Analytics & Insights Co-Op, Financial Services

ASAP
Competitive
Toronto, Ontario
Internship, Student Jobs, Co-op

Organization Profile:

LoyaltyOne works with more than 100 of the world's leading brands in the retail, financial services, grocery, petroleum retail, travel and hospitality industries to profitably change customer behavior. Through a team of businesses, including the AIR MILES Reward Program, that each specialize in a loyalty discipline, LoyaltyOne designs, delivers and manages a suite of loyalty marketing services focused on consumer data, customer-centric retail strategies, direct-to-consumer marketing, loyalty consulting and more.

Furthermore, for the past 6 consecutive years, LoyaltyOne has been recognized by Hewitt Associates as one of the Best Employers in Canada, demonstrating LoyaltyOne's continued commitment to providing a great work experience for its associates and a great service experience for its clients.

LoyaltyOne is dedicated to enriching the careers and lives of our associates which is evident by the following on-site amenities, including:

  • Free on-site Starbucks coffee
  • Subsidized café with healthy food options
  • On-site gym, massage therapy and gym classes
  • Games room
  • Public transit discounts
  • Company wide volunteer event and charitable matching donations

To find out more about our unique corporate culture, watch our Award/Associate Testimony video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMh1E4Ay4r0

ABOUT THE ANALYTICS & INSIGHTS (A&I) GROUP:

The A&I team provides world class analytical solutions through the delivery of insights that enable our clients to build stronger mutually-beneficial relationships with their customers. The group works directly with the sponsors of the program as well as internal business managers to ensure the successful partnering with our clients.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A student interested in working in a dynamic Canadian-headquartered corporation with a career interest in business & analysis for our Client Services division

Working in a collaborative and entrepreneurial team environment, we expect that you will contribute to the organization's strategies while learning invaluable skills such as functional expertise, project management, ability to work in cross-functional/multi-level teams and process improvement. This is a great opportunity to work in a leading brand, be given the ability to effect change and have the capability to change how we work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with and in support of Sponsor and Channel Marketing, the A&I Analyst (Co-op) will develop actionable insights and recommendations for marketing strategies. This position entails leveraging Air Miles consumer collector data and utilizing Business Intelligence (BI) software to interpret and extract strategies regarding consumer behavior.

As an expert in the interpretation and application of consumer data and analytics, the incumbent will support the development of customer centric business strategies by:

1) Deliver collector insights to support business objectives: 

  • Leverage consumer data to provide insightful recommendations to internal and external marketing clients regarding marketing and business strategies
  • Deliver high quality reports and presentations for specific audiences
  • Participate in team initiatives to conduct timely quantitative and qualitative evaluation of AIR MILES Reward Program and AIR MILES Reward Program marketing initiatives against stated objectives
  • Link analysis and results to business issue and/or analytic objective
  • Provide actionable, strategic recommendations (where appropriate)

2) Development:

  • Research and monitor market landscape for key learning and insights
  • Collaborate to ensure 'shared learning's' across team 
  • Proactively participate in opportunities to improve skill set
  • Implement initiatives into daily work

3) Alignment, Integration, Communication across the AIR MILES REWARD PROGRAM and Beyond:

  • Participate as a member of the A&I team to deliver actionable insights and recommendations on changing consumer behavior
  • Support the A&I Manager & team on all client accountabilities
  • Share key learning and recommendations from analysis to broader A&I and AIR MILES REWARD PROGRAM teams
  • Innovate through thought and action by consistently generating new ideas for organization and clients
  • Proactively highlight opportunities to develop, enhance or remove existing tools and processes
  • Support the gathering and documentation of such processes
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and expertise across team and function 

KEY SKILLS:

  • Ability to utilize strong written and oral communications skills in a composed and professional manner
  • Highly detail oriented with strong time management skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and ownership of responsibilities
  • Team oriented individual who demonstrates willingness to collaborate and assist others
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Previous exposure to SAS / SQL is preferred but not required
  • Adept problem solving skills with the ability to decipher results
  • Experienced in database management, manipulation, and mining
  • Innovative and creative thinker

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Preference given to candidates with previous corporate exposure in areas of analytics, retail marketing and consumer behaviour 
  • Students from one of the following disciplines or other quantitative subjects related to the study of consumer behaviour are our most likely candidates: Business, Marketing, Market Research, -Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Economics, Engineering , Mathematics
  • Ability to work well in a team environment 

As part of the AIR MILES Reward Program under LoyaltyOne, you will be an extension of our brand. Our people are key in furthering our reputation as a world class contact centre that strives to provide positive Collector experiences. In 2009 we received the prestigious Contact Centre Employer of Choice Gold designation, marking our first external certification of what we already knew, this is a great place to work!

At AIR MILES, we provide an associate-centric environment where your development and engagement is our utmost concern. Our coaching culture, training programs, numerous sales incentives, and performance bonuses, are leveraged to foster a highly engaged and empowered workforce. We believe that performance is a team achievement.  We will work with you to help you reach and surpass your goals, and reward you for a job well done. Our open door policy and associate-lead committees provide opportunities for Customer Care associates to make their voices heard and have fun along the way.

LoyaltyOne Reward Program offers competitive wages and a comprehensive selection of benefit options. 

LoyaltyOne is a subsidiary of Alliance Data Services headquartered in Dallas, Texas. LoyaltyOne works with more than 100 of North America's leading brands in the retail, financial services, grocery, petroleum retail, and travel and hospitality industries to profitably change customer behavior. Through a team of businesses, including the AIR MILES Reward Program, that each specialize in a loyalty discipline, LoyaltyOne designs, delivers and manages a suite of loyalty marketing services focused on consumer data, customer-centric retail strategies, direct-to-consumer marketing, loyalty consulting and more.

Furthermore, for the last 6 consecutive years (including 2015), LoyaltyOne was recognized by Hewitt Associates as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada, demonstrating LoyaltyOne's continued commitment to providing a great work experience for its associates and a great service experience for its clients.

Alliance Data is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs 

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