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Sales Analyst

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Customer Development
Minneapolis, MN
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Background & Purpose of the Job

The focus ofthe Sales Analyst positionis to provide analytical support on Unilever’s business at Target regarding customer management information. The position is responsible for proactively analyzing and reviewing information on current business, identifying opportunities or potential problems within information being analyzed and other tasks as assigned. The position also entails updating and communication of programming and funding to all key Unilever personnel.

Who You Are & What YouWillDo

  • Provide in depth analytical support focused on business solutions in presentation ready formats

  • Some independent work with the account, with manager guidance, on business development opportunities

  • Analyze business to identify and understand business trends and provide recommended solutions

  • Thorough promotional analysis on all events that will lead to insights on efficiency and productivity 

  • Proactively work with Target on in-stock issues and resolutions 

  • Create sales ready presentations with analysis to be presented to the account, brands, and internal teams

  • Use existing data platforms to create new methodology to analyze business opportunities and risks

  • Deduction management with Genpact third-party partners and the administration of Target’s online deduction (VMI) process

  • Full item management responsibility on all items on Target POL/IMN and

  • Collaborate with team within Unilever and customer to share best practice analysis

  • You are a born leader:You seek fresh opportunities, insisting on innovation and never settling for “good enough.” You take pride in delivering work to the highest standards.

  • You are a strategy guru:You love to think outside the box and imagine new possibilities for the business. You are a visionary, creating strategies to drive business growth and inspiring others along the way.

  • You love to win, and have fun doing it:You believe in taking the lead in the marketplace versus following. You have a positive attitude about the company's future and a passion for winning.

  • You are a changemaker:You know there is always a way we can improve results and you are committed to helping others see those possibilities.

  • You are a dot connector:You are good in problem solving; possess initiative and drive to solve problems with limited direction and raise analyses beyond reporting

What YouWillNeedtoSucceed

Bachelor’s DegreeinBusiness, Marketing or related area preferred. Minimum1-year related experience; demonstrating knowledge of customer, data, systems, and ability to analyze info and trends to make recommendationsPossess excellent computer skills; especiallywithMicrosofttools; strong analytical skills and solutions oriented.  Must have the organizational skills and the ability to prioritize. Must have knowledge of IRIdata reportingandTarget’s PartnersOnline and VIQ Systems.

You have the ability to manage multiple projects / processes at one time; and canhandle increasingly more responsibility as new platforms are launched 

You can effectively communicate across Customer Business Managers, Business Development, Headquarters Planning group andCustomer Service organization; have theskills to dialogue with customers and create solutions to problem areas.

What We Can Offer You


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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