Market Analyst

Position Overview

The Market Analyst is responsible for providing information and insights into customer (distributor, retailer, ultimate purchaser, etc.), markets, campaign effectiveness and projections on new business ventures to measure performance and support business decisions. The ideal candidate will have experience interpreting data from multiple sources including retail portals, third party information providers, and internal sales systems applying qualitative and quantitative techniques to interpret the data and produce substantiated recommendations. Please send cover letter and resume to JHogan@artskills.com

Responsibilities:

  • Report on sales and identify trends.
  • Interact with sales, IT, and senior management to ensure business decisions have appropriate analytical support.
  • Identify new insights based on available data and, when necessary, make and receive team buy-in for assumptions based on unavailable information.
  • Conduct in-depth data analyses using traditional and advanced methods to determine cause-effect and to report on competitors and industry.
  • Write reports containing actionable recommendations.
  • Create meaningful presentations that answer questions and instill confidence.
  • Other activities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics or related experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience analyzing business performance data, preferably retail consumer goods.
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills with the ability to gain actionable insight based on data.
  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint with the ability to recommend acquisition of other tools necessary.
  • Ability to multitask and build strong relationships while teaming with various company departments.
  • Solid business acumen, analytical and problem solving skills.

About Our Company

Founded in 1987, ArtSkills® is a family owned company committed to bringing quality and innovative poster making and art materials to our customers. Headquartered in Easton, Pennsylvania with overseas operations, ArtSkills makes a wide range of art materials, specializing in poster board accessories, including poster markers, poster lettering, and decorative items to make poster board projects better, faster, and easier. Employees enjoy a true team spirit in a casual work environment with extensive benefits.