(Baltimore, MD) Are you an operations professional looking for a new challenge? Agora Financial, a financial investment & research publishing company, is seeking an Operations and Fulfillment Specialist.The Operations & Fulfillment Specialist must have the ability to work well under deadlines in a challenging environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
You should be able to demonstrate the ability to think analytically, problem solve, and make decisions using sound judgment and reporting tools.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills is a must.
The ideal candidate will possess the desire to learn and help shape our operational objectives to improve efficiency while reducing cost.
Candidates should be detail orientated, highly organized, and an effective communicator while being able to flourish in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.ResponsibilitiesAs an Operations & Fulfillment Specialist you will be responsible for the inventory controls for Agora Financial’s fulfillment.
In addition, the candidate will be responsible for the distribution of the printed monthly publications and inserts.Essential Job Functions:Work closely with the marketing, renewals, and production teams to manage operational campaign setup using advanced systemsWork with editorial and design team to update and fulfill all printed premiumsMonitor backorders of fulfillment piecesAnalyze, interpret, and evaluate reporting to forecast trends in order to maintain adequate inventoryManage monthly fulfillment of all printed publicationsBuild and maintain strong working relationships with affiliates and third-party print vendorsResearch and find new opportunities and partnerships as a print buyerCollaborate with other departmental managers regarding promo production and other revenue generating offersAssist the Director of Operations in communicating operational objectives, purposes, and any new system developments to other departmentsQualificationsBachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience the operations industry with some print buying experience is recommendedStrong understanding in process and work flowAbility to communicate across management levels in formal and informal settingsThe ability to find more efficient ways to improve processesExtremely organized and is able to manage multiple schedulesExcellent communication skills, written and verbal with the ability to take complex issues and make understandable to the lay personSelf-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects, work independently and follow through as requiredDemonstrated initiative, business savvy, leadership, and problem solving abilitiesAbout Agora FinancialAgora Financial provides independent economic commentary through print and online publications, print and e-books, films and international conferences.
For over 25 years, Agora Financial has been a leading innovator in the financial publishing industry.
Not only have our economic forecasts been uncannily accurate, but we’ve consistently beaten the mainstream financial media to the punch.Agora Financial readers were aware of the housing bubble, the credit bubble, the excesses underlying the Panic of ’08, the pending collapse of Lehman Bros.
and the bankruptcy of American Airlines well before they happened — and in many cases, were able to prosper while other investors got blindsided.Executive publisher Addison Wiggin, a New York Times best-selling author and the driving force behind the critically acclaimed documentary film I.O.U.S.A, and our editorial team continue to challenge traditional publishing outlets by offering irreverent, insightful commentary where others fear to tread.
Agora Financial editors’ consistent ability to stay ahead of the mainstream has earned recognition from dozens of media sources, including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Financial Times and others.Apply: