Senior Analyst Global Advertising
eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.
About the business:
Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eCG already has a presence and in prospective markets.
About the team:
The Central Analytics team is responsible for Global Analytics and building Analytics capabilities across all Business Units.
"We make decisions based on data, by providing high-value data, deep insights, and addictive tools."
About the role:
We are looking for a gifted analytics professional to join our Central Commercial & Advertising Analytics team. Join us!
Your main focus will be to contribute to the development of our Advertising platforms and tools from an Analytics data-driven perspective, working in close contact with both our Advertising Center of Excellence, and our Product & Technology team.
As a member of the global analytics team, you will be proficient with data tools and sources, thrive on solving highly analytical problems, and turn data into impactful insights. This global role comes with the challenge of understanding and contributing to many facets of the business, including advertising operations, product, finance and data management.
You are data and analytically intensive! Successful candidates should be quick learners, strategic problem solvers, operational and execution driven facilitators, problem solvers, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. This role is heavily cross-functional and ideal for candidates who enjoy both defining and solving complex problems, while getting deeply involved in the design of our future advertising platforms and tools.
Skills in problem definition, rigorous analysis, recommendation development and influencing capabilities will also be critical, as well as demonstration of exceptional interpersonal skills, initiative and integrity.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
As a main focus, contribute to the development of our Advertising platforms and tools from an Analytics perspective. Those capabilities include ad serving, targeting, testing and experimentation, decision engines, pricing optimization, and more.
Ensure that all platforms, features and initiatives are properly measurable, by defining and applying measurement and tracking frameworks and making sure all prerequisites are embedded in the product development process.
Monitor and collect the appropriate data, create insights, and communicate with the teams to effectively steer the product performance and roadmap.
Structure complex, ambiguous business questions and utilize analytical skills to synthesize impactful business insights, to the benefit of commercial leaders in the organization.
Design, plan, and execute methodologies to measure successes of business initiatives.
Analyze results and trends across business units, verticals & revenue streams, to uncover opportunities and improve business performance.
Collaborate with other analysts/data scientists and help guide strategy based on learning from other analyses/projects.
Perform ad-hoc analysis and benchmarking as needed.
Create and maintain insightful automated reports and dashboards utilizing typical data quality functions (e.g. standardization, consistency, etc.)
Work closely across the matrix with teams like Advertising CoE, Product & Technology, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Product, and more.
Scale analytics best practices and knowledge sharing across the organization.
Continually improve your knowledge of analytics tools, our data warehouse, the business, and methodologies.
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, Engineering or other quantitative field
4+ years of professional experience in using data to facilitate business decisions
Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills in English
Exceptionally diligent to detail and embracing of collaboration
People minded; eager to build positive and productive relationships with partners
General knowledge of the digital advertising ecosystem and related performance metrics
Experience manipulating large data sets, interpreting data trends and using a multitude of disparate data sources and tools
Ability to shift priorities quickly, while maintaining a high degree of organization and control
Good knowledge of SQL or similar
Experience in at least one visualisation tool (Tableau, Looker, Data Studio, PowerBI, etc.)
The highest proficiency in Excel & PowerPoint
Experience with AdTech (DV360, Google Ads, Ad Manager, AdSense, Bing, etc)
Hands-on experience with one scripting language (R, Python, Java, etc)
Familiarity with web and app analytics
Knowledge of A/B testing
Experience applying statistical modelling to drive business decision making
What we offer:
Dynamic, very international team with highly skilled personalities, a passion for e-commerce, integrity and a good sense of humor.
High team autonomy and agile environment
The chance to work closely with other teams across Europe, North America and APAC.
A competitive salary and benefits, and an excellent working environment.
Silicon Valley amenities, such as iPhones and MacBook Pros, exciting high spec dev machines and very nice office facilities.
An opportunity to build applications, which will be used by millions of people globally
From the moment that you join, we seek to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. If you are hardworking and thrive in a reciprocal and friendly environment then apply and send us your CV.
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/
People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.
We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.
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