Senior Competitive Intelligence Analyst

Cox Automotive Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 weeks ago

*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 15 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *218496
VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS U.S.-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).
*Cox Automotive *is currently looking for a Senior Competitive Intelligence Analyst to join our team in Atlanta, GA, Burlington, VT, Mission, KS, North Hills, NY, Draper, UT or Dallas, TX.
The Role:
The Senior Competitive Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for supporting competitive intelligence efforts to capture, analyze, and synthesize competitive insights from various channels (earnings calls, analysts reports, press releases, team members, etc.). The Analyst will also maintain competitor profiles including drivers, current strategy, management assumptions, and capabilities. They will primarily support the Cox Automotive BUs/Solution Groups. In addition to keeping a pulse on key competitive activity, the Senior Competitive Intelligence Analyst will play a key role in product updates and overall competitive dynamics in the space, with the objective of aiding in developing strategic insights focused on maintaining the companies leadership positions. Activities will also support business planning, product development, sales enablement, marketing, and competitive response strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Research: stay current on market and competitors and monitor the news/marketplace, on a daily basis. Undertake specific projects, build areas of expertise and share knowledge with team members.

  • Competitive analysis: perform research and analysis on specific competitors: market presence, product offerings and capabilities, sales strategies and relevant dynamics. Gain a deep understanding of some of Cox Automotives key competitors and help build winning competitive strategies.

  • Content development: develop competitive briefs, quarterly earnings points-of-view (POVs), product matrixes and presentations for different audiences (product teams, sales, pre-sales, marketing, executive team, partners) with the appropriate level of details. Also, partner with Sales and Marketing teams to create competitive battle cards and other sales enablement materials

  • Product management: stay abreast of competitor product evolutions and launches. Identify and communicate portfolio gaps and market observations on a regular basis.

  • Sales support: Assist sales in competitive situations by making recommendations on sales strategies

  • Effectively coordinate, capture, synthesize and analyze competitive insights from various channels, maintaining robust competitor profiles that synthesize key insights.

  • Establish a strong network, including key industry groups, clients and experts (internal and external).

  • Keep abreast of developments and best practices in the Competitive Intelligence field and maintain the knowledge necessary to retain professional competence (including participation in competitive intelligence-related events).

  • Support ad hoc research requests and assume other responsibilities as they arise.
    Qualifications:
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)

  • Bachelors Degree in related field and 5 years of professional experience, preferably competitive intelligence, product strategy, product marketing or business consulting; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA strongly preferred.

  • Self-starter mentality that possesses critical thinking capabilities, intellectual curiosity, and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to be collaborative in a highly matrixed environment, influence without authority, stand out as a successful, objective and strategic thought partner.

  • Energetic and positive team player who is flexible and personable with a service-oriented attitude.

  • Must have a natural curiosity and comfort with ambiguous information and limited direction.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment in which attention to detail is expected.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Approaches change with a positive mindset.

  • Embraces responsibility for outcomes and impact.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to deliver concise reporting, presentations, and materials that are executive-friendly.
    #LI-030

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions

  • Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
    Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
    Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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