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Marketing Operations Specialist
Apply By May 16, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Apr 17, 2021)

Company Overview

 Zones, Inc. provides premier IT solutions from the data center to the desktop. Through Close collaboration with our customers, Zones provides a full range of IT hardware, software, and services to businesses. With more than 30 years of experience, global supply chain capabilities, and a partner ecosystem of more than 2,000 hardware and software companies, Zones helps customers around the world tackle their most pressing IT challenges. If you enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, are passionate about technology, and want to work at an organization that is growing and investing in its people, Zones is the right place for you! Whether your career is in sales, technology solutions, engineering, operations, or logistics, you will make an impact at Zones and for our customers each day.

Position Overview

As an Operations Specialist, you will need to ensure all assigned duties are completed timely and according to SLA, and provide the Operations Manager updates on all tasks.

 Marketing Operations Specialist team assists Partner Marketing Managers with logging marketing activities, trainings and programs through SharePoint in AX, this enables our Partner Marketing Managers to deliver marketing activities in timely manner which helps generating Marketing Development Funds for Zones. Also, Price Protect selective part numbers and assist selective partners by delivering Point of Sales Reports.

Key Responsibilities

 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Microsoft Office Suite

    • Candidate must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

    • Dynamics AX, SharePoint and CRM are a plus

  • Strong Communication skills

    • Able to communicate professionally and clearly through all communication forums (i.e. MS Teams, email, and phone).

    • Manage escalations in a professional manner

    • Coordinate with multiple groups to execute tasks properly

  • Recurring task management

    • Enter marketing programs/events requests in AX

    • Assist Marketing Managers with attaching Proof of Performance to marketing activities in AX

    • Understanding of Zones Marketing Programs

    • Creating marketing programs templates in AX

    • Managing and updating all relevant SharePoint lists & libraries

    • Content/Permission management of all partner pages on SharePoint

    • Assigning Category Move requests to Product Information Management team to ensure right categories are reflecting in the system for all existing part numbers

    • Perform weekly data refresh for senior management reporting

    • Formatting of spiff reports and sending it to all Category Managers for review

    • Create and send Point of Sales Reports to select partners on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis

    • Price Protect specific part numbers provided by the partners, this helps with enabling additional discounts for Zones

    • Provide weekly Intel VIR sales out report to internal Intel team which helps Zones claim VIR from Intel.

Core Competencies

All team members are required to demonstrate the following attributes:

·        Consistently demonstrate a high level of attention to detail

·        Respond promptly to all requests

·        Identifies challenges and develops solutions for process improvement

·        Shows a willingness to take on new responsibilities

·        Ability to deal with ambiguity and make the right decisions when the answer is unclear

·        Keep a positive attitude to foster a constructive and productive work environment

  • Respectful of Others

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Business or a related field preferred, or equivalent experience

  • 2 years of related experience in sales, business operations, IT, or marketing role

At Zones we’re more than just a company, we’re a collection of people like you! We’re driven, hard-working and love to celebrate our wins as a team. We’re growing fast which means unlimited opportunities to do great work, get recognized, and take your career to the next level!

As a member of the Zones team, your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision coverage, a 401(k) plan with matching provision, life insurance, supplemental benefits, paid time off, product discounts, and much more.

At Zones, we don’t just acknowledge diversity, we make it the foundation of how we conduct business and how we support our employees and communities. Zones is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Corporate Plus member of the Northwest MSDC (Minority Supplier Development Council). We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Come join our team!

Required Skills

Excellent Communication Skills, Brand Activation, B2B Marketing, Marketing Communications, Excellence Management,

Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( Third Shift (Night) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
2 Years