Job Purpose: Sourcing and dissemination of current procurement opportunities; seeking information on the long-term supplier needs of corporate members; and managing the distribution of all communications to constituencies is performed under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services.
Job description may include but not limited to: Sourcing: Act as a research expert to source for referrals; Develop relationships with analyst of corporate member companies to understand their needs and spending patterns and strategy; Conduct data management/warehousing of information related to corporate procurement opportunities; Post and disseminate targeted solicited bid and procurement opportunities weekly; Develop sourcing plans through collaboration with Director Corporate Services and President; Investigate and incorporate new sourcing methods and tools to create innovative sourcing approaches; Assist in the posting of educational opportunities; Assist the Director of Corporate Services in reviewing correspondence that is sent via Constant Contact; Maintain appropriate databases under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Services; Manage the Director of Corporate Services scheduling; Manage matchmaking events; track sourcing opportunities; and follow up with corporate members on direct sourcing needs; Prepare, update and disseminate communications such as Constant Contact, the website and online events calendar; Responsible for E-marketing initiatives such as: Updating distribution lists, website and mobile.
Create and maintain user records including curriculum, training assignments, groups, and access privileges; Manage all e-Learning and formal learning administration by loading learning packages to the LMS, testing functionality, updating content and collaborating with eLearning vendors.
Serve as technical subject matter expert for staff; Coordinate and manage procurement events; Serve a liaison support for corporate and MBE committees; Maintain a pleasant, professional demeanor and appearance at all times. Support team of staff, volunteers, Board members and MBE members whenever possible; Assist in office administrative functions including receiving visitors and assisting them by phone, filing, mailing, copying, faxing, etc.; Other duties as assigned by the President.
Bachelors degree preferred; 3-5 years sourcing and/or communications experience preferred; Superior verbal and written communication skills are required; Strong interpersonal, motivational and presentation skills; Excellent customer services; Team player; Superior understanding of messaging and framing; Strong organizational and project management skills; Attention to detail is paramount; Work well under tight deadlines; Creative, yet process-oriented; Motivated self-starter with the ability to take initiative and perform well with minimal supervision; Able to quickly grasp technical issues and new technology; Demonstrate mastery of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word). Email marketing (Constant Contact) Skills.
Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage after 90-day probationary period; retirement plan; vacation and sick leave; paid holidays.