Senior Business Analyst
Chicago, Illinois, United States
We Are Seeking:
The Senior Business Analyst will join the Chicago Global Intelligence team to focus on delivering insightful and impactful analytics core to the marketing and communications objectives of our clients. The position will directly report to and work with the Chicago office but may support teams across all North American practice areas. This position will be dedicated to several of Weber Shandwick’s largest and most important client relationships.
What You Will Be Doing:
- Work with Global Intelligence teammates to create visually compelling reporting and insights that allow client to easily evaluate media and site performance relative to business objectives.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to infuse all aspects of the work with data-driven insights and measurement.
- Interrogate multiple sources of information/data to look for trends within social and earned media, using tools such as Brandwatch, Quid, and Trendkite.
- Fully utilize tools and platforms designed to automate and accelerate data collection, integration, analysis, and visualization. Examples: Google Analytics, Domo, Google Data Studio, Tableau, etc.
- Partner with cross-functional teams to design and execute media and siteside A/B tests.
- Manage reporting tasks and data flows for media, site and social listening insights and reporting.
- Leverage a variety of descriptive and inferential statistical methods to analyze data from multiple online sources.
- Evangelize the use of data to inform decision-making at all levels internally and externally.
- Derive insights from data to create a compelling narrative that moves internal and external audiences to act on our recommendations.
- Strong capacity to translate data and research into strategic insights and recommendations
- 2-4 years relevant full-time experience; preferably in Marketing Analytics or Performance Marketing fields; Marketing Science / Data Science experience is a plus.
- Passion for working with data and deriving insights to answer client business questions.
- Experience with data visualization tools including but not limited to: Tableau, Google Data Studio, Domo, Excel, etc.
- Experience with social listening tools such as Quid, Brandwatch, and Trendkite is a plus.
- Able to leverage scripting to automate analyses, data cleansing or data integration tasks.
- Experience with relational databases and statistical analysis/programming languages such as SAS, SQL, R or Python is a plus.
- Ability to work independently and in an integrated team setting.
- Bachelor's degree with major in business or STEM preferred, Masters is a plus.
- Strong communication skills.
- Commitment to learning and the drive to take initiative.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Comfort with working in and contributing to a fast-paced, team environment.
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