Tyndale USA

  • Pricing Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Pipersville
    Job ID
    2018-1348
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(9/25/2018 12:07 PM)
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Looking for a position where you can make a difference? Tyndale is growing and hiring an additional Pricing Associate to join the Marketing team and the existing Pricing Specialists. This opportunity is a great chance to expand your knowledge of Pricing and Pricing Strategies. In this role, you will work closely with internal management and the sales teams to ensure Tyndale's pricing models achieve marketing's desired results. Experience and interest in pricing strategies is required.

    Responsibilities

    • Key responsibility: pricing and writing Tyndale’s response to RFQs (Request for Quote), RFPs (Request for Proposal) and RFIs (Request for Information), a critical part of our new business acquisition and client retention strategy. Proposals are submitted to Fortune 1000 companies, state and local governments;
    • Assisting with all aspects of pricing, maintaining pricelists, developing pricing portion of proposal responses, and handling proposal submission (including detailed paperwork);
    • Analyzing pricing specifications, including pricing for program renewals, new product additions to existing programs as well as ongoing review of account profitability;
    • Respond to ad-hoc price requests for items that are outside standard product pricing process flow;
    • Support ongoing database management, including ability to maintain data, ensuring end-user interface is simple and easy to use;
    • Maintaining standard product pricing using sophisticated Excel spreadsheet;
    • Maintain pricelists for distributed and manufactured products, ensuring that they are updated on an as-needed basis;
    • Understanding customer needs and working closely with internal management to ensure capabilities match requirements. Clearly and simply communicating the company’s strengths and expertise in RFP’s and RFI’s;
    • Strong editing skills, attention to detail and organizational skills are necessary for the management of multiple documents, projects, and physical assembly of responses;
    • Ensure brand positioning and messaging is consistent across channels. Must be comfortable working with employees at all levels of the organization, in a fast-paced environment.

     

    The Pricing - Marketing Specialist will have the opportunity to help implement Tyndale’s corporate marketing and branding strategy, including some elements of the following:

    • Develop a solid understanding of competitive product lines and become familiar with competitive pricing strategy;
    • Develop strategies that leverage key company initiatives, striking a balance between customer satisfaction and profitability;
    • Ensure consistency in product pricing across departments and locations;
    • Work closely with forecasting to understand and analyze impact of new product introductions, regulatory changes and market changes, and assess the impact on overall product demand;
    • Work closely with manufacturing, sales, forecasting, and IT to ensure our products are priced competitively in the market.

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree in general business, finance, marketing, or other business-related field;
    • Business analysis skills – with a focus on pricing required;
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet strict deadlines are critical to success in the position;
    • Strong aptitude in Microsoft Excel and Access a core requirement;
    • 1 year in a Pricing/ Business Analyst or similar role preferred;
    • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Exposure to MAS 500 helpful; or ability to learn new systems;
    • Well organized, with ability to multi-task and think outside of the box;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively on a fast-paced team;
    • Ability to prioritize projects, work within short time frames and meet deadlines;
    • Self-starter and ability to work independently.

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