Category Analyst

Bedrock Analytics

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We are seeking a talented category analyst to join our team in our Oakland offices. The analyst’s main responsibilities are helping CPG customers with their syndicated & retail data, providing guidance on how best to structure data and supporting customers with analytical consulting services where needed. Bedrock works with some of the most innovative brands in the consumer packaged goods industry.  We leverage the latest technologies (AI/ML) to augment the largest industry in the world.



  • Guide customers on pulling syndicated & retail portal data.
  • Maintain data integrity and maintenance of customer databases.
  • Overseeing the company’s quality control processes around customer data
  • Identify opportunities to improve customer on-boarding process.
  • Assist Customer Success Manager with training and on-boarding of new customers

General Skills

  • Strong logic, deductive reasoning, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Able to synthesize data & simplify findings to solve client business issues
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Able to work collaboratively with internal teams & external customers
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes
  • Ability to learn new technical concepts quickly
  • Takes the highest degree of ownership on work
  • Passionate about putting customers first
  • Quality Control – Strong analytical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Open mind to learn new software and skills
  • Extremely proficient with Excel & PowerPoint
  • You find pleasure in disrupting the status quo
  • Personable & cool under pressure
  • Highly detailed oriented

Background and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Experience with syndicated data (SPINS, IRI, Nielsen)
  • Expert proficiency with retail analytics
  • Willingness to travel 5% of the time
  • Related industries include: Consumer Packaged Goods, Consulting, Information, Sales/Retail Analytics
  • You know the difference between a vlookup and an hlookup and can offset an array in Excel without breaking a sweat


  • Competitive salary
  • Substantial equity options
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • 401k matching
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Modern office with rooftop view of Lake Merritt in Oakland
  • Leverage the latest technologies in all aspects of our company
  • Work with the most innovative CPGs in the world
  • Close-knit team of CPG experts & technologists
  • We celebrate our wins and we do it often
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