Business Analyst

We are looking to add a Business Analyst to support and accelerate our businesses appetite for data and analytics. In late 2015, we relaunched Book of the Month, a powerful brand with 90 years of history, as a monthly subscription e-commerce service that provides avid readers with a with fun, convenient, and affordable way to discover and buy new books each month. We have been growing rapidly since the relaunch.  

The business intelligence and analytics team is responsible for investigating, developing, and monitoring effective solutions to the analytical needs of our whole organization. The core data types include growth marketing data, customer data, and operations data. The goal is to provide clear, consistent, and reliable insights that help grow the business and provide an excellent customer experience. The team also gets very involved in solving and executing many problems across the business. You will work with your peers across the business to discover, wrangle, report and visualize, and ultimately automate critical information needs. This role sits between the growth, product, operations and engineering teams; wearing multiple hats and developing a truly comprehensive understanding of the entire business. The ideal candidate loves to help others and learn.

You will

  • Explore, clean, and scrutinize data across the company
  • Investigate and answer ad hoc business questions
  • Scope, automate, and test reporting needs
  • Quality test business data as part of change control
  • Work in collaborative fast moving environment
  • Make recommendations for data or process changes that help the organization
  • Make yourself available to respond to data needs on weekends and at night

About You / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with an analytic component to the curriculum (STEM, economics, etc.)
  • Very strong SQL skills (PostgreSQL and MySQL a plus)
  • Strong knowledge and comfort with Excel
  • An inherent curiosity and love of exploring data and delivering insights
  • A drive to improve everything touched

Nice to Haves

  • eCommerce Marketing Experience
  • Operations and Logistics Experience
  • UX/UI Dashboarding Experience (MicroStrategy, Tableau, Looker, Excel, etc.)
  • Statistics background (education, work experience, or accreditation)
  • Programming/Technical Experience (Bash, Linux, NodeJS, Python, R, etc.)

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