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UncommonGoods Seasonal Purchasing Administrator in Brooklyn, New York

Seasonal Purchasing Administratorat Uncommon Goods(View all jobs)

Brooklyn, NY

About Us:

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise. Our team consists of friendly, hard-working, big thinking people who have a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Located in Brooklyn, NY, we are also a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

About You:

We are currently seeking someone who is extremely well-organized and detail-oriented to join our team as a Seasonal Purchasing Administrator. This is the first of several openings, and this position is expected to last until January 2021.


  • First point of contact for all of our vendors while placing purchase orders, following up on tracking, invoices, and vendor confirmations.

  • Maintains accurate correspondence and records of vendor communications, including current vendor information regarding cost, availability, reorders, and general product information.

  • Arranges freight with our contracted carriers, including coordinating between the carriers and our vendors as needed.

  • General administrative duties and support, including special projects on an “as needed” basis for the purchasing team.

Bonus Experience:

  • Experience processing or managing Purchase Orders, and experience with freight arrangements or Freight Brokers.

  • Knowledge of Zendesk Ticketing System.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized.

  • Excellent communication skills over the phone, through email and in person.

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects.

  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.

  • Track record for exceeding expectations and striving for excellence.

  • Ability to manage projects, multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think outside the box.

  • Comfort working with Microsoft Excel, including basic formulas, Data Entry, Vlookups and Pivot Tables.

    Seasonal Perks:

  • Competitive hourly rate at $19.00

  • Casual work atmosphere

  • 40% discount on the products we sell

  • Monthly company snacks, lunches, and team events

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

If you have experience in the above and are interested in joining an outstanding company we welcome you to apply.