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Buyers Edge Platform Manufacturer Growth Specialist in Waltham, Massachusetts

Who are we?

Buyers Edge Platform is a Digital Procurement Network for the foodservice industry. We help operators (restaurants, hotels, casinos, healthcare facilities, etc.) succeed by helping them save money on the products and services they purchase every day. Operator clients take advantage of our contracts with top manufacturers of products ranging from chicken fingers to garbage bags.

We’re an important connection point for the industry – bringing together stakeholders from across the supply chain in order to help all parties succeed. We rely heavily on our proprietary technology to deliver exclusive contracts, supply chain consulting and data services to all of our partners and clients. Our company has grown consistently over 20+ years and is featured annually on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America.

This position can be based near one of our offices in Waltham, MA; New London, CT; Lake Worth, FL and it can also be based remotely. We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization for this role.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for Manufacturer Relations Specialists who will be dedicated to achieving manufacturer growth goals for Platform blanket deals, and that of top manufacturers on the Entegra program.

What you'll be doing with us:

  • You will manage the strategy, goals, and methods for driving compliance activity

  • Implement and execute sales and marketing initiatives with sales teams

  • Act as a liaison between Account/Sales team and Platform Manufacturer Relations team

  • Collaborate with Director of Manufacturer Relations on the Platform Manufacturer Relations team

  • Access and be familiar with all data sources and provide needed information to Platform Manufacturer Relations team and manufacturers when requested

  • Monitor Platform CRM dashboards in Salesforce CRM; Upload and update Manufacturer opportunity records

  • Track and report on all activity via Salesforce, monitor dashboards and update Manufacturer Opportunity records

  • Monitor Tableau Dashboards and troubleshoot negative growth

  • Analyze and manipulate data in Excel files

  • Creatively scope new opportunities

  • Work with Manufacturer Partners on strategic targets and initiatives

  • Present company performance numbers regularly to the President and the VP of Manufacturer Relations

  • Track and meet goals. There is a Bonus Plan related to goals being met!

    Requirements for the role:

  • 2-4 year college degree

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Strong communication, customer relations, presentation skills

  • Ability to adapt to change and shifting priorities

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Tech savvy with solid computer skills, as well as the ability to learn, use, and implement new technologies

  • Interpret results using various techniques

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter

  • Ability to learn and be coached

  • Ability to travel (minimal travel required)

  • Show initiative

    Bonus “nice to have” skills:

  • Restaurant/food service experience

  • Salesforce knowledge preferred

  • Tableau knowledge a bonus

    What’s in this for you?

    Amazing coverages to start. Medical, dental, and vision coverages are just the beginning! We also offer ancillary plans, such as flexible spending accounts for both health and dependent care, critical illness, accident, and voluntary life as well as company paid life and long-term-disability plans! On top of this, we also offer a 401(k) plan with company match.

    Invest in your success. We will provide you with a thorough training and development program, offer competitive compensation.

    Live well = Work well. Relax with our Personal Responsibility Paid Time Off policy where you don’t have to accrue time off in order to take it! We also offer half-day Summer Fridays!

    Buyers Edge Platform welcomes all.

    Buyers Edge Platform is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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