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Retail Client Solutions - Consultant (Des Moines, IA)

At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data-our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.

For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You'll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you'll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, culture, thought and skill bring to our business, our clients, our people and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates openness, collaboration, creativity, equity, inclusivity and growth for all.

What will I be doing?

You will support our Casey's account in Des Moines, IA. When IRI employees begin returning to the office at a timeframe to be determined in 2021, this role will have onsite requirements. You will continue to build the relationship at Casey's with increased services and expand manufacturer client success at Casey's by working collaboratively to enhance value and deliver growth.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exceed signed revenue and achieve favorable data contract terms by over-delivering on insights, identifying opportunities to expand/ extend projects, and exceptionally serving the client.
  • Understand dynamics of Casey's relationship; balance IRI's role of purchaser of data and provider of data from an economic and relationship perspective.
  • Ensure data flow and integrity
  • Maintain an ability to keep manufacturer and retailer perspective in mind at all times; able to think through multiple divergent paths and understand the implications on the client and IRI.
  • Work as a strategic partner with an IRI client, serving as a leader of this critical relationship.
  • Develop strategies to increase loyalty and build/enhance programs to deliver strong results
  • Build rapid rapport with key client contacts and across functions within the IRI organization.
  • Consult with client to apply/maximize insights gleaned from IRI data including store data analysis, household purchase behavior analysis, surveys, audits, data modeling, in-market testing, and other custom projects.
  • Serve as a passionate advocate for the client in order to build their businesses; this may involve advocating a sales strategy in a challenging environment.
  • Create indispensable, long-term, solution-focused consultative partnerships.
  • Provide leadership on finding efficiencies across the team (cost savings, productivity, etc.).

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience with syndicated data, analytics, eCommerce, category management, or related fields is required
  • Undergraduate degree required; Advanced degree preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of the retail domain (Food, Drug, Mass) and the channel-relevant issues.
  • Marketing and/or sales analytics experience with a CPG company, Retailer, or other CPG industry companies using syndicated data
  • Deep experience with shopper loyalty programs and demonstrated success in increasing frequency of trips and spend.
  • Demonstrated expertise in translating data and analysis into relevant implications
  • Strong project management and process skills
  • Ability to engage in a consultative manner with clients when helping solve/manage content deliverables
  • Ability to build and leverage mutually beneficial relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to develop creative ways to address business issues
  • Demonstrated planning, leadership, communication, negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of client issues and strong analytic skills.
  • Ability to inspire commitment and excellence and drive for results.
  • Experience with IRI solutions. ILD and Unify
  • Good presentation skills with power point and excel
  • Financial management - manages to budget, understands account financial dynamics, suggests ways to be more efficient.


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About Us

As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically-advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefit package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal development, Executional excellence, Client growth, Innovation and creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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