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Vendor Marketing Associate 

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Job Summary:  Vendor Marketing Associates at PCM are responsible for managing and developing the vendor relations and execution of marketing programs for their product line. You are responsible for full product marketing campaigns, via the web, catalog, and the sales floor, developing market share trends and business plans.  To that end vendor marketing managers are expected to be advocates and subject matter experts on their products and related technologies.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and reporting category sales trends
  • This position will act as the central tie-in between sales teams, purchasing, and vendors.
  • Determine positioning for products
  • Managing Product Content and descriptions
  • Creating/Developing Catalog based ads for category monthly and web properties
  • Creating/Developing Marketing campaigns to help increase sales floor knowledge and awareness of respective category
  • Evaluate competitive trends and customer needs to determine or modify product strategy
  • Determine the direction of new product launches for respective mfrs to present to management
  • Work closely with sales to assist in closing sales/bid opportunities
  • Develop professional relationships beyond vendors, manufacturers, sales division
  • Proactively collaborate on category strategy with product management and others to create improved results.


Position Requirements



  • Vendor marketing experience or similar background with a technology company preferred with proven performance of maintaining excellent product inventory levels
  • B.S./B.A. degree preferred (Business, Logistics, Purchasing, Marketing preferred)
  • Strong negotiation, communication and organizational skills are a requirement.
  • Familiarity with technology is desired. The ability to foster open, accessible and trusting relationships with staff members.
  • Solid quantitative analysis, organizational behavior and financial analysis skills are very beneficial.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Location El Segundo, CA  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Category Marketing  
About the Organization Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+, 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses.

PCM has a national presence with branch and satellite offices from California to New Jersey.

In addition to selling products, PCM has the capabilities and resources to consult, configure, install, implement and support what we sell. Service offerings include:

• Networking and infrastructure solutions
• Enterprise systems and storage solutions including data migration, replication, disk/tape storage management, SAN, NAS and virtualization
• Integration and configuration solutions
• Monitoring and operations solutions
• Advanced printing solutions
• 24/7 Help Desk
• System refresh and installation solutions
• Staff Augmentation resources
• Recycling & disposal solutions

PCM has received certifications and authorizations from all major manufacturers. From A+ to CCIEs, business analysts to architects, we have the expert staff to advise clients in making best-fit technology decisions.

PCM is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer ' Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran  
Req Number MAR-13-00002  
Internal Approved REQ#  

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