UncommonGoods Seasonal Purchasing Administrator in Brooklyn, New York
Seasonal Purchasing Administratorat Uncommon Goods(View all jobs)
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.
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.
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.
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:
If you have experience in the above and are interested in joining an outstanding company we welcome you to apply.