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Pricing & Promotions Analyst

| Chicago

 

We’re a top-rated retail app. You’re an analyst looking to help discover consumer insights. Let’s talk.

 

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

 

At Groupon we are passionate about using data to drive business decisions. The Pricing and Promotions team brings together Marketing, Product Management and Data Science to drive conversion and grow margins through pricing, promotions and price display. Our team combines a strategic mindset, analytical thinking, and operational horsepower to drive business value.

 

As a Pricing and Promotions Analyst, you will be engaged in: delivering insights on pricing and profitability, designing promotions, developing and sizing business initiatives, participating in A/B test design and analysis.

 

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

 

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Analyze trends and deliver insights on pricing and promotion performance.

  • Develop, size and track the success of business initiatives around pricing, price display and promotions.

  • Set the Groupon promotional calendar, and collaborate with Merchandising and Push Marketing to design promotional tests and treatments.

  • Oversee the price setting process, manage several pricing programs and serve as an expert on pricing issues.

  • Define promotional exclusion rules to maximize gross profit.

  • Collaborate with Data Science, Product Management and Engineering to design better promotional and pricing systems, improve deal pricing and provide a better customer experience.

  • Participate in A/B test design and analysis, conduct deep-dives and help guide product and marketing strategy.

  • Be a key part of setting pricing and promotional strategy.

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Economics, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or similar field

  • 1-2+ years of professional experience with data analytics

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to effectively articulate insights and recommend actions

  • You are an excellent communicator (written and verbal) and have experience translating business objectives and problems into analytic problems, and analytic solutions into actionable business solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and decisions (not just report on analytics)

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel

  • Intermediate level SQL experience. R and Tableau  a plus

  • Prior experience with pricing, A/B testing or e-commerce a plus

  • You're a creative problem solver who finds problems and recommends effective plans of action, figuring out "the how" by troubleshooting and solving problems with data

  • An independent and motivated learner; you find the right people within the organization to teach you what you're trying to learn

  • You thrive working on multiple projects with cross-functional teams in a rapidly changing environment

 

Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our employee resource groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.

An Insider's view of Groupon

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

What are Groupon Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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