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Retail Operations Analyst

About Powerplay Retail:

Powerplay Retail connects the right brands with the right retailers—doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth. At Powerplay Retail we have a combined 250 years of experience connecting the most innovative brands with the most important online and in-store retailers to launch and grow the world’s best brands. Our broad capabilities and Flexible Service Offerings are focused on our partner’s needs and ensure they always get the right expertise and just the right time.

 

We’re real people who love what we do and take pride in our work. We don’t believe in gimmicks or crazy stunts—just in doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth.

 

Powerplay Retail. Where Brands and Retailers Achieve.

 

Job Description:

The Retail Operations Analyst is responsible for supporting the operations and sales initiatives of the company. This position must be proactive and efficient in all duties, utilizing excellent communication and time management skills. Daily client management is needed by a candidate that is extremely organized and has exceptional time management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for daily client management ensuring accuracy of purchase orders, shipping time and compliance reviews.
  • Collaborate with clients and operations teams to create accurate forecasting and inventory management.
  • Management of promotional activity for assigned accounts including implementation, analysis and budget spend.
  • Prepare and analyze business sales results, identifying trends and actionable insights.
  • Communicate daily updates and day to day business needs to internal and external team members.
  • Build strong relationships with retail partners to successfully communicate business needs.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.

 

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Retail Merchandising, Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Retail or related industry.
  • Experience with Retail Link and Commerce Hub preferred.
  • Experience in Wal-Mart.com Supplier Center
  • Experience in eCommerce preferred.
  • Ability to quickly learn internal and external retail partner systems.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Must be able to commute to our corporate office in Mendota Heights, MN.

To Apply, visit: 

powerplayretail.appone.com

eCommerce Business Analyst

About Powerplay Retail:

Powerplay Retail connects the right brands with the right retailers—doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth. At Powerplay Retail we have a combined 250 years of experience connecting the most innovative brands with the most important online and in-store retailers to launch and grow the world’s best brands. Our broad capabilities and Flexible Service Offerings are focused on our partner’s needs and ensure they always get the right expertise and just the right time.

 

We’re real people who love what we do and take pride in our work. We don’t believe in gimmicks or crazy stunts—just in doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth.

 

Powerplay Retail. Where Brands and Retailers Achieve.

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a driven, collaborative, analytical and detailed oriented Business Analyst to join the Powerplay Retail Direct team. Powerplay Direct helps brands and manufacturers of all sizes properly bring their product to market via the Amazon Seller Central channel. We have success helping large brands with an existing presence on Amazon fix what could be a damaged channel due to issues that can arise from not honoring MAP pricing, non-gated third-party sellers, inefficient listings, and inventory supply issues. We have also had success helping small brands establish a presence on Amazon and utilize it as a platform to launch their products into a well-positioned place in otherwise saturated markets.

 

As a Business Analyst, you’ll get the opportunity to operate an ecommerce supply chain, replenish inventory, analyze information, and develop and communicate recommendations to improve inventory flow and replenishment. You will work closely with the sales team, supply chain, finance and marketing to plan and execute the business starting from the manufacturer to the consumer.

 

The Powerplay Direct team is responsible for developing and identifying the right product, working collaboratively with our manufacturers and brands to order and fulfill product, monitor and maintain Amazon listings and reviews, and help develop and drive the business KPI, tools and processes. As a Business Analyst in inventory and operations, you’ll get the opportunity to quickly impact the business and work in a fast-paced startup environment.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Report to operations to manage inventory flow and replenishment operations
  • Partner with key stakeholders to solve problems, write purchase orders, develop inventory forecasts, and execute the replenishment process.
  • Communicate with manufacturers and the internal team in an organized, detailed and efficient manner to ensure clear visibility to production planning and logistics operations. Maintain product in stock in Amazon fulfillment centers.
  • Develop reporting to track fulfillment variances and execution of KPI to build ordering and fulfillment accountability best practices.
  • Analyze business trends and identify opportunities to drive efficiency and process improvement. Balance inventory investment with consumer demand.
  • Prepare sales & inventory reports for internal and external leaders.

 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field and/or 2 years minimum relevant experience preferred
  • Amazon Seller Central experience preferred.
  • Retail operations experience with forecasting and replenishment preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
  • Ability to effectively communicate across both verbal and written platforms.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to commute to our corporate office in Mendota Heights, MN

To Apply, visit:

powerplayretail.appone.com

Digital Marketing Specialist

About Powerplay Retail:

Powerplay Retail connects the right brands with the right retailers—doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth. At Powerplay Retail we have a combined 250 years of experience connecting the most innovative brands with the most important online and in-store retailers to launch and grow the world’s best brands. Our broad capabilities and Flexible Service Offerings are focused on our partner’s needs and ensure they always get the right expertise and just the right time.

 

We’re real people who love what we do and take pride in our work. We don’t believe in gimmicks or crazy stunts—just in doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth.

 

Powerplay Retail. Where Brands and Retailers Achieve.

 

Job Description:

The Digital Marketing Specialist will collaborate with internal and external partners to manage marketing campaigns throughout digital channels. Playing a key role on the Marketing Team, this subject matter expert will be responsible for planning, implementing, optimizing, and analyzing paid search and social media campaigns in addition to other digital strategies supporting multiple brands and Powerplay Retail.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create and execute campaigns across channels including paid search and social.
  • Manage day-to-day duties including campaign setup, tagging, bidding strategies, optimization techniques, budget management, performance monitoring, forecasting and A/B testing.
  • Analyze paid digital metrics to report actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Manage client’s social media strategy including managing their content calendar, identifying new content opportunities, and community management.
  • Manage entire influencer marketing process from identifying and recruiting influencers to approving influencer content.
  • Develop and execute content marketing strategy for partners and owned brands including linking strategy, writing and optimizing blog content and articles.
  • Support corporate marketing activities including, email programs, collaboration with Marketing Director on LinkedIn strategy and execution, and SEO/website maintenance.
  • Support ad hoc marketing requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field required.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in digital marketing including paid social, and search engine marketing (PPC and display) required.
  • Experience owning and driving social and digital campaigns required.
  • Experience with Facebook Business and Ads Manager, Google Ads, Google Analytics, and Search Console required.
  • Experience in eCommerce, Retail or Marketing Agency preferred.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (preferably WordPress), on-site SEO, content marketing, and email platforms like Mail Chimp and Constant Contact, strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress and Shopify preferred.
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
  • Must be able to commute to our corporate office in Mendota Heights, MN.

To Apply, visit:

powerplayretail.appone.com

Account Manager

About Powerplay Retail:

Powerplay Retail connects the right brands with the right retailers—doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth. At Powerplay Retail we have a combined 250 years of experience connecting the most innovative brands with the most important online and in-store retailers to launch and grow the world’s best brands. Our broad capabilities and Flexible Service Offerings are focused on our partner’s needs and ensure they always get the right expertise and just the right time.

 

We’re real people who love what we do and take pride in our work. We don’t believe in gimmicks or crazy stunts—just in doing whatever it takes to slash time-to-market, expand sales channels, and accelerate brand growth.

 

Powerplay Retail. Where Brands and Retailers Achieve.

 

Job Description:

Powerplay is looking for a full-time Account Manager to drive all sales and operations initiatives for our most important direct sales clients. This individual will act as the single point of contact for select key accounts. Do you like working cross-functionally in a fast paced, dynamic environment?  Do you want to be a part of a team that is disrupting an industry?  Are you a fast learner?  A self-starter? Do you like to win?  If you answered yes to all these questions – then we want to speak to you.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Full account management responsibility for high growth recognized brand products
  • Relationship management with all departments and levels in client organizations
  • Monitor sales, inventory, feedback, product lines, and strategically develop keyword ad campaigns to efficiently increase traffic to landing pages
  • Continuously improve brand position and grow sales through enhanced brand content, proactive review monitoring
  • Proactively address customer / product related issues impacting reviews
  • Intimately understand client objectives, the metrics that are the most important to them, and how they measure their performance
  • Proactively identify and solve day-to-day issues impacting customer / partner experience

 

Core Competencies:

  • Strategy development, project management, relationship management, ecommerce skills
  • Professional and articulate communication skills – Will be the face to our clients
  • Strong multitasking skills and adaptability
  • Resiliency and flexibility

 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree and/or 3 years minimum relevant experience preferred
  • Experience at large Retailer, Manufacturer, or Rep Firm, Experience with Amazon preferred
  • Experience with Amazon Seller Central given strong preference
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Must be able to commute to our corporate office in Mendota Heights, MN.

Submit resumes to

careers@powerplayretail.com

Sales Representative

About Powerplay Retail:

Powerplay Retail connects the right brands with the right retailers. Flexible Service Offerings, speed to market, and hard work enable us to respond and evolve brands navigating modern retail environments in-store and online. Powerplay Retail has a long, proven track record of contributing to the success of all types of brands across several different industries and retail partners. Powerplay Retail is a no pretense, no nonsense crew who work hard, play hard, and use their entrepreneurial spirit to get work done at the highest standard to drive results.

Sell in, Sell through, Sell more.

Powerplay Retail.

Where brands and retailers achieve.

 

Job Description:

We’re looking for a determined sales partner with a self-motivated, hungry for business attitude and Retail experience. This individual must have an entrepreneurial mindset and show that they have the means to push themselves to their greatest abilities. The location of the role is somewhat flexible.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing Powerplay Retail’s products and accounts, starting with a deep and comprehensive understanding and following with consumer research to identify how our solutions meet needs
  • Coordinate with the Managing Partner to ensure weekly, monthly, and annual sales quotas are being achieved through the successful implementation of sales and marketing strategies and tactics; performing market research and regular competitor monitoring
  • Generate leads and build relationships by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets
  • Develop and implement account action plan through comprehensive data analysis, and adjust sales techniques based on interactions and results in the field
  • Maintain working relationships with existing clients to ensure exceptional service and identification of potential new sales opportunities

 

Core Competencies/Traits:

  • Resiliency and flexibility
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Proven success rate at levels above quotas
  • Ability to balance persuasion with professionalism
  • Successful and productive while working autonomously

 

Applicant Requirements:

  • BS or BA 4-year degree preferred
  • Experience at large Retailer, Manufacturer, or Sales Marketing Firm
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Ability to travel as needed

To apply, visit:

powerplayretail.appone.com