McKesson Marketing Operations – Analytics Specialist in Irving, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description

As a member of the marketing operations team, the Marketing Operations – Analytics Specialist will execute deep dives into marketing and sales data, assess its integrity, build segments, and deliver meaningful insights to support and promote the digital and direct marketing programs and objectives of US Pharmaceutical Distribution.

You are a trusted data advisor. You establish a schedule for data release that supports the various operating patterns within the department. You support strategic decision making by managing and distributing data along with valuable insights via regular or ad-hoc reporting. You have experience with multiple reporting/analytics platforms (Marketo, SFDC, Tableau, and Excel) that help teams improve their understanding of campaign performance and ROI. In addition, you are a data steward who continually seeks opportunities to enhance data quality through process enhancements and data enrichment.

The right candidate must possess solid communications skills, an understanding of integrated digital marketing campaigns, and strong project management skills. The Marketing Operations – Analytics Specialist will also be responsible for continually optimizing marketing programs for improved performance using A/B and multivariate testing strategies.

This position will function in a highly-matrixed organization. As such, it will require experience working within a distributed database environment. Further, the right candidate will also have expertise in collaboration on cross-functional teams and the ability to make informed decisions in a timely manner, often in sensitive situations requiring high attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and manage campaign list pull requirements

  • Track marketing required data sources and fields throughout the enterprise data network to support demand generation, audience targeting, and segmentation

  • Manage data reliability/validation rules for marketing required data fields

  • Monitor and report on the size, age, and funnel stage level of the marketing prospect database

  • Track and report on lead dispositioning process

  • Manage opt-outs (unsubscribes and do not call) and hard bounces

  • Manage data hygiene (missing data, invalid data, incomplete records, duplicate records)

  • Manage exclusion lists including competitor, do not contact, contract exclusions, and marketing suspended

  • Manage the customer preference center

  • Manage deliverability and compliance with all international privacy regulations (i.e. CAN/SPAM. CASL)

  • Analyze campaign performance including KPIs and attribution using reports and dashboards

  • Develop campaign reporting and provide analysis (including key insights and future campaign improvements)

  • Manage A/B and multivariate optimization testing strategies

  • Ensure processes and best practices are in place to maintain the integrity of marketing data

  • Other duties as assigned in support of the Marketing Operations team

Minimum Requirements

5 years experience in market research

Critical Skills

Experience in Marketo or similar marketing automation platform.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel

  • Knowledge of Salesforce CRM preferred

  • Experience with Tableau and Adobe Analytics/Google Analytics a plus

  • Solid communications skills, written and verbal

  • Poise and confidence

  • Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities in a fast-paced marketing environment while constantly striving for excellence

  • Ability to work with a variety of internal/external stakeholders, varying in seniority and work experience

  • Experience communicating technical content to audiences and influencing decisions

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, attention to detail, critical thinking, problem solving and analysis

  • Able to work effectively when faced with tight deadlines, priority changes, and multiple constituencies

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Excellent writing skills; thorough knowledge of company products; technical background, and analytical skills


MBA preferred in Marketing, Business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Marketing Operations – Analytics Specialist

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 17006933