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Dow Jones Sales Operations Analyst in HOUSTON, Texas

Job Description:

Position title

Sales Operations Analyst

Years of Experience

2-4 Years


Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)

Reporting to

Associate Director of Sales Operations

Shift Timings

Normal business hours with occasional early or late meetings

Company overview

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), a Dow Jones Company, provides price transparency across the global supply chain so that all stakeholders can buy and sell oil and energy commodities with confidence. We do this by providing transparent pricing, real-time news, powerful analytics and software and educational and networking events. We also provide a range of free resources and maintain an active blog.

Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by world-class, personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what our customers and industry stakeholders need and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products and solutions. OPIS methodology is compliant with all international standards for price reporting agencies set forth by IOSCO, the International Organization of Securities Commissions.

Department overview

The OPIS Sales Operations Team is responsible for building, maintaining, analyzing, and reporting critical to the operations of the OPIS sales team. The Sales Operations Analyst will report to the OPIS – Associate Director of Sales Operations. The role sits within the Sales Operations team which interacts with the entire sales organization and is responsible for enhancing the overall operating efficiency and excellence of the sales function.

Overview of Position

The Sales Operations Analyst supports the sales department with improving performance through sales reporting, analytics and process documentation. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has a keen eye for detail, asks questions to clarify understanding, and has a desire to ensure data is correct. They will work closely with other members of the sales operations team to produce reports on performance and forecasting, provide ad-hoc data pulls as well as help identify possible areas of improvement. Will support large projects or processes that have a major impact on departmental results. Work is performed with limited oversight.

What You Will Do:

  • Compiling and maintaining reports detailing sales performance and forecast metrics visible to sales leaders and stakeholders

  • Performing audits and data validation to ensure clean data and coordinates with appropriate teams to implement any changes

  • Supporting the sales and operations teams through ad-hoc requests or analyses to help them reach their revenue goals

  • Making recommendations for process improvement and optimization as well as documenting them

  • Be involved in cross-functional projects to help resolve issues impacting core sales operations, scale and grow the areas of analytics, reporting and planning

  • Ability to understand and create top-quality, audience-appropriate communication

  • Flexibility to support new areas of the business as they integrate into the OPIS business

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of relevant professional experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including formulas and pivot tables

  • Knowledge of NetSuite and Salesforce preferred

  • Proven ability to work and interact in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment and comfortable with requirement to multi-task

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Track record for being detailed-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Power BI and Tableau knowledge is a plus

  • Language: English required

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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: Sales

Union Status:

Non-Union / A clear and likely internal candidate

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This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 39010