Category Insights Analyst 9/2/2016

Talent Acquisitions Elwood, IN

Company
Talent Acquisitions
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28486284
AJE Ref #
576077446
Location
Elwood, IN
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Category Insights Analyst will support sales, marketing, and product development teams by transforming multiple data sources into actionable insights to craft fact-based selling stories that drive sales

Lead Responsibilities:

* Mine data from various data sources including: IRI/Nielsen syndicated data, internal sales reporting systems, Retail Link POS, customer data, and other research
* Compile, organize, and summarize data to effectively communicate findings to teams
* Develop and deliver standardized reports on a continual basis
* Provide category management insights to business partners/teams including SKU assortment, pricing, promotions, and new product launches by providing shopper, category, and brand analytics that supports a particular strategy or recommendations for retail customers
* Deliver thought leadership to development of impactful analytic and reporting outputs that transforms data into meaningful fact-based presentations to produce positive sales results
* Serve as business partner and build relationships using strong communication skills to influence strategies to the benefit of the category
* Serve as liaison with cross-functional teams in preparing reports and drawing insights from consumer and category data

Desired Skills and Experience:

* BS/BA - Marketing, Finance, or Management; MBA preferred
* 5 years experience in syndicated data analysis with IRI, Nielsen, etc.)
* CPG experience highly preferred
* Strong category management technical skills (assortment planning/optimization, space management, syndicated POS data extraction and synthesis)
* Proven ability to provide analytical data of IRI/Nielsen sales data and reporting tools, syndicated consumer panel data and retailer POS data

Reports to: Business Insights & Analytics Manager