First Insight is on the leading edge of advanced predictive analytics for retailers utilizing social networking in an innovative way. We are looking for smart, talented, high-energy individuals who will share our vision and enthusiasm. There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of our company.
The Data Analyst at First Insight is an integral part of First Insight’s Account Management Organization and serves as a vital link between its technical solution offering and the strategic business objectives of First Insight and its customers.
Strategy & Planning
Work directly with First Insight’s Account Management organization to display customer value by translating customer’s raw sales data into presentable information.
Validate and verify business needs have been met.
Interpret data and analyze results to provide periodic reports.
Identify trends and patterns in various data sets.
Implement existing and develop new financial models to quantify the value of First Insight’s predictive analytics solution on the sales and gross margin of First Insight’s customers.
Execute departmental initiatives related to profitability, customer retention, loyalty, security, and processing integrity.
Participate as needed as Subject Matter Expert in Product.
Implementation & Deployment
Work in conjunction with Strategic Relationship Managers to design, build, and deploy customer Insights per the agreed-upon Insight Strategy and per First Insight’s best practices.
Conduct and participate in customer meetings.
Pay close attention to project team needs, anticipate problems and recommend solutions.
Work with customer’s Consumer Insights (or like) Group to analyze information that comes from First Insight’s testing Protocols.
Train junior members of the Account Management organization, particularly in the areas of Insight management, quantifying value, and Insight design best practices.
Learn and effectively communicate company’s marketing message to our customers.
University degree in the field of mathematics, statistics,economics, business administration or industrial administration is required.
An advanced degree is a plus.
Knowledge & Experience
Established proficiency in MS Office with advanced Excel skills (including applying Excel functions and building/interpreting pivot charts).
Ability to disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to translate business problems to action plans and present findings.
Experience with R, SAS, SPSS, or other statistical software package is a plus.
Previous retail experience is a plus.
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Keen attention to detail.
Excellent presentation skills.
Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to think creatively and in broad terms to develop opportunities for the company.