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Manager, Strategy & Analytics

Manager, Strategy & Analytics


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Position Overview


The Manager of Strategy & Analytics will report to the Sr. Director, Strategy & Analytics, and is responsible for supporting Redbox?s key strategic and growth initiatives. You will lead, mentor, and develop a small team and be responsible for several key projects from ideation to execution.? This also entails preparing and presenting work that can be shared across a number of audiences including the Redbox Leadership Team, the Board of Directors, as well as key external partners including studios and retailers.? Redbox?s main office is in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, but the team usually works in our satellite office in Downtown Chicago 2-3 days per week.


Strategy & Analytics is the central strategy team for Redbox and is responsible for using structured problem solving and analytics to influence the company?s major decisions and drive additional revenue and cost savings. We are a small and highly collaborative team of professionals with prior experience in functional areas that include consulting, data analytics, and retail strategy. We collaborate on projects with a wide range of functional teams, such as:



  • Network Strategy: Developed and executed a new site selection model and strategy to - profitably expand Redbox?s 40,000+ kiosk network

  • Pricing Strategy: Conducted a market test to determine pricing elasticity of Redbox?s product offerings and collaborated with large cross-functional team to roll-out price changes

  • Merchandising Analytics: Developed and tested predictive models to improve product placement across the life cycle of a title

  • New Product Expansion: Led end-to-end strategy for Movie Sell-Through business including product availability, pricing, marketing campaigns, and technology improvements.


Key Responsibilities



  • Lead a team of Analysts and Senior Analysts responsible for conducting rigorous, fact-based analysis that result in actionable recommendations and impactful results

  • Provide thought leadership and oversight for complex data analysis as well as daily guidance for project teams and detailed review of final output

  • Formally manage, develop, and mentor team members to build team effectiveness and grow as future business leaders

  • Communicate effectively and persuasively with senior management and internal partners utilizing fact based analysis to influence decisions

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and build relationships with partners including Marketing, Sales, Content Acquisition, Operations, and Executive Leadership.? Leverage relationships to identify new project opportunities for S&A?s future pipeline

  • Develop a deep understanding of the economics and operations of the Redbox business, earning a reputation as a valued contributor and sought-after partner

  • Partner with S&A team leaders on project development and prioritization, as well as allocating resources to maximize the impact of the team


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities



  • Experience leading multiple projects with demanding deadlines, changing requirements, and limited resources

  • A decisive project leader, with the ability to push a project forward, to draw key insights from analysis, and to determine recommendations and next steps

  • Experience with independently analyzing large data sets and providing recommendations required

  • Experience with optimization strategies, pricing, test and control methodologies, site selection and performance analytics, or large-scale data analytics required

  • Demonstrated success in verbal and written communication with senior leadership to drive and influence impactful change in the organization

  • Strong business and financial acumen.? Ability to understand the economic drivers behind a variety of business models

  • Advanced Excel skills required and basic proficiency in SQL and Tableau preferred.? Willingness to learn other new software and tools

  • Experience with retail, consumer products, or entertainment/media is a plus


Education & Experience



  • Bachelor?s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, or similar required;? MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a consulting, strategy, or comparable analytics-heavy environment is required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience leading project teams and providing direction, coaching and motivating team members


Redbox? is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you?re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You?ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.


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Posting Notes: -- United States?-- Illinois?-- Oakbrook Terrace?-- ?-- J2W:CB1


 

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