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Business Analyst & Retail Support Specialist


Posted by Yukon Trading Company on 01/20/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Fitness, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow

Job Categories: Ecommerce Management, Management - Brand, Management - Product -Brand, Operations, Product Analyst

Company Type: RepAgency

State: WA

City: Seattle


Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Contact Name: Kevin Rinderle

Contact Phone: 206-545-0475

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

Yukon Trading Company

Job Title: Business Analyst & Retail Support Specialist

Company Profile: Established in 1983 - Yukon Trading Company is an outdoor sales agency focused on providing best in class sales, service, and support to outdoor brands and retailers in the Pacific Northwest. We pride ourselves on our expert product knowledge and results oriented attitudes. We represent a number of major brands at large multi-door retailers as well as our valued partners at independent specialty lifestyle and outdoor stores. Some of the current brands we work with include Merrell, Chaco, Fjallraven, Leki, Goal Zero, Sherpa Adventure Gear, Fox River, Pistil Designs, Purist, and many other industry leading brands.

Job Description: Will be responsible for diving in and providing strategic insights based off internal and external data provided by key vendor and retail partners. The data provided by this position is crucial for Yukon leadership, brand partners, and national retailers to make informed decisions in a rapidly changing environment. The ability to format large datasets and provide key takeaways is a critical skill for this role.

This employee will also manage all aspects of the vendor relationship for some of our brands selling at Amazon. This may include: negotiations, catalog management, product page updates, and reporting of KPI’s.

Location: Seattle, WA

Experience: 3+ year of industry experience in retail, sales, or related occupation in the outdoor industry.

Skills for Success:

·       BA/BS degree

·       Working knowledge of independent specialty and outdoor retail channels

·       Self-motivated and strong entrepreneurial spirit

·       Strong analytical skill set

·       Computer skills must include high level proficiency in Excel with added consideration for familiarity with Microsoft Power BI or similar data visualization software.

o   Must be comfortable with pivot tables, vlook ups, slicers, conditional formatting, and additional Excel tools.

o   Familiarity with Adobe products (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) considered a bonus.

·       Experience with SPS Software also considered a bonus.

·       Passion for the outdoor industry and participate in outdoor activities

About Yukon Trading Company

Yukon Trading Company is an outdoor rep group based in the Pacific Northwest. We are primarily a sales and marketing solutions agency working independently with manufacturers of quality outdoor products to build successful partnerships with specialty retailers and organizations within our territory. We introduce new and existing products to the marketplace, ensuring success through our efforts in selling, marketing, promotional activities, consumer and retailer events, and educating our retail partners with clinics. We pride ourselves on our expert product knowledge and results oriented attitudes. We maintain lifelong relationships with our brands and accounts through these efforts.