Marketing Operations Analyst (Contract)

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.

Pandora is looking for an Analyst to join the growing Marketing Operations team in Oakland, CA. The Analyst will be responsible for distilling internal data into key metrics and insights related to Pandora’s on- and off-platform marketing efforts.  The ideal candidate will blend strong data pipelining and visualization skills with a keen business analytics sense.  This is a contract role.


  • Assist the Email, Push, House Media, Paid Media and Marketing Analytics groups efforts around customer targeting, acquisition, and retention; campaign, audience and subscription forecasting, and KPI tracking by creating, maintaining and enhancing data pipelines
  • Support marketing efforts by collecting, cleaning, and maintaining data tables, source code and data pipelines
  • Work closely with Marketing, Finance, Product, Engineering and Data Science teams to ensure data hygiene and that data tracking is setup and functioning correctly.
  • Develop automated and ad hoc reports, dashboards, and models to help ensure that business processes and decisions are leveraging clean, useful data.
  • Develop automated and ad hoc reports, dashboards, and models to help ensure that business processes and decisions are leveraging clean, useful data.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High proficiency in SQL, ideally Hive and Presto syntaxes
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • At least two of the following qualifications:
  • Experience creating dashboards in Tableau or Zeppelin
  • Experience working with cron or Airflow
  • Experience working with paid media datasets (e.g., DCM, Kochava)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a data operations, QA or software development role
  • Quantitative marketing analytics experience
  • Understanding of basic A/B testing concepts
  • Experience with Linux shell, including Cron
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Adobe Audience Manager

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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