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Jr Planner in Chicago, IL at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

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Job Description

Junior Planner

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talented Junior Planner to support and collaborate with the strategy and development team with the collection of data and information for the preparation of case studies, brainstorms, and competitive and market audits. This position will utilize many industry and proprietary tools to gather and analyze information as part of day-to-day client projects, agency presentations, and agency reference tools.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off


  • Explore, analyze, and utilize data information resources to uncover inputs for further analysis.
  • Assist senior planning team with data and information collection and will identify and develop marketing solutions and selling stories.
  • Extensively contribute to presentation content by running inquiries, collecting secondary information via several resource databases, online searches, and other resources to update projects that include brainstorm prep, competitive audits, and category reviews.
  • Own the strategic planning team quarterly publications and information sharing for both internal and external use regarding trends in grocery, retail, product categories, and other topics related to shopper marketing,
  • Stay abreast of trends in shopper marketing and share industry learning with the agency, client(s), and external publications,


  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience is required; Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent job-related experience is preferred
  • 1year of experience in brand marketing, promotion agency, shopper marketing or consumer marketing
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Basic skill level in running inquiries, internet searches, and present findings via syndicated data tools: P2P, Simmons, Kantar, TNS media, Markettrack