BuzzFeed is seeking a talented, curious Business Analyst who thrives at the intersection of data, product, engineering, and marketing. The business and content analytics team focuses on growing and engaging BuzzFeed’s audiences across distributed platforms. The team is data-driven and results focused. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical, analytical, and product background – with a hunger to make our properties grow. This position is full-time, part of our business and content analytics team and is located in our Los Angeles office.
Leverage data to understand our products and properties in depth, identify areas of opportunity, and execute projects to drive growth and engagement of BuzzFeed’s audience
Drive projects focusing on opportunity sizing, audience growth, and revenue - working closely with publishing, content, product, engineering, and data teams
Work both cross-platform distributed BuzzFeed publishing platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, as well as onsite growth channels like BuzzFeed.com and our mobile apps
Processing, cleaning and validating the integrity of data used for analysis
Generate analytics dashboards (Looker/LookML a plus)
BS or MS in a STEM or quantitative field (Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Physics)
2+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience
1+ years of experience leading growth-related projects
1+ years experience with SQL (Preferably BigQuery)
Experience with Python, R, or another scripting language
Ability to process and analyze data sets, and interpret them to make business decisions.
Communication skills and ability to manage a project or product
Interest in social video
Experience with Git/Version Control
Internet Marketing experience.
Software development experience
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1600 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We fuse hard work and fun, through a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.