Market Researcher - Retail

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person in an AlixPartners office and remote working.
What you'll do
We are looking for a motivated Business Intelligence expert to join the global Business Intelligence (BIC) team to support our Global Retail practice. The BIC Team provides insight and analysis through research, market and competitor intelligence, pitch support, prospect identification and account management for our industries, communities, and geographies. Our mission is to partner with our consultants in delivering insights and analysis to support in winning new business and delivering memorable results. The Business Intelligence Center Retail role requires working closely with our senior practice leaders of the Global Retail Practice and BIC Leadership Team. Industry practice covers retailers, their customers and supply chain, and PE investors in the Retail sector.
We are seeking candidates who have built insight and experience in the Retail sector, either from a line position or working in professional services. Candidates will want to work in a global, fast-moving, dynamic team collaborating with experts in the sector.
The Business Intelligence Senior Specialist is a full-time role located in New York, NY or Chicago, IL, and reports to the Business Intelligence Center Leadership in close partnership with Retail Leadership. Paid relocation is not available for this position.
Conduct research and analysis to support the Retail Industry Team business development priorities
Anticipate and analyze the impact of changing business, economic, legal, and industry issues on companies in the sector
Prepare insightful research on topics and trends impacting the Retail sector
Conduct financial, situation and performance analyses and research, which includes managing resources and identifying best sources for industry data
Ensure effective communication and coordination delivering high quality research to the Retail Industry Team.
Identify and screen new business opportunities for the Retail Team
Identify potential prospect/target companies using a broad range of research tools
Improve and evolve existing screening and analysis approaches
Provide strategic support to Business Development pursuits
Support teams in the development of insightful proposals for new business opportunities
Support Business Intelligence initiatives with the Retail Team, including thought pieces and studies.
Provide support to Account Management Teams across the Retail Team
Compile competitor and market intelligence to support the Retail Practice.
Additional responsibilities as identified. This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties, or responsibilities
What you'll need
Bachelor's degree with preference for business/financial concentration. MBA degree preferred.
Demonstrated experience in and passion for the Retail sector, with a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience in a research-driven business development role from professional services or industry.
Experience with Consumer Products, Restaurant, or Hospitality sectors a plus.
Track record of conducting value added market research and analysis, including analysis of private and public company performance.
Experience using quantitative and qualitative research to support business development.
Ability to cooperate with others and work across boundaries to engage with colleagues to get... For full info follow application link.

AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.  More information is available at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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Job Posting: 10947540

Posted On: May 21, 2023

Updated On: Jun 20, 2023

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