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Position Summary:

This position is part of the Global Strategy & Innovation (GSI) group, leading efforts to deliver data-driven insights to stakeholders and empower decisions around the NBA's engaged fanbase. The Team Data Solutions Strategist will manage the tactics around an end-to-end data experience for team and league users to leverage across specific business use cases.

This role will interface with various experts and partners within the data space, serving as a critical connection and delivering a tailored experience to key stakeholders. In addition, you will support the development of outputs that accompany delivered data, including reporting and analysis.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage partners and stakeholders through key milestones of construction of the data platform for the Leaguewide Data Initiative

  • Serve as the subject matter expert regarding the infrastructure supporting the Leaguewide Data Initiative

  • Leverage that expertise to create and maintain a data product roadmap and execute those outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of current and future needs in data collection for both the league, from teams, and teams from the league, and create solutions to gather the required information

  • Participate in the creation of a data product roadmap and execute on those outcomes through reporting and other outputs

  • Work with Team Marketing & Business Operations (TMBO) executives to further proprietary analytical research for presentation to teams at various league workshops

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 2+ years of experience in stakeholder and/or analytically-driven roles

  • Ability to consult with business analysts and operators to understand their data needs, develop systems to access the data and convert the outputs into various formats for analysis

  • Comfort with ambiguity in data and experience in working with partners to optimize third-party data streams

  • Experience in understanding existing data structures, including collection and standardization processes using a combination of R, Python and SQL

  • Expertise in creating informative data visualizations through Tableau, Power BI or other software

  • Detail-oriented, extremely organized with ability to manage projects from inception through execution

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly for presentations


  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in business or quantitative field

Salary Range:

  • $80,000 to $100,000 per year

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.