Project Employee, Product Optimization

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 by National Basketball Association

Secaucus, NJ 07094
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
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.

This position will be responsible for providing insight on the usage and performance of the NBA's digital products and helping to inform product roadmap decisions. The candidate will generate data-driven reports that he/she will share with product owners and senior management to help determine the successfulness of past initiatives and inform future endeavors.

The candidate should be an inventive individual with strong analytic skills who can perform in a dynamic environment. Knowledge of the NBA and the digital media landscape is also very meaningful.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Interest in analyzing large datasets and the ability to generate insights based on patterns and trends in the data
  • Ownership of data-driven research projects on a variety of digital products and social media platforms
  • Verify consistent collection of data and creation of reports from a variety of digital and social sources
  • Assist with the production of actionable insights to support digital product and content decisions
  • Communication of new insights and next steps to senior management
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis
  • Collaborate with product team to during build cycle

    Required Experience & Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with the digital analytics space and how to evaluate the performance of websites and apps
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel Word, PowerPoint and the ability to formulate data and generate reports
  • Exposure to digital analytic and visualization tools (e.g. Adobe, Tableau, etc.)
  • Excellent personal, verbal and written interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across departments, with clients and with business partners
  • Familiarity with mobile apps, connected devices and social media platforms
  • Self-starter with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Real passion for digital products and awareness of industry trends
  • Interest in the sports media landscape
  • Knowledge of basketball and the NBA preferred

    Educational Background Required:

    Equal employment opportunity is a fundamental principle at the NBA. Accordingly, the NBA's EEO Policy provides that all employment decisions will be based on merit and valid job qualifications and are made regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, 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.

  • Reference: 561326407

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