At Nielsen, we work with U.S. retailers to help them understand their consumers, and to optimize their business down every aisle. On the Nielsen Retail Team you will work face-to-face with major retail players and use Nielsen solutions to help answer questions such as who is the most valuable shopper, what is the right assortment to carry and, and how to optimize pricing strategies. Every day brings a new challenge when working in the fast paced retail environment.
Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward thinking. Join the Retail Team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, and the voice of Nielsen at our clients.
Associate Client Director, Retail Analytics – National Accounts
As an Associate Client Director - Retail Analytics, you will be responsible for identifying and crafting business-issue solutions by working collaboratively with Professional Services teams across the Regional Accounts client base. Typical client engagements require you to lead meetings to help scope creative solutions to business issues, manage completion of projects, and deliver analytics-insights through storytelling. You must have the ability to bridge "language gap" between clients, client service, and technical aspects of our operation. Key responsibilities include:
Leading integrated analyses in support of client's strategic initiatives. Present analyses to senior level client contacts complete with actionable insights and recommendations for the client's business.
Proactively providing subject matter expertise to client in support of strategic client business issues including Homescan, Spectra, Pricing, Promotion and Assortment.
Maintaining and building productive business relationships with key client contacts
Working collaboratively with other Nielsen teams, including the Retail Analytics Sales and Insights & Operations teams, to further develop existing tools and identify revenue opportunities outside of contracted services.
7+ years’ experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), CPG Retail, and/or market research industry required
Experience leveraging consumer insights to consult with clients on their business issues
Demonstrated ability to applymerchandising analytics (Price/promotion/assortment) to CPG/CPG Retail industry business issues
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage end-to projects, from approach/design to delivery of insights
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to deliver impactful client presentations
Strong analytical aptitude
Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams
Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes while managing multiple priorities
Strong proficiencies in MS Office (Powerpoint, Excel) and Google Applications (Sheets, Slides)
Intermediate financial & contractual acumen preferred
MBA Preferred; BA/BS required
Detail-oriented team player with solid problem-solving and project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Ability to multi-task
Negotiating and influencing skills
Ability to work independently