Operations Support

Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location
US-IL-Crystal Lake

About Blackhawk Network:

At Blackhawk Network, we shape the future of global branded payments through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people. Our collaborative innovation and scalable, security-minded solutions help our partners to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. We believe our future holds great things for Blackhawk Network and its partners. We believe that together, we can shape the future. Our beliefs? Win as one team, be innovative, global excellence and be inspiring!


So, what are you waiting for? Shape your career and join our global network.


The Marketplace Operations Coordinator works with our vendors to support the selection and presentation of locally relevant rewards in our catalogue, backed by strong communication and robust data manipulation. The role further oversees the regular refreshment of products with assigned vendor accounts, works with our Member Experience department to address customer product inquiries, and supports reward vendors to help improve their product reach.


This position requires keen attention to detail and drive to delight our members with the celebration of their reward. The best candidate must have experience with e-commerce practices, and a desire to jump into the technical details to find creative solutions.


Management of vendor product refreshment needs; ensure data accuracy (i.e. pricing)


Data entry of product information


Merchandise the catalogue to give it that “wow” factor by researching products and trends


Focus on product refreshments and relationships per assigned vendor accounts; inclusive of brand discussions, product availability, and manual uploads


Optimize product pricing and margin via analysis and vendor dialogue


Manage regional product translation needs and associated requests to appropriate internal resources


Support received Marketplace-centric inquiries as captured by Member Experience, <24h response


Support documentation initiatives


Support the troubleshooting, reporting, and investigation of technical bugs


Navigate e-commerce product portfolios for polished member selection


Work with vendors to strengthen product offering and increase spend


Attend weekly Operations meetings to report on account health and roadblocks


This position is responsible for the success of our partnered vendors, as well as the positive experience of Achievers members utilizing the platform. Bearing a keen attention to detail and understanding ecommerce strategies, you will be responsible for representing our vendor partnerships at a catalogue level, maintaining profitability and local relevance.


You will work with vendors to address received inquiries as they relate to their offering, as well as any technical bugs or opportunities that may be carried toward resolution.

This position requires a strategic approach to time management, advocacy for both the customer and our vendor, and an understanding of basic ecommerce practices.


Excellent communication, relationship building, and time management skills are a must.


Utilize various tools to access order and product fulfillment information


Review daily reports to proactively identify and resolve issues whenever possible


Respond to tickets created by departments and respond/resolve in a timely manner


Report common issues that may be indicators of larger problems


Assist with other special projects as needed



College or University degree


Experience with management of multiple accounts an asset


Experience with data entry (spreadsheet functions and organization)


Experience with e-commerce process flows an asset


Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word


Excellent interpersonal skills


Exceptional oral and written communication skillsStrong computer skills, including the ability to process work in multiple computer applications and production systems, daily


Strong attention to detail 


Excellent analytical skills to solve problems


Fluency in multiple languages an asset


Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills and the ability to effectively deal with all levels of the organization


Must be very detail oriented


Must have excellent Excel skills


Must be able to handle multiple projects at once and be capable of solving complex problems with help from the team and supervisor


Must be able to work independently, with little or no supervision 


Must be able to work under tight and demanding deadlines


Minimum 1 to 3 years related experience




EEO Statement:

Blackhawk Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  Blackhawk Network believes that diversity leads to strength. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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