Retail Analyst

<strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong>

Kansas City, KS

Acosta - Mandate

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately-held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world&nbsp;with more than 25,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p> https://www.acosta.com/

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: The Retail Analyst primary responsibility of this position is to provide analysis and supporting recommendations for the Retail Analytics team, supporting internal retail-driven initiatives and external client reporting and initiatives.
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Organizes and analyzes data from available data sources including iQubed, IRI, Nielsen, Spectra, POS data, Nielsen Homescan and others to support retail reporting, projects and initiatives.  </li><li>Manage deliverables and requests for assigned clients to include new item, coverage, merchandising objectives, voids/chronic out of stocks, and other client projects. </li><li>As assigned, create analysis, recommendations and presentations to support retail initiatives and projects. </li><li>As assigned, develop standard templates, scorecards and benchmarking capability across customer teams and region. </li><li>As assigned, deliver retail analysis presentations to both internal and external contacts. </li><li>Provide support and recommendations for improvements to tools and information used within retail analytics. </li><li>Miscellaneous duties as assigned</li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Must have college degree or three to five years experience in marketing/retail analysis (or previous experience as an Analyst).  Specific knowledge of IRI and/or ACNielsen systems, other data gathering systems and their uses in creating reports, recommendations and presentations is desired. </li><li>Must be computer literate with a degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, fax ability, database management.  Experience with ACNielsen NITRO, IRI Xlerate, Spectra, and Acosta’s proprietary systems is preferred. </li><li>Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, and a printer, fax machine, telephone and copy machine. </li><li>Must be able to make presentations coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills.   Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer     By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions. US: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-us/ Canada: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-ca/</li></ul>