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Project Employee, Data Analyst

REQ ID:  6521

New York, New York, US, 10022

Data Analyst, Project

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. 

Major Responsibilities:

• Monitor data and API connections and communicate errors and findings to database solutions team

• Develop and maintain content tracking schedule to fill data gaps across platforms

• Own data management projects (e.g. data standardization projects, SQL development, data mapping)

• Demonstrate strong Excel skills to manipulate data to provide research and briefings on key digital platforms, updates and trends

• Lead content tagging efforts to drive insights and analysis that inform strategy across social and digital platforms

• Learn to populate, design and build effective and high-performing Tableau reporting solutions 

• Explore and learn new ways to automate and cut down time spent pulling data to increase team’s overall efficiency

• Publish and maintain customized interactive reports and dashboards using Tableau Server

• Provide competitive analysis of social content across platforms and use insights to generate strategic ideas and recommendations for the NBA


Job Requirements:

0-2+ years of analytical experience

• Intermediate to advanced background and experience working with Microsoft Excel is preferred

• Detail oriented data background and exemplary analytical skills

• Knowledge of social media platforms

• Exposure or experience using Tableau Desktop, including calculations, visualizations, and knowledge of the practices and techniques of dashboard development a plus 

• Knowledge of social media analytics, listening and measurement tools (i.e. – CrowdTangle, YouTube Analytics, etc.) is ideal

• Ability to work within demanding timeframes in a dynamic environment

• High attention to detail, design, and innovation

• Passion for data and eagerness to learn new analytics tools and languages 

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

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