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Requisition Number 17-0031
Title Business Intelligence Manager
Job Type Full Time Regular
Union Unaffiliated
Location Denny
City Seattle
State WA
Work Schedule M-F; 8-5
Description Come build a data-informed culture to support locally owned, independent, public-service journalism. The Seattle Times is seeking a seasoned manager to lead its business intelligence engineering, analytics and research team.

The preferred candidate will have multiple years of experience in a business intelligence, analytics or data science leadership role in a media, ecommerce, or subscription-based online entity.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, a developer of people, a collaborator among teams and a fluent translator of quantitative and qualitative analysis into actionable recommendations.

Must love the mission and purpose of journalism. The position reports to the Vice President of Innovation, Product & Development.

Responsibilities:
Lead and coach a small team of research and data analysts dedicated to providing qualitative and quantitative research analysis and modeling.
Be a productive, hands-on manager of your own research analysis as a player-coach.
Work across the organization to frame, structure and prioritize business problems.
Communicate insights to stakeholders across company and recommend areas for further discovery.


Requirements Required:
5+ years of experience, with at least 3 in a management capacity.
BA/BS in Business, Engineering or related analytical discipline.
Expert-level proficiency in Web analytics tools such as Google Analytics (preferred) or Adobe Analytics/Omniture; SQL and relational database experience; dashboarding tool proficiency in Tableau, Qlikview, Google Data Studio, or similar; Excel master; strong R and Python skills
A/B Testing experience using Optimizely, Website Optimizer or similar.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be comfortable presenting complex analysis and insights to diverse audiences – executives, newsroom journalists, advertising sales representatives and circulation directors.
Experience with open-sourced solutions and cloud architecture

Preferred:
Data science and statistical background, including regression analysis, predictive modeling, Bayesian methods, recommendation systems and machine learning techniques.
Data warehouse and database building experience.
Experience in either ad-based media business models, subscription models, and/or ecommerce systems.
Interest in building a systems dynamics model.

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