Market Research Vendor Relations Associate

  • 15400 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Brands need insights that lead to great ideas. We help our clients turn business questions into actionable insights. Our team of super likable humans is dedicated to research innovation and maintains a nimble, and disruptive startup mindset. We offer a competitive compensation package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

Job Description

The Estimating & Vendor Relations Associate is a critical member of the operation team. They are tasked with reviewing and clarifying the sample target requirements and then assessing the internal as well as external resources to meet project demands. This person will have a full understanding of MySoapBox community capabilities as well as keeping up-to-date with partner reach, pricing, and targeting capabilities.

  • Provide pricing for client bids & determine project feasibility within designated timeline parameters
  • Track internal and external source performance to continually improve feasibility accuracy and projections
  • Identify opportunities to improve cost efficiency in sample procurement
  • Coordinate with staff and partner sample companies to identify best sources of sample for each bid
  • Support sales staff with any needs related to sales and revenue growth


  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Technically inclined with high proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proven problem solving and issue resolution skills
  • Above average mathematical skills
  • Demonstrated skills in multitasking, time management & organization
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • An enthusiastic ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Some data processing experience e.g. data cleaning and running counts/basic statistical knowledge/familiarity with the word ‘stats’ will also be beneficial
  • Any market research experience is beneficial but not essential 

Additional Information

We don’t want to brag, but working here is awesome! And it’s because of people just like you. If you don’t feel that you make our place even more awesome with your creativity, humor, and hard work, no worries, but don’t apply. If YOU can raise the average by being here, join us and we will treat you like the rock star you are – every day.