Pricing Analyst

We’re looking for an experienced, analytical and data-driven Pricing Analyst to help drive the development and evolution of our pricing model. In this highly collaborative role, you will partner with a cross functional team to analyze data and trends and utilize your sharp analytical skills to evaluate complex market opportunities, assess internal and external factors in order to develop and implement recommendations and new pricing models. As a Pricing Analyst you will leverage your financial modeling, project management and communication skills to drive successful pricing models for both print and digital products throughout the organization and will partner closely with Sales, Finance and Marketing thought-leaders as well as external vendors to achieve your goals to align priorities and measure performance improvements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex operational and financial performance data to look for correlations and identify trends and patterns
  • Design and measure key metrics that translate financial analysis into actionable business recommendations
  • Prepare and present findings and pricing proposals to internal stakeholders 
  • Review, track and analyze competitor pricing and pricing strategies and trends; understand the story behind the data
  • Model future impact of changes to pricing levels, pricing models, and packaging structures
  • Support all pricing models and ensure they are robust with an accurate representation of profitability (e.g. internal costs, pricing rates & P&L calculations)
  • Manage approved quotes and special pricing; act as the primary point of contact regarding pricing related questions and or strategies
  • Maintain price integrity and pricing rules across product linesas well as update and maintain prices and manage price lists within our system(s)
  • Work cross functionally to assure seamless implementation of new pricing models
  • Partner closely with internal stakeholders and external vendors from across functions and keep relevant partners informed of all changes and alterations to pricing

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • 3-5 years performing competitive pricing analysis
  • BA/ BS degree, preferably in business, finance, economics, statistics or mathematics
  • Advanced Excel skills (Pivot tables, importing data, and creating charts)
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills; creative and innovative approach to solving problems and able to deliver concise and accessible issue assessments to a variety of audiences
  • Quantitative analysis including the ability to build robust data models, analyze complex situations, information and data
  • Distill complex data and information and present internal stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains, Salesforce, SQL and Access or a working knowledge of other ERP, CRM and other enterprise-wide systems with the ability to learn quickly and transfer knowledge
  • Demonstrated cross-functional experience supporting business decisions and working with various levels of the organization including leadership
  • Proactive approach to solving business challenges; able to preemptively identify issues in order to mitigate problems and has a strong attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Why Join Us:

Why join us? We at Vista Higher Learning are proud to say that we’re not just another publisher. We’re the leading specialized language publisher for U.S. and Canadian higher education and secondary school markets whose first-hand knowledge of languages and diverse cultures sets us apart from other publishers. We’re passionate about developing educational materials that incorporate authenticity and culture. We bring a fresh new approach to teaching languages by integrating technology, design, content, and pedagogy to make learning easier, more practical, and more rewarding. With current programs in Spanish, French, Italian and German Vista Higher Learning is committed to helping people communicate across languages and cultures.

Our Benefits:

Our benefits package includes life/health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), educational assistance, PTO and paid holidays.

Are You Interested in This Position?

Vista Higher Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.