identifying problem areas and then creating plans to find resolutions, with the ability to pick up new skills quickly. You'll have strong communication skills and a proven track record of building positive working relationships.

Brand Specialists typically work in small teams and report into one of the following functions: online marketing, vendor management or in-stock management. Tasks associated with these functions include:

  • Online marketing: improving product page data, developing marketing and merchandising plans, improving customer experience, helping generating traffic
  • Vendor management: help growing selection of products to sell on Amazon, onboarding new vendors, identifying and resolving issues
  • In-stock management: tracking purchase orders, investigating late deliveries, resolving order rejections, working with vendors on PO automation.

This job is based in the UK.

Basic Qualifications

  • Proven experience using analytical tools (Excel, Google Analytics)
  • Good knowledge of HTML and/or website content management systems
  • Previous experience in marketing, negotiating or supply chain
  • Excellent written English and strong attention to detail
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Previous experience in a related client-facing role
  • Confidence in communicating both internally and externally
  • Demonstrable ability to think on your feet and make smart decisions
  • Planning, prioritisation and time-management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Involvement in matrix organization and/or international environment is valuable
  • Experience in driving cross-functional impact is a plus
  • Familiarity with the retail and/or e-commerce industry is desired

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.