Director of Platform Analytics

| Chicago

 

We are looking for a Director of Platform Analytics to drive revenue growth for the North America Groupon business. This person will lead an Analytics team tasked with leveraging data-driven insights to achieve these goals. The team this individual will lead is tasked with providing data-driven insights to guide product roadmaps and prioritization across consumer product and impression optimization areas. We’re looking for a passionate, creative and analytic person who is excited to deliver insights and drive business optimization via consumer product advancements. The person should enjoy analytics, collaboration, and seeking out - and executing on - opportunities. Given the continued growth of the business, the role requires the ability to pivot quickly between revenue opportunities as well as an ability to engage in robust “big picture” conversations with team and business leadership.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead team focused on optimization of conversion and impressions – both aimed at increasing long term consumer value
  • Help define long term platform product strategy guiding toward a more cohesive consumer experience across all consumer product touchpoints
  • Provide site and impression analytics that enable actionable, data-driven insights as well as guidance for prioritizing strategic product initiatives
  • Use data-driven insights to guide platform product roadmaps and priorities in areas of consumer product (e.g., navigation, landing pages) and impression optimization (e.g., deal relevance)
  • Partner closely with product teams to integrate business-driving insights and data into platform products
  • Lead optimization of all consumer product landing page experiences with a focus on improving profit per impression
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance for data analysis needs for the business

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 10+ years of professional experience, preferably in ecommerce / product analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Business, Computer Science, or similar; MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred
  • Significant experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Microstrategy, Cognos, or similar)
  • Significant experience working with scalable analytics platforms and solutions
  • Proven ability to lead a team and drive cross-functional initiatives – preferably working with Product / Engineering teams
  • Ability to execute and produce with a small team on tight deadlines in a highly agile environment
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills required
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability and confidence to succinctly convey complex information to senior management

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.
600 W. Chicago Ave Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Groupon

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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Casual Dress
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Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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