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Project Employee, Data Visualization

REQ ID:  9416
LOCATION: 

New York, New York, US, 10022

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.

 

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 worldwide.

 

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.

Position Description 

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. 

In this Data Visualization role on the NBA’s Content Strategy & Business Intelligence team, you will leverage data and visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI to help drive the NBA’s digital content business. Reporting into the Director of Digital Data Strategy & Analytics, you will collaborate with data scientists, analysts, and various stakeholders across the league to identify opportunities to automate content reporting and analytics using the NBA’s extensive social and digital databases. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Tableau reporting solutions and provide analysis on digital licensing content performance to optimize content offerings and increase revenue
  • Publish and maintain customized, interactive reports and dashboards on Tableau Server
  • Communicate with data engineers and data warehouse experts to maintain Tableau Server space
  • Serve as team’s Tableau expert, providing guidance to Content Reporting and Analytics team, as well as various stakeholders across the league
  • Collaborate with Content Reporting and Analytics team to determine opportunities for automated reporting
  • Perform data analysis (A/B testing, regression analysis, etc.) to optimize content, inform strategic changes and identify new licensing opportunities

Required Experience & Knowledge

  • 3+ years’ experience developing business intelligence tools to create business value through data visualization and reporting 
  • 3+ years’ experience using Tableau Desktop, including calculations and visualizations
  • Strong data background and exemplary analytical skills
  • High attention to detail, and ability to design and innovate with data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Power BI)
  • Knowledge of data visualization design and principles
  • Advanced background and experience working with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets
  • Ability to work within demanding timeframes in a fast-paced environment
  • Exposure to digital and social data preferred, but not required
  • Digital media industry experience is preferred 

Educational Background Required: 

  • N/A

Salary Range:

  • $3,847.00 Bi-Weekly

The NBA does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other third parties. Any unsolicited resume sent to the NBA will be considered NBA property, and the NBA will not pay a fee should it hire the subject of any unsolicited resume.

 

The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, 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.

 

About the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

 

 


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

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