Business Analyst

POSITION OPEN:
Business Analyst EMPLOYEE TYPE:
Full-time EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business, Statistics, or Accounting desired.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Leveraging existing systems and field data, provide regular analytics on the state of the business Comprehensive and clear understanding of retail environments and consumer insights to utilize when recommending effective in-market strategies.
Provides analysis of environmental and competitive activity and recommends aggressive strategy tactics to stay viable and grow in the category space.
Serves as a point of influence for the client and effectively communicates performance measurements and impact of initiatives.
Manages intelligence requests that come from a variety of sources, at varying times, with varying beginning and end dates.
Leverages deliverables from management, information from trade publications and industry sites and synthesizes into actionable recommendations/information for management and/or clients.
Statistical analysis of results to identify impact with verification through use of internal and external sources.
Leverages analytics to develop solid Key Performance Indicator (KPI) strategies for field execution and/or account management.
Extensive use of Retail Link to formulate analytical reports, data mining, and feedback.
Leverages data available, identify opportunities and potential and likely outcomes from putting recommendations into action.
Compiles data into professional reports that support both findings and recommendations quantitatively and qualitatively.
Clearly articulates compelling business insights and actions with data and context.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS &
Experience:
Undergraduate degree preferred with an emphasis in Business, Statistics, or Accounting desired Proven expert at linking data collected with overall channel strategy delivering sound recommendations Experience in retail operations, retail distribution, shopper insights, merchandising, sales, shopper marketing and service organizations preferred Excellent communication skills required Strong presentation skills exhibited with small or medium-sized groups Proven knowledge of the 'ebb and flow' of retail statistics and enhancing brand performance through analysis Evidence of forming synergies and maintenance of smooth, effective internal and external working relationships Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency Experience with statistical analysis software (SAS) and data mining software (SPSS) a plus Retail Link experience required
Benefits:
A competitive salary along with a full benefits package including medical, dental, Company paid life, STD, Voluntary Life, 401K match and a generous Paid Time Off program.
COMPANY:
Today's consumer has more buying choices than ever.
Smart retailers and manufacturers need every edge to compete in today's marketplace.
Premium Retail Services is that edge.
Premium acts as an extension of retailers and manufacturers in stores nationwide, ensuring shelves are stocked, product knowledge is conveyed, and technology is solving common retail challenges.
And we've been doing it since 1985.
So no matter the product or category - from vitamins to video games - Premium provides the people, programs and technology to deliver.
Premium Retail Services.
Results are in store.
PREMIUM CAREERS:
Retail experience? Check.
An unbeatable work ethic? Check.
A burning desire to be part of a team absolutely dedicated to delivering results for a who's who roster of clients? Check.
You might be Premium material.
Family owned and operated, Premium's strong and steady growth has made us an industry leader in retail merchandising, assisted sales, field marketing and retail technologies.
From our corporate headquarters in the suburbs of St.
Louis to the thousands of Premium field representatives working in stores all across the country, the company offers exciting career opportunities in a variety of retail disciplines.
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