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Senior Pricing Analyst

  • Job Tracking ID: 512842-588448
  • Job Location: Salem, OR
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 23, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Summary

Bookbyte is seeking an analytical guru to take the helm of the company’s pricing strategy and slingshot it to the next level. If you are seeking a mission critical role where you will have a direct impact on the company’s success, then we might have just the opportunity for you. The Senior Pricing Analyst will be the engine behind the company’s pricing (buying/selling), this position will work within the Business Intelligence team and partner with senior leadership to drive the profitability.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop analytics and strategies to improve the decision-making process regarding the company’s buying and selling of inventory.
  • Develop, implement and maintain business unit modeling related to pricing, margins, inventory positions, etc.
  • Conduct market analysis of existing and new products/business channels.
  • Define, develop, and monitor business unit performance metrics utilizing business intelligence software tools as well as available market data.
  • Partner with the Business Intelligence team to develop cyclical procurement forecasting to help guide the buying and selling of inventory during the business’s critical sales seasons.
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments/teams to provide actionable insight on specific business opportunities.
  • Create, update and maintain the company’s pricing guides in alignment with product strategies and business objectives.
  • Provide historical, as well as forward looking analysis on an ongoing and ad hoc basis.
  • Identify and address complex revenue problems and opportunities using creative analytic approaches.

Experience and Skills:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Business Management, Finance or an equivalent/applicable field. MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in either commercial marketing, business analysis, financial or other analytical roles in a high-tech environment. Special consideration will be given to candidates with direct experience in the eCommerce space or the textbook industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience, with advance skills in Microsoft Excel, SQL and working knowledge of BI software tools/best practices.
  • Good general knowledge of both sales and product marketing processes.
  • Passionate, self-motivated, with a strong drive to achieve business objectives.
  • The ability to work independently and own their field of expertise as a subject matter expert.
  • Excellent communication skills - speaks and writes clearly and concisely
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Loves to collaborate and foster a thriving organizational culture.
  • Experience with data visualization software a plus

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicant must submit to post-offer, pre-employment background check.

Working Conditions

  • Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.