Monday, November 5, 2007

Director Of Analytics and Planning

If you have interest in a strategic analytics position please contact
me. This person will be interfacing with the senior management team to help shape the direction and strategy of

Thanks in advance~
Summer Anderson
949/533-6966 is a leading online marketplace that offers sellers complete eCommerce services to independently create and sell a wide variety of products, and offers consumers unique merchandise across virtually every topic! Privately held, highly profitable and experience exponential growth, was recently named one toe top 100 most innovative companies online by the AlwaysOn network and ranked as 99 out of the top 500 eCommerce sites online by Internet Retailer. We're headquartered in Foster City, California.

Critical to the growth of and reporting to our Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Analytics & Planning is charged with building and managing our Business Intelligence capabilities.
CafePress's business encompasses consumer internet retailing, B2B
eCommerce services and manufacturing operations. With literally millions of products, hundreds of thousands of shopkeepers, and millions of customers, orchestrating our complex business model through sophisticated predictive modeling will enable strategic decision making that will further drive our business forward. As the quantitative linchpin in this metrics driven company, this individual will work with the executive team to provide an understanding our business at both micro and macro levels.

With passion for discovery, zest for understanding, and love of communicating what is found, this individual will be the "go to" person who can effectively divine and articulate the drivers that most influence business.

Key Deliverables & Responsibilities:
. Design and implementation of predictive and analytical processes
. Building and managing a business intelligence team to address
analytics across the entire operations
. Understanding our business complexities and delve deeply into our
factors of success, determining profitability of revenue channels.
. Lead analysis in all areas of operations (product/services P&L, web, business process, and marketing) across the company
. Provide financial modeling, forecasting and dashboards, including
data interpretation and reporting
. Ongoing development of a business intelligence directive that will
enable to spot trends, determine course corrections, and
take advantage of opportunities

Requirements Experience & Skills
. 7 to 10 years of experience in environments of excellence where
modeling and analysis are valued and considered core to accomplishing
business objectives
. 5+ years of hands-on predictive modeling experience
. Have strong analytical experience coupled with direct experience with CRM systems and relational databases. Is steeped in deep technical knowledge of current direct response techniques, strategies and trends
. Demonstrated ability to hire, mentor and grow a team of business intelligence professionals
. Intellectual horsepower to comprehend the complex and synthesize into the simple; conceptualizing and championing MBA; ideally with an MS or PhD in quantitative analytics field

This is an extraordinary opportunity to own planning and analytics capability at CafePress and join the market leader in a highly profitable, fast growing marketplace. Relocation for the right candidate is a possibility.

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