Smith Hanley Associates

Forecasting Specialist, Business Analyst

Forecasting Specialist

For over 20 years Smith Hanley Associates has specialized in placing quantitative marketing professionals with top companies nationwide. One of our clients, an international packaging and supply chain services company, has an opening for a Forecasting Specialist. This position will work with a major fast food chain to analyze national and regional promotions. Duties will include gathering data and creating models to produce forecasts of consumer demand. Good communication skills are required. Must have experience with SAS. MS Statistics or Economics is preferred. Chicago suburbs. $48-75K. Reference #22892.

Business Analyst

For over 20 years Smith Hanley Associates has specialized in placing quantitative marketing professionals with top companies nationwide. One of our clients, a major pharmaceutical organization, is seeking a Business Analyst with 3+ years in statistical analysis, econometrics, sales forecasting or database marketing. Ideal candidate must possess demonstrated expertise with SAS or SPSS. Must have experience with non-linear regression, time-series panel data analysis, segmentation, choice modeling (logistic, logit or probit), or neural networks. Consulting experience strongly preferred along with an ability to interpret customer needs and accomodate accordingly. Candidate will be responsible for applying marketing theory and database marketing techniques to create customer segmentation and predictive targeting models. Will also play a key role in the development and deployment of promotion mix models and decision support tools. Candidate must also analyze sales data, marketing campaigns, sales force call activity, and customer relationship programs to determine promotion impact and measure ROI. Positions available in North Carolina and Philadelphia. $60-85K. Reference #23437.

If you are interested in these opportunities or want to learn more about other opportunities, please contact:


Wendy Whittaker
Smith Hanley Associates
200 W. Madison, Ste. 2110
Chicago, IL 60606
1-800-768-3957
312-629-0615 fax
wwhittaker@smithhanley.com
www.smithhanley.com