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MENARD INC Circulation Analyst in EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: This position is responsible for interpreting sales and marketing data to create a targeted and effective print distribution plan for Menards. The position will obtain and verify media data and costs, utilize and understand proprietary software while demonstrating independent judgment to create the best possible media buy. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Gather data from newspapers and build data for analysis * Interpret sales, customer, demographic, lifestyle and product data for purposes of creating an optimal media plan that specifically addresses client needs * Review current, recommend future newspaper buys based on media distribution data such as location, traffic patterns, rates, competitors, etc. * Review current and recommend future outdoor advertising (billboards) buys * Negotiate with vendors regarding billboard programs * Utilize software to create customized maps of various markets related to buy analyses * Review, validate data and provide recommendations for new store openings, market reviews and post-event analysis * Assist in quoting projects as needed * Evaluate and resolve guest comment related issues * Help with store copy tracking to ensure the stores are receiving their weekly flyers * Gather data to analyze versioning and placement of media products within proprietary systems * Analyze zip codes with multiple versions and provide recommendations ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: 4 year college degree in Marketing or Business preferred * Typically has a year of media, advertising or marketing experience * Thorough understanding of media buying including zoning methodology, placement requirements and rate information * Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret sales and marketing data to develop into a media plan * Quick learner, multi-tasker that can learn our proprietary systems * Excellent communicator * Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply In Person: Menards Employment Office 5138 Old Mill Center Eau Claire, WI 54703 E-Mail a R sum : Apply Online: Call For Appointment: For additional information please contact Megan at (715) 876-4785.