24 days old

Manager of Direct Marketing Operations

Framingham, MA 01701

Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a **Manager,Marketing Supplier Relationships** for Staples, you will be responsible for the overall partnership
with Staples selected vendor for printing and production of print collateral.
This includes circular, catalog, direct mail and signage. In this role, you
will drive value thru new efficiencies garnered by your partnership with the
vendor for the business units and work supported.

Marketing is a key strategic pillar of growth for
Staples Retail, and this role is critical to accelerating change and
super-charging this high-potential business. Our people are the heart of our success
and we believe in collaboration, curiosity and continuous learning in all that we
think, create and do. We are investing in our people and
our stores, empowering our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a
team that's leading the way in a new era of working and living.

**Vendor & Stakeholder Relations:**

+ This Manager will act as the keyliaison for oversight of the contract, SLAs, and invoicing for the US Retailbusiness.

+ This role will partner with internalStaples vehicle owners, key stakeholders, on-sites and the Agency to provideoversight and processes that ensure projects are on time, on budget and highquality.

+ Additional responsibilities includebut are not limited to managing the quoting process, the USPS relationship, andaccount reconciliation across EPS and UPS.


+ The Manager will be accountable for the financialsof print activities, including aggregating jobs to create efficiencies,developing and tracking estimates, invoice management and reconciliationreporting at the component cost level.

+ In addition, this role will partner with internaltraffic/agency to ensure all art files for jobs are transmitted successfullyand on time.

+ The Manager will help facilitate new and innovativeapproaches to signing, direct mail, catalog, etc. to ensure that newest trends inthe service world are brought to the table for consideration.

+ This role is responsible for driving Monthly, andQuarterly business reviews with print partner and internal stakeholders.

**Get great perks because, you matter.**

+ Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan

+ 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental,vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

+ On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and drycleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office

+ Associate store discount and more perks (discountson mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)


**Essential skills and experience:**

+ 5 years minimum experience in vendorrelationship management

+ Strong and proven financial andanalytic skills.

+ Exceptional project managementskills, with the ability to manage many project projects at different stages simultaneously

+ Must possess a strong understandingof substrates, formfactors/configurations and coating.

**Preferred skills and experience:**

+ 7+ years working in print servicesenvironment, with experience in print production processes, including planning,estimating and working through postage and freight requirements

+ Specific understanding of the leversthat make up a printing job, how they are forecasted, and how to assessopportunities for a more efficient product

+ Ability to build/maintain print runlists based on store specific specifications

+ Experience working on client sideof the print world with an understanding of how to align business strategyand goals to print management strategy.

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2020-08-25 Expires: 2020-09-24

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