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Manager, Retail Analytics & Insights

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 873918BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Apr. 27, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

Job Summary:

From toys to apparel, books to games, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) brings our company's products, through stories and characters, to markets worldwide. With a portfolio of renowned franchises including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, 20CS, National Geographic and Star Wars, our efforts to provide innovative and experiential products, designed to entertain and inspire, is industry-leading and category shaping.

As a Business Analytics and Insights Manager, you will work with multiple key stakeholders across Sales, Marketing, Franchise and Retail Brand Development teams to provide insights inspiring action and change. You will use first- and third-party data, customer research insights, and market trends to guide analysis that identifies opportunities to grow the business. This role reports to the Sr Manager on the team.

You Will...

Reporting and Data Management

  • Lead design and distribution of account-specific weekly, category, seasonal, or franchise-based reporting for retail teams

  • Conduct regular presentations and read-outs to internal Sales and Marketing teams on overall performance, KPI's, and trend to forecasts and budgets


  • Identify and size incremental account growth and white space opportunities at both the Franchise/Property and Category/ Subcategory level through data mining of internal POS, syndicated data sources, shopper analytics, market share benchmarking, and industry analyst research

  • Drive analytics for high visibility, executive business meeting presentations and pitches with retailer buyers

  • Work with Sales, Retail Marketing, Franchise, and Retail Brand Development teams to effectively sell-in incremental programs, defend existing placements, or make business case to support our brands vs. competitors

Planning and Forecasting

  • Lead account AOP and 5 year strategic plan, retail sales forecasting, and initiative sizing process by franchise and category. Triangulate internal, industry, qualitative, and publicly available data to determine incremental revenue opportunities

  • Develop quarterly account level forecasts by franchise and category using current and historical sales data, industry trends, seasonality, future retailer programs, brand plans, and qualitative intelligence

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in Business, Retail, or Data Analytics, Retail Planning, or Finance
  • Experience interpreting data to identify insights and communicate into applicable strategies.
  • Experience using third-party syndicated data, research, and platforms.
  • High level of fluency with Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Oracle forecasting systems (or their equivalent), and Business Intelligence/Data Visualization tools (Microstrategy, Tableau, Power BI)

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Analytics, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or other quantitative discipline

Additional Information:

This role is based in Orlando, FL

Our Benefits: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at


This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online, which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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