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Careers Benefits Our culture Core values Why BuyerZone

If you're hard-working, passionate and imaginative - we want to work with you!

BuyerZone is a fast-paced, growth-oriented, energetic, fist-pump-in-the-air, smart, fun, cooperative, customer-focused, hang-out-with-your-coworkers-worthy company. Our hard-working employees enjoy year-round activities like Red Sox games, bowling, scavenger hunts and a weekly happy hour we affectionately call "Beer Thursday."

Current Openings

Senior Online Marketing Analyst

BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a turnkey PPC professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to become an outstanding search engine marketer from one of the leaders in the industry. With profit and loss responsibility for a multi-million dollar portfolio, you will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms and learn many related techniques to create, optimize and grow our results. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results. Your innovation, creative thinking and success will be rewarded with ownership of new projects, programs and channels.

At least 3 years of dedicated PPC experience is required for this position.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to over achieve.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor day-to-day financial results
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze data for program performance
  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with Online Marketing and other cross-division colleagues
  • Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current online marketing plan
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis where needed
  • Conduct industry research and present actionable findings
  • Propose and implement changes to copy, creative, and user experience to improve results
  • Manage relationships with representatives from the major online advertising channels

Requirements:

  • 3 years of direct, dedicated PPC experience with a substantial campaign
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills across various engines and platforms
  • Comfortable manipulating numbers, primarily within Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of online marketing, the analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You'll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that's committed to excellence and beating goals.

More about BuyerZone

BuyerZone is the leading online marketplace for business purchasing and has facilitated more than $5 billion in purchasing transactions over the last three years. BuyerZone makes it possible for small to large sized companies to find great suppliers for the products and services they need to run their business. BuyerZone is part of TechMediaNetwork.

http://www.BuyerZone.com

Apply for this position:
  • By email
  • By mail:
    Attn: Becky Snyder, Human Resources Director
    BuyerZone, 225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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UI / JavaScript Engineer

Do you obsess over writing beautiful code and delivering unparalleled user experiences? Do you thrive on learning new things and constantly being challenged?

BuyerZone is looking for a talented front-end engineer to join our exciting, fast-paced, agile development team. The engineering team at BuyerZone is responsible for maintaining multiple enterprise-level websites that net millions of users every month, as well as an internal application that supports all aspects of our daily business. There is never a dull moment! We are passionate about what we do and we take pride in delivering new technology to our internal and external customers that continuously exceeds expectations. This is a small engineering team — everyone is a thinker, a problem-solver, and plays a critical role in ensuring the success of our monthly development sprints.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building new functionality and maintaining existing functionality our public-facing and internal website.
  • Working with product managers, back-end engineers, and the QA team to see projects through, from conception to completion.
  • Contributing creative ideas and insight as part of a cross-functional team focused on improving visitor conversion on our website.
  • Developing and setting up A/B split tests using a variety of testing tools and platforms.

What you'll need to excel in this position:

  • Expertise in JavaScript, including a solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), AJAX, JSON, and object serialization.
  • Experience writing elegant, readable, maintainable HTML and CSS, as well as some experience with HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Knowledge of, but not reliant on, JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, Underscore, Backbone, Angular, etc.)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript design patterns 
  • A creative approach to problem solving, innovation, and issue resolution.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with team about code, architecture, and design.
  • Proven experience building complex, scalable, maintainable, cross-browser-compatible web applications.
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code for UI components.
  • A passion for creating engaging and intuitive user experiences.
  • An extraordinary team-player attitude!

Highly desirable candidates will have the following skills:

  • Mobile development experience
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate testing concepts and tools
  • Experience using version control, requirements and bug tracking systems

 *Important*
In addition to submitting your resume, please include an example of something you have built using JavaScript.

Apply for this position:
  • By email
  • By mail:
    Attn: Becky Snyder, Human Resources Director
    BuyerZone, 225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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QA Analyst

We are looking for a QA Analyst to join our team. The QA Analyst will help verify that internal/external sites and systems meet design specifications and requirements. This role will be required to work with the business users and developers to ensure the desired quality is delivered in the end product.
Responsibilities:
1. Test Execution (approx. 50% of time)
Effectively manage manual test responsibilities for our products.
Identify coverage deficiencies and extend the depth of test coverage.
Follow standard testing procedures and give recommendations for improvement.

2. Test Design (approx. 30% of time)
Create test cases which validate functional business requirements by defining preconditions, case steps, pass fail criteria, etc. Work with business users to clarify and elaborate business requirements.
Be creative in designing test plans with the ability to recognize risks and issues.
Review test cases with developers and product managers to ensure consistency and adherence to functional requirement documents.
Produce test plans and estimates for all test phases.

3. Test Reporting (approx. 10% of time)
Update ticket status and contribute to the progress of the overall deploy cycle.
Prioritize system defects with the business users.
Produce regular progress reports to relevant stakeholders, highlighting risks and issues.

4. Department-wide support (approx. 10% of time)
Assist in the implementation of standard testing procedures across the department, and give recommendations for improvement.
Ensure best practices followed, particularly when faced with new work.
Review other peoples' work and provide constructive feedback.

Requirements:
Experience/Knowledge/Skills:
- 2+ years of experience in testing software products. Experience with large volume B2B/B2C Internet websites is a plus.
- Experience in testing multi-tiered applications developed using Java/J2EE related technologies.
- Understanding of and experience using several test processes and methodologies
- Experience on automation tool is a plus (i.e Selenium)
- Strong test case design skills.
- Proven defect tracking and management experience.
- Strong communication skills
- Computer-related Bachelor's degree

Desirable
- Experience working within an agile software development process.
- Schedule-driven, motivated individual with ability to work independently and collaborate well within a team

Apply for this position:
  • By email
  • By mail:
    Attn: Becky Snyder, Human Resources Director
    BuyerZone, 225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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Product Marketing Analyst

Description:

BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a Product Marketing Analyst to play a key role on the product marketing team. The analyst will be a key contributor to the continued success of BuyerZone’s leading products.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for direct management and ownership of a portfolio of categories for our core product, RFQ (request for quotes). As a product marketing analyst, you will have P&L ownership over a portfolio that will include managing, expanding, improving and optimizing existing BuyerZone categories for our lead generation service. You will work very closely with the marketing and sales teams to ensure that our supplier partners are receiving a quality product.

This highly cross functional position is an outstanding opportunity for a smart, energetic, independent thinking person with a strong ability to be creative as well as analytical.

Responsibilities:

  • P&L responsibility for existing RFQ categories
  • Craft product strategy and define specifications for portfolio categories and the RFQ service
  • Identify, research, and evaluate potential improvements to categories in portfolio as well as the product overall
  • Research and monitor competitive landscape and market conditions or changes in the industry that may affect categories
  • Analyze metrics for existing categories, including results for BuyerZone and quality for category users and supplier partners
  • Work cross functionally with the sales, marketing, customer care, and engineering teams
  • Conduct ad hoc strategy and analysis projects

Requirements:

  • 1-3 yrs relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves attitude – ability to move quickly, get hands dirty and execute successfully
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with a strong sense of ownership for work
  • Creative, organized, strategic, on-your-feet quick thinker and problem solver
  • Analytical – comfortable working with Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – internal with colleagues and external with clients
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proactive, self-motivator, and self-starter
  • Competitive spirit and collaborative work approach
Apply for this position:
  • By email
  • By mail:
    Attn: Becky Snyder, Human Resources Director
    BuyerZone, 225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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Affiliate Marketing Associate

BuyerZone is a vibrant online lead generation company that is in need of an ambitious, driven person to help fuel our growing B2B affiliate program.

The Affiliate Marketing Associate role is an ideal position for someone who is self-motivated and enjoys working in the fast-paced online space. This position will focus exclusively on recruiting new affiliate/publisher partners that drive quality traffic for our desired target audiences.

Outstanding candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional client relationship talent, and a strong aptitude for organization and attention to detail. Previous experience that demonstrates your ability to identify, recruit, qualify, negotiate and close online affiliate relationships/business development partnerships in targeted vertical areas is a big plus.

BuyerZone is a division of TechMedia Network, one of the largest, most respected technology media companies in the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Research/prospect for new affiliates in targeted market areas and verticals – mainly through Internet research
  • Recruit affiliates through cold calls, email, LinkedIn and trade shows/events
  • Qualify promising affiliates who would be compatible to promoting our offers
  • Effectively identify needs and offer quality solutions
  • Negotiate payout structures for affiliates
  • Work closely with the Online Marketing and Sales teams to maximize opportunities and ensure high quality traffic
  • Participate in strategy development
  • Monthly revenue responsibilities

Required skill set:

  • At least two years of experience in sales or marketing, ideally in online affiliate or business development type roles
  • Comfort with cold-calling and professional phone etiquette
  • Strong track record of meeting and exceeding aggressive targets and goals
  • Solid understanding of online advertising/marketing, pricing structures (especially paid and organic search) and typical link/tracking technology
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized and flexible
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as a motivated team player
  • Ability to work collaboratively to ensure smooth execution of partnerships
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong ability to analyze data and extract key learnings
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Salesforce.com experience a plus
Apply for this position:
  • By email
  • By mail:
    Attn: Becky Snyder, Human Resources Director
    BuyerZone, 225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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You’ll BENEFIT from working here.

Here are just some of the many benefits of working at BuyerZone:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Hard working but casual work environment — jeans and sandals are the norm (well, maybe not in the winter)
  • Technical, creative, and analytical collection of people
  • Growth opportunities — if you hit a home run, you'll be noticed
  • Skill set development — because, really, it should never stop

Oh, and all the other important things, too:

Medical
Choose from a variety of plans that fit you (and your family) best
Dental
Because healthy teeth are happy teeth
Vision
Options and allowances for lens and contact wearers
Retiree Medical
Continued medical insurance after retirement is important
401k
Including competitive company match
Health Savings Account
A tax-advantaged way to pay for medical expenses
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Opportunity to purchase company stock
Commuter Spending Account
Save on public transportation and parking expenses
Flexible Spending
Healthcare flexible spending account
Short & Long Term Disability insurance
Paid by the company
Life insurance
Paid by the company
Work/Life Solutions
Specialists trained to handle complex situations
Tuition reimbursement
Because learning is still fun, right?
Paid Time Off
The longer you stay the more you get
Paid Holidays
How nice is that?
Parental leave benefits
Paid time off to spend with your child after a birth, adoption, or foster care placement
Discounts galore
Auto, home, & pet insurance, local gyms, cell phone plans, computers and more

Work hard. Play hard.

BuyerZone is, first and foremost, about working hard and growing our business. That takes effort, commitment and dedication, and also the occasional late night or early morning to make sure things are done well and done right. That doesn’t mean we don’t like to have fun though. Be it at a company event, after hours with colleagues or even on our indoor putting green (Augusta this is not) during the workday, it's about taking some time to regroup and recharge.

Some sample company events:

  • Bowling
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Red Sox game
  • Holiday party
  • Roving feasts
After hours:
  • Beer Thursday
In our space:
  • Ping pong
  • Foosball
  • Mini basketball
Oh, and lest we forget, we also give back:
  • Annual charity auction
  • Annual volunteer outing at the Greater Boston Food Bank

BuyerZone Core Values

BuyerZone is a special place to work. Our core values are simply words to describe our culture, the way we work and act, and what we believe in.

Prize teamwork and collaboration

Great teamwork lies at the heart of our past success and future achievements. Through healthy debate, active cooperation, and great execution, we can accomplish anything.

Focus on our customers' success

When our buyers and sellers can accomplish their goals, BuyerZone wins. Our long-term success only comes from truly listening to, understanding, and responding to our customers.

Communicate openly and honestly

Whether internally or externally, we seek to speak clearly and with positive intent. We encourage the open exchange of ideas and opinions.

Value our employees

Our people drive our business forward every day, nurturing great ideas and turning them into reality. We want BuyerZone to be a truly great place to work, learn and grow.

Welcome innovation and change

Change is critical for progress to occur. We must actively seek new, better ways of doing our work and push ourselves and each other out of our comfort zones.

Have passion for what we do

Passion and enthusiasm for your work is fundamental to job happiness. When we care and approach work with a positive attitude, time flies and great things happen.

Test, measure, repeat

Tests are a great way to see if an idea will work. We test early and often, with data-driven analysis to let the numbers inform our decisions.

Push for results and have fun

We take great satisfaction from a job well done. Work for us is both about driving results with a sense of urgency and having a blast on the journey there.

Top reasons why you’d want to work at BuyerZone

  1. You want to make an impact. We may be part of a large, multi-national organization, but we’re still a start-up at heart. If you like working in a fast-paced, everyone’s-accountable atmosphere — this is the place for you.
  2. You’re more interested in the assist than the slam dunk. BuyerZone has been successful because of an intense focus on teamwork. It’s about groups working together to deliver the best products, services and experience for our customers — period.
  3. You take nothing for granted. Things are meant to be improved, tweaked or totally overhauled. If you have a distinct curiosity and like tackling challenges everyday — apply now.
  4. You want to grow your career. We may be an Internet company, but we take seriously the development and growth of our people (and have since we started). Career development is a two way street at BuyerZone — so you should never be going the wrong way.
  5. You’re talented, intelligent, fun, detail-oriented, web-savvy, organized, collaborative, outgoing, inquisitive and empathetic. If so, you’d be a great candidate.