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Inventory Manager

Inventory Manager

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking an Inventory Manager for the Consumer Products Division.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs and products for stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, self-empowerment, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 and 2014 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

Reporting to the Director of Consumer Products, the Inventory Manager will be responsible for managing all inventory control related activities.

The Inventory Manager will be responsible for:  

  • Forecasting inventory needs for all company warehouses
  • Managing product sourcing, ordering, and receiving for over 500 SKUs
  • Determining and managing move rates and re-order points for just-in-time ordering
  • Acting as a key contact for customer service to troubleshoot issues with product orders particularly as they relate to inventory
  • Managing all vendor and warehouse relationships

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate and select vendors/suppliers based on price, quality, and delivery speed
  • Manage vendor relations in support of timely product delivery, including follow up on late orders, until received
  • Communicate with warehouse staff and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action
  • Ensure that vendors and suppliers comply with the terms and conditions of the agreements with special emphasis on product testing protocols
  • Work with the director of products to develop the company’s inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs and reducing inventory to just in time levels using a systematic approach
  • Manage and maintain the company’s product inventory, including the oversight of regular inventory counts at the warehouses and retail store
  • Manage and oversee inventory stock counting, product kitting and inventory accuracy checks at all warehouses and the retail store
  • Minimize overstocks and facilitate removal of obsolete / redundant SKUs
  • Ensure incoming product is received and managed appropriately according to company and warehouse procedure; compare items received to items ordered and resolve differences with the vendor.
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance to all company stakeholders
  • Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions  
  • Ensure that cyclic stock checks are done at the warehouse.
  • With special emphasis on kits and top-selling products produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the inventory system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders by 1) verifying specifications and pricing; 2) obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items as needed; and 3) obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
  • Monitor and track the transfer of product from warehouse to retail store and special events
  • Authorize payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation to Accounting

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Background experience in accounting and/or inventory management and/or purchasing
  • Working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of warehouse functions and inventory control practices
  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts and product pricing based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a deadline driven customer focused working environment.
  • Methodical thinker with strong business administration skills
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
  • Experience with MAS and Amazon Fulfillment a plus

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings
  • Discount spa services

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume, salary history AND unique cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com. The subject line of your email must say “I am your new Inventory Manager.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.

Marketing Manager, Latin America

Marketing Manager, Latin America

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking a Spanish-language Marketing Manager.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, self-empowerment, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 and 2014 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will be a native Spanish speaker, experienced in project management, knowledgeable of the Latin American market, able to help develop strategy targeting this consumer audience, with a creative force to bring to the Chopra Center leadership team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor strategies to acquire and retain a Spanish-language consumer audience, based on cultural and data-driven knowledge in collaboration with Executive Leadership team
  • Focus primarily on the 21-Day Meditation product line (70%) and contribute meaningfully to the Chopra En Espanol offerings (30%)
  • Oversee outsourced translators and resources to ensure language is authentic to both the audience and the Chopra Center
  • Work with external partners and vendors in the development of relevant and meaningful marketing communications, including digital messaging, videos and program content
  • Collaborate with 21-Day Meditation team members to ensure programs and campaigns launch on time and at a high quality
  • Provide proactive recommendations, based on data, research and best practices, to grow the Latin American audience and respective sales, in conjunction with the Director of Digital Meditation
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Digital Meditation,  work cross-departmentally with the Chopra En Espanol team to ensure consistent marketing is being developed and executed by respective parties on time and on budget
  • Work closely with Technology team, Creative Design team and Marketing
  • Constantly monitor customer feedback and adjust appropriately

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Native Spanish speaker
  • 3-5 years of consumer marketing experience, preferably in the Hispanic market
  • Experience working with and developing sales and marketing communication plans
  • Conversant in social media best practices
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, attentive to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication ability; exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Chopra Center teachings are a plus
  • Must be proactive and eager, while still being humble, courteous and supportive

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume, salary history AND unique cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com. The subject line of your email must say “I am your new Marketing Manager for Latin America.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.

Program Consultant

Program Consultant

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking a Program Consultant.   

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where seekers from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are the leading source for meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

The Program Consultant will report to the Director of Sales. As an inside sales consultant you will be responsible for generating and closing leads from outbound calling activity. An average of 125 outbound calls are expected daily. Ability to cold call and prospect are basic requirements to succeed in this job. You will be responsible for maintaining on-going relationships with leads in your sales pipe via e-mail and phone calls.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for contacting new and existing clients to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services.
  • Quote prices, credit terms and other bid specifications.
  • Answer customers’ questions about products, prices, availability, and product uses.
  • Maintains client records, using automated system.
  • Prepares sales contracts for orders obtained, and submit orders for processing.
  • Conducting sales presentations via the phone and internet.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information.

EDUCATION AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Work experience should include a minimum of 2 years in sales or sales support, and 2 years in customer service, public speaking, or training role
  • Must be sales and goal oriented  
  • Effective ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with co-management, internal and external customers
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Sales Logic Software very helpful
  • Some travel required

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume AND unique cover letter to hrsupport@chopra.com explaining why you are our ideal candidate. The subject line of your email must say: “I Am Your New Program Consultant.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.