Senior Analyst, Predictive Analytics

| Chicago

Overview

This analyst resides within the Analytics team. This position assists the team in quantitative and qualitative market analysis identifying key market statistics, interpreting findings, and helping the digital marketing team understand the numbers behind their marketing strategies. The analyst plays a role in producing ad-hoc analysis as well as ongoing reports and dashboards to help evaluate and improve Tronc digital marketing initiatives. This role will require the ability to synthesize and leverage large datasets. The ideal candidate is a motivated team player, high performer with keen analytical and data skills, marketing instinct and attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Gathers information, analyzes data trends, and identifies root causes using SAS or SQL
  • Helps to build dashboards in Tableau that will be used by the Marketing team to help evaluate a variety of initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases- ability to pull data from multiple sources to satisfy requests, and also integrate data across sources
  • Maintain marketing data integrity by delivering validated, accurate reports
  • Create modeling datasets by merging information from various internal and external data sources. Create attributes from raw data that will be used as inputs into the modeling process.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis related to model performance
  • Work with team on meta-analysis, helping manage data collection, conduct descriptive analysis, and create custom reports for marketing-related projects

Qualifications

  • Grad School degree in finance, information systems, mathematics or statistics strongly preferred
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience in data analytics, performance measurement, optimization, and data modeling
  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools including skills to develop analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, Python, or other business intelligence analysis software applications for data segmentation, aggregation, and predictive modeling.
  • Tableau Knowledge is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint
  • Creative presentation skills for visualizing information and analytics in a simple, easy, understood and actionable way
  • Attention to detail/quality and comfortable working with large data sets
  • Creative, technically strong, excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to accurately reflect results.
  • Works well in a team environment but should be able to work individually with minimal supervision
  • Able to effectively balance multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong desire to proactively identify gaps and improve the status quo
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