McMillanDoolittle is currently seeking a Retail Consulting Analyst.
Job Description: The Retail Consulting Analyst position is an entry level consulting role at McMillanDoolittle. No prior consulting experience is required; prior retail experience in a merchandising or analytical role is desired. Retail Consulting Analysts support the company’s client projects, business development, research, publications and presentations.
Key Job Responsibilities: Provide research, planning and analysis support for retail consulting projects working under the direction of McMillanDoolittle partners and senior staff. Activities include consumer research planning, merchandise and operations analysis, financial modeling, project administration, preparing PowerPoint presentations, attending client planning meetings and providing support, and capturing and distributing planning meeting notes. A secondary role is to support the company’s marketing and business development activities, including study tours, seminars and speeches, conferences, multi-client studies, and special publications. Some travel will be required.
Reporting Relationship: Position will report to a senior consulting associate based upon area of responsibility and project. We work in a matrix environment where each project or business area reports to a different partner depending upon the project.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package with additional performance incentives.
Background and Skills Required:
Skills: Strong Microsoft Office skills with proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experienced with online research and financial analysis. Strong analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail. Good writing skills, and demonstrated ability to concisely communicate key ideas verbally and in written work. Able to complete assignments accurately and on time.
Personal Qualities: Quick study, critical thinker, creative and self-motivated. Able to work as team player in small company environment. Strong interpersonal skills. Passion for retailing.
Other Requirements: Undergraduate degree in Business or equivalent. Retail experience preferred.
Location: Chicago, Downtown.
Please send your cover letter and resume to Felicia Greenbaum at email@example.com
McMillanDoolittle is currently seeking an analyst with experience in consumer research to join our consulting team as a Research Associate. This individual will be responsible for providing planning and analytical support for the firm’s client engagements with a focus on consumer research activities.
The Research Associate supports the design and execution of primary research studies, analyzes consumer data, and generates actionable insights for external client audiences. This position will collaborate with the Consumer Insights Director to support consulting projects and contribute to the firm’s retail thought leadership. This is a client-facing role that is instrumental in fueling our firm’s strategy business based on data and insights we receive directly from consumers.
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Location: Chicago, River North.
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