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Manager of Research & Analytics - New York, NY

Ref: 88 Date Posted: Monday 20 Nov 2017
The purpose of this role is to discover business opportunities for Edrington through analyzing quantitative and qualitative data sets and studies pertaining to the industry, Edrington’s brands, & our consumer. This role will serve as the key intermediary between Edrington’s market research and internal customers demonstrating the ability to synthesize complex data sets into actionable insights.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with both local brand team and global insights teams to facilitate marketing research projects; Global research projects include brand health trackers, trade trackers, occasion studies, media spend analysis, and touch point studies.
  • Design, manage, & execute local research projects and deliver back the results in a clear and strategic manner; formats can range from organizing focus groups to leveraging our digital consumer panels
  • Collaborate with Business Intelligence/Development teams to identify emerging categories, brands, and consumer trends; synthesize these trends into a deck to be presented for brand strategy and leadership meetings
  • Consolidate various data sets across the business into a singular depository; create models that analyse this database to identify key opportunities for our business as well as measure the effectiveness of our marketing spend
  • Utilize social listening tools to identify opportune consumer/community; partner with brand teams in ideating brands/strategies that can activate these groups
  • Partner with commercial and marketing teams to develop “Smart Distribution” – an initiative aimed at utilizing data/research to select our distribution and marketing investment
  • Manage Edrington Americas annual research budget

Knowledge, Skills & Core Competencies Required

  • Undergraduate degree or above with major in a STEM, Business or Marketing related field
  • Previous liquor marketing research agency experience is preferred
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Solid understanding of data, modelling and research
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required. 
  • Knowledge of data processing languages will be beneficial but is not required.
  • This individual should be well-organized, detail-minded who can multi-task with ease.
  • A pro-active and result-driven approach would be advantageous.
  • Excellent proficiency of the English language, both verbal and written, is essential for this position.
  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Must be at least 21 years of age