Insights Analyst, Sales Solutions

  • Company: LinkedIn
  • Posted: April 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1455189550
Insights Analyst, Sales Solutions (Key Accounts - North America)
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As a client facing Insights Analyst for Sales Solutions (Key Accounts - North America) you will have the opportunity to shape the future of a rapidly growing business line at LinkedIn. Leveraging one of the richest proprietary data sets in the world, you will produce insights that support our field sales and marketing strategy.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and have a passion for querying databases in SQL (or a willingness to develop this and other technical skills). You must be able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and work with sales teams to figure out exactly what is impactful to clients. Your stakeholders will not always know what is possible, so it is important that you ask effective questions to get clarity in addition to managing expectations on what you can deliver.
Key responsibilities in this client-facing role include working closely with our sales and product marketing teams to produce sales proposals, client business reviews, and marketing material. In this role, you will become an expert at extracting data from our massive data set and turning it into business insights. You will have exposure to internal and external business leaders and will be expected to produce and communicate actionable recommendations effectively.
  • Leverage LinkedIn s unique data to create innovative, custom analyses and tools to address business challenges
  • Write SQL/Hive/Pig/Python queries to extract necessary data, analyze the results to generate actionable insights and present the findings either in Tableau, Excel or PowerPoint
  • Build cross-functional relationships and partner effectively with other teams for collaborative opportunities
  • Understand LinkedIn s sales product ecosystem and bring new ideas and narratives in measurement to market
  • Collaborate closely with the sales, business analytics, product, and insights teams to provide analysis, reporting and tool-building capabilities that inform our key stakeholders
  • Develop scalable and repeatable playbooks/narratives for internal and external stakeholders
  • Inform end-clients sales and marketing strategy
  • Serve as a strategic advisor to internal and external stakeholders as it pertains to data usage, insights, and measurement
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor s degree
  • 2+ years experience in analytics or management consulting
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience turning data into actionable insights and presenting to internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Experience with SQL/relational databases- Python, R, Hive, Pig, etc.
  • Experience working in or cross-functionally with Sales or Marketing
  • Experience using data visualization tools like Tableau or PowerBI
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
*This position is not open for visa sponsorship

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