What You'll Do:

  • Project, formulate, and manage the Visit Grand Junction annual budget and perform detailed financial and business operation analysis data, including long-range forecasting of revenue generation, developing strategies to maximize revenue and reduce expenditures, cost and margin analysis, and ROI, to identify and report meaningful insights, trends, issues, and opportunities to mitigate risk and improve business operations and processes. Provide highly responsible financial support to management and staff.
  • Regularly monitor, conduct, and analyze industry & marketing research, while evaluating the state of the economy, to determine travel and tourism trends and insights. Analyze and interpret data patterns and trends, and create visualizations using Visit Grand Junction’s platform to ensure accurate analysis and projections. Conduct competitive research and analyze benchmarking data. Ensure marketing initiatives and financial objectives such as growth, margins, and productivity are appropriately analyzed and aligned with the budget.
  • Manage and supervise the work and activities of assigned staff, including onboarding; participate in the selection of staff; and work with employees to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures as needed. Manage and oversee department operations and work closely with the Visit Grand Junction Director to resolve challenges and provide recommendations for quality and process improvement. Manage multiple, complex, and intricate marketing projects and strategic initiatives with overlapping deadlines.
  • Assist with administrative work, projects, reports, communications, and presentations including preparation for board meetings, staff meetings, community programs, agency proposals, contract management, stakeholder services, and annual plans & reports.

To view the full job description for Business Analyst, click here.

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, or a related field, or commensurate professional experience. Proven analytical ability and high level of mathematical intelligence.

  • Ability to analyze, and interpret data, and produce clear graphical visualizations using Excel, Tableau, or Power BI; must be able to write and edit analytical reports proficiently with keen attention to detail.

  • Ability to transform complex facts and figures into visualizations and commentary that can be easily understood. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including technical copy-editing skills.

  • Ability to manage, supervise, and direct work of assigned staff. Proven management and supervisory experience are desired. Understanding or ability to learn programming languages and platforms, including Tableau or Power BI, advanced proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.

  • Understanding of marketing and willingness to learn industry insights.

  • Project management experience; capable of independent judgment and strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. Ability to manage competing priorities and apply effective organization and time management skills to meet deadlines.

  • Capable of working well independently and collaborating in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and acquires skills related to the position, especially due to the fast-paced and always-changing marketing industry.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, progressive, always evolving work product, and collaborative team environment Must foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, trust, and accountability.

  • Must be ambitious, conscientious, and curious.

  • Must be comfortable with a data-oriented organization and enjoy being challenged.

Supplemental Information

At the City of Grand Junction, we proudly operate as an Equal Opportunity Employer, purposely building an inclusive workforce representative of various cultures, perspectives, and experiences. We believe in respect for all and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, and/or genetic information. 
 
If you have questions or need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact our Human Resources office at 970.244.1512 

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