• Marketing Analyst

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.  We have great brands that people in a 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:


    AT-A-GLANCE®   Day-Timer®   Five Star®   GBC®   Kensington® Mead®   Quartet®   Swingline®   Wilson Jones® & others


    We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.


    ACCO Brands is seeking a Marketing Analyst to join the Business Intelligence and Analytics Team.  This role will help uncover key customer preferences and develop data-driven marketing strategies with respect to ACCO’s growing Amazon business. This Marketing Analyst needs to have a background in analytics and a proven history of generating insights that translate into improved business results.




    • Strategic Thinking: Able to influence the strategic direction by identifying opportunities in large, rich data sets; creating and implementing data driven strategies that fuel customer growth
    • Data Gathering: Experience in sourcing and aggregating data from various internal and external touchpoints
    • Analytics: Identify trends and relationships between different pieces of data, draw appropriate conclusions and translate analytical findings into business strategies and recommendations. Specifically:
      • Quantify effectiveness of marketing campaigns
      • Identify opportunities to optimize product mix
      • Create and execute A/B testing plans to optimize promotions
      • Track key customer performance indicators and analyze trends
    • Visualization: Create visualizations to connect disparate data, find patterns and tell engaging stories.
    • Communications and Project Management: Capable of turning dry analysis into an exciting story that influences the direction of the business and communicating with diverse teams to take a project from start to finish.

    Position Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience in an analytics role
    • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field preferred (such as mathematics, science, economics, finance, business, or marketing)
    • Tools: SQL, Alteryx, Tableau
    • Data blending, cleansing and management
    • Ability to understand, translate, and map business questions into analysis projects
    • Demonstrated ability to influence and drive change
    • Effective communicator capable of understanding both internal and external customer needs, independently driving issues to resolution, and communicating insights to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Intellectually curious, analytical, impact driven, persistent, and not shy about sharing their opinions and recommendations
    • Strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint


    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • M.S. in a science-based program with an emphasis on data analysis
    • Statistical modeling
    • Python, R
    • Web, digital marketing and social analytics tools (Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Facebook insights, etc.)

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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