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Careers at Hill & Markes

Hill & Markes, Inc. is a family-owned and operated company headquartered in Amsterdam, NY, that is currently celebrating its 110th year in business. As an industry leader in wholesale distribution of food service, janitorial, industrial packaging, and office supplies, the Company continues to grow while concurrently supporting a leadership position in the community.

At Hill and Markes, we believe that people are the most important ingredient of any business. It is the people who tell the real story of what a business stands for, and it is the people who ultimately determine what successes can be achieved. Your career path is important, so we work hard to foster an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking, problem solving and growth. That is why creating a culture based on trust, respect, professionalism, and inclusion is a high priority for us. We encourage and trust our people to continue to raise the bar, learn more, and live up to their potential, all in an effort to deliver to our customers the best service, product and distribution solutions possible.

Hill & Markes offers competitive compensation and excellent company benefits. Some of our benefits include Medical & Dental Insurance, employer paid Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement with Employer Match, and voluntary programs such as Vision, Flexible Spending, Short-term Disability and many more! If you are looking for a recession-proof employer with an excellent reputation in the state and industry, consider applying.

Hill & Markes is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-Free Workplace. 

Career Opportunities at Hill & Markes

E-Commerce Product Specialist (Amsterdam, NY)

Hill & Markes, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated E-Commerce Product Specialist! We offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package, as well as a welcoming and upbeat work environment.

Our state-of-the-art facility was built in 2011 and is LEED Certified. We are an industry leader in wholesale distribution of food service, janitorial, industrial packages and office supplies and partner with quality industry manufacturers.

If you are looking for a recession-proof employer with an excellent reputation in NYS and the industry, consider applying today!

Position Summary

The E-Commerce Product Specialist will oversee a product data management plan for 50,000+ products across our newly launched E-Commerce platform. This position will be responsible for maintaining and optimizing product listings in the product information management (PIM) and content management system (CMS) of our best-in-class B2B E-Commerce platform.

E-Commerce Product Specialist will also be responsible for keyword and content enhancement to optimize for Search Engines, as well as improving existing taxonomy and user experience as it related to product data

This position reports to the eCommerce Manager.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and optimize product data for 50,000 product SKU?s
  • Ensure website content is consistent with manufacturer product descriptions
  • Manage discontinued items for removal from website
  • Optimize product listings by creating related item/product bundles
  • Collaborate with eCommerce Manager in an effective and timely matter to execute on eCommerce and digital marketing strategy
  • Monitor and evaluate web analytics such as Google Analytics and other KPI reports in order to recommend adjustments
  • Provide ongoing audits to uphold standards in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis and reporting
  • Additional duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • 3-5 years of hands-on digital marketing experience including product content and optimization
  • Relational Database experience preferred, including Microsoft Access, MySQL, to name a few
  • Familiar with search engine optimization tactics such as title tags, meta descriptions, headers, etc.
  • Bachelor?s degree in related field is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HTML, CSS, PIM, CMS, and Taxonomy Management are a plus
  • Analytical and data driven

Other Desired Skills & Characteristics

Technical Capability, Business Acumen, Strategic Thinking, Customer/Client Focus, Leadership, Verbal Communication, Administrative Writing Skills

Looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, team player looking to make a big impact on a growing team.

The Company partners with quality industry manufacturers and services customers in the states of New York and Vermont. Hill & Markes, Inc. is recognized by the Capital District Business Review as one of the bests private sector employers As a family-owned and operated business, we are proud of our team of outstanding employees.

Additional Information:

Hill & Markes Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hill & Markes Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.

Hill & Markes Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hill & Markes employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Qualified applicants, if you have the skills and desire, we are a great place to work!

General Application

Don't see an opportunity that fits? We are always accepting applications - download the General Application b elow! Once you have filled out the application, either email it to  this email address or mail it in to: 

PO Box 7, 1997 State Highway 5S

Amsterdam, NY 12010

General Application


    • PO Box 7,1997 State Highway 5S,
    • Amsterdam, New York 12010 USA
    • Phone: (800)836-4455
    • Fax: (888)  842-1207

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