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Senior Marketing Analyst

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We're strong and growing.  In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people.  We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

What you will do:

The Senior Analyst, Marketing Planning & Segmentation is considered an authority on Northwestern Mutual data. In this position, you will explore and become a subject matter expert on how data flows between systems, be able to consult on the data and attributes available to build target audiences and drive effective campaigns, have a solid understanding of marketing strategies, and enable timely delivery and execution of campaigns.

How you will do it:

  • Conduct intake and refinement, define and support ad hoc data analyses, and improve and maintain data systems and operational processes for internal customers in support of marketing initiatives.

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the structure and location of various data sources to be applied in marketing campaigns and analyses.

  • Partner cross-functionally to identify key questions, articulate hypotheses, structure tests, refine requirements, define scope, and develop strategic analyses, to inform and enhance future campaigns.

  • Engage with marketing partners and other cross-functional data, insights, and advanced analytics to coordinate appropriate target audience definition, selection, and control groups, and deliver accurate campaign lists for use in marketing campaigns.

  • Works with all levels within the department and other key partners outside the department to gather, analyze, and interpret data to measure strategy and assess results.

  • Review relevant data sets and analyses to develop detailed and informed insights and implications to inform strategy and decisions.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities.

  • Sophisticated knowledge of relational databases, database structures, and marketing customer relationship management data. Experience with DataBricks or similar. High proficiency in data analysis and business intelligence development using SQL, Python, or R-Script, and Excel.

  • Excellent analytical skills, and strong detail orientation with an ability to handle and deal with large amounts of data, unstructured business problems, and synthesize data for others.

  • Strong process and project management skills to complete multiple projects concurrently and adjust workload as needed.

  • Ability to solve complex problems with implications beyond one departmental division and to anticipate business issues and implement strategic priorities.

  • Ability to convey analytical and technical concepts to non-analytical and non-technical collaborators, combined with strong written and oral communication skills with a demonstrable ability to build rapport with all levels across the organization.

  • Domain expertise with marketing concepts and a high degree of expertise with marketing programs, such as prospecting, promotion, client loyalty.

  • Ability to work in a highly cross-functional, matrixed structure with multiple partners.

  • Familiarity with CDPs & experience integrating new CDP solutions preferred.

  • Experience with campaign execution, orchestration, and automation suites like Salesforce preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.


Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, Educational assistance, Performance based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off….and more



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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.