Newell Brands Assistant Manager, Trade Strategy in South Deerfield, Massachusetts
Reference Code: 1703501 Position Title: Assistant Manager, Trade Strategy Location: South Deerfield, MA Reports to: Trade Strategy Manager The Assistant Manager, Trade Strategy provides the wholesale division with analytics that support the sales organization and wholesale leadership team’s ability to measure and drive strategic initiatives. Has a thorough knowledge of business analytics and data reporting best practices, creates and maintains the data reporting tools that facilitate the wholesale organization to deliver against customer targets. Works closely with POS data providers and IT to better mine our currently available data, while continually looking for new data sources. Responsibilities: • Proactively manage POS data systems including SKY IT and IRI syndicated data, including monitoring data integrity, data cleansing and repairs, and system improvements • Builds and maintains a library of wholesale scorecards and dashboards built around customer KPOs, continually looks to improve the insights available as well as the communication/training of the available reports to the sales staff and leadership team • Provide analytical support data gathering, analysis, insights generation, presentation for use by sales, marketing, and brand teams to develop growth strategies • Assist Sales Managers, Customer Marketing Managers, and Category Sales Managers in promotional analysis to measure effectiveness and ROI of promotions • Assist technology initiatives-present and future. Create and disseminate actionable information based on reports • Actively support sales teams in the annual financial planning process (F process), with specific responsibility for providing data and insight Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in business or related area • 2 – 3 years of relevant experience in category, forecast, or financial analytics in a retail or wholesale environment, POS or Syndicated Data within Consumer Products industry • Experience in specialty gift, military, department stores and regional department store categories strongly preferred • Candidate must possess the following competencies: strong analytical skills, attention to detail, problem solving, critical thinking, good business judgment, and be a high energy self-starter as well as a collaborative team player • Ability to follow outlined processes and make recommendations for increased efficiency where appropriate • Demonstrated proficiency in Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, BI tools such as Oracle, Tableau, QuikView, and syndicated or customer POS data Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.