Redbox Sr Strategy Analyst, Redbox in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Sr Strategy Analyst

Position Overview

The Senior Strategy Analyst role is focused on supporting Redbox’s key strategic and growth initiatives. This position will work on internal data analysis, consumer research, market tests, predictive analytics, financial modeling, and business cases for various opportunities, with a high degree of exposure to the Redbox Executive Leadership Team. Strategy & Analytics is the central strategy team for the Redbox line of business, responsible for using structured problem solving and analytics to influence Redbox’s major decisions and drive profitable growth. Examples of projects that this position will contribute to, with a wide range of functional teams are:

  • Network Strategy: Developed and executed optimization model and strategy to maximize profitability of Redbox’s 40,000+ kiosk network

  • Pricing Strategy: Conducted a market test to determine pricing elasticity of Redbox’s product offerings and collaborated with large cross-functional team to roll-out price changes

  • Merchandising Analytics: Developed predictive models to improve product placement across the life cycle of a title

  • New Product Expansion: Conducted a market test and evaluated retail landscape to support expansion into new generation games product

Key Responsibilities

  • Work independently or as a leader of a small team to conduct rigorous, fact-based research and analysis and advise senior management on significant business problems

  • Take responsibility for projects from conception to completion, with guidance from S&A Leadership and collaboration with peers

  • Develop and structure recommendations and insights to present to leadership

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and build relationships with key internal clients and business partners include Marketing, Finance, Operations and Executive Leadership

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3+ years of directly applicable experience in an analytical role in a consulting, corporate, or entrepreneurial environment

  • Experience synthesizing large datasets, such as transactional data, customer data or other operational datasets for actionable business insights

  • Experience working on multiple projects concurrently, presenting analysis and insights to management, and collaborating cross-functionally

  • Experience with strategy, consumer products, retail, or entertainment/media is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Evidence of analytical skills, problem solving, and strong logical thinking

  • Strong intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Ability to understand the economic drivers behind a variety of business models

  • Deep Excel skills including building financial and sensitivity models, joining together multiple data sources, verifying data integrity and use of advanced Excel functions

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in PowerPoint with the ability to craft presentations of the key messages and storyline developed from analytical project work

  • Adept at learning new software and analysis methods

  • Experience with SQL, Tableau or a desire to learn/strengthen SQL/Tableau skills is a plus

Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace || || J2W:CB1