Sr. Category Analyst (Nielsen/Sales)

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Acosta - Walmart

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: At Acosta, we attract and develop people who have the drive to be successful. We are looking for a dynamic Sr. Category Analyst who has used Syndicated data and has Sales experience.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Coordinate with the branch marketing manager and/or the category development manager to implement strategic plans developed by sales and marketing for the market, hub, client or customer team.</li> <li>As directed, create business reviews and presentations dealing with specific needs as they pertain to category management, top-line reports, and "New Client Interviews".</li> <li>Responsible for the use and understanding of IRI and ACNielsen syndicated scanning data, Spectra Demographic data and systems utilized to generate the information for category reviews.</li> <li>Analyze and create base marketing presentations for assigned clients within the market, hub, client or customer team.</li> <li>Assist business managers, clients and/or trade contacts, marketing and MIS departments in order to fulfill requirements as needed within the market, hub, client or customer team.</li> <li>Participate in local market presentations and assist in the operation of presentation equipment (computers, LCD Panel, overhead, etc.) as required.</li> <li>Coordinate efforts and communications with the region's marketing hub to ensure all information and analytical requirements for the branch are being met.</li> <li>Visiting customers in the market with business managers may be required.</li> <li>Miscellaneous duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.</li> <li>Prefer college degree or equivalent experience in marketing analysis (or previous experience as a category analyst) with specific knowledge or IRI and/or ACNielsen systems, data and their uses in building category business reviews.</li> <li>Must be computer literate with a high degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email, fax, database management, AC Nielsen, Spectra (in offices where applicable) and IRI data.</li> <li>Must be able to effectively communicate with others.</li> <li>Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, printer, fax machine, telephone and copy machine.</li> <li>Must be able to make presentations coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills.</li> <li>Must be attentive to detail and accurate.</li> <li>Must be able to effectively interact with peers, sales group and management teams.</li> <li>Must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Acosta Sales &amp; Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions. US: Canada:</li> </ul>