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Purchasing Assistant

Dynamic Rentals, BURBANK california

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Our values:

We believe in human connection and being helpful. We’re united globally by our shared values of trust, quality, teamwork and honesty. Dynamic was formed less than 3 years ago and we’ve grown...a lot! With locations in Burbank, Atlanta, Europe and Australasia, we are the premier global sub-rental partner for rental houses. We especially enjoy helping rental houses of all sizes win larger jobs. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, will be to unlock value for the company through research, negotiation and analysis. You’ll play a huge role in building our inventory. If you’re inspired by growth and high-performing entrepreneurs, we’d love to hear from you.


How your skills and passion will come to life as the “Value Unlocker” at Dynamic:


  • Mine historical buy & sell pricing information on new & existing industry equipment

  • Determine and report on value depreciation & risk of specific items

  • Use models to determine ROI on an item

  • Report of resale value of existing and prospective inventory

  • Mine data of number of unit in the market for specific items

  • Maintain relationships with Dynamic’s vendors and clients across all market segments with rental needs by writing quotes, confirming orders, managing transfers and growing the business within our current markets and beyond

  • Gather data and provide intel about the industry to Rentals, Business Development and Marketing counterparts

  • Strategically partner with Business Development and Marketing counterparts to effectively identify key purchase opportunities

  • Act as an Executive Assistant to the Rental Manager, taking on various projects with changing priorities

  • Order-building as coverage requires to support the rentals team

  • Handles inbound order requests for cameras, lenses, media and misc. production equipment

  • Keeps up-to-date with industry trends and new developments in top cinema and TV equipment

  • Clearly communicate expected delivery dates for rentals, via entry of ordered titles into internal systems, and Email/verbal communication for special cases and exceptions

  • Daily identification of orders which are late or at risk of missing customer-specific delivery or shipping requirements. Proactive escalation of these issues to the Operations team, and monitor the resolution/delivery

  • Coordinate with internal operations teams to ensure on time delivery of all orders

  • Responsible for escalating issues/changes quickly to supervisors and senior management

  • Work with Operations to ensure they have all assets required to process an order

  • Perform analysis of unfulfilled quotes and request missing inventory items required to fulfill repeated order requests

  • Support the Operations team as needed to execute on urgent orders

  • Monitor the schedule and check the accuracy, reconciling any missing information


What you’ve accomplished:


  • Experience as an Executive Assistant highly preferred

  • 1-3+ years experience in an analytical, research-forward role preferred

  • 1-3+ years experience in a startup environment preferred

  • BA degree or courses related to statistics, economics or a related field preferred

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Knowledge & interest of film & TV production equipment preferred

  • Experience working effectively in a position which requires you to manage multiple projects of high priority

  • Familiarity with CRMs and RentalWorks is a plus


Who you are:


  • You’re a data person

  • You love to watch prices go up on down & track information

  • You have an eagerness and proven ability to design processes from the ground up to support an evolving business need

  • You’ve comfortable hopping on the phone and making back-to-back calls

  • Learning and processing new information quickly is natural to you

  • “Entrepreneurial work ethic” is your middle name

  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the company

  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better

  • Supportive. You truly enjoy filling a supportive role in a team setting, helping in any way that’s needed that day

  • Trends are very exciting for you

  • You have a growing passion for cameras, lenses and cinema

  • Intrinsically motivated, results oriented, and driven to keep improving results


The perks:


  • Competitive pay

  • Opportunity to earn bonuses

  • Medical, dental, chiropractic, vision & life coverage

  • Vacation & sick leave

  • Work/life balance

  • Career development

  • Healthy snacks everyday

  • A compassionate culture

  • Entrepreneurial environment

  • We get you the tools you need


If you're a passionate thinker with a high level of ingenuity and you love research, then we'd like you to join our team!


Dynamic’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees.


Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Dynamic will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and federal law.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Dynamic. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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