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Coordinator, Vendor Information Job

DATE: Jun 6, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 86985 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Marketing 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


Job title:  Coordinator, Vendor Information 

General Summary: The Vendor Information Coordinator works on daily incoming assets from our brand partners.  They are responsible for quality checking, processing, tracking, and organizing the assets so that they can be uploaded to in a timely manner. 

Reports to: Supervisor, Product Information


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the DSW buying team to oversee the timely collection of all DSW’s vendor ecommerce information
  • Owns relationship between product services and vendor contacts regarding file management software
  • Retrieves and organizes vendor provided assets from various image-sharing platforms
  • Performs quality control of vendor provided assets based on DSW image standards
  • Partners with the Senior Re-touchers and Copywriters to ensure vendor assets are adhering to DSW standards and specifications
  • Processes and prepares vendor provided assets for retouching staff
  • Manages delivery process to ensure uploads are within SLAs
  • Communicates with buying organization about status of images and/or copy as well as the review of requested vendors
  • Works with Product Information Supervisor on implementing processes to increase efficiency across internal functions including buying and ecommerce
  • Leverages Microsoft SharePoint to report status of all potential, current, and rejected vendors
  • Manages VPI Inbox 


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Detail oriented and capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage competing priorities
  • Self-motivated and can adjust goals according to workload
  • Strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrates strong time management skills
  • Ability to identify best practices/efficiencies/automations





  • E-commerce experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel
  • SharePoint experience preferred
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred. Specifically with Adobe Bridge



  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience preferred

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


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