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Acosta Sales & Marketing Category Analyst (Natural Specialties) in Washington

Overview

Remote Opportunity - Open to locations in the Pacific Standard Times Zone!

The Category Analyst role within Business Intelligence is responsible for providing category management/analytic support to Natural Specialty organic clients. This includes generating data and insights in support of category management projects and initiatives (including but not limited to category reviews, new item presentations, scorecards, assortment/shelving and ad-hoc analytics).

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Provide analytical support for category management projects and initiatives utilizing various CPG data sources and tools.

  • Responsible for quality control of data sources and ensuring accuracy of deliverables, often requiring engagement with other BI associates and data/tool vendors.

  • Build, update and refresh weekly and monthly dashboards

  • Participate in the development of sales presentations incorporating syndicated and other sources of data that addresses business issues.

  • Work closely with business managers to ensure quality results are delivered

  • Keep abreast of clients KPI's, strategies, innovation and other important information.

  • Meeting the physical requirements – listed below

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Up to one-year related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Power BI and advanced macros would be a strong asset.

  • Experience with syndicated data and/or space management tools would be an asset.

  • Demonstrates a drive for results, pursuing assigned tasks with energy and a desire to achieve.

  • Able to understand and apply basic math and CPG principles in achievement of assigned work.

  • Able to effectively communicate and interact with others and work effectively within a team.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Work State US-CA | US-CA | US-OR-Portland | US-NV-Las Vegas | WA

Job ID 2021-184986

Work City Pleasanton

PCN Sourcing

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 94588

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

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