Business Intelligence Analyst

Washington, DC
Feb 05, 2021
Mar 13, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is hiring a Business Intelligence Analyst to be the lead gatherer of data and presenter of intelligent analysis of Washington Post digital advertising sales strategies. This role will primarily focus on working closely with Senior Management to ensure that they have the most accurate and up-to-date data in order to make sound business decisions. The right candidate will be able to manage and understand a high volume of complex inventory and financial data and translate them into detailed reports, meaningful analysis and sound recommendations. The Business Intelligence Analyst reports to the Vice President, Programmatic Strategy and Yield, but often takes direction from other Senior Management members and works in collaboration with all parts of the Washington Post organization.

Roles & Responsibilities Include:
  • Interact with and present data findings to Senior Management
  • Participate in strategy decisions and advise about company goals, plans, and results
  • Suggest strategic Site or Product improvements to Senior Management with goal of increasing revenue
  • Develop ways to use data to evaluate internal business outcomes
  • Be creative in approaches to solving problems and managing data. Ideal candidate will look for opportunities to improve current reporting processes as well as implement new processes when necessary.
  • Assist Sales, Finance, Operations, and Marketing departments with various ad-hoc reports involving impression data (Google DFP), pageview data (Omniture), and revenue data (Operative/Finance reports).
  • Build and distribute reporting templates/models for various departments to improve efficiency
  • Manage data ingestion and data integrity in Domo, our business intelligence tool

Requirements include:
  • BA/BS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance, or other related area
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel including macros and pivot tables
  • Strong quantitative and analysis skills
  • SQL experience required
  • Self motivator with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary, with strong presentation skills a plus
  • Capable of working proactively with multiple departments to achieve results

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with Online Advertising, Google DFP and Operative a plus
  • Experience with Domo a plus

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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