Internship Opportunity

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Pricing and Product Analyst

Organization:
Vistek
Industry:
Retail
Number of Positions:
1
Application Deadline:
Aug 16, 2020
Start Date:
Aug 17, 2020
End Date:
Dec 31, 2020
Division:
Location:
Toronto,ON

Job Description:

For more than 40 years, Vistek has been a Canadian success story, retailing photo, video and digital professional equipment solutions. Our consultants assist professionals, ‘pro-sumers’ and consumers in finding their perfect imaging solution.

PRINCIPAL FOCUS:  Reporting directly to the Manager of Pricing and Inventory Strategy of Vistek and supporting the Retail Operations team by providing market, product and pricing support to the organization. The successful candidate will provide analytical insights and business insights and support regarding Vistek product performance, market value of products and sell through initiatives by taking responsibility for the following:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform market research
  • Create reports to help track and understand sales and profit margins
  • Identify underperforming inventory and present suggestions on how to sell through the identified inventory
  • Product Pricing – various categories
  • Perform business analysis on various buckets of inventory and sales and provide actionable intelligence on how to improve business processes
  • Perform follow-up of inventory to track performance
  • Help in creating marketing materials for specified categories of product
  • Work with retail stores to support sell through and pricing of inventory groups
  • Ebay and online vistek web portal management

COMPETENCIES:

  • Must possess strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to work within tight timelines
  • Understand pricing margin calculations
  • Able to multi-task and follow through on deadlines
  • Creative out of the box thinker
  • Self-starter that can work independently and work with cross functional teams
  • Attention to detail and ability to dig deep and learn about root causes
  • Problem identifier and solver

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Marketing experience preferred
  • Pricing and business analysis experience required
  • Product analysis experience is an asset
  • Ability to prioritize and make business decisions
  • Experience working closely with other business units to complete tasks
  • Experience working with ERP systems preferred
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Understanding of retail operations is an asset

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.