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Senior Analyst, Business Insights

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ANALYST, BUSINESS INSIGHTS

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible audio experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

ROLE:

Saavn is seeking an analytically driven and open-minded individual to join our rapidly growing global team of entrepreneurs. The Business Insights team acts as a trusted business adviser to the COO, Founders, and the leadership team at Saavn. The role will be an integral member of the Business Insights team and will be responsible for providing support and analysis across the breadth of work provided by the team. This team is responsible for analyzing high priority business challenges and proposing solutions based on thorough data and business analysis.

The Business Insights group is a part of the COO’s team and the Senior Analyst, Business Insights role will report directly to the Senior Manager of Business Insights.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Drive business productivity and efficiency through data driven initiatives
  • Run detailed queries in SQL to support ongoing project needs across a variety of business areas
  • Create and regularly update data dashboards to help define and measure progress towards KPIs across all business focus areas (User Growth, Engagement, Revenue, Corporate Governance, People & Culture)
  • Identify ways in which complex and ambiguous business problems can be solved in a systematic and objective manner with the help of data and market research
  • Analyze internal and external data to uncover trends on user behavior and the industry as a whole, influencing product, content, and marketing roadmaps
  • Create presentations for the executive team summarizing key insights and action items derived through robust research and analyses
  • Work closely with the Product, Marketing, Content, and Data teams to identify strategic and operational improvement opportunities

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in  Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or other quantitative field
  • 2-3 years experience working in a highly analytical environment providing data insights (Consulting, Tech, Banking, or other relevant industry)
  • Exceptional data querying skills
  • 2+ years experience working with SQL  
  • 1+ year experience working with Python, R, and Tableau
  • Adept at data extraction, statistics, analysis, and visualization
  • Ability to effectively articulate complex ideas in simple and effective presentations to a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Extremely comfortable with Excel, PowerPoint, and Keynote
  • Passion and deep understanding of the technology, media, and entertainment spaces
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build effective relationships across teams to solve and operationalize complex business problems.
  • An entrepreneurial, “roll up your sleeves” attitude and willingness to perform tasks with a range of difficulty from routine tasks to preparing analysis for senior management.
  • Effective in working autonomously to “get things done” and taking the initiative to anticipate needs of teams and senior management

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

Premium health coverage (medical, dental, and vision)

  • Discounted gym membership
  • 401K matching contributions
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings

 

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