Overview and Responsibilities
As part of Nickelodeon Research, the Retail & Market Analytics team supports Consumer Products across all Nickelodeon brands (SpongeBob, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora, etc.). This role works closely with retail sales and lines of business teams, as well as key constituents across the broader organization. Candidates should have a passion for data and detailed report execution. This Sr. Analyst position is based in Minneapolis, MN.
Track POS data for key retailers to inform of Nickelodeon Consumer Product performance
Dialogue with Retail teams on product launches, placement, timing and related promotions
Prepare weekly and monthly performance reports
Become an industry expert on retailers assigned (e.g. CPG, Home), showing an understanding of retailer strategy, category trends, and opportunities etc.
Combine diverse data sources (syndicated data, proprietary data, primary data, etc.) into actionable and digestible insights that help drive sales
Collaborate with internal teams to provide insights to key stakeholders regarding consumers, their behaviors and the competitive landscape
Concisely summarize data to create compelling analyses and engaging presentations
Work with Operations Team and/or vendors to check for data accuracy and quality
Continually assist with optimizing the data management and reporting processes, implementing changes where applicable
Experience interpreting data and presenting findings to senior thought leaders
Strong aptitude for working with large sets of quantitative data and extracting relevant points
Must be able to build relationships and work well with others to deliver results
Must be a strong communicator and organized
Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of syndicated services such as Nielsen AOD, and/or IRI Unify preferred
Experience with COGNOS, Microstrategy, Tableau, and other business analytics tools a plus
Must work well under pressure and be able to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously
Ability to contribute to a strong team environment with positive input as a team player
Self-starter who is energetic, enthusiastic, adaptable, and customer-oriented
Nickelodeon, now in its 37th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years.