Analytic Consultant Job

Company Name:
Alliance Data
Qualifications & Responsibilities
PURPOSE:
Catapult eCommerce, the only agency exclusively focused on helping brands Understand, Navigate and Lead in the eCommerce space, is looking to hire an Analyst, Sales Support, reporting directly to the Director of Sales Strategy & Support. The Analyst will play a critical role supporting and driving a wide range of activity, including direct engagement with clients and/or Etailers.
OVERVIEW
Catapult eCommerce is the leader in helping brands grow their business online. Our clients have a range of needs depending on degree of eCommerce development. Our approach is to help them Navigate through this new channel that often feels overwhelming in terms of opportunities as well as challenges, Understand what eCommerce means to their brands and to their consumers/customers, and ultimately Lead in their categories in how they go to market and execute in the eCommerce space. We don't just tell our clients what they need to do - we execute with and for them at any level needed. Catapult eCommerce is an entrepreneurial, start-up environment where every team member is empowered and expected to contribute to agency as well as client strategy to drive mutually beneficial growth.
The individual's role is to perform functions including Etailer/client analytics, digital asset analysis and management, and various other client support functions as dictated by specific engagements. The Analyst will split time between supporting the Sales & Strategy team, and operating independently against client deliverables. The Analyst will play a critical role in execution with clients, often operating as an extension of the client's eCommerce team, particularly Sales.
This position requires an individual with first hand experience in the Etailing space, including knowledge of key Etailer platforms, how they operate, and how to influence on our client's behalf. In addition he or she must have demonstrated, strong analytical skills including proficiency in Excel. Strong written and verbal skills are also required to facilitate Etailer and client interaction, including brokered Sales Support.
This position will support all Catapult eCommerce clients nationwide, including sister-agency based clients around the country, or even the globe. Catapult eCommerce is based in Westport, CT. Geographic location of the Analyst is flexible, provided the candidate has a demonstrated ability to function in a remote environment, and is willing to commit to at least one day per month in Westport, plus 35% travel for clients, as needed.
Responsibilities
Key responsibilities are to Support our Sales & Strategy practice including:
Etailing analytics including sales, shipments, pricing, assortment, promotional activity, and distribution
Operational/logistics analysis and support
Digital asset gathering, management and updates
Function as Brokered Sales Support
Accounting and finance functions to support internal company requirements
Research and develop thought leadership points of view on specific areas of Etailing for publication as articles, white papers, and/or webinars
Qualifications
The suitable candidate would have a minimum of a Bachelor of Art/Science degree and a minimum of 1 year of eCommerce experience working for/with Manufacturers or at an eCommerce retailer. Experience with required; Quidsi, , experience a plus. They should have a sound and strategic understanding of eCommerce, and can contribute to thought leadership in the space.
Key Skills/Competencies
experience required
CPG experience preferred
Fundamental passion for, and understanding of, the emerging eCommerce channel
Fluency in the online space
Entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to operate independently, as needed
Ability to pull disparate information together to inform cohesive plans and executions
Sales experience, including trade and customer management fundamentals
Excellent written and verbal skills
Qualifications
Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background checks.
About Catapult
Ranked the #1 Agency by the Hub Magazine, Catapult is the integrated behavior-based marketing services agency that delivers accelerated business growth through the Art of Conversion(TM). This unique data-driven approach identifies the core, actionable insights that inspire brilliant creative with the power to convert consumers into shoppers, shoppers into buyers, and buyers into loyal advocates. Headquartered in Westport, CT, Catapult leverages the expertise of more than 300 employees across 11 offices in major retailer geographies including Minneapolis, Bentonville, Chicago, Dallas, Cincinnati, Nashville, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle and Tampa. Catapult is an Epsilon brand. For more information: , follow on Twitter @CatapultMktg or call .
Great People, Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us.
About Epsilon
Epsilon is the global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM/Direct Marketing Network and #1 U.S. Agency from All Disciplines, Epsilon employs over 5,000 associates in 60 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit , follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg or call .
Alliance Data is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
Alliance Data participates in E-Verify
Date: Dec 11, 2014
Location: Westport, CT, US
Company: Alliance Data
Job: Consulting & Analytics
Organization: Epsilon
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting: 2014-12-09
Req ID: 0066106
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