Educational Media Foundation

Procurement Analyst

Job Locations US-TN-Franklin
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2022 12:03 PM)
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# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


Procurement = Supply Chain Management – Purchasing – Acquisition - Buyer


You will be on the ground floor of the creation of a new procurement program led by our Procurement Manager. You’ll be involved in heavy data collection, analysis, and reporting in addition to collaboration with IT, Business Operations, Contracts, Legal, Data Science and many more. If you love data, research, analysis, are tech savvy with good writing skills, and want to combine faith with everyday work we are the place for you!


Educational Media Foundation is looking for a Procurement Analyst as an internal consultant collaborating with assigned internal business units to source and recommend the best solutions for materials, equipment, supplies, and/or services.  The analyst will also be heavily involved in special projects, vendor and internal business meetings and department development activities.


Who we are:  Educational Media Foundation (EMF) is a nonprofit, multi-platform media company on a mission to draw people closer to Christ. Founded in 1982 in Santa Rosa, CA, with a singular radio station, EMF today owns and operates the nation's two largest Christian music radio networks (K-LOVE and Air1) with over 1,000 broadcast signals across all 50 states, streaming audio reaching around the world, and a growing family of media ministries including pod-casts, books, films, concerts, and events. EMF employs nearly 500 team members between its offices in Nashville, TN, Rocklin, CA, and field locations around the country. You can view our mission and values here Mission, Beliefs & Values. 


 This role will reside hybrid a few days a week in office in our Franklin, TN offices. 


Day to day:

  • Carry out end-to-end sourcing life-cycle activities. 
  • Perform market research to identify potential suppliers.
  • Assistant in contract negotiations.
  • Manage identified supplier relationships by conducting various supplier audits and activities which may include: contract audits, invoice audits, SLA and report monitoring, compliance monitoring, conducting business reviews and initiating vendor surveys. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing contracts, and work with Legal and appropriate department head(s) to improve contracts as appropriate.
  • Create and update procurement policies and procedures.
  • Train internal and external stakeholders on EMF Procurement practices. 
  • Be aware of industry trends that could impact suppliers and/or their relationship with EMF.
  • Analyze and report financial data, market trends and vendor activities.

Here's what we need from you:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Procurement at a mid-large sized organization (over 400 employees).
  • Experience in project management environment.
  • Able to handle multiple concurrent projects. 
  • Possess a knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as dexterity in “reading” the market.
  • Proven success building impactful relationships with current and potential business partners both internally and externally.
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data.
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with strong service attitude. Need to be seen as a team player.
  • Basic experience using ServiceNow, Navision and/or Tableau and/or procurement software are helpful.

What we can offer you:

As the nation’s largest nonprofit Christian Broadcast/Media organization, this position offers an hourly pay of $27-28/hour. Our Total Rewards package also includes outstanding medical, dental and vision protection, as well as a robust 401K plan. You will have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life, including a generous paid time off policy, learning, growth and advancement opportunities. Even better, we have some cool not so usual benefits, like the ability to pray openly, be plugged in at Christian concerts, and represent our ministry at industry networking opportunities. 




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