Apply for this position

Procurement Specialist

Endless Events


2 months ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (Anywhere)

Hiring from: Anywhere

Category: All others


What We Value

If you have a vibrant presence, are full of excitement, have an eagerness to learn and grow and big dreams of creating an amazing experience for our customers, then you are the type of person that fits into our culture at Endless! We want people who truly live our core values by being themselves. At Endless, everyone brings a unique element to our company. We are industry-leading, eager, event-driven professionals who have a higher purpose beyond just collecting a paycheck. Still interested?

 

Working At Endless

This is a full-time position working at minimum 40 hours a week. Generally, we work within US hours however, we heavily rely on asynchronous communication as our team is spread across the world. We like to balance our company vision & goals with individual autonomy for you to do your best work possible. Due to the nature of our business within the events industry you may be required to work extended hours, holidays and weekends.

Endless has been a remote-only company since 2015.  We want you to work wherever in the world that makes you happy, inspires you daily and helps you become the person you wish to be (but with a stable internet connection)!  You will work with team members scattered around the world and across time zones to build a better culture and service. Remote at Endless means you are a digital native within the organization and are inherently self-sufficient in problem-solving and digital communication.

 

Job Summary

Procurement Specialist manages all of our vendors and gets pricing from our vendors. This includes creating RFPs for new vendors, getting updated pricing from existing vendors, adding vendors into our systems, etc. Events that we produce primarily include corporate meetings & conferences that are primarily virtual and will expand into hybrid and on-site in the future, ultimately providing the best experience possible. This position is responsible for:

  • Identifying suppliers of goods and services
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers such as price, quality of goods, deadlines, expectations, etc.
  • Liaise with suppliers and project managers regarding updates and details of goods & services
  • Create purchase orders and tally these with supply requests and orders
  • Analyze invoices to ensure accuracy of goods delivered
  • Monitor inventory to ensure the flow of goods remains positive
  • Attend meetings with the legal department to ensure any contractual obligations are favorable to the company
  • Work closely with the operations, marketing, sales, HR and IT teams to understand details of procurement requirements
  • Maintain high net profit margin
  • Create outstanding relationships with all stakeholders
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the industry and market conditions

 

Want to learn more about the job?

As you should know by now, at Endless, we love to learn & grow.  Assuming you are excited about this opportunity and want to learn more about what makes someone successful in this position, we recommend the following resources:

 

Position Requirements

Let's be honest. When going down this list, if you can't whole-heartedly say "that's me!" to all of these, we recommend you look at other positions within the company before applying for this role.

  • Strong fit with the Endless culture and unwavering commitment to customer service and satisfaction
  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years experience in procurement in a company with $6M or more in revenue
  • Previous experience in doing procurement for virtual/hybrid events with $1,000,000 budgets and negotiated a $100,000 vendor contract at a minimum
  • Previous experience in event technology (event production, registration, event apps) and event management (logistics, catering, venues, etc.)
  • Worked in a company that used Xero, Procurify, SAP, Oracle or any procurement software
  • Extremely comfortable with Google Workspace
  • Impeccable negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and rapport building
  • Ability to work independently and remotely with little supervision
  • Fast and reliable internet connection (50+ mbps up/download)
  • Bias towards immediate action and results
  • Flexible to work long hours as demanded by projects
  • Willingness and desire to be part of the foundation of a growing company

 

Brownie Points

If you align with the following list as well, you are an ideal candidate for this role- please apply!

 

Benefits Working At Endless

Working for a rapidly growing, culture-based company allows each employee the freedom to work and provide creative input to help move Endless to the top event company in the world. That alone has been an enticing offer for our staff, allowing each of our members to expand and strengthen their skills and network. Here are just a few more reasons to work at Endless:

  • Full health, dental and vision insurance from United Healthcare & Beam
  • Retirement contribution programs
  • Work anywhere in the world that you wish
  • Flexible working hours (autonomous work with daily check-ins)
  • Unlimited vacation (with minimum vacation requirement) and sick leave
  • Advanced employee engagement and communication tools (Slack, Tandem, Zoom, Lattice, Dialpad, Google Workspace, etc)
  • Travel opportunities to work at our events alongside our talented event staff
  • Opportunities to create thought leadership content such as blogs, videos or podcasts to become an event industry influencer
  • Defined training program for the first 30 days of your employment including 30/60/90 day reviews and quarterly reviews after your first 90 days for continual performance evaluation
  • Opportunities to attend in-person and virtual conferences, workshops, industry accreditation and certifications for personal and professional growth through the company
  • Well documented employee growth tracks that lead to career advancement, compensation advancement and opportunities for professional development
  • Company socials, monthly all-hands town halls, all-company training, breakfast with Will Curran, new-hire buddy programs and many other team engagement initiatives to enhance the remote working culture

 

Learn more about our clients

Being knowledgeable and helpful allows the customer to trust you and provide the ideal service for your event. Want to learn more about our other clients? View our work page on our website.

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place: Anywhere.

Apply for this position

Please mention that you come from Remotive when applying for this job.

Does this job need an edit? 🙈

similar jobs

Remotive can help!

Not sure how to apply properly to this job? Watch our live webinar « 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Looking For A Remote Startup Job (And What To Do Instead) ».

Interested to chat with Remote workers? Join our community!