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Senior Sales Analyst in Atlanta, GA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2018

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for a Sr. Sales Analyst who will join our Home Depot account team in Vinings, GA.

The Senior Sales Analyst creates actionable revenue-generating and cost-saving opportunities by analyzing the market for Scotts products and assisting the Sales and Supply Chain teams. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing key performance indicators (e.g., productivity, shipment and point of sale trends, inventory status, promo effectiveness) and provides recommendations for optimization.

  • Partnering with cross-functional groups across the business to analyze components of the business where problems/trends exist.

  • Working with business development managers to identify, quantify, and communicate assortment and merchandising opportunities

  • Performing various administrative and tactical duties including periodic reporting and analysis

  • Developing accurate sales forecasts

Sample projects include estimating the impact of a price change on a product line and forecasting changes in demand due to increased marketing activity. The summation of these projects resulting presenting the bottom-line impact of those analyses and making strategic recommendations to leadership.

This is not a reporting or report-building position; it is a chance to drive measurable improvements in our business results. The optimal candidate is therefore highly motivated to apply high-grade quantitative skills to a wide range of real-world business challenges.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field

  • Interest in Sales and Marketing career progression

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong quantitative skills

  • Analytics experience in either a retail or consumer products manufacturing environment

  • Experience with pricing analytics, econometrics, and/or market research is particularly valuable

  • Major Systems experience with SAP, BW, and Tableau

  • Self-starter: willing to tackle ambiguous, complex data analyses creatively and to constantly seek improvements in the analytic processes of the office

  • Ability to effectively handle, clean, analyze, and visualize large datasets

  • Ability to extract and clearly communicate actionable business insights from messy data

  • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally within the organization

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):


  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including philanthropic and community based events.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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