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Sales Analyst, Walgreens

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Sales Analyst, Walgreens

Chicago, IL

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve proved your commercial ability in a complex environment – ideally consumer goods. You’re action-orientated, with a focused and pragmatic approach to problem solving. You are also highly analytical with advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and sales software.  Crucially, you’re a born communicator, able to use your insights to create a compelling story for your colleagues.

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

 

About the role

The Sales Analyst is responsible for supporting the Key Account Managers (KAM) and Team Leader (TL) by leveraging data to drive sales and ensure follow-up/tracking against key business driving initiatives.  Key areas of responsibility include supporting the team in identifying and finding solutions to close in-market 4Ps gaps, improving financial forecasting, and supporting the team with data analysis/reporting from multiple sources. 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
•    Supports KAMs & TL with in-depth data analysis on current state of business with our customers and status of executing Reckitt’s 4Ps strategies.
•    Supports KAMs and TL to seek, create and develop new business opportunities to build brand consumption.
•    Provides analysis of competitive promotion plans/activity and recommends defensive promotion strategies where needed.
•    Measures performance and impact of initiatives.  Communicates results effectively across the business.
•    Provides recommendations for action based on analysis of different consumer research and point of sale data.
•    Provides support as needed for business reviews in core Customers and provides national Brand/Category insights to support selling story.

Qualifications

  • 4 year college degree.
  • Experience and proven knowledge/understanding of Syndicated Data.  Nielsen preferred. 
  • Some direct sales experience with cross functional exposure to other Business Operations preferred.  
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to independently conduct in-depth data analysis AND use the data to develop strong, persuasive selling stories.
  • Strong oral, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to turn large data sets into actionable recurring reports
  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to successfully multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and time management skills.  Must enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. 
  • Knowledge of Consumer packaged goods industry

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Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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