Redbox Strategy Analyst (Redbox) in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Strategy AnalystPosition Overview_________________________The Strategy Analyst role is focused on supporting Redbox’s key strategic and growth initiatives. You will enjoy an intellectual challenge, a high caliber peer group, and project variety often associated with management consulting, as well as the opportunity to see the implementation of your analysis. You will work on internal data analysis, pricing strategy, market tests, predictive analytics, financial modeling, and business cases for various opportunities, with a high degree of exposure to the Redbox Executive Leadership Team. Redbox’s main office is in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, but team members usually work in our satellite office in Downtown Chicago 3 days per week. Strategy & Analytics is the central strategy team for Redbox and is responsible for using structured problem solving and analytics to influence the company’s major decisions and drive profitable growth. We are a small and highly collaborative team of professionals with prior experience in functional areas that include management consulting, data analytics and retail strategy. We collaborate on projects with a wide range of functional teams, such as:
• Network Strategy: Developed and executed a new site selection model and strategy to - profitably expand 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 and tested predictive models to improve product placement across the life cycle of a title• New Product Expansion: Led end-to-end strategy for Movie Sell-Through business including product availability, pricing, marketing campaigns, and technology improvements Key Responsibilities• Work independently or as a member or 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 including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Executive Leadership Knowledge, Skills & Abilities• Evidence of analytical skills, problem solving, and strong logical thinking• Strong intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly• 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 analysis methods• Basic proficiency in SQL, Tableau and willingness to learn other new software and tools
Education & Experience• Bachelor’s degree• 1+ 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 with consumer products, consumer insights, retail, or entertainment/media is a plus• Prior experience with any of the above tools or statistical analysis a plus This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
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