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Posted November 5th

National Category Insights Analyst

Toronto, Ontario

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Posted November 5th

National Category Insights Analyst

Toronto, Ontario

What You Need To Know


This Insights Analyst will provide key analytical and decision support to all Marketing and Finance leadership teams. The role is specifically tailored to building out the necessary tools and processes to support external reporting to our suppliers and brand teams. This involves generating insights and providing recommendations based on identifying business opportunities through regional, competitive, category, and pricing analyses. Additionally, the role will also be supporting our internal financial reporting processes, specifically focusing on performance measurement against plan. This will help guide the business in understanding where we need to prioritize opportunities while mitigating any risk to the fiscal plan. Overall this highly visible role will be a strong partner to the leadership team with tremendous opportunity to make an impact on how view our business on a strategic perspective and help guide major business decisions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Generate, analyze, and maintains daily and monthly business and supplier reports
  • Create new impactful reports/PowerPoint presentations that summarize key findings and actionable takeaways to the business
  • Provide monthly summary market insights about brand and category trends, pricing analysis, competitive analysis, the share of market performance, and on/off-premise distribution and sales velocity performance
  • Conduct maintenance and data cleansing on internal systems to ensure reporting accuracy
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of trade spend activities by providing insights on various KPI’s including sales performance, distribution, and return on investment.
  • Develop and implement new standardized business reporting and scorecards.
  • Lead point of contact in the ongoing development and improvement of the company's in-house analytics platform
  • Lead point of contact for data analysis, and other analytical support for marketing teams
  • Ad-hoc analyses and requests, as required
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business plus two years of experience in an analytical role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years of progressive experience in an analytical role within the alcohol beverage or consumer packaged goods industry
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Planning and organizational skills necessary to coordinate workload around multiple assignments
  • Ability to interpret and summarize data, identify key takeaway insights and business implications
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office a must– Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proven ability to design and implement new tools, models, and templates
  • Ability to streamline processes to create efficiencies
  • Experience working directly with systems developers an asset 
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other business areas, and governmental agencies

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time may include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or mobile device
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
Toronto, Ontario