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Associate Product Manager
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Tech Data Corporation | Clearwater, FL
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Job Description

Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

* Ensures accuracy and timeliness of all Vendor Partner orders.
* Understands Returns process and guidelines.
* Monitors Returns status daily Manages all promotions ensuring budget availability and correct authorizations.
* Monitors expirations dates.
* Timely set-up and accuracy of new part numbers.
* Assists with the development of marketing strategies in order to drive vendor and customer programs.
* Performs market planning and forecasting in order to identify new opportunities that will increase market share.
* Provides responsive, courteous support to sales, vendor partners and other internal departments.
* Works collaboratively with Purchasing to monitor purchase/pricing strategies for products.
* Works with Marketing Services department to develop promotional programs supported by vendor co-op funding resulting in product line growth and profitability.
* Assists Product Marketing and Marketing Services with the development of marketing strategies in order to drive Vendor Partner and customer programs.
* May manage smaller product lines and is accountable for sales growth and attainment of profit goals.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
* Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
* Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
* Able to be attentive and foster two-way conversation.
* Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
* Able to identify areas of risk/concern in area of responsibility.
* Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
* Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc) at a basic level.
* Able to maintain a positive attitude in the face of criticism, rejection, or failure.
* Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
* Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence.
* Able to provide courteous, timely service when addressing customer questions and concerns.
* Possesses strong data entry skills.
* Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
* Previous Experience (Years & Type): Marketing/purchasing experience not necessarily required due to being an entry-level position in Product Marketing division.

When you help us and join our team you'll get:

The following benefits and programs are designed to assist our employees in meeting their individual and family needs:

* Medical, Dental Vision, Basic & Supplemental Life , ADD
* Work from home possibilities
* Paid Time off
* Tuition Reimbursement
* 401K
* Stock Purchase Plan
* Employee Product Discounts
* Career Growth and Development opportunities!
* And so much more....

Follow us on @TechDataCareers, to learn more about our culture, business, and opportunities with our company!Job Description Overview (Recruiter Use Only) (Text Only):Performs daily administrative management of assigned vendor lines. Develops and builds solid relationships with assigned vendors. Serves as a liaison to Sales and MSO in order to assist with the design of sales and product promotional strategies to enhance line performance.

Join our team to connect the world with the power of technology!

Tech Data is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION: The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

About Tech Data Corporation

Tech Data Corporation (Tech Data) is a distributor of information technology (IT) products, logistics management and other value-added services worldwide. The Company serves more than 125,000 value-added resellers (VARs), direct marketers, retailers and corporate resellers in more than 100 countries throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. It serves two primary geographic markets: the Americas (including North America and Latin America) and Europe. Customers are provided with service through the Company's technical support, electronic commerce tools (including online order entry and electronic data interchange (EDI) services), product integration services, customized shipping documents and financing programs. In May 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of certain assets of Scribona, AB (Scribona), an IT distributor the Nordic region of Europe, with operations in Sweden, Finland and Norway. (Source: 10-K)