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DEFENDERS Marketing Forecast Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana


Mission of Marketing Forecast Analyst: This role is responsible for compiling, maintaining and analyzing data to provide forecasts for the Marketing department.


Essential Functions:

  • Provide forecasts to Marketing Leadership to establish future performance expectations and guide decision making

  • Communicate Marketing forecasts to Sales and Operations Leadership to guide staffing decisions

  • Collaborate with Finance to ensure alignment between Marketing forecasts and overall business forecasts

  • Provide data and insights to assist with annual Marketing vendor contract negotiations

  • Analyze seasonal, year-over-year, and recent trending to ensure near-term and long-term forecasts are accurate

  • Pulling data from databases (SQL, Business Objects, etc.) and manipulating data in Excel

  • Documenting processes for ongoing, repetitive data requests

  • Work with Data Services (IT) to ensure appropriate, accurate data exists for analysis

  • Work with Marketing, Finance and IT leadership to build data systems to enable more robust on-demand reporting and analysis

  • Ad-hoc analysis as requested

  • Perform all other duties as assigned


Background and Experience: Candidates for Marketing Forecast Analyst should have the following background:

Education – Bachelor’s degree (Business or Mathematics focus preferred)

Professional Experience – Candidates must have proficiency with MS Office (specifically Excel) and 3-5 years of applied analytics/forecasting experience. Marketing and/or Financial analytics experience preferred.

If found to be qualified for the next step of our process, you may receive an email and/or text message from our DEFENDERS Talent Attraction team.

All qualified applicants to DEFENDERS will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age, or disability.

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Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis

Job ID 2020-5343

City Home Office

Category Marketing