New York, NY, United States

Freelance Insights Lead

Isobar is a digital agency with a focus on flawless user experience. We build everything from a Comedy Central app that makes hilarious content available anywhere, to extremely sophisticated platforms for the U.S. Air Force. The breadth of Isobar’s marketing and business clients means that our people have a broad range of opportunities to explore. Our secret sauce? Ensuring full collaboration between our technology, user experience, creative and strategy teams to enable the creation of complex, award-winning, no-one-else-is-doing-it, slam-dunk work.

Position Overview 

Isobar is seeking Lead Insights Analysts to lead the execution of web analytic strategies, including implementation, analysis and reporting for various clients, and be an integral part of the Optimization group at Isobar. Candidates are expected to use their passion for data/analytics and thought leadership to develop innovative ways of improving site tracking and performance. 

Candidates must possess a thorough understanding of digital measurement principles ranging from statistical analysis methodologies to implementation strategies, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the major web analytics solutions such as Adobe Analytics, IBM Analytics or Google Analytics.

Lead Insights Analysts at Isobar must be detail-oriented, team-oriented and skilled at solving problems and answering questions using data and analysis. They must also possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and be willing to travel from time to time to support client projects. The candidate will join a growing marketing strategy team and assist in expanding the search engine and interactive marketing activities for clients.

  • Develop measurement strategies for complex business strategies as well as digital marketing campaigns
  • Perform hands-on analysis of large volumes of web analytics (tag or log-based collection), customer data and other quantitative data points
  • Develop data models and design solutions that translate disparate metrics into business-transforming measurement frameworks 
  • Define key metrics to measure website performance, construct tracking dashboards and maintain general reporting structures for clients
  • Consult with clients and internal teams on projects requiring web analytics platform selection, implementation and/or existing platform remediation
  • Manage tracking and reporting across ongoing digital marketing (search, display, email, social, etc.) campaigns 
  • Serve as subject matter expert on web analytics implementations across multiple projects
  • Provide data insights (using web analytics and third-party data sources) to inform site and campaign strategies
  • Develop detailed dashboards to deliver standardized reporting for site and campaign performance across various business objectives
  • Develop web analytics reporting frameworks and templates, client deliverables and reports
  • Develop and document web analytics guidelines and standards for client projects across the company
  • Mentor junior analysts on the team to develop their skill and understanding of data, web analytics, and reporting 

Required Skills / Experience
  • A minimum of 5-6 years of web analytics, data strategies and reporting experience
  • Keen ability to translate business goals into concrete KPIs and measurement strategies to help track performance against the goals
  • Experience with the major web analytics solutions (Adobe Analytics, IBM Analytics, Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g., spreadsheet formatting, pivot tables, graphs, vlookups, etc.) 
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented with a passion for digging into data to identify key trends, results and critical outcomes
  • Strong ability to translate, communicate and distill statistics and metrics into a digestible, actionable framework
  • Some working experience with major testing tools (HP Optimost, Adobe Target, etc.)

Nice to have
  • Intermediate understanding of broader digital marketing channels, including email marketing, display media and social media marketing
  • Intermediate understanding of search engine marketing principles (natural and paid search) 
  • Technical background for a deeper understanding of implementation, testing and debugging