Jr. Category Analyst
Daymon - Stamford, CT

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Well known as a retail industry leader, Daymon Worldwide has evolved from its roots as a Private Brand pioneer into a full-service retail branding and sourcing company with a global presence. Daymon’s portfolio of companies has expertise across a full array of retail services, including Private Brand Development, Strategy & Branding, Sourcing & Logistics, Retail Merchandising and Consumer Experience Marketing. Daymon Worldwide provides its leading-edge services through multiple business units organized under one corporate umbrella. As a company of 22,000 associates operating on six continents, we bring an enterprise-wide window to the world and real-time experience that is surpassed by none.

The Junior Analyst position will provide analytical support on category and marketing projects for the Stamford Resource Center and Retailer Account Teams.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the Business Development and Marketing teams by providing category analysis using a range of syndicated and non-syndicated data resources.
  • Gain full command and knowledge of Nielsen Nitro, Euromonitor, Planet Retail and Mintel GNPD. Acquire working knowledge of advanced consumer tools such as Homescan, Spectra and MRI.
  • Access relevant information and make basic observations to support the business case for each project.
  • Interact with associates within in the Daymon Resource Center and at Account-Based Teams as necessary to ensure that objectives are being met for each project.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing throughout the entire organization.

  • Exposure to analytics, category management, planning and consultation preferred – this could come from a consumer packaged goods company, management consultant, syndicated data company or retailer.
  • A demonstrated ability to interpret data and think critically.
  • Exposure to working hands-on with IRI or Nielsen scanner and consumer panel data. Knowledge of other syndicated sources, such as Spectra, MRI, Simmons helpful
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks and measure own work
  • BA degree in business, marketing or related field
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written. Strong presentation skills
  • Strong abilities to independently set priorities, multitask, and self-manage
  • Strong PC skills – Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access
  • Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to present results and solutions

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