Marketing Business Analyst

La Mirada, California, United States Full-time

Job Summary: The primary functions of the Marketing Analyst are to analyze/maintain pricing, promos, data and calculations in ERP system, and also code the system to accomodate.  Maintain various forms, files and reports for the Maketing Dept. Create & upload monthly files to internal & external websites.  Assist product managers in setting up new product prices and assist Customer Service with system or promo issues/questions. Create presentations and promotional flyers.


Job duties and Responsibilities

  • Create, revise, analyze, and test pricing/promotional codes and calculations in Makita’s company-specific ERP system
  • Advise product managers and management on system capabilities in planning for upcoming programs
  • Create, organize, review, analyze, and maintain various forms, files, and reports for the Marketing department, as well as occasional items for various other departments 
  • Create items such as presentation slides, promotional flyers, price lists, etc with PowerPoint and/or Excel for monthly mailings, presentations, or email announcements
  • Create & distribute various month end reports
  • Create & upload monthly updates to internal & external websites
  • Analyze and communicate program results/insight in an easy to read & understandable format
  • Assist product managers in setting up new product prices, researching vendor price changes, analytical reports, market research, and managing/filing related documents
  • Upload, maintain, program, & track contract and promotions in the system
  • Assist Customer Service with issues; includes restricted items, stock questions, price discrepancies, product questions and researching/resolving any other error messages
  • Enter, calculate, and analyze data for corporate and market research. 
  • Test system revisions in the test environment and document results to confirm/deny revision is ok to migrate to the Live environment
  • Create, revise, maintain, and organize system documentation as needed


Additional Skills, Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from 4 year college or university; or 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office and MS Window skills (Specifically Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Excellent attention to detail & proofreading
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Logical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with ERP or other corporate system is preferred
  • Able to multi-task and change priorities
  • Experience with and a good understanding of databases
  • Ability to meet deadlines & work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be thorough and able to follow directions accurately
  • Understanding or experience with system testing, use cases, or system documentation is preferred
  • Strong communication skills; able to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Highly motivated, with a desire to grow and learn more
  • Prior data entry experience is a plus
  • Must have strong administrative skills such as organizing, filing, typing and writing letters, memos and documents.
  • May be subjected to working overtime as required


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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