Data Strategist / Data Planner – Business Intelligence SaaS

Data Strategist / Data Planner – Business Intelligence SaaS Brighton £27,000 – £30,000 + Excellent Benefits & Perks Excellent opportunity for a Data Business Intelligence specialist to join the World’s Leading Student Marketing & Technology Group. Who we are: We are the world leading collection of advertising and technology businesses, helping brands and organisations attract and convert the global student audience. We have 150 specialists working across 6 different offices in 4 continents. The Data Strategist / Data Planner will sit within our Technology Solutions department helping education marketers to convert more student enquires into enrolments. The Data Strategist / Data Planner Role: The role of the department is to ensure that our clients are using our technology to its fullest extent. We have developed a range of technology solutions to serve both our agency and our clients. Akero BI is the Business Intelligence function of the department. The Data Strategist / Data Planner is responsible for the delivery of products that sit within this department. They are an active part of the function – being present with clients from the initial pre-sales conversations, through to the sales, planning and delivery aspects of the project. Tasks: Develop the commercial elements of the function: + Work with the Head of Technology Solutions during presales – i.e. provide technical expertise during the sales process + Build proof of concept documents + Conduct data-gathering workshops + Approach our existing client base with a view to sell-in our business intelligence services Deliver projects that sit within the BI function: + Work with our development team to build the dashboards + Running paid-for training sessions + Liaise with stakeholders on project progress, or where appropriate, the designated Project Manager + Ensure the time spent on projects is effectively tracked Development of the BI department: + Support the exploration of innovative technologies and methods used to improve the service offering + Contributing to the accurate documentation of all processes in the department + Contributing to the awareness of the department through marketing activities such as blogs and webinars + Being an internal champion for our business intelligence offering Data Strategist / Data Planner Requirements: Knowledge and Experience: + Degree educated in physics, computer science, mathematics or similar discipline + Experience with SQL is essential and Python would be an advantage + Knowledge of business processes and solving business problems + Experience with dashboarding tools & data warehousing would be an advantage + Experience in sales and marketing is desirable + Experience presenting to groups and running client workshops + Knowledge of the higher education sector is desirable Core Competencies: + Technical and analytical mindset + An outcomes-focused approach to problem analysis and + Productive with a strong work ethic and a commitment to meeting deadlines + Excellent communication skills and written English + Curious about student/youth marketing and an interest in the role of Higher Education in developing a better world + Personable and friendly + Interested and interesting – an inquisitive person with a wide range of interests + Technologically-minded – able to grasp new systems quickly + Ambitious to produce work of an increasingly higher quality + Highly organised, with the ability to prioritise tasks And what’s in it for you? As well as a unique working and reward environment, with 20% of all profits shared bi-annually, we also treat our staff to; 25 days’ holiday, cycle to work scheme, flexi-time, pension scheme, gym or travel subsidiary, childcare vouchers, birthdays off and fresh fruit and fantastic local cakes! And finally, we take care of your career, personal development is at our core and everyone has a tailored progression path designed to suit you. You may have worked in the following capacities: Data Analyst, Business Intelligent Analyst, BI Analyst, BI Reporting Analyst. Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details. If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.
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