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Business Insights Analyst

REQ ID:  6638

New York, New York, US, 10022

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.  As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.



Position Summary:


Business Insights Analyst will play an important role in the Business Solutions group and will support all departments and business units that do not have embedded analytical support. This position will manage our key data visualization platforms and distribution mechanisms which provide key metrics, insights, reports and dashboards for distribution across various departments and senior executives.


Major Responsibility:


  • Serve as the business analytics owner and project manager for core reporting platforms. Work closely with all stakeholders represented on both platforms and with the rest of the Business Solutions team to ensure that all data and insights are accurate on both platforms. 

  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence team to acquire and integrate data into reports, dashboards and data visualizations 

  • Build ad hoc visualizations for stakeholder groups and determine whether such visualizations should remain ad hoc or convert to ongoing automated outputs 

  • Support the Business Solutions team on the advanced analytics needs of stakeholder groups, working with the Business Intelligence team as necessary to develop required outputs 

  • Understand the myriad data sources at the team’s disposal, using such knowledge to advise stakeholders on the availability of the information necessary to answer their business questions 

  • Search out and incorporate new data sources that can help answer potential business problems 



Required Skills/Knowledge:


  • 2+ years of experience in data analytics required, including SQL, Tableau (or similar) and R, Python 

  • Advanced Excel skills 

  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling experience preferred 

  • Highly analytical person with strong problem-solving skills 

  • Exceptional attention to detail 

  • Strong communication and organization skills required 

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment 

  • Project management experience is a plus 

  • Experience within the sports industry is not required, but is a plus 




  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a quantitative field preferred. 


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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