Data and Analytics Specialist at Discovery Direct-to-Consumer

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Description: 

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company’s mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Company

Operating in one of the most interesting, innovative and fluid industries, a role within Discovery’s Direct-to- consumer business offers a fantastic career opportunity.


Discovery's Digital Direct-To-Consumer business operates a group of both well established brands and well-funded start-ups. We operate teams working at the crossroads of tech and entertainment. We are fast, nimble and have fun developing new, innovative and immersive digital content for iconic brands, including Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, MotorTrend Group, as well as newer brands such as GolfTV. As content creators in the digital space, we’re building on the Discovery legacy by using technology to evolve the viewing experience… telling better, more immersive stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day.


Our Team

It takes an army of incredibly talented, passionate and creative individuals to make this amazing content and the tech that distributes it, and that’s where we come in!


Discovery’s Talent team recruits the best talent the industry has to offer. We pride ourselves on hiring recruiters and researchers who are absolute experts at what they do. Passionate, with a keen eye for talent, well networked and up to date on industry innovations. We’re now adding to our team a Senior Data & Analytics Manager, with that same level of passion, dynamism, industry knowledge and ‘get things done’ attitude!

If this sounds like you, keep reading.


The Opportunity

Discovery Inc’s Direct- To-Consumer business is looking for a Data and Analytics Specialist who will help guide the next chapter of the business’ growth.


This role will produce business-critical people insights which enables the recruiting organization to move faster and make better decisions through the successful delivery of People analytics. This is a new role and will lay the foundation for data and analytics within the recruiting and people organization. You’ll have the opportunity to influence the business by creatively exploring & using data to inform our decisions. You’ll be responsible for understanding what works differently for each lines of business and recommend business strategies for improving operational efficiency for a global team of recruiters, sourcers, and coordinators.

This role collaborates closely with the Director of Talent, People and Culture leadership and the business leaders help move from data and analysis to action.

Responsibilities

1. Drive and partner with people analytics to build our recruiting data roadmap and analytics reporting framework.

2. Define, evaluate and report on key metrics for the recruitment organization on a global level.

3. Partner across all levels of recruiting leadership to provide data that will lead to more informed decision making.

4. Design, build and maintain dashboards and visualizations.

5. Translate complex findings and data in a compelling and easy-to-understand narrative for the end user

6. Communicate analyses and recommendations to various cross-functional stakeholders.

7. Make recommendations to improve existing data-collection methodologies. Use basic tools such as Excel, PowerPoint or infographics to deliver reports and dashboards

8. Create routine reports and prepare analysis of recruiting trends for existing programs and new initiatives

9. Assist in the creation of models, templates, and documentation

10. Design and recommend key metrics for talent acquisition operations to better align resources and drive better decision making

11. Identify, analyze and forecast trends into meaningful visualizations and develop presentations for leadership as needed

12. Produce and present ad hoc, monthly and quarterly talent acquisition analysis reports to support business line data activity reporting needs

13. Work with recruiting managers to develop and maintain user dashboards that display real time and on-demand KPIs for the recruiting and sourcing teams.

14. Evaluate trends on process and measuring organizational effectiveness and make recommendations for further optimization.

15. Ensure high integrity and accuracy of recruiting data through audits and governance.

Requirements

* 5-8 years of work experience in Data & Analytics, systems, or reporting function.

* Experience in statistical analysis and complex data interpretation with the ability to present. information and insights to all layers of the organization in a concise, clear, and timely manner.

* Advanced Excel keynote and PowerPoint Skills.

* Strong problem-solving capability and ability to analyze complex problems or situations and develop practical solutions

* Demonstrated analytical skills and proven experience in applying a systematic and disciplined approach to resolving complex issues

* Attention to detail

* Proven ability to understand and translate customer requirements/needs when making decisions

* Self-directed with the ability to work independently and as well as part of a team

* Experience working with virtual teams across diverse geographical locations

* Operates with a keen sense of urgency

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

10401 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004
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What are Discovery Direct-to-Consumer Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Annual Impact Day where the office volunteers together. Opportunities to volunteer through People Portal. New Hires are given $25 to donate to cause of their choice. Discovery offers matching programs
Partners with Nonprofits
RISE, Turn Up Fight Hunger, Adopt a Family, Oceana, Discovery Project CAT, Give a Little TLC, Inspire a Difference, Building a Difference, Talent Unlimited.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Parents at Discovery, Discovery GreenD, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Diverse slate required for leadership roles.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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