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Strategic Sourcing Specialist II

  • Location: San Francisco, 94105
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Specialist II
Openings: 2
Term (Contract Length): 1-year
Location: San Francisco, CA

  • Stakeholder Management: Create solid business partnerships and early engagement with internal business partners in Marketing, Strategic Events, and CEO Office;
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Create solid business partnerships with talent agencies;
  • Organize and lead business reviews with preferred agencies;
  • Own vetting process surrounding new agencies
  • Sourcing: Serve as sourcing expert for assigned area within the Talent category;
  • Negotiate pricing and other business terms with agencies, conduct industry benchmarking, and make recommendations on programs to achieve goals;
  • Comfortable conducting analysis on engagements, agencies, and key terms while maintaining up to date and accurate records;
  • Continuous Improvement: Assist with projects to improve and streamline the sourcing and procurement process for the Talent category. 
Required Skills:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience;
  • 2-4 years of direct experience in procuring and managing speakers and entertainers, or have agency experience; 
  • Experience supporting Marketing and Events departments;
  • Experience within or working with top-tier companies;
Desired Skills:
  • Must demonstrate integrity, professionalism, and appropriate dissemination of sensitive and confidential information;
  • Must make sound decisions and produce accurate and timely results;
  • Must prioritize and organize work in a fast paced multi-task environment;
  • Must possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Must build positive working relationships with multiple levels of employees and management;
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work independently and effectively under pressure;
  • Experience interfacing with legal strongly desired.

If this sounds like a fit for you, apply today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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