Associate Analyst

Associate Analyst

What you'll do

Essential Functions:

Market Research
• Develop deep subject matter expertise on the market landscape for our key ‘big bets’ –new businesses, technologies, etc.
• Get to know target companies, industry leaders, and SMEs

Business Plan Development
• Partner with Portfolio company CEOs to develop business plans, financial plans, and board materials
Analytics
• Conduct key analysis for the Incubation group
• Often leverage ‘messy’ data, and summarize key insights—always with a focus on the 80/20

Industry Networking
• Attend tech, start-up, and innovation industry events
• ‘In the know’ with tech & start-up news and happenings

M&A Diligence
• Partner with Walmart’s corporate M&A team regarding diligence for potential Incubation acquisitions

Etc…
• Willing to be available on evenings and weekends as needed
• Travel required
• Willing and energized to do anything and everything needed to get the job done and crush it!

Key Traits associated with the Incubation and Innovation team are:
• Ex-entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial spirit
• Passion for ecommerce and building things from scratch
• Analytical
• Team player
• Low maintenance & fun to be around
• Ability to be strategic, with the appreciation for the 100 tiny customer touchpoints
• Excellent, often scrappy, problem-solving skills

Minimum Qualifications

• 2-5 years of work experience
• Excel genius
• Communication and relationship-building skills, as this role requires cross-functional collaboration
• The desire to be both creative and technically-minded (interest in both design and analysis/metrics)
• Excellent presentation skills, with a high attention to detail
• Flexibility and comfort in a fast-paced, always changing environment
• Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias towards customer-centric innovation
• Ability to manage stakeholder expectations
• Excels under pressure

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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