DIGITAL PARTNERSHIPS ANALYST II at Ulta Beauty

| West Suburbs
Sorry, this job was removed at 11:42 a.m. (CST) on Thursday, April 9, 2020
Find out who's hiring in Chicago.
See all Marketing jobs in Chicago

We are looking for a collaborative team player who employs innovative thinking to develop and continuously improve programs, exhibits strong leadership and communication skills, and excels at driving efficiency.  The Digital Partnerships Analyst II’s responsibilities include the day-to-day management and strategic planning of campaigns run in partnership with our brand partners, external partners and departments within Ulta Beauty. This role requires both strategic and tactical level work to continuously improve the experience of our guests and brand partnerships.

 

The Digital Partnerships Analyst II is responsible for strategic planning, development, execution and evaluation of Ulta Beauty’s Digital Marketing COOP Program. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Marketing, the Digital Partnerships Analyst II will work with internal teams across marketing and merchant teams, as well as external brands and partners to achieve business objectives. Ulta Beauty is looking for an enterprise thinker that exhibits leadership and persuasion skills.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (*Essential Functions)   

  • Speaks confidently to all available digital Program channels as a subject matter expert
  • Assists in developing all strategic direction for brand funded digital campaigns alongside Digital Marketing Manager
  • Leads yearly and quarterly planning sessions with brand partners
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt and onboard new channel offerings; assists Digital Marketing Manager in bringing in new platforms and ways of working
  • Demonstrates ability to present and synthesize information to large groups of all levels, including Senior Executives
  • Participates in monthly forecasting and profit measurement for the overall program
  •  Acts as internal media planner for all partnership programs; able to understand client goals and objectives and recommend how to flight the media accordingly
  • Owns and manages entire workstreams for all Brand Partner Digital campaign execution details and relationship management
  • Works closely with external and internal partners to ensure alignment on approach and strategy for Brand Partner digital campaigns
  •  Identifies and tracks opportunities for new creative formats or strategic approaches utilized in Brand Partner campaigns, including noting best practices and learnings, on a quarterly basis
  •  Informs Digital Creative Team and Digital Marketing Analyst II of any key insights that can be applied to core program work
  • Presents learnings and proposals via phone or in-person meetings with internal and external stakeholders (including Sr. Leadership)
  • Participates in Market Week meetings to develop relationships with key Brand Partners; attends relevant Digital Specific Breakout Sessions
  • Works with Digital Marketing Manager on identifying, tracking, and applying key Quantitative / Qualitative insights to incorporate into brand proposals
  • Partners directly with Loyalty, CRM, and Analytics team members to appropriately share insights from Digital programs and understand opportunities to refine approach to brand campaigns based on key learnings

 

 


Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Marketing or Business Administration
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with Digital Marketing channels or partnership marketing
  • Proven track record in managing marketing programs within the retail industry
  • Media planning experience; preferably in an agency setting
  • Self-starter that can work independently
  • Ability to work in startup like environment
  • Excellent account management skills
  • Ability to synthesize disparate pieces of information in order to see new opportunities
  • Excellent client service skills
  • High attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  •  Advanced problem-solving skills
  •   Understand how/when to incorporate qualitative data into decision-making
  •  Proven ability to work closely with technical (software development) teams
  • Vendor management skills
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Solid data analysis skills and ability to identify actionable insights from large data sets
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously and stay focused and organized
  • Omni-channel experience
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong presentation skills and an aptitude for synthesizing complex material so that it is clear, meaningful and actionable to a variety of stakeholders
  • Background/interest in cosmetics/beauty/fashion fields
Read Full Job Description

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • JSFFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SAP HANADatabases
    • AxureDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • MailChimpEmail

Location

Our satellite campus is in Chicago at 120 S. Riverside Plaza with 100 workstations & conference rooms which associates can reserve.
Eyeliner, Meet AI: How Ulta's Tech Team Creates Beautiful Retail Experiences
Watch

An Insider's view of Ulta Beauty

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

Flexible! Ulta leadership recognizes that associates will do their best work when they feel supported. The options of FlexCity, FlexShift, FlexPlace, and FlexTime allow an associate and manager to partner to create arrangements that support the employee's specific needs while satisfying Ulta's business requirements for their position.

Kelly

Lead IT Analyst

What does your typical day look like?

I would consider a typical day for me at Ulta to be very atypical. Every day is different; filled with new challenges and surprises as things move at the speed of light. So, what is typical? Because Ulta has such an amazing culture of people and energy, regardless of what the day brings, you will end the day knowing you work at an awesome place.

David

IT Portfolio Manager-IT Risk, SAP, EDA & Integrations, G&D, LP

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being able to take on challenges and responsibilities that might intimidate you are important in being successful. These experiences offer a chance to put your skills to practice and learn. ULTA not only recognizes and rewards those individuals, but builds the confidence and support to help you grow.

Selene

IT Associate Analyst, Security & Network Operations

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I make myself accessible by proactively building strong business relationships, sharing knowledge, listening to business needs, asking questions and solving complex business problems. Our teams partner together to demonstrate strategic improvements and ‘wow’ the business by putting people at ease and working together to achieve business goals.

Rani

Senior Manager - Data Protection

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned more in my 5yrs at Ulta than in my previous 14yrs of IT combined. Not only in technology, but in relationship management, budgeting, distribution, e-commerce, procurement, business strategy, skillset calibration and more. This openness and transparency provides unlimited recipes for success – you just have to pick one and run with it!

Brad

IT Architect

What are Ulta Beauty Perks + Benefits

Ulta Beauty Benefits Overview

Being rewarded for your hard work never goes out of style. With a number of options to choose from, you can select benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. And benefits begin on your first day of active employment.

In addition to the competitive benefits outlined, we also have a generous Associate Discount of 25% off on retail products and 50% off on salon services.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Ulta Beauty partners with After School Matters and Skills for Chicagoland's Future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Ulta Beauty is proud to partner with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Save the Children through the Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation.
Intracompany committees
Ulta Beauty has a variety of Corporate Associate groups, such as the Ulta Green Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Ulta Beauty is committed to ensuring our "Champion Diversity" value and "Inclusion" competency are part of who we are and the decisions we make.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Ulta Beauty associates can contribute up to the IRS limits of $2,700 annually to their Health Care FSA and up to $5,000 to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
All benefit-eligible associates are provided with company paid short-term disability & long-term disability insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental critical illness and accident coverage.
Dental Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers dental insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Vision Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers health insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid basic life insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental term life insurance and supplemental AD&D insurance.
Pet Insurance
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary pet insurance.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Ulta Beauty associates can save for their retirement by participating in the 401(k) plan administered by Fidelity, following 60 days of service.
401(K) Matching
Ulta Beauty matches 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2% of eligible compensation deferred and is 100% vested immediately.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth parent and provide 2 weeks of paid leave for the non-birth parent.
Flexible Work Schedule
Ulta Beauty provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and summer hours.
Family Medical Leave
All Ulta Beauty associates are eligible to apply for a leave of absence, which will be reviewed for any federal (FMLA) or state protected leave eligibility.
Adoption Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides adoption assistance reimbursement and paid-time off.
Company sponsored family events
Ulta Beauty participates in National Bring Your Child to Work Day.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We believe each associate should have time off from work each year. Ulta Beauty provides the following paid time off: vacation days, personal days, sick days and paid holidays.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Ulta Beauty provides paid sick days to associates.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Teams within Ulta Beauty host company outings semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides relocation assistance where eligible.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Ulta Beauty offers associates professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Ulta Beauty provides financial assistance to active, full-time associates with at least one year of service for tuition-related expenses.
Lunch and learns
Ulta Beauty hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks