Vans Analyst, Sales (Strategic Accounts)

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Vans: Be a Part of the Original
It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people Paul Van Doren
Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans our culture sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.
Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the worlds largest apparel and footwear company comprised of over 30 brands. We are the leading drivers of retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we take great measures in developing and growing our people.
Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individuals pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly growing business.

By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Analyst, Sales: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family
As an Analyst on the U.S. Wholesale team, your primary responsibility is to assist the Sales department with detailed reporting that can help drive incremental sales. This includes Sell Thru reports are an instrumental tool that should clearly communicate successes and opportunities within US Wholesale. An understanding of retail reporting, retail math and the ability to breakdown POS data is essential to build strong-comprehensive analytical reports.You will be a contributor on the Sales Analytics Team by exploring new ways to report selling trends and market intel as the business changes, while helping to establish consistency and best practices as well as provide regular support for the Sales Team with multiple ranges of requests based on individual needs, while adding customized and relevant content that comes from critical thinking and analysis.

How You Will Move the Needle:
Create and develop detailed reports for the Sales team that will help drive business decisions. Develop dashboards to help key business partners make decisions and recommendations for their business accounts. Collect data from our wholesale accounts, validate and build reports as well as refresh presentation ready reports on a weekly, monthly and seasonal basis. Share trends and market research and results with cross-functional teams including Finance, Operations, Planning, Merchandising and Marketing. Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross-functional team members. Establish strong communication with other management staff, employees and others with whom the company conducts business. Facilitate multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment as challenging projects are a given.

Desired Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years
Advanced Excel andPowerpoint experience is necessary
Analytical and critical thinking
Detail orientated to ensure all reports are accurate
Clearly communicate detailed sell thru analysis, market intel and selling trends with cross-functional teams
Ability to work, collaborate and function in a team environment
Excellent organizational skills is a must for maintaining large quantities of files in multiple formats
Previous experience building dashboards and Adhoc reporting from raw data, that can help identify key learning and opportunities for growth.
Ability to foresee and plan accordingly to meet weekly, monthly, seasonal deadlines
Willingness to learn new processes and help establish best practices
Customer facing exposure is helpful
Previous experience with POS data, SPS Commerce reporting, Cognos reporting is helpful
Exhibits professionalism, honest, integrity, courtesy and respect in all dealing with fellow employees, guests and vendors

Educational/Position Requirements:
Associates/Bachelors Degree in related field
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Up to 15% travel
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Bend, lift and move product up to 25 pounds