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Pricing Analyst Internship (Fall 2017)

Loves


Location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
 89961
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Pricing Analyst Internship (Fall 2017)
Pricing Analyst Internship (Fall 2017)
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 89961

Pricing Analyst Internship

BASIC PURPOSE: The Pricing Analyst Intern will support the pricing initiatives that directly impact revenue and profitability across the Merchandising and Operations Departments. This individual will contribute to the vision, goal setting, implementation and delivery of future pricing and analytical functions.  This position also provides pricing insight to the Category Management Team to ensure consistent execution of Love’s pricing strategy with the goal of maximizing sales, profit or units.  Collaborate with Category Management in defining, forecasting and analyzing possible pricing actions. This role will also gather data and conduct analysis to support the efforts of the Merchandising and Operations teams.  The job will include interaction with internal and external Merchandising Department personnel, as well as the supplier community at Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Play role in the development and delivery of the Love’s pricing strategy
  • Support the creation and maintenance of pricing rules or policies
  • Analyze volume, revenue and profit data to determine financial impact of pricing scenarios
  • Coordinate with Category Management to ensure alignment with the category and pricing, rules or strategies
  • Support any existing and future reporting or analytical needs
  • Assemble and review KPIs that support Merchandising efforts
  • Utilize the BI platform and Microsoft Excel to analyze sales, purchasing and inventory patterns
  • Produce regular scorecard and sales trend reporting
  • Assist and/or lead in providing solutions for various departments within Love’s
  • Lead system integration projects as it pertains to the Merchandising team
  • Seek the synergy of other departments in setting cost saving initiatives

 

EDUCATION:   

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as Finance, Economics, Marketing or Business Administration

 

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Skills:

  • Ability to devise an analytical approach to solving business problems
  • Understanding basic pricing concepts such as price elasticities, promotional uplift, cannibalization and affinities
  • General understanding of the retail business environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter 
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service driven
  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment  

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Travel required as needed
  • On-call availability

     

Job Function(s): Operations

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Pricing, Merchandising, Intern, Retail Sales, Category Manager, Operations, Retail, Entry Level

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