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[JOB] Seeking a Web Analyst in London or NYC for 6-month fixed-term contract

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  • kimleeroo
    JOB TITLE: Locum Web Analyst DEPARTMENT: Nature.com ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of User Experience and Analytics LOCATION: Nature Publishing Group, 4 Crinan Street,
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 9, 2013
      JOB TITLE: Locum Web Analyst
      DEPARTMENT: Nature.com

      ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of User Experience and Analytics

      LOCATION: Nature Publishing Group, 4 Crinan Street, London N1 9XW or Nature America, 75 Varick Street, New York NY 10003

      CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed term 6 months, maternity cover and full-time (5 days per week)

      Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, dedicated to serving the academic, professional, scientific and medical communities. The nature.com team focuses on the digital production of content via existing platforms and the creation of a firm foundation -- systems, tools, data and processes -- upon which we can develop and deliver a compelling range of digital products and services.


      We are looking to hire an experienced Web Analyst for a fixed term contract to help support analytics implementation, configuration and analysis across the nature.com team and other divisions of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. The position is a 6-month locum position starting in late May or early June 2013.

      For each online business division, you will partner with global product teams to define success metrics, establish report formats and interpret business critical measures. The ideal candidate will have proficiency using different analytics tools to perform macro- and granular-level analysis of traffic patterns across various channels including social and mobile. Experience with designing custom reports to meet business requirements for new product launches and optimize site and/or app features based on data-driven insights is essential. Additional experience with analytics governance across various platforms and knowledge of digital publishing and editorial systems, workflows and processes would be desirable.

      This position is available to be filled either in London or New York

      NPG offers a lovely working environment, exciting and challenging work, enthusiastic colleagues, and a sensible work/life balance. The salary is excellent and negotiable for the right person.

      Key responsibilities:
      • Ad hoc analysis of site, app and social channel usage to assess effectiveness of content and site design
      • Monitor monthly site usage and technology figures for nature.com portfolio and disseminate via updated dashboards
      • Gather and analyse usage information, validate data integrity and evaluate trends to answer business questions
      • Support various teams across organisation to answer questions relating to client and partner reporting
      • Webtrends Analytics administration and custom report configuration and design (Segments/VDM, Optimize pluses)
      • Define reports and tracking tags for sites and apps, against business requirements, for new products and features

      • Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering, Business, Economics or Statistics
      • Highly numerate with strong analytical and interpretation skills
      • 1-3 years of experience with Webtrends, Google Analytics and other tools essential
      • Advanced knowledge of analytics concepts, including JavaScript for data collection
      • Experience with web and mobile app development technology
      • Understanding of digital marketing across different content types, including SEO and PPC
      • Advanced knowledge of Excel including VBA essential
      • Experience with data visualisation and storytelling for dashboards and reports
      • General knowledge of data warehousing, databases and SQL
      • Must be a self-starter with strong communication skills and possess attention to detail

      The position will be based either in our London offices near St Pancras or in our New York office in Tribeca. All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK or the US (dependent on location) in order to be considered for the vacancy. To apply for this position, please upload a resume and covering letter referencing NPG/051/13 via http://jobs.macmillan.com/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000003025 by 15 April 2013. Interviews will be held from late April 2013.

      Nature Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about our company, please visit our web sites at www.nature.com
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