Analyst, Partnerships Science

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The Partnerships Science team is an analytics group within the Partnerships Organization that is focused on optimizing value for our partners and accelerating the growth of their businesses, while continuing to deliver great products to the world. In service of this goal, the team works with leading partners in the entertainment, sports, news, gaming, and other verticals to optimize their performance through research and insights that will guide their strategy.The Partnerships Science Analyst will have a hands-on role focusing on understanding Instagram's complex partner ecosystem and collaborating with internal stakeholders to inform decision-making across product, marketing, sales, strategy, and operations. A large portion of the role will require building relationships with new teams while also diving deep into analyses, building pipelines and dashboards, and thinking creatively around new solutions.The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in analytics, research and statistics, strong communication skills, and experience in the consumer internet or social media space. Applicants should have a strong quantitative background, experience analyzing large datasets, and experience in digital advertising.

Required Skills

  • Lead analyses to improve our understanding of partner needs and objectives on Instagram.
  • Provide analytical/technical expertise on how to measure and grow value to our partners.
  • Make recommendations and guide product and business decisions based on data analyses and an understanding of long-term strategy.
  • Work cross functionally with product, marketing, and sales on optimizing opportunities and insights.
  • Independently query internal data using SQL to support investigations and research/insights.
  • Communicate complex data issues to audiences of different levels of technical expertise to drive understanding and action.
  • Manage requests and priorities independently.
  • Build pipelines and dashboards to support analyses and internal stakeholder needs.

Minimum Qualification

  • 4+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field (such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or Finance).
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with experience providing practical business insights from large, complex data sets.
  • SQL proficiency (2+ years of experience pulling data independently).
  • Experience with querying large data systems independently (e.g. Hive).
  • Experience with data visualization tools and building dashboards independently (e.g. Tableau).
  • Experience building out large data sets and pipelines independently.
  • Experience with statistical analyses and scripting languages for automation (e.g. R/Python).
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment.
  • Proven communication and cross functional collaboration skills.
  • Experience in consumer internet and social media.

Preferred Qualification

  • 5+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience, with 3+ years experience as a data scientist, or similar role, for a product team.
  • Demonstrated experience being a thought leader in an analytical environment.
  • Experience working in a large consumer internet or social media company.
  • Experience working in the Music, Entertainment or Media industries.
  • MA or PhD degree in an analytical field (such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or Finance).


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