United Airlines Associate Analyst - Pricing / Revenue Management (summer 2017) in Chicago, Illinois

Associate Analyst - Pricing / Revenue Management (summer 2017)


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Associate Analyst - Pricing / Revenue Management (May/Jun 2017 grads)

Chicago, IL

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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Pricing and Revenue Management Overview

At United, the Pricing and Revenue Management department optimizes revenue for the company’s industry-leading network. Pricing defines price points based on industry dynamics and customers’ willingness to pay, as well as assigns rules to the fares. Revenue Management forecasts demand for each fare product and overbooks the sale of seats to account for cancellations. Both Pricing and Revenue Management are essential to United’s efforts to maximize revenue on its network .


Associate Analysts are placed into either Pricing or Revenue Management depending on the organization’s needs, and are provided with training focused on industry dynamics, airline economics and Pricing / Revenue Management technical skills. A mentor is also assigned to each individual for personalized assistance and development.

  • Revenue Management Analysts are responsible for a geographicentity of markets and make decisions to improve fare mix, forecast demand, andset overbooking levels.

  • Pricing Analysts set fare levels, monitor distribution, andanalyze the competitive landscape for their geographic entity.

In both Pricing and Revenue Management, Associate Analysts are the company’s resident experts who determine forward trends in bookings and revenue and frequently communicate these trends to leadership inside and outside the department. In addition, they assess market conditions and customer segments and regularly work together with other departments within the company like Network Planning, Sales, Marketing, and Operations to coordinate company strategy. Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze trends in ticket bookings, revenue and market dynamics

  • Assess demand patterns and competitive landscape, segmentcustomers based on market conditions

  • Develop fare structure / demand forecast to optimize revenue

  • Plan seasonal strategy for upcoming holidays and peak travelperiods

  • Communicate department strategy, working together with otherstakeholders in the company



  • Bachelor's degree required upon start


  • Track record of outstanding analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proven ability to prioritize a range of responsibilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others

  • Ability to apply quantitative skills and business acumen to airline industry


  • Entry-level position

  • Relevant work/intern experience and airline industry exposure is a plus, however not required


  • Position is based in Chicago, IL

  • Target start date is summer 2017

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Job Revenue Management & Pricing / Network Planning

Primary Location United States-IL-WHQ - Chicago - Corporate Support Center - Willis Tower

Organization 10 Revenue Management

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: WHQ00009372-JC