Sourcing and Communications Specialist - 77056

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General Information

Job Posting ID 5319752 Creation Date May 04, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Jul 03, 2018
Job Site Address HOUSTON, Texas 77056 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Position Description
Act as a research expert to source for MBE and corporate referrals.
Develop relationships with analyst of corporate member companies to understand their supplier needs and spending patterns and strategy.
Conduct data management/warehousing of information related to corporate procurement opportunities.
Post and disseminate targeted solicited bid and procurement opportunities weekly.
Develop sourcing plans through collaboration with Director Corporate Services and President.
Investigate and incorporate new sourcing methods and tools to create innovative sourcing approaches.
Assist in the posting of educational opportunities on the MBE Accelerator and P2E2.
Assist the Director of Corporate Services in reviewing correspondence that is sent via Constant Contact.
Maintain appropriate HMSDC databases under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Services.
Manage the Director of Corporate Services scheduling with certified suppliers and corporate members.
Manage matchmaking events; track sourcing opportunities; and follow up with corporate members on direct sourcing needs.
Prepare, update and disseminate HMSDC communications such as Constant Contact, the website and online events calendar.
Responsible for HMSDC E-marketing initiatives such as: updating distribution lists, website and mobile app; creating E-marketing with provided materials; collaborate on the creation and manage the distribution of the Weekly Alert
Collaborate and manage the distribution of event campaigns.
Create and maintain user records including curriculum, training assignments, groups, and access privileges for P2E2.
Manage all e-Learning and formal learning administration by loading learning packages to the LMS, testing functionality, updating content and collaborating with eLearning vendors.
Coordinate and execute Supplier Idol.
Conduct analysis and reporting on eLearning platform.
Third in succession for telephone coverage.
Serve as technology subject matter expert for staff.
Coordinate and manage procurement events.
Participate in procurement events i.e. Procurement Breakfast; Meet the Buyers; Runway to Opportunities.
Serve a liaison support for corporate and MBE committees.
Maintain a pleasant, professional demeanor and appearance at all times. Support HMSDC team of staff, volunteers, Board members and MBE members whenever possible.
Assist in office administrative functions including receiving visitors and assisting them by phone, filing, mailing, copying, faxing, etc.
Comply with the provisions of the HMSDC Employee Handbook.
Other duties as assigned by the President.

Bachelorís degree preferred, but not required.
3-5 years sourcing and/or communications experience preferred.
Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.
Strong interpersonal, motivational and presentation skills.
Excellent customer services.
Team player.
Superior understanding of messaging and framing.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Attention to detail is paramount.
Work well under tight deadlines.
Creative, yet process-oriented.
Motivated self-starter with the ability to take initiative and perform well with minimal supervision.
Able to quickly grasp technical issues and new technology.
Email marketing (Constant Contact) Skills.

High School/GED required.

No years of experience required.

Candidate must pass background check. Convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis; convictions will not necessarily bar a candidate's employment.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $25,000.00 / YR and $35,000.00 / YR
Additional Pay Details Pay depends on experience.
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Public Relations Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)

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Job Closing Date Jul 3, 2018
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