We are Aaron’s - an industry leader in the sales and lease-to-own retail industry known for quality brand names and superior customer service. We provide our team members the opportunity to reach their full potential in a team-oriented, high-energy, recognition-based environment with competitive pay and benefits. This is much more than a job – it is a career with purpose.
This role drives development of national real estate strategy to ensure a disciplined approach to real estate placement. The role is responsible for prioritizing growth by determining key markets for entry and expansion, continually making necessary adjustments to keep the company ahead of competitors and positioned for sustainable growth.
Duties and Responsibilities
Sales forecasting and cannibalization analysis for new sites. Sites submitted are scrutinized based on demographic, psychographic, competitive, and physical criteria and are modeled based upon a proprietary sales modeling technology and adjusted based on analyst’s understanding of market conditions and analog store trends.
Provide in-depth analysis and recommendations for existing store strategies (remodels, relocation and expansions).
Build sales forecast and cannibalization models utilizing various statistical packages. Identify and understand significant drivers of sales for new store, relocation's and remodels and forecast cannibalization impacts on existing stores.
Responsible for market enhancement strategy for existing markets to ensure we maintain a profitable network of stores and can adjust to ever changing market conditions. All stores within a market are analyzed for current performance/profitability, real-estate characteristics, and competitive environment.
Develop and implement national market planning to drive strategic growth and growth priorities.
Research and leverage new data and techniques to drive insight and add value to business processes across the organization.
Prepare adhoc real estate analyses and mapping requests for senior management.
Leads cross-functional projects addressing operational considerations of stores such as understanding under-performing regions and how changes in company real estate strategy impact store performance.
Responsible for materials developed and presented to Real Estate Committee.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Statistics, Business, or other quantitative discipline.
Preferably Master’s Degree in Geography.
3-5 years of Real Estate Strategy or closely related experience.
Required Skills and Competencies
Knowledge of and experience with statistical analysis and regression-based modeling.
Previous experience with other advanced statistical software and analytic techniques.
Experience with Tango, TAS, ESRI or other GIS software.
Experience with Alteryx and PowerBI.
High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and databases.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to effectively manage large amounts of data.
Ability to think analytically and spatially and make recommendations based on limited information.
High level of initiative, willingness to assume responsibility, and ability to multi-task while meeting multiple deadlines.
Attention to detail required.
Willingness to travel (10%).
Previous experience with R Statistical Software.
Rewards Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and are rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
Medical, dental & vision insurance
401(k) plan with company match
Flexible spending accounts
Stock Purchase Plan
Team Member purchase discounts
About Aaron’s At Aaron’s we offer sales and lease-to-ownership of specialty items including furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories throughout the United States and Canada. Our customers shop at Aaron’s for the same reason you should choose us for the next step in your career – our ability to positively influence people’s lives. If you are looking for a company with the passion and dedication to make a difference in the lives of customers and team members alike, join us today.
Aaron's is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, celebrates our team members' differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class. Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact email@example.com.