Junior Inventory Associate

Description

MediaRadar offers comprehensive advertising analysis for over 4.1 million brands across multiple media platforms including TV, digital, mobile, email, events, social media, and print. Our 2200+ ad tech & media company clients enjoy the unmatched quality and award-winning customer service that helps them identify sales opportunities, create bulletproof pitches, and get the most from every sale.

The job of the Junior Inventory Associate is to help obtain and maintain the quality of data for our print, online, newsletter, Snapchat, and other product offerings. The ideal candidate will be able to manage their own day to day workflows, but also pivot quickly as priorities change while having a great attention to detail. A successful day in this position is securing missing data, inputting new data into our proprietary database, all while hitting turnaround times.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of print and digital media. This includes:
    • Setting up and maintaining print and digital publications in our proprietary database
    • Contacting and maintaining working relationships with publishers regarding subscription problems and missing inventory
    • Managing and responding to internal requests from Sales and Client Services
    • Tracking purchasing records
    • Accruing media kit information for our database
  • Process print media with acceptable turnaround time and quality metrics. This includes:
    • Sorting and distributing mail as requested and making trips to the PO Box
    • Inspecting mail defects and report issues as needed
    • Entering media information into our proprietary information system
    • Identifying and labelling print attributes such as thick paper and scented pages
    • Operating a paper cutting machine to cut and/or unbind print publications and a high-speed scanning machine
    • Troubleshooting and escalating issues related to workflow and equipment, such as electrical cutters and scanners
  • Identify and record ad content on the Snapchat application
  • Assist in the development of continuous improvement projects as requested to improve the department’s efficiency and accuracy
  • Assisting in the execution of strategic work as needed and as requested for special projects
  • Writing and editing process and policy documentation as requested
  • Actively maintain strong stakeholder relationships across the team
Requirements
  • Must be willing to come into an office at least 50% of the time
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to learn technical processes and procedures quickly
  • Must be able to bend, walk, and carry heavy objects (up to 40 lbs)
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft and Google Suite of programs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who is well-organized and analytical
  • Ability to work independently and with groups
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, change-centric environment
  • Excellent prioritization, problem solving, and decision making skills


Nice to Haves (but not required!):

  • Strong Proficiency in Excel
  • A minimum of 1 year related experience or study in database, inventory, or procurement management experience
Benefits

In addition to career progression, training and development, and an excellent work/life balance, future Radarians can expect a great benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays
  • Transit Discounts
  • Summer Fridays

At MediaRadar, employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and develop strong relationships with their peers. While working remotely through the pandemic, we've grown closer and stronger by sharing our new home offices & home office coworkers (both human and animal!), as well as being open and discussing mental wellness and self-care during a challenging time. Employees love to connect with virtual happy hours, themed parties, talent shows and bingo nights. Our engaged Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team meets frequently to create and roll out initiatives, events, and strategies to keep MediaRadar a welcoming and inclusive place. We’ve won Stevie Awards for Client Service and have been named to Mogul’s Best Places for Millennial Women to Work for the past two years.


Check out what it's like to work with our awesome team here: http://muse.cm/1Mt0NCg


Every Radarian comes with a unique set of talents and experiences. Diversity, in all forms, makes us a smarter, more creative and more agile organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you need assistance or an accommodation, you may contact us at HR@mediaradar.com