Market Analyst
MeadWestvaco - Richmond, VA

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Market Analyst

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description

MWV is seeking ambitious individuals with strong analytical ability and business acumen to join the Marketing team in Richmond, Virginia. This role is in the Marketing Center of Excellence (insights, brand packaging strategy, and market and business analysis) and is responsible for supporting MWV’s packaging businesses through the analysis of industries, end markets, market segments, geographies, customers, and competitors. Successful candidates will have the ability to dissect markets and industries, identify key trends and implications, and advise business leaders in support of profitable growth. The role will be consultative in nature, thus strong interpersonal, presentation and influencing skills are required. This position will provide exposure to multiple businesses and provide a foundation in the MWV approach to marketing, leading to potential future opportunities in marketing, strategy, and sales. WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
  • Good interpersonal, business partnering, and influencing skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving ability
  • Strong service-orientation and responsiveness to internal customers
  • Good business acumen and ability to understand complex and strategic business issues
  • Ability to translate data and information into key insight, implications and recommendations
  • Good presentation skills and proven ability to use PowerPoint effectively in the presentation of complex information
  • Ability/desire to work independently and as a team member in a matrixed organization
  • Strong career interest in marketing or strategy
  • Bachelors degree in business, marketing or related field
  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced features of Microsoft Excel
  • Past marketing, strategy or other commercial experience preferred

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