Senior Manager, Analytics & Strategy at Blue Nile

| Seattle
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Blue Nile is the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our standards are among the highest of all jewelers.  We provide a superior customer experience, extraordinary value and industry leading product quality and style.  We obsess about our customers and are passionate about providing each customer with an amazing experience. 

We embrace a culture of adaptability.  Our team is nimble, innovative and resourceful and makes an impact on both the business and each individual customer’s personal experience.  We value hard-work, flexibility and curiosity and collaborate to creatively solve problems, constantly improve and implement meaningful changes.  Our team celebrates achievements and is inspired by success.

Blue Nile is seeking a talented Senior Manager to lead our corporate analytics team and strategic planning efforts, responsible for driving innovative business insights and new business opportunities. This position will drive a strategic, disciplined approach to identifying, prioritizing and executing initiatives that help drive overall performance of our business. The successful candidate will have leadership acumen, comfort with analytical methods and strategic planning principles based fundamentally in data and analytics. They must also be agile and resourceful, possess strong personal drive and self-motivation, be effective communicators, and be comfortable working across different verticals of the organization.

 

Senior Manager, Analytics and Strategy Responsibilities:

  • Lead the analytics team responsible for driving insights across website, marketing, and other key operational areas of the business.
  • Expand and improve upon strategic use of data in core, customer facing areas of the business
  • Define and implement the long term vision for corporate analytics
  • Partner with organizational leaders to execute on key strategic objectives
  • Set team goals and create professional development plans for each team member
  • Partner with Chief Strategy Officer on the ongoing development and execution of the 1-3 year strategic plan. Duties may include ongoing analysis and assessment of Blue Nile’s market position, impact of existing strategic initiatives, customer analysis, cost structure, and competitive dynamics in the industry.
  • Partner with organizational leaders to execute on key strategic objectives

Qualifications: 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex concepts in a simple, structured manner
  • Comfort with ambiguity, complex analytical methods, and large data sets
  • Creativity in solving problems and generating innovative solutions
  • Ability to lead, be a catalyst for change and to influence others
  • Familiarity with analytical / data science concepts
  • 7+ years of prior experience in merchandising, marketing, business development, or corporate strategy. Consulting experience a plus.
  • BA / BS in Economics, Accounting, Applied Math , or other Quantitative field (MBA preferred)

What we Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Fitness Center Discount
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district. We are close to transportation, restaurants, coffee shops and parks.

What are Blue Nile Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Set aside up to $2,650/year pre-tax to pay for eligible health expenses- including many over-the-counter products.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Life Insurance
Employer paid life/AD&D insurance with a $50,000 benefit for each. Supplemental life/AD&D available for employees, spouses, and children
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All full-time regular employees receive $100.00 per month to aid with transportation costs. Pre-tax savings are available on bus and ferry passes as well as parking expenses.
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month by our Brewnile Club!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Blue Nile offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Benefits are effective the first of the month following your date of hire.

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