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Online Marketplace Analyst

Online Marketplace Analyst

Job ID 
2017-1231
Job Locations 
US-OK-Oklahoma City
Category 
Other
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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About APMEX

Step into the modern age of the e-commerce world by joining the team at the nation’s leader in Precious Metals. Known for much more than the largest inventory selection, best customer service and dedicated employees, APMEX is a name synonymous with e-commerce, technology and innovation.  The APMEX team is large enough to get the job done but small enough where every employee contributes to our success.  The Precious Metals industry is a specialized investment market and is unlike any other. Deciding to join -our team is an investment in your future!  We just celebrated our 16th year in business with being named the #1 Specialty eRetailer by Internet Retailer Magazine!

 

 

You probably have a lot of options, so why work with us?

 

At APMEX we want to hire like-minded people: those who are motivated to succeed in a startup culture love to think critically and who have fun doing it! Most importantly, you should be passionate about all things customer experience and stay on top of new trends and developments within the eCommerce industry. Free coffee, drinks, snacks, lunches, parking and great co-workers are all included with employment at APMEX!  You’ll be pleasantly surprised by our generous annual and holiday bonus programs.  Did we mention that you’re also immediately vested in our generous 401(k) match?  Click over to our Careers page and check out our Benefits to learn more!

About The Role

 

The Online Marketplaces Analyst is responsible for assisting with the operations of APMEX’s marketplace channels (eBay, Amazon, Walmart, etc.) and contributing positively to the Company’s bottom line. APMEX is one of the largest sellers on many marketplaces and generates hundreds of millions of dollars in annual marketplace revenue.

 

A Day in the life of an Online Marketplace Analyst:

 

Daily Deals

  • Work with the Product Management team, Purchasing team and marketplace contacts to identify products to promote on eBay Daily Deals. Must be able to build relationships with various departments within the company and with external vendors
  • Price deals factoring in market conditions, competitor price points, replacement costs, marketplace fees, shipping costs and operations costs
  • Monitor the Company’s deals and work with the Product Management team and marketplace contacts as needed to make changes to deals
  • Track the competition by documenting key details of deals such as deal price point, deal size and deal performance
  • Inform the Operations team of upcoming deals to ensure that all orders can be shipped in a timely manner

Marketplace inventory

  • Manage marketplace flat files / csv templates. Must be able to manipulate large data sets
  • Add new inventory to marketplaces on a regular basis. Ensure that the Company is first to market on new products

Marketing

  • Drive all marketplace marketing activities, including segmenting customer base, choosing products to promote, and identifying when and how often to send promotional emails
  • Run sponsored product campaigns and promoted listing to bring extra visibility to products

Marketplace storefront maintenance

  • As needed to keep information current, update policies, FAQs, product images and listing page HTML
  • Verify prices are in alignment with current market prices and ensure that the necessary margins and profit goals are met
  • Optimize category taxonomy, structured data and titles

Reporting

  • Report weekly revenue, margins and deal performance to Leadership Team and Product Management team
  • Reconcile marketplace invoices and ensure that the marketplace fees match with what is in the Company’s system

Expansion

  • Evaluate the opportunities of onboarding the Company onto other marketplaces

Qualifications

Experience:

  • 0-2 years of ecommerce experience
  • Experience in dealing with financial reporting, i.e. margin, sales, inventory preferred
  • Experience in buying and selling on eBay, Amazon and/or other marketplaces preferred
  • Experience in retail, financial, or coin industry preferred
  • Experience working in collaborative, cross-functional teams; Thrives in entrepreneurial environments with can-do attitude, ability to adjust quickly to evolving priorities and coordinate multiple projects at once
  • Strong communication skills required: presentation skills, ability to build strong relationships across functions and silos
  • Superior organization skills; Extreme attention to details combined with ability to see the big picture

 

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel preferred